Douglas County Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Roseburg church will open warming center Nov. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | KPIC

    ... Church will open the warming center if temperatures hit below 30 degrees. The church has teamed up with the Douglas County Housing and Homeless Coalition and provided its building as a warming center for two years. When it gets cold the church says ...

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  2. Child safety seat clinic in Roseburg Nov. 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | KPIC

    The Douglas County Child Safety Seat Coalition will be conducting a Child Safety Seat Clinic in Roseburg on Friday, November 14th. The clinic will be held from 11:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Roseburg Fire Station located at 801 NW Garden Valley Blvd. The clinic is designed to teach parents and caregivers how to properly install and use a child safety seat.

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  3. Hundreds turn out for Veterans Day Parade in RoseburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | KPIC

    Veterans Day in Douglas County is an important holiday because there are many veterans who call it home. As volunteers and organizations put on the annual Veterans Day Parade Celebration, they also teach the importance of the day to the next generation.

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  4. The ALPHA CourseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | The News-Review

    Sun broke through the fog today to provide the perfect autumn backdrop for the Douglas County Veterans Day Parade in downtown Roseburg.

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  5. U.S. Army National Guard soldiers march in the Veterans Day Parade in Roseburg Tuesday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | The News-Review

    Sun broke through the fog today to provide the perfect autumn backdrop for the Douglas County Veterans Day Parade in downtown Roseburg. Hundreds lined the streets to salute veterans, particularly those who served in Operation Desert Storm/Shield, who were the honorary grand marshals for the 2014 parade.

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  6. Sutherlin training firefighters for volunteer fire departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | KPIC

    The city of Sutherlin is recruiting volunteer firefighters to begin operation by July 1st. The city has been contracting with Douglas County Fire District Two for the last four years.

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  7. Small Ore. city seeks fire department volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The move is needed because the city had shuttered its professional fire department to save money in 2009. And Sutherlin's contract with a Douglas County fire district will run out shortly.

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  8. Publisher's Notebook: Election proves again how red Douglas County isRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The News-Review

    I tiptoed out Election Night just to get a better feel for the political climate in Douglas County. I'm from California, where the political climate is mostly a blue, with intermittent haze.

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  9. Gardiner Fire District looking for candidates for Fire Board vacancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | KPIC

    Just north of Reedsport, the city of Gardiner is looking to fill a vacancy its fire board. The Douglas County Board of Commissioners will accept applications until November 17th.

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  10. Roseburg's Desert Shield & Storm vets to marshal Veteran's Day ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | KPIC

    Veteran's Day in Douglas County is almost here, and it is sure to be a special one. The 2014 Veteran's Day Parade will line downtown Roseburg on Tuesday.

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  11. Late Roseburg writer Bill Duncan's works publishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | KPIC

    ... ned that to me I thought well, maybe I will. So I did." A book release party takes place this weekend at the Douglas County Library. My dog awoke me to go outside. Her timing was great because I was blessed with getting to see the Blood Moon/Eclipse.

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  12. Two Douglas co. communities named 'Firewise Communities'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | KPIC

    A little preparedness goes a long way and two Douglas County communities have earned national recognition for their wildfire preparedness. Springbrook near Myrtle Creek and the Mount Reuben community near Glendale are known as "Firewise Communities," which is a program that works to reduce the vulnerability of homes and communities to wildfires.

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  13. Oregon's Most Endangered Places: History, hard times, neglectRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... The Kanipe family homestead was as a cattle, sheep and goat ranch. Mildred Kanipe gifted the property to Douglas County as a park and equestrian campground, which has become well-used. But the house sits empty and deteriorating rapidly. The Friends ...

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  14. Douglas County has nearly 70% voter turnout for General ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | KPIC

    Douglas County had a nearly 70 percent voter turnout, with just under 42,000 ballots cast in yesterday's General Election. The results are in and there are definitely some big changes in store for Douglas County and for the state of Oregon.

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  15. Chris Berquist wins three-way Winston City Council Ward 2 raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The News-Review

    The three-way race for Winston City Council's Ward 2 seat was captured by Chris Berquist, according to results released by the Douglas County Clerk's Office this morning. Berquist, 63, has secured 56 percent of the vote .

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  16. Dallas Heard claims Oregon House District 2 seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The News-Review

    Dallas Heard, right, and Oregon Sen. Jeff Kruse check out the first round of election results at the Douglas County Courthouse Tuesday. Winston Republican Dallas Heard soundly defeated Roseburg Democrat Kerry Atherton Tuesday by a 2-to-1 margin to claim the Oregon House District 2 position.

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  17. Boice defeats Leif, 4 others in race for Douglas County commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The News-Review

    Douglas County Commissioner candidate Chris Boice, left, receives congratulations from Clint Smith, right, and Greg Fisher, both of Roseburg, after the first round of election results were released at the Douglas County Courthouse Tuesday. Big O Tires owner Chris Boice defeated five other candidates to win election to the Douglas County commissioner seat formerly held by longtime Commissioner Doug Robertson.

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  18. Boice wins county commissioner seat, Rich reelected Roseburg mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | KPIC

    ROSEBURG, Ore. Chris Boice has emerged victorious, claiming nearly 42% of the vote for Douglas County Commissioner Position 3, ahead of Gary Leif's 34% at last count.

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  19. Roseburg VA leaders to meet with Veteran's Health Administration officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | KPIC

    ... understanding of services offered at the local VA facility and the challenges faced by the VA. Members of the Douglas County Veterans Forum expressed a no-confidence vote earlier this year and called for the resignation of VA management. They say ...

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  20. Kevin Eckerman of Camas Valley stands in his home studio Wednesday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The News-Review

    ... does in his spare time, when he's not working full time as an electrician. Still, his work takes him all over Douglas County, where he often sees landscapes or buildings he wants to photograph. Eckerman said he likes to go around to local businesses ...

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