Douglas County Newswire

Douglas County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Douglas County, OR.

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  1. Authorities stress water safety during sweltering, sunny Memorial Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... at Three Pools , a popular swimming hole in Marion County. A man who jumped into the North Umpqua River in Douglas County is also presumed drowned. And a Portland man is presumed drowned after he jumped into the Clackamas River on Tuesday. ...

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  2. Man presumed drowned in N. Umpqua RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KOBI NBC5

    The Douglas County Sheriff's Office said on Monday night at around 7:30, dispatchers received a report of a man who jumped off a bridge near North Bank Road and Single Tree Lane in Roseburg. Note: By commenting below you agree to abide by the KOBI5.com commenting guidelines.

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  3. Man who jumped into North Umpqua River presumed drownedRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The News-Review

    A marine unit from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office search for a missing man who jumped into the North Umpqua River on May 22, 2017. A marine unit from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office search for a missing man who jumped into the North Umpqua River on May 22, 2017.

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  4. Roseburg Man Presumed Drowned in North Umpqua RiverRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    Authorities say a 34-year-old Roseburg man is presumed drowned after he jumped into the North Umpqua River and was swept downstream. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday that 34-year-old Riley Rappe leaped into the water from a bridge Monday night.

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  5. Police log: Black bear broke into caller's back porchRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The News-Review

    These logs are the highlights of initial emergency calls and reports to the Douglas County Dispatch Center. They do not represent all of the incidents or their final outcomes.

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  6. Man arrested on coast after ditching GPS ankle monitorRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The News-Review

    ... him on suspicion of second-degree criminal mischief and a parole violation. He was later transported to the Douglas County Jail. Ian Campbell is the web editor and public safety reporter for The News-Review, a former senior editor at the Emerald ...

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  7. Two sent to hospital after fire at Douglas County Forrest ProductsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The News-Review

    A mill employee and firefighter were sent to the hospital for minor injuries this morning after a silo caught fire in the lumber yard of Douglas County Forest Products, according to fire officials. At approximately 2:59 a.m., emergency personnel received several calls about an explosion in the area of the mill.

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  8. Committee approves $138.7 million county budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The News-Review

    ... keep services close to the present level for another year. The budget committee, which consists of all three Douglas County commissioners, along with Mike Winters, Jeff Johnson and Tom Nelson, met for two days to hear from all county departments, ...

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  9. Twenty five educators received golden apple awards in Douglas County on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The News-Review

    ... Award during a ceremony in Roseburg on Tuesday. Celebrating "Excellence in Education," 25 educators from four Douglas County school districts and the Douglas Education Service District were honored at the 12th Annual Golden Apple Awards Tuesday ...

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  10. Ask a Master Gardener: Rescuing blueberry plants and thinning fruit treesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The News-Review

    ... petal fall, from April until mid-May. Do you have a gardening question? Please e-mail, call or visit the Douglas County Master Gardener Plant Clinic at [email protected] , 541-236-3052 or 1134 S.E. Douglas Ave., Roseburg. Douglas County ...

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  11. Douglas County Youth Orchestra plays final free performance of the season on May 25Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The News-Review

    Douglas County Youth Orchestra violinist Gracie Cooksey is the sister of Amanda Cooksey, who wrote a composition the orchestra will play on May 25. The Douglas County Youth Orchestra will play its last free concert of the season on Thursday at the Roseburg High School Rose Theatre. Douglas County Youth Orchestra violinist Gracie Cooksey is the sister of Amanda Cooksey, who wrote a composition the orchestra will play on May 25. The Douglas County Youth Orchestra will play its last free concert of the season on Thursday at the Roseburg High School Rose Theatre.

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  12. Central Avenue paving slated to begin July 12Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The News-Review

    ... toward paving the rest of Central Avenue, along with the $505,000 state loan. Another $651,000 is coming from Douglas County to fix its portion of Central Avenue. The county owns about one block of the road - the central downtown portion - since Old ...

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  13. On Biz: New farmers' market manager feels at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The News-Review

    ... to the parking lot at the First United Methodist Church, 1771 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg. After moving to Douglas County in 2009 from San Antonio, Texas, Pastoria has been both a vendor and a helper at the market. Her business, Nurturing Your Nest, ...

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  14. Sheriff: Male who jumped into North Umpqua River still missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News-Review

    A marine unit from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office search for a missing man who jumped into the North Umpqua River on May 22, 2017. A marine unit from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office search for a missing man who jumped into the North Umpqua River on May 22, 2017.

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  15. Crews search for man who jumped off N. Umpqua River bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KOBI NBC5

    Search and rescue crews are continuing to search for a man who was last seen floating down the North Umpqua River after jumping off a bridge. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office said on Monday night at around 7:30, dispatchers received a report of a man who jumped off a bridge near North Bank Road and Single Tree Lane in Roseburg.

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  16. Police log: Nephew tried to poison caller by putting rubbing alcohol in liquor bottleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The News-Review

    These logs are the highlights of initial emergency calls and reports to the Douglas County Dispatch Center. They do not represent all of the incidents or their final outcomes.

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  17. Brews Review: Old 99 Brewing Co. puts Roseburg on the mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The News-Review

    ... experimenting to find new beers that we really like. Matt: We're pleased. They're pleased. We're in about 40 Douglas County locations and just sent 16 kegs up to Eugene. Matt: "For the Win" IPA is the most popular beer being distributed in Douglas ...

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  18. The dangers of water while recreating in Douglas County rivers, lakes and creeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The News-Review

    Lilah Knee, 8, of Roseburg checks the fit of a lifejacket with help from YMCA of Douglas County lifeguard Jordan Brown during a Water Safety Day organized by YMCA of Douglas County in Stewart Park on Saturday. Layla Norris, 8, of Winston throws a lifeline as she participates in activities during a Water Safety Day organized by YMCA of Douglas County in Stewart Park on Saturday.

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  19. Crews search for male who jumped into North Umpqua RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The News-Review

    Water rescue crews were unable to locate a man who jumped off a bridge and into the North Umpqua River Monday evening, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. At approximately 7:28 p.m., emergency crews received a report of a male subject who had leapt into the river near North Bank Road and Single Tree Lane, Roseburg.

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  20. Budget committee boosts sheriff's budget to maintain graveyard shift patrolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The News-Review

    Sheriff's deputies would continue to patrol the county through the night under a sheriff's department budget approved by the Douglas County Budget Committee Monday. The committee voted to add $1 million to the sheriff's budget in 2017-18, all money to go toward increases in pay and benefits to maintain full staffing, including the two patrol positions needed to cover the graveyard shift.

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