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 next 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.
4/1 5:45 a.m. A former North Bend resident has been sentenced to serve 400 months on rape convictions.
4/1 5:20 a.m. Sutherlin Police Chief Kirk Sanfilippo has announced the recent passing of retired Sergeant Joseph Felix.
4/1 5:00 a.m. The first Geoffroy’s Marmosets to be born at Wildlife Safari came into the world on March 23rd.
4/1 4:50 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: Umpqua Dairy has been named as a finalist for five National Excellence Awards.
4/1 4:30 a.m. Supermarket Saturday is returning to Roseburg on April 11th.
3/31 11:15 a.m. Two people have applied for a vacant seat on the Roseburg City Council.
3/31 10:40 a.m. A Glide woman was hurt when she was involved in a two vehicle accident at 12:00 p.m. on Monday.
3/31 10:30 a.m. Three people were hurt in a head-on crash Monday morning in the 2000 block of Little River Road near Glide.
3/31 9:40 a.m. An Oakland motorcyclist was hurt when the motorcycle he was riding was rear ended on Garden Valley Boulevard on Monday afternoon.
3/31 9:30 a.m. A Riddle man was cited for reckless driving after he crashed his motorcycle in the parking lot of a store in the 3000 block of Stewart Parkway on Monday night.
3/31 9:00 a.m. Reserved seat concert tickets for this year’s Douglas County Fair go on sale this Saturday.
3/31 5:30 a.m. The City of Sutherlin is looking to restrict where medical marijuana dispensaries or marijuana retail stores can be located inside that city.
3/31 4:50 a.m. The Glide Wildflower Show will celebrate its 50th year April 25th and 26th at the Glide Community Center.
3/31 4:30 a.m. The Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance Program will offer a Medicare 101 training class.
3/30 11:00 a.m. A public forum on the State of Public Health in Douglas County is set for Tuesday night in the Ford Community Room of the Douglas County Library in Roseburg.
3/30 10:30 a.m. A Roseburg man accidently shot himself in the thigh after leaving a Roseburg establishment early Saturday morning.
3/30 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg man was cited and released for disorderly conduct following an incident early Saturday morning on Northeast Jackson in Roseburg.
3/30 9:00 a.m. Douglas County Fire District No. 2 will be flushing, testing and maintaining fire hydrants in the district from April 13th through May 1st.
3/30 5:30 a.m. The National Weather Service is forecasting a rapid change in the weather for the Umpqua Valley starting early Tuesday.
3/30 5:00 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners will talk about the county’s budget during a series of public meetings scheduled between April 9th and May 18th.
3/30 4:40 a.m. An Umpqua Valley winery won fifteen medals at last week’s Great Northwest Wine Competition in Hood River.
3/29 6:00 a.m. A mobile home in north Roseburg sustained extensive interior damage in a fire Saturday afternoon.
3/28 10:00 a.m. Grants Pass Police have detained a man who is believed to be the person who robbed the downtown branch of U.S. Bank in Roseburg on Friday afternoon.
3/28 6:30 a.m. Roseburg Police are looking for a man that reportedly robbed the downtown branch of U.S. Bank Friday afternoon.
3/27 3:15 p.m. What was once Douglas Community Hospital will become the new home for the Oregon Department of Human Services in about eighteen months
3/27 11:30 a.m. A former North Bend man was found guilty on Thursday on six counts of rape in the first degree.
3/27 11:00 a.m. New applicants and people who need to recertify their eligibility for the disabled or senior citizen property tax deferral programs have less than three weeks to file their paperwork.
3/27 10:45 a.m. The Roseburg City Council will have a special meeting on April 7th. The meeting is being called as part of an ongoing process regarding goal setting for the city.
3/27 10: 00 a.m. Several people were hurt in a four car accident Thursday afternoon on Interstate Five southbound a mile north of Rice Hill.
3/27 9:30 a.m. While hopes were up that the U.S. Senate would vote on Medicare legislation that includes an extension to the Safety Net before leaving on its Easter Recess, that didn’t take place.
3/27 6:00 a.m. Oregon State Police have arrested the suspect in a Grants Pass area shooting that happened on Tuesday.
3/27 5:30 a.m. Documentary film makers Marc Waszkiewicz and Lea Jones are bringing their multi-media presentation to Roseburg on Sunday.
3/27 5:00 a.m. The Annual Spring Fair starts Friday afternoon at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. This year marks the 40th anniversary for the event.
3/26 11:15 a.m. A two year extension of the Secure Rural Schools Program is a step closer.
3/26 10:30 a.m. A Roseburg woman hurt in a wreck that killed the vehicle’s driver remains hospitalized.
