2/26 2:30 p.m. Oregon Senator Ron Wyden says he has secured a commitment from the head of the U.S. Forest Service to provide funding for resource-dependent counties in Oregon, to take the next step towards a solution in the Klamath River Basin and to fix what he calls a “broken” system for fighting wildfires.
2/26 1:30 p.m. Two people are in jail following an Oregon State Police investigation into possible prostitution going on in a trailer park on Highway 99 just south of Roseburg.
2/26 11:00 a.m. A group of fifth graders from the Roseburg School District will participate in the Sodexo 2015 Future Chefs Challenge on March 11th.
2/26 10:30 a.m. A spun out vehicle on Interstate five northbound led to a crash several miles south of Canyonville early Thursday morning.
2/26 10:00 a.m. The Roseburg School Board heard from a Portland area architectural firm that presented options the district might consider in the future, for upgrading the gym at Roseburg High School.
2/26 5:45 a.m. Monday night two new elephants became part of the animal family at Wildlife Safari. Liz and Valerie were transported to the Winston area park from Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in the Oakland, California area.
2/26 5:00 a.m. Roseburg School District Superintendent Larry Parsons announced the name of the new principal for Fremont Middle School during the school board meeting Wednesday night.
2/26 4:50 a.m. The United Community Action Network is announcing a change in leadership for the UCAN Douglas County Food Share program.
2/26 4:30 a.m. Winners have been announced for the Land of Umpqua Photo Contest sponsored by the Roseburg Bureau of Land Management and the Umpqua National Forest.
2/26 4:20 a.m. The Oregon Musical Theatre Festival at Umpqua Community will present a free video preview of “Kiss Me Kate” on March 8th.
2/25 12:00 p.m. The new principal for Fremont Middle School will be named during the Roseburg School Board meeting Wednesday night.
2/25 10:30 a.m. The Ford Family Foundation has hired Aden Bliss as the organization’s new chief financial officer.
2/25 9:45 a.m. Those who walk through the VA Roseburg campus will encounter a sidewalk repair project starting on Monday March 2nd.
2/25 9:30 a.m. Umpqua Watersheds will have its 20th anniversary celebration Saturday March 14th at Umpqua Community College.
2/25 5:40 a.m. A Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy has been named one of America’s top 10 animal defenders.
2/25 5:15 a.m. Wildlife Safari has a jumbo sized family reunion!
2/25 4:55 a.m. The 45th annual Greatest of the Grape is coming Saturday March 7th at Seven Feathers Casino Resort.
2/25 4:45 a.m. As the outside temperature drops at night, local fire officials want to remind residents that turning up the heat can increase the risk of home heating fires.
2/25 4:30 a.m. The First Annual Winston Youth Madrigal Dinner is happening Saturday March 7th at the Winston Community Center.
2/24 2:00 p.m. Last weekend’s fundraiser went “fantastic” according to the Director of Battered Person’s Advocacy.
2/24 11:00 a.m. The Celebration of Literacy is continuing.
2/24 10:30 a.m. A potential medical education college is the topic for the next membership meeting of the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce.
2/24 10:00 a.m. The VA Roseburg Healthcare System will have a Town Hall meeting at the Springfield Elks Lodge on March 10th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
2/24 9:30 a.m. Phoenix Charter School has extended recruitment for their tech crew program through March 3rd.
2/24 9:00 a.m. The City of Roseburg is seeking a new City Councilor for the Ward 2 Position 2 seat.
2/24 5:30 a.m. The Winston-Dillard Area Chamber of Commerce honored several people at its First Citizens dinner on Monday night.
2/24 5:20 a.m. The Roseburg City Council handled an agenda of routine items during the main portion of its regular meeting Monday night.
2/24 5:00 a.m. Investigators are continuing to look for information on what may have caused a fire at the Diamond Lake Mini Storage facility.
2/24 4:45 a.m. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has openings in several hunter education classes and field days coming up around the state.
2/23 3:15 p.m. Roseburg City Councilor Marty Katz has resigned. City Recorder Sheila Cox says Katz met with City Manager Lance Colley Monday morning and tendered his resignation.
2/23 1:30 p.m. The Sutherlin Area Chamber of Commerce selected Pastor Stewart Fowler and Carol Brink as its man and woman of the year during their First Citizens Banquet Saturday night at the Danny Lang Center at Umpqua Community College.
2/23 12:00 p.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: a Roseburg restaurant has closed as it gets ready to move to a new location in April.
2/23 10:30 a.m. Three people were arrested following a high speed chase in the Roseburg area Sunday night.
2/21 10:00 a.m. Three people were detained after K9 Dora alerted on the vehicle they were in on Monday morning.
2/23 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg man is in the Douglas County Jail for identity theft and other charges.
2/23 9:00 a.m. A local timber group will hear more about the railroad during the next meeting of the Douglas Timber Operators.
2/23 6:45 a.m. Around 28 Storage units were damaged in a fire that began late Sunday night.
2/23 4:50 a.m. The Roseburg City Council is set to cover a wide variety of issues during its meeting on Monday night.
2/22 12:30 p.m. A hard freeze is expected early Monday and Tuesday morning around southwestern Oregon.
2/22 6:30 a.m. The Roseburg Dream Center will open its Warming Center Sunday night due to the cold overnight conditions expected.
2/21 10:30 a.m. Three people have been arrested as the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office continues its investigation into two large scale residential burglaries that took place in the Camas Valley area last summer.
2/21 10:00 a.m. A $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the theft of firearms from the Wilbur Auction. I
2/20 5:45 p.m. The Umpqua Valley Audubon Society field trip set for Saturday is moving to a different location.
2/20 3:30 p.m. A Coos Bay woman is heading to prison after being sentenced following her guilty plea to the charge of manslaughter in the second degree in the death of her mother last year.
2/20 2:00 p.m. The City of Sutherlin is accepting applications for an opening on its Budget Committee.
2/20 1:00 p.m. A Roseburg woman was hurt when she was hit by a car while she was trying to cross Northeast Stephens Thursday afternoon.
2/20 12:00 p.m. Two 14 year old boys were cited by Roseburg Police Thursday morning, after authorities say they pulled a fire alarm at Fremont Middle School.
2/20 11:00 a.m. 228 students in Douglas County were excluded from school starting on Wednesday of this week for not having their shots.
2/20 5:45 a.m. A doctor known for his work in health care policy around the state is reacting to his exit from leading Architrave Health.
2/20 5:20 a.m. Celebration of Literacy will have its Reading Faire on Saturday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
2/20 5:00 a.m. Two Riddle High students will travel to the eastern U.S. this summer as Oregon delegates on the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs United Nations Educational Pilgrimage for Youth tour.
