5/22 10:00 a.m. A Sutherlin teen that had been missing for eight days has returned home.
5/22 6:45 a.m. Friday Wildlife Safari is celebrating the opening of Summer Splash at the Waterhole.
5/22 5:30 a.m. As people get ready for a holiday weekend of camping and fun in the woods, officials are asking them to remember wildfire safety.
5/22 5:05 a.m. People who choose to drive impaired, not use safety restraints, drive distracted or make other dangerous driving decisions should expect to draw the attention of law enforcement officers statewide during the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
5/22 4:50 a.m. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has completed a death investigation.
5/22 4:35 a.m. The 11th annual Run for Ohm, a 5k and 10k run and walk will take place May 30th at River Forks Park.
5/22 4:20 a.m. With the school year winding down, the Roseburg High School Baccalaureate service has been scheduled.
5/21 2:15 p.m. A longtime Douglas County resident will be honored under legislation proposed by both of Oregon’s U.S. Senators.
5/21 10:30 a.m. A hatchery director is speaking to a local timber industry group next week.
5/21 10:00 a.m. A Roseburg woman is in jail on drug and tampering with evidence charges.
5/21 9:45 a.m. A California driver who reportedly caused an accident that happened right in front of a police officer was cited on Wednesday night.
5/21 9:30 a.m. Wednesday night Myrtle Creek Police helped an elderly man with dementia.
5/21 9:00 a.m. A Myrtle Creek man has been charged with multiple sex crimes that were reported to have occurred over an eight year period.
5/21 5:30 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio and New York democrat Louise Slaughter has reintroduced the Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act.
5/21 5:15 a.m. Forests and the economy will be the focus of a forum being held on Wednesday May 27th in Grants Pass.
5/21 5:00 a.m. A teen was hurt in a single vehicle accident in the 6000 block of Hayhurst Road in Drain Tuesday night.
5/21 4:45 a.m. The Culinary Arts program at Umpqua Community College will present an Italian dinner on Thursday June 4th at 6:00 p.m. in the Lang Center.
5/21 4:30 a.m. In the KQEN Cultural Spotlight – The Umpqua Singers will present their final performance for the 2014/2015 season on Friday June 5th at 7:30 p.m. in Centerstage Theatre on the UCC campus.
5/20 4:45 p.m. Winston Police are seeking the person who robbed an employee of the Dollar Tree store early Wednesday morning.
5/20 11:45 a.m. The Douglas County Solid Waste Advisory Committee will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday to discuss how much will be charged to dispose of refuse at the landfill and transfer stations.
5/20 11:00 a.m. The world’s tallest nutcracker will finally be coming down in River Fork’s Park after an owl found nesting in it along with the babies born since then, are moved on Wednesday.
5/20 10:20 a.m. Roseburg Police located a fugitive on Tuesday morning.
5/20 10:00 a.m. Officers with the Roseburg Police will participate in a traffic safety campaign focusing on DUII enforcement during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend.
5/20 9:45 a.m. The Douglas County 911 center has been notified of a telephone service outage affecting 911 service in the Diamond Lake area.
5/20 9:30 a.m. An elderly Roseburg area man who had been reported missing early Wednesday morning was found a few hours later.
5/20 5:35 a.m. Only two measures were on the ballot for the Special Districts Election.
5/20 5:20 a.m. Results are in from Tuesday’s Special Districts Election. While most seats on school boards, fire districts, and other districts were uncontested there are some contested races to cover.
5/20 5:00 a.m. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is looking for help from the public as they try to locate a Sutherlin teen that has been missing for nearly a week.
5/20 4:45 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: Staff at Umpqua Dairy says the problem of stolen milk crates is growing.
5/20 4:30 a.m. Last Saturday My 16th, firefighters with Douglas County Fire District No. 2 and the Winston Dillard Fire District had a live fire training exercise in a structure at 1311 Winston Section Road.
5/19 11:00 a.m. The entire Oregon Congressional delegation is expressing concern about a proposal to close mail processing facilities in Bend and Eugene.
5/19 10:30 a.m. Three people were arrested on drug charges by the Myrtle Creek Police Friday morning.
5/19 10:00 a.m. One man is in jail and one man went to the hospital with critical injuries following a single vehicle wreck on Highway 99 South near Superior Lumber.
5/19 9:30 a.m. A transient was cited for first degree criminal trespass and third degree criminal mischief Tuesday morning.
5/19 9:00 a.m. Roseburg Police cited two twelve year olds on Monday morning following an incident Friday night on Stewart Parkway in Roseburg.
5/19 5:30 a.m. Tuesday is the Special Districts Election Day. Around Douglas County dozens of seats on school boards, fire districts, park and recreation districts and other districts are up for election.
5/19 5:15 a.m. Two members of Oregon’s congressional delegation are applauding the House passage of legislation that would keep the Newport air facility open indefinitely.
5/19 5:00 a.m. The Young Entrepreneur Society of Roseburg will have its monthly Pub Talk on Wednesday May 27th.
5/19 4:45 a.m. Oak Avenue in downtown Roseburg will be reduced to one lane between Spruce and Pine Street starting Tuesday night May 26th at 7:00 p.m. to allow a contractor for the City of Roseburg to install a water main below the railroad tracks.
5/19 4:30 a.m. Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training will be held June 5th and 6th at the Cow Creek Health and Wellness Center in Canyonville.
5/18 12:00 p.m. Three people are in jail following an armed robbery that happened Friday morning.
5/18 11:10 a.m. One man was jailed following a fight on Saturday night.
5/18 11:00 a.m. Two people have applied for a vacant seat on the Roseburg City Council.
5/18 10:45 a.m. A Medford teen was hurt in an ATV accident at Winchester Bay on Saturday afternoon.
5/18 10:30 a.m. A skateboarder went to the hospital after he struck a vehicle near the corner of Applegate and Douglas Street in Yoncalla.
5/18 5:30 a.m. Governor Kate Brown has ordered that all flags at public institutions in Oregon be flown at half-staff on Monday to honor an Oregon Korean war soldier whose remains were only recently identified.
5/18 5:05 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners are holding four more Town Hall meetings as they explain the county budget situation to residents of the county.
5/18 4:55 a.m. The Roseburg Parks and Recreation Department along with US Cellular present the annual Movies in the Park program each Friday night in June.
5/18 4:45 a.m. Phoenix Charter School is offering its Youth Earth Connect Camp this summer.
5/18 4:30 a.m. May is National Hepatitis C Awareness Month.
5/18 4:15 a.m. This Saturday May 23rd, local astronomers will have telescopes set up to see Venus, the Moon, Jupiter and Saturn.
