10/4 6:30 p.m. The campus of Umpqua Community College is re-opening on Monday though classes will not start until Monday October 12th.
10/4 2:45 p.m. As residents of Douglas County begin to process their emotions following the UCC shooting, counselors stand ready to help.
10/4 2:20 p.m. A transmission line failure early Sunday morning, led to over 7,000 customers of Pacific Power being without power on Sunday.
10/4 1:30 p.m. Mercy Medical Center and Sacred Heart Medical at Riverbend in Springfield have provided updates on some patients being cared for following Thursday’s shooting at Umpqua Community College.
10./3 2:00 p.m. The Oregon State Police Medical Examiner says the man who killed nine people and wounded nine others at Umpqua Community College last Thursday died of suicide.
10/3 2:00 p.m. Douglas County District Attorney Rick Wesenberg was among the officials addressing the media at Saturday’s press conference.
10/3 2:00 p.m. Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin provided a timeline of the first hour following last Thursday’s shooting at Umpqua Community College.
10/3 8:30 a.m. The Community Health Alliance is offering mental health services to people needing help following Thursdays shooting at Umpqua Community College.
10/3 8:10 a.m. A group of local pastors is holding a prayer and worship rally to honor the UCC shooting victims.
10/3 7:50 a.m. Oregon Governor Kate Brown has ordered that all flags at public institutions in Oregon remain at half-staff until Tuesday October 6th, in honor of the Roseburg community.
10/2 4:50 p.m. A few of the families who lost loved ones in Thursday’s shooting at Umpqua Community College provided a statement to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office which is being released to the public:
10/2 3:40 p.m. From students who had just graduated from high school to a 67 year old college teacher, the names of those gunned down in Thursday’s shooting at Umpqua Community College have been released by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
8/2 2:00 p.m. At 8:00 a.m. this morning a non specific shooting threat was made on a computer that a shooting would be carried out at a school sometime today.
10/2 11:25 a.m. The shooter who took the lives of nine people and wounded seven others before being killed in an exchange of gun fire with police had six guns with him on the campus of Umpqua Community College on Thursday.
10/2 5:05 a.m. Douglas County is starting to regroup following Thursday’s shooting at Umpqua Community College.
10/2 4:40 a.m. A crowd of around 2,000 people turned out Thursday night for a candle light vigil in Roseburg's Stewart Park following the shootings at Umpqua Community College.
10/2 4:05 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio released a statement following the shooting at Umpqua Community College.
10/2 4:00 a.m. The Community Health Alliance based in Roseburg is assisting Douglas County residents in dealing with the tragic incident at Umpqua Community College.
10/1 10:45 p.m. Greater Douglas United Way and Umpqua Bank have partnered to establish a relief fund for those impacted by Thursday’s shooting at Umpqua Community College.
10/1 10:15 p.m. Oregon Governor Kate Brown has ordered flags lowered to half-staff at all public institutions in the state through sunset on Friday, in honor of the victims of the Umpqua Community College shooting.
10/1 10:00 p.m. Officials with Mercy Medical Center are addressing the shooting Thursday at Umpqua Community College.
10/1 6:30 p.m. Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin says that ten people were killed and seven injured during the shooting Thursday morning at Umpqua Community College.
10/1 3:20 p.m. Douglas County is reeling following a mass shooting at Umpqua Community College Thursday morning.
10/1 10:00 a.m. A Roseburg woman was cited after the car she was driving collided with an ambulance Wednesday morning at about 11:50 a.m.
10/1 9:30 a.m. Cobb School is inviting community members in Douglas County to join them in their annual fundraising event by pledging support for their Jog-A-Thon on Friday October 9th at Gaddis Park.
10/1 9:00 a.m. A 50 year old Roseburg man is in jail charged with strangulation and two other counts.
10/1 5:15 a.m. A Coos County man has been charged with two counts of felony failure to perform the duties of a driver to an injured person, following a fatal accident Tuesday afternoon in Coos Bay.
10/1 4:50 a.m. The Washington/Oak Improvement Project continues in downtown Roseburg.
10/1 4:40 a.m. As hunters gear up for the opening weekend of deer season, officials with the Douglas Forest Protective Association are reminding forest users to be cautious in wildland areas as fire season remains in effect.
10/1 4:20 a.m. Umpqua Community College has announced the speakers for the upcoming sessions of its Faculty Lecture Series.
9/30 4:00 p.m. Douglas County Clerk Patti Hitt has approved a petition filed by Ralph Lamell of Roseburg that seeks to recall Douglas County Commissioner Susan Morgan,
9/30 1:30 p.m. A texting teenager led to a two vehicle accident at the corner of Garden Valley Road and Fisher Road on Wednesday morning.