2/20 4:30 a.m. The Umpqua Valley Audubon Society will have a field trip to Mildred Kanipe Memorial Park this Saturday,
2/19 2:15 p.m. A Myrtle Creek man was hurt in a two car wreck Wednesday morning.
2/19 1:30 p.m. There is a new leader for Architrave Health. The organization’s Board of Directors has announced that Gary McCormack has taken over as Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.
2/19 11:10 a.m. Economists with the Oregon Department of Revenue say the economy in the state is recovering at a strong pace.
2/15 10:15 a.m. Roseburg Police issued four citations to people allegedly smoking marijuana in public on Wednesday.
2/19 9:50 a.m. A transient was taken to jail after Roseburg Police say she was fighting with officers after being contacted Wednesday morning.
2/19 9:30 a.m. The 2015 Governor’s State Employees Food Drive is underway and one event is happening this Saturday, February 21st at Roseburg Cinema.
2/18 9:00 a.m. The Winston Area Chamber of Commerce is having its annual First Citizen Dinner on Monday night February 23rd.
2/19 5:30 a.m. A Glendale couple accused of letting their infant child starve to death have told investigators that the mother had no prenatal care and didn’t go to any doctor’s appointments after the baby was born.
2//19 5:00 a.m. The Oregon Musical Theatre Festival at Umpqua Community College will present a free video preview of “Kiss Me Kate” on March 8th.
2/19 3:30 a.m. A Roseburg man is dead, the result of a motorcycle versus pickup accident Wednesday morning on Stewart Parkway in front of Sherm’s Thunderbird.
2/18 2:20 p.m. Douglas County Commissioners appointed two new members to the County’s Budget and Compensation Committee during their weekly meeting Wednesday morning.
2/16 11:20 a.m. A man was killed Wednesday morning when the motorcycle he was riding was struck by a pickup in front of Sherm’s Thunderbird on Stewart Parkway in Roseburg.
2/18 9:30 a.m. A Glendale couple has been charged with allowing their seven week old infant to starve to death.
2/1 5:05 a.m. The Umpqua Valley Homebuilders Association will have its annual Home & Garden Show February 27th through March 1st at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
2/18 4:50 a.m. The Young Entrepreneurs Society will have its monthly Pub Talk on Wednesday February 25th.
2/18 4:30 a.m. A KQEN Cultural Event: The Umpqua Community College Fine and Performing Arts Department presents the Umpqua Chamber Orchestra with the UCC Chamber Choir in concert at First Presbyterian Church on March 3rd at 7:30 p.m.
2/17 2:00 p.m. Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown will become Oregon’s 38th Governor on Wednesday.
2/17 1:30 p.m. South Umpqua High School has activated its crisis team and has established a safe room in the school library for students and staff dealing with the murder suicide that took place in Myrtle Creek Monday night.
2/17 12:00 p.m. A 19 year old shot his infant daughter and then himself in a murder suicide in Myrtle Creek Monday night.
2/17 11:20 a.m. Roseburg Police arrested a California man Monday night following an incident at a gas station on Garden Valley Boulevard.
2/17 11:15 a.m. A Winston woman was hurt when the car she was driving was hit Monday morning.
2/17 9:30 a.m. Celebration of Literacy is underway.
2/17 9:00 a.m. Senator Ron Wyden is holding three town halls this week in Oregon.
2.17 5:00 a.m. A concert to benefit the Student Exchange Program at the Southern Oregon Wine Institute is happening on March 13th.
2/17 4:30 a.m. Next month it will be Red Cross month.
2/16 1:45 p.m. Legislation that will dedicate several of Oregon’s border to border highways in honor of veterans groups passed the Oregon House on Monday on a unanimous vote.
2/16 12:00 p.m. A fire destroyed a building on Northeast Stephens in the Winchester area early Sunday morning.
2/16 10:30 a.m. From around Oregon and beyond, political leaders commented on the resignation of Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, on Friday.
2/16 9:00 a.m. A Roseburg man was arrested by Myrtle Creek Police on Saturday night.
2/16 5:10 a.m. Monday is President’s Day and that means many things are closed.
2/16 5:00 a.m. The Air Stagnation Advisory issued last week by the National Weather Service is set to end at 10:00 a.m. Monday morning.
2/16 4:35 a.m. Day-use fees at most U.S. Forest Service recreation sites will be waived on Monday February 16th in celebration of President’s Day.
2/16 4:20 a.m. Umpqua Community College is continuing its Faculty Lecture Series this week.
2/14 8:30 a.m. A Turner man was killed when his northbound pickup rolled and ended up in the southbound lanes of Interstate Five near Glendale Friday afternoon..
2/14 8:00 a.m. Roseburg Police say a parent has reported that a suspicious man followed her 11 year old daughter as the girl was walking home from school Thursday afternoon.
2/13 3:00 p.m. The City of Glendale has lifted warnings that had been in place for a week on Cow Creek,
2/13 12:45 p.m. After days of speculation and wondering, Governor John Kitzhaber announced Friday that he will be resigning as Governor of the State of Oregon.
2/13 10:30 a.m. The 19th Annual Douglas County Sportsmen’s and Outdoor Recreation Show is going on through Sunday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. .
2/13 9:50 a.m. A Myrtle Creek man was cited for unlawful possession of methamphetamine during a traffic stop earlier this week.
2/13 9:30 a.m. Oregon outdoor guru Bill Sullivan will talk about the state’s top ten snowshoe and backcountry ski adventures when he speaks to the Edelweiss Ski Club on Tuesday night February 17th at 7:00 p.m.
2/13 5:30 a.m. A Sutherlin man found dead at a residence on Dole Road north of Myrtle Creek last week was shot multiple times by multiple weapons.
2/13 4:50 a.m. Oregon’s 156th birthday will be celebrated Saturday February 14th at the Oregon State Capitol.
2/13 4:40 a.m. Through the generous contributions of local businesses and community members, Servpro of Douglas County has raised over $10,000 for the SERVPRO Scholarship Fund through the Umpqua Community College.
2/13 4:20 a.m. Mercy Medical Center is seeking volunteer musicians for its Music to Heal program.
2/12 2:00 p.m. Oregon State Treasurer Ted Wheeler has called on Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber to resign.
2/12 2:00 p.m. Oregon Senator Ron Wyden and Republican Senator Mike Crapo of Idaho have introduced a bill to renew the Secure Rural Schools program.
2/12 11:40 a.m. Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown says the situation involving Governor John Kitzhaber’s behavior this week is “bizarre and unprecedented”.
