4/24 2:00 p.m. Oregon State Police and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office are asking for help from the public in finding a dangerous wanted felon who avoided capture on Wednesday
4/24 11:00 a.m. A Douglas County man will spend the next 75 months in prison after being sentenced on two counts of first degree sex abuse on Wednesday.
4/24 10:30 a.m. Part of the Green District lost power for close to an hour Thursday morning after a pole caught on fire.
4/24 10:00 a.m. The Roseburg Police K9 teams are having an “Unleashed” K9 demonstration Saturday afternoon at 1:00 p.m.
4/24 9:30 a.m. A California man is in the Douglas County Jail after police say he was trespassing at Roseburg High School on Wednesday morning.
4/24 5:30 a.m. This Saturday the YMCA of Douglas County will have its Healthy Kids Day.
4/24 5:00 a.m. Oregon State Police are asking for help from the public as they try to find a missing and possibly endangered man last seen April 18th in the Wolf Creek area of Josephine County.
4/24 5:00 a.m. Thursday afternoon Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber will join with members of the Oregon Food Bank Network, the Oregon Farm Bureau, and elected officials for a ceremonial signing of Senate Bill 1541.
4/23 3:00 p.m. The Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce will have its annual State of the Timber Industry meeting on May 12th.
4/23 11:00 a.m. A Roseburg woman is in the Douglas County Jail after police claim she was found to be in possession of methamphetamine.
4/23 10:30 a.m. The Lookingglass Rural Fire District Board can now legally meet and conduct business once again.
4/23 10:00 a.m. Two parents are in the Douglas County Jail after authorities say blood tests found that their two year old child had methamphetamine in her system
4/23 9:30 a.m. Two brothers are in the Douglas County Jail after fighting with each other. A report from Roseburg Police says that Anthony and Dorian Rodriguez were involved in two separate fights.
4/23 6:00 a.m. Oregon State Police are still asking for help from the public as they try to identify the suspect involved in the late March shooting of a fawn deer in Douglas County.
4/23 5:30 a.m. Casa de Belen has received a grant to further develop and implement their Resident Mentor Program.
4/23 5:15 a.m. The Shaw Heart and Vascular Center at Mercy Medical Center has received a grant from the Walden W. and Jean Young Shaw Foundation, to purchase electrophysiology and vascular equipment that will help enhance the programs the hospital provides to residents of Douglas County.
4/23 5:00 a.m. A candidate for the Oregon House has received the endorsement of a former Oregon Governor.
4/23 4:30 a.m. U.S. Senator Ron Wyden will hold a news conference with members of the Oregon Brewers Guild and representatives of agriculture on Thursday.
4/22 2:00 p.m. With the May Primary Election only weeks away, some ballots have already gone out.
4/22 1:30 p.m. The League of Women Voters of the Umpqua Valley will have a forum for the candidates running for Douglas County Commissioner.
4/22 11:00 a.m. Douglas County government will have to spend over a quarter of a million dollars to purchase new computers, and update hardware and software due to the end of support for Windows XP.
4/22 10:30 a.m. A transient who claimed to be a police officer was arrested Monday afternoon in Roseburg.
4/22 10:00 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners are scheduled to appoint someone to a vacant seat on the Lookingglass Rural Fire District Board during their meeting on Wednesday.
4/22 9:30 a.m. The Oregon Taxpayer Association has given Tim Freeman’s candidacy for Douglas County Commissioner its endorsement
4/22 6:00 a.m. It has been six months but there still has been no arrest following the murder of two people in Winchester on October 22nd.
4/22 5:30 a.m. The Winston City Council has approved an ordinance placing a one year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries in that city.
4/22 5:00 a.m. Battered Persons’ Advocacy is getting ready for Friday’s Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event.
4/22 4:30 a.m. Three groups that are against a proposed pipeline in Douglas County that would carry natural gas are showing an award winning documentary on Tuesday night.
4/21 2:00 p.m. Registration is already underway for next fall’s kindergarten students in the Roseburg School District.
4/21 10:30 a.m. Oregon State Police are still looking for the driver who fled the scene of a single vehicle accident on Sunday night. The wreck was reported at about 10:00 p.m. and took place on I-5 south in the Riddle area.
4/21 10:15 a.m. The athletics department at Umpqua Community College will have a Casino Night fundraiser on Saturday night.
4/21 10:00 a.m. A 20 year old Roseburg man is in jail on a drug possession charge
4/21 9:30 a.m Roseburg Police K9 Helix helped officers detain three people Friday night at a residence in the 1200 block of S.E. Pine Street.
