Search Results

Result Type: News Stories | Classifieds

Can't find what you are looking for? Refine your search, or use our advanced search tips

Date Range: All Results | Past Week | Past Month | Past 90 Days | Past Year | Custom Range
From:
To:
Go

Search archives for this publication only go back to 2002

Sort Results: Newest | Oldest

The Roseburg Planning Commission met earlier this week to tweak the city’s land-use ordinances. Adding clarity to running beer-related businesses in the city was among the most notable changes. The city’s land-use development ordinances are essentially the city’s fundamental rules for what is permitted on various types of land within the city. They are usually updated every few years. “Some
Published: June 5, 2015
NeighborWorks Umpqua will celebrate National NeighborWorks week locally with the following activities:             Saturday: Neighborhood cleanup in S.E. Roseburg, from Main Street to the South Umpqua River from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.    Saturday: Parking lot sale to benefit the Roseburg Senior Center at 1614 S.E. Stephens Ave. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Tuesday: Property cleanup/beautification for Coddington Place apartments in
Published: June 5, 2015
The bomb that led to nearly five hours of negotiations at a trailer park in Green would not have been able to detonate, according to court documents.The device, which was determined to be a can of gunpowder with batteries taped to it, was seized by the Oregon State Police Bomb Squad after it was deactivated.On Tuesday, shortly after 1 p.m.,
Published: June 5, 2015
Was born on August 26, 1947, in Monterey, California. Mom went home to be with her Lord and Savior Christ Jesus, on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Christine graduated from Atascadero High School in Atascadero, CA. She thoroughly enjoyed creating jewelry for friends and family. She enjoyed spending time on the ocean beaches, and camping with family and friends. She is
Published: June 5, 2015
In loving memory of our beautiful loved one, Melissa Marie Hudson, born on May 9, 1987. At age 28 she went to her Lord on May 10, 2015. Melissa is survived by her son, Trenton; parents Steve Hudson and Stacey Holmes; and brother, Joseph. A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 6, 2015, at 1 p.m. at the Sutherlin
Published: June 5, 2015
Age 69, passed away on May 20, 2015, in Roseburg, OR. He was born on October 8, 1945, in Dallas, OR, to parents Norman and Doris Weaver.Dennis married his wife Toni on December 7, 1968, in Dallas, OR.He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Toni S. Weaver; daughters Molly Barnes and Marcy Weaver; and son-in-laws Shawn Barnes and
Published: June 5, 2015
Age 102, passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2015, in Roseburg, Oregon. She was born on March 2, 1913, in St. Paul, Minnesota, to parents Robert and Alice (Wiltse) Washburn.Harriet graduated from Evanston Illinois High School in 1931, and from Mount Simai School of Nursing in 1934, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. On March 21, 1938, she married Lloyd Fisk Lee from
Published: June 5, 2015
Of Sutherlin, Oregon, was born on November 23, 1922, in Alberta, Canada, to William and Anna Kisinger. He passed away at home on Monday, June 1, 2015, with his loving wife June by his side.Lefty served his country during WWII in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Guadalupe. He worked in the timber industry most of his life.He had two
Published: June 5, 2015
Death Notices for June 5, 2015
Published: June 5, 2015
Joe Olson will leave Umpqua Community College in better shape than he found it and — at the end of the day — that’s what matters most.The Massachusetts native will leave UCC at the end of the month, pending his acceptance of a separation agreement. He announced his retirement last week, and the board accelerated the timetable of that retirement
Published: June 5, 2015
City and county leaders who oppose marijuana dispensaries are hopeful that a recently passed Senate bill could pave the way for local governments to ban them.Sen. Jeff Kruse, R-Roseburg, cosponsored Senate Bill 964, which passed the Senate 29 to 1 last week, but may face a tougher fight in the House. The bill has been referred to the House Ways
Published: June 5, 2015
A Yoncalla man was transported to the hospital after reportedly crashing his logging truck on Thursday night. At approximately 5:46 p.m., deputies from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received reports that a truck driver, identified as David Edward Miller, of Yoncalla, failed to negotiate a corner near the intersection of Anlauf Road and Boswell Road. The vehicle slid off the