2/12 10:30 a.m. Oregon State Police are recruiting for new troopers around the state.
2/12 10:00 a,m. Oregon Senator’s Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced on Wednesday that the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will award $1 million to jumpstart a major water infrastructure investment in southern Oregon.
2/12 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg man is in jail after police spotted him running down the middle of Northeast Stephens just after midnight Thursday morning.
2/12 9:00 a.m. A transient was arrested following a traffic stop on Northeast Stephens by Roseburg Police Wednesday afternoon.
2/12 5:30 a.m. A former North Bend man was convicted on Wednesday on two counts of solicitation to commit aggravated murder and two counts of conspiracy to commit aggravated murder.
2/15 5:30 a.m. The Roseburg School Board has selected a screening committee that will provide input to the board as they look for a new superintendent for the district.
2/12 4:45 a.m. Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum is urging the Oregon State Legislature to make the selling of electronic cigarettes to children illegal.
2/12 4:30 a.m. Umpqua Community College will offer a Business Leadership Class at the South Umpqua High School District Office starting on March 31st.
2/12 4:30 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners are seeking applications from people interested in serving on the Planning Commission.
2/11 11:20 a.m. Douglas County Community Corrections has issued a Sex Offender Notification for a man that is set to get out of jail next week.
2/11 11:00 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners had a short quiet meeting on Wednesday morning.
2/11 10:40 a.m. Douglas County Senior Services is moving to the Douglas County Courthouse.
2/11 10:25 a.m. Roseburg Police are conducting a traffic safety enforcement blitz now through February 22nd.
2/11 10:00 a.m. A Roseburg man is in jail after a traffic stop near corner of West Harvard and Corey Court Wednesday morning.
2/11 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg teen was hurt when his bicycle collided with a car at the intersection of Harvard and Stewart Parkway.
2/11 9:00 a.m. The Umpqua Valley Audubon Society will have a field trip to Mildred Kanipe Memorial Park on Saturday February 21st.
2/11 5:30 a.m. Details on a screening committee providing input to the Roseburg School Board as they look for a new superintendent will be announced during the board meeting on Wednesday night.
2/11 5:00 a.m. A special ceremony will honor those who perished on the USAT Dorchester during World War Two.
2/11 4:50 a.m. Members of the Sutherlin High School ONE Choir will deliver Valengrams throughout Douglas County on Friday February 13th.
2/11 4:40 a.m. Douglas County Public Works plans to close SE Neal Lane at the Neal Lane Covered Bridge starting on March 9th.
2/11 4:20 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners will have their weekly meeting Wednesday morning.
2/10 6:00 p.m. The National Weather Service has issued an Air Stagnation Advisory which is slated to be in effect through Monday at 12:00 p.m.
2/10 11:10 a.m. Wednesday night’s Powerball jacket pot has been increased to $485 million.
2/10 11:00 a.m. Roseburg Police say they found heroin, methamphetamine and suboxone while conducting a visit to a home in the 1400 block of Main Street. Monday night at about 9:30 p.m.
2/10 10:35 a.m. Roseburg Police K9 Dora found drugs in two vehicles on Monday morning which led to the arrest of two people in separate incidents.
2/10 10:20 a.m. Roseburg Police have arrested a 48 year old and accused him of stealing an air grinder from his ex-employer.
2/10 10:00 a.m. A 29 year old Sutherlin man died from a gunshot wound.
2/10 9:00 a.m. The Roseburg City Council selected an attorney from the Public Defender’s Office as the newest member of the city’s Planning Commission.
2/10 9:00 a.m. At Monday night’s Roseburg City Council meeting, councilors heard from Mickey Beach of NeighborWorks Umpqua.
2/10 6:00 a.m. Douglas County Fire District No. 2 recognized several outstanding employees at its annual awards banquet last Saturday night.
2/10 4:45 a.m. In KQEN business news: Oregon Senator Ron Wyden said he is encouraged by two significant developments that he believes could have huge benefits for the wine industry in northeastern Oregon and southeastern Washington.
2/10 4:30 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners are accepting applications for three positions on the Douglas County Park Advisory Board.
2/10 4:20 a.m. The Umpqua Timbermen Barbershop Quartet is available to serenade your valentine this Saturday.
2/9 2:30 p.m. A Flood Warning continues through Monday evening for the Coquille River at Coquille.
2/9 2:10 p.m. No one was hurt when a car occupied by a teenage driver struck a metal pole on Sunday afternoon.
2/9 1:30 p.m. A Glide man is in the Douglas County Jail on multiple drug charges.
2/9 12:00 p.m. The man accused of murdering a Sutherlin man on his property north of Myrtle Creek was arraigned Friday afternoon.
2/9 11:00 a.m. One person was hurt in an accident near Roseburg High School Friday afternoon.
2/9 10:45 a.m. The Bureau of Land Management is soliciting nominations from the public for fifteen positions on the Southwest Oregon Resource Advisory Council.
2/9 10:30 a.m. In the KQEN Community Spotlight: Gary Leif has been elected as the new president of the Board for CASA of Douglas County
2/9 10:00 a.m. The City of Oakland will have two meetings on Tuesday night, related to the city’s development of a Local Street Network Plan.
2/9 9:00 a.m. The waste water plant for the City of Glendale is still by-passing raw sewage and storm water into Cow Creek.
2/9 5:30 a.m. A Flood Warning continues for the Coquille River at Coquille.
2/9 5:00 a.m. The Roseburg City Council will interview candidates for the Planning Commission during its meeting Monday night.
2/9 4:45 a.m. Officials with Pacific Power and the Coos-Curry Electric Cooperative are offering a reward of $5,000 for information leading to the arrest, prosecution and conviction of those responsible for wire being stolen from power poles in Coos County.
2/9 4:30 a.m. The Myrtle Creek Police Department is adding extra patrols with the emphasis being on safety belt use and the proper use of child seats.
2/9 4:00 a.m. The National Weather Service in Medford has put a Wind Advisory in effect until 4:00 p.m. Monday.
2/7 11:00 a.m. The Roseburg District of the Bureau of Land Management has closed the Cow Creek Back Country Byway at mile post 16 due to an active slide event caused by heavy rain.
2/6 3:20 p.m. The South Umpqua River in Roseburg is expected to crest near flood stage at about midnight Friday night.
2/6 12:00 p.m. The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for all of Douglas County.
2/6 11:10 a.m. A 68 year old Myrtle Creek man has been charged with murder.
2/6 10:40 a.m. The RadioShack store in the Roseburg Valley Mall is among those closing around the nation.