4/21 9:15 a.m. Three teenagers were cited for being minors in possession of alcohol Friday night in Roseburg.
4/21 5:30 a.m. The Winston City Council is set to have second reading and adoption of a one year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries.
4/21 5:15 a.m. The Oakland City Council will have a special Open Meeting on Monday night.
4/21 5:00 a.m. Roseburg Republicans are hosting a candidate forum on Monday night.
4/21 5:00 a.m. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell kicked off National Park Week with an appearance at Crater Lake National Park on Saturday.
4/21 4:30 a.m. The 2014 Brooke Communications Roseburg Easter Egg Hunt was a big success.
4/18 2:00 p.m. Spring cleaning will take place next Thursday at Boulder Flat Campground.
4/18 1:30 p.m. National Parks Week begins on Saturday and Oregonians are being encouraged to enjoy the state’s natural treasures by taking advantage of free admission to National Parks this weekend.
4/18 10:30 a.m. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control will participate in mock animal disaster training on Saturday.
4/18 10:15 a.m. A Sutherlin man was hurt in a two vehicle collision Thursday afternoon in the 1500 block of North East Stephens in Roseburg just before 2:00 p.m.
4/18 10:00 a.m. A car that left the roadway took a power line with it on Friday morning. Lieutenant Doug Ladd of Oregon State Police says the incident happened at about 5:45 a.m. on Highway 138, about eight miles west of Sutherlin.
4/18 6:00 a.m. Roseburg’s Easter egg hunt is Saturday. The annual event in Stewart Park will feature over 10,000 eggs for students from toddlers through age ten.
4/18 5:30 a.m. The Oregon Transportation Commission continues its monthly meeting in Roseburg on Friday.
4/18 5:00 a.m. Fire fighters with Douglas County Fire District No. 2 will begin flushing, testing and maintaining fire hydrants in the district on Monday.
4/18 4:30 a.m. Douglas Timber Operators will have their next meeting on Thursday April 24th.
4/17 2:15 p.m. The southwest regional office of the Oregon Department of Transportation is being honored with a Pro Patria award from the Oregon Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense office.
4/17 1:30 p.m. The Roseburg Area Command of Oregon State Police has resumed their business operations in a new facility along Highway 99 North in Winchester.
4/17 10:30 a.m. A Winston man is in the Douglas County Jail after police contacted him in the parking lot of a business in the 1400 block of South East Stephens just before midnight Wednesday night.
4/17 10:15 a.m. A Roseburg man is in jail after the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says he tried to elude deputies by jumping into the South Umpqua River Wednesday morning.
4/17 10:00 a.m. A Reedsport woman is in the Douglas County Jail after she tried to elude police on Wednesday night.
4/17 9:30 a.m. The Oakland City Council tabled a decision on placing a one year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries in that city during their meeting on Wednesday night.
4/17 7:00 a.m. Members of Oregon’s congressional delegation are welcoming the news that the Bureau of Land Management has sent nearly $40 million to Oregon’s 18 O&C counties under the Secure Rural Schools program.
4/17 6:45 a.m. Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber will be in Medford Thursday afternoon to visit with economic development leaders from the region.
4/17 6:45 a.m. The Umpqua Health Alliance is taking applications for the Community Advisory Council.
4/17 6:30 a.m. The Roseburg and Sutherlin Area Lions clubs are selling See’s Easter Candy to raise funds for the Treva Hoffman Foundation, one of the Lion’s Clubs special projects.
4/16 2:30 p.m. Oregon Connections Academy will have an information session in Roseburg on Thursday.
4/16 11:30 a.m. The Southeast Roseburg Community Garden is being created so residents can enjoy the benefits of gardening.
4/16 11:00 a.m. Saint Paul Lutheran School will host a blood drive on Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
4/16 10:00 a.m. A Veneta man is in the Douglas County Jail following a manhunt on Tuesday.
4/16 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg woman is in jail after police say the vehicle she was driving hit two unoccupied buildings, causing damage to both of them.
4/16 6:00 a.m. A K9 from the Roseburg Police Department helped deputies from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office locate a wanted man on Tuesday night.
4/16 5:15 a.m. The Oakland City Council will tackle the medical marijuana dispensary issue as part of its meeting on Wednesday night.
4/16 5:00 a.m. The Bureau of Land Management has distributed payments to 18 counties in western Oregon under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self Determination Act extension.
4/16 5:00 a.m. The Roseburg District of the Bureau of Land Management has announced the campground opening dates for the 2014 season.
4/16 4:45 a.m. Students in the Upward Bound program at Umpqua Community College will honor Earth Day on April 26th by participating in community service projects in Roseburg, Winston, and Myrtle Creek.
