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You can make soap, oil, body wash and lip balm out of it. You can also make candles, seasoning, cookies and dryer bags out of it. No, it may not be quite as versatile as shrimp, but Lavender is certainly one of the more versatile herbs, as Keri Roid is happy to explain to you as she gives yo…

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After nearly four decades of cutting hair, swapping jokes and refereeing the occasional political debate in his tiny, off-the-beaten-path barbershop in downtown Roseburg, Walt Hedstrom has hung up his clippers.

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Riddle is knee-deep in fundraising for July 4th fireworks. This community effort is the brainchild of our resident Pyro genius, Larry Linton, who is donating his services, and is an effort to maintain some normalcy in our lives.

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Douglas County’s unemployment rate dropped from a near-record high rate for April of 16.5% to 14.7% in May, according to data released Tuesday by the Oregon Employment Department. The dip reflects increased employment related to Phase 1 reopening.

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Oregon’s unemployment rate fell slightly to 14.2 percent in May, from 14.9 percent in April, according to numbers released this past week by the Oregon Employment Department.

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The Coos, Curry Douglas Douglas Business Development Corporation (CCD) has nearly $500,000 in grant money available for small businesses adversely affected the COVID-19 pandemic and that have not received federal emergency assistance under the federal CARES Act or other federal programs.

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Melrose Vineyards features more than a dozen varieties of wine, including Riesling, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Tempranillo and Syrah. But its latest vintage comes in at a whopping 85% alcohol and by all accounts is undrinkable.

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Cinema fans get their fix againSporting a striped teal bow tie, shiny black-and-white dress shoes and a smile partially hidden behind his mask, Roseburg Cinema General Manager Nathan Davies seemed excited to see everyone, like he was welcoming back old friends.

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Pappardelle pasta with braised beef and pork ragu, handmade spaghetti carbonara with smoked duck and fresh spring peas, beef short ribs, parmesan crusted cod, and for those who can afford it — at $85 a pop — Beef Waygu flown in from Japan that the chef cooks tableside. That even comes with a…

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It looks like there’s a chance that the JCPenney store in the Garden Valley Shopping Center may not be closing for good after all.

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With all the doom and gloom around us we sometimes forget there are rays of sunshine. One such bright spot is the Small Business Management Program for Douglas County, which is part of the Umpqua Community College Small Business Development Center.

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Kale Nielsen of Roseburg loves plants. The 12-year-old started gardening about four years ago when he helped his mom with her vegetable garden.

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I don’t gamble much, but judging by the number of folks that were at Seven Feathers Casino Resort when I went there this past week, I’d put $100 on the place bouncing back just fine after it was closed for more than two months due to COVID-19.

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When looking at the Chamber Corner schedule I was thrilled to see that I would have the opportunity to share Reedsport and Winchester Bay with you at the beginning of June. I knew months ago just what I was going to write. Of course, I sit here today composing a vastly different article than…

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More than 4,300 Douglas County workers lost their jobs in April, most connected to restrictions and closures mandated by the state to combat COVID-19, according to data released Wednesday by the Oregon Employment Department.

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The owners of the Five Guys Burgers and Fries restaurant that is coming to Roseburg this fall want people here to know they are excited to be coming and are hiring.