2/6 10:30 a.m. Pacific Power is reporting two main outages in Douglas County as of 10:30 a.m. Friday morning.
2/6 10:20 a.m. Due to over two and a half inches of rain in the past 24 hours, the City of Glendale’s waste water plant was inundated by a surge of storm water.
2/6 10:00 a.m. Douglas Electric Cooperative is reporting that close to 140 customers are without power.
2/6 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg man is in the Douglas County Jail charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine.
2/6 5:30 a.m. Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley have announced their co-sponsorship of a bill they say would stimulate the growing craft brewing industry in Oregon and nationwide by reducing the excise tax on each barrel of beer brewed by small brewers.
2/5 5:00 a.m. Soldiers from Douglas County will be recognized in a unique way on Saturday night.
2/6 4:45 a.m. With heavy rain expected through Friday night and additional rain in the forecast for this weekend, the National Weather Service has a Flood Watch in effect for parts of southern Oregon and northern California.
2/6 4:30 a.m. The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for parts of southwest Oregon.
2/5 8:00 p.m. The Douglas County Major Crimes team has been activated to investigate what authorities are calling a homicide.
2/5 3:00 p.m. A Flood Watch will go into effect for central Douglas County effective at 10:00 p.m. Thursday night.
2/5 10:40 a.m. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has jailed a man who initially got the attention of deputies because he was reportedly yelling in someone’s driveway.
2/5 10:15 a.m. Oregonians increased their investment in culture in 2014, donating a record $4.4 million to the Oregon Cultural Trust.
2/5 9:00 a.m. Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is praising a proposal from Federal Communications Commission Chair Tom Wheeler to reclassify broadband under Title II of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
2/5 5:20 a.m. For the first time in nearly a quarter of a century four lion cubs were born at Wildlife Safari last week.
2/5 5:00 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: Harbor Wholesale Foods in Roseburg has been welcomed into Oregon OSHA’s Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program.
2/5 4:45 a.m. The VA Roseburg Healthcare System will have another Town Hall on Tuesday afternoon February 10th.
2/5 4:30 a.m. The National Weather Service says some flooding is possible in parts of Southern Oregon and Northern California sometime in the next few days.
2/4 5:30 p.m. A Roseburg woman who suffered burns in a fire at her home in the Hucrest neighborhood Tuesday morning has died.
2/4 3:30 p.m. Douglas County’s Umpqua Port in Reedsport, along with ports in Bandon, Gold Beach, and Siuslaw will be dredged after $4.15 million in federal funds were secured.
2/4 10:45 a.m . Two elderly Myrtle Creek residents who both went missing early this week in separate incidents have each been found.safe.
2/4 10:30 a.m. You can help wildlife in Oregon while you file your 2014 state tax return.
2/4 10:00 a.m. Roseburg Police jailed a 22 year old woman Wednesday morning on multiple drug charges.
2/4 9:45 a.m. A Roseburg woman was jailed early Tuesday morning after police contacted her outside a store in the 200 block of Garden Valley Boulevard.
2/4 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg man is in the Douglas County Jail charged with an assault that took place on Monday.
2/4 9:00 a.m. A car stolen in Roseburg Tuesday morning was found in Clackamas County on Tuesday night.
2/4 5:30 a.m. An active weather system is expected to bring significant rainfall to the area later this week.
2/4 5:05 a.m. The annual Celebration of Literacy is underway.
2/4 4:55 a.m. The Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance Program is offering a free Medicare 101 class on Wednesday February 11th.
2/3 4:45 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners will consider a resolution regarding background checks for those purchasing firearms during their meeting Wednesday morning.
2/4 4:30 a.m. The Douglas Timber Operators will hear about proposed predator control legislation when they meet on Thursday February 12th.
2/3 1:30 p.m An elderly man from Myrtle Creek is missing and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in finding him.
2/3 12:00 p.m. A Myrtle Creek woman is missing and police are looking for help from the public in trying to find her.
2/3 11:00 a.m. A fire just off Diamond Lake Boulevard destroyed a motor home early Tuesday morning.
2/3 10:30 a.m. A Roseburg woman is in the burn unit of a Portland hospital following a small fire in her home Tuesday morning.
2/3 10:00 a.m. The power is back on in parts of south Douglas County impacted by an outage Tuesday morning.
2/3 5:05 a.m. The South Umpqua School Board is considering a possible bond campaign to pay for new buildings and improvements at its facilities.
2/3 4:55 a.m. The VA Roseburg Healthcare System is conducting a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony for the new Protective Care Unit on Tuesday.
2/3 4:45 a.m. Public comments on the proposed plan from the Environmental Protection Agency for cleaning up surface and subsurface mine materials at the Formosa Superfund Site in south Douglas County are due by this Thursday February 5th.
2/3 4:30 a.m. Four campgrounds on the Umpqua National Forest have been added to the agency’s reservation system.
2/2 2:30 p.m. Douglas County’s economy was dealt a big blow Monday when one of the area's largest employers announced that it is laying off nearly ten percent of its workforce effective immediately.
2/2 1:30 p.m. The Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team arrested a man they call, a “long term heroin dealer” last week.
2/2 11:10 a.m. The Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting Mayor Larry Rich, Council President Tom Ryan and City Manager Lance Colley as they present a State of the City update at the chamber’s February 9th membership meeting.
2/2 10:50 a.m. Three people were hurt in an accident Saturday night in Myrtle Creek.
2/2 10:40 a.m. A Myrtle Creek man was arrested by Roseburg Police Monday morning.
2/2 10:30 a.m. Three people are in jail for drug charges and warrants after being apprehended
2/2 10:00 a.m. An accident on Saturday night left a hole in the side of a business building on West Harvard in Roseburg.
2/2 9:50 a.m. A Roseburg man is in the Douglas County jail charged with stealing a bike.
2/2 9:30 a.m. The annual Douglas County Father Daughter Dance is this Friday February 6th at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
2/2 5:40 a.m. The Oregon State Legislature is starting its 2015 session on Monday.
2/2 5:15 a.m. The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement saying southwest Oregon will be in for very wet and windy conditions later in the week.
2/2 5:00 a.m. A KQEN Community Event: The Shawheart and Vascular Center at Mercy Medical is having a Rendezvous with Tea and Heart Health Enlightenment event for women on Thursday February 5th from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
2/2 4:30 a.m. The City of Roseburg Parks and Recreation Division will kick off its Discover Roseburg 5 Geocache Series on Saturday February 7th.
1/31 12:00 p.m. A Coquille woman was killed Friday afternoon in a head-on collision on Highway 38 near Elkton.