5/15 11:00 a.m. The Roseburg Senior Center will have a celebration to mark its 50th birthday and the grand opening for their new facility on Saturday May 16th.
5/15 10:30 a.m. A balloon ride fundraiser to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network will be held on Saturday May 23rd from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
5/15 10:00 a.m. A report of a woman stabbing herself with a knife as she walked down the sidewalk on West Harvard led a quick response from Roseburg Police Thursday afternoon.
5/15 9:45 a.m. A bicycle struck a car in an accident Thursday afternoon at the corner of Stewart Parkway and Garden Valley Boulevard.
5/15 9:30 a.m. The Roseburg office of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission is closed on Friday May 15th.
5/15 9:00 a.m. Police have a North Bend woman in custody that was tied to an Amber Alert issued Thursday afternoon.
5/15 5:15 a.m. Town Hall meetings held by the Douglas County Board of Commissioners will resume on Monday May 18th.
5/15 5:00 a.m. A craft brew fest is happening this Saturday May 16th.
5/15 4:45 a.m. Greater Douglas United Way is having their Day of Caring Weekend Friday and Saturday.
5/15 4:30 a.m. Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Summer Youth Program at Saving Grace Pet Adoption Center.
5/14 11:00 a.m. The remains of an Oregon soldier missing from the Korean War will be buried in Roseburg on Friday May 15th.
5/14 10:05 a.m. U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley will hold a town hall meeting in Douglas County.
5/14 9:50 a.m. A Roseburg man is in jail after police accused him of breaking into parking meters in downtown Roseburg.
5/14 9:30 a.m. A teacher accused of possible misconduct has resigned from the Winston-Dillard School District.
5/14 5:20 a.m. A nearly half mile section of the multi-use path in Stewart Park will be closed for about a month.
5/14 5:00 a.m. Crater Lake National Park will increase entrance fees starting on May 15th.
5/14 4:45 a.m. In the KQEN Cultural Spotlight: A local author is having a book signing Thursday to celebrate the publishing of her first book.
5/14 4:30 a.m. Another Oregon Wine Month feature story: An Umpqua Valley vineyard has received an award for displaying the best regional character in its wines.
5/14 4:15 a.m. Oregon Governor Kate Brown has ordered flags at public institutions in the state to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday May 15th.
5/13 1:30 p.m. The Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce will look at the State of the Timber Industry during their next membership meeting on Monday May 18th.
5/13 12:00 p.m. Dr. Bob Dannenhoffer has been named as the Interim CEO for the Umpqua Community Health Center.
5/13 11:00 a.m. Oregon Senator Ron Wyden has introduced a bill he claims would spur the use of low-carbon biomass energy to heat and power homes and businesses while reducing the risk of wildfires and creating jobs in rural areas.
5/13 10:30 a.m. The Myrtle Creek Police Department is participating in a “Safety Belt Blitz” from May 18th through May 31st.
5/13 10:00 a.m. The Roseburg School District is holding the kick off for the Douglas County Healthy Summer program on June 12th.
5/13 9:30 a.m. Just a few ballots have been returned for the May 19th Special Districts Election.
5/13 5:40 a.m. Organizers of the Music on the Half Shell concert series have announced the lineup for their 2015 season.
5/13 5:05 a.m. Landowners and others opposed to the Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline project will rally Wednesday morning.
5/13 4:50 a.m. Biologists with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will conduct a pilot study at Diamond Lake next week.
5/13 4:40 a.m. The American Red Cross and the City of Roseburg Fire Department will install free smoke alarms and provide fire safety education for people living in the 97470 zip code, on Saturday June 13th.
5/13 4:25 a.m. A Fly-in Breakfast to benefit this summer’s Wings & Wheels Association Aircraft Fly-in and Classic Car Show is set for Saturday May 23rd.
5/12 2:00 p.m. A Community Forum sharing information about Douglas County Mental Health Court will be held on Wednesday, May 13th starting at 6:00 p.m.
5/12 1:30 p.m. A 25 year long effort to restore bull and redband trout populations in Sun Creek, on the flanks of Crater Lake National Park has been named as one of the ten 2015 Waters to Watch by the National Fish Habitat Partnership.
5/12 10:45 a.m. The Oregon Department of Transportation is having an open house to share information about the upcoming OR138E Corridor Solutions Project.
5/12 10:00 a.m. The Roseburg Police Department is taking part in a traffic safety enforcement blitz for the remainder of May.
5/12 9:30 a.m. The Roseburg City Council covered a number of items during its meeting on Monday night.
5/12 9:00 a.m. The City of Roseburg is accepting applications for the vacant Ward Two seat on the city council. .
5/12 5:45 a.m. The Roseburg City Council has asked city staff and a local business owner to try one more time to reach an agreement that would allow a store selling guns and ammunition to remain open in a residential neighborhood.
5/12 5:10 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: A local winery will be producing a proprietary wine in Spain.
5/12 4:45 a.m. An inspection is closing a Roseburg bridge on Tuesday.
5/11 4:30 p.m. A Roseburg man pled no contest to aggravated murder and arson, and guilty to five other charges on Monday. 25 year old Jonathan Lackey appeared in front of Judge Randy Garrison in Douglas County Circuit Court.
5/11 2:30 p.m. A former Sutherlin resident died in a head-on collision Sunday afternoon in northern California.
5/11 11:00 a.m. Meetings of the Douglas County Budget Committee are underway through Tuesday.
5/11 10:30 a.m. National Police Week is underway through Saturday May 16th.
5/11 10:15 a.m. The preliminary results of an autopsy performed on a Roseburg woman found deceased last week in the Rose Apartments indicates no evidence of trauma and no evidence of foul play.
5/11 10:00 a.m. A Roseburg man was taken to Mercy Medical after a report from Roseburg Police says the vehicle he was driving hit three separately parked vehicles in the parking lot of the Roseburg Valley Mall Saturday morning at about 10:00 a.m.
5/11 9:30 a.m. An illegal camping spot in the City of Roseburg is proving popular.
5/11 9:00 a.m. A weekend accident claimed the life of a Sutherlin woman. A report from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has the wreck happened Sunday afternoon at about 5:00 p.m.
5/11 5:45 a.m. It’s a busy agenda for the Roseburg City Council Monday night.
5/11 5:20 a.m. Councilor Beverly Brandt’s recent resignation will be formally accepted during the Roseburg City Council meeting Monday night.
5/11 5:00 a.m. The first ever Roseburg Beer Week is underway through this Saturday May 16th.
5/11 4:45 a.m. The United Community Action Network saw a big increase in donations during the annual letter carriers food drive on Saturday.
5/8 3:30 p.m. Public Health officials are dealing with people concerned about the impact of a student at Sunnyslope Elementary School in Green who tested positive this week for meningitis.