9/30 11:15 a.m. All Douglas County residents are able to eat out for a meal and support the Winston Teen Center in the process.
9/30 11:05 a.m. A petition to recall Douglas County Commissioner Susan Morgan has been filed with the County Clerk’s Office.
9/30 10:45 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners approved more contracts with non-profit groups to provide health services in the county at their Wednesday meeting.
9/30 10:05 a.m. U.S. Senator Ron Wyden has announced that Oregon has received a $3 million federal grant to reduce fire risks to more than 2,200 homes in parts of Crook, Deschutes and Klamath counties that are adjacent to forests.
9/30 9:55 a.m. Umpqua National Forest Supervisor Alice Carlton has announced that David Warnack will become the new Deputy Forest Supervisor for the Umpqua National Forest.
9/30 9:30 a.m. Around 70 volunteers turned out to support the 13th annual Cow Creek Byway cleanup effort last Saturday, September 26th during National Public Lands Day.
9/30 9:00 a.m. The Pumpkin Patch opens this Saturday, October 3rd at Wildlife Safari.
9/30 5:05 a.m. Crews with the Douglas Forest Protective Association dealt with two fires Tuesday afternoon.
9/30 4:50 a.m. Workers with the City of Roseburg will be fog sealing the center turn lane of Northeast Stephens between Stewart Parkway and Newton Creek Road as part of this year’s pavement management project.
9/30 4:40 a.m. Fall is in the air and rifle season is just around the corner.
9/20 4:25 a.m. The Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance Program, known as SHIBA, is a resource available in Douglas County and throughout the state.
9/29 1:30 p.m. The hot dry weather, along with an increase in recent fire activity has prompted the Douglas Forest Protective Association to increase the fire danger level back to “high” on all DFPA protected lands.
9/29 11:00 a.m. The VA Roseburg Healthcare System will have a Town Hall meeting Wednesday October 6th in Springfield.
9/29 10:45 a.m. The Community Cancer Center in Roseburg is holding an award recognition event on Wednesday, September 30th.
9/29 10:00 a.m. The Great Umpqua Palate Challenge is this Saturday, October 3rd.
9/29 9:50 a.m. Over 2,000 customers in the Glide area will be without power for approximately three hours this Saturday night while crews with Pacific Power do what is being called “vital repair work”.
9/29 9:30 a.m. Saying there are “challenging years ahead”, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin has filed for a third term in office.
9/29 9:00 a.m. A transient is in jail following a rash of spray painting incidents that apparently happened on Monday in Roseburg.
9/29 5;05 a.m. The Roseburg City Council had first reading of an ordinance that will lead to the vacation of a small portion of Short and Burke Streets during its meeting on Monday night.
9/29 4:45 a.m. A detection flight by an aircraft from the Douglas Forest Protective Association located a fire two miles northeast of Camas Valley Monday afternoon at about 3:45 p.m.
9/29 4:30 a.m. On October 15th, staff with the City of Roseburg, along with many local agencies, families and businesses, will participate in the Great Oregon ShakeOut.
9/28 4:15 a.m. The Winston City Council, acting as the city’s Urban Renewal Agency, will have a meeting Wednesday morning.
9/29 4:00 a.m. Phoenix Charter School will have its Fall Open House on Wednesday.
9/28 2:00 p.m. Fire season remains in effect for all areas that are part of Douglas County Fire District No. 2.
9/20 1:30 p.m. The Douglas Forest Protective Association and Tenmile Rural Fire Department responded to a grass fire Sunday in the Tenmile area.
9/28 11:45 a.m. The Roseburg High School Cheerleaders will be having their annual Football Cheer Clinic next week.
9/28 10:50 a.m. Roseburg Police cited six people that were found hiding in a garage early Sunday morning.
9/28 10:40 a.m. Five people were cited for prohibited camping by Roseburg Police early Sunday morning.
9/28 10:25 a.m. Flaggers will begin controlling traffic at the intersection of Stephens Street and Douglas Avenue in Roseburg at 6:00 a.m. Tuesday morning, September 29th.
9/28 10:10 a.m. Two people are in the Douglas County Jail charged with online sexual corruption of a child.
9/28 9:55 a.m. The Roseburg Rotary Club gained national attention for the Umpqua Valley with the addition of the world’s largest nutcracker in 2014.
9/26 9:40 a.m. The Douglas County Green and Solar Tour is this Saturday October 3rd starting at 9:00 a.m. from Phoenix School of Roseburg.