1/30 11:10 a.m. A short power outage affected parts of the north Roseburg area Friday morning.
1/30 11:00 a.m. A concert that will help the FISH Food Pantry is set for Saturday night, January 31st in Roseburg.
1/30 10:30 a.m. The 45th annual Greatest of the Grape is set for Saturday March 7th at Seven Feathers Casino Resort in Canyonville.
1/30 9:30 a.m. There was an unusual occurrence on the logs from the Roseburg Police Department on Thursday.
1/30 5:45 a.m. A Myrtle Creek man died Thursday night after the car he was driving drifted into a traffic barrier on Interstate Five and crashed.
1/30 5:30 a.m. Opponents of LNG and the Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline project are meeting Friday night.
1/30 5:15 a.m. The Umpqua Fishery Enhancement Derby is continuing through Saturday.
1/30 5:00 a.m. Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are praising the announcement of federal funding for more than 130 programs across Oregon that seek to help house people who are experiencing homelessness.
1/30 4:30 a.m. Tickets are still available for the Tango Dance Competition happening on Saturday February 21st at Seven Feathers Convention Center.
1/29 11:50 a.m. U. S. Senator Jeff Merkley has announced that he has been appointed to serve on two new subcommittees of the Senate Appropriations Committee.
1/29 11:00 a.m. The Roseburg High music program is having a jazz night Thursday
1/29 10:30 a.m. Oregon Senator Ron Wyden has sent a letter to his colleagues saying that “Counties are being robbed”.
1/29 9:00 a.m. A Roseburg man is in jail on drug and other charges.
1/29 6:00 a.m. The Roseburg School Board clarified more about how the search for a new superintendent will be handled during its meeting Wednesday night.
1/28 1:30 p.m. Three schools in the Roseburg School District are off lockdown Wednesday afternoon.
1/28 12:00 p.m. State authorities are continuing an investigation that led to the arrest of a Winston man last week on charges of encouraging child sex abuse.
1/28 11:00 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio has signed on as an original cosponsor of the Veterans Access to Community Care Act of 2015.
1/28 9:55 a.m. Phoenix Charter School is now accepting applications for its Summer Oregon Youth Conservation Corps program.
1/28 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg woman was hurt Tuesday afternoon following a single vehicle accident in the 5000 block of Roberts Creek Road.
1/28 9:00 a.m. The Glide School Board is accepting applicants for three openings on the budget committee.
1/28 5:30 a.m. A Reedsport man was found guilty on Friday of manslaughter in the second degree.
1/28 5:15 a.m. Air quality is expected to continue deteriorating in the Umpqua Valley.
1/28 5:00 a.m. The Roseburg School Board will discuss the search for a new superintendent when they meet on Wednesday night.
1/28 4:45 a.m. The ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony for the new Protective Care Unit at the VA Roseburg Medical Center is happening next Tuesday February 3rd.
1/28 4:30 a.m. Applications are being accepted by the Douglas County Commissioners to fill two vacancies on the Housing Authority of Douglas County Board.
1/27 3:00 p.m. Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Medford have extended the Air Stagnation Advisory through 1:00 p.m. on Friday.
1/27 11:00 a.m. Detectives with Oregon State Police are investigating a fatal vehicle versus pedestrian incident which took place Monday night in rural Josephine County.
1/27 9:30 a.m. Two Myrtle Creek residents were rescued Monday afternoon, after the boat they were in began to take on water in the South Umpqua River near Stanton Park in Canyonville.
1/27 9:00 a.m. Roseburg Police applied a taser to a man and a dog during an incident on Monday afternoon.
1/27 5:30 a.m. The Roseburg City Council awarded a bid for the Highway 138 Water Main Improvement Project during its meeting on Monday night.
1/27 4:50 a.m. Solar projects in the northwest are getting a big boost from Pacific Power Blue Sky customers.
1/27 4:30 a.m. Officers with the Roseburg Police Department will participate in a traffic safety campaign focusing on DUII enforcement during this upcoming weekend January 31st through February 1st.
1/27 4:15 a.m. Tuesday is Fire Service Appreciation Day in Oregon.
1/27 4:00 a.m. In the KQEN Cultural Spotlight: Umpqua Actors Community Theatre is holding auditions for the smash musical “Chicago” on February 2nd and 3rd.
1/26 11:00 a.m. A contractor for the Oregon Department of Transportation will begin work on the new Rice Hill weather station location sometime this week.
1/26 10:30 a.m. A woman from Tiller will spend 30 days in jail and three years on supervised probation after being sentenced on Friday for first degree criminal mistreatment.
1/26 9:55 a.m. A 34 year old resident of Damascus, Oregon is in the Douglas County Jail on a host of charges.
1/26 9:30 a.m. The board of the South Umpqua School District will have a work session concerning its facility plan and possible bond campaign.
1/26 9:00 a.m. Students in all grade levels of the South Umpqua School District will not have school on Friday January 30th.
1/25 5:30 a.m. The Roseburg City Council will meet Monday night.
1/26 5:05 a.m. The Umpqua National Forest is hosting a public fieldtrip on Tuesday February 3rd for people who want to learn more about the Elk Creek Forest Watershed Restoration Project on the Tiller Ranger District.
1/26 4:50 a.m. The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund is holding a meeting for those opposing LNG and the Pacific Connector gas pipeline project on Friday January 30th.
1/26 4:40 a.m. In the KQEN Cultural Spotlight: Rehearsals for the Roseburg Concert Chorale’s 42nd spring concert will begin on Tuesday January 27th.
1/26 4:30 a.m. A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect Monday morning until 10:00 a.m. for much of the region.
1/25 7:30 a.m. A home in Winchester was destroyed by a fire on Friday night.
1/25 7:00 a.m. A Dense Fog Advisory is in place in the Umpqua Valley until 10:00 a.m. Sunday morning.
1/23 3:30 p.m. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and the Roseburg Police Department in cooperation with Umpqua Community College have opened registration for the 2015 Citizen Police Academy.
1/23 1:30 p.m. Roseburg Police arrested three people after finding a stolen car on Thursday afternoon.
1/23 11:15 a.m. Senator Ron Wyden and Congressman Jason Chaffetz have reintroduced the Geolocation Privacy and Surveillance Act.
1/23 10:45 a.m. The Ranking Member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio has sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx,
1/23 9:50 a.m. Umpqua National Forest Supervisor Alice Carlton has announced that Jimmy Tyree will be the new district ranger for the Diamond Lake District starting on February 23rd.
1/23 9:30 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners are seeking to fill two vacancies on the Douglas County Budget/Compensation Committee due to resignations.