4/15 3:30 p.m. Deputies from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office are looking for a Lane County man who ran away from authorities Tuesday morning.
4/15 10:45 a.m. A local man was cited after an unusual car accident Monday night in Roseburg.
4/15 10:30 a.m. A Roseburg woman is in jail following two car accidents in just over a ten minute period on Monday.
4/15 10:30 a.m. A transient is in the Douglas County Jail after Roseburg Police claim she hit a police officer during a struggle on Monday afternoon.
4/15 10:15 a.m. A Roseburg man is in jail after several people called 911 saying they were alarmed by his behavior on Monday afternoon.
4/15 10:00 a.m. The Sutherlin City Council has narrowly approved an ordinance placing a one year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries in that city during its meeting on Monday night.
4/15 7:30 a.m. Most people likely know him as the man patrolling the sidelines of the basketball court at Roseburg High School or the guy teaching social studies, but as of Monday Craig Stinnett was wearing a different hat.
4/15 5:30 a.m. The City of Roseburg is forming a Dispensary Committee to study issues involving the potential for medical marijuana dispensaries in the future.
4/15 5:15 a.m. The Roseburg City Council spent most of its Monday night meeting focusing on volunteers and those who help the community in significant ways.
4/15 5:00 a.m. The 2013-2014 giving campaign for Greater Douglas United Way has brought in over $800,000. That tops last year’s total by over nine percent.
4/15 4:50 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight , Douglas County’s 2nd Annual Wellness@ Work Employer Summit is set for June 19th at the Umpqua Business Center.
4/15 4:30 a.m. The Culinary Arts Program at Umpqua Community College begins a Prix Fixe dinner series on Thursday night.
4/14 4:30 p.m. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is still trying to find a man who has been missing since November of last year.
4/14 11:00 a.m. A Springfield woman is in critical condition following a motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon on Goodrich Highway near Rice Hill.
4/14 10:45 a.m. Businesses in Oregon reported 10,000 more job vacancies early this year than they did in the prior year.
4/14 10:30 a.m. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is looking for fishermen who want to become volunteer angling instructors.
4/14 10:00 a.m. A Riddle woman was cited for drug possession during a traffic stop on Friday night.
4/14 9:30 a.m. A Glide man is in the Douglas County Jail after Roseburg Police claim they found him to be in possession of seven firearms during a traffic stop on Saturday morning.
4/14 6:00 a.m. A Gold Beach man was killed in a head-on accident Saturday morning on Highway 38 near Scottsburg.
4/14 5:30 a.m. Volunteers will be honored by the Roseburg City Council when they meet on Monday night.
4/14 5:00 a.m. The Sutherlin City Council is set to have second reading and final adoption of an ordinance placing a one year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries in that city when they meet on Monday night.
4/14 4:50 a.m. Crews from the Douglas Forest Protective Association and North Douglas Fire responded to a natural cover fire Sunday evening.
4/14 4:30 a.m. A woman from Washington State was injured after someone apparently dropped a cinder block from an Interstate Five overpass early Sunday morning in Creswell.
4/12 7:30 a.m. One person is dead following a head-on crash involving two vehicles that happened Saturday on Highway 38 near Scottsburg.
4/11 11:30 a.m. A 36 year old transient is in the Douglas County following an incident Thursday night.
4/11 10:00 a.m. A pedestrian from Selma was hurt after he was struck by a vehicle in downtown Roseburg on Thursday morning.
4/11 5:30 a.m. Grant funds are now available for fishery enhancement projects in the Umpqua Basin.
4/11 5:00 a.m. Umpqua Community College is getting ready to reopen the pool on its campus.
4/11 4:45 a.m. The City of Myrtle Creek will have its 20th annual Spring Clean-Up April 14th through the 18th.
4/1 4:30 a,m. The Roseburg March for Babies is coming up soon.
4/10 3:30 p.m. The Lookingglass Rural Fire District Board is down to two members and now can no longer legally meet.
4/10 11:00 a.m. The man who wants to be Douglas County Assessor is not impressed that Susan Acree has put a touch screen kiosk back in the Assessor’s office, for use by the public.
4/10 10:45 a.m. The Umpqua National Forest has a new District Ranger for the North Umpqua Ranger District.
4/10 10:30 a.m. The Saving Grace Pet Adoption Center is looking for a special home for a blind cat.
4/10 10:00 a.m. A local private school is getting ready for their annual golf tournament, dinner and auction fundraiser.
4/10 9:30 a.m. It looks like Wednesday was an unusually quiet day for Roseburg Police.
