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Douglas County commissioners table plan to charge fees to dump trash at landfill (1)

December 17, 2014 — 

Douglas County commissioners Wednesday tabled a decision on whether to charge fees for dumping at the county landfill. Commissioners voted 2 to 1 to let the new board taking office …

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Roseburg woman cited in payroll theft (2)

December 17, 2014 — 

A Walmart employee was cited Tuesday afternoon after she allegedly cashed a payroll check that was incorrect and received $1,000 more than she was supposed to be paid, according to …

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Jeep flips in collision at Roseburg intersection (3)

December 17, 2014 — 

Two cars collided Tuesday afternoon near North Stewart Parkway and Northeast Airport Road, causing one vehicle to roll over, according to Roseburg police. Police said a 2006 Mazda, driven by …

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Roseburg man accused of trespassing at residence (4)

December 17, 2014 — 

A Roseburg man was cited for trespassing Tuesday night after he allegedly barged into a woman’s residence, according to Roseburg police. The 25-year-old resident reported that an unknown man, later …

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Roseburg Senior Center finds a home at former Chin’s building (5)

December 17, 2014 — 

The 20-year quest by the Roseburg Senior Center for a new location has ended. The seniors have leased the former Chin’s restaurant building at 1614 S.E. Stephens St. Not all …

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Oregon Student Wellness survey results announced for Roseburg School District (6)

December 17, 2014 — 

Drugs and bullying are significant issues for the Roseburg School District, while reports of teacher respect and student involvement are positive points, according to the 2014 Oregon Student Wellness Survey, …

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Sable Curves a perilous stretch for drivers (7)

December 17, 2014 — 

A perilous stretch of county-maintained road has some North Bank Road residents more worried than ever, but with county road funding on the decline, solving this problem could still be …

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Judge orders no restitution for missing items in Glide home-invasion robbery (8)

December 17, 2014 — 

A Glide man sentenced to four years in prison for assaulting a man in a 2012 Glide home-invasion robbery will not have to pay his victim restitution for some belongings …

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Timber Truckers’ Light Parade brings Christmas spirit to south Douglas County (9)

December 17, 2014 — 

Last weekend, concrete truck driver Bob Phelps had one job: turn an Umpqua Sand and Gravel truck into a land of ghosts and lights. And he delivered. The truck, driven …

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Police Log: Duck reported missing in Glide (10)

December 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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Warning: This blog isn’t going to be politically correct | Moms (11)

December 17, 2014 — 

Have you seen those memes or whatever they’re called that a lot of people are posting to Facebook that are all about “Around here we say Merry Christmas, not Happy …

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The great party appetizer | Moms (12)

December 16, 2014 — 

Christmas party invitations are flooding in. The calendar is filling up and you need ideas for tasty treats to present to your friends. Even with my promise to myself to …

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Sutherlin council approves vacancy resolution (13)

December 16, 2014 — 

SUTHERLIN — The Sutherlin City Council narrowly approved a resolution Monday establishing a new council vacancy policy. The board voted 4-3 to fill future vacancies occurring within three months of …

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Police Log: Woman hit by an egg in Roseburg (14)

December 16, 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 Salvation Army store closed, holiday events still running (15)

December 16, 2014 — 

The Roseburg Salvation Army store is closed for renovations, but the nonprofit is still hosting holiday service events. A deteriorating foundation and back wall shut down the store at 3030 …

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Roseburg man arrested in domestic altercation (16)

December 16, 2014 — 

A Roseburg man was arrested Sunday night following an altercation at his residence, in which a child was reportedly struck with shards of glass, according to Roseburg police. Police said …

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Roseburg man accused of driving drunk (17)

December 16, 2014 — 

A Roseburg man was arrested Friday night after allegedly driving drunk and crashing his vehicle into a tree, according to Roseburg police. Leslie Derwood Smith, 65, is accused of crashing …

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Roseburg girl seriously injured in bicycle accident (18)

December 16, 2014 — 

A Roseburg girl is in critical condition at Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield after reportedly crashing her bicycle into a moving vehicle Saturday evening, according to the …

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Roseburg man accused of trespassing stunned with Taser (19)

December 16, 2014 — 

A Roseburg man accused of trespassing at a night club Saturday night was shocked with a Taser after allegedly resisting arrest. Roseburg police said Kory Michael Burkhart, 23, was contacted …

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Roseburg man cited for crashing into patrol car (20)

December 16, 2014 — 

A Roseburg man was cited for an unlawful or unsignaled lane change Saturday night after allegedly changing lanes and striking the side of a Douglas County sheriff’s deputy’s patrol car. …

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