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Editorial: Umpqua Bank Charitable Foundation deserves praise for support of rural areas (1)

October 30, 2014 — 

If there is a recent, feel-good story it surely rests in the local work by the Umpqua Bank Charitable Foundation. The foundation awarded a $350,000 grant to the Family Development …

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Police seize meth, heroin during house raid in Melrose (2)

October 30, 2014 — 

Two Roseburg residents were arrested this morning after authorities raided their house in the Melrose area and recovered large amounts of crystal methamphetamine and black tar heroin. Officers with the …

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BREAKING NEWS: Woman killed in hunting accident near Myrtle Creek (3)

October 30, 2014 — 

A 20-year-old woman was killed Thursday morning after her father accidentally shot her while the two were hunting in the Clarks Branch area, 10 miles north of Myrtle Creek. Douglas …

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Police Log: Road rage incident reported in Roseburg (4)

October 30, 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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Police canine tracks down suspect in Roseburg (5)

October 30, 2014 — 

A Roseburg woman was arrested early this morning after she reportedly ran from authorities during a traffic stop and was tracked down by a police canine. According to Roseburg police, …

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Traffic stop nets drugs, gun near Myrtle Creek (6)

October 30, 2014 — 

Two Vancouver, Washington residents were arrested Monday evening after police reportedly recovered 3.6 pounds of marijuana, some methamphetamine and a revolver from their vehicle. Myrtle Creek police said they stopped …

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SUTHERLIN: Recreational pot tax passes 4-3 (7)

October 30, 2014 — 

The Sutherlin City Council approved the second reading of a 10 percent tax on sales of recreational marijuana products at a special meeting Wednesday night. Voting yes were Councilors Patricia …

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Melrose Reading Station encourages early learning (8)

October 30, 2014 — 

Most 3-year-olds don’t pay attention to the days of the week, but Seth Kershner knows one thing about Wednesdays: it’s Reading Station day. Seth and his mom, Georgia Kershner, frequent …

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Merkley outspends Wehby in U.S. Senate campaign (9)

October 30, 2014 — 

Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley is outpacing Republican challenger Monica Wehby in campaign contributions, while both candidates are under attack from some independent organizations on the right. According to the Federal …

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Senate candidates Webhy and Merkley campaign in Roseburg (10)

October 30, 2014 — 

Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley and Republican challenger Monica Wehby made last-minute campaign stops in Roseburg this week to rally supporters for Tuesday’s election. On Monday, Wehby told supporters at Douglas …

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New works on display at Umpqua Valley Arts Center (11)

October 30, 2014 — 

If it’s installation week at the Umpqua Valley Arts Center in Roseburg, good luck getting much face-time with the gallery manager. “There are just so many things I’m holding in …

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Laundry lessons for your clothes and your marriage | Moms (12)

October 30, 2014 — 

Once upon a time, many years ago, a good-hearted (newly-wedded) husband decided to help his wife by doing her laundry…  At this point, many of you (probably mostly women) are giggling …

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ROSEBURG: Halloween parade celebrates 40 years in downtown (13)

October 29, 2014 — 

The Downtown Roseburg Association will stage the city’s 40th Neewollah Parade Oct. 31 at 5:15 p.m. The costume parade will stage at the corner of Douglas and Jackson streets at …

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SUTHERLIN: New concert series starts (14)

October 29, 2014 — 

The Calapooia Reflections Museum in Sutherlin is sponsoring a new concert series at the Sutherlin Community Center with a show Nov. 7. The “Musical Madness” series kicks off with The …

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October 29, 2014 — 

MYRTLE CREEK Halloween street fair back this year The Myrtle Creek Chamber of Commerce will host a Halloween Street Fair Friday downtown. The headquarters will be the Rio Theater at …

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WINCHESTER: Sign-up open for UCC dinner show (16)

October 29, 2014 — 

Reservations are being taken for an opening night dinner show at Umpqua Community College’s Danny Lang Center and Centerstage Theatre. Prior to the premiere of UCC Performing Arts’s latest play, …

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ROSEBURG: Downtown haunt wraps up (17)

October 29, 2014 — 

The Roseburg Fright Club will close its seasonal haunted house, the House of the Undead, after one last night at the Roseburg Elks Lodge, 749 S.E. Jackson St. The attraction …

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Roseburg native Jeremy Guthrie will be the starting pitcher in final World Series game (18)

October 29, 2014 — 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — After long waits to make their World Series debuts, Royals veteran Jeremy Guthrie and Giants counterpart Tim Hudson will get one more opportunity tonight (5 …

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October 29, 2014 — 

ROSEBURG: Panel to meet Nov. 6 on proposed Washington, Oak avenue street changes …

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Wildlife Safari elephant dies (20)

October 29, 2014 — 

WINSTON Wildlife Safari elephant dies The oldest elephant at Wildlife Safari died Tuesday afternoon. Alice was a 44-year-old African elephant known for the canvas paintings she’d craft with sponges and …

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