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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 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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The News-Review

Photographer Gary Leif to run for county commissioner

Longtime Roseburg photographer Gary Leif filed Tuesday to run for Douglas County commissioner, becoming the fourth candidate for the seat Doug Robertson will leave at the end of July.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

KPIC

33rd Graffiti Weekend in Roseburg

Retirement & Rest Home Tour - meet at Roseburg High School 12:30 pm, tour & short display at local senior centers, 541 673-8543 Cruzin' And Viewin'- Ten Down & Splitz, outdoor music and BBQ, 6-10:00 pm, 2400 NE Diamond Lake Blvd., 541 672-3601 Roseburg Tire Pros Graffiti Welcome - live music with Flashbak and food, 6-10:00 pm, 1735 NE Diamond Lake ... (more)

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

OregonLive.com

Southern Oregon, Walla Walla get glowing wine reviews, resisting weed in B.C.: Wednesday Wine Roundup

Vineyards in the Walla Walla AVA, along with those in Southern Oregon, earn praise in two new articles in national publications.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Medford Mail Tribune

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The first forest fire of the season in this section occurred Monday on Poorman Creek, near Jacksonville, when forty-three and one-third cords of wood were burned.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Oregonian

Incarcerated Roseburg teen writes powerful, award-winning poem about perils of meth

Seduced by the drug at 16, the 20-year-old from Roseburg is now a year away from finishing a 46-month sentence with the Oregon Youth Authority at the Rogue Valley Youth Correctional Facility in Grants Pass.

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The Oregonian

Day Four guide to the 2014 Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival

It's the final day of the Waterfront Blues Festival, which means it's time to catch those last few musicians on your list, give those dance steps another whirl and make the most of Spectacular Sunday.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

OregonLive.com

Umpqua River crash near Reedsport kills man

A man died Wednesday afternoon when the SUV he was driving went off the highway and into the Umpqua River, Oregon State Police said.

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Fire Warning for Douglas County was issued at July 25 at 3:25AM PDT

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