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  1. Sue Shaffer will be remembered for her contributions to the communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | The News-Review

    Sue Shaffer had a dream. And she was one of those rare and valuable people who had the gumption to take her dream and make it a reality.

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  2. Thank you from Tree School UmpquaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | The News-Review

    On Friday, March 31, the Oregon State University Extension Service offered Tree School Umpqua at Phoenix Charter School in Roseburg. This one-day mini-college invited family forestland owners, foresters, loggers, arborists and the general public to learn about a wide variety of topics related to forestry and natural resources.

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  3. Umpqua FFA district chapters compete in Elkton on April 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | The News-Review

    Six Umpqua FFA district chapters headed to Elkton to compete in both Floriculture and Dairy Foods Career Development Events on April 7. Elkton won the advanced Floriculture CDE, with Sutherlin FFA taking first place in beginning Floriculture and both Dairy Foods divisions. In the Floriculture competition, members were asked to complete a list of tasks including identifying different plants and making floral arrangements.

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  4. Reactions to passing of Sue ShafferRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | The News-Review

    In this photo from November 2009, Sue Shaffer displays jerky-filled stockings to be shipped to each active duty soldier from Oregon who is away from home during the holidays. In this photo from November 2009, Sue Shaffer displays jerky-filled stockings to be shipped to each active duty soldier from Oregon who is away from home during the holidays.

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  5. Fire crews put out structure fire on Hubbard Creek RoadRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2017 | The News-Review

    At approximately 1 p.m., crews were dispatched to a structure in the 2300 block of Hubbard Creek Road, Umpqua, after a neighbor reported seeing a large column of black smoke coming from the area. When crews arrived at the site, the owner met firefighters in the driveway and reported no one lived in the building, which was primarily used for canning, sewing, storage and food drying.

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  6. Douglas County Spelling Bee celebrates 40th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | The News-Review

    Homeschooled Thaddeus LaLande, right, won the 39th annual Douglas County Spelling Bee at Wildlife Safari in Winston last year. LaLande will compete again this year to vie for the spelling bee trophy during its 40th anniversary.

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  7. Roseburg overcomes South Eugene in girls tennis, 5-3Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | The News-Review

    Roseburg High School freshman Stephanie Early returns a volley during a doubles match against South Eugene High School with sophomore teammate Ally Sandfort, not pictured, in Roseburg on Thursday. Roseburg High School junior Bailey Pritchard returns a volley as senior teammate Megan Danielson looks on during a doubles match against South Eugene High School in Roseburg on Thursday.

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  8. Umpqua C.C. hires two cross country coachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | The News-Review

    When it came time to make a decision regarding Umpqua's new cross country coach, athletic director Craig Jackson found himself with two strong candidates to build the program. "I had two really strong candidates that I thought would bring a lot to our program," said Jackson, who in less than a year has overseen the hiring of coaches for six new sports and NWAC tournament berths for all three pre-existing sports on campus.

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  9. Karen Marie PrummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | The News-Review

    Karen Marie Prummer of Roseburg, Oregon, passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017, in Roseburg. Karen was born to Dale and Ila Murphy Brogden in Chadron, Nebraska, on March 6, 1947.

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  10. Sue Shaffer remembered for her vision, determinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | The News-Review

    The second annual Gathering of Oregon's Nations Powwow on Saturday, Jan. 30 at the Oregon State Fairgrounds Pavilion in Salem. HEATHER MORSE/The News-Review Sue Shaffer, chairperson of the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, displays jerky-filled stockings to be shipped to each active duty soldier from Oregon who is away from home during the holidays.

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  11. Umpqua Community College approves student fee increasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | The News-Review

    The Umpqua Community College Board of Trustees approved increases in student fees at a board meeting Wednesday. The increases will lead to higher service and instructional fees during the coming school year.

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  12. Landfills and off road vehicle parks don't mixRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | The News-Review

    I received a notice for a Conditional Use Permit that will allow for an Off-Highway Vehicle Recreational Park on county lands known as the Lookingglass Transfer Site. Our property adjoins the eastern side of the transfer site.

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  13. Sue Shaffer, who propelled Cow Creeks into prominence, dies at 94Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | The News-Review

    Former Cow Creek tribal chairwoman Sue Shaffer rises to acknowledge a standing ovation during a Fourth of July U.S. Veterans Celebration in 2015. Shaffer guided the Cow Creek Tribe into prominence when she took over as the chair of the board in 1983, and was instrumental in getting congress to formally recognize the Cow Creek Band of the Umpqua Tribe of Indians.

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  14. Allyn Ford talks forestry at chamber meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | The News-Review

    Though the timber industry has faced recent challenges, Allyn Ford of Roseburg Forest Products has a positive outlook for the future of forestry. Ford discussed the state of the wood products industry at a Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce meeting Monday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.

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  15. Umpqua Valley Report: Indian Huddle luncheon; Special Olympics; Glide Rec; SOU trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | The News-Review

    The first Roseburg Indian Huddle luncheon of the spring is scheduled for noon Friday at Abby's Pizza, 1661 NE Stephens St. Head baseball coach Troy Thompson will talk about his team, along with Carson Townsend, Treven Jacks, Max Labahn and Paxton Shinn. Boys tennis coach Jeff Ball will speak, along with Lucas Ball, Isaac Beery and Michael Bober.

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  16. Vote for experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | The News-Review

    In the election of the Umpqua Community College Board of Trustees, voters need to choose the best, most experienced people to guide this educational gem of Douglas County. We need people with extensive experience on boards of educational institutions.

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  17. Guest Column: Action plan to promote safe pain therapy is neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | The News-Review

    In Oregon, 290 million opioid pills are prescribed yearly which equates to 70 pills for every man, woman and child every 12 months living in Douglas County. The number of prescriptions filled is consistently higher in Douglas County than the statewide average .

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    Apr 11, 2017 | The News-Review

    If you've lived in South County for any amount of time, you understand the rivalry that existed between the Riddle Irish and the Glendale Pirates and the ferocity that teams would bring to the field on game day. As the head softball coach at Glendale High for a number of years, I had the unfortunate luck of having to coach against Joelle Riekeman McGrorty at least twice a year during her high school softball career.

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  19. Umpqua men have work to do moving forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | The News-Review

    Umpqua's men's basketball team came within a couple possessions of playing for its first Northwest Athletic Conference championship in mid-March. The Riverhawks reached the Final Four in Everett, Wash., before they faltered in the final minutes against Tacoma.

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  20. Umpqua Community College selects Kacy Crabtree as new provost starting July 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | The News-Review

    "I am excited and honored to be hired as UCC's first provost, and look forward to becoming part of the campus life and Douglas County community," Crabtree said in a press release. The provost will be the college's chief academic officer and chief student affairs officer.

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