Published: June 5, 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.FridayDouglas County sheriff4:31 a.m. — Caller reporting his ex-girlfriend ransacked his house in the 700 block of Glengary Loop Road, Roseburg.ThursdayDouglas County sheriff1:40 a.m. — Suspicious black Acura with no license plates
Published: June 5, 2015
Busy brains and eager hands are hallmarks of the summer camps cropping up across Douglas County. Many feature STEAM-related activities that engage even those students who think they don’t like science or math. All offer projects that keep learning going but keep fun foremost. Here’s a roundup of camps planned this summer. If yours is missing, get out the word
Published: June 5, 2015
Businesses that have successfully helped their employees get healthier will share their stories at a Wellness at Work Summit from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 19 at the Umpqua Business Center, 522 S.E. Washington Ave.Douglas County Public Health Nurse Catherine Paul will discuss breast-feeding-friendly environments, and the Rede Group will discuss practical ways that small and large businesses can
Published: June 5, 2015
U-pick season got off to an early start this year with local strawberries ripe and ready in mid-May, the earliest ever, according to Kruse Farms. I’m busy cleaning out my freezer to make room for this year’s crops. I bought myself a new copy of the Ball Blue Book Guide to Preserving and stashed my ratty sneakers, buckets and bins
Published: June 5, 2015
BASEBALLClass 3AMountain Valley ConferenceCO-PLAYERS OF THE YEAR — Jacob Fricke, sr., Glide; Tylan DuBois, sr., Glide.COACH OF THE YEAR — Al Skinner, Glide. First TeamPITCHERS — Logan Nousen, sr., Harrisburg; Jacob Fricke, sr., Glide; Evan Richey, sr., Pleasant Hill. CATCHERS — Kevin Beard, sr., Glide; Kaleb Miller, fr., Pleasant Hill. FIRST BASEMAN — Jarrett Putnam, sr., Pleasant Hill. INFIELDERS —
Published: June 5, 2015
Three-sport standout Whitney Lindsey will receive her Camas Valley High School diploma today, but the most exciting thing for her future came weeks earlier when she received an offer to become a track and field athlete at Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho.“It’s an unexplainable feeling to be able to play at the collegiate level. It’s an honor to be
Published: June 5, 2015
Erica Henry, Sydney Nash, Emily Spence and Rawlyn Blair were members of the fastest Canadian Flags team in the state this year.The Roseburg girls, and their horses, are headed to the Deschutes County Expo Center in Redmond to compete in the 2015 Oregon High School Equestrian Team Championship from June 24-27.“I like Redmond,” Spence said. “They have a big open
Published: June 5, 2015
There will be a story on page one of Sunday’s paper about Casa de Belen, a facility off Roseburg’s beaten path where teens can go for food, shelter and a chance at a better life. It’s one of many community needs in a community with a tradition steeped in caring for its own.I thought about that after talking to Kris
Published: June 5, 2015
Sutherlin High School woods and welding students have spent the past three months creating the world, and it has been their hardest assignment this year.The computer program that was used to cut all seven continents into a piece of brown metal crashed two computers in the process. But they prevailed, and now Wildlife Safari guests can see their work in
Published: June 5, 2015
June marks the 10-year anniversary of Casa de Belen officially opening its doors to the community as a transitional housing facility. Serving a niche in the homeless population, the facility caters to teens, young adults and their families. Since its inception, Casa has served approximately 1,100 people facing homelessness.In 2003, Father Juniper Schneider, a Catholic priest, heard about homeless teens
Published: June 5, 2015
Age 101, formally of Sutherlin, Oregon, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Portland, Oregon. She was born one of five girls and five brothers on February 12, 1914, in Stanley, Wisconsin, to John and Marcyian Kalata. After graduating from high school in Stanley, Rosa worked in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, at a rubber factory where she was in charge
Published: June 5, 2015
Age 99, of Roseburg, Oregon, passed away on Thursday, June 4, 2015, at Brooksdale Assisted Living facility. She was born on October 27, 1915, in Santa Clara, California, to Antonio and Lena Pierce (Byers). Vi married Walter “Wad” Welker in 1934. They moved to Roseburg and spent 78 years together as Roseburg residents before Wad passed away in 2012. She
Published: June 5, 2015
Wes Farnsworth, age 84, of Sparks, NV, died peacefully at the Veterans Memorial Hospital in Reno, NV, on Sunday, May 17, 2015, surrounded by his family.He was born in Ely, NV, on August 31, 1930, to Harold and Myrtle (Robinson). Wes served in the US Air Force during the Korean War at Nellis Air Force Base as a staff sergeant
