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11 hrs ago | The News-Review

Publisher's Notebook: Does the BLM think cows are more threatening that tree-sitters?

My one take-away from the Nevada dust-up between the government and a cantankerous rancher named Clive Bundy was this: Cows and tree-sitters should be treated equally.

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Related Topix: Roseburg, OR, Myrtle Creek, OR

16 hrs ago | The News-Review

Douglas County Mom blogger, Destiny Molatore.

About: Destiny was born and raised in the Texas panhandle. She spent her college years plus some enjoying the city life of Minneapolis/St.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Sutherlin, OR

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The News-Review

From Farm to Fork: Myrtle Creek's Big Lick Farm helps spread the CSA concept across Douglas County

Suzanne Tibwe kneels among crop rows at Big Lick Farms in Myrtle Creek. She and her husband, Asinete Tibwe, have grown their business to the point at which it will support 100 community-supported agriculture members in 2014.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Myrtle Creek, OR

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

Deputies searching for wanted man in N. Douglas County

A man wanted for burglaries and vehicle thefts out of Lane County fled from deputies this morning on Sand Creek Road in North Douglas County.

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Related Topix: Lane County, OR, Drain, OR

The News-Review

How will life's curveballs shape who you are? | Moms

Family: Husband; daughter, less than one; baby girl due this summer Occupation: Homemaker, technical writer by trade , quilter, blogger on occasion, vintage treasure-hunter About: Adrienne transplanted from Boise, Idaho two years ago with her husband, Nick, to seek out new adventures in Oregon.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Umpqua, OR, Collecting, Life, Hobbies, Antiquing, Scrapbooking

Mon Apr 14, 2014

OregonLive.com

Douglas County authorities seeking missing sex offender

Paul Stephenson, 26, of Oakland, was first reported missing by his family in December, three weeks after they said they last heard from him.

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Related Topix: Oakland, OR

Sat Apr 12, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

HazMat crews called to clean fuel spilled in deadly Hwy 38 crash

A person died in a head-on crash Saturday morning between a pickup and a tanker truck reportedly hauling helicopter fuel along Highway 38, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said.

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Related Topix: Scottsburg, OR, Umpqua, OR

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The News-Review

Douglas County students hope to spell w-i-n-n-e-r

Twenty-four district winners representing fifth- through eighth-grade schools throughout the county qualified to take the stage in the Wildlife Safari auditorium and vie for the title of the county's best speller.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Riddle, OR, Canyonville, OR

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The News-Review

Feature Photos: Earth Day and Energy Fair

Andy Helmer, 10, of Roseburg checks out model solar cars for sale Saturday at the Douglas County Earth Day and Energy Fair at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.

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Related Topix: Roseburg, OR, Sutherlin, OR

KVAL-TV Eugene

Police: 3 kids taken by state after meth bust

Police say 3 kids were taken into protective custody and several arrests were made in a meth bust in the Green District of Roseburg Monday night.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Roseburg, OR

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The News-Review

Veterinarian to ranchers: It pays to be kind to livestock

These twin lambs find comfort in being close to their mother in mid-February on a Days Creek area ranch.

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Related Topix: Days Creek, OR, Oregon State University, Roseburg, OR

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The News-Review

Douglas County Mom blogger, Destiny Molatore.

About: Destiny was born and raised in the Texas panhandle. She spent her college years plus some enjoying the city life of Minneapolis/St.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Sutherlin, OR, Home Gardening, Home

The News-Review

Douglas County sex offender sentenced to probation

Miss Douglas County Scholarship Program contestants take the stage at Jacoby Auditorium in Winchester Saturday.

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Related Topix: Reedsport, OR

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Statesman Journal

Timber litigation is not a long-term solution

Last year, an extreme group made headlines when they rappelled down the state Capitol to protest the sale of state forest parcels that would benefit public education.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Peter DeFazio, US House of Representatives, Greg Walden, Republican, Representative Kurt Schrader, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

KPIC

Volunteer service honored with Governor's Lifetime Achievement Award

For his decades of volunteer service, Fred Smith is being recognized with the Governor's Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Related Topix: Umpqua, OR, Scottsburg, OR

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Daily Kos

Oregon Political Geography: The Coast

Oregon's Coastal communities share a lot in common. Seven counties are on the coast, but Douglas and Lane counties are mostly in the interior of the state, with only small parts on the coast, while Clatsop, Tillamook, Lincoln, Coos, and Curry counties are more confined to the coast and coastal mountain range areas.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Lane County, OR, Tillamook, OR, Florence, OR, Reedsport, OR

The News-Review

Sunrise Enterprises model togs at Earth Day fair

Randy Jones of Roseburg tries on a jacket last week at Sunrise Shop & Save in Roseburg as Linda Jensen, manger of Sunrise's skills development center, looks on.

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Related Topix: Roseburg, OR

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The News-Review

Douglas County Mom blogger, Marla Smart.

About: A local pastor's wife, Marla Smart stays busy with her family of five and her church.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Preschoolers, Family

KVAL-TV Eugene

Man accused of sexually abusing Cottage Grove teen

A 52-year-old faces accusations he sexually abused a 13-year-old girl from Cottage Grove in 2011 and 2012.

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Related Topix: Cottage Grove, OR, Eugene, OR, Drain, OR

OregonLive.com

New trial set in Douglas County for man accused of faking own death

A new trial date has been scheduled for a man accused of faking his death in a fishing accident 15 years ago to avoid a trial on child sex-abuse charges.

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Related Topix: Roseburg, OR

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