3/26 10:15 a.m. This may be the most unusual reason for a citation in recent memory.
3/26 10:00 a.m. A Troutdale, Oregon man is in the Douglas County Jail after being detained late Wednesday night.
3/26 9:30 a.m. A day off from the Oregon State Legislature is giving lawmakers a chance to talk to residents of their districts.
3/26 9:00 a.m. One person was hurt in a two-vehicle accident on Wednesday afternoon.
3/26 6:00 a.m. Country, classic rock and alternative metal will be featured at this summer’s Douglas County Fair.
3/26 5:30 a.m. The City of Roseburg hopes to add a Compliance Officer in its new budget.
3/26 5:15 a.m. Douglas County’s Foster Care Review Panel will host a public forum on foster care.
3/26 5:00 a.m. Battered Persons’ Advocacy is having the 8th annual Walk-A-Mile In Her Shoes event on Friday April 24th.
3/26 4:50 a.m. The March of Dimes biggest fundraiser to help babies be born healthy is happening in Roseburg April 25th.
3/25 11:00 a.m. KQEN Looks at the Economy: Oregon’s private employers were looking to fill about 45,000 job vacancies at any given time during 2014.
3/25 9:30 a.m. Unseasonably warm weather and low snow pack has created early recreational opportunities in the Umpqua National Forest.
3/25 5:30 a.m. Oregon State Police say a Roseburg woman was killed and her passenger was seriously injured after the car she was driving failed to stop when it was leaving Interstate Five southbound on Tuesday afternoon.
3/25 5:00 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio praised the Department of Veterans Affairs on Tuesday after the agency announced that it would change the 40-mile calculation used to determine the distance between a veteran’s residence and the nearest VA medical facility.
3/25 4:45 a.m. Staff with the Douglas County Fairgrounds will announce the headline entertainment for the 2015 fair on Wednesday night.
3/25 4:30 a.m. The office of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission is getting ready to move to a new location as of April first.
3/24 6:00 p.m. Oregon State Police have released more information on Tuesday afternoon’s fatal accident just off of Interstate Five at the Winchester exit north of Roseburg.
3/24 3:45 p.m. Douglas County Commissioner Chris Boice will offer a fiscal presentation in place of the regular weekly commissioner’s meeting Wednesday morning.
3/24 2:00 p.m. Oregon State Police are investigating a fatal accident that took place at the Del Rio Road off-ramp from Interstate Five southbound Tuesday afternoon.
3/24 10:30 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio says he has secured a two-year extension of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self Determination Act.
3/24 10:00 a..m. The U.S. Forest Service is hosting a public meeting April 2nd to work on the strategic restoration plan for the federal mitigation fund that was established by the licensing of the North Umpqua Hydroelectric project.
3/24 9:30 a.m. The annual Spring Fair is turning 40 years old. The event sponsored by the Innerspace Family is happening this Friday through Sunday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
3/24 9:00 a.m. She didn’t get far but a Roseburg woman is accused of briefly driving an ambulance at Mercy Medical Center on Monday afternoon.
3/24 5:40 a.m. The Roseburg City Council heard the annual report from the Visitors Bureau as part of its Monday night meeting.
3/24 5:15 a.m. Two Douglas County legislators will have a series of Town Hall meetings this Friday March 27th.
3/24 4:55 a.m. Saving Grace Pet Adoption Center is extending their “”Priceless Cats” promotion.
3/24 4:45 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: The Young Entrepreneur Society of Roseburg is having their monthly Pub Talk on Wednesday night.
3/24 4:30 a.m. Two women were arrested by Roseburg Police on multiple drug charges Sunday night.
3/23 4:45 p.m. A Scottsburg man has been arrested on attempted murder charges after he allegedly fired shots at an 83-year-old man’s car on Sunday night, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
3/23 4:30 p.m. A 22-year-old Lincoln City man was arrested early Saturday morning after a lengthy attempt to elude Roseburg police officers and Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies.
3/23 5:20 a.m. It’s a light agenda for the Roseburg City Council when they meet on Monday night.
3/23 5:00 a.m. Peer Power Prevention is holding the third annual Art of Prevention Art Contest and Art Show.
3/23 4:50 a.m. The Oregon State Police and the Oregon Department of Transportation are teaming up to keep spring break travelers safe on the state’s roads this year.
3/23 4:35 a.m. Through this Saturday March 28th its Whale Watch Week on the Oregon coast.
3/23 4:25 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight:Startup Weekend Roseburg is coming April 24th through the 26th at Umpqua Community College.
3/23 4:10 a.m. In the KQEN Cultural Spotlight: Umpqua Community College will present a National Theater Live broadcast, coming from London on April 2nd and April 4th.