4/10 5:30 a.m. Two people that were seriously hurt in the accident that killed a third person in their vehicle have been released from Mercy Medical Center.
4/10 5:00 a.m. The Myrtle Creek Grange Community Market will have an organizational meeting on April 21st at the Grange Hall.
4/10 5:00 a.m. The VA Roseburg Healthcare System will have their Quarterly Remembrance Service next Thursday April 17th at noon.
4/9 4:30 p.m. Thursday is moving day for the Roseburg office of Oregon State Police. After decades in a small office on Garden Valley Boulevard, the agency is set to go to a new facility in Winchester.
4/9 2:30 p.m. Oregon State Police are investigating the recent shooting of a fawn deer in Douglas County and a reward is now being offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible.
4/9 11:00 a.m. The investigation into Tuesday’s fatal accident on West Harvard is expected to continue for two weeks or more.
4/9 11:00 a.m. In the KQEN business spotlight: Cascade Community Credit Union is moving it’s downtown branch to a location on Garden Valley Boulevard later this year.
4/9 10:30 a.m. The Douglas County Assessor’s office has brought back the touch screen kiosk to let the public access certified property valuation and taxation information at the Douglas County Courthouse.
4/9 10:00 a.m. The Roseburg Food Project will be holding their next food pickup this Saturday morning April 12th.
4/9 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg woman is in the Douglas County Jail after police arrested her on Thursday morning.
4/9 5:30 a.m. A Grants Pass woman died and two people are hospitalized as a result of a three car accident Tuesday afternoon that took place at the entrance to Roseburg High School on West Harvard.
4/9 5:00 a.m. The Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team has cited a suspected drug trafficker.
4/9 4:30 a.m. The project to update the pavilion at the Douglas County Fairgrounds is underway. Fairgrounds Director Harold Phillips says it looks like they are on track to complete the work in time for this year’s Douglas County Fair.
4/8 4:00 a.m. The Douglas County Special Transportation Advisory Committee is seeking applicants to fill two vacant positions.
4/8 6:00 p.m. One person is dead and two other people were taken were taken to Mercy Medical Center following a three car accident in front of Roseburg High School on Tuesday afternoon.
4/8 11:00 a.m. With only one week to go until the April 15th tax filing deadline, officials with the Oregon Department of Revenue say 500,000 Oregonians still have not have filed their personal income tax returns for this year.
4/8 10:00 a.m. Roseburg Police arrested a man after they allege he was dancing in the middle of the intersection of Stewart Parkway and Garden Valley Boulevard.
4./8 9:30 a.m. A 25 year old man is in jail after officials with the Roseburg Police say he attacked his mother on Monday afternoon.
4/8 6:45 a.m. Several people were arrested or charged during an operation conducted by the Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team on Monday night.
4/8 6:30 a.m. The Winston City Council completed the first reading of an ordinance setting a one year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries, during their meeting on Monday night.
4/8 6:30 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio is praising the U.S. Senate for approving a bill to extend unemployment benefits to more than 2.3 million Americans, including 31,000 Oregonians.
4/8 6:00 a.m. The Douglas County Clerks Office is getting ready for the May Primary Election.
4/8 6:00 a.m. The Oregon State Board of Forestry will be in Douglas County on April 14th and 15th.
4/8 6:00 a.m. “Art for the Park” will be held on Friday April 25th at the Umpqua Valley Arts Center in Roseburg.
4/7 11:00 a.m. Umpqua Community College will have the grand opening of their Student Veterans Center on Thursday April 17th.
4/7 10:30 a.m. With warm temperatures in the forecast for this week, officials with the Douglas Forest Protective Association are urging caution for those planning to burn yard debris.
4/7 10:00 a.m. Roseburg Police will take part in a traffic safety enforcement blitz on Friday and Saturday. Officers will be focusing on seat belt use, child restraints, texting and speed.
4/7 9:30 a.m. Two men were taken to the Douglas County Jail Sunday afternoon following the report of a fight.
4/7 6:00 a.m. The Winston City Council will take up the medical marijuana dispensary issue during their meeting on Monday night.
4/7 5:30 a.m. Roseburg Police say a man claimed he was robbed early Sunday morning near the entrance to Gaddis Park in Roseburg.
4/7 5:15 a.m. Roseburg Police arrested a man Saturday night who they say was found inside the fenced area behind the Goodwill building on N.E. Stephens in Roseburg.
4/7 5:00 a.m. Two people were hurt in an accident Friday night in Roseburg.
4/7 5:00 a.m. The Executive Board of the Douglas County Republican Party has voted to support Roger Hartman for the position of Douglas County Assessor.
