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COOS BAY — The proposed Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas terminal and its 230-mile feeder pipeline in southern Oregon would have some adverse and significant impacts, according to staff at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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Next year residents of Douglas County should see continued low unemployment, a strong housing market for homeowners offset by a shortage of affordable housing and a relatively steady forest products industry, a panel of experts said this week at the Economic Forecast 2020. However, looming o…

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The Bureau of Land Management has released its environmental assessment for the reclassification of more than 30,000 acres of public domain lands, including acreage in Douglas County, as part of the implementation of the Western Oregon Tribal Fairness Act.

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The long-running controversy over a proposed natural gas pipeline will be the subject of yet another hearing Thursday evening.

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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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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.

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In May of 2014, the Douglas County Global Warming Coalition organized a community-wide meeting attended by around 100 people with the intent to bring together all of the experts from the major electric and gas utilities, nonprofits, and business and community members to pool their experience…

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Different management styles for the forest, pre- and post-catastrophic wildfires, were the key talking points during the Aug. 22 “Return to the Burn” tour of the Bland Mountain and Stouts Creek fire areas.

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Firefighters from the Douglas Forest Protective Association located 10 additional lighting-related fires Friday, bringing the total number of fires caused by Thursday’s electrical storm to 21.