5/8 11:45 a.m. The students of Roseburg High School have created something that is going viral on the internet.
5/8 10:45 a.m. A Wolf Creek man has been arrested and is being held in the Josephine County Jail on multiple sex abuse charges.
5/8 10:30 a.m. Local Letter Carriers are holding the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday.
5/8 10:10 a.m. One person is in jail and two people were detained Friday morning related to drug activity.
5/8 10:00 a.m. The City of Roseburg will close the bridge on Stewart Park Drive for eight hours on Tuesday May 12th.
5/8 9:30 a.m. About 550 customers of Pacific Power are without power Friday after a tree fell along Fisher Road northwest of Roseburg.
5/8 9:00 a.m. The Peavine Creek fire has been contained. Kyle Reed of the Douglas Forest Protective Association says the final size of the fire was 148 acres.
5/8 6:00 a.m. Jesse Fanus was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on Thursday.
5/8 5:30 a.m. A man who had applied to be a Roseburg City Councilor has filed a complaint with the city in regards to the recent resignation of Councilor Beverly Brandt.
5/8 5:15 a.m. Leaders of the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians held a ribbon cutting on Thursday to celebrate the opening of the largest non-smoking casino area in Oregon.
5/8 4:45 a.m. A former Douglas County Commissioner has received an award from a forestry group.
5/8 4:30 a.m. What started as a burn pile at one residence led to a fire that spread to a garage at a home next door.
5/7 4:30 p.m. Roseburg Police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found inside a unit of the Rose Apartments Thursday afternoon.
5/7 11:00 a.m. A report from Oregon State Police says a driver was dazed and confused following an accident on Highway 138W just before 11:00 a.m. Wednesday morning.
5/7 10:30 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners are having several more Town Hall meetings around the county as they share information with residents regarding the county budget situation.
5/7 10:00 a.m. Small businesses that are helping to inspire thriving communities will be recognized as part of an effort starting during National Small Business Week which is happening through Friday May 8th.
5/7 9:30 a.m. The Oregon Department of Transportation will host an open house next Tuesday May 12th to share information about the upcoming OR138E Corridor Solutions Project.
5/7 9:00 a.m. Crews working on the Peavine Creek Fire have gotten that fire one hundred percent trailed.
5/7 5:40 a.m. One of Douglas County’s longest running concert series has announced its lineup for 2015. Riverbend Live concerts will take place every Friday night in July at Riverbend Park in Winston.
5/7 5:15 a.m. The Roseburg District of the Bureau of Land Management will hold an Open House to give the public an opportunity to learn more about the Draft Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for the western Oregon management plan revisions.
5/7 4:50 a.m. A nearly half-mile section of the Stewart Park bike and pedestrian path appears headed for a renovation.
5/7 4:30 a.m. A ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday will unveil the centerpiece of a new expanded non-smoking area at Seven Feathers Casino Resort in Canyonville.
5/6 6:00 p.m. Firefighters made good progress Wednesday on the Peavine Creek Fire. Kyle Reed of the Douglas Forest Protective Association says the fire is now estimated at 123 acres.
5/6 1:30 p.m. The Budget Committee for the City of Roseburg approved the budget for the 2015/2016 fiscal year during their first scheduled evening of deliberations on Tuesday night.
5/6 10:50 a.m. Myrtle Creek Police cited a 16 year old on Tuesday night after they say he reportedly stole an ATV.
5/6 10:30 a.m. It may be the shortest term in at least several decades for a member of the Roseburg City Council.
5/6 10:05 a.m. A disturbance at multiple businesses along West Harvard sent a man to jail Tuesday night.
5/6 9:50 a.m. With the warmer weather citations for prohibited camping in Roseburg are on the rise and the Roseburg Police issued another one on Tuesday night.
5/6 9:30 a.m. Douglas County’s first wildfire for 2015 is still growing but the Douglas Forest Protective Association went on the attack quickly when the Peavine Fire began Tuesday night.
5/6 5:20 a.m. Crews from the Douglas Forest Protective Association are dealing with the first significant wildfire of the season.
5/5 5:00 a.m. More than 250 groups from across the country have joined Oregon Senator Ron Wyden and Idaho Senator Mike Crapo to express support for passing the Wildfire Disaster Funding Act to ensure vital resources in the fight against catastrophic wildfires in the west, ahead of this year’s fire season.
5/6 4:45 a.m. Phoenix School of Roseburg is having their annual Spring Dinner and Silent Auction this Saturday May 9th.
5/6 4:30 a.m. A group of students at Umpqua Community College are working to provide aid to the people of Haiti.
5/5 3:00 p.m. A forest protection official will speak to a local timber group at their upcoming meeting.
5/5 10:45 a.m. A woman was injured in an ATV accident Monday afternoon at Winchester Bay.
5/5 10:30 a.m. The state of the local timber industry will be the topic of the next membership meeting of the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce.
5/5 10:10 a.m. Wildlife Safari is hosting the 32nd annual Day of Discovery on Monday May 18th. The free event is for people with disabilities and their families.
5/5 9:45 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: Umpqua Dairy won the 2015 Production Excellence Award for Cultured Products and for Ice Cream at the recent annual meeting of Quality Chekd Dairies, held in Las Vegas, Nevada.
5/5 9:00 a.m. Camping where it is not allowed continues to be an issue in the City of Roseburg and it was the subject of two items on Monday’s Roseburg Police log.
5/5 5:45 a.m. May is Wildfire Awareness Month and the Oregon Department of Forestry, Keep Oregon Green and the Oregon Office of the State Fire Marshal are sharing information on ways to prevent human-caused wildfires and how to protect a home in the event of a fire.
5/5 5:30 a.m.Explorer Clubs and Posts in Douglas County are now accepting new members. The program is offered by the Boy Scouts.
5/5 5:00 a.m. A longtime Douglas County educator will take the helm at Melrose Elementary School this coming school year.
5/5 4:45 a.m. Douglas County will start collecting a fee for parking at most county parks on July first.
5/5 4:30 a.m. Potlucks and picnics seldom make the news, but this annual event is worth mentioning.
5/4 2:30 p.m. Learn more about local wildlife and wildfire prevention in a special presentation from the Douglas County Library on Wednesday, May 6th, at 4 p.m.
5/4 2:00 p.m. Increasing spring turkey tags, creating a “cougar target area” in Douglas County and mandatory reporting, are just a few of the topics to be discussed at the annual hunting regulations meeting on Tuesday May 5th at the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife in Roseburg.
5/4 1:45 p.m. A Riddle woman was hurt in a motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon.