1/23 9:00 a.m. The Adult Basic Skills Program at Umpqua Community College will be celebrating graduation ceremonies at the Wolf Creek Jobs Corp on January 23rd at 3:30 p.m.
1/23 5:30 a.m. Credited with helping countless organizations since he moved to Roseburg thirty years ago, local car dealer Clint Newell was named as the Male First Citizen during the annual Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce Membership Meeting and First Citizens Banquet at the Douglas County Fairgrounds Thursday
1/23 5:00 a.m. Longtime community volunteer Lani Kimoto is the Female First Citizen for 2014.
1/23 4:30 a.m. Roseburg High Senior Garrett Wedge was named the Future First Citizen for Roseburg during the chamber banquet on Thursday night.
1/22 4:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, Business Oregon and the City of Springfield announced an investment that will help employ as many as 190 people at Swanson Group Manufacturing in Springfield.
1/22 11:30 a.m. Oregon Senator Ron Wyden along with Senator Mike Crapo of Idaho has re-introduced a bill to overhaul federal wildfire policy to boost funding for fire prevention and treat the largest wildfires as natural disasters.
1/22 10:45 a.m. Thursday night will be a big evening in the Umpqua Valley. It’s the 61st annual Membership Meeting and First Citizens Banquet put on by the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce.
1/22 10:30 a.m. The VA Roseburg Healthcare System will have a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony for the new Protective Care Unit called “The Lodge”, on February third.
1./22 10:00 a.m. Three teenagers were hurt in an early morning wreck on Roberts Mountain Road Thursday morning.
1/22 9:30 a.m. No one was hurt when a train struck a pickup Wednesday night on Riddle Bypass Road.
1/22 9:00 a.m. A local transient is in the Douglas County Jail following an incident in a parking lot on Garden Valley Boulevard on Wednesday night.
1/21 5:40 a.m. Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber will visit the fire damaged Swanson mill in Springfield on Thursday.
1/22 5:20 a.m. The Roseburg School District is looking for community input as it searches for a new superintendent.
1/22 5:00 a.m. The 23rd annual Umpqua Fishery Enhancement Derby is coming next week. The derby includes a dinner and auction that benefits fish enhancement projects in the Umpqua Basin.
1/22 4:30 a.m. Air quality around the Umpqua Valley may improve slightly on Thursday.
1/21 4:00 p.m. The VA Roseburg Healthcare System will hold another Town Hall meeting in February.
1/21 1:45 p.m. Fire Chief Greg Marlar of Douglas County Fire District No.2 has completed a process that awards him the professional designation of “Chief Fire Officer”.
1/21 11:00 a.m. Officials with the Environmental Protection Agency came to Riddle on Tuesday to take citizen comments about plans to deal with the Formosa Mine Superfund Site in southern Douglas County.
1/21 9:50 a.m. Three people were arrested by Roseburg Police early Wednesday morning after an officer pulled over a car that was reported to be stolen.
1/21 9:00 a.m. A three vehicle accident clogged up northbound traffic on Northeast Stephens for a time Tuesday afternoon.
1/21 5:00 a.m. Federal officials will be in Medford next month to hold a public meeting regarding a proposed casino that the Coquille Indian Tribe wants to build.
1/21 4:45 a.m. The Oregon Department of Transportation is adding six TripCheck cameras and weather stations in southern Oregon.
1/20 3:50 p.m. Stagnant air is back in the Umpqua Valley and for much of the surrounding area as well.
1/20 2:30 p.m. Members of the Oregon Congressional Delegation are urging the Obama Administration to use a portion of the federal funds that have been allocated for dredging at Oregon’s small ports.
1/20 1:30 p.m. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office has identified the person who was shot and killed last Thursday night in a rural area south east of Cottage Grove.
1/20 10:45 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: The Young Entrepreneur’s Society will hear about a tech startup during its next meeting on January 28th.
1/20 10:30 a.m. A Roseburg man was cited for unlawful possession of methamphetamine during a traffic stop on Aviation Drive Monday night in Roseburg.
1/20 10:00 a.m. Roseburg Police arrested a 26 year old woman on Sunday morning when she was contacted at a store in the 700 block of Southeast Oak in downtown Roseburg.
1/20 9:30 a.m. A 44 year old Roseburg woman was cited on Saturday evening after she and another woman got into a physical altercation while watching a movie at the cinemas on Highwood.
1/20 9:00 a.m. A Roseburg woman is in the Douglas County Jail on three drug charges.
1/20 5:30 a.m. President Barack Obama will give the State of the Union Address to the nation on Tuesday night.
1/20 5:05 a.m. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help from the public in locating a missing Gresham man who may be in Lane County.
1/24 4:45 a.m. This Saturday January 24th it is Wildlife Safari Day at Umpqua Community College.
1/19 4:00 p.m. Deputies with the Lane County Sheriff’s Office are continuing to investigate the fatal shooting that took place last Thursday night in a rural area southeast of Cottage Grove.
1/19 1:00 p.m. Douglas Timber Operators will have its first breakfast meeting of the New Year on Thursday January 22nd.
1/19 11:00 a.m. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will have a hearing Tuesday night on a proposed plan to deal with the abandoned Formosa Mine south of Riddle.
1/19 10:00 a.m. The annual Wings & Wheels event is set for July 18th at the Major General Marion E. Carl Memorial Airfield at the Roseburg Regional Airport.
1/19 9:00 a.m. Monday is the final day to purchase tickets to the Annual Membership Meeting and First Citizen’s Banquet of the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce.
1/19 5:30 a.m. Monday is the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
1/19 5:15 a.m. Roseburg Police have charged a man in connection with a recent burglary at Oregon Tool and Supply.
1/19 5:00 a.m. A Riddle man was taken to the Douglas County Jail Thursday afternoon on a drug charge.
1/19 4:35 a.m. In a recent ceremony, Crater Lake Superintendent Craig Ackerman accepted the Oregon Governor’s Office of Film and Television "Film Advocate Award" for contributions to advancing the film and television industry in the state.
1/19 4:20 a.m. A concert to benefit the FISH Food Pantry is happening on Saturday January 31st at First Presbyterian Church in Roseburg. Award winning pianist John Nilsen will come Portland to perform.
1/16 2:30 p.m. A Cave Junction man is in the Douglas County Jail charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine. .
1/16 1:30 p.m. Seven Feathers Casino Resort has announced that Friday night’s show featuring comedian Lily Tomlin has been rescheduled.
1/16 11:45 a.m. Deputies with the Lane County Sheriff’s Office are investigating an apparent homicide that took place Thursday night.
