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Douglas County teacher shortage takes a plunge (1)

February 12, 2016 — 

The national teacher shortage is showing its face in Douglas County, with the Douglas Education Service District reporting a lower number of active substitute teachers available compared with several years …

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Public health presents its new face at town hall meet (2)

February 12, 2016 — 

Public health has had a makeover in Douglas County.Immunizations, family planning and other programs formerly operated by the Douglas County Public Health Department are under new management, and members of …

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Four chaplains to be honored at ceremony Saturday (3)

February 12, 2016 — 

A ceremony honoring the Four Chaplains will be held at noon Saturday at the Earle B. Stewart American Legion Hall, 406 S.E. Oak Ave.The ceremony honors four chaplains and 672 …

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Some public works employees cleared to return to work (4)

February 12, 2016 — 

Fifteen Douglas County Public Works employees were allowed to return to work today.Eighteen employees had been placed on administrative leave last week after equipment was found to be missing from …

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Cow Creek Tribe awards natural resource grants (5)

February 12, 2016 — 

The Cow Creek Tribe’s Natural Resources Department awarded three grants to community partners involved in natural restoration programs during a presentation held at the Roseburg tribal office Thursday.“When we have …

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WIC Nutrition Program transitions to electronic card (6)

February 12, 2016 — 

Low-income Douglas County mothers who struggle to put healthy food on the table can now buy their groceries with the swipe of a card.The Women Infants and Children Nutrition Program …

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Former Azalea resident suing Douglas County for $5 million (7)

February 12, 2016 — 

A handgun and a now-defunct website are at the center of a lawsuit filed against the Douglas County government and some of its employees. The case is set to go …

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Predator Damage Committee sending surveys (8)

February 11, 2016 — 

Three full-time trappers through Wildlife Services are charged with covering all the wildlife animal damage issues in Douglas County to protect public safety, livestock and natural resources.However, Douglas County has …

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Review: The hits of ‘Kung Fu Panda’ (9)

February 11, 2016 — 

You’re on notice, Coppola. DreamWorks Animation just showed the world how to end a trilogy.“Kung Fu Panda 3” opened at Roseburg Cinema last Friday and offered up the usual formula …

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Driver trapped in car after morning accident (10)

February 11, 2016 — 

Two people were transported to the hospital after an early Thursday morning vehicle collision near the intersection of Highway 99 and Grange Road.Firefighters received a report of an accident involving …

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Roseburg man arrested after running from Wal-Mart loss prevention (11)

February 11, 2016 — 

A Roseburg man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly stealing merchandise from Wal-Mart in the 2100 block of Stewart Parkway, Roseburg.At approximately 1:05 p.m., Timothy R. Hobbs, 31, allegedly stole from …

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Police log: 5-year-old boy cut on eye by father with knife (12)

February 11, 2016 — 

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

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Don't like when things get messy? | Moms (13)

February 11, 2016 — 

My mom tells me that when I was little, I couldn’t stand being dirty. I would cry when my hands were not clean. The story goes that at my first …

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Legislative update given at UCC board meeting (14)

February 11, 2016 — 

WINCHESTER — The Umpqua Community College Board of Trustees reviewed legislative updates affecting the college at a Wednesday meeting. An update on the recovery progress following the Oct. 1 shooting …

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Oregon’s small coastal ports receive funds for dredging (15)

February 11, 2016 — 

The Army Corps of Engineers will allocate an additional $9 million this year toward dredging projects at Oregon’s small ports. More than $5 million of those funds will go toward …

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Last four armed occupiers said they would turn themselves in (16)

February 11, 2016 — 

BURNS — The last four armed occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon said they would turn themselves in this morning after law officers surrounded them in a …

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Human remains discovered on beach in Gardiner (17)

February 10, 2016 — 

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating human remains that have been found on the beach in Gardiner.According to the sheriff’s office, the remains were found around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday …

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Law enforcement welcomes participation for the 2016 Citizen Police Academy (18)

February 10, 2016 — 

For one billionth of a second, Rob Jasperson thought he was going to die. A cable ran from a clip attached to the back of his shirt to the end …

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To the mother of boys | Moms (19)

February 10, 2016 — 

To the Mother of Boys, I am amongst your ranks, but newly so. My sons have recently turned two and I feel like I am just dipping my toes into …

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Court denies Kinkel’s bid for shorter sentence (20)

February 10, 2016 — 

PORTLAND — Kip Kinkel has lost another bid to reduce the 111-year sentence he received for the 1998 mass shooting at Springfield’s Thurston High School. The Oregon Court of Appeals …

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