9/28 9:25 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: The Young Entrepreneurs Society of Roseburg will have its September Entrepreneur Pub Talk on Wednesday night, September 30th.
9/28 9:00 a.m. The Roseburg Marching Ensemble will compete at the Pacific Coast Invitational this Saturday October 3rd.
9/28 7:30 a.m. The Winston City Council will have a workshop meeting on Wednesday September 30th.
9/28 6:45 a.m. The Roseburg City Council appears to have a light agenda for its Monday night meeting.
9/25 11:35 a.m. A fire which burned about ½ acre of grass and brush Thursday afternoon approximately two miles southwest of Rice Hill should be a good reminder that fire danger is still present in Douglas County.
9/25 10:40 a.m. Oregon State Police are about to get 44 new troopers.
9/25 10:30 a.m. Douglas County “Start Making a Reader Today” is having its inaugural Grown Up Spelling Bee.
9/25 10:00 a.m. Douglas County Counsel Paul Meyer says there has been no significant movement in Commissioner Susan Morgan’s lawsuit challenging the term limit ordinance.
9/25 9:30 a.m. The Chief Petitioner of the 2014 ballot measure which led to the imposition of term limits on Douglas County Commissioner’s says he is trying to gather the money to retain an attorney so he can be part of the process as the County Clerk’s office prepares to answer a lawsuit
9/25 5:05 a.m. Officials with the Douglas Forest Protective Association are reminding residents of Douglas County not to be fooled by the recent cooler mornings and cool overnight temperatures.
9/25 4:45 a.m. An instructor at Umpqua Community College has received a National Honor.
9/25 4:25 a.m. The 4th annual South Umpqua River Clean-Up is Saturday September 26th.
9/25 4:15 a.m. In the KQEN Cultural Spotlight: The Diary of Anne Frank is now playing at Umpqua Actors Community Theater.
9/24 10:45 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: Unemployment is up in Douglas County.
9/24 10:10 a.m. Stephens Street between Douglas Avenue and Diamond Lake Boulevard in Roseburg is still limited to one lane in each direction.
9/24 9:45 a.m. A free breast cancer awareness breakfast will be offered on Friday October 2nd.
9/24 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg woman is in jail on a drug charge after being contacted by police early Thursday morning.
9/24 9:00 a.m. A Roseburg man is in the Douglas County Jail held on three charges.
9/24 5:20 a.m. The Roseburg School Board approved a new contract with the district’s classified employees during their meeting on Wednesday night.
9/24 5:05 a.m. County Commission candidate Gary Leif is undeterred by incumbent Susan Morgan’s decision to file suit against the county in an attempt to be able to run for a third term.
9/24 4:45 a.m. The Washington/Oak Improvement Project continues in downtown Roseburg.
9/24 4:30 a.m. Wildlife Safari has been granted accreditation by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
9/25 4:15 a.m. Umpqua Community College and the Roseburg Area Zonta Club will co-host their ninth Open World delegation October 9th-18th.
9/23 3:45 p.m. Officials with the Umpqua National Forest have announced the emergency closure of the Umpqua Hot Springs due to health and safety concerns.
9/23 2:30 p.m. The Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team along with the Mercy Foundation will be participating in National Prescription Drug Take-Back day.
9/23 9:45 a.m. The Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce will get an update on the organization Communities for Healthy Forests during its next membership meeting on October 19th.
9/23 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg woman was cited for three charges after police say she was seen driving an ATV through Micelli Park on Tuesday afternoon.
9/23 9:15 a.m. No one was hurt when a car and a bicycle collided at the corner of West Harvard and Keady Court on Tuesday night.
9/21 9:00 a.m. A Roseburg man is in jail after a Roseburg Police report indicates he knocked a woman to the ground after hitting her on the side of the head with a closed fist on Tuesday afternoon.
9/23 5:20 a.m. The Roseburg School Board will consider contract ratification with the Classified Employees Union as part of its meeting Wednesday night.
9/23 5:05 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: ATRIO Health Plans has appointed Matt Gougler as Chief Marketing Officer.
9/23 4:50 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: A local business owner is taking over the day to day operation of the UCC Cafeteria.
9/23 4:30 a.m. The 3rd annual Oktoberfest to benefit the Taylor/Hatfield Youth Fund will be held this Saturday, September 26th at Backside Brewing Company starting at 4:00 p.m.
9/22 11:35 a.m. Staff with Douglas County Public Works will be closing the northbound lane of Old Highway 99 South between Highway 42 and M Street for nine hours starting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday September 29th.
