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Department of Human Services Senior Services office exits Douglas County health building (1)

December 18, 2014 — 

Department of Human Services employees are one step closer to a move to the former Douglas Community Hospital building on Harvard Avenue in Roseburg. In the meantime, DHS employees who …

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Rockin’ on the job (2)

December 18, 2014 — 

An excavator with a hammer, operated by Harlon Cox of JTM Grading and Excavating of Roseburg, works this morning at loosening rock and enlarging the parking area at the soon-to-be …

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Winston man accused of sex abuse asks to withdraw guilty plea (3)

December 18, 2014 — 

A Winston man who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a girl known to him over a 4-year span asked to withdraw his plea Thursday prior to sentencing. Dennis Burkhert, 64, …

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Roseburg teen in serious condition; two other county residents on the mend (4)

December 18, 2014 — 

One Douglas County resident is recovering in a Springfield hospital, while two others have been released, following three separate incidents over the last three weeks. Roseburg teenager Jerri Chilcott, 17, …

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Police Log: Mail carrier bitten by dog in Roseburg (5)

December 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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Feeling harried or are you ready? | Moms (6)

December 18, 2014 — 

We’re coming down to the wire, everyone. My lists are becoming very specific and I’m being able to cross off more and more items. Oh, that’s a good feeling!  All this …

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Douglas County commissioners table plan to charge fees to dump trash at landfill (7)

December 17, 2014 — 

There’s no decision yet on whether Douglas County will begin charging fees at the dump. The county’s commissioners Wednesday voted to delay the decision until January. Faced with overwhelming public …

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Roseburg woman cited in payroll theft (8)

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 (9)

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 (10)

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 (11)

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 (12)

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 (13)

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 (14)

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 (15)

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 (16)

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 (17)

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 (18)

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 (19)

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 (20)

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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