1/16 11:00 a.m. Due to the passage of ballot measure 91 which legalizes the recreational use of marijuana in Oregon, The Roseburg Police Department will retire K9 Dora around July first when the measure takes effect.
1/16 10:20 a.m. A KQEN Community Event: Myrtle Creek Lions Club is presenting a surf and turf dinner and an oral auction on Saturday January 31st.
1/16 10:00 a.m. A Roseburg man is in jail after an unusual situation on Thursday afternoon.
1/16 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg man was arrested after an incident in a store parking lot on Stewart Parkway.
1/16 5:30 a.m. A benefit will be held on Saturday to help a local woman in her fight against Cystic Fibrosis.
1/16 5:00 a.m. The United Community Action Network received over 30,000 pounds of food on Thursday from Sherm’s Thunderbird Market.
1/16 4:45 a.m. Parents whose children will be attending kindergarten in the Winston-Dillard School District next fall can attend three sessions of the Pre-Kindergarten Parent Academy at Brockway Elementary School.
1/16 4:30 a.m. The Forest Service has named Holly Jewkes as acting deputy forest supervisor for the Umpqua National Forest.
1/15 3:15 p.m. The Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team has arrested a man they say is a “significant” dealer of heroin in the area.
1/15 1:45 p.m. A Springfield man is still hospitalized after the pickup he was driving slammed into a log truck that was stopped on Wednesday morning.
1/15 11:45 a.m. The Roseburg School Board received an update on what has been going on as the district prepares for full day kindergarten starting with the upcoming school year during a work session held Wednesday night.
1/15 10:40 a.m. A Winston area man is heading to prison after being sentenced for first degree sex abuse.
1/15 10:00 a.m. The City of Winston will have its annual Community Goal Setting Session this Saturday morning.
1/15 8l39 a.m. A Roseburg woman is in the Douglas County Jail on a drug charge.
1/15 9:00 a.m. A Roseburg man is in the Douglas County Jail on a drug charge following his arrest on Wednesday night.
1/15 5:40 a.m. The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is hosting an information meeting on a 401 water quality certification for the proposed Jordan Cover Energy Project near North Bend on Thursday night.
1/15 5:25 a.m. On Wednesday FBI agents arrested T. Jeremy Ossana on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography.
1/15 5:10 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: Oregon businesses reported 45,700 vacancies in the fall of 2014. That’s an increase of 13, 400 vacancies from the prior year.
1/15 4:45 a.m. The Oregon College Savings Plan has an offer for those opening an account on behalf of a new Oregon baby during the months of January, February and March.
1/15 4:30 a.m. A KQEN Community Event: The Umpqua Valley Arts Association has announced the dates for its 47th annual Umpqua Valley Summer Arts Festival.
1/14 5:00 p.m. Detectives with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office have charged a 28 year old man with sexually abusing an eight year old girl.
1/14 2:20 p.m. A Roseburg motorist blamed bright sunlight for causing a two vehicle accident near the intersection of Highway 42 and Grant Smith Road in Green on Tuesday afternoon.
1/14 1:30 p.m. Troopers with Oregon State Police are continuing to investigate a fatal vehicle versus pedestrian crash that took place Tuesday night near Wolf Creek.
1/14 11:00 a.m. One person is hospitalized after an accident Wednesday morning when a full sized pickup traveling at about fifty miles per hour hit a log truck that was stopped in the area of Fort McKay Road and Garden Valley Road in Umpqua.
1/14 9:50 a.m. A Roseburg man is in the Douglas County Jail after Roseburg Police say he pointed a black handgun at two people during an argument in the 800 block of Southeast Stephens Tuesday night just before 10: 00 p.m.
1/14 9:30 a.m. Roseburg Police have charged a man with several drug offenses following an investigation into a traffic crash.
1/14 5:45 a.m. The Roseburg City Council started its work for 2015 with a meeting on Tuesday night.
1/14 5:00 a.m. The Sutherlin City Council will have its first meeting of 2015 on Wednesday night.
1/14 4:45 a.m. A move to all day kindergarten will be discussed during a work session of the Roseburg School Board on Wednesday night.
1/14 4:30 a.m. A Medal of Honor presentation by a representative of the French Consulate will commemorate and honor the service of Neil Talcott, a World War Two veteran who recently passed away at the VA Roseburg Healthcare Center.
1/13 3:00 p.m. The United Community Action Network is about to get a big donation of food from a regional group of supermarkets.
1/13 11:00 a.m. Senator Ron Wyden will have town halls this weekend in three Oregon counties.
1/14 10:45 a.m. Two people were hurt in a two car accident Monday afternoon at the entrance to Roseburg Forest Products Plant in Dillard.
1/13 10:20 a.m. A Roseburg teen is in serious condition at Mercy Medical Center following a single vehicle accident on Monday night.
1/13 10:00 a.m. What started out to be a deputy checking on a vehicle that looked like it was lost, led to the arrest or two people early Monday morning in the 4000 block of Curtain Road in rural Douglas County.
1/13 9:45 a.m. Students across Oregon will be tested on the state’s adopted Common Core State Standards through the Smarter Balanced Assessment test starting this spring.
1/13 9:00 a.m. A Roseburg man is in the Douglas County Jail on a drug charge.
1/13 5:20 a.m. The Roseburg City Council will have its first meeting of 2015 Tuesday night.
1/13 5:00 a.m. “Choose Prosperity” is the theme for 61st annual membership meeting and first citizen award banquet being held Thursday January 22nd by the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce.
1/13 4:45 a.m. The Roseburg School District is offering help for families who want to get their kids ready for kindergarten.
1/13 4:40 a.m. Roseburg District of the Bureau of Land Management and the Umpqua National Forest are hosting a photo contest.
1/12 2:40 p.m. Two representatives that will serve parts of Douglas County began their legislative careers Monday.
1/12 2:20 p.m. Forest Service officials are temporarily closing Forest Road 60 at its intersection with Forest Road 60-700 because of a culvert washout at milepost 9.4 of the 60 road.
1/12 10:30 a.m. A fire caused heavy damage to an older motor home Saturday afternoon in the Melrose area.
1/12 10:00 a.m. A Roseburg man was jailed for heron possession following a traffic accident Monday morning.
1/12 9:30 a.m. Two men were detained for possessing a small amount of methamphetamine during an early morning traffic stop in Roseburg on Monday.
1/12 9:00 a.m. Two teens were hurt in a fog related accident that happened on Sunday morning.
1/12 5:30 a.m. The focus Monday is on the Oregon Duck game happening Monday night in Dallas, Texas.
