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  1. Steelheaders Score Fresh Run FishRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Fish Sniffer

    Steelhead are surging up the Umpqua and anglers are hooking some impressive chromers. The average fish is running 6 to 8 pounds, but fish to 17 have been landed.

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  2. Oregon coast beckons in January with weekend temperature forecast to hit 60 degressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    Making footprints in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, at the Umpqua Dunes in Coos County during November. Offseason scenes from the Oregon coast.

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  3. Biochar touted as aid to cleanup at Formosa Mine near RiddleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | The News-Review

    ... biochar could be used to spur fast growth of trees and stabilize the soil. M.A. Hansen, president of the nonprofit Umpqua Bio-Alternatives cooperative, said biochar would be "the cat's meow for what you have happening there." Some audience members ...

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  4. 5 new exhibits unveiled at Umpqua Valley Arts CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | KPIC

    The Umpqua Valley Arts Center is starting off the year with the opening of five new art exhibits, each exhibit different from the rest with many unique styles of art. People crowded in to preview the new art at the opening.

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  5. Southern Oregon LNG pipeline foes address DEQRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The News-Review

    Tyler Krug, right, with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers discusses the Jordan Cove Energy Project during an informational meeting held by the Department of Environmental Quality at Umpqua Community College on Thursday. People look on during an informational meeting held by the Department of Environmental Quality to present information on the Jordan Cove Energy Project at Umpqua Community College on Thursday.

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  6. La Pine has good chance for snow in an Oregon state park; 10 more parks to visit in winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    ... those lucky enough to plan ahead and book a night in a yurt or cabin _ especially the deluxe types of both: a yurt at Umpqua Lighthouse State Park, or a cabin at La Pine State Park. For most of us, we pick and choose winter visits to state parks ...

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  7. Umpqua Singers heading to Ireland for 10-day stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | KPIC

    The Umpqua Community College Singers are packing up their bags and heading to Ireland. The Umpqua Singers have been going on group trips for 13 years now.

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  8. Sisters Folk Festival awarded scholarship grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... partnership in 2011, and the fund has grown steadily. Last month, two large grants were awarded to SFF. The Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation provided $5,000 for low-income children to have access to the arts in Sisters. Also in December, the ...

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  9. Another wandering wolf arrives in southwest OregonRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | SFGate

    ... across the West after being reintroduced in the Northern Rockies in the 1990s. The area is not far form the Rogue Umpqua Divide, where Oregon's last known wolf was shot in 1946 before they started moving back into the state. GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - ...

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  10. Brake problem ignites RV tiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | KPIC

    ... and smoldering, the fire district said. The owner of the motor home was moving it from the Burnt Mountain area to the Umpqua area, firefighters said. His wife was following behind him in her can when she noticed smoke coming from the rear tires ...

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  11. Death Notices for January 9, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | The News-Review

    ... ROSES. 541-673-4455 Age 79, of Roseburg, Oregon, passed away on Thursday, January 8, 2015. Arrangements are pending. UMPQUA VALLEY FUNERAL DIRECTORS. 541-537-9300 Age 76, of Roseburg, Oregon, passed away on Wednesday, January 7, 2015. Arrangements ...

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  12. Grand Jury: Officer involved shooting incident near Reedsport justifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    An officer-involved shooting incident December 23rd involving a Reedsport Police officer on Highway 101 near Winchester Bay has been ruled justified by a Douglas County Grand Jury convened to investigate the incident. The man shot by police, Robert J. Jenkins, 55, of Roseburg as his car burned on Highway 101 later died at Lower Umpqua Hospital.

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  13. New surveillance footage released in Roseburg tool store burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | KPIC

    ... is, you're asked to call the hotline at 541-492-6794. In August of this year, you could nearly walk across the Lower Umpqua River without getting your feet wet. Last week, the river was an emerald green and it's shorts were lined with fisherman. ...

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  14. Douglas Co. Juvenile Dept. expands into old police buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | KPIC

    ... $250,000. They hope to start construction by summer. In August of this year, you could nearly walk across the Lower Umpqua River without getting your feet wet. Last week, the river was an emerald green and it's shorts were lined with fisherman. ...

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  15. Driver cited for crashing fish hatchery tanker truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Oregon State Police say the driver is to blame in the crash of a tanker truck that was moving juvenile salmon from a failing hatchery to safer waters. The driver, 45-year-old Ray C. Lewis of Umpqua, was cited Wednesday on drunken driving and reckless driving charges.

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  16. Smolt Truck Driver Cited For DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | K103

    ... malfunctions at Leaburg Dam, which provides water to the hatchery. As the driver, identified as Ray Lewis, 45, of Umpqua, Oregon, was negotiating a curve the vehicle went off the roadway and crashed into a power pole and some trees. The truck ...

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  17. Driver of fish tanker that crashed killing 11,000 salmon smolts cited for drunk, reckless drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Oregonian

    ... officials said Thursday. Lt. Josh Brooks, a spokesman for the Oregon State Police, said 45-year-old Ray C. Lewis of Umpqua was behind the wheel of the tanker at 2:50 p.m. Dec. 30 when the truck left the roadway on a curve, struck trees and a utility ...

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  18. Roseburg Marching Band holds fundraiser with local restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | KPIC

    ... performing two sets that evening at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. In August of this year, you could nearly walk across the Lower Umpqua River without getting your feet wet. Last week, the river was an emerald green and it's shorts were lined with fisherman. ...

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  19. Cow Creek Indian Foundation awards nearly $500K to non-prrofitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | KCBY-TV Coos Bay

    Dozens of non-profit groups in seven counties, including Douglas, Coos and Lane, have been given a boost. The Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation has awarded nearly half-a-million dollars to 63 organizations.

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  20. Dept. of Agriculture: Avian Flu could threaten US economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | KPIC

    ... Agriculture for testing information at 1-800-347-7028. In August of this year, you could nearly walk across the Lower Umpqua River without getting your feet wet. Last week, the river was an emerald green and it's shorts were lined with fisherman. ...

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