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Anglers cruising and casting for Diamond Lake trout (1)

June 5, 2014 — 

Diamond Lake was ice-free by the end of April and fishermen in their boats have been cruising the waters since. Their goal is to catch some of the estimated 250,000 …

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Summer festivals warm up visit to Douglas County, Oregon (2)

May 28, 2013 — 

Festivals will return to the Umpqua Valley again this year and people will emerge from their houses to bask in the sunshine. Each town has something to offer as artists …

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Visit Roseburg for classic cars during Graffiti Weekend in July (3)

May 28, 2013 — 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10 SHERM’S KICKOFF TO GRAFFITI SHOW —3 to 8 p.m., Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Hosted by Southern Oregon Lakester Society. Entry starts at noon. 541-430-4086. THURSDAY, JULY …

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What you need to know to hike or bike Oregon's North Umpqua Trail (4)

May 22, 2013 — 

Winding through stands of old-growth trees, past towering cliffs and over rushing rapids, the North Umpqua Trail is a peaceful, enlivening 79-mile path along the North Umpqua River. The trail …

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Douglas County Calendar of Events (5)

May 22, 2013 — 

Editor’s Note: The following list was compiled by the Roseburg Visitors Center as of late April. Some events may not be included and some may change. MAY May 25. Butterfly …

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Our favorite art studios and galleries in Douglas County (6)

May 22, 2013 — 

ART GALLERY AT UCC, Whipple Fine Arts Building, Umpqua Community College, 1140 College Road, Winchester. A summer exhibit is planned, content to be determined, from the end of June through …

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Visitors Guide 2013: Movies and Drama (7)

May 22, 2013 — 

Editor’s note: Dates and events were current as of April 2013, but are subject to change. MOVIES Movies in the Park This year’s films, titles to be announced, will be …

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Fun things to do at Douglas County's beautiful Oregon coast (8)

May 22, 2013 — 

Whether you prefer watching the sunset over the horizon at a beach, riding dunes on an all-terrain vehicle, camping or fishing in the ocean, the Oregon coast has something for …

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Elephant and giraffe attractions at Winston, Oregon’s Wildlife Safari (9)

May 22, 2013 — 

Meeting Wildlife Safari’s newest residents — an elephant and a giraffe — are among many exciting reasons to check out the park, according to Executive Director Dan Van Slyke. Tava, …

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Best wineries in Oregon: a connoisseur's guide (10)

May 22, 2013 — 

About half a century ago, Richard Sommer planted the first post-Prohibition wine grapevine on an old turkey farm west of Roseburg. The growth of the wine industry in Douglas County …

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Trout, Chinook, Salmon and Steelhead running in Douglas County's Umpqua River (11)

May 22, 2013 — 

There’s hardly a time during the year that fish can’t be caught in Douglas County. The 2013 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations should be read to determine if certain waters are …

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Hunting big game deer, elk, bear and game bird in Douglas County, Oregon (12)

May 22, 2013 — 

From deer to turkeys, the call of the wild is strong in Douglas County. The area’s hills, rivers and deep woods offer excellent opportunities for sportsmen during respective hunting seasons. …

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Douglas County parks great fishing, waterskiing, disc golf, biking, hiking (13)

May 22, 2013 — 

What is your pleasure? Riding ATVs across the dunes at the Oregon Coast or a peaceful horseback ride in the beautiful oak savannah forest of the Umpqua Valley? Maybe you …

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Concerts and Musical events in Douglas County, Oregon (14)

May 22, 2013 — 

MUSIC ON THE HALF SHELL — ROSEBURG Features concerts from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays from July 2 through Aug. 20. There will be no break for the Douglas County …

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Whitesnake and Dwight Yoakam at the Douglas County Fair in August (15)

May 22, 2013 — 

A big change is in store for this summer’s Douglas County Fair. Rather than running for five days as in years past, the 2013 fair will go for four days. …

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20 of the most beautiful waterfalls in Oregon (16)

May 22, 2013 — 

Douglas County boasts one of the highest concentrations of waterfalls in Oregon. A total of 75 waterfalls are listed in a directory compiled by the World Waterfall Database, with more …

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North Umpqua River a fly fisherman’s mecca (17)

May 22, 2013 — 

The North Umpqua River is well known for its fishing and rafting opportunities. It flows west from the Mount Thielsen Wilderness over boulders, through deep pools and meets its confluence …

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Gamble and win at Seven Feathers Casino Resort (18)

May 22, 2013 — 

Beginning as the small Cow Creek Bingo Hall on the edge of Canyonville in 1992, the Seven Feathers Casino Resort has grown to a destination spot that features Nevada-style gambling, …

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December 31, 2012 — 

DOUGLAS COUNTY Offices closed to mark holiday With New Year’s Day falling on Tuesday, many offices, including The News-Review, will be closed to observe the holiday. The newspaper will be …

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Sustainable Living: Financial incentives may help muzzle carbon emissions (20)

December 27, 2012 — 

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” Alan Kay The most recent Associated Press-GfK poll on climate change finds 80 percent of Americans think global warming …

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