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Brewers hid under pop-up tents to get out of the sun at the first Oakland Brewfest on Saturday. The constant breeze kept locals and visitors moving across Locust Street and between vendors.

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Douglas County's Flood Insurance Rate Maps are being updated, and the time for property owners to appeal or comment on the new maps ends soon, on Aug. 20.

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Take a tour through the reconstruction of historic Fort Umpqua while historic re-enactors demonstrate the life of a pioneer.

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Oakland, Oregon: The town that time forgot, but we hope that people don’t forget. One hundred years ago Oakland was the center of commerce at the end of the rail line. Everyone came to Oakland to ship their wool, hay, turkeys and timber to bigger markets. Other local cities have long since s…

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UMPQUA — An Umpqua woman has died and her husband is in critical condition from injuries suffered in a head-on crash in the 3800 block of Tyee Road just after 4:30 p.m. Monday.

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The Wolf Creek Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center in Glide trains students, often those who don’t respond well to more traditional schooling or work training, to pass the GED or learn job skills like construction, forest conservation and firefighting.

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David Ulsh talks about pigs in the road and pool tables in the truck while he pulls cooked chicken off the bone and puts it right on the griddle. He pours some homemade barbecue sauce on it and chops it up again.