Published: June 5, 2015
Passed away Friday, May 22, 2015, of natural causes. Lorraine was born in Ethan, South Dakota, on April 21, 1915. She is now at home with the Lord, whom she served for many years as a Nun. Upon her retirement, she worked in a local hospital in Mitchell, South Dakota, where she reconnected with a former friend, Arthur Weber and
Published: June 5, 2015
Gary passed away in the early morning hours of Thursday, May, 21, 2015.Gary was born on December 21, 1937, to Cantril and Theoria (Heggie) Wyatt in Baker City, Oregon. Gary was the second oldest of thirteen children. He is survived by three of his siblings.Gary had numerous occupations; the last of which he spent 26 years working as a driver/salesman
Published: June 5, 2015
9/7/1930- 5/17/2015A private service was held on Saturday, May 23, 2015.Mona was born to Henry and Mary Pingleton of Pryor, Oklahoma, on September 7, 1930.Her mother died from complications from surgery in 1935. Henry later moved his family to Coquille, Oregon, and met and married Pearl Tennant.Mona joined her husband Ray in his long haul job, taking them through most
Published: June 5, 2015
Oct 22, 1942 - May 18, 2015Age 72, of Myrtle Creek, Oregon, was born in Watertown, South Dakota, to Leo and Marian (Wolverton) Bohls. Jim grew up in Medford, OR. He is survived by Linda; son John Bohls (Teri); step-son Don Roberts (Deon); and five grandchildren. A graveside service will be on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at 1 p.m. at
Published: June 5, 2015
Drivers were advised to steer clear of an intersection about 2 miles west of Sutherlin after a pipeline began to leak.According to the Douglas County sheriff’s office, they received word at approximately 3:40 p.m. of a gas leak near the intersection of Dovetail Lane and Highway 138 West, just outside of Sutherlin. Residents located within a half-mile radius of the
Published: June 5, 2015
Nineteen Douglas County elementary school classrooms have been preparing fish to fry, but doing so doesn’t require heating up pans.Fry, the name given to young fish when they are old enough to feed themselves, are what 65 Hucrest Elementary first-graders released into the Umpqua River Friday morning.The Fish to Fry educational program is sponsored by Partnership for the Umpqua Rivers,
Published: June 5, 2015
Abortion is a complex issueRecently, in an article in the Public Forum of The News-Review, a writer gave many facts and numbers regarding abortion. Among them, he wrote that 57 million have been performed in the United States since the Roe vs. Wade court decision in 1973. He mentioned also that tax dollars have gone to the Planned Parenthood organization
Published: June 5, 2015
Tied for first in the state for obesity. High rates of heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease and chronic pain. What are we doing as a community to address the issue of our poor health? Is there anything we can do? Are we adrift at sea with no paddle to aid us? Or is there a way that we can
Published: June 5, 2015
Midway: Extraordinary Leadership and Brave MenOn Christmas Day, 1941, Admiral Chester Nimitz arrived by Catalina flying boat to command the Pacific Fleet. He saw the Pearl Harbor attack had missed dry-docks, repair shops and the tank farm. Therefore the carriers, their escorts, and submarines stood ready to take the offensive. Nimitz knew some very good men had taken a terrible
Published: June 5, 2015
Grant helps cover costsThe Reedsport/Winchester Bay Chamber of Commerce would sincerely like to thank Douglas County Commissioners Susan Morgan, Chris Boice and Tim Freeman. From a grant they received, they presented us with a check for $8,000 to help us defray some of our rising cost for permits. The communities of Reedsport and Winchester Bay truly appreciate their continued support
Published: June 5, 2015
Thanks to all who helped Thank you to everyone who contributed and attended the successful Riverhawk Casino Night on May 9.This is Umpqua Community College’s yearly fundraiser for the Athletic Department and it wouldn’t be successful without the help of all the local businesses that support our student athletes. Thanks to all who helped and volunteered, making our event a
Published: June 5, 2015
Kudos to all who helpedSutherlin Oakland Food Pantry would like to thank the 101 Program at Sutherlin High School for its generous gift of $1,000.The group did a survey to identify problems in the community and found hunger to be one of them. They decided to support local families with food and selected our Pantry as a way to help
Published: June 5, 2015
