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Suspected pioneer graves found at Mildred Kanipe park in Oakland (1)

October 23, 2014 — 

OAKLAND — They only expected to find five graves. But the metal detector was hungrier. By the time searchers finished Tuesday, 16 suspected graves lay marked by waving pink flags …

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One case of scarlet fever reported at Winston’s Brockway Elementary School (2)

October 23, 2014 — 

WINSTON — Brockway Elementary School Principal Kerry Dwight sent a letter to parents Tuesday saying a student there has been diagnosed with scarlet fever. According to the letter, a parent …

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Feature photo: Salmon swim by Winchester Dam (3)

October 23, 2014 — 

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The never-ending Parenting 101 | Moms (4)

October 23, 2014 — 

There are days when being a mother is easy. Everything comes together perfectly, with no problems. Everyone is happy with decisions that are being made, and the family as a …

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ROSEBURG: Halloween horse show coming to fairgrounds (5)

October 22, 2014 — 

The Oregon Dressage Society hosts its annual Spooktacular Horse Show beginning at 8 a.m. Oct. 25 at the River Arena of the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 S.W. Frear St., Roseburg. …

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SUTHERLIN: Halloween carnival planned at intermediate school (6)

October 22, 2014 — 

The Sutherlin West Intermediate School hosts the 6th annual Halloween Carnival from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 25,at 531 N. Comstock Ave., Sutherlin. Games and prizes for kids will be …

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ROSEBURG: Museum hosts Spooky Night (7)

October 22, 2014 — 

The Douglas County Museum of History and Natural History hosts Spooky Night at the museum from 5 to 8 p.m. at 123 Museum Drive, Roseburg. The Halloween-themed event includes spooky …

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DRAIN: Country music at civic center this month (8)

October 22, 2014 — 

The North Douglas Performing Arts Council presents Country Music Express at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Drain Civic Center, 205 W. A St., Drain. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. …

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TILLER: Biochar fuel making demonstrated (9)

October 22, 2014 — 

TILLER Biochar making demonstrated Local biochar experts will demonstrate how to make the environmentally-friendly fuel from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 3 at the Tiller Ranger District. The South …

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Wildlife Safari celebrates Halloween with ZOObilee (10)

October 22, 2014 — 

WINSTON Wildlife Safari celebrates Halloween with ZOObilee Ghosts and large animals will be fraternizing at Wildlife Safari’s eighth annual Harvest ZOObilee from 5 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 25. Game …

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ROSEBURG: Crash causing partial lane closure on Interstate 5 (11)

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 (12)

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 (13)

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 (14)

October 22, 2014 — 

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 proposed Health, Nursing & Science Center. …

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House raid in Myrtle Creek yields meth, firearms (15)

October 22, 2014 — 

MYRTLE CREEK — 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. …

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Roseburg man accused of driving impaired (16)

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 (17)

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 (18)

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 (19)

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 (20)

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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