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July 31, 2015 — 

The Cable Crossing Fire, as of Thursday night, is estimated to have swept through 830 acres of land and is only estimated to be 15 percent contained, according to the …

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What you must know about heat exhaustion and heat stroke | Moms (2)

July 30, 2015 — 

It was one of the hottest days on record in Roseburg and my husband Russ was determined to finish the landscaping of our back yard. My 40th birthday was later …

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It’s 108 degrees, tying for all-time high (3)

July 30, 2015 — 

Today tied for the hottest day ever in Roseburg, according to the National Weather Service in Medford.The mercury hit 108 degrees shortly before 5 p.m. today. Roseburg has hit 108 …

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Cable Crossing Fire jumps fire lines, swells to 500 acres (4)

July 30, 2015 — 

GLIDE — The Cable Crossing Fire swelled to 500 acres after it reportedly jumped containment lines early Wednesday evening.The rapid expansion came after fire crews both on the ground and …

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Stouts Fire now estimated at 6,000 acres (5)

July 30, 2015 — 

The unincorporated community of Milo, about 11 miles east of Canyonville, was hit with a fast-moving fire that grew thousands of acres within hours on Thursday.Douglas Forest Protective Association initially …

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DFPA raises fire restrictions again (6)

July 30, 2015 — 

As the county endures sweltering heat and growing wildfires, the Douglas Forest Protective Association has increased public-use restrictions once again.As of 3 p.m. on July 30, the following restrictions have …

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What we found on our anniversary getaway | Moms (7)

July 30, 2015 — 

This past week, Jerry and I celebrated our 24th anniversary. If that weren’t accomplishment enough, we were even able to carve out a few days to play at the coast.  We …

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Police log: Woman who used to supply prostitutes getting threatening calls (8)

July 30, 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.MondayDouglas County …

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East County residents feel smoke, remain watchful (9)

July 30, 2015 — 

IDLEYLD PARK — John DeGroot has his hoses and shovels ready at his home on Klahanie Lane in Idleyld Park. He’s watched the Cable Crossing Fire grow and shift about …

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Police warn of utilities scam (10)

July 30, 2015 — 

The Winston-Dillard Water District is warning its customers to be on the lookout for callers representing the water district, according to the Winston Police Department.The department has been made aware …

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Man arrested after fight with grandfather (11)

July 30, 2015 — 

A Sutherlin man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after getting into a physical fight with his grandfather.Troy Raymond Leftwich, 22, of Sutherlin, pushed a large outdoor space heater into Ronald Leftwich, …

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Cable Crossing Fire at 600 acres (Video) (12)

July 30, 2015 — 

The Cable Crossing Fire has been estimated at 600 acres Thursday morning, according to the Douglas forest Protective Association.Overnight, fire crews built fire trails around the east side of the …

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Heat-wave hazards: Hot air can be bad for health (13)

July 30, 2015 — 

Wednesday’s high of 102 degrees was hot but today’s was expected to be even hotter. The National Weather Service predicts a record-breaking 107 degrees today. Friday will be cooler, but …

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Community bidding happy birthday, farewell to local music promoter (14)

July 30, 2015 — 

to prepare for today’s record-breaking heat, Terri Delfino stockpiled squirt bottles for a sellout crowd. She anticipates that tonight’s event, celebrating the birthday and career of a local music promoter, …

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Trying to keep cool in triple-digit heat (15)

July 30, 2015 — 

Douglas County residents sought refuge from the heat Wednesday as the temperature skyrocketed to triple digits. At Home Depot in Roseburg Wednesday afternoon, Diana Knous collected four fans for distribution …

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UCC breaks ground for digital observatory (16)

July 29, 2015 — 

Astronomer Paul Morgan has a reminder for people who see his digital observatory at Umpqua Community College for the first time.It’s not what’s on the outside that counts.“It’s going to …

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Diamond Lake drowning victim found (17)

July 29, 2015 — 

The man who jumped into Diamond Lake and disappeared Saturday afternoon has been found, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.At approximately 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, deputies located Rodney Shay’s body, …

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Police urge people to stop shooting cats (18)

July 29, 2015 — 

Douglas County isn’t a great place to live if you’re a cat.Last week, a Sutherlin cat had its leg amputated because of injuries the cat sustained from being shot by …

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Man leads cops on high-speed chase (19)

July 29, 2015 — 

A Roseburg man is in jail after leading Roseburg police on a high-speed chase Tuesday evening.Police observed a car driving 59 mph southbound in the 900 block of Northeast Stephens …

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Police Log: Man holding bike for ransom (20)

July 29, 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.TuesdayDouglas County …

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