KEIZER — In a classic pitcher’s duel, Glide had the upper hand for the longest time Friday in the OSAA Class 3A baseball championship game against Santiam Christian.Then the youngest player on the field broke up Tylan DuBois’ no-hit bid with a flair to left-center that found grass instead of a glove to lead off the bottom of the sixth
Published: June 5, 2015
MERIDIAN, IdahoAlberding wins Diamond Cup at MeridianDrivers Andy Alberding of Winston and Matt Hein of Roseburg fared well last weekend in the Northwest Sprintcar Racing Association and Winged Sprintcars Diamond Cup races at Meridian Speedway.Alberding won the 40-lap main event on May 29, with Darren Yates second and Bryan Warf third. Alberding took fifth in the 50-lap feature May 30
Published: June 6, 2015
What is causing the tiny holes on my tomato leaves?The damage is likely caused by flea beetles. Flea beetles are shiny oval blue-black beetles, about 1/10 inch long. The larvae are tiny and gray in color. Flea beetles prefer hot and dry conditions. Flea beetles get their name from the quick hopping motion they make when they are disturbed.Adult flea
Published: June 6, 2015
These are the facts: In the annual County Health Rankings put out by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Douglas County ranked 32nd among the 34 Oregon counties included in the study. Twenty-four percent of the county’s residents reported that they smoked, and 34 percent officially qualified as being obese. Smoking and obesity
Published: June 6, 2015
Saturday was a fast-paced, but memorable day for Kayla Rushing.The Oakland High senior and FFA member participated in both the 76th annual Douglas County Lamb Show and her school’s graduation ceremony. At the Douglas County Fairgrounds, she showed her lamb in both conformation and showmanship in the morning, and then in the conformation finals at about 12:15 p.m. Her lamb
Published: June 7, 2015
This time of year is graduation time and with it comes the next steps of life. As I reflect back on the steps I took after graduation, I feel compelled to share some insights I have gained over the years that I wish someone would have shared with me or if they did, I wish I had listened with greater
Published: June 7, 2015
To all of you who take the time to read “Chamber Corner” every week, hello from Yoncalla! I am sure I speak for all the Chambers of Commerce throughout our beautiful county as I thank The News-Review for allowing us this space.June brings graduation time, and we at the chamber would like to offer our best wishes to the Yoncalla
Published: June 7, 2015
Editor’s Note: The following is the 24th in a series — Homegrown: Made in Douglas County — that appears occasionally on The News-Review Business page. Profiles of companies with roots deep in Douglas County will be featured in this series. To suggest a company for this series, email business reporter Craig Reed at creed@nrtoday.com.Travel Leaders/Fly Away Travel 1425 W. Harvard
Published: June 7, 2015
After working out of a home space and then a rental space, Jean Wall and Stephanie LaFleur decided it was time to have a store front.In February, the partners purchased The Earl of T-Shirts at 333 N.E. Jackson St. from Sylvia Gosline. They then merged that business with their 4-year-old AJ Snapper business and opened Oregon Serigraphics at the Jackson
Published: June 7, 2015
GLIDE — Six Glide baseball players have received Class 3A all-state honors for their performances during the 2015 season.Al Skinner, who guided the Wildcats (24-4) into the state championship game for the second straight year, shared the Coach of the Year award with Ryan Tompkins of Clatskanie. Senior pitcher German George of Clatskanie was selected Player of the Year.Making the
Published: June 7, 2015
For many kids, the annual Douglas County Lamb Show is a chance for them to learn about the business of agriculture.From the time they purchase their lambs a couple months before the lamb show, children from elementary school all the way through high school get first-hand lessons in responsibility. For weeks they feed the lambs regularly, clean their pens and
Published: June 7, 2015
Family members, friends and classmates gathered on Saturday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds to celebrate the lives of two Roseburg boys who drowned over Memorial Day weekend. More than 70 people listened to stories and watched slideshows of Dustin Conopa and Froylan Carrion-Estrada, two juniors from Roseburg High School who were heavily involved in performing arts programs at their school
Published: June 7, 2015
City directories are an often overlooked source for genealogists. City directories were first published in the early 1800s and ended in the 1980s. City directories were alphabetical and listed the name of the head of household, address and occupation. If we were fortunate, a spouse’s first name could be found. Often adult children living at home and working were listed
