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GLIDE — A 13-acre county park nestled against jade green Cavitt Creek east of Glide is about to lose 140 trees, and many neighbors were both surprised and upset to discover this week that the timber had been sold.

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SALEM — Most Republican lawmakers refused to attend a Tuesday night session of the Oregon House of Representatives amid a slowdown over anger at a sweeping bill on climate change.

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Pacific Power has filed a request with the Public Utility Commission of Oregon that calls for a 1.6% average increase, which if granted would represent the first such increase in seven years, company officials said.

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Three people have applied to take the Roseburg City Council seat formerly held by Tom Ryan, who abruptly announced his resignation in December after serving on the council for nearly 20 years, and with three years left on his term.

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It looks like marijuana dispensaries in Roseburg will be allowed to deliver their products and expand their hours following a decision by the Roseburg City Council this week.

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The last time the Roseburg City Council adopted a long-range transportation plan, in 2006, it called for $100 million worth of work to be done in the first five years of the plan. The city had nowhere near that kind of money to spend, and many of the projects fell by the wayside.

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The Roseburg City Council meeting was nearing an end after stretching for more than three hours Monday night when Councilor Brian Prawitz clearly had enough. During his closing comments he turned to Councilor Ashley Hicks and let loose.

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It looks like marijuana dispensaries in Roseburg and beyond will be able to deliver their products to customers’ homes, following a clarification in the current rules that was prompted by a request by the owner of a popular Roseburg dispensary.

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Oregon’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.7 percent in December, the lowest on comparable records dating back to 1976. The November unemployment rate was 3.9 percent.

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The Roseburg VA Health Care System this month was awarded accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, which is an international, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services.

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Local trash haulers would for the first time have to pay Douglas County a franchise fee of 5% of the company’s cash receipts under a new agreement considered by the Douglas County Solid Waste Advisory Committee on Wednesday.

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The Roseburg City Council, at its regular meeting Monday, voted to accept Councilor Tom Ryan’s resignation and begin the process of filling the council seat. The City is seeking qualified applicants, who live in Ward 2 of Roseburg, to apply for a seat on the City Council. Roseburg residents …

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The City of Roseburg continues to make significant strides in a number of areas, including residential and commercial developments, public safety and cracking down on derelict properties, Mayor Larry Rich said at his annual State of the City address Monday.

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The Internal Revenue Service has announced that the nation’s tax season will start for individual tax return filers on Monday, Jan. 27, when the tax agency will begin accepting and processing 2019 tax year returns.

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A popular Roseburg marijuana dispensary is being fined nearly $6,000 after it was caught violating several state regulations, including advertising its products to minors by posting images of the cartoon characters Scooby-Doo and Shaggy on its Facebook page.