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ROSEBURG: Crash causing partial lane closure on Interstate 5 (1)

October 22, 2014 — 

The Oregon Department of Transportation reports the right, southbound lane on Interstate 5 near Milepost 125 in Roseburg is closed due to a crash. ODOT posted the partial closure at …

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Health report: Tennis aids cancer services (2)

October 22, 2014 — 

ROSEBURG UC-Veg offers healthy treats The Umpqua Community Veg Education Group will provide healthy Halloween treats, games and information about the benefits of plant-based nutrition from 9 a.m. to 1 …

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Fight’s on for three Sutherlin City Council seats (3)

October 22, 2014 — 

SUTHERLIN — Though the City Council here is nonpartisan, factions have clearly emerged. On the top of the Nov. 4 ballot, Mayor Denny Cameron is facing a tough re-election challenge …

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Commissioners approve grant for Umpqua Community College Health, Nursing & Science Center (4)

October 22, 2014 — 

DOUGLAS COUNTY Commissioners OK UCC grant The Douglas County Board of Commissioners Wednesday voted unanimously to award a $250,000 grant to Umpqua Community College. The money will help fund a …

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House raid in Myrtle Creek yields meth, firearms (5)

October 22, 2014 — 

Local authorities seized over three-quarters of a pound of methamphetamine and five firearms during a search at a Myrtle Creek residence and detained seven people Tuesday afternoon. The Douglas Interagency …

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October 22, 2014 — 

A Roseburg man accused of driving under the influence was arrested Tuesday night after he reportedly collided with a vehicle and was weaving in and out of traffic, according to …

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Woman accused of causing scene at Roseburg pet supply store (7)

October 22, 2014 — 

A transient woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon after she reportedly caused a disturbance at a pet supply store over purchasing cigarettes, according to Roseburg police. An employee at Mini Pet …

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Congressional delegation: Secretary should oversee Roseburg VA director selection (8)

October 22, 2014 — 

Rep. Peter DeFazio and Oregon Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley Tuesday called for Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald to oversee selection of a new director for the Roseburg Veterans …

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Little known one year later in double homicide in Winchester (9)

October 22, 2014 — 

A year after a former Douglas County man and his daughter were found shot to death in Winchester, family members are still seeking answers as police continue to search for …

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The ReVoiced a capella group visits Sutherlin High School choir (10)

October 22, 2014 — 

SUTHERLIN — The Sutherlin High School singers searched for their inner-pillowy voices. “Bum-bum bo-ch-bo, bum-bum bo-ch-bo,” the deep male voices led the way. “When the night has come, and the …

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Mercy, Blue Shield contract dispute could mean bigger hospital bills (11)

October 22, 2014 — 

A hospital visit could get a lot more expensive for Douglas County patients with Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance plans next year. Mercy Medical Center in Roseburg and Regence Blue …

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What you need to know about Ebola | Moms (12)

October 22, 2014 — 

You’re probably aware that there is an Ebola outbreak in western Africa; specifically the countries of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone (Nigeria has been declared free of the Ebola virus …

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Traffic stops lead to 13 pounds of marijuana (13)

October 21, 2014 — 

Oregon State Police on Monday seized more than 13 pounds of marijuana during two unrelated traffic stops on Interstate 5 near Green. An OSP sergeant stopped a 1998 Ford Escort …

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Hunter reported missing near Tiller found alive (14)

October 21, 2014 — 

An Ashland man who was reported missing on a hunting trip Saturday in the Abbott Butte area near Tiller was found alive and well Sunday night, according to the Douglas …

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Guest column: Foods should be labeled thoroughly and honestly (15)

October 21, 2014 — 

Over the last few weeks, I have been receiving calls from clients and readers on the question of GMO, or genetically modified organisms, and the pending vote on Ballot Measure …

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Farm to Fork: Horns bring salmon from Alaska to Douglas County tables (16)

October 21, 2014 — 

Each summer, more than 1,400 boats gather for the annual salmon run in Bristol Bay, Alaska. A person might ask what inspires commercial fishermen to purchase a permit and battle …

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Oakland elections: Mayor unopposed on ballot (17)

October 21, 2014 — 

Barring a successful write-in challenge, Bette Keehley will win a fourth two-year term as mayor of Oakland in November. It’s not unthinkable. The late Paul Tamm was ousted by write-in …

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Douglas County Moms: Mom's Meatloaf | Moms (18)

October 21, 2014 — 

A wet, cold day somehow makes a lot of us hungry. Our stomach's long this time of year for what we call, comfort food. This particular dish is a classic, …

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Police Log: Electrician’s truck stolen in Riddle (19)

October 21, 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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Sutherlin couple killed in head-on car crash with log truck (20)

October 21, 2014 — 

SUTHERLIN — A Sutherlin couple died Monday afternoon when the vehicle they were traveling in collided with a fully loaded log truck on Nonpareil Road. Todd Calvin Gilman, 50, was …

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