Published: June 7, 2015
Hippology is the Greek word for “hippos” meaning horses and “ology” meaning the study of. Today, Hippology is the title of an Equine Knowledge Contest that is used in 4-H, FFA and many other horse breed contests. The hippology contest encompasses horse judging, horse bowl knowledge and presentation skills. The contest has six sections: horse judging, feed identification, hay selection,
Published: June 7, 2015
In an online discussion group which I read sometimes, the talk is sometimes about religious questions. One man recently posted that he had always been a firm believer in God, but he decided that he would try being an atheist occasionally. He said that he was going to experiment by being an atheist on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and a
Published: June 7, 2015
Bloomberg New Energy Finance projected substantial new investments in low-carbon energies — solar, wind, hydro, wave, geothermal, and biomass. That was a big message during its eighth annual Future of Energy Summit in New York in April 2015.Keynote speaker Michael Liebreich calculated 2013 was the turning point: The world added more new capacity to generate electricity from renewable sources than
Published: June 7, 2015
The Roseburg High School class of 2015 has 13 students with no middle names. Thirteen whose names are Austin. Five sets of twins, one set of triplets, one set of quadruplets. Twenty-two students who scored a 1900 or above on the SAT.And, more important, the Roseburg High School class of 2015 has 365 outstanding citizens and kind people.That’s what teachers
Published: June 7, 2015
For me, 2014 will go down in my journal as a year of tracking. With the help of my smartphone and several free apps, I was able to gather data about many aspects of my life. Technology has made this quite simple. I used My Fitness Pal to record what I ate. I wore a Fitbit activity tracker to see
Published: January 6, 2015
I grew up believing that “how you dress affects how you act and how you act affects everything.” For church, I put on my “Sunday Best,” because it helps me feel reverent. In the gym, I wear workout clothes; they make me feel strong. On date night, I slip into high heels; they make me feel glamorous. And when I
Published: May 11, 2015
Food lovers are often mocked for taking pictures of what we’re about to eat. It’s difficult for a non-foodie type to see any purpose in visually documenting a meal. For me, it’s about storing a memory — an exquisite lunch with a dear friend, a romantic dinner, a family celebration, an unusual ingredient, a beautiful setting or presentation — and
Published: May 11, 2015
Two Douglas County residents were arrested for drug possession on Thursday after the driver was pulled over for driving with a suspended license.At approximately 12:50 p.m., a Roseburg police officer stopped a 1973 Ford pickup truck near the corner of Diamond Lake Boulevard and Kester Road. During a vehicle search, the officer reportedly found methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. The driver
Published: June 8, 2015
A man’s body was found floating face down in the Umpqua River about 13 miles east of Reedsport, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.Deputies located the deceased male, who was identified as Dean L. Montgomery, 61, of Coos Bay, and his 19-foot boat, which was beached on the opposite side of the river at approximately 5 p.m. on Saturday.The
Published: June 8, 2015
A crash involving a log truck and two other vehicles is expected to cause long delays on Highway 42 near Milepost 45 just east of the Coos and Douglas County Line, according to police.Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to reports of an overturned log truck and two other vehicles. Only minor injuries were reported but both directions
Published: June 8, 2015
A Roseburg boy drove his go-kart out of an alley onto the roadway in front of a 1989 Mazda in the 1000 block of Fullerton Street, Roseburg at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday.The 15-year-old boy was driving a green Kasea go-kart southbound on Fullerton Street when he drove out of the alley onto the road in front of Susan Jones, 44,
Published: June 8, 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.SundayDouglas County sheriff3:35 a.m. — People seen running around, yelling and throwing things at each other in the 1400 block of Rolling Hills Road, Roseburg.9:42 a.m. — Caller’s neighbor on her property
Published: June 8, 2015
