Douglas County Newswire (Page 9)

Douglas County Newswire (Page 9)

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

Results 161 - 180 of 4,408 in Douglas County, OR

  1. Former Douglas County district attorney and judge diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | The News-Review

    Lasswell had a long and distinguished career in law after getting his law degree from the University of Oregon School of Law in 1962. He was elected Douglas County District Attorney 1969.

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  2. UVAA hosts 49th annual Summer Arts Festival on June 23-25 at Fir Grove Park in RoseburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | The News-Review

    ... Saturday's family stage opens at noon with the Chitwood dancers bringing ballet, followed at 2 p.m. by the Douglas County Youth Orchestra. Break-dancing will take place at 4 p.m. with Evan the Dancing Dude. At 6 p.m. the Rose Quartet will share a ...

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  3. Possible future sheriff's levy mentioned at county budget hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | The News-Review

    Douglas County Commissioner Chris Boice said if there's no change to the county's revenue in the near future, it's likely the board of commissioners will put a tax levy before voters to fund the Douglas County Sheriff's Department. Boice made the comment Wednesday at a public hearing on the county government's budget.

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  4. William Ladd LasswellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | The News-Review

    Douglas County has lost a powerful voice of justice and compassion. Bill Lasswell served Douglas County as the Circuit Court Judge for 21 years; he died on Friday, June 16th, 2017.

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  5. Police log: Writing on envelop says 'Please deliver to Roseburg...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | 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. Maybe there is a Plan B for the libraries after allRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | The News-Review

    When Plan A, a taxing district to support a fully-staffed countywide library system, crashed and burned, rejected by Douglas County voters in November, few people expected the libraries to survive. The libraries were scheduled for closure.

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  7. Police log: Caller literally thrown out of house by husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | 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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  8. Martha (Martie) NelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | The News-Review

    ... her daughters through sheep and horse 4-H. Martie was very proud of her heritage and was a member of both the Douglas County Scottish Society and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She also loved to collect antique glass, and she and Norm ...

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  9. Youth and lawyers meet for climate case conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | The News-Review

    ... towards trail early in 2018. (Robin Loznak/) Youth plaintiffs, including Alex Loznak and Jacob Lebel of Douglas County, met with Magistrate Judge Thomas Coffin and lawyers representing both sides of the climate lawsuit, Juliana v. United States, ...

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  10. Home Rule supporters clash with DA, sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | The News-Review

    Supporters of a plan to restructure Douglas County government under a Home Rule Charter are in a dispute with Douglas County District Attorney Rick Wesenberg over the wording that could appear on the ballot. Home Rule would dramatically change the county's leadership. 1 comment

  11. Ag Series: Community Supported Agriculture in Douglas CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | The News-Review

    With creative baskets of fresh fruit, vegetables and surprises each week, several local farms are diversifying their businesses with Community Supported Agriculture programs . CSA members sign up for a subscription to receive the produce, with the promise that they are supporting small farms in Douglas County.

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  12. Oakland Community Theater opens with "B Mine Forever" on June 16 as summer melodramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | The News-Review

    ... Keehley considers these enhanced plays great fun because they're always written about a different place in Douglas County with the three mines in the Oakland area. This show also has a lot of blasting in the mines. To ensure all the local actors ...

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  13. Roseburg man's body found in North Umpqua RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    The Douglas County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday recovered the body of a man who jumped into the North Umpqua River on May 22 and had been presumed drowned. A citizen located the body of Riley Flury Rappe, 34, of Roseburg about a mile downstream from the bridge where he was last seen and called the sheriff's office, according to a news release.

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  14. Time for turf at Roseburg's Legion Field?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | The News-Review

    It was there for all to see in March, April and well into May: outfielders at Legion Field coming in after a half-inning in the field with mud-splattered socks after trying to run down baseballs that barely bounced on the grass. During one of the wettest springs ever in Oregon, baseball teams throughout Douglas County had to reschedule games and play home games on the road.

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  15. Sheriff: Body of man who drowned in North Umpqua River recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | The News-Review

    ... The body of the man who drowned in the North Umpqua River in late May has been recovered, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office said a citizen reported a body approximately 1 mile downstream from the bridge where the ...

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  16. Police log: Beagle puppy sleeping under caller's lilac bushRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | 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. Will the Blue Zones Project Encourage Healthier Lifestyle Choices?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | The News-Review

    ... that barely 30 percent voted YES to The News-Review's question "Do you think a Blue Zones Project in Douglas County will encourage residents to make healthier lifestyle choices?" Without background information, I can only surmise on what led to such ...

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  18. Spring Garden Tour showcases Douglas County's finest gardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | The News-Review

    The League of Women Voters of Umpqua Valley will hold its annual garden tour 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at several sites around Douglas County. Each garden will feature artists showcasing handmade pottery, jewelry, sun-dyed silk scarves, metal artwork and photography.

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  19. After serious chainsaw accident, man meets 'heroes' who saved his lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | The News-Review

    ... pick up parts of the conversation, but he couldn't see anything. First responders from the Melrose station of Douglas County Fire District No. 2 arrived on scene just a couple of minutes later. "I heard a fireman ask, is an ambulance on the way, ...

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  20. Time for Turf at Legion Field?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | The News-Review

    It was there for all to see in March, April and well into May: outfielders at Legion Field coming in after a half-inning in the field with mud-splattered socks after trying to run down baseballs that barely bounced on the grass. During one of the wettest springs ever in Oregon, baseball teams throughout Douglas County had to reschedule games and play home games on the road.

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