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Tuesday | 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

KPIC

Lightning sparks new fires in Douglas County

Lightning ignited a new round of wildfires Monday night in Douglas County. As of Tuesday morning, the Douglas Forest Protective Association had taken 16 smoke reports and located 7 fires.

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Related Topix: Umpqua, OR, Glide, OR

KVAL-TV Eugene

Lightning sparks new fires in Douglas County

Lightning ignited a new round of wildfires Monday night in Douglas County. As of Tuesday morning, the Douglas Forest Protective Association had taken 16 smoke reports and located 7 fires.

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Related Topix: Umpqua, OR, Fire, Tiller, OR, Glide, OR

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The News-Review

Ian Gillan of Deep Purple performs with the band at the Douglas County Fair Saturday.

After waiting over four decades, longtime Deep Purple fan Lee Green said he finally fulfilled his dream Saturday night of seeing the British rock band perform live and in his hometown at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.

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Related Topix: Hard-Rock, Deep Purple, Gillan, Roseburg, OR, World News, United Kingdom, Hertfordshire County, England

The News-Review

Thrill-seekers find carnival ride fix at the Douglas County Fair

Screams and giggles of delight filled the air as people of all ages twirled, flipped and dangled upside down on the carnival rides at the Douglas County Fair.

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Related Topix: Rogue River, OR, Roseburg, OR

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Bee

Court allows warrantless seizure of starving horse

The Oregon Supreme Court has upheld the authority of police to step in without a warrant to save neglected animals.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

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