5/4 11:00 a.m. Oregon State Police are continuing their investigation into Sunday afternoon’s fatal motorcycle accident on Highway 42S near Bandon.
5/4 10:20 a.m. The Roseburg Police Department will take part in a pedestrian safety enforcement blitz next Monday May 11th.
5/4 10:00 a.m. Roseburg Police arrested one person and cited a second on Friday night on drug charges.
5/4 9:00 a.m. Three people were taken to the hospital following an accident Friday afternoon at about 4:30 p.m. in front of Mercy Medical Center on Stewart Parkway.
5/4 5:20 a.m. House members from Oregon’s Congressional Delegation are urging the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management to swiftly release Secure Rural Schools payments to struggling Oregon counties.
5/4 5:05 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio is making two appearances in Eugene on Monday May 4th.
5/4 4:55 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners are continuing their series Town Hall meetings to talk about the county budget situation.
5/4 4:40 a.m. New record low snowfalls and warm spring temperatures at Crater Lake National Park have combined to produce an unprecedented opportunity for bikers and hikers to experience some of the park’s roadways that are normally buried in snow well into June.
5/4 4:20 a.m. Twenty Roseburg-area organizations, including diverse groups like Mercy Medical Center, Meals on Wheels, and the Douglas County Library System, have partnered with www.JustServe.org, a new website that seeks to match community volunteers with the non-profit organizations that need their service.
5/1 6:00 p.m. A Roseburg woman died in a two vehicle accident Friday morning at the Kelly’s Corner intersection in Green.
5/1 3:00 p.m. Two area legislators are holding a day of Town Hall meetings on Saturday May 2nd.
5/1 11:45 a.m. Staff with the Oregon Department of Transportation say that motorists traveling north on Interstate Five should expect long delays this Sunday afternoon and evening through a work zone south of Cottage Grove.
5/1 11:00 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio is joining a number of colleagues to introduce legislation to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $12.00 an hour by 2020.
5/1 10:15 a.m. It was a tough Friday morning commute around the Roseburg area for Oregon State Police. Three accidents took place at around 8:45 a.m.
5/1 5:40 a.m. A Roseburg doctor is heading back to his native Nepal to help people impacted by last weekend’s magnitude 7.8 earthquake.
5/1 5:05 a.m. Senator Ron Wyden will spend part of Saturday May 2nd in Douglas County.
5/1 4:50 a.m. The Doug Fir District of the Boy Scouts of America will have “Fired Up For Scouting” on Thursday May 7th.
5/1 4:30 a.m. The 45th annual Umpqua Gem and Mineral Club show is this Saturday and Sunday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
4/30 2:00 p.m. The VA Roseburg Healthcare System is having another Town Hall meeting on May 28th.
4/30 1:30 p.m. The ballots are in the mail for the May Special Districts Election.
4/30 10:30 a.m. The Oregon State Supreme Court has struck down part of the reforms to the Public Employees Retirement System that was passed by the 2013 session of the Oregon State Legislature.
4/30 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg woman was cited after authorities say she got into a police vehicle and started talking on the radio.
4/30 9:15 a.m. Three men were cited for camping at the Stewart Park Duck Pond on Wednesday night.
4/30 9:00 a.m. Four vehicles got tangled up during a crash at a busy intersection during the afternoon commute on Wednesday.
4/30 5:30 a.m. May is Wildfire Awareness Month and officials with the Douglas Forest Protective Association are encouraging homeowners to get ready for fire season long before they see smoke on the horizon.
4/30 5:00 a.m. Umpqua Valley Habitat for Humanity is hosting its second annual Brew Ha Ha on Saturday May 16th.
4/30 4:45 a.m. The Umpqua Valley Wine Growers Association is having a barrel tour this Saturday May 2nd.
4/30 4:30 a.m. No one was hurt when a Roseburg driver hit the accelerator instead of the brakes Tuesday afternoon.
4/29 11:15 a.m. School will be out soon in Douglas County and the Boys & Girls Club has options for parents wanting to keep their children active.
4/29 10:45 a.m. U.S. Senator Ron Wyden is welcoming the news that Oregon’s rural communities will receive nearly $61 million this year in Secure Rural Schools Funding for roads and schools.
4/29 10:15 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio spoke out on Tuesday, against a provision that he claims is buried in trade promotion authority legislation that could help a government or multinational corporation attack state or national laws that require the labeling of genetically engineered foods.
4/29 9:30 a.m. Shaun Lowry has been sentenced to 190 months in prison. Judge George Ambrosini pronounced the sentence Wednesday morning in Douglas County Circuit Court.
4/29 5:15 a.m. The City of Roseburg Budget Committee heard the Budget Message from City Manager Lance Colley during their meeting on Tuesday night.
4/29 4:45 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners are continuing their series of Town Hall meetings to let residents know more about the county budget situation.
4/29 4:35 a.m.Duchess Horse Sanctuary is holding their 2015 Spring Open House on May 30th.
4/29 4:25 a.m. Greater Douglas United Way has announced that the Pre-Application for their 2015 Community Impact Funding is now available.
4/29 4:15 a.m. The VA Roseburg Medical Center is holding the VA2KWalk and Roll on May 20th.
4/28 11:00 a.m. Shaun Lowry is set to be sentenced for manslaughter and six other charges Wednesday morning in Douglas County Circuit Court.
4/28 10:30 a.m. Mercy Medical Center says the hospital is receiving reports indicating that community members are getting prank phone calls saying that a loved one has been involved in an emergency.
4/28 10:20 a.m. The City of Roseburg Budget Committee begins a series of meetings on Tuesday night.
4//28 10:00 a.m. A Roseburg man is being held in Douglas County Jail after allegedly trespassing at a residence on Douglas Monday night..
4/28 9:30 a.m. The driver of a chip truck lost control of his vehicle Monday night and a section of Highway 42 near the Douglas/Coos County line was closed for about three hours.
4/28 9:00 a.m. The Winston-Dillard School District is investigating the possible misconduct of a staff member.
4/28 5:20 a.m. The Roseburg City Council has approved an ordinance regarding noise in the city.
4/28 5:10 a.m. The Sutherlin City Council has approved an ordinance placing a ban on marijuana dispensaries in Douglas County’s second largest city.
4/28 4:55 a.m. Staff with the Umpqua National Forest is holding a forest management plan revision listening session Tuesday night, April 28th in Roseburg.
4/28 4:35 a.m. The Douglas County Museum is offering local residents a chance to step into the past and live as a pioneer for a day.
4/28 4:25 a.m. The Oregon Department of Transportation is getting ready for the Oregon 138E Corridor Solutions project.
