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Freezing rain could be Mother Nature's next move in Umpqua Valley
An arctic storm slow to leave Oregon has degraded air quality, delayed drivers with dense fog and today could hit Douglas County's roads with freezing rain.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Schools announcing Friday schedules
With the small threat of some freezing rain to our north and some roads still slick with ice, schools are already making plans for Friday.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Cold weather traps smoke in the Umpqua Valley
A cold Arctic system that brought snow and single-digit temperatures to Oregon has been slow to retreat, leaving central Douglas County under a mass of stagnant air that's increasing pollution.
Many Douglas County school districts to remain closed Tuesday
The following school districts have announced closures for Tuesday: Camas Valley, Elkton, Glide, South Umpqua, Oakland, North Douglas, Winston-Dillard and Yoncalla.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Editorial: It's good to see Umpqua Watersheds compromise
Umpqua Watersheds should be applauded for withdrawing its appeal to the Loafer timber sale in the Diamond Lake District of the Umpqua National Forest.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Weekend's Best Bets for Dec. 6-8
Annette Shoults prepares her booth for the 2012 Christmas Craft Fair at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Ashland Daily Tidings
Snowpack woefully below average; will today's storm help?
Winter sports fans and the local industries that cater to them are hoping this cold and wet storm that moved into Southern Oregon today jump-starts a lagging snowpack that has skiers and snowmobilers idle.
Medicaid summit showcases CCOs' reforms
One Portland-area coordinated care organization, FamilyCare Inc., is partnering with the public school system to improve the nutrition of its meals, and change the recess schedule to encourage exercise before lunch, rather than after.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Roseburg dance studio students present winter recital that's athletic as well as artistic
Advanced dancers from the Kathryn Howard School of Dance simultaneously leap into the air as instructor Kendall Monteith watches Monday evening during a rehearsal for Saturday's winter dance recital at Jacoby Auditorium at Umpqua Community College.
Here comes the snow! Are you ready?
With a Winter Storm Warning going into effect in our area, be prepared to wake up Friday morning with snow on the ground.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Woolley Center greenhouse to cultivate green thumbs
Umpqua Community College nursing student Christina Wisbey, left, and Woolley Center Learning Garden Coordinator Sam Monohon help construct a greenhouse at the center Saturday.
'It will be cold enough for snow at valley floors by Tuesday morning'
The moisture soaking the Northwest will be on its way out just as a blast of Arctic air moves the freezing level down to the valley floor, the National Weather Service said Monday.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Engergy Spotlight: Eagles Landing conserves energy for new nests
During last October's Green and Solar Tour, participants were introduced to Eagle Landing, new housing on the campus of the Veterans' Administration Medical Center in Roseburg.
Forest Service considers timber salvage plan after Whiskey Fire
U.S. Forest Service Tiller Ranger District biologists Andre Silva, right, and Casey Baldwin pause during a Nov. 20 field trip to explain new tree planting possibilites in areas more severely burned from last summer's Whiskey Fire.
Umpqua Valley Farmers Market appears to flourish indoors
Linnea Marie Farms owners Jim and Joni Leet of Melrose talk Saturday with Carol Andersch and her granddaughter, 10-year-old Alyssa Andersch, both of Roseburg, at the Umpqua Valley Farmers Market at Phoenix Charter School.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Feature photos: Umpqua Valley Festival of Lights shines again
Michael Zuelzke, left, and Matthew Lloyd, both with Wolf Creek Job Corps, set up a Christmas display Friday that was hand painted by Wolf Creek Job Corps members.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Thanksgiving holiday closures announced
Today's holiday means altered schedules at sites around Douglas County. Most News-Review subscribers received today's issue this morning rather than this afternoon.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Boys & Girls Clubs and NeighborWorks win grants
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Umpqua Valley, based in Roseburg, is slated for a new parking lot, thanks to a $200,000 grant from the Meyer Memorial Trust.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
First family moves into Eagle Landing, housing for veterans
Dylan Wood, 10, hauls luggage up the walkway to his new home Monday morning at Eagle Landing on the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center campus.