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Umpqua, Oregon is located in Douglas County. Zip codes in Umpqua, OR include 97486. The median home price in Umpqua is $178,500.

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12 hrs ago | Fish Sniffer

Smallmouth Top Attraction As Kings Show In Bay

The mainstem Umpqua is closed to wild steelhead harvest, but remains open year-round for adipose fin-clipped steelhead.

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18 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

Default rate jeopardizes aid for Umpqua CC

By next year, students at Umpqua Community College may face losing access to key federal student aid because former students are defaulting at such high rates on their loans.

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20 hrs ago | KPIC

Wildland firefighters stay on top of new blazes in Douglas County

Crews remain on high alert for wildfires in Douglas County, pouncing on new ignitions and - so far - halting the flames at small acreages.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Southern Oregon World of Wine Festival in Jacksonville: Seminars, gala and more

Peter Adesman holds monthly wine tastings at his Medford home. He will teach a wine seminar at the Southern Oregon World of Wine in Jacksonville.

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OregonLive.com

Community Helpers donations as of August 24, 2014

The Kresge Foundation awarded Living Cully a $600,000 grant, over three years, to help address disparities in Northeast Portland's Cully neighborhood.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KPIC

With lightning in forecast, Umpqua NF crews on lookout for new wildfires

Crews responded to 5 wildfires on the Umpqua National Forest on Sunday. Firefighters held all of the fires to 1/10 of an acre.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The News-Review

Editor's Notebook: City Editor Don Jenkins leaves his mark as he moves along

Douglas County lost a fine newsman Saturday. That was the day City Editor Don Jenkins turned in his key to The News-Review with plans to head up Interstate 5. Don isn't leaving journalism.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Richardson raises $350,000 in a month in race for Oregon governor

State Rep. Dennis Richardson's campaign said Thursday that the Republican has raised $350,000 for his gubernatorial campaign in the last month.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

KPIC

Lightning sparks new fires in Douglas County

Lightning ignited a new round of wildfires Monday night in Douglas County. As of Tuesday morning, the Douglas Forest Protective Association had taken 16 smoke reports and located 7 fires.

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KVAL-TV Eugene

Lightning sparks new fires in Douglas County

Lightning ignited a new round of wildfires Monday night in Douglas County. As of Tuesday morning, the Douglas Forest Protective Association had taken 16 smoke reports and located 7 fires.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Fish Sniffer

Bass Bite Despite Low Water Conditions

The Oregon Department of Wildlife reported that smallmouth bass fishing is good, but the river level is low.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

KPIC

Lightning sparks new fires on Umpqua National Forest

Firefighters are looking for new ignitions on the Umpqua National Forest after a storm peppered eastern Douglas County with lightning Monday.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

The News-Review

Best family spots on the Southern Oregon Coast | Moms

About: Destiny was born and raised in the Texas panhandle. She spent her college years plus some enjoying the city life of Minneapolis/St.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Ashland Daily Tidings

Lightning strikes hit Southern Oregon hard

Thunderstorms shot out between 2,000 and 2,500 lightning strikes across Southern Oregon Wednesday afternoon and night, with about 850 touching down in Jackson County.

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KVAL-TV Eugene

Lightning ignites new fires on Umpqua forest, Crater Lake park

Smokejumpers are en route to lightning fires near the Mount Thielsen Wilderness, some of the six confirmed fire starts reported on the Umpqua National Forest.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Lake County Examiner Online

Kids discover priceless piece of Lakeview history in bank basement

Treasure hunting conjures images of Indiana Jones finding lost relics hidden behind an array of booby traps, yet Daly's ledger contains detailed records of the funds that helped build, and occasionally rebuild, Lakeview.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Courier Mailer

Q&A: Banks and Gaston Elementary's married principals on small towns and strange school...

Darla Waite-Larkin and Tim Larkin are the new principals of Banks Elementary and Gaston Elementary, respectively.

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KPIC

Roseburg VA and Cow Creek Tribe strike a deal on vet services

The Cow Creek Tribe made a services agreement with the Veterans Affairs Roseburg Healthcare System Monday, who will reimburse the Cow Creek Wellness Center on healthcare giiven to veterans of the tribe.

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The Ashland Daily Tidings

Red flag warning in effect for Southern Oregon today

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning in response to the chance of abundant lightning across the parched region.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

SFGate

Logging advocate to retire from Douglas County job

A longtime advocate for increased logging on federal lands that provide subsidies to counties in western Oregon is retiring from public office - but not from the struggle over timber harvests.

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