9/22 11:15 a.m. The Partnership for the Umpqua Rivers is coordinating the End of Summer Umpqua Basin Cleanup.
9/22 11:20 a.m. Umpqua Community College will start the fall term of classes next week
9/22 10:50 a.m. The 16th Annual Tea and Fashion show is coming Sunday, September 27th.
9/22 9:40 a.m. The Roseburg VA Mental Health Homeless Program is kicking off their annual Stand Down event on Wednesday.
9/22 9:20 a.m. A Roseburg man is in jail after a disturbance near the corner of Jackson and Washington early Monday morning.
9/22 9:10 a.m. A 52 year old woman is behind bars after being arrested by Roseburg Police on Monday night.
9/22 9:00 a.m. Two people are in jail on drug charges following a traffic stop in Roseburg.
9/22 5:15 a.m. The Umpqua National Forest has dropped to Industrial Fire Precaution Level 1 with a low fire danger rating.
9/22 5:00 a.m. Firefighters with the Douglas Forest Protective Association and North Douglas Fire and EMS responded to a grass fire Monday afternoon about four miles north of Oakland near the 2000 block of Goodrich Highway.
9/22 4:45 a.m. Staff with the Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division is continuing to seek help from the public as they investigate the illegal shooting of a bull elk in Southern Oregon.
9/22 4:30 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio will host a roundtable policy discussion entitled “Earthquake Early Warning in the Pacific Northwest: Preparing for the Big One” on Tuesday, September 22nd at the University of Oregon.
9/22 4:20 a.m. In the KQEN Cultural Spotlight:Nashville musician Mare Wakefield is playing a series of concerts on the west coast and will be coming to the Roseburg area.
9/21 2:20 p.m. County Commissioner Susan Morgan is formally challenging the term limit ordinance approved by voters in November of 2014.
9/21 10:30 a.m. Staff with the South Central Oregon Incident Management Team will transfer control of the National Creek Complex Fire to the Rogue-Siskiyou National Forest, the Umpqua National Forest and to Crater Lake National Park on Tuesday morning, September 22nd at 7:00 a.m.
9/11 10:20 a.m. The Zonta Club of Roseburg is presenting the 4th annual Iron Woman competition on Saturday October 10th from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
9/21 10:05 a.m. Members of the Masonic Lodge in downtown Roseburg have decided to keep their 106 year old chimney open.
9/21 9:50 a.m. Each year the Umpqua National Forest hosts a volunteer work day as part of National Public Lands Day.
9/21 9:30 a.m. The 14th annual Green and Solar Tour is Saturday October 3rd starting at 9:00 a.m.
9/21 9:00 a.m. A Roseburg woman is in jail after police say her vehicle struck a traffic control trailer near the corner of Diamond Lake Boulevard and Northeast Stephens Street at around 8:30 p.m. Sunday night.
9/21 5:20 a.m. Officials with Oregon State Police have identified the woman who died in a crash on Highway 38 near Scottsburg on Saturday night.
9/21 5:05 a.m. A fire destroyed a mobile home in Green on Saturday morning.
9/21 4:55 a.m. Motorists in Roseburg should watch for flaggers on Stephens Street at the Douglas Avenue Intersection for the next two weeks.
9/21 4:35 a.m. Douglas County’s longest running golf tournament delivered big numbers in 2015.
9/21 4:10 a.m. Organizers of the 2015 Douglas County Veterans Day Parade are seeking entries.
9/20 4:30 p.m. Firefighters have completed fire line construction along the south east fire edge to the south side of the Pumice Desert at the National Creek Complex Fire.
9/20 4:00 p.m. A Coos Bay woman died in a nearly head-on crash Saturday night on Highway 38 just east of Scottsburg.
9/18 11:40 a.m. Due to the cooler weather and rain of the past week, Douglas County Fire District No. 2 has lifted some restrictions regarding power tools and mowing.
9/18 10:30 a.m. The U.S. Senate has passed a resolution honoring the heroes who thwarted the August 21st terrorist attack on a French passenger train.
9/18 10:00 a.m. The Learning Child Committee of the Mercy Foundation will host their annual Mission Possible Sock and Undergarment Drive on Saturday October third.
9/18 9:50 a.m. The YMCA of Douglas County received a $50,000 gift from Mercy Medical Center this week.
9/18 9:15 a.m. Rain fell Thursday on the National Creek Complex Fire near Crater Lake.
9/18 5:05 a.m. Recent rain and cooler temperatures have brought more favorable conditions to the area.
9/18 4:45 a.