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Police log; Husband throws cigarette roller, complains about going to work (1)

September 18, 2014 — 

These logs are the highlights of initial emergency calls and reports to the Douglas County Dispatch Center. They do not represent all the incidents or their final outcomes. POLICE LOG …

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Roseburg School District superintendent resigning at end of school year (2)

September 18, 2014 — 

Roseburg School District Superintendent Larry Parsons submitted his official letter of resignation to the school board at its Sept. 10 meeting. At the meeting, board member Steve Patterson thanked Parsons …

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Roseburg man arraigned in convenience store murder (3)

September 18, 2014 — 

A Roseburg mother of four killed while working the night shift at a convenience store Tuesday was stabbed multiple times then bludgeoned with a hammer, according to court documents. John …

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Police catch suspected purse snatcher (4)

September 18, 2014 — 

A 21-year-old woman was arrested Wednesday afternoon after reportedly stealing an elderly woman’s purse and fleeing in a stolen vehicle, according to Sutherlin police. Police said they received a report …

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Building talent on display at Roseburg Showcase of Homes (5)

September 18, 2014 — 

Contractor Nick Kennaday flashes a big grin as he describes the Western leaf maple counter top he custom built for a kitchen peninsula. From the peninsula, bright light emits from …

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Two hair stylists open new business, Shear Genius, in Myrtle Creek (6)

September 18, 2014 — 

MYRTLE CREEK — On the outside, the black building near Exit 106 in Myrtle Creek may look like just another business. Inside, though, it’s an art project two hairstylists are …

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Breaking News: Semi crash closes Highway 38 at Scottsburg (7)

September 18, 2014 — 

SCOTTSBURG — A freight truck closed both lanes of Highway 38 at the Scottsburg Bridge this morning after it crashed and began to leak diesel fuel into the Umpqua River. …

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The "Where should we eat?" argument | Moms (8)

September 18, 2014 — 

“Where should we eat?” A seemingly innocuous question with so many repercussions.     Being a sensitive “significant other,” we both feel it is necessary to acquiesce to the wishes …

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Police log: Horses run wild on Reston Road (9)

September 17, 2014 — 

These logs are the highlights of initial emergency calls and reports to the Douglas County Dispatch Center. They do not represent all the incidents or their final outcomes. POLICE LOG …

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Fall backyard burn season postponed in Roseburg (10)

September 17, 2014 — 

Because of the hot, dry weather, the Roseburg Fire Department has postponed the fall backyard burning season until temperatures cool down and there’s a significant amount of rain. The backyard …

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Police release few details in Tuesday murder case (11)

September 17, 2014 — 

After nearly a five-hour standoff Tuesday, authorities arrested a Roseburg man accused of slaying an employee at the Fast Stop Market & Deli earlier in the day. John Joseph Flannigan, …

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Roseburg Costco evacuated after coolant leaks (12)

September 17, 2014 — 

A leak of nontoxic fluid caused a storewide evacuation at Costco at 4141 N.E. Stephens Street in Roseburg. An 800-pound container of refrigerant ruptured on one of the store’s loading …

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Community remembers murdered Roseburg mother of four (13)

September 17, 2014 — 

Pleasant, funny, hard-working. This is how friends, family and community members remembered Fast Stop employee Lori Lynn Rothrock, 38, during a candlelight vigil outside the market Tuesday night. About 50 …

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Committee to review Wyden’s O&C plan (14)

September 17, 2014 — 

A piece of federal legislation designed to increase local annual timber production is finally set to move ahead. Oregon U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden announced Tuesday that his legislation regarding the …

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Lockdown lifted at Eastwood Elementary after homicide in Roseburg store (15)

September 17, 2014 — 

Eastwood Elementary School students usually begin their school day with breakfast in the cafeteria but Tuesday morning they were ushered directly to their classrooms as police conducted a search for …

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Baby with big heart Baylee Roles still waiting for heart transplant (16)

September 17, 2014 — 

She’s been dubbed the “little girl with the great big heart” by family and supporters. It’s a name which fits 6-month-old Baylee Brynn Roles especially well, suiting both her sunny …

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Roseburg Senior Center to lease former Chin’s restaurant building (17)

September 17, 2014 — 

A 20-year search for Roseburg Senior Center’s new home was called off Friday after the membership agreed to lease with the option to buy the former Chin’s restaurant in south …

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Safe Travels: Drivers and cyclists must be aware and follow the rules of the road to be safe (18)

September 17, 2014 — 

Drivers and cyclists make mistakes that contribute to crashes, but when a crash happens involving a cyclist and a vehicle, it is often the cyclist who is injured or killed. …

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Ask the Dietitian: Vitamins can’t beat vegetables (19)

September 17, 2014 — 

Ally Gottfried Ask the Dietitian …

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Sen. Jeff Merkley to speak at annual Flegel banquet (20)

September 16, 2014 — 

U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley will be the keynote speaker at the Douglas County Democratic Party’s annual Flegel Victory Banquet and silent auction Oct. 4 at Seven Feathers Convention Center. U.S. …

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