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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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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Oregonian

World War II vet and North Umpqua angler returns to France in 'Mending the Line': Indie &...

Frank and Jeanne Moore settle with Frank's past as a soldier in the personal documentary "Mending the Line."

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

Lightning puts Douglas County on alert for wildfires

About 100 lightning strikes peppered Douglas County on Tuesday, putting firefighters on the lookout for wildfires.

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KVAL-TV Eugene

Crews chase new wildfires sparked by lightning

When he called 911 to report seeing smoke rise from the forest where lightning had struck, the dispatcher had to ask.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Medford Mail Tribune

Forecasters warn of lightning 'outbreak'

The National Weather Service reported a red flag warning will be in effect from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. today.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Eugene Weekly

Activist Alert 7-17-2014

On the agenda is an Envision Eugene overview and other items. Call 682-7118 or email joann.c.eppli@ci.eugene.or.us for more information.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The News-Review

Graffiti2014:Graffiti Weekend feature photos

A classic Chevrolet owned by Tracy Bradley of Shady Cove on display at a Graffiti Week kickoff car show Wednesday at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

KPIC

The heat is on: Do you know the dangers of heat illness?

The average high temperature ithis time of year is 84 degrees. But it's not going to be that cool again until at least Saturday - and some parts of the Umpqua Valley could hit triple digits.

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The News-Review

Graffiti2014: Hot classic cars cruise through Roseburg

Curtis Hannevold of Roseburg holds daughter Emma Hannevold, 2, as he says hello to his grandfather Don Jenkins who was driving in the Graffiti Night Cruise in downtown Roseburg Saturday.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Oregonian

Police seek clues after Sweet Home woman's body is found on remote Lane County road

Hikers last week discovered the body of 36-year-old Heaven "Angel" King on a forest road in the Umpqua National Forest.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The News-Review

Publisher's Notebook: Care packages for soldiers really make a difference

Imagine walking around in 100-degree temperatures, lugging 85 to 100 pounds of gear for maybe 12 hours in a land thousands of miles from home, not knowing if your next step will be your last.

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The News-Review

Graffiti2014:Graffiti Weekend feature photos

A classic Chevrolet owned by Tracy Bradley of Shady Cove on display at a Graffiti Week kickoff car show Wednesday at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Medford Mail Tribune

Fire weather watch to be in effect Sunday

A fire weather watch will be in effect from late Sunday morning until around sunset for the Southern Oregon Cascades and Klamath and Umpqua basins because of anticipated thunderstorms, parched terrain and wind.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Ashland Daily Tidings

Southern Oregon put on alert for lightning

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning expected to last through the day as thunderstorms with "abundant lightning" move through the area.

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Fire Warning for Douglas County was issued at July 31 at 2:22PM PDT

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