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  1. Summer Open swim meet at UCC historic and popularRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The News-Review

    Josiah Buster, 16, of Roseburg, middle, begins a heat of the 100-meter freestyle event during a meet at Umpqua Community College on Friday. Wesley Becherer of Winchester competes in a heat of the 100-meter freestyle event during a meet at Umpqua Community College on Friday.

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  2. The 'hot cashier' will see you nowRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The News-Review

    Carrying on the tradition like others before him, Sam Hango has become the de facto "hot cashier" while managing Umpqua Survivor. In order to pull a good-natured prank on a former employee, his boss added the words to the signboard to invite customer inquiries inside the store.

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  3. Around the UmpquaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News-Review

    Lt. Brian Sarti of the Winston Police Department said a cougar was seen in the early morning hours Monday, in the area around Sunnyside Street and Tokay Street to Winston Section Road. The Young Entrepreneurs Society is planning to host its July Pubtalk at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Lookingglass Brewery, 192 SE Main St., Winston.

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  4. YMCA brings back bike sharing programRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News-Review

    The YMCA is restarting the B-Cycle bike sharing program for its members and residents at Eagle's Landing at the Roseburg VA. YMCA of Douglas County and the VA had partnered with NeighborWorks Umpqua to start the B-Cycle bike sharing program for veterans.

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  5. Umpqua Lions get split with Grants Pass after receiving berth in Class A state tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News-Review

    Umpqua Lions shortstop Jacob Luther throws to first base after forcing out Grants Pass' Sean Tobin after receiving from second baseman Austin Luzier during the first game of a doubleheader at Legion Field in Roseburg on Thursday. The Diggers won the game, 5-2.

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  6. Driving range, tennis court become casualties in construction along Stewart ParkwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The News-Review

    ... Garden Valley Boulevard. One of the detention ponds will be at the corner of Stewart Parkway and Harvey Avenue where Umpqua Valley Tennis Center's outdoor tennis courts are located. One tennis court has been permanently removed to make room for the ...

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  7. Cycling club suggests Roseburg shoot for silver awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The News-Review

    The Umpqua Velo Club is asking the Roseburg City Council to consider various bike safety improvements as the city embarks on updating its transportation plan. The city earned a bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community Award by the League of American Cyclists in December.

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  8. Ye Olde Art Shoppe exhibits the art of Oregon artist Letha Mitchell in July and AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The News-Review

    ... and was self taught in numerous media including oil, acrylic, pencil, water color and pastels. She taught art for Umpqua Community College for 19 years. She also taught classes on her own and taught art at Days Creek High School. A reception will be ...

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  9. Derby raised over $101K for Umpqua River projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | The News-Review

    Fishing guides take groups of campers and counselors from Camp Millennium on a fishing trip on the Umpqua River near Tyee in May 2017. Fishing guides take groups of campers and counselors from Camp Millennium on a fishing trip on the Umpqua River near Tyee in May 2017.

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  10. Home Rule system has several benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | The News-Review

    ... system will work and whether it is an improvement over our current system. Either way the sun will still shine on the Umpqua and the deer will still get in the garden.

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  11. Youth Theater presents "Once Upon A Time: A Disney Musical Review" on ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | The News-Review

    ... Food vendors will also be on hand. Haylie Ellison is a student reporter for The News-Review who also works for The Umpqua Community College Mainstream. She can be reached at [email protected] or by phone at 541-957-4218. Follow her on Twitter ...

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  12. Mercy and Costco host annual Safety Day for KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | The News-Review

    ... Kids Outreach Program, The News-Review, Operation Lifesaver, The Optimist Club, REACH Air, ServPro, UCAN Head Start, Umpqua Community Health Center, UP2USNow Child Abuse Prevention, and Wildlife Safari. For more information contact Mercy ...

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  13. Tips for summer water safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | The News-Review

    ... or creek, conditions change every day. Currents and temperatures change daily. If you check the temperature of the Umpqua River for a few days, you'll see how much it can vary. Lisa: Let's talk about river temperature and the role it plays in safe ...

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  14. Roseburg resident receives Distinguished Toastmasters awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | The News-Review

    ... the communication skills of others. Haylie Ellison is a student reporter for The News-Review who also works for The Umpqua Community College Mainstream. She can be reached at [email protected] or by phone at 541-957-4218. Follow her on Twitter ...

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  15. Cow Creek Tribe opens Takelma Roasting CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | The News-Review

    ... Board decided the new coffee roasting company was a good idea for the tribe. Representatives of the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians joined together to cut the ribbon Wednesday morning at Takelma Roasting Company. Michael Rondeau, Cow Creek ...

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  16. Umpqua Valley Arts Association Annual Members' Show displays more than 100 pieces of artRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | The News-Review

    Showcasing more than 100 local artists, the Umpqua Valley Arts Association Annual Members' Show will hold its opening reception at 5 p.m. Friday at the Arts Center for an exhibit that runs until Sept. 8. The reception is free and open to the public.

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  17. Into the Weeds with WineRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Eugene Weekly

    ... 1963 that the late Richard Sommer began the re-vitalization of Oregon wine by planting his vines at HillCrest in the Umpqua Valley. In January of 1965, David Lett launched Oregon into the pinot noir stratosphere with Eyrie Vineyards near Dundee; ...

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  18. Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians would get land under bill passed by House TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | The News-Review

    The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians would receive land under a bill that was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday. The Western Oregon Tribal Fairness Act, introduced by Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, would expand the land rights of three Southwestern Oregon tribes.

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  19. Toketee Falls, Oregon: The State's Most Gorgeous WaterfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 7 | Information Technology Blog

    Toketee Falls in southwestern Oregon ranks among the state's most gorgeous waterfalls. Given the sheer number of falls here, that's high praise, indeed! A 1/2-mile hike that includes some 200 steps leads to an observation area, where you can see the North Umpqua River cascade 120 feet into a pretty pool in a lovely basalt canyon.

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  20. Schools should be held accountableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | The News-Review

    ... ol and change its name from 'Braves' to 'Brave.' Roseburg High School reached an agreement with the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians to keep using the name 'Indians,' but the school had changed its mascot to a feather years earlier.

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