4/4 3:00 p.m. Oregon’s congressional delegation is applauding the Forest Service announcement that it is about to release nearly $68 million in payments to Oregon counties under the Secure Rural Schools program.
4/4 11:30 a.m. Departments in Douglas County government are being asked to “hold the line” when it comes to preparing budgets for the next fiscal year, and Human Resources Director Michael Kurtz says that includes the District Attorney’s Office as well.
4/4 10:40 a.m. Douglas Electric Cooperative will have their annual meeting on Saturday. Members of the utility will gather in the Community Conference Hall at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
4/4 10:00 a.m. A Myrtle Creek man is the first person in line, waiting to get concert tickets to this year’s Douglas County Fair.
4/4 5:30 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio is pushing for legislation that he says would help west coast fisherman.
4/4 5:15 a.m. The Douglas County Earth Day & Energy Fair is happening on Saturday.
4/4 5:00 a.m. The Douglas County Early Childhood Planning Coalition will hold a “Taming the Tantrum” workshop for parents.
4/4 4:30 a.m. The Edelweiss Ski Club will have their final meeting of the season on Tuesday April 15th at Round Table Pizza in Roseburg.
4/3 11:30 a.m. The ten Deputy District Attorney’s in Douglas County have gotten their first raise in years but it may come at a cost of one staff member.
4/3 10:00 a.m. Two people were detained on a drug charge on Wednesday night.
4/3 9:30 a.m. A Drain man is being held on 20 sex charges. On Tuesday the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of child sexual abuse.
4/3 5:30 a.m. Battered Persons’ Advocacy is looking for community support this month.
4/3 5:00 a.m. NeighborWorks Umpqua will have a bigger than usual presence at the annual Earth Day and Energy Fair on Saturday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
4/3 4:45 a.m. YMCA of Douglas County is having its Healthy Kids Day on Saturday April 26th.
4/3 4:30 a.m. The Friends of the Umpqua Valley Police K9 Programs will have the first “Unleashed K9” event on Saturday April 26th at the American Legion baseball field in Stewart Park.
4/2 11:00 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners have approved a one year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries in the county.
4/2 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg woman is in the Douglas County Jail on robbery and other charges following an incident Tuesday night near the corner of Chestnut and Willow.
4/2 9:15 a.m. No one was hurt when a car struck a school bus Tuesday afternoon just before 3:00 p.m.
4/2 5:45 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners will take up the issue of medical marijuana dispensaries during their weekly meeting on Wednesday morning.
4/2 5:30 a.m. The Oakland City Council has delayed placing a one year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries.
4/2 5:30 a.m. The Myrtle Creek City Council had second reading and passed an ordinance placing a one year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries in that city, during their meeting on Tuesday night.
4/2 5:30 a.m. One of the candidates for Douglas County Assessor has withdrawn from the race. A statement released on Tuesday from Harry McDermott says he is pledging his full support to incumbent Susan Acree.
4/2 5:00 a.m. A Roseburg area man will be receiving a big statewide honor from Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber later in the month. Fred Smith will be given a Lifetime Achievement Award as part of the 2014 Governor’s Volunteer Awards.
4/1 2:00 p.m. Two volunteer Douglas County Search and Rescue K9 Teams are heading to the Oso, Washington area.
4/1 11:00 a.m. The City of Roseburg Fire Department is getting ready to start issuing residential burn permits.
4/1 10:45 a.m. The Executive Board of the Douglas County Republican Central Committee has endorsed State Representative Tim Freeman in his bid to become a Douglas County Commissioner.
4/1 10:30 a.m. Both the suspect and the alleged victim in a robbery case in the Sutherlin area are in jail.
4/1 10:00 a.m. The Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team arrested a suspected drug dealer on four drugs charges Monday afternoon.
4/1 9:30 a.m. A California trio was arrested Monday after officials with Roseburg Police say the group was using stolen credit cards to try and make purchases at various businesses in Roseburg.
4/1 6:00 a.m. The Oakland City Council will consider an ordinance to place a one year ban on medical marijuana dispensaries when they meet on Tuesday night.
4/1 5:30 a.m. Reserve seat tickets for concerts at this summer’s Douglas County Fair go on sale on Saturday.
4/1 5:00 a.m. Oregon State Police is accepting applications for troopers. The agency is preparing to hire recruit troopers early next year.
4/1 5:00 a.m. Families participating in 4-H and FFA are invited to a Showring Success Seminar Tuesday night at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
3/31 2:30 p.m. Veterans who are 40% or more disabled, or a surviving spouse of a veteran, may be eligible for a property tax exemption.
