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Extraordinary Living conference offers tips to people over 50 (1)

September 2, 2015 — 

Laughter is good for you.One of the best ways to stay healthy and happy through the golden years is to laugh. That’s the message comedian and journalism professor Leigh Anne …

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Celtic Festival to channel northern Europe at Delfino on Saturday (2)

September 2, 2015 — 

Before Labor Day comes and goes and autumn reintroduces itself, folks around the country will likely try to wring out the last drops of summer. In that spirit, Delfino Winery …

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Roseburg schools emphasize attendance (3)

September 2, 2015 — 

For the second consecutive year, Roseburg Public Schools will place an increased emphasis on attendance during the month of September.This first month of school is called Attendance Awareness Month. The …

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Oregon State Police asking for help with elk poaching case in Douglas County (4)

September 2, 2015 — 

The Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division is seeking the public’s assistance with an ongoing investigation in Southern Oregon involving a poached elk.On Saturday, troopers from Roseburg Area Command …

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Police log: Man seen carrying a machete decorated with teeth (5)

September 2, 2015 — 

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.Read more …

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Ex VA doctor calls management apathetic (6)

September 2, 2015 — 

Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center pulmonologist Robert Moss became the most recent in a long line of providers to leave the VA hospital this week.Estimates of the turnover range from …

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Roseburg police to participate in DUII enforcement during Labor Day weekend (7)

September 2, 2015 — 

If you were planning to drink and drive this weekend, think again.The Roseburg Police Department will be participating in a traffic safety campaign focusing on DUII enforcement during the Labor …

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Parenting lessons from Alek Skarlatos | Moms (8)

September 2, 2015 — 

Back to school is in full swing. My Facebook and Instagram news feed was filled with adorable photos of sweet school kids ready for their first day of the new …

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Animal attraction: Wildlife Safari interns receive field training (9)

September 2, 2015 — 

Interns at Wildlife Safari don’t fetch coffee. They dart elk, castrate bulls, feed tigers and artificially inseminate cheetahs. And they come from all around the world to perform these tasks, …

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Alek Skarlatos in ABC’s new ‘Dancing’ cast (10)

September 2, 2015 — 

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC moved quickly to land one of the three Americans who foiled a terror attack on a Paris-bound train last month for the 21st season cast …

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UCAN, Head Start looking to build new headquarters (11)

September 2, 2015 — 

Head Start may finally have a new, permanent home if the United Community Action Network can secure a $2 million grant from the state, with some help from Roseburg city …

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Oregon Governor Kate Brown declares September National Preparedness Month (12)

September 2, 2015 — 

In July, The New Yorker published an article declaring that a massive earthquake would destroy a substantial portion of the coastal Northwest. The question the author posed was not if …

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Notes From a Local Kitchen: Fresh-baked cookies are the best (13)

September 1, 2015 — 

“Think what a better world it would be if we all — the whole world — had cookies and milk about three o’clock every afternoon ...” — Robert Fulghum, All …

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Roseburg summer was hottest on record (14)

September 1, 2015 — 

The rumors are true.The National Weather Service’s Medford office said that this year’s summer — defined by meteorologists as June through August — was the hottest ever recorded.In Roseburg, the …

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Police log: Woman’s Eugene-based ‘shrink’ attempting to steal her home (15)

September 1, 2015 — 

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.Read more …

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White Enchiladas and Fast Pepper Salsa | Moms (16)

September 1, 2015 — 

On a day when I didn't have the ingredients I thought I did (sound familiar to anyone?) I was still able to put together an unexpectedly great dish. I call …

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A new school year begins (17)

September 1, 2015 — 

As it does every year about this time, Fullerton IV Elementary School in Roseburg came back to life at about 8 a.m. on a foggy Monday morning.What started as a …

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Roseburg woman nearly hits 1-year-old with hammer (18)

September 1, 2015 — 

A woman was arrested after throwing a hammer toward a 1-year-old girl and another female at approximately 12:38 p.m. Monday in the 900 block of Pine Street, Roseburg.[Police log: Woman’s …

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Roseburg woman arrested after pulling hair (19)

September 1, 2015 — 

A Roseburg woman was arrested after reportedly slapping and pulling the hair of another woman during a physical dispute Monday evening.Officers arrived to the 100 block of Northpark Lane, Roseburg, …

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Tracks into the past: Renovations begin on historic railcar (20)

September 1, 2015 — 

Yellow jackets perch on hanging light bulbs in the peeling railcar interior, but Douglas County Museum Director Gardner Chappell pays them no mind. He is only concerned with the vision …

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