4/27 3:00 p.m. Battered Person’s Advocacy raised nearly $8,000 in Friday’s Walk-a-Mile In Her Shoes event.
4/27 1:15 p.m. The second man who escaped from the Shutter Creek Correctional Institution in North Bend has been captured.
4/25 11:00 a.m. An elderly Roseburg couple was hurt in a single vehicle accident Sunday afternoon.
4/25 10;10 a.m. One man who escaped from the Shutter Creek Correctional Institution in North Bend on Sunday is now in custody but authorities are still looking for the second man who got away.
4/25 10:00 a.m. A bicyclist was hurt after hitting a car in downtown Roseburg Friday night.
4/27 9:30 a.m. A Sutherlin woman was cited after a report from Oregon State Police says she lost control of her vehicle Sunday night on Interstate Five northbound about a mile south of the Winchester exit.
4/27 9:00 a.m. A horse died and a man was taken to the hospital following a car versus horse accident Saturday night.
4/27 5:40 a.m. Monday night’s Roseburg City Council meeting will include a vote on an ordinance that amends the city’s municipal code regarding the issue of noise.
4/27 5:15 a.m. Monday night the Sutherlin City Council will vote on enacting an ordinance that would place a ban on marijuana dispensaries in that community.
4/27 5:00 a.m. U.S. Senator Ron Wyden will have a town hall meeting in Douglas County later this week.
4/27 4:45 a.m. Beautiful spring days and great fishing has anglers coming out in droves to Lemolo Lake.
4/27 4:30 a.m. The American Red Cross is holding two blood drives in the area early this week.
4/26 6:00 p.m. Three area law enforcement agencies are looking for two men who escaped from the Shutter Creek Correctional facility in North Bend Sunday morning.
4/26 12:00 p.m. Tourism to Crater Lake National Park brought in over $61 million to the local economy in 2014.
4/26 11:00 a.m. Saturday’s March of Dimes Walk for Babies in Roseburg raised more than $30,000.
4/25 7:00 a.m. The Roseburg School Board has selected a new superintendent. Gerry Washburn will take the helm of the district on July first.
4/24 10:30 a.m. The Association of O&C Counties expressed disappointment Friday with the release of draft plans for managing O&C timberlands in western Oregon, by the Bureau of Land Management.
4/24 10:00 a.m. The Douglas County Clerk’s Office will have a change in office hours starting on May first.
4/24 9:45 a.m. The 50th annual Glide Wildflower Show is this Saturday and Sunday April 25th and 26th..
4/24 9:30 a.m. The Friends of the Umpqua Valley Police K9 programs are having the second annual Unleashed K9 event on Saturday April 25th at 4:00 p.m. at Legion Field in Roseburg.
4/24 9:00 a.m. Douglas County Public Works will close the Cavitt Creek Road at the Cavitt Creek Covered Bridge to all traffic starting on May 11th.
4/24 5:30 a.m. Three men have been arrested in an online sting operation by Myrtle Creek Police.
4/24 5:15 a.m. The Special Districts Election is coming on May 19th.
3/24 4:55 a.m. Saturday April 25th is National Astronomy Day and the Umpqua Astronomer’s Club of Douglas County will have a Star Party at Fir Grove Park.
4/24 4:30 a.m. A Native American sci-fi thriller is opening in Roseburg Friday.
4/24 4:15 a.m. The SMART reading program is looking for more volunteers.
4/23 4:15 p.m. Officials with the Oregon Department of Transportation are warning motorists traveling north on Interstate Five south of Cottage Grove to expect long delays as they drive northbound through a work zone this coming Sunday afternoon and evening.
4/23 4:00 p.m. The three finalists for the superintendent’s job in the Roseburg School District are spending Thursday in the district.
4/23 3:45 p.m. The Sutherlin City Council appears to be moving towards a ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in Douglas County’s second biggest city.
4/23 3:30 p.m. There was no decision Thursday, as families on both sides await the sentence in the manslaughter case against Shaun Lowry.
4/23 5:45 a.m. Sentencing is set for Thursday morning in Douglas County Circuit Court for a man who pled guilty to manslaughter and several other charges earlier this week.
4/23 5:15 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio has introduced legislation he says will help save the world’s last remaining African elephants and rhinoceros from poachers.
4/23 5:00 a.m. The State of the Timber Industry will be the focus of the next membership meeting of the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce.
4/23 4:45 a.m. This Saturday April 25th community members have the opportunity to enjoy a Mardi Gras themed dinner and auction at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
4/23 4:30 a.m. The Umpqua Community College Wooley Center is having a fund raiser for the Learning Garden.
4/22 10:45 a.m. The Umpqua National Forest has completed the final Environmental Assessment for its Travel Management Plan.
4/22 10:00 a.m. The 8th annual Walk-A-Mile in Her Shoes event is this Friday April 24th.
4/22 9:45 a.m. Auditions for the 2015 Oregon Musical Theatre Festival at Umpqua Community College will be held May 3rd and 5th.
4/22 9:30 a.m. Umpqua Community College will have an information night for people interested in learning more about their one year Dental Assistant certificate program.
4/22 9:00 a.m. State Senator Jeff Kruse and State Representative Wayne Krieger will have a series of Town Hall meetings on Saturday May 2nd.
4/22 5:45 a.m. The Sutherlin City Council will consider an ordinance that would prohibit marijuana dispensaries from locating in that city during a special city council meeting Wednesday night.
4/22 5:20 a.m. Phoenix Charter School is now recruiting for its Summer Oregon Youth Conservation Corps program.
4/22 5:05 a.m. An Oral Health Fair will be presented on Saturday at the Community Cancer Center.
4/22 4:50 a.m. Wednesday is Earth Day. The Douglas County Global Warming Coalition is presenting “Climate Change and the Health of our Ocean”.
4/22 4:40 a.m. Douglas County Senior Services is hosting a Senior Education Fair this Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m..
4/21 1:50 p.m. Lower than average snowfall and warm weather have prompted lodging and retail facilities at Crater Lake’s Mazama Village to open earlier than normal this year.
4/21 1:30 p.m. Coos County officials have released more information regarding the death of an on-duty sheriff’s deputy.
4/21 11:15 a.m. A Glide man is in jail charged with trying to rob a Roseburg business Monday night.
4/21 11:00 a.m. A Roseburg man pled guilty to manslaughter and six other charges against him and will face sentencing later in the week.
4/21 6:50 a.m. Sometimes you have to improvise. Roseburg Police did just that Monday night to get rush hour traffic moving on Garden Valley Boulevard.
4/21 5:35 a.m. Coos County officials say an on-duty deputy died Monday afternoon in an ATV accident.
4/21 5:25 a.m. Trial begins Tuesday morning for a Roseburg man accused of first degree manslaughter, second degree assault and other charges.
