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ROSEBURG: Man steals car, crashes, strips nude (1)

September 22, 2014 — 

A Coos Bay man faces multiple charges after he allegedly stole and crashed a car Friday off the North Umpqua Highway. According to the Roseburg police, Scott Forrest Kytola, 58, …

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Female passenger dead after motorcycle wreck (2)

September 22, 2014 — 

A Central Point woman is dead and a man is in serious condition following a two-motorcycle crash Sunday evening on Interstate 5 south of Roseburg. The crash occurred at 6:35 …

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Read this before you judge someone today | Moms (3)

September 22, 2014 — 

Almost a year ago I wrote about a man named Otis, a homeless man that many people were judging just because of his situation. Every day still, I see people …

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Top books for toddler and preschool boys | Moms (4)

September 22, 2014 — 

There was a time when my son was small that I dreaded bedtime. It meant lots crying, rocking, crying, rocking, laying down in the crib, picking back up, crying, rocking …

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Prep Football: North Douglas seniors provide stability on and off the field (5)

September 21, 2014 — 

DRAIN — Finding a group that’s faced more adversity than the North Douglas football team will be a tough task. Through the changes, the hardships, and the reclassification, seniors Trenton …

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Chamber Corner: Riddle schedule filled with fall and winter activity (6)

September 21, 2014 — 

Fall came quickly upon us; even though the weather says “Summer,” the calendar is saying “Fall!” With school starting, it seems a good time to remind everyone of the importance …

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Hunting: Mentor program gives kids an early shot at hunting (7)

September 21, 2014 — 

OAKLAND — Not too many years ago, Brooke Edmonson was playing in the dirt, pine needles and bark around a stump, passing the morning hours while her grandmother sat, waiting …

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Roseburg and other Douglas County school districts fight chronic absenteeism (8)

September 21, 2014 — 

Chronic absenteeism is a nationwide epidemic and Douglas County is no exception. Twenty percent of Roseburg students are chronically absent, meaning they miss 10 percent of the school year. This …

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Hunting: Boys fill buck tags on opening day (9)

September 21, 2014 — 

At 4:50 Saturday morning, I poked my head into Jack and Clay’s bedrooms and said “Hey boys, do you want to wake up?” They both sprang from their beds and …

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Editorial: Candidates must see landfill fees are necessary (10)

September 21, 2014 — 

Douglas County residents got their first comprehensive look at the six candidates for county commissioner last week, when the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a candidate forum. Questions from …

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Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce endorses state and local candidates; opposes food-labeling bill (11)

September 21, 2014 — 

The Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce announced its endorsements for state and local political candidates Wednesday. At the county level, the chamber supports Gary Leif for Douglas County commissioner. Doug …

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Douglas County Dahlia Show attracts more than 500 entries (12)

September 21, 2014 — 

Ginger Clack started growing dahlias 40 years ago. She loved how the perennial plant would keep its bloom until the first frost. “As long as you keep cutting them, they …

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Do It Yourself Easy Burlap Wreaths (13)

September 21, 2014 — 

Fall is just around the corner and I would be lying if I said I hadn’t already bought a pumpkin pie scented candle (and already started filling my kitchen with …

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Guest column: Legislation needed to punish professionals for sexual misconduct (14)

September 21, 2014 — 

Professional misconduct can take many forms with none being more heinous than the sexual exploitation of clients seeking mental health services. This population is especially vulnerable when taking into consideration …

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Hunting: Oregon deer and elk seasons get a late start (15)

September 20, 2014 — 

The start date for hunting season bodes well for deer and elk hunters this year. Most season dates are based on the deer rifle opener, which is always the Saturday …

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Veteran journalist named News-Review city editor (16)

September 20, 2014 — 

An award-winning journalist, Iraq combat veteran and native Oregonian has been named city editor of The News-Review. Pat Caldwell joined the staff on Monday. He was the editor of the …

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Douglas County Candidates tackle key issues at forum (17)

September 20, 2014 — 

Half of the six candidates running for Douglas County Commissioner want to impose a user fee at the county landfill in Roseburg. The naysayers believe charging citizens to dispose garbage …

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How should schools encourage students to attend class? (18)

September 20, 2014 — 

“In all schools, almost everybody knows each other by name, but not the person. Many times students are clueless, helpless and depressed for many reasons. There are a lots of …

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Man accused of using Kung-Fu to destroy property in Sutherlin (19)

September 20, 2014 — 

A 27-year-old man accused of using Kung-Fu to destroy benches at the Sutherlin rodeo grounds was shocked with a Taser after attempting to flee police. Sutherlin police were dispatched to …

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Resident collecting jackets and jeans for Weed fire victims (20)

September 20, 2014 — 

Myrtle Creek resident Sue Westbrook is collecting jeans and jackets for people whose homes were destroyed by the fires in Weed, California. Westbrook is driving a trailer of donations to …

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