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Douglas Forest Protective Association will officially end fire season within the Douglas District on Monday as a result of significant rainfall and an overall cooling trend in the area.

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Children stroll through the walkways at the hilly campus of Winchester Elementary School. Meanwhile on the other side of a blue slatted fence, garbage is piled high and the residents are known drug users.

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Demonstrators are expected to gather Friday in Roseburg to call for immediate action on climate change. It’s one of many such demonstrations planned around the world that day.

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MELROSE — Visitors to the sixth annual K-9s in the Grapevines event Saturday night at Melrose Vineyards watched police K-9s chase down “suspects” fleeing from police and then hanging on until police officers gave the command to let go.

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WINCHESTER — A fire alarm went off in the community workforce training building at 9 a.m. Thursday on the Umpqua Community College campus.

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With protesters from the timber support group #TimberUnity gathered along the road, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown arrived at the Swanson Group Manufacturing studmill at about 10:45 a.m. Friday for a tour of the mill and a meeting with representatives from several sectors of the local business commu…

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Despite the recent rainfall, a small grass fire burned about half an acre east of Myrtle Creek on Thursday, according to the Douglas Forest Protective Association.