Douglas County Newswire (Page 2)

Douglas County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Douglas County, OR. (Page 2)

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  1. Head start expands services and opens capital campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The News-Review

    ... overcome barriers and to achieve self-sufficiency through a positive and respectful environment for growth. Douglas County families with children ages 3 and 4 must apply for the fall session by Thursday, Sept. 1. Visit the UCAN website at ...

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  2. Public Forum for Tuesday, June 21, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The News-Review

    ... to attend. The Rogue-Umpqua Base of Submarine veterans can't be more proud of the support and generosity that Douglas County businesses have provided to their veteran Community. Extremely well done.

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  3. EPA should ensure that mining companies pay for cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | OregonLive.com

    ... history of mining, but Oregon is still home to its share of abandoned mines. One of them, the Formosa Mine in Douglas County, is as bad as they get: a Superfund site that has been slowly poisoning nearby Middle Creek for nearly two decades. The ...

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  4. Golf: Abby's Chapman Invitational a treat for golfersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | The News-Review

    ... so I'm just a weekend warrior now." "Every year that we come we know it's a special time in Roseburg and Douglas County," he said. "If you're a golfer, this is the tournament to play in. I love it and everybody else loves it. "No matter who you're ...

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  5. Golden retriever finally comes home to foster homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | The News-Review

    What was going to be a temporary foster home for a young dog turned into a wild adventure and eventually a permanent home in Douglas County. The dog, about 19 months old, developed an aversion to confined spaces and was very timid around people and other dogs.

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  6. Myrtle Creek native promoted in front of proud fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | The News-Review

    On July 3, 2016, in a small ceremony attended by family, friends, and supporters, Douglas County native Megan Brodgen was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Although she could have held the ceremony at her unit, the Joint Special Operations Command at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Megan decided to have the ceremony at home.

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  7. David Sarasohn: Orlando's massacre and Oregon's lessonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | The Oregonian

    ... yet another loner who couldn't fit into society but possessed military-level armament. At that commencement, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin told the graduates, "Look at the class of 2016. Look around at everybody here today. Look at what we are ...

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  8. Volleyball: Club gives county players opportunity to improve their skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | The News-Review

    ... and who can get through a match more mentally." She wanted to offer a club volleyball experience to girls in Douglas County that hadn't been previously available in the local area. "There are some aspects of the sport that are missed at the high ...

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  9. U.S. Senate bill aims to ease banking for marijuana companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | The News-Review

    ... 57-4218 or [email protected] Or follow him on Twitter @TroyWB Troy Brynelson covers Roseburg City Hall, South Douglas County and Natural Resources. He studied journalism at the University of Oregon.

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  10. As We See It: Suicide Hotline a step in the right directionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | The News-Review

    ... of overly long wait times and neglect. We honor veterans here, as anyone driving Interstate 5 into Douglas County can tell you. In fact, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, around 12 percent of our population have served in the military. We are ...

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  11. Highway 138 overhaul will go through OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | The News-Review

    ... 57-4218 or [email protected] Or follow him on Twitter @TroyWB Troy Brynelson covers Roseburg City Hall, South Douglas County and Natural Resources. He studied journalism at the University of Oregon.

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  12. Veterans will elect officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The News-Review

    The Douglas County Veterans Forum will hold its 2016-17 elections for officers and directors at the monthly meeting at 5 p.m. June 21 at the Roseburg American Legion, 406 S.E. Oak Ave. Also at that meeting, Jimmy Lusk, from "Rally Point" Resiliency Groups will be the guest speaker, sponsored by Branches of Valor International. The DCVF membership is made up of the senior officers of veteran organizations within Douglas County, and its meetings are attended by local community support agencies.

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  13. Raising funds for Fourth of July fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The News-Review

    ... funded by donations. People can chip in by purchasing $1 stars at Sherm's Thunderbird Market, Grocery Outlet, Douglas County Farmers Co-op, Champion Car Wash & Jiffy Lube or the Garden Valley branch of Umpqua Bank. Donations can also be made through ...

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  14. Cancer survivor event plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The News-Review

    Douglas County Cancer Services will host a Survivor Celebration at 1:30 p.m. June 26 at Umpqua Community College's Jacoby Auditorium. Scott Burton of Kansas City, Missouri, will be the featured speaker.

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  15. K9s inspire annual fun runRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The News-Review

    ... Park in Roseburg in an effort to raise money for the canine units at the Roseburg Police Department and the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. Hosted by the Friends of Umpqua Valley Police K9 Programs, a group that assists with startup costs like ...

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  16. BOLI prepares new minimum wage rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The News-Review

    ... by 2023. The law creates three minimum wage zones in Oregon. One zone covers "nonurban" counties including Douglas County, where the wage will grow from $9.25 to $9.50 per hour on July 1. BOLI's Technical Assistance for Employers Program is planning ...

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  17. Veterans fish, reminisce on Diamond Lake fishing tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The News-Review

    ... to Rice, wanted to share his childhood memories of fishing on Diamond Lake with other veterans. And in Douglas County, home to over 13,000 veterans according to the U.S. Census Bureau, there should be more than enough takers, they said. For the day, ...

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  18. Police log: Man allegedly assaults girlfriend after she was given alcoholRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | 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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  19. Project Leadership Roseburg taking applicants for programRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | The News-Review

    The Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the 2016 to 2017 Project Leadership program for future Douglas County business leaders. John Provosnick, program and events coordinator at the chamber, said he hopes applicants want to network, learn from the community and its leaders, and step out to be examples for others.

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  20. Three deputies put on paid administrative leave after Green shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | The News-Review

    Three deputies from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office are on paid administrative leave after Tuesday afternoon's officer involved shooting where one Douglas County man took his own life, according to police. Putting officers on paid leave who have been involved in an officer involved shooting is standard protocol during investigations, according to Bill Fugate with the Oregon State Police.

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