3/20 1:30 p.m. The cost of operating the Douglas County Landfill will be the topic of the next membership meeting of the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce.
3/20 11:15 a.m. Roseburg City Manager Lance Colley says the spring and summer calendar is filled with projects happening in and near the downtown area.
3/20 10:30 a.m. Staff with the Douglas County Fairgrounds is set to announce the headline entertainment for this summer’s Douglas County Fair.
3/20 10:00 a.m. Oregon Senator Ron Wyden attached an amendment to the federal budget bill on Thursday in an attempt to restore help for cash strapped rural communities in the state.
3/20 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg juvenile was hurt when her car flipped upside down on Stewart Parkway Thursday afternoon at about 3:45 p.m.
3/20 9:00 a.m. Roseburg Police arrested a woman for meth possession on Thursday night.
3/20 5:30 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners are holding a series of town hall meetings to explain the county budget situation.
3/20 5:00 a.m. The Umpqua Valley Roundup Hell on Hooves Roughstock Rodeo is this Saturday March 21st at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
3/20 4:40 a.m. In the KQEN Cultural Spotlight: Now through May first the Umpqua Valley Arts Center is featuring several new exhibits.
3/19 4:00 p.m. The Roseburg School Board agreed to exempt the district from the regular competitive bid process for public contracts and allow it to use a Construction Manager/General Contractor method, for the upcoming replacement of the gym roof at Roseburg High School.
3/19 10:45 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: Cascade Community Credit Union has announced that Robert Dempsey has been selected as its new Chief Executive Officer.
3/19 10:15 a.m. A 71 year old Roseburg woman is in jail charged with forgery.
3/19 10:00 a.m. Two people were hurt in a noon time wreck at the corner of Stewart Parkway and Mulholland Drive on Wednesday.
3/19 9;45 a.m. A Roseburg man with a history of assaulting and threatening to kill police was arrested by authorities on Wednesday morning.
3/19 9:30 a.m. Fire fighters from the Douglas Forest Protective Association and the Glendale Fire Department dealt with a small fire within the Douglas Complex Fire Scar on Wednesday night.
3/19 9:00 a.m. Roseburg High School has picked up another championship.
3/19 5:40 a.m. Officials with the Roseburg School District are concerned about the potential amount of state funding that may be coming for the 2015-2016 school year.
3/19 4:50 a.m. A few pies in the face and one shaved head wrapped up the fund raising events for the 2014-2015 campaign for Greater Douglas United Way.
3/18 1:30 p.m. The Umpqua Valley Steam Hub has recently awarded a number of mini-grants to educational groups in the county.
3/18 12:00 p.m. In the KQEN business spotlight: The Young Entrepreneurs Society of Roseburg will have its March Entrepreneur Pub Talk on Wednesday night March 25th at 5:00 p.m.
3/18 11:30 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners approved all the items on their agenda during the Wednesday morning meeting.
3/18 10:00 a.m. Three people were arrested after leaving a Roseburg residence during an incident Tuesday night.
3/18 9:00 a.m. The American Association of Retired Persons in Oregon is looking for volunteers who want to advocate, educate and engage Oregonians.
3/18 6:45 a.m. The Douglas County Career Expo is happening on Wednesday.
3/18 5:40 a.m. Greater Douglas United Way is having its annual Pie in the Face fundraiser Wednesday afternoon.
3/18 5:20 a.m. Members of the Oregon State Police SWAT team detained a Blue River man Tuesday night following a stand-off that began several hours earlier.
3/18 5:00 a.m. The Roseburg School Board is set to have a public hearing as part of its meeting Wednesday night.
3/18 4:50 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners are having their weekly meeting Wednesday morning.
3/17 11:00 a.m. Governor Kate Brown has declared a drought emergency in Malheur and Lake Counties, due to dry conditions, low snowpack and a lack of precipitation.
3/17 10:40 a.m.. Winston Police are investigating an apparent suicide at Riverbend Park.
3/17 10:30 a..m. Oregon’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.8 percent in February. That’s down from 6.3 percent in January.
3/17 10:00 a.m. A Roseburg man was cited following an alleged hit and run incident in Roseburg on Monday morning..
3/17 9:30 a.m. Two people were hurt in a two car accident on Monday afternoon.
3/17 5:30 a.m. Tuesday is Saint Patrick’s Day. Oregon State Police is partnering with local police and sheriff’s departments throughout Oregon by targeting drunk and impaired drivers during Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations.
3/17 5:05 a.m. Crews from the Winston-Dillard Fire Department and Douglas County Fire District No. 2 dealt with a fire at the Dillard plant of Roseburg Forest Products on Monday afternoon.