3/31 2:00 p.m. Local health officials are concerned about a dramatic increase in syphilis cases in Douglas County.
3/31 10:30 a.m. A local transient is in the Douglas County jail after a report from Roseburg Police says that the man crawled through the window and into a motel room that belonged to another person.
3/31 10:15 a.m. An elderly woman was cited after Roseburg Police say she apparently drove her car into an RV at a high rate of speed Saturday afternoon.
3/13 10:00 a.m. Two Roseburg men, each with lengthy arrests records were detained Saturday morning by the Roseburg Police Department.
3/31 9;50 a.m. A Roseburg man is in the Douglas County Jail on a drug charge.
3/31 9:30 a.m. An Idleyld Park man is in jail after deputies with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office say he fired a rifle at neighbors Sunday afternoon.
3/31 5:00 a.m. Studded tire season ends on Monday. Given the current weather conditions, the Oregon Department of Transportation does not plan to extend the season.
3/31 5:00 a.m. County Commissioners representing Oregon counties that have, in the past, deeded forestland to the state for management will meet this Friday in Salem.
3/31 4:30 a.m. The Bureau of Land Management is taking applications from students who want to sign up for the 23rd annual Resources and People Camp, held the week of June 15th at Camp Esther Applegate at Lake of the Woods.
3/29 7:00 a.m. A Roseburg lube and oil shop and the owner of the property it sits on have been fined by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality.
3/28 2:30 p.m. The Commander of the Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team says the recent sentencing of a “major dealer” closes a case on a heroin and methamphetamine operation in the area.
3/28 2:00 p.m. State geologists say there is an increased potential for landslides in southwestern Oregon due to the prolonged rain that is hitting the area.
3/28 10:30 a.m. A group trying to raise $65,000 to help fund a campground project at a park near Oakland is having a fundraiser this Sunday.
3/28 10:15 a.m. A cat was killed but there were no human injuries in a fire at a multi-family dwelling Thursday night in Roseburg.
3/28 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg man was cited after he refused to leave a business on Thursday night.
3/28 5:30 a.m. The rain hitting the region may bring a rapid rise to river and stream levels this weekend.
3/20 5:00 a.m. Spring is here and that means its time for the Spring Fair Friday through Sunday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
3/28 4:30 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight:A local store will give away 500 baby chicks on Saturday.
3/27 4:30 p.m. Investigators with the Roseburg Fire Department and two insurance companies spent Thursday afternoon going through the remains of Kuebler’s Furniture in Roseburg.
3/27 11:00 a.m. Classic rock, blues rock, country music and post-grunge alternative metal music will all be featured at the 2014 Douglas County Fair.
3/27 10:30 a.m. A Roseburg woman was cited for child neglect on Wednesday afternoon.
3/17 9:30 a.m. Two Roseburg area men are in the Douglas County Jail on drug and endangering charges.
3/27 6:00 a.m. The U.S. Forest Service is soliciting proposals for natural resource projects to be funded under the provisions of Title II of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self Determination Act.
3/27 5:30 a.m. A celebration of student art continues at the Umpqua Valley Arts Association.
3/27 5:00 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight - A local winery has been selected to take part in the Six Nations Wine Challenge in Sydney, Australia later this year.
3/27 4:30 a.m. You can learn about Medicare Benefits in a class being offered soon.
3/26 4:00 p.m. The Douglas County Senior and Veteran Services Division is looking for people to fill upcoming vacancies on the Senior Services Advisory Council.
3/26 2:30 p.m. The Douglas County Fair will announce the main stage entertainment and special attractions that are coming to the fair, on Thursday.
3/26 2:00 p.m. Tickets are still available for the next candidate forum being organized by the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce.
3/26 11:15 a.m. Douglas County is turning two programs over to the State of Oregon. Wednesday morning the Douglas County Commissioners approved a resolution handing the Community Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities programs to the state.
3/26 1045 a.m. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office removed four pickup loads of abandoned property and trash from Bureau of Land Management land on Sunday.
3/26 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg man is dead after apparently falling fifty feet from the North Umpqua Highway to the river below in the Idleyld Park area on Sunday night.
3/26 5:30 a.m. Roseburg Police arrested a 19 year old man Tuesday morning after they claim he stole a vehicle and then wrecked it a short time later.
3/26 5:15 a.m. A Roseburg man is in jail for a drug charge following a traffic stop Tuesday afternoon.
3/26 5:00 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners face a lengthy agenda during their meeting Wednesday morning.
3/25 2:00 p.m. The City of Sutherlin is moving towards a one year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries.