4/21 5:10 a.m. Wildlife Safari announced the birth of a new female cheetah club, Pancake recently. Now the game park is announcing the arrival of Pancake’s new puppy companion, Dayo.
4/21 5:00 a.m. The City of Roseburg Economic Development Commission is accepting applications for the funding of tourism related projects within the Roseburg area.
4/21 4:45 a.m. The public can meet the finalists for the superintendent’s position in the Roseburg School District on Thursday at Roseburg High School.
4/21 4:30 a.m. The Bureau of Land Management Roseburg District is now accepting campsite reservations for select campsites at Susan Creek Campground.
4/20 3:30 p.m. Oregon Governor Kate Brown declared drought emergencies in Baker and Wheeler counties on Monday due to drought, low snow pack levels and low water conditions.
4/20 2:15 p.m. The Cold Case Squad of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is looking for help from the public as part of their investigation of an unsolved homicide.
4/20 11:00 a.m. A Roseburg School District administrator has been selected to be the next principal at Roseburg High School.
4/20 10:45 a.m. A Roseburg man is in jail on burglary and menacing charges.
4/20 10:30 a.m. A Roseburg man was arrested for identity theft along with weapons charges and other counts Friday afternoon.
4/20 10:00 a.m. A Myrtle Creek man died Saturday night when the pickup he was driving rolled down an embankment several times on Packsaddle Lane, about four miles north of South Myrtle Road near Myrtle Creek.
4/20 9:45 a.m. Cascade Community Credit Union along with Wildlife Safari, are celebrating National Credit Union Youth Week through this Friday April 24th.
4/20 9:30 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: A southern Oregon financial institution is coming to Douglas County soon.
4/20 5:40 a.m. A Roseburg man who was a passenger in the wreck that took the lives of two people just over a week ago remains at Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend in Springfield
4/20 5:15 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: Umpqua Dairy Products swept the competition at the 104th annual Oregon Dairy Industries Conference in Salem April 14th and 15th.
4/20 5:00 a.m. The Friends of the Umpqua Valley Police K9 Programs will have their second annual Unleashed K9 Event on Saturday, April 25th.
4/20 4:45 a.m. It is that time of the year again. The Roseburg High School Class of 1985 will celebrate its 30th reunion July 17th-19th.
4/20 4:30 a.m. Things were not as bad as a week ago, but staff with the Oregon Department of Transportation dealt with another lengthy delay on Interstate Five northbound in the construction zone south of Cottage Grove Sunday afternoon.
4/17 6:30 p.m. The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Friday afternoon that Douglas Paxton will be the new director of the VA Roseburg Medical Center.
4/17 6:00 p.m. This weekend’s forecast for warm weather is bringing a fire threat to the area.
4/17 3:00 p.m. A two car accident Friday afternoon sent three people to Mercy Medical Center.
4/17 1:30 p.m. Staff with the Oregon Department of Transportation says that motorists heading northbound on Interstate Five between Rice Hill and Cottage Grove on Sunday should be ready for heavy traffic and congestion.
4/17 10:00 a.m. Three men were arrested by Roseburg Police Thursday morning after suspicious activity was reported at the Templin Beach boat ramp.
4/17 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg man is in jail after police claim he tried to run from officers during a traffic stop on Thursday morning.
4/17 9:00 a.m. The Umpqua Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is inviting all women veterans to a luncheon that will honor their service to the country.
4/17 5:30 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio is not happy with the introduction of so-called “fast track” legislation that he says would give President Obama the ability to push though major trade deals with little or no input from Congress:
4/17 5:10 a.m. The final candidates for the Roseburg School District Superintendent position have been selected and will meet with the Board of Trustees and the public next Thursday April 23rd.
4/17 4:55 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: Cascade Community Credit Union will have the Grand Opening for its new branch on Garden Valley Boulevard on Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
4/17 4:40 a.m. The 15th annual Earth Day & Energy Fair is Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
4/17 4:30 a.m. Wildlife Safari will have the 11th annual “Celebrate Children” event on Saturday April 25th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Safari Village.
4/16 10:30 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners will be coming to Oakland for their next Town Hall meeting on Tuesday April 21st.
4/16 10:00 a.m. A transient cited for drinking in public did not spend time in jail because he had had too much to drink.
4/16 9:30 a.m. A Myrtle Creek man is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to multiple sex crimes charges.
4/16 9:00 a.m. In the KQEN Cultural Spotlight: Umpqua Community College will show another production from National Theatre Live.
4/16 5:15 a.m. The Association of O&C Counties says they are thankful that both the House and Senate have agreed to a two-year extension of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act.
4/16 4:50 a.m. The Oregon Department of Transportation plans to make several changes to improve the flow of traffic through a freeway work zone south of Cottage Grove.
4/15 2:45 p.m. Douglas County Commissioners have agreed to implement fees for people using the county landfill.
4/15 1:30 p.m. The 15th annual Douglas County Earth Day & Energy Fair is this Saturday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds..
4/15 1:15 p.m. The Community Cancer Center will open its doors to the public to celebrate the successful installation and certification of the most advanced radiotherapy treatment technology available in the healthcare industry.
4/14 11:15 a.m. Five people from Grants Pass have been detained following the overnight burglary of one Roseburg area market,and an attempt to break into a second store.
4/15 10:30 a.m. The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has awarded $20,000 to the HIV Alliance.
4/15 10:00 a.m. Staff with the Umpqua National Forest will host a forest management plan listening session on April 28th in Roseburg.
4/15 9:30 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: A Jackson County based financial institution is getting set to open a branch in Roseburg.
4/15 9:00 a.m. The Douglas Timber Operators will hear from Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy Joe Thornton at their next meeting.
4/15 5:30 a.m. Tuesday night the U.S. Senate approved a two-year extension of the Secure Rural Schools program.
4/15 5:00 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners will take another look at charging fees for those who use both the landfill and transfer sites around the county when they meet Wednesday morning. .
4/15 4:45 a.m. In the KQEN Cultural Spotlight: The 42 annual spring concert of the Roseburg Concert Chorale will be presented three times this month.
4/14 12:00 p.m. The second passenger in the wreck that claimed the lives of two Roseburg residents over the weekend remains hospitalized at Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend in Springfield.
4/14 11:00 a.m. The search for a man missing and presumed drowned is continuing along the Umpqua River.
4/14 10:40 a.m. A pre-trial hearing for a man accused of first degree manslaughter, second degree assault and other charges was held on Monday afternoon in Douglas County Circuit Court.
4/14 10:25 a.m. Phoenix Charter School is now recruiting for the Summer Oregon Youth Conservation Corps program.
