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Yesterday | The News-Review

Missed flights, lost luggage and lessons learned | Moms

About: Born and raised in Northern Ireland, Jayne has lived in Douglas County since 2007.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Ireland Travel, Moody Bible Institute

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Oregonian

Fire danger in Douglas County leads to restrictions on private, public forestland

The Woods Creek fire near Days Creek started with a lightning strike early in the morning of July 2. The restrictions go into effect at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday for all private, county, state and U.S. Bureau of Land Management lands protected by the Douglas Forest Protective Association .

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Related Topix: Days Creek, OR, Agriculture, Science

The Oregonian

July 4th holiday traffic toll now at 4, including 21-year-old off-road motorcyclist

A 16-year-old St. Helens girl was killed and her passenger injured when her car left U.S. 30 near Rainier and rolled over early Sunday.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Reedsport, OR, Madras, OR

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The News-Review

State narrows search for DHS office in Roseburg to three

The former site of Douglas Community Medical Center, which closed in February 2000, is one of thee possible locations for the Roseburg office for the Oregon Department of Human Services.

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Related Topix: Roseburg, OR, Portland, OR

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The News-Review

Douglas County Mom blogger, Robbin Carollo.

About: Robbin is transplanted from Atlanta, Georgia, married to a native Oregonian who brought her to Roseburg to follow his career as an attorney.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Roseburg, OR, Family, Kids, Parenting

KVAL-TV Eugene

Lightning sparks new wildfires in Oregon

"This morning we had a lightning storm travel the full length of the district and drop about 100 strikes, some storms with moisture," said Melvin Thornton with the Douglas Forest Protective Association.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Days Creek, OR, Tri-City, OR

OregonLive.com

Lightning strikes hit Oregon, igniting some wildfires, with more thunderstorms on the way

A plane flies over the Woods Creek fire in Douglas County, which was pummeled with lightning strikes in the past 24 hours.

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Related Topix: Fire, Days Creek, OR

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The News-Review

Must-have: 10 reasons you should own dry shampoo | Moms

About: From fashion shows, concerts, smart phones, little black dresses, fine dining and everything else the city life offers to packaging hunted elk meat, shooting guns, 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

KVAL-TV Eugene

Sheriff: 9 arrested as deputies search 'stash houses' linked to burglaries

An investigation into a string of burglaries led police to search two homes Monday and arrest 9 people, including a man wanted on an unrelated warrant who tried to escape capture by jumping into a river.

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Related Topix: Sutherlin, OR, Winchester, OR

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Daily Kos

Oregon Political Geography: Southern Oregon

Southern Oregon has about 12% of the state's population, and about 12% of the votes cast in Oregon in the last presidential election came from the region.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Hood River, OR, Umpqua, OR, Jacksonville, OR, Canyonville, OR

Sat Jun 28, 2014

SFGate

Roseburg man found guilty in 3rd rape trial

A Douglas County jury found a former Roseburg man guilty of raping a girl during the 1990s and early 21st century.

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Related Topix: Roseburg, OR

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The News-Review

Wide load coming through Douglas County tonight

Motorists traveling on Interstate 5 through Douglas County late tonight can expect delays while an oversized load carrying a gate for a California hydro dam passes through.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Business Journal

Umpqua Bank unloads another 6 branches

Banner Corp., the parent company of Banner Bank, has completed its acquisition of six Southern Oregon bank branches from Umpqua Bank.

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Related Topix: Umpqua, OR, Coos County, OR

KVAL-TV Eugene

'We were unprepared as a region to handle a large scale search'

The search for the Kim family gained national attention in 2006 after the family got lost on an old logging road trying to make their way to Gold Beach.

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Related Topix: Gold Beach, OR

Thu Jun 19, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

Oregon tree farmer a finalist for national honors

The Barnes first became familiar with the Nickel Mountain property in the late 1990s.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

The News-Review

Interstate 5 exit toward Drain, Elkton and coast closes today

The Interstate 5 southbound exit at Milepost 162 closed this morning for up to 33 days.

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Related Topix: Elkton, OR, Curtin, OR, Cottage Grove, OR

Mon Jun 16, 2014

The News-Review

Publisher's Notebook: Commissioner Doug Robertson's tough decision deserves respect

Life, they say, is a journey and as I sat across a coffee table from Doug Robertson I could see his journey had come to a painful crossroad.

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The News-Review

Police identify 50-year-old Roseburg man killed on I-5

Oregon State Police troopers Saturday investigate the death of a 50-year-old Roseburg man who stepped in front of a commercial truck on Interstate 5 in Roseburg.

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Related Topix: Roseburg, OR, Myrtle Creek, OR

Sun Jun 15, 2014

KPIC

Police: Man hit, killed by truck along I-5 in Roseburg

A man was hit and killed by a commercial truck Saturday afternoon while walking on the northbound shoulder of I-5 in Roseburg, Oregon State Police said.

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Related Topix: Roseburg, OR

Sat Jun 14, 2014

The News-Review

Victim in pickup crash near Elkton identified

The man killed Friday morning when his pickup crashed into a ditch on Highway 38 West, 7 miles east of Elkton, has been identified as David Charles Duvick, 71, of Elkton.

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Related Topix: Elkton, OR

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