3/25 1:30 p.m. A man missing from Lane County is safe. Dwes Hutson of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says that 72 year old Loyd Eugene Lanz called Lane County 911 late Tuesday morning and reported that he got a ride from a passing motorist and made it back to his home in Creswell.
3/25 11:00 a.m. Due to blocked river passage, the U.S. Forest Service has temporarily closed access to the North Umpqua River along the Soda Springs Dam access road.
3/25 10:15 a.m. Roseburg Police have arrested a 24 year old man and charged with strangulation.
3/25 10:00 a.m. Two people are in jail on burglary and other charges following an incident at a residence on Madison Street in Roseburg.
3/25 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg woman was arrested Sunday night after police claim she drove her car into a neighbor’s yard.
3/26 6:00 a.m. Searchers are looking for an elderly man from Lane County who is believed to be south of Glide.
3/25 5:30 a.m. The Roseburg City Council has approved a one year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries.
3/25 5:00 a.m. The Roseburg City Council approved letting city staff apply for a local government grant to help pay for a proposed spray ground at Fir Grove Park.
3/24 1:30 p.m. The unemployment rate in Douglas County is staying basically flat.
3/24 11:00 a.m. A 15 year old teenager was cited by Roseburg Police after a hit and run was reported in the 1900 block of Douglas on Saturday night.
3/24 10:30 a.m. A 72 year old Roseburg man went to the Douglas County Jail Saturday night after police claim he was discharging a firearm in the 100 block of Calypso.
3/24 10:00 a.m. A Roseburg Police K9 helped to find a wanted man during an incident early Saturday morning.
3/24 9:30 a.m. Officials with Oregon State Police and the Oregon Department of Transportation are urging motorists to drive safely during spring break.
3/24 6:30 a.m. An ordinance placing a one year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries is scheduled for second reading and final approval at Monday night’s meeting of the Roseburg City Council.
3/24 6:00 a.m. The Oregon Department of Transportation will have an open house on Wednesday March 28th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. to receive public comment on projects that are included in the draft 2015-2018 State Transportation Improvement Program.
3/24 5:30 a.m. Friends of the Mildred Kanipe Memorial Park will have a fundraiser for the new campground set to be constructed at the park.
3/24 5:00 a.m. Representatives from the eight campuses in the Oregon University System will be at Roseburg High School on April 3rd to meet with interested parents and students.
3/24 4:45 a.m. Wildlife Safari received a $10,000 grant from Wells Fargo on Friday.
3/24 4:30 a.m. The Douglas County Early Childhood Planning Coalition has parenting groups starting soon in Roseburg, Glide and Elkton.
3/21 2:30 p.m. Eight people were arrested or cited by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday for charges involving drugs, weapons and having an alligator.
3/14 11:15 a.m. Douglas County Farmers Co-op held a ribbon cutting event to celebrate the grand opening of their new store in Winston on Friday.
3/21 11:00 a.m. The Douglas Forest Protective Association responded to a natural cover fire Thursday afternoon.
3/21 10:30 a.m. With the list of candidates and ballot measures in place, interest in the May Primary Election is growing.
3/21 9:30 a.m. A teenager and his 95 year old great-grandfather were killed Friday morning when a double wide mobile home caught fire seven miles east of Myrtle Creek on Old County Lane.
3/21 5:15 a.m. Starting Saturday, it is Spring Whale Watch Week on the Oregon coast.
3/21 5:00 a.m. The City of Winston has two reminders as spring is underway.
3/21 4:45 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight:A Winston store will have a Grand Opening event starting Friday.
3/20 1:00 p.m. The Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce has endorsed State Representative Tim Freeman in his bid to become a Douglas County Commissioner.
3/20 12:00 p.m. Douglas County appears headed towards some serious water issues this summer.
3/20 10:30 a.m. The City of Oakland is now moving towards a one year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries.
3/20 10:00 a.m. A total of four cars were involved in two separate crashes early Thursday morning on Interstate Five southbound, on the Winchester Bridge five miles north of Roseburg.
3/20 9:00 a.m. A 24 year old Roseburg woman went to jail following her arrest at Stewart Park Wednesday afternoon.
3/20 5:30 a.m. While spring is just getting started, the Douglas Forest Protective Association says now is the time to perform landscape maintenance to create defensible space around your home, in order to help save it from a wildfire this summer.
3/20 5:15 a.m. The 2014 Project Leadership Class of the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce has picked Casa de Belen as this year’s community benefit project.
3/20 5:00 a.m. About a dozen people took a pie in the face to help Greater Douglas United Way on Wednesday.
