The recently debuted play “Roseburg,” based heavily on the shooting at Umpqua Community College, has been met with a chorus of boos from Douglas County residents who call the work exploitative. Its creators, who say it raises important questions about America’s problems with gun violence, st…

Heatstroke is a serious matter. It can develop quickly and should be considered a medical emergency. It is caused when the body’s temperature control system gets overloaded due to prolonged exposure to heat, causing body heat to be more than 105 degrees Fahrenheit. Basically, a person is not…

SUTHERLIN – On Friday, Central Avenue was transformed into a colorful venue for Sutherlin’s second annual Street Fair and Push Drag Race. More than 50 vendors lined Sutherlin’s main street, displaying their products, engaging with visitors or handing out information.

Four major intersections with informational kiosks and decorative medallion plaques now make up the “streetscape” of downtown Roseburg. City officials celebrated the completion of the project with a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday morning at the intersection of Jackson Street and Oak Avenue…

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Pedaling, running and riding scooters around the bright orange construction cones of an obstacle course, summer school students participated in the annual bicycle rodeo through the Summer Adventure program at West Intermediate School on Thursday morning.

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CANYONVILLE — It’s rare for a service organization to celebrate 150 years in a community, and it’s even rarer to find someone who has served 60 years in the same club. But that’s exactly what the city of Canyonville celebrated last Sunday when the Independent Order of Odd Fellows marked a ce…

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A housing construction project on Troost Street in the Hucrest area in west Roseburg has been drawing attention and has people wondering what is planned for the area on the east side of Troost, just south of the intersection with Calkins Street.

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It may seem strange that an ice drilling company is located in Roseburg, Oregon, but Donna Keib and her husband Elijah bought Kovacs Ice Drilling and Coring Equipment from an owner on the East Coast and moved it to Douglas County three years ago. And since then, they have been selling their …

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When Christopher ‘Topher’ Davis first started playing Ultimate, it was his freshman year of college. The Roseburg High School grad was in Eugene attending the University of Oregon, searching for a way to get involved in student life.

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From watching white water flow over rocks, to boating, fishing, swimming and more, Oregonians across the state find beauty and recreation in the rivers. This Saturday, river lovers are encouraged to celebrate River Appreciation Day by enjoying rivers and treating them with respect.

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