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  1. Oregon wildfires update: Sisters battle plan takes shape; 600 told to leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Crews battling a fire that threatens residential areas near Sister worked Friday night to build a direct line on the leading edge of the fire, with engine crews patrolling the area and dozer crews digging fire line, fire officials said. Gusty winds Friday pushed the Milli Fire to the east-southeast, prompting officials to invoke a Level 3 evacuation for approximately 600 residents.

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  2. Friday forest fires update: Immediate danger to Kah-Nee-Ta passes; shelter in place still in effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    The immediate threat of fire to Kah-Nee-Ta Resort & Spa at the Warm Springs Indian Reservation has dissipated, but an ember from the Nena Springs Fire blew out of containment lines near Kishwalk Thursday afternoon, fire officials said. As result, high winds drove the fire in grass and brush.

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  3. Umpqua forest wildfire spurs evacuation in Douglas CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Residents in a Douglas County community were evacuated from their homes Wednesday night as wildfires scorched over a thousand acres near the Umpqua National Forest. Fire officials issued level 3 evacuation notice for the Dry Creek and Illahee area.

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  4. As wildfires rip through Oregon, Gov. Brown green lights more resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    A Level 3 evacuation notice has been issued for the Community of Dry Creek including Illahee Flats in the Umpqua National Forest.

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  5. Best stops off Oregon's I-5: Oakland to EugeneRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Zooming by on Oregon's section of Interstate 5 gets you quickly from point A to point B , but you'll also miss out on indie restaurants, cafes and snack shops that earned the state its artisanal reputation. And let's face it: You have to stop some time while traversing more than 300 miles of scenic, sometimes undulating territory along the I-5.

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  6. Lightning strikes start 5 wildfires in Umpqua National ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    A lightning storm in southwest Oregon started five new wildfires in the Umpqua National Forest, U.S. Forest Service officials said. Four of those fires are less than an acre and one, Paradise fire five miles west of the forest, is 20 acres, Forest Service spokeswoman Cheryl Caplan said Tuesday.

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  7. Sterile trout will prey on invasive Diamond Lake shinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | The Oregonian

    Unusual markings distinguish the tiger trout, a brown/brook trout hybrid, from all other trout species. Neither the tiger trout nor brown trout can be kept when caught in Diamond Lake.

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  8. Roseburg gun store boasts 'hot cashier'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    When your workplace advertises a "hot cashier" inside, that can be a lot to live up to. Umpqua Survival manager Sam Hango, 22, doesn't mind.

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  9. 'Hot cashier' tradition draws shoppers to Roseburg gun storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    The sign outside the Umpqua Survival Store in Roseburg as seen in mid-July. People often stop to ask about the "hot cashier" -- the store's first one was a bearded ex-marine.

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  10. Another chance to buy an entire Oregon town: Millican's odd historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Tucked between Brothers and Bend in Central Oregon is the mini townsite of Millican. The easily-forgotten ghost town has an abandoned general store, gas station and a fascinating history.

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  11. Sky-high rental: Cool fire lookout tower in tiny TillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    If you can't afford $3.85 million to buy tiny Tiller, Oregon , but still crave a taste of this verdant Shangri-La, you can rent a replica of a fire lookout tower high in the mountains above the now-famous former timber town. Dabney Tompkins and Alan Colley, owners of the aerie called Summit Prairie Lookout, have created the comforts of home in a fortress that's up four flights of stairs and surrounded by the Umpqua National Forest.

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  12. Tom Hallman: Helping kids stay engaged during summer vacationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    One of the best moments in a young child's life during the school year is certainly the start of the summer vacation. After months of dealing with teachers, homework and tests, it feels wonderful to do nothing When I was in the 7th grade at Ainsworth Elementary my summer was spent riding my bike, playing in the park and tossing water balloons.

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  13. Medford community college campus closed because of threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Officials closed a Medford community college campus Thursday afternoon after receiving an anonymous threat referencing the deadliest shooting in modern Oregon history. Rogue Community College's Riverside campus has been closed for the day after the college received the written threat around noon, the college said in a statement .

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  14. The Oregonian dominates regional journalism contest, claims 7 first place awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Journalists at The Oregonian/OregonLive won eight first prize awards in a five-state journalism contest and swept the categories of investigative reporting and coverage of government and politics, social issues, crime and justice, and spot news. The 2016 Northwest Excellence in Journalism competition, sponsored by the regional Society of Professional Journalists , was open to news media in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska.

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  15. Governor Brown reveals plan to keep Elliott State Forest publicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Conservation groups and supporters rallied outside the Keizer Civic Center Dec. 13, 2016 to oppose the proposed sale of the Elliott State Forest to a coalition that includes a timber company and tribal interests. Oregon Governor Kate Brown disclosed details Thursday afternoon on how she intends to keep the Elliott State Forest in public hands.

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  16. Roseburg Motel 6 bans reservations from Douglas County residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    The Motel 6 in Roseburg has banned Douglas County residents from booking rooms, The Roseburg News-Review reports. Portland isn't the only place in Oregon suffering from a dearth of affordable housing .

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  17. UCC shooting investigator wants all images from death investigations to be privateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    The sheriff overseeing the investigation of the Umpqua Community College mass shooting wants lawmakers to block public access to images collected as part of any death investigation in Oregon. Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin says the measure is needed to protect family members of victims from sensationalism and exploitation.

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  18. A decision wasn't made: Oregon didn't sell the ElliottRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    The author argues that if the land board sells under the terms of the Lone Rock proposal, Oregonians will lose their first state forest and see dramatic reductions in protections for salmon and closure of half the forest to public access. If the land board does sell under the terms of the Lone Rock proposal, Oregonians will not only lose our first state forest, we will see dramatic reductions in protections for salmon and closure of half the forest to public access.

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  19. Court halts timber sale in southern Oregon for environmental studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    In this undated photo, a large falls to the forest floor after it is cut by an unidentified logger in the Umpqua National Forest. A federal judge in Oregon sided with two environmental groups on Monday, March 27, 2017, and blocked a timber sale in the forest that called for 1,400 acres of commercial thinning and construction of nearly 6 miles of temporary roads near popular recreation sites.

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  20. Tobias Read now sees 'path forward' to keeping Elliott State Forest publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    The Elliott State Forest in Southwest Oregon could be closer to staying in public hands after State Treasurer Tobias Read said March 28, 2017 he sees a 'path forward' to keeping the land in public ownership. Oregon Treasurer Tobias Read said Tuesday he now supports a plan to keep the Elliott State Forest in public hands.

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