3/20 4:30 a.m. The Douglas County Early Childhood Planning Coalition is hosting a Community Baby Shower on April 19th.
3/19 4:20 p.m. The investigation into Sunday’s fire which destroyed Kuebler’s Furniture on Northeast Stephens is continuing.
3/19 2:00 p.m. The Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce will host a candidate forum for those running for the Oregon House of Representatives in District 2.
3/19 10:30 a.m. The City of Oakland is considering a one year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries.
3/19 9:45 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners approved all the items on their short agenda on Wednesday morning.
3/19 9:30 a.m. A look at climate will be the focus of the next meeting of the Douglas Timber Operators.
3/19 5:30 a.m. A second person has been arrested in a case involving a stolen credit card number that was used to make several purchases at businesses around Roseburg.
3/19 5:00 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners will have their weekly meeting Wednesday morning.
3/19 5:00 a.m. Greater Douglas United Way will have their 5th annual Pie in the Face event on Wednesday.
3/18 3:30 p.m. The future of the Roseburg Kuebler’s Furniture is uncertain. Kuebler’s Director of Marketing Bill Woodford says the burned out building, “looks bad”.
3/18 11:00 a.m. Oregon State Police have released preliminary information on fatalities and DUII arrests that took place over the Saint Patrick’s Day reporting period.
3/18 10:30 a.m. State Representative Tim Freeman has picked up another endorsement in his bid to become a Douglas County Commissioner.
3/18 10:00 a.m. Fire investigators are continuing to look for the cause of the blaze that destroyed Kuebler’s Furniture on Sunday night.
3/18 9:00 a.m. A missing Myrtle Creek man was found dead Monday night. Dwes Hutson of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says the body of 78 year old Vernie Young was found in the Umpqua area.
3/18 5:45 a.m. A plan to make changes to the look of downtown Roseburg is moving forward, but with some adjustments in the project plan. Monday night the Roseburg City Council approved a contract amendment to do more planning work for the Washington/Oak/Kane improvement project.
3/18 5:00 a.m. Battered Persons Advocacy is now taking registrations for the 7th annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event. The walk is a fundraiser for BPA’s Sexual Assault Awareness Team.
3/18 4:30 a.m. Celebrate Children Day is set for April 26th. The 10th annual free community resource event will be held in the village of Wildlife Safari.
3/17 5:30 p.m. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help as they try to locate an elderly Myrtle Creek man who went missing Monday morning.
3/17 11:30 a.m. Fire investigators are spending Monday on the scene of Sunday night’s fire at Kuebler’s Furniture on N.E. Stephens.
3/17 11:00 a.m. A mobile home in Green was destroyed by an early morning fire on Sunday.
3/17 10:30 a.m. A Roseburg man is in jail after an incident Saturday night in downtown Roseburg.
3/17 10:00 a.m. A Myrtle Creek woman was cited for identity theft, computer crime and unlawful use of a credit card on Friday afternoon.
3/17 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg man remains in jail after being arrested by the Roseburg Police on Friday morning.
3/17 5:30 a.m. A building owned by a local business was broken into twice over the weekend according to information from Roseburg Police.
3/17 5:00 a.m. A Roseburg man is in jail after being arrested during a fight in the 400 block of S.E. Jackson downtown.
3/17 4:45 a.m. The Roseburg City Council will continue their discussion regarding potential improvements to the downtown area during a special meeting Monday night.
3/16 9:00 p.m. A fire appears to have destroyed much of Kuebler’s Furniture on N.E. Stephens in Roseburg. Roseburg Fire was called to the store at 5:12 p.m. Sunday following the report of smoke being seen.
3/15 12:00 p.m. The Oregon Department of Transportation will close the northbound off ramp from Interstate Five at exit 120 on Sunday.
3/14 3:00 p.m. The man accused of killing another man that he found his wife with has pled not guilty to charges of murder and first degree manslaughter.
3/14 10:00 a.m. 15 months after his grandfather was found dead in the victims burned out home, a 24 year old Roseburg man has been charged with murdering the 71 year old man.
3/14 9:30 a.m. Calling it a “stunning turn around”, Congressman Peter DeFazio is congratulating the Coos Bay Rail Link for its designation as the Short Line Railroad of the Year.
3/14 7:00 a.m. The City of Roseburg has started a process to place a one year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries inside the city limits.
3/14 5:00 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: Umpqua Dairy has been named a finalist for the 2014 Irving B. Weber Distinguished Award for Quality Excellence.
3/14 5:00 a.m. The 16th annual St Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl is set for Saturday.