1/12 5:15 a.m. The Oregon State Legislature will have Legislative Organizational Days Monday through Wednesday.
1/12 5:00 a.m. Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber will take the oath of office and begin his fourth term Monday morning at 10:30 a.m.
1/12 4:40 a.m. An Umpqua Valley winery has had ten out of their ten wines invited to compete, place Gold or higher at Wine Press Northwest’s 2014 “Best of the Best in the Pacific Northwest” wine competition.
1/12 4:20 a.m. A Douglas County Grand Jury says a Reedsport Police officer was justified in using deadly force on a Roseburg man during a bizarre incident on Highway 101 two miles south of Reedsport on December 23rd.
1/9 11:00 a.m. Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley says that in the new session of Congress which began this week, he has become the top Democrat on the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies.
1/8 10:30 a.m. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is sharing the results of its traffic safety campaign that focused on DUII enforcement during the holidayseason.
1/9 10:00 a.m. Roseburg Police arrested a 53 year old man near the corner of Winchester and Wright early Friday morning.
1/8 9:30 a.m. Roseburg Police arrested two men on drug charges on Thursday night.
1/9 6:30 a.m. The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is hosting four information meetings on a 401 water quality certification for the proposed Jordan Cove Energy Project near North Bend.
1/9 5:30 a.m. The Roseburg School District is celebrating January as “School Board Recognition Month”
1/9 5:00 a.m. Tickets to the 61st annual Membership Meeting and First Citizens Banquet held by the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce are now on sale.
1/9 4:30 a.m. Stagnate air is not leaving southwest Oregon any time soon.
1/9 4:20 a.m. A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect for central Douglas County, along with Josephine and Jackson counties and eastern Curry County through 10:00 a.m. Friday morning.
1/8 3:30 p.m. Oregon Senator’s Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley have re-introduced the O&C Lands Act and Klamath Water Recovery and Economic Restoration Act.
1/8 1:30 p.m. A two car accident in the Myrtle Creek area sent a toddler to the hospital on Wednesday afternoon.
1/8 11:15 a.m. A number of groups around the country are supporting the first ever National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day set for this Friday.
1/8 10:20 a.m. First it was Roseburg, then Sutherlin, and now four cities in Douglas County have moved city council meetings scheduled for Monday, due to the Oregon Ducks playing for the National Championship.
1/8 10:00 a.m. The VA Roseburg Healthcare System has scheduled its Quarterly Remembrance Service for Thursday January 15th at 12:00 p.m.
1/8 9:30 a.m. An Air Stagnation Advisory has been extended through mid-morning on Friday.
1/8 9:00 a.m. The National Weather Service has issued a Dense Fog Advisory for much of the region.
1/8 5:30 a.m. The Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation gave out over $460,000 to 63 non-profit groups in southwestern Oregon on Wednesday.
1/8 4:50 a.m. Food donations to the United Community Action Network are down. Jeanine Coffey of UCAN says food donations in 2014 brought in over 24,000 pounds less food than was received in 2013.
1/8 4:30 a.m. The Edelweiss Ski Club will have its next meeting on January 20th.
1/7 3:00 p.m. A Tiller couple pled no contest to charges of criminal mistreatment, during a trial in Douglas County Circuit Court on Tuesday.
1/7 2:30 p.m. A trial for the man accused of killing a convenience store clerk in September of last year has been set for January of 2016.
1/7 11:00 a.m. The first meeting of the Douglas County Commissioners in 2015 brought a few surprises. Commissioner meetings are now being televised again.
1/7 9:45 a.m. Roseburg Police arrested a man on two drug charges Wednesday morning.
1/7 9:30 a.m. Roseburg Police arrested a 34 year old man Tuesday afternoon after he was termed as “suspicious” because he allegedly appeared to be trying to walk on Interstate Five near the Garden Valley Interchange.
1/7 9:00 a.m. Roseburg Police have cited two more people for smoking in a city park.
1/7 5:45 a.m. Air quality in the Umpqua Valley continues to deteriorate.
1/7 5:30 a.m. A second city council in Douglas County has moved its next scheduled meeting due to the upcoming Oregon/Ohio State National Championship football game.
1/7 5:15 a.m. Leadership at the VA Roseburg Medical Center is responding to a survey of employees conducted last fall.
1/7 4:55 a.m. As the 114th session of Congress convened on Tuesday, Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley was sworn in for his second six-year term.
1/7 4:30 a.m. A KQEN community event: Umpqua Community College will broadcast a production of “Treasure Island” from London’s West End by National Theatre Live on Thursday January 22nd.
1/6 2015 11:00 a.m. A Roseburg woman was arrested early Tuesday morning on multiple charges following a traffic stop on the southbound off ramp of Interstate Five at exit 123 at around 1:00 a.m.
1/6 10:40 a.m. Umpqua Community College continues its faculty lecture series on January 21st and 22nd.
1/6 10:20 a.m. The Roseburg City Council will have a goal setting session later in the month.
1/6 10:00 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners are accepting applications for the Douglas County Veterans Advisory Committee.
1/6 9:30 a.m. Biologists with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife are investigating the deaths of large numbers of seabirds along the Pacific coast following harsh winter weather the past several weeks.
1/6 5:20 a.m. Former Douglas County Commissioner Joe Laurance will present the annual State of the County address at next Monday’s membership meeting of the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce.
1/6 5:00 a.m. Dillard Alternative High School is being called an unqualified success.
1/6 4:50 a.m . The Lane County Sheriff’s Office has released information on the results of its crack down on DUII motorists over the New Year’s holiday period.
1/6 4:30 a.m. Mercy Foundation has received a $5000 grant from the Ben Serafin Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation to help the work of the Mercy Healthy Kids Outreach Program.
1/5 11:40 a.m. Roseburg Police are investigating the unattended death of a local woman.
1/5 10:45 a.m. Officers with the Roseburg Police responded to a report of a female in the median in the 1400 block of Garden Valley on Friday evening at about 9:00 p.m.
1/5 10:00 a.m. New Douglas County officials received the oath of office Monday morning.
1/5 9:30 a.m. A public health leader received a big award recently.
1/5 9:00 a.m. It’s not often that a sporting event causes a public body to change its meeting time. However that is the case for the next Roseburg City Council meeting.
1/5 6:30 a.m. The Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce is preparing for its 61st annual membership meeting and awards banquet.
1/5 5:30 a.m. Oregon State Police reported an uptick in the number of DUII arrests made over the News Year’s period from 6:00 p.m. on New Year’s Eve to midnight on January first.