St. Vincent de Paul will partner with West Harvard Furniture and Mattress Gallery for an upcoming promotion that donates traded-in furniture to the charity organization.From through June 17, people can sell used furniture back to the store for an allowance, and that furniture will go directly to the Sutherlin St. Vincent de Paul Store in Douglas County. West Harvard Furniture
Published: June 8, 2015
The Ford Family Foundation selected the following Douglas County students as recipients for the Ford Sons & Daughters Program for the 2015-16 academic year. Full-time students attending two-year colleges receive $3,000 annually while full-time students attending four-year colleges receive $5,000 annually. Recipients are dependents of Roseburg Forest Products Co. employees.They are Jayden Baird, Britni Briggs, Joshua Carpine, Desiree Casey, Gena
Published: June 8, 2015
The Roseburg Scottish Rite Society, a Masonic organization, awarded four scholarships to local students for the 2015 school year.The recipients are:Katelyn Michaels, who is studying law enforcement at the University of Northern ColoradoK.C. Peeley, who will study at Umpqua Community college to become a math teacherJessica Cugley, who is studying engineering at Oregon State UniversityKatherine McFarlane, who is studying math
Published: June 8, 2015
Two road projects near each other will transform central Roseburg once completed. In addition to changing the appearance of downtown, the construction may transform the way residents think about downtown as well. The News-Review believes that the Washington/Oak and Highway 138 corridor projects, whether viewed together or separately, will improve safe and efficient movement of people and goods in cars
Published: June 8, 2015
Warbirds to elect officersSouthern Oregon Warbirds will gather at noon Wednesday at New Life Christian Center, 1723 N.E. Vine St., Roseburg.The group will have a no-host lunch, followed by a meeting and election of new officers for the year. In September, they will resume regular meetings on the second Wednesday of each month. Their meetings are open to those who
Published: June 8, 2015
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing Wednesday to discuss the county’s 2015-16 budget. The hearing will be held during the commission’s regular meeting at 9 a.m. in Room 216 of the Douglas County Courthouse, 1036 S.E. Douglas Ave.Information: 541-440-4201.
Published: June 8, 2015
if you go...WHAT: Umpqua Health Alliance Community Advisory Council public meeting to gather feedback and discuss progress on improving community healthWHEN: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 11WHERE: Cow Creek Health and Wellness Center South, 480 Wartahoo Lane, CanyonvilleINFORMATION: umpquahealthalliance.org or 541-464-6291
Published: June 8, 2015
On Monday, when local temperatures reached record highs, firefighters responded to a fire 14 miles east of Canyonville, near the community of Milo. The fire, dubbed the Corn Creek Fire, was estimated to have burned 98 acres of grass, brush and trees by this morning. The fire is located on and near steep and rocky terrain, forcing firefighters to build
Published: June 8, 2015
WINCHESTER — A new fee to surrender animals at Saving Grace Pet Adoption Center may result in more strays wandering Douglas County, Executive Director Wendy Kang worries.Yet with a $40,000 budget cut in funding from the county, Kang said implementing fees and reducing hours of operation were favorable to cutting back staff.“In trying to deal with the financial blow, there
Published: June 8, 2015
Protect the wildflowersKudos to Jeanne Moore and the Glide Wildflower Show council. I don’t know the official attendance numbers for their 50th anniversary show, but we talked to a lot of folks from out of the area who heard about the show and decided to see it for themselves. We (Umpqua Chapter, Native Plant Society) are also grateful to the
Published: June 8, 2015
Celebrate: You made it greatGreen Elementary School would like to thank all of the family members of our students who joined us in celebrating our school successes. On Wednesday, June 3, we welcomed families to come visit their student’s classroom. Students were able to share reading and math successes from this school year and parents were able participate in the
Published: June 8, 2015
Roseburg City Council convened for the first time in nearly five weeks on Monday night and named the next councilor for the city’s second ward.Andrea Zielinski, a community outreach coordinator with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, won the Ward 2 post mostly on the strength of her resume, which features her experience helping local organizations such as the neighborhood watch
Published: June 9, 2015
