Douglas County Newswire (Page 7)

Douglas County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Douglas County, OR. (Page 7)

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  1. Frenchy loves his old carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | The News-Review

    ... keep the insurance on it, and he has it insured for $45,000. It was in pretty good shape, but when he came to Douglas County in 1982, he

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  2. Children, adults enthusiastic at Myrtle Creek Library reopeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | The News-Review

    ... but also of its reopening after a three-month closure. Like the other smaller library branches of the former Douglas County Library System, Myrtle Creek's doors were shut April 1. It's the fifth to reopen, and it's operating with an all-volunteer ...

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  3. Lawmakers back $100 million for Elliott State Forest, $50 million for UO campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    The Elliott State Forest is in Coos and Douglas counties and is a rugged landscape with old-growth trees and water. The Elliott State Forest is in Coos and Douglas counties and is a rugged landscape with old-growth trees and water.( Oregon will issue more than $100 million in state bonds to keep the Elliott State Forest in public hands and another $50 million to help the University of Oregon build a new science complex named after its most famous graduate.

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  4. Man drowns after tubing accident on North Umpqua RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    A Nevada man drowned in a tubing accident in the North Umpqa River on Sunday, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. Douglas County 911 got the call at 3:39 p.m. when a caller said the man, who appeared to be unresponsive, was in the river near the 800-block of Del Rio Road.

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  5. Roseburg celebrates July Fourth with a multi-event at the Douglas County FairgroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | The News-Review

    Music on the Half Shell will celebrate July 4th with the Great Umpqua Food Truck Competition and Roseburg Hometown Fourth of July Fireworks at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Tuesday for a day of free events. "We're bringing together three great events for Douglas County - what could be better," said Shawn Clark, the economic development manager for the Umpqua Economic Development Partnership that's behind the three events.

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  6. Smart Energy: A Longshot Turns Into a SunshotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | The News-Review

    It was indeed a longshot. But that longshot turned into a Sunshot. And that "Sunshot" was a grant award from the Federal Department of Energy to Douglas County Smart Energy.

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  7. Celebrate River Appreciation DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | The News-Review

    ... Day in Oregon. He did that and the bill passed. In subsequent years, the celebration was moved around Douglas County to include Canyonville, Elkton, Whistler's Bend Park, Roseburg and even the Rogue-Umpqua Divide Wilderness. Join Umpqua Watersheds ...

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  8. Suspect killed after shootout with police in Lane CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    A suspect was killed after exchanging gunfire with law enforcement near Florence on Saturday night, Lane County sheriff's officials said. The suspect fired at officers during a car chase with sheriff's deputies from Douglas and Lane counties and Florence police officers, said Sgt.

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  9. Sue Shaffer memorial service honors her wisdom, strengthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | The News-Review

    ... determined, and very committed to improving lives of people. Not just her tribal members, but all folks in Douglas County and Oregon." Shaffer concentrated her efforts on helping young people and children in tribes, Norres recalled. She wanted them ...

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  10. Summertime is festival time in Douglas CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | The News-Review

    ... folk and pop music. Then there's the Fourth of July celebration, switching this year from Stewart Park to the Douglas County Fairgrounds. In a particularly great stroke of luck, the Fourth of July is a Tuesday this year, so Music on the Half Shell ...

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  11. Chamber Corner: Come enjoy summer in OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | The News-Review

    ... of Coco's, has a nice lineup of local bands performing, so kick up your heels on the biggest dance floor in Douglas County. July 7 Larry presents music by Dylan James, a treat you just can't miss! Check out Coco's Cafe on Facebook for the details. ...

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  12. Douglas County runners compete in Wild Rogue RelayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | The News-Review

    A team of 12 Douglas County runners ran a relay race along the Rogue River, through the Cascade Mountains and to the Oregon Coast, last weekend. "I'm pretty competitive," Greg Kovach said.

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  13. Home Rule CharterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | The News-Review

    ... publications relating to county government. When submitting the initiative, our caption read: "Changes Douglas County Government to Home Rule Under County Charter." Currently Douglas County's government is statutory; a charter will make it ...

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  14. Yoncalla teacher selected for geography trip to ChileRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | The News-Review

    Andry, the Social Studies and Leadership teacher at the Yoncalla school, is one of 14 Oregon teachers who were selected by the Center of Geography Education in Oregon to travel to Northern Chile to study the geography of that area. Andry is the only teacher from Douglas County participating in the professional development program.

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  15. Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation presents grants to eight Douglas County nonprofitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | The News-Review

    ... about 33,000 families yearly through 16 emergency food pantries and nine community kitchens located all over Douglas County. "This is the last piece of the puzzle for us, so we will be ordering a new forklift next week," McGregor said. "It's going ...

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  16. Umpqua Valley Arts festival opens for three day runRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | The News-Review

    ... once-a-year festival." The Chitwood Dancers will perform at noon today at the Family Stage followed by the Douglas County Youth Orchestra at 2 p.m. Later in the day, Evan the Dancing Dude is on stage at 4 p.m. and the Rose Quartet performing ...

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  17. Ask a Master Gardener: Why won't this weed die?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | The News-Review

    ... tubers can remain dormant and grow later. Do you have a gardening question? Please e-mail, call or visit the Douglas County Master Gardeners Plant Clinic at [email protected] , 541-236-3052 or 1134 SE Douglas Ave., Roseburg (1 to 4 p.m., ...

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  18. Camp Millennium campers fish the Umpqua RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | The News-Review

    ... and he decided guides of the Umpqua River should do the same. He teamed up with 11 other fishing guides from Douglas County to bring the Camp Millennium kids out to the river Thursday morning. Lithia Roseburg Auto Center donated funds to pay for ...

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  19. Temperature in Roseburg expected to reach 103 degrees SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | The News-Review

    ... Avenue Bridge in Roseburg on Thursday, had a simple plan for coping with the expected warm-up. For other Douglas County residents, a predicted high of 103 on Saturday and 98 on Sunday might see them reaching for water bottles, slathering on ...

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  20. Man, 25, arrested in Reedsport on arson chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | The News-Review

    A Reedsport man was arrested Friday morning on suspicion of first-degree arson after police say he was connected to a residential structure fire in Reedsport. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office asked the public for assistance in locating the 25-year-old Reedsport man, identified as Joshua Michael Palmer who is a suspect in an arson investigation.

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