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Former Douglas County District Attorney and circuit court judge Bill Lasswell passed away Friday at the age of 82.

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In numerous public forums around the county, Douglas County Smart Energy has been recruiting energy champions — homeowners willing to take actions to make their homes more energy efficient and to share the success stories with their communities. For The News-Review readers who missed these f…

  • MANDY HATFIELD and SARA RUNKEL OSU Extension Service
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The Oregon State University Extension Service and the United Community Action Network’s AmeriCorps program are partnering with the Umpqua Valley Farmers’ Market and the Canyonville Farmers’ Market to bring the Food Hero program to youth for 8 weeks this summer.

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  • JIM STELSON Smart Energy
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In numerous public forums around the county, Douglas County Smart Energy has been recruiting energy champions — homeowners willing to take actions to make their homes more energy efficient and to share the success stories with their communities. For The News-Review readers who missed these f…

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Winston — Shutting down a drive-in burger joint and milkshake metropolis during a summer Saturday may seem like a questionable business move, but for the owner of Johnny’s Drive-In & Diner in Winston, the move was a no-brainer.

  • MANDY HATFIELD and SARA RUNKEL OSU Extension Service
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The Oregon State University Extension Service and the United Community Action Network’s AmeriCorps program are partnering with the Umpqua Valley Farmers’ Market and the Canyonville Farmers’ Market to bring the Food Hero program to youth for 8 weeks this summer.

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A large Deodar cedar tree on the west side of the Douglas County Courthouse lawn has been removed after the county deemed the tree unsafe and a hazard to public safety.

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RIDDLE — Eileen Hackett brings her children to the Riddle Library every day it’s open. So when she heard that Douglas County was going to close all its libraries for lack of funds, she was devastated.

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The champion lamb at the 2017 Douglas County Lamb Show and Barbecue was purchased by Cascade Community Credit Union for $31 a pound. Buddy, raised by Ramsey Wilfong, 13, of Roseburg weighed in at 133 pounds, making the total sale price $4,123.