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UCC to hold third executive session to evaluate Joe Olson’s performance (1)

May 22, 2015 — 

After holding two executive sessions to review the performance evaluation of Umpqua Community College President Joe Olson, the UCC Board of Trustees has yet to make a public decision on …

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Woman swallows bag of meth to hide it from police (2)

May 21, 2015 — 

Police made contact with Troy James Marin, 42, and Danielle Christine Justus, 31, both of Roseburg, after the two pulled into the Purple Parrott parking lot. Both Marin and Justus …

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Police log: Man outside store waiting for criminal informant to put him on assignment (3)

May 21, 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.WednesdayDouglas County …

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Law enforcement efforts to increase through Memorial Day (4)

May 21, 2015 — 

State troopers, county sheriffs and local police plan to increase enforcement efforts through the Memorial Day holiday weekend, focusing on impaired drivers, distracted driving and not using seat belts, according …

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Solid Waste Advisory Committee approves $4-per-can landfill fee (5)

May 21, 2015 — 

It could soon cost $4 to take a trash can to the dump under a fee schedule approved by the Douglas County Solid Waste Advisory Committee Wednesday afternoon.The committee voted …

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Sheriff’s office responds to deceased male (6)

May 21, 2015 — 

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received a call from an individual who reported going to a friend’s house and found him dead at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, in the 300 block …

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Roseburg Senior Center won’t show its age at 50th birthday Saturday (7)

May 21, 2015 — 

The Roseburg Senior Center hardly looks its age.This Saturday, the center, which is open to people who are at least 50 years old, will celebrate its 50th birthday and the …

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Umpqua Community College breaks ground on Bonnie J. Ford building (8)

May 21, 2015 — 

WINCHESTER — The first pile of dirt has been scooped from the ground where a $17 million building will soon reside at Umpqua Community College.UCC held a groundbreaking ceremony for …

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Prep Tennis: Roseburg doubles team of Stefan and Lucas Ball wins SWC district titles (9)

May 21, 2015 — 

It’s official, the Ball cousins are the best doubles tennis team in the Southwest Conference.No. 2 seed Lucas Ball and Stefan Ball defeated No. 1 seed Jack Guenther and Quincy …

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Douglas High School (10)

May 21, 2015 — 

Douglas High School will hold graduation ceremonies at 5 p.m. June 6 in Umpqua Community College's Jacoby Auditorium, 1140 Umpqua College Road, Winchester. The guest speaker is Troy Asher.Eli Garrard …

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Days Creek Charter School (11)

May 21, 2015 — 

Days Creek Charter School will hold graduation ceremonies at 7 p.m. May 29 in the school’s gym at 11381 Tiller Trail Highway, Days Creek. The guest speaker is Dean Bloemendaal.Allistair …

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Roseburg High School (12)

May 21, 2015 — 

Roseburg High School will hold graduation ceremonies at 2:30 p.m. June 7 at the high school's Finlay Field, 400 West Harvard Ave., Roseburg. Baccalaureate will be held at 7 p.m. …

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Umpqua Valley Christian School (13)

May 21, 2015 — 

Umpqua Valley Christian School will hold graduation ceremonies at 3 p.m. May 31 in Umpqua Community College's Jacoby Auditorium, 1140 Umpqua College Road, Winchester. The guest speaker is Marie Smith.Hunter …

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Canyonville Christian Academy (14)

May 21, 2015 — 

Canyonville Christian Academy will hold graduation ceremonies at 10 a.m. on May 31 in the school’s Robert Shaffer Gymnasium at 250 E. First St., Canyonville. Baccalaureate will be held at …

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Milo Adventist Academy (15)

May 21, 2015 — 

Milo Adventist Academy will hold graduation ceremonies at 10 a.m. May 31 at the academy campus, 324 Milo Drive, Days Creek. The baccalaureate will be at 11 a.m. May 30, …

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Yoncalla High School (16)

May 21, 2015 — 

Yoncalla High School will hold graduation ceremonies at 6:30 p.m. June 5 at the school gymnasium, 292 Fifth St., Yoncalla.Emily Wickman is the valedictorian. She is the daughter of Cynthia …

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Glide High School announces 2015 graduates (17)

May 21, 2015 — 

Glide High School will hold graduation ceremonies at 1 p.m. June 7 at Umpqua Community College, 1140 Umpqua College Road, Winchester. The guest speaker is Steve Hawkins, a retiring English …

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Yoncalla senior Jason Ellis grabs life’s rebounds (18)

May 21, 2015 — 

If there’s one Douglas County student who lives the definition of rebound, it’s Jason Ellis.Yes, the Yoncalla senior is a four-year varsity basketball player (and football and baseball), but the …

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Elkton High School (19)

May 21, 2015 — 

Elkton High School will hold graduation ceremonies at 7 p.m. June 5 in the Carl Grimsrud Memorial Gymnasium, 739 River Road, Elkton. The guest speaker is Bob Dunas.Alyssa Smith is …

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Phoenix Charter School (20)

May 21, 2015 — 

Phoenix Charter School will hold graduation ceremonies at 7 p.m. June 9 in Jacoby Auditorium at Umpqua Community College, 1140 Umpqua College Road, Winchester.THE 2015 GRADUATES ARE: Brandon Alvarez, Devin …

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