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Do you dream of running your own business, but don’t know how to get started? Then Umpqua GrowthTalks may be for you. The informal, free talks are produced by the Umpqua Economic Development Partnership and designed for people who want to start a business, already own one or want to support …

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With the decade ending and 2020 on the horizon, this is a good time to dust off the crystal ball and make some predictions for what the economic landscape will look like next year. Here are my predictions for the top business stories for Douglas County in 2020. Numbers 1-10 appear below; num…

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A few weeks ago I sat in on an early morning webinar titled “A New Vision and Future for Chambers of Commerce” by Roger Brooks. It was very informative and was hosted by Henry Stevens with the Bring Em In Committee.

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TR CITY — The McDonald’s here was the place to be Saturday night, and it was not because of the Big Mac’s, fries or clean bathrooms (although those did come in handy).

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It’s that time of year when most everyone’s electrical usage begins to increase. Is there an explanation for it? Always. But breaking through the language barrier and communicating the reasons in non-industry language is part of the answer.

View detailed reports of major stock indexes and look up specific symbols.

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A woman who worked as a clerk at a Roseburg market is suing the market and its manager for creating a hostile work environment that reportedly included acts of sexual assault and battery, and sexual harassment against her.

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The City of Roseburg Economic Development Commission is accepting applications for the funding of tourism-related projects within the Roseburg area. All applications submitted must fulfill the objective to attract visitors to Roseburg. These funds are available from the Roseburg hotel/motel …

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The City of Drain has plenty of activities taking place the rest of 2019. First, this coming Halloween the Church of Christ is hosting a Trunk and Treat at the corner of 1st Street and B Avenue. There will be some hot, exciting cars there. The event starts at 6 p.m. and candy will be availab…

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The new medical boutique spa in Roseburg, Mei Rai, smells like eucalyptus and has a sparkling-clean modern interior.

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Oakland is open for business and wearing its beautiful fall colors. The gold and red tree foliage standing bright against the deep green of our forests provides classic Oregon fall vistas.

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Fall is here, school is in session and things are certainly hopping in Riddle! The Main Street flower baskets have given way to fall colors of the planter boxes. The beauty of fall is all around us.

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It may have flown largely under the radar, but make no mistake about it: the Oregon Trails Summit that took place this week in Roseburg was a big deal for a variety of reasons.

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The oldest McDonald’s in Roseburg is undergoing a total makeover and will soon feature the latest style, features and services available.

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It’s a little hard to picture, just looking at the barren patch of land that’s been sitting here seemingly forever. Then again, most projects of this size and scope are.

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Five Guys, an international restaurant chain that has developed a bit of a cult following for their made-to-order burgers, fresh-cut fries and milkshakes flavored with real bacon bits, is looking to come to Roseburg.

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As the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce rolled into 2019, we knew it would be a year of changes, challenges and chances. Chances to provide new and expanded services to our members and the Douglas County business community. Well, 2019 has not disappointed.

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NeighborWorks Umpqua is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony at 11 a.m., Aug. 29 at 2843 NE Douglas Ave. for the low-income housing community, Deer Creek Village. The organization expects to have people move in by mid-2020.