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ROSEBURG, Ore. The U.S. Forest Service is looking for volunteers for the National Public Lands Day cleanup September 27 at the Umpqua Hot Springs trailhead to replace a signboard, pick up litter, and remove brush and invasive weeds.
6 hrs ago | The News-Review
Douglas County Sheriff Sgt. Jerry Tilley, left and Roseburg police officer Todd Crouse escort a man to a patrol car early Sunday morning in connection with a high-speed chase.
Police in the southern Oregon city of Roseburg say they have arrested a man in the death of a 38-year-old woman killed early Tuesday at the convenience store where she worked. The Roseburg News-Review reports that officers responding shortly after 3 a.m. to a call about a possible assault victim at the Fast Stop Market found Lori Lynn Rothrock severely injured.
The Boles fire burns along a ridge Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Weed, Calif. The, fire driven by fierce winds, raced through a small town near the Oregon border on Monday, burning a church to the ground, damaging or destroying 100 homes and prompting evacuation orders for at least 1,500 people, authorities said.
Roseburg Police Sgt. Aaron Dunbar, left, confers with Officer Roger Childers today in front of the Fast Market grocery store on Diamond Lake Boulevard.
Firefighters contained the Warm Springs Butte Fire at two acres Sunday evening. The fire is 5 miles north of Lemolo Lake, near the Diamond Drive route.
Forecasters extended a red flag warning through Tuesday morning as a lingering system creates critically dry fuels and extreme fire danger in Western Oregon. The prediction of low relative humidity, gusty winds and increased instability is proving challenging for wildfire crews across the state.
As long as there has been a North Umpqua River, it has swollen with spring snowmelt every year and struck the same bank near Toketee with fury. When it came to blaze a trail following the river, the topography of the region left no other place to go than by that same spot.
Matthew Stone, 15, and Makayla Gilbert, 15, both of Roseburg, participate in the Quick Draw during the Umpqua Valley Art Association's fourth annual Umpqua Plein Air paint-out in Roseburg Wednesday. Watch Paint Dry - An annual paint-out sponsored by the Umpqua Valley Arts Association - Umpqua Plein Air - continues today around Douglas County.
Scott Arnam Wiley, 46, of Roseburg, was sentenced exactly two years after the Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team arrested him with 3/4 a pound of meth. A second Douglas County man was sentenced for meth trafficking a week earlier.
Singer and songwriter Joshua Esterline, aka Acousta Noir, plays at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, at Oberon's Tavern, 45 N. Main St. There is no cover charge.
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A Roseburg woman wanted on theft charges from last month was arrested Monday after officers spotted her vehicle in the Coquille area. On August 28, Coquille PD responded to a 911 call reporting a theft at an apartment on West 4th Street in Coquille.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 01:04 pm
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