Sweltering heat struck the region the last few days, breaking records on Sunday and Monday, and another record-high is likely again today.According to meteorologists at the Medford office of the National Weather Service, the thermometer-busting days can be attributed to three heat sources coalescing in the Pacific Northwest at the same time: tropical air rising from the south, warm winds
Published: June 9, 2015
Nancy Billie Abbott Age 82, of Winston, Oregon, passed away on Sunday, June 7, 2015. Arrangements are pending. TAYLOR’S FAMILY MORTUARY. 541-679-6983.Ann M. Smith Age 87, of Roseburg, Oregon passed away on Friday, June 5, 2015. Arrangements are pending. WILSONS CHAPEL OF THE ROSES. 541-673-4455
Published: June 9, 2015
There will be a Celebration of Life potluck on Sunday, June 14, 2015, at 11 a.m. at the River Bend park pavilion, in Winston. Please come share your stories and memories
Published: June 9, 2015
Age 99, of Roseburg, Oregon, passed away on Thursday, June 4, 2015, at Brookdale Assisted Living facility. She was born October 27, 1915, in Santa Clara, California, to Antonio Pierce and Lena Pierce-Byers. Vi married Walter “Wad” Welker in 1934. They moved to Roseburg and spent 78 years together as Roseburg residents before Wad passed away in 2012. She enjoyed
Published: June 9, 2015
Passed away surrounded by family, on Sunday, May 24, 2015, in Roseburg, Oregon, at the age of 98. She was born November 6, 1916, in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Hubert and Bernice Jordan.Helen was raised in Indiana, and taught school there until her and she husband, Morry Burkhart, and daughter, Kathi, moved to Roseburg in 1946. She then taught at Garden
Published: June 9, 2015
Arleene passed away on Saturday, June 6, 2015, at the age of 75. She was born in California, on July 13, 1938, to parents Robert and Pauline Flaherty. She met and married the love of her life, Gary Lee Mason, in 1957, and they were married for over 50 years. Because of the love that Gary and Arleene shared for
Published: June 9, 2015
Age 97, passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Roseburg. Graveside services will be held on Friday, June 12, 2015, at 3 p.m. at Roseburg National Cemetery.
Published: June 9, 2015
Officers responded to a call about a man in the Fred Meyer parking lot who had a juvenile warrant for his arrest.At approximately 3 p.m. Monday, officers arrived and contacted Evan Shane Nielsen, 19, who was inside of a vehicle and was covered by a blanket trying to stay warm in the 97 degree heat, according to the Roseburg police.Nielsen
Published: June 9, 2015
CORVALLIS — Oregon State right-handed pitcher Andrew Moore was selected in the second round, 72nd overall, by the Seattle Mariners in the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Monday.Moore is the first Oregon State player chosen, assuring that OSU will extend its streak of having at least one player selected every year since 1993.Moore has pitched three seasons
Published: June 9, 2015
The elderly owners of a contentious garage-based gun store have come to a tentative agreement with the city of Roseburg about how many customers the store is allowed to serve on a daily basis. The city expects to formalize the agreement today.KC’s Exchange, owned and operated by Ken and Carolyn Kellim from their home on Southeast Sharon Avenue, will now
Published: June 9, 2015
In the not too far distance there is a train coming. A beckoning voice that booms in the lowest valleys and awakens the coldest mountain. There is a train coming. And I have my shoes on. [fblikebox appid="199895370065989" pagename="douglascountymoms"] I have no need that is greater than the one that dragged me here. I have no bag to hold my
Published: May 11, 2015
Andy Warhol is credited with the quote, "In the future everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes." I wonder if being infamous adds to one's allotted time. Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar passed their 15-minutes years ago, but they crossed over from fame to infamy yesterday. [fblikebox appid="199895370065989" pagename="douglascountymoms"] When the news hit that their oldest son Josh Duggar engaged
Published: May 22, 2015
With Memorial Day here, I hope many of us cast off the sole expectation of BBQs in good weather for the remembrance of those who no longer sit at their own tables. I write to the masses and to the soldier. Mostly, as is the case with many articles, I write to myself and often for my children. To the
Published: May 25, 2015
Sometimes I throw together stuff for dinner and it works! This was one of those dinners.I was trying to make something that would provide leftovers for the next day, that was Paleo and high protein for my post workouts and would make be a hit with the family, since they can be picky.I Googled some fritatta recipes and then decided
Published: May 6, 2015