3/17 4:50 a.m. Hoping to find permanent homes for the many cats that are now available for adoption, Saving Grace Pet Adoption Center is letting adopters name their own adoption fees for cats one year of age and older.
3/17 4:30 a.m. Battered Persons’ Advocacy will have the 8th annual 2015 Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event on Friday April 24th.
3/17 4:20 a.m. The South Umpqua High Booster Club will have its Spring Sports Auction 2015 coming up soon.
3/16 11:15 a.m. A Cave Junction man is in jail after Roseburg Police claim he tried to elude capture on Friday night.
3/16 11:00 a.m. A California woman was hurt in a two vehicle accident Saturday morning at the corner of Oak and Pine in downtown Roseburg.
3/16 10:00 a.m. Roseburg’s Veterans of Foreign War Post 2468 is welcoming documentary film makers Marc Waszkiewicz and Lea Jones for a live multi-media performance on March 29th.
3/16 9:30 a.m. The VA Roseburg Health Care System is continuing a series of Town Hall meetings.
3/16 9:00 a.m. The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department will host its spring Whale Watch Week starting this Saturday March 21st.
3/16 5:45 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: The Safety Programs and Maintenance Manager for Orenco Systems Corporation received a statewide honor last week.
3/16 5:20 a.m. Douglas County Public Health is holding a forum regarding the State of Public Health in the county.
3/16 5:00 a.m. The Ford Family Foundation has announced that it will partner with and provide funding to eleven non-profits in Oregon and Siskiyou County, California to deliver Protect Our Children, a program to prevent child sexual abuse.
3/16 4:50 a.m. The Umpqua Valley Chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America will have a Welcome Home event for veterans of the Vietnam War.
3/16 4:40 a.m. A top official of the National Audubon Society is coming to Roseburg.
3/14 6:00 a.m. There is a new baby cheetah at Wildlife Safari.
3/13 2:30 p.m. Roseburg Police arrested an alleged heroin dealer on Thursday afternoon.
3/13 2:15 p.m. Greater Douglas United Way is having its final fund raising event for the 2014-2015 campaign on Wednesday March 18th.
3/13 11:30 a.m. The VA Roseburg Healthcare System has announced the selection of a new Chief of Staff.
3/13 11:00 a.m. The Roseburg School District is moving forward with plans to replace the gym roof at Roseburg High School this coming summer.
3/13 9:30 a.m. Local drone enthusiasts are joining people around the world in celebrating International Drone Day on Saturday.
3/13 9:00 a.m. You can support youth in 4-H by enjoying some food on Saturday.
3/13 5:15 a.m. NeighborWorks Umpqua has announced that Merten Bangemann-Johnson will take over as CEO for the non-profit organization.
3/13 4:45 a.m. The Douglas Forest Protective Association is encouraging home owners to perform simple landscape maintenance to protect their house from a wildfire this summer.
3/13 4:30 a.m. The 17th annual Saint Paddy’s Day Grub and Pub Crawl is this Saturday.
3/13 4:15 a.m. The Douglas County Water Resources Advisory Board has a vacancy and Douglas County Commissioners are looking to fill that seat.
3/12 1:30 p.m. Douglas County Commissioners are accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Salmon Habitat Improvement Program.
3/12 11:00 a.m. The Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport is getting ready for spring break.
3/12 10:20 a.m. The Oregon Employer Council Douglas County is presenting the Douglas County Career Expo next Wednesday March 18th at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
3/12 9:30 a.m. Roseburg Police arrested a California man on multiple charges following a stop on Wednesday night.
3/12 9:00 a.m. This may be the most unusual police report from recent days.
3/12 5:30 a.m. The body of a man who had been missing since 2011 has been found southeast of Cottage Grove.
3/12 5:15 a.m. The Douglas County SMART Program has received a $2,500 grant from the Noble B. Goettel Trust.
3/12 5:00 a.m. A local winery won big at a recent wine competition. The Savor NW Wine Competition gave medals to all fourteen wines entered by Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards.
3/11 5:00 p.m. The Umpqua Community College Board of Trustees voted unanimously Wednesday afternoon to name the new Health, Nursing and Science Center, soon to be built, in honor of Bonnie Ford.
3/11 4:20 p.m. Douglas County Public Health will have a forum to receive input from the public regarding the state of public health in Douglas County.
3/11 3:30 p.m. The Douglas County SMART Reading Program is hosting its annual fundraiser Thursday night at the Lang Center at the Southern Oregon Wine Institute of Umpqua Community College.
3/11 10:50 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio is holding a series of meetings this week as part of what he is calling Transportation Week.
3/11 9:30 a.m. A little work still remains as crews from Pacific Power deal with the aftermath of a pole that was hit on Tuesday afternoon.