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Following recent Oregon primary election returns, the Greater Idaho Movement announced it will propose a less ambitious map to state legislatures as “phase 1” of the project. The revised map no longer includes Douglas County.

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An impressive display of athleticism and crime-fighting tactics were on display Sunday at the Douglas County Speedway, as the Friends of Umpqua Valley Police K-9 programs hosted their 7th “Unleashed” event, nine K-9 teams used the opportunity to show off the skills they use on the streets ev…

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Today is the day. Oregon Primary Election Day is here. In Douglas County, voters will cast their ballots by 8 p.m. today for a number of candidates in statewide and local races, as well as five different measures ranging from school bonds to expanding the Idaho state border to include Dougla…

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The reauthorization of $238 million dollars to the Secure Rural Schools program from Congress is set to restore the SRS program. Douglas County is one of 31 Oregon counties scheduled to receive portions of this funding.

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Visitors trickled in for the grand opening of the Roseburg Visitor Center on Thursday, and city officials and the company charged with running the center hope that the numbers will swell once word gets out.

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Springtime means people are spending more and more time outdoors. Whether exploring, hiking, walking, camping or planting flowers, the more time spent outside also increases the chances of meeting up with creatures — big and small.

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The effort to install a special property tax to improve area schools won the backing of the Roseburg City Council on Monday, which voted unanimously to support a bond levy that will be on the ballot in May.

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The City of Roseburg is sending out a reminder to residents: It’s time to cut down the risk of fire by managing tall grasses and weeds.

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Ronald Sperry’s resignation Monday night as chair of the Roseburg Planning Commission has prompted the City of Roseburg to start taking applications from people who would like to serve on the commission. The current vacancy must be filled by someone who lives within the city.

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The month-long window for spring burning within the Roseburg city limits is just a day away. On Friday, the City of Roseburg Fire Department will begin issuing residential burn permits. Through May 15, residential yard waste is the only material that may be burned.

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Thanks to the hard work of the late Rep. Gary Leif, Umpqua Community College business professor Gary Gray and the staff at Douglas Education Service District, $2 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds will provide technological advancement across Douglas County.

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Heads up for those who park in downtown Roseburg and the nearby Laurelwood area: Parking tickets started Friday. That’s when the city’s new parking services contractor, ACE, will start ticketing parking violators.

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With campaign signs visible around Roseburg now that the filing deadline has passed for candidates and measures to qualify for the May 17 primary election ballot, city officials want to remind candidates and campaign workers that those signs must follow state law and the Roseburg Municipal C…