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Three years ago, Conni Riley proposed organizing a new event to the Oakland Economic Development. Riley wanted to use her love of other living history day events and bring the idea home.

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Glendale is getting a physical representation of its tie to Jewish American history with a historical marker downtown that tells the story of the town’s founding.

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Oregon Native American tribes were slow to act when the federal government began allowing casinos on tribal lands almost 30 years ago, but the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Indians fearlessly took the first step.

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Civil War reenactors, gunshots and cannon fire took students on a journey through time Friday afternoon at Fremont Middle School in Roseburg. The reenactment event displayed for the students real-life situations that occurred during the 1860s time period.

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More than 200 people packed into the Danny Lang Center Saturday night to hear about this year’s community leaders at the 61st annual Sutherlin First Citizens Awards banquet sponsored by the by Sutherlin Chamber of Commerce.

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Researching your family history is fascinating to people who want to know where they came from and what their ancestors did along the way.

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Nominations for the 2017 Sally Donovan Award for Historic Cemetery Preservation, part of the Oregon Heritage Excellence Awards Program, are now being accepted.

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In the year 1621, the Plymouth colonists sat down to their first meal with the Wampanoag Indians. While the two groups had major differences, they had something in common that day — a bountiful harvest to be thankful for.

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OAKLAND — For Cpl. Archie Napier, a Union soldier with the 69th New York, war is a tough business and doesn’t pay well. For his month’s wages Saturday, he received $14 and had to pay a dollar and a quarter of it to the laundress at camp.

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OAKLAND — Abraham Lincoln, or his modern-day look alike, rode into Oakland Saturday on a stage coach. He paused to give a short speech about what it meant to live in a free country.

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OAKLAND — Sutherlin High School students and others around the county are about to get a close-up look at the Civil War.

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Editors note: today’s story continues The News-Review veteran series. A vetean wil be profiled every other Wednesday.

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The Roseburg Antique and Collectible Show at the Douglas County Fairgrounds this weekend is more than a place to buy and sell vintage items: it’s a place to experience history.