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Yesterday | The News-Review

Fifty Shades of bait | Moms

About: From fashion shows, concerts, smart phones, little black dresses, fine dining and everything else the city life offers to packaging elk meat, a conceal and carry permit, casserole dishes, endless laundry and an SUV, join her on this journey from city shaker to green acres.

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Related Topix: Preschoolers, Family, Blog News

Yesterday | KVAL-TV Eugene

Another day, another thunderstorm: Oregon on fire - again

EUGENE, Ore. - Lightning ripped a path across Oregon on Tuesday, sparking a new batch of wildfires.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Eugene, OR, Lane County, OR, Prineville, OR

Wednesday | KVAL-TV Eugene

DA: Officers justified in shooting death of drunk convicted murderer

Law enforcement officers were justified in using deadly force against an drunk convicted murderer who fired a gun at officers in a Reedsport trailer park July 17, a grand jury decided.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Reedsport, OR

Wednesday | The News-Review

Guest column: Remembering when James Garner learned a little about Douglas County

It would be difficult to say that James Garner was the most famous or influential person I've met in Douglas County, considering that I've talked with civil rights activist Jesse Jackson and presidential candidate Barack Obama during stopovers in Roseburg.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, James Garner, Roseburg, OR, Oakland, OR, Walker, Texas Ranger, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Tue Jul 29, 2014

SFGate

Ore. grand jury: officer's deadly force justified

The Douglas County district attorney's office says a grand jury has found that an officer's fatal shooting of a Reedsport man was justified.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Reedsport, OR

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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Related Topix: Roseburg, OR, Life, Veteran Affairs, Umpqua, OR

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Logging advocate Robertson to leave county post

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

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KPIC

Increased DUII patrols for 2014 Dunefest

Deputies are hoping to crack down on drunk driving in Douglas County this week as drivers hit the road for the 2014 Dunefest in Winchester Bay.

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Related Topix: Winchester Bay, OR

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Medford Mail Tribune

Health officials taken aback by STD outbreak

Ajump in the number of cases of the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea over the past year in rural southwestern Oregon has state and local health officials alarmed and puzzled.

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Related Topix: Jackson County, OR, Josephine County, OR, Human Sexuality

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The News-Review

Theater review: - Oliver!' likely to leave you asking for more

Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students. a "Always ... Patsy Cline" is staged at 7:30 p.m. July 25, 27, 28, 31 and Aug. 1 and 3 and at 2 p.m. July 26 and Aug. 2 at Centerstage Theatre.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KPIC

Off-site flu shots cut as county transfers public health back to state

ROSEBURG, Ore. - Douglas County Public Health will eliminate off-site administration of flu vaccine this flu season, the agency said.

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Related Topix: Roseburg, OR, Medicine, Influenza, Health, Reedsport, OR, Sutherlin, OR, Canyonville, OR

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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Related Topix: Fire, Tiller, OR, Umpqua, OR, Tornado, Natural Disasters

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

Wildland fires keep Douglas County crews busy over weekend

Firefighters from the Douglas Forest Protective Association and local fire departments responded to four wildfires over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Myrtle Creek, OR, Tri-City, OR

Sat Jul 19, 2014

KPIC

Expect delays on I-5 between Drain and Cottage Grove

Motorists traveling north on Interstate 5 should expect lane closures, congestion and delays between Drain and Cottage Grove Friday, July 18, and Saturday, July 19, due to pavement repairs.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The News-Review

Douglas County Mom blogger, Jemelene Wilson, and her health transformation, along with daughter.

Occupation: Writer, Mom, Pastor's Wife Family: Married with two daughters and one son-in-law About: Jemelene is a passionate storyteller.

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KVAL-TV Eugene

Jail inmate walks away from work crew in Roseburg

A jail inmate due to be released July 24 walked away from a work crew assignment at the County Courthouse on Wednesday morning, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Roseburg, OR

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Medford Mail Tribune

Terri Horman files for name change

The stepmother of Kyron Horman, the boy who disappeared from his Portland-area school four years ago, is in the process of changing her name, according to Douglas County court records.

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Related Topix: Multnomah County, OR, Medford, OR

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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Related Topix: Roseburg, OR, Shady Cove, OR, Coupe, Dodge Challenger, Dodge, Myrtle Creek, OR, Umpqua, OR

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The News-Review

Police Log: Motorcyclist injured after colliding with animal in Roseburg

These logs are the highlights of initial emergency calls and reports to the Douglas County Dispatch Center.

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Related Topix: Roseburg, OR, Canyonville, OR, Elkton, OR

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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Related Topix: Roseburg, OR, Umpqua, OR

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