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A Douglas County girl who was sexually assaulted for at least a year is suing her abuser, who is in prison for the crime, for more than $2 million for sexual abuse of a child and emotional distress.

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The announcement this week that Umpqua Transit was cutting back on its bus service due to outfall from the COVID-19 outbreak is a tough pill to swallow for the agency and the countless people that rely on its commuter services to get around.

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The Stewart Park Drive Bridge will be closed to vehicle and foot traffic on Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., while crews from the Roseburg public works department conduct an inspection.

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In 1970, a group of concerned citizens cam together to commit themselves to bringing clean air and clean water to this country. And now, 50 years later, as we reflect on all we have accomplished in this regard, we also acknowledge the need to address the environmental challenges of today.

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A Roseburg woman was killed early Saturday morning when the driver of a car she was in apparently lost control and rolled down an embankment.

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Umpqua Transit (UTrans), the transportation and commuter service that serves Roseburg, Winston, Sutherlin, Myrtle Creek and Canyonville, has announced a reduction in services due to staff shortages.

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The Roseburg Family Medicine Residency program found out recently that all eight of the residency positions that it had open for this summer are filled, and recently graduated doctors plan to start their three-year residency training at the Aviva Health campus in July. Program officials have…

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Several supermarkets in the area, including Walmart, Albertsons, Safeway and Fred Meyer, will be putting in plexiglass sneeze guards at their checkout aisles in an effort to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

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We suspect by now some of you have heard about them in drips and dribbles, the small acts of kindness that members of our community have shown to one another during these trying times.

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Cannibis dispensaries in the area are managing to stay afloat in spite of the coronavirus outbreak, and a recent change in the law allowing them to provide curbside service is intended to help keep them in business.

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It was just a little over three weeks ago when Oregon’s first case of COVID-19 was confirmed. Since then so much has changed — as of Wednesday morning 209 cases have been detected in Oregon, including eight people who have died — that it’s hard to keep up. And not just with the dizzying spre…

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Aviva Health officials have announced that the clinic has received $60,112 in funding from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services to respond to and prepare for the local impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Evidence of the concern surrounding the spreading coronavirus was evident throughout Monday’s Roseburg City Council meeting, including the limit on how many could attend, the somber discussion of actions taken by city officials and law enforcement and the declaration of a state of emergency.

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Roseburg Public Library will remain closed for the foreseeable future in an effort to mitigate the effects of COVID-19. As an alternative, library staff will implement weekly drive-up service for patrons who wish to check out physical materials they have placed on hold.

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This is my first Chamber Corner so, as a way of introduction, my name is Katy Bernal. I was recently elected president of the Myrtle Creek~Tri City Area Chamber of Commerce for the 2020-2021 two-year term.

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Kenneth Ford built his first sawmill in 1936 along what is now Diamond Lake Boulevard in east Roseburg, right in the middle of the Great Depression. It was a daring risk to say the least, but a decade later it started paying off.

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Yoncalla Area Chamber of Commerce is saddened to report the passing of our long-time President and Guiding Light, Dick McHaffie. He shall be missed, yet shall always be with us.