I talk a lot. More than I should. I talk to myself when no one else is around. I talk so much I have a hard time listening to what other people have to say. I’m not proud of that. It’s something I’ve realized and have been working to change for many years. Still, with all the words that come
Published: May 19, 2015
The countdown to summer has started. It won't be long before many small humans will be spending more time at home because school will be out. Have you started planning yet? Those of you who haven't just scowled at me, I felt it. [fblikebox appid="199895370065989" pagename="douglascountymoms"] Sometimes it feel as if small town life leads to fewer possibilities but really,
Published: May 15, 2015
Two local agencies will team up Monday to raise awareness about elder abuse during Elder Abuse Prevention Awareness Day. Members of the public are invited to stop by between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., either at the Roseburg offices of Aging and People with Disabilities, 251 N.E. Garden Valley Blvd., or Douglas County Senior Services in Room 221 of the
Published: June 9, 2015
The Alzheimer’s Association Oregon Chapter will be holding a class, “Legal and Financial Planning,” from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mercy Community Education Center, 2459 N.W. Stewart Parkway.This program will cover information for families and individuals dealing with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. Participants will learn about important legal and financial issues to consider, how to put plans
Published: June 9, 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 sheriff1:09 a.m. — Suspicious activity reported of a man with a knife in his pants looking for his stepdaughter in the 400 block of Barton Road, Azalea.4:29 a.m. — Short
Published: June 9, 2015
The Roseburg High School Class of ’71 scholarship committee awarded $1,000 scholarships to Katelyn Pardon and Tyler Mesberg. Pardon is a graduating senior from RHS and will be attending Northwest Nazarene University with the goal of becoming a physician’s assistant. Mesberg graduated from RHS in 2013 and is a third-year recipient of the scholarship. Mesberg currently attends Oregon State University
Published: June 9, 2015
A three vehicle crash that rolled a log truck, jackknifed a FedEx semitrailer and crushed a Ford Ranger sent one person to the hospital Monday morning for minor injuries.At 9 a.m., Oregon State Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the scene where a 2005 Kenworth log truck, registered to Youngs Trucking, was traveling eastbound on State Highway 42 near Milepost
Published: June 9, 2015
As the first day of summer rapidly approaches, many of us are gearing up for the warm weather traditions of picnics, family reunions, and barbecues. These activities give good reason for paying attention to the issues of summer food safety. No one wants to bring a food item to the company picnic that is going to make people sick. Two
Published: June 9, 2015
A free seminar explaining “Medicare 101 the Basics” will be presented from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 24 at the United Community Action Network, 280 Kenneth Ford Drive.The free training is offered by the nonprofit Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance Program. SHIBA volunteers will address what Medicare has to offer and cover enrollment, fraud protection and how seniors can pick
Published: June 9, 2015
Two hundred school books, some predating World War II, pack Roseburg School District Superintendent Larry Parson’s office. A slate used for arithmetic sits on a bookshelf. His father’s old catcher’s glove is on the floor, along with old skates, a brown soccer ball with unraveling seams, a wooden bowling pin ... His office could be a museum for the past
Published: June 9, 2015
The Umpqua Community College Board of Trustees is calling on Rita Cavin for a second time to serve as interim president as it searches for a replacement for Joe Olson, whose time at the college will conclude at the end of the month.At a special meeting held Tuesday, the board voted to pursue contract negotiations with Cavin, who was formerly
Published: June 9, 2015
RIDDLE — A 19-year-old soldier in Southern Oregon’s Indian Wars was shot and killed 159 years ago as he entertained his fellow soldiers in a wrestling match with a soldier from another company.His body was taken to Riddle Cemetery and buried there in an unmarked grave.Two weeks ago, Riddle’s Unknown Soldier finally received a new marble headstone, engraved with his
Published: June 10, 2015

Result Type: News Stories | Classifieds

Can't find what you are looking for? Refine your search.

Date Range: All Results | Past Week | Past Month | Past 90 Days | Past Year | Custom Range
From:
To:
Go

Search archives for this publication only go back to 2002

Sort Results: Newest | Oldest