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Frasier’s Barbershop opened at 655 SE Jackson St. in Downtown Roseburg. Joshua Frasier runs the walk-in only barbershop after being overseas with the National Guard for a year.

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When Zak Otjen stepped into a grocery store during the recent snowstorm, he saw a flock of people unprepared for any sort of disaster, despite having a disaster food company in the city.

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Firehouse Fudge is closing its storefront, but owner and fudge maker Dean Martin will still be taking his plethora of flavors to farmers markets and festivals.

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Asbestos removal for the old Safeway building at 406 SE Rose St. started on Wednesday. The building will go in front of the Historic Resource Review Commission on March 20 before it can receive a complete demolition permit.

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Douglas County unemployment in January increased to 5.8 percent from 5.4 percent in December according to the latest Oregon Employment Department numbers. From last January, the unemployment rate increased from 5.3 percent.

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Mawson Resources, an Australian mining company with its major drilling sites in Finland received drilling permits from the Department of Geology and Mineral Industries in October and drilled two holes in the fall with plans to resume mining in the spring.

Chairman and CEO Michael Hudson said it could be 10 years before the company pursues permitting a mine in the area.

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The people who started buying the town of Tiller in June still don’t have a master plan — but they're working on one.

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J.C. Penney Company Inc. announced on Friday it would close 18 full-line stores — including three announced in January — and nine furniture stores across the country. The Roseburg J.C. Penney store, however, will stay open.

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As cracks and snow-leadened thuds scared home and car owners through the nights on Sunday and Monday of this past week, orchard owners worried about the damage to the trees themselves.

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SUTHERLIN — Tuffie Curtis Jr. of Sutherlin thought losing power in his temporary home at Techbuilt Inc. was a challenge already, until he heard a sound and discovered snow had brought down half of the building.

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With the snow dumping outside, employees at Shop Smart in Sutherlin were handling transactions with “flashlights, calculators and pencils,” said Clay Firestone, the store’s assistant manager.

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City of Roseburg Public Works Commission recommended several projects at the Feb. 14 meeting. It recommended the City Council authorize the 2019 Pavement Rehabilitation design services, a preliminary design contract for the Douglas Avenue Improvements and an agreement to pre-fund the design …

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WINSTON — Mark and Lydia Nunnelee brew their beer in a separate building at their home a drive away from the taproom, but with the increasing demand both in the bar and on the order sheet, the homebrew system can’t keep up.