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The Roseburg City Council met for more than 3½ hours Monday night to discuss a number of matters, including whether to vacate a small portion of land, who should fill a vacancy on the council and whether to sell a vacant property the city owns.

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The beginning of Summer is just around the corner, the high school seniors have graduated, and the summer fun begins. Everyone is so excited to enjoy the summer and start to see life finally get back to the normal that we all were used to.

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Wailani means “heavenly water” in the Hawaiian dialect — an apt name, Lan Ha thought, for the flavorful and cooling shave ice products she serves from her specially designed food truck. Ha got permission to sell her shave ice during weekends at Stewart Park, and business immediately took off…

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Dozens of job seekers took advantage of the Open Air Job Fair on Tuesday in downtown Roseburg to look for employment. It was also an opportunity for local businesses to try to fill many of their job openings.

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Yes, it’s still just part dream and part wish at this point. But still, think about it for just a minute and what it would mean for downtown Roseburg: a six-story apartment complex, with shops and maybe a restaurant on the bottom floor and as many as 70 units above, and — get this — undergro…

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The fines and lawsuits leveled against a Roseburg builder keep piling up, while frustrated buyers, including many seniors who put much of their life’s savings into buying a home from them, remain in limbo.

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Aviva Health was founded nearly 30 years ago, operating as the Open Door Clinic in a tiny storefront in downtown Roseburg, delivering health care to underserved members of our community. It was a humble beginning for certain, but one anchored by a mission to deliver compassionate, dignified,…

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Oregon’s unemployment rate held steady at 6% in April, the same as in March, following three months in which the rate had declined slightly, according to data released Tuesday by the Oregon Employment Department.

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The Roseburg Kmart has been sitting vacant for four years, and now that WinCo Foods has plans to build a new supermarket on the site, city officials are not wasting any time getting that proposal approved.

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Heading into the workforce after college and living on your own is hard enough without a global crisis messing with the job market. But listen, you can make a steady income and win with your money if you make a few smart moves starting right now.

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You’re reading this Chamber Corner on Mother’s Day so, first, thank you to all mothers for everything you have done and will do to raise, nurture and teach your children during what has been a very challenging 18 months.

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When WinCo Foods recently announced plans to build a supermarket at the site of the vacant Roseburg Kmart, company officials said they had been looking to open a store here for more than a decade. Now that those plans have formally been submitted to the city, it appears the project is on the…

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The YMCA of Douglas County named Cody Brockelmeyer as its CEO on Friday, culminating a six-month national search the organization undertook, and a return home for the 2001 Umpqua Valley Christian School graduate.

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The YMCA of Douglas County named Cody Brockelmeyer as its CEO on Friday, culminating a six-month, national search for its new leader, and a return home for the 2001 Umpqua Valley Christian School graduate.

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With the deadline for filing federal income taxes slowly creeping up on us, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers to check their tax returns for common errors that could delay refunds or otherwise affect normal processing. Here are some ways to avoid tax return slip-ups as the …

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Employers in Douglas County added a net of 150 jobs in March, following a gain of 220 jobs in February and a loss of 30 in January, according to data released Tuesday by the Oregon Employment Department.

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In Sutherlin, our chamber of commerce and our visitor center have a unique and successful partnership. The mission of the Sutherlin Area Chamber of Commerce is to promote, protect, enhance and expand both the economic vitality and the quality of life in our unique community. The mission of o…

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Will it be an economic boon to the region at a time when timber jobs are drying up or merely a pipe dream that will eventually end up on the scrap heap, like so many other grandiose projects pitched before it?

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Oregon’s unemployment rate edged down to 6% in March, from 6.1% in February, a reflection of the more than 20,000 net jobs gained in the month, according to data released Tuesday by the Oregon Employment Department.

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A researcher at Oregon State University has developed a new way to predict the future price of logs that uses readily accessible economic information, information that could be critical at a time when lumber prices are skyrocketing.