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Umpqua Newswire (Page 9)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Umpqua, OR. (Page 9)

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  1. Foster care rates skyrocketing amid drug addiction in southern OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | The News-Review

    Sirenity Mittendorf, 3, uses a portable device as her mother Natalie Robbins looks on in their Roseburg home on July 28. Sirenity Mittendorf, 3, uses a portable device as her mother Natalie Robbins looks on in their Roseburg home on July 28. When Natalie Robbins went into labor two months earlier than she was expected, the doctors said her baby girl had gone into shock. Natalie's eyes welled and looked to the hospital ceiling.

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  2. PRINT, PT 1: Foster care rates skyrocketing amidst drug addiction in southern OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | The News-Review

    Sirenity Mittendorf, 3, uses a portable device as her mother Natalie Robbins looks on in their Roseburg home on July 28. Sirenity Mittendorf, 3, uses a portable device as her mother Natalie Robbins looks on in their Roseburg home on July 28. Editor's Note: This is the first of a two-part series on the effect of drug addiction on foster care rates. Part 2 concludes Tuesday.

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  3. Around the UmpquaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | The News-Review

    Two golfers in Reedsport will play 50 holes of golf each to raise money for the Project Blessing Food Pantry in western Douglas County as part of their annual 100 Holes for Hunger event. Steve LaRouche and Knox Story will tee off at the Forest Hills Country Club in Reedsport at 6 a.m. Saturday, and each will play 50 holes in one day, raising money from pledges of local residents.

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  4. Dorothy Helen OckertRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | The News-Review

    Dorothy Helen Ockert, age 91, of Eugene, OR, went to be with her Father in Heaven on Thursday, July 27, 2017. She was born on January 1, 1926, in Carrington, ND, to Edward and Helen Feuerherm.

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  5. Indian Fastpitch wins 21st straight gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | The News-Review

    Indian Fastpitch won its first two games of bracket play at the USA Softball 16B Western National Tournament at U.S. Cellular Community Park on Thursday. The Roseburg-based club defeated Magic Valley, Idaho, 5-1 in the first game, then came back and shutout San Marcos, California, 11-0 in five innings the late game.

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  6. Water restrictions on Douglas County streams begin later this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | The News-Review

    The Galesville Reservoir continues to have a robust flow downstream into Cow Creek after a strong snow and rainy season, delaying water restrictions on Cow Creek and the South Umpqua River. The Galesville Reservoir continues to have a robust flow downstream into Cow Creek after a strong snow and rainy season, delaying water restrictions on Cow Creek and the South Umpqua River.

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  7. Pouring Generosity in August highlights local wineries helping UCAN food banksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | The News-Review

    The Umpqua Valley Winegrowers Association is partnering with the United Community Action Network Food Bank during a Pouring Generosity campaign through August and the community is encouraged to participate. This is the first year of the campaign, which aims to raise $15,000 in support of the UCAN emergency food system that services 32 food banks throughout Douglas and Josephine counties.

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  8. Roseburg Volleyball Camp begins MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | The News-Review

    The annual Roseburg High School Volleyball Camp, for players in grades 6-12, is scheduled Monday through Thursday in Robertson Memorial Gym. The middle school camp runs from 9 a.m. to noon, followed by the high school portion from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Cost is $80 per individual, or $120 for a family.

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  9. County approves grant for Med Ed communication campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | The News-Review

    The Douglas County Board of Commissioners Wednesday approved spending $50,000 to help fund a lobbying and communication campaign about a proposed medical education college. The proposed college, referred to either as the Allied Health College or the Med Ed college, would be located in Roseburg and has been touted as a potential boon to the local economy.

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  10. Frank Norman HusakRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | The News-Review

    Frank Norman Husak, age 88, of Roseburg, Oregon, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017, in a local care center. He was born September 28, 1928, in Olean, New York, to Frank and Mabel Ruth Husak.

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  11. Umpqua Valley ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | The News-Review

    Kris Price of Sacramento, California, raced to victory in Saturday's West Coast Modified Shootout at the Douglas County Speedway. Racing will resume on Aug. 19 with the Outlaw 100 open competition.

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  12. Fundraising efforts underway to save Bowman's Pond for disabled childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | The News-Review

    The Bowman's Pond Project, a fishing pond west of Winston set up to accommodate children in the community with disabilities, was the topic of a radio interview last week on News Radio 1240 KQEN. Connie Hector, a volunteer for Help Save Bowman's Pond and a retired physical therapist who worked for the past 18 years at the Douglas Education Service District as a physical therapist serving children with disabilities, talked with host Lisa Platt about the Bowman's Pond Project and how it caters to disabled children.

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  13. "Buckaroo poet" Waddie Mitchell brings cowboy poetry to Riverbend Live! Aug. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | The News-Review

    The entertainer is bringing his act to the Riverbend Live! stage on Friday in Winston's Riverbend Park. The free show begins at 7 p.m. and is the last in the concert series.

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  14. Kevin Hunt settling in to AD's chair at South UmpquaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | The News-Review

    Hunt, 39, took over the keys and duties as athletic director and assistant principal at South Umpqua High School on Tuesday, replacing Dave Earhardt who left for the Phoenix-Talent school district after three years in those positions at the Tri City school. "It's as comfortable as I can get," said Hunt.

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  15. Heat impacts camps' schedulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | The News-Review

    Roseburg head coach Dave Heuberber talks to a hot and tired attendee at the end of Tuesday's RHS football camp for kindergarten through eighth grade athletes at Finlay Field. The camp, which more than doubled its numbers from a year ago with 97, will continue through Friday with modifications to the schedule due to the extreme heat expected.

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  16. County emergency responders demonstrate helicopter rescue to the pressRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | The News-Review

    Travis Henderson checks out the Reach Air Ambulance helicopter with his son Landon at Umpqua Community College after a training scenario. Paramedic Travis Henderson watches the drill at Umpqua Community College on Monday with his son, Landon.

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  17. Wesley Duane WithemRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | The News-Review

    Wesley Duane Withem, son of Edward and Bonnie Withem, was born October 22, 1947. Wesley passed away to be present with the Lord, Thursday, July 27, 2017, in Eugene, OR, while residing with his daughter during his last years.

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  18. Fort Umpqua Days in Elkton is a Labor Day weekend traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | The News-Review

    Woody Butler of Westfir, right, and Nick Hanauska of Eugene discusses what life was like for fur trappers in the 19th century during Fort Umpqua Days in Elkton in Sept. 2016.

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  19. National parks senior pass increase draws mixed reactionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | The News-Review

    Several Douglas County residents had mixed reactions to the upcoming increase in the price of lifetime national park passes for seniors from $10 to $80. While some thought the increase, which goes into effect Aug. 28, would be a burden for senior citizens, others thought the new price seemed reasonable.

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  20. Umpqua Star Gazer: Preparing for the Total Solar Eclipse on Aug. 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2017 | The News-Review

    Jupiter fades as Saturn shines. Jupiter begins a slow decline toward the west southwest horizon.

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