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10 hrs ago | KCBY-TV Coos Bay

Veterans group has 'lack of confidence' in VA hospital management

A Douglas County veteran's group sent out a letter Saturday stating they have no confidence in management at the Roseburg Regional Veterans Affairs Health Center.

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Related Topix: Roseburg, OR

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The News-Review

Motorcyclists killed in Highway 138 East crash

A 57-year-old man and his 51-year-old female passenger died at the scene of an accident about 40 miles east of Roseburg on Highway 138 East Sunday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Roseburg, OR

The News-Review

Publisher's Notebook: If you have to fight cancer, Roseburg is the place to do it

As a member of the Umpqua Community College Foundation and Roseburg Community Cancer Center boards, I've spent a lot of time and energy talking about health care.

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Related Topix: Roseburg, OR, Umpqua, OR, Medicine, Nursing, Eugene, OR

The News-Review

Editorial: Umpqua Community College and our community's health needs your contribution

While it's unlikely that Douglas County's timber industry will ever return to its "glory days," the Ford Family Foundation once again reminded us how that industry continues to influence our quality of life.

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Related Topix: Umpqua, OR, Roseburg, OR, Opinion

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Roseburg VA director plans to retire in January

Carol Bogedain, 62, said she planned to work at the hospital for three years, and that time will be up in January, the Roseburg News -Review reported .

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Related Topix: Roseburg, OR

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KPIC

Truck crash blocks traffic on Hwy 101 for 4 miles near North Bend

Highway 101 was blocked for over two hours Tuesday afternoon when a semi-truck crashed near the McCullough Bridge in North Bend.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The News-Review

Square dance caller Don Marshall at the Buckeroo Barn in Winchester Tuesday.

The two-day concert is a fundraiser for the Elkton Charter School's music program.

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Ashland Daily Tidings

Police reports Updated at

Tuesday, 11:35 a.m. - A 23-year-old woman was cited and released on charges of shoplifting at Bi-Mart in the 2200 block of Ashland Street.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

KPIC

Neighbors evacuated as crews battle Roseburg house fire

Firefighters evacuated homes on Plateau Drive as they battled a house fire on the street Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Roseburg, OR

The News-Review

Sutherlin accident victim loved music and the outdoors

Relatives of a Sutherlin man found dead Aug. 12 outside his wrecked pickup near Gassy Creek Road in the Mount Scott area say he will be remembered as a cowboy who loved the outdoors.

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Related Topix: Sutherlin, OR

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Celebration of life for another Vietnam veteran, James 'Rod' Holcomb

James Rodney Holcomb, 66, was just one of hundreds of thousands of young men who were called to serve their country during the United States' military involvement in Vietnam.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Riddle, OR

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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Related Topix: Journalism, Roseburg, OR, Umpqua, OR

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KPIC

Myrtle Creek man, 18, accused of sexually abusing 3-month-old girl

An 18-year-old man faces accusations he sexually abused a 3-month-old girl Thursday, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Creek, OR

KCBY-TV Coos Bay

Myrtle Creek man, 18, accused of sexually abusing 3-month-old girl

An 18-year-old man faces accusations he sexually abused a 3-month-old girl Thursday, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Creek, OR

Greenwich Citizen

Prison chief: Death row cell not a hardship

Death row is not a significant hardship compared to ordinary prison life, the head of Oregon State Penitentiary said in response to a federal lawsuit filed by a convicted killer who wants to be moved into the general population while he awaits a new sentencing hearing.

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Related Topix: Prison, Oregon State Penitentiary, State Prisons, Roseburg, OR, Death Penalty

Thu Aug 14, 2014

OregonLive.com

Terri Horman talks about Kyron: 'He needs to be found ... I want him home more than anything.' (Audio)

Terri Moulton Horman, during a hearing in her divorce case last year in Multnomah County Circuit Court.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Multnomah County, OR, Roseburg, OR

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Columbian

Court sides with Oregon deputy who rescued horse

The Oregon Supreme Court ruled that a sheriff's deputy acted legally four years ago when he entered private property without a warrant to rescue a starving horse in Douglas County.

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Related Topix: Roseburg, OR, Animal Rights

KVAL-TV Eugene

Missing Sutherlin man found dead

A man missing since last week was found dead, the victim of an apparent car accident, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said.

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Related Topix: Sutherlin, OR

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Examiner.com

Vietnam veteran, Kenny Vedder, dies in Southern Oregon

Sometimes the passing of a veteran is personal; such was the case yesterday with the death of Vietnam veteran Fredrick Kenneth Vedder, 65, of Riddle, Oregon.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Riddle, OR

KVAL-TV Eugene

1 jailed, 2 cited after pot gardens found in Douglas County woods

Police discovered two illegal marijuana gardens growing on private timberlands in Douglas County this week.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Creek, OR, Home Gardening, Home, Drain, OR

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