4/14 10:10 a.m. The Southern Oregon Winery Association has selected a new manager.
4/14 9:50 a.m. Staff with the Oregon Department of Transportation is investigating what led to the long delays on Interstate Five northbound between Rice Hill and a few miles south of Cottage Grove on Sunday afternoon.
4/14 9:30 a.m. A bicyclist and a car collided Monday afternoon in the parking lot of the Garden Valley Shopping Center.
4/14 9:00 a.m. A Roseburg woman was arrested on 15 charges Monday afternoon following an investigation by the Roseburg Police Department.
4/14 5:45 a.m. A retired vice-president of Umpqua Community College has been picked to be the next member of the Roseburg City Council.
4/14 4:45 a.m. RHS PRIDE Night is Tuesday night at the Roseburg High Student Center.
4/14 4:30 a.m. Some students in the North Douglas School District are getting free dental care from the South Lane Children’s Dental Clinic in Cottage Grove.
4/14 4:20 a.m. An auction held by the Sutherlin Rotary Club raised $80,000 on April 10th.
4/13 11:15 a.m. One of the finalists to be the next principal at Roseburg High School recently resigned his position as Superintendent with the Vale School District.
4/13 10:30 a.m. A Sutherlin man is missing and presumed drowned in the Umpqua River.
4/13 10:00 a.m. A Roseburg man was taken to jail Monday morning following an overnight disturbance in the 800 block of Sunset just before 2:30 a.m.
4/13 9:30 a.m. A new member of the Roseburg City Council will be selected on Monday night.
4/13 9:00 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: The new branch of Cascade Community Credit Union is now open.
4/13 5:30 a.m. Two people are dead, one adult was seriously injured and a toddler escaped serious injury in an accident next to Highway 138 east, about 40 miles east of Roseburg that was discovered on Sunday afternoon.
4/13 5:00 a.m. On Friday Congressman Peter DeFazio joined Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley in Josephine County to celebrate the expansion of the Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve.
4/13 4:50 a.m. Through Saturday it’s National Animal Control Appreciation Week.
4/13 4:30 a.m. Umpqua Valley Christian School will its sixth annual dinner and auction on Saturday May 2nd at the Douglas County Fairgrounds in Roseburg.
4/12 4:30 p.m. The Oregon Department of Transportation says northbound drivers near exit 162 in the Drain area should expect major congestion in the construction zone.
4/12 4:15 p.m. Preliminary information from Oregon State Police indicates that two people are dead and two others may have been injured after a vehicle left Highway 138 just east of Steamboat and went into the North Umpqua River Sunday afternoon.
4/12 3:30 p.m. A teen from Drain was killed in a single vehicle accident Saturday on Highway 38 near milepost 49.
4/12 6:30 a.m. Supermarket Saturday brought in nearly 17, 000 pounds of food to help the food bank operated by the United Community Action Network.
4/10 11:15 a.m. A 52 year old man is in the Douglas County Jail following two incidents at a home on Nonpareil Road on Thursday.
4/10 11:00 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners are continuing their series of town hall meetings regarding the county’s budget situation.
4/10 10:45 a.m. A Roseburg man is in jail after police say they found him in possession of methamphetamine at the Stewart Park Pavillion Thursday night.
4/10 10:20 a.m. A fundraiser for the Roseburg Kuki City Student Exchange Program will be held on Saturday.
4/10 10:00 a.m. An opportunity for people to buy fresh produce directly from the farmer is the topic for a meeting Tuesday night at First United Methodist Church in Roseburg.
4/10 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg cyclist is in a Eugene area hospital after being hit by a car Thursday afternoon.
4/10 5:45 a.m. The three candidates to be the next principal at Roseburg High School shared their ideas about education during a “meet and greet” for the community on Thursday night.
4/10 5:20 a.m. The Days Creek School Board has selected a new superintendent. Dr. Mark Angle, the current student success coordinator for the district, will lead the district starting in July.
4/10 5:00 a.m. A 24 year old man is heading to prison after being convicted of manslaughter in the death of a Myrtle Creek man in October of 2013.
4/10 4:30 a.m. The United Community Action Network is hoping to gather 80,000 pounds of food Satur
4/9 2:00 p.m. A Myrtle Creek woman was hurt in a two vehicle crash on Interstate Five northbound on Thursday morning.
4/9 1:00 p.m. Two Marshfield High School administrators are embroiled in a tense situation that is drawing attention from students and attorneys..
4/9 10:30 a.m. A Keiser man is in the Coos County Jail on multiple charges after being detained by police on Wednesday night.
4/9 9:30 a.m. A missing Fairview, Oregon woman has a Roseburg connection.
4/9 9:00 a.m. Umpqua Community College continues its 2014-2015 Faculty Lecture Series April 22nd and 23rd.
4/9 5:15 a.m. The Roseburg School District is holding a “meet and greet” event for the community to get to know the three Roseburg High School principal candidates who have been picked as finalists for that position.
4/9 5:00 a.m. The Area Health Education Center of Southwest Oregon and Mercy Medical Center will have Diagnosis Day 2015 this Saturday.
4/9 4:30 a.m. The 50th annual Glide Wildflower Show is coming April 25th and 26th.
4/8 4:00 p.m. People giving to Greater Douglas United Way helped the agency to raise just over $1 million dollars in its 2014-2015 “One Million Reasons to Give Campaign”.
4/8 3:30 p.m. The Roseburg City Council accepted draft action items suggested by city staff and added a couple more during a special meeting on Tuesday afternoon.
4/8 2015 2:00 p.m. The Community Cancer Center in Roseburg will have an open house for the public on Thursday April 16th.
4/8 11:15 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners accepted the final report on findings about Public Health in the county during the weekly meeting Wednesday morning.
4/8 10:30 a.m. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is starting an evaluation of the status of the northern spotted owl, as required by the Endangered Species Act.
4/8 9:30 a.m. The Roseburg School Board has announced that four finalists have been selected for further consideration to be the district’s next superintendent starting in July of this year.
4/8 9:00 a.m. The Douglas County Landfill will be the topic of the next Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce membership meeting.
4/8 5:20 a.m. It’s a big effort to gather lots of food for people in need in Douglas County. Supermarket Saturday is this weekend in Roseburg.
4/8 4:50 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners will receive the final report on findings about Public Health in the county during its weekly meeting Wednesday morning.
4/7 2:00 p.m. About 200 members of the Oregon Army National Guard will conduct on-the-ground training exercises this coming weekend at the Toketee Air Strip on the Umpqua National Forest.
4/7 1:30 p.m. A funeral for a retired Sutherlin Police officer who passed away recently while working in Haiti will be held Wednesday afternoon.
4/7 10:35 a.m. A woman in the Green area reported that she was robbed on Monday afternoon.
4/7 10:20 a.m. A Roseburg man is in jail after an incident near the corner of Chestnut and Walnut on Monday afternoon.
4/7 10:15 a.m. A Roseburg woman is in jail following a disturbance at Mercy Medical Center on Monday afternoon.
4/7 10:00 a.m. An Idleyld Park man is in jail following a disturbance apparently fueled by Monday morning’s power outage in that part of Douglas County.
4/7 9:30 a.m. The Roseburg School District is holding a community meeting on Thursday night so that patrons can meet the top three candidates applying to be the next principal of Roseburg High School.
4/7 9:15 a.m. Douglas Timber Operators will have their next meeting on Thursday April 9th at 7:00 a.m.
4/7 9:00 a.m. The Douglas County Public Works Department will be closing Old Highway 99N at the Oakland Bridge on Monday April 20th.
4/7 5:20 a.m. The Coos County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a bomb threat at the county courthouse in Coquille..
4/7 5:05 a.m. The Umpqua Valley Wine Growers are getting ready for their spring Barrel Tours.
4/7 4:55 a.m. The City of Roseburg Fire Department will begin issuing residential burn permits starting on April 15th.
4/7 4:40 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: ComSpan Communications INC. has named a new President and Chief Operating Officer.
4/6 3:30 p.m. Governor Kate Brown has declared drought emergencies in three more Oregon counties due to low water levels and record low snow pack.
4/6 3:30 p.m. Governor Kate Brown has declared drought emergencies in three more Oregon counties due to low water levels and record snow pack.
4/6 3:15 p.m. Tickets for reserve seats at this year’s Douglas County Fair are on sale and Fairgrounds Director Harold Phillips appears pleased with the initial response.
4/6 11:15 a.m. Power has been fully restored to nearly 2,400 customers of Pacific Power in Douglas County.
4/6 11:00 a.m. Deputies from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office arrested the 37 year old tenant of a mobile home that caught fire late Sunday morning in Green.
4/6 10:15 a.m. One person was hurt in a two car accident in downtown Roseburg Sunday at 12:00 p.m.
4/6 10:00 a.m. Three people were arrested on charges of burglary and third degree assault by Roseburg Police early Sunday morning.
4/6 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg woman was arrested Friday night and charged with strangulation.
4/6 9:00 a.m. Those attending the upcoming Earth Day and Energy Fair at the Douglas County Fairgrounds will be able to help the UCAN Food Bank at the same time.
4/6 5:30 a.m. As of 5:30 a.m. the Glide School District is on a two-hour delay due to the power outage that continues in the Glide and surrounding areas.
4/6 5:20 a.m. The Sutherlin City Council will consider placing restrictions on where medical marijuana dispensaries or marijuana retail stores can be located in that city, during its meeting Monday night.
4/6 4:50 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners will make a fiscal presentation to two city councils in the county on Monday night.
4/6 4:40 a.m. Umpqua Watersheds will have a free town hall meeting to discuss health issues related to herbicide and pesticide use in the local area.
4/6 4:30 a.m. The South-Central Oregon Early Learning Hub is offering a “training of the trainer” session of Make Parenting a Pleasure in Roseburg.
4/6 3:45 a.m. Power remains out for nearly 2,400 customers of Pacific Power in Douglas County. Reports say the outages began at around 9:30 p.m. on Sunday night.
4/4 7:00 a.m. A Roseburg area man and a woman from Lebanon died in a head-on collision on Highway 34 in Linn County on Friday afternoon.
4/3 10:30 a.m. This is Easter weekend and a number of related activities are going on around the Umpqua Valley:
4/3 10:00 a.m. Next Saturday April 11th the Bureau of Land Management is hosting an Arbor Week event at the Stewart Park Pavilion in Roseburg.
4/3 9:45 a.m. U.S. Senator Ron Wyden has two town hall meetings in southwest Oregon set for next week.
4/3 9:40 a.m. No one was hurt but there was property damage in an unusual accident Thursday afternoon in Roseburg.
4/3 9:00 a.m. A Roseburg woman was taken to Mercy Medical Center after jumping off the Oak Street Bridge in downtown Roseburg Thursday afternoon.
4/3 6:00 a.m. A Glendale woman is in jail after a standoff with police that lasted for several hours on Thursday afternoon.
4/3 5:15 a.m. Wildlife Safari saw a big jump in attendance during last week’s Spring Break.
4/3 4:50 a.m. Douglas County’s longest running free music concert series Music in the Park has announced its entertainment line-up for 2015.
4/3 4:35 a.m. The Friends of the Umpqua Valley Police K9 Programs will present the second annual Unleashed K9 Event on Saturday April 25th at Legion Field in Stewart Park.
4/3 4:15 a.m. A Frost Advisory is in effect for parts of the region through 9:00 a.m. Friday morning.
4/2 2:00 p.m. The question of whether to charge fees for people using the Douglas County Landfill and transfer sites is again going in front of the Douglas County Board of Commissioners.
4/2 11:15 a.m. A Roseburg man is in the Douglas County Jail following a police chase that ended when the man drove onto railroad tracks and struck a passing train.
4/2 11:00 a.m. The Douglas County Oral Health Action Group will present its inaugural Oral Health Fair on Saturday April 25th
4/2 10:00 a.m. The Roseburg Senior Center has set a date for the Grand Opening of the facility in its new building.
4/2 9:30 a.m. Teleheath Education Delivered is a vehicle that is coming to VA Roseburg Healthcare System on April 16th from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
4/2 5:20 a.m. Motorists using Interstate Five between the Oregon 38 junction and the south Cottage Grove exit should expect lane closures between April 6th and May 21st as work begins on the final stage of the Martin Creek-Anlauf paving project.
4/2 5:00 a.m. Mercy Foundation has received a $40,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to support its Healthy Kids Outreach Program in Douglas County.
4/2 4:45 a.m. The Bureau of Land Management has released information about when campgrounds on the Roseburg District will be open:
4/2 4:00 a.m. In the KQEN Cultural Spotlight: The Art Gallery at Umpqua Community College is presenting The Bicycle Eclectic.
4/1 3:00 p.m. The VA Roseburg Healthcare System has two Town Hall meetings this week.
4/1 11:00 a.m. The line has begun for reserved seat tickets for concerts at this year’s Douglas County Fair.
4/1 10:00 a.m. Douglas Electric Cooperative members will hold their annual meeting this Saturday April 4th at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
4/1 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg man was arrested on charges of identity theft, computer crime, fraudulent use of a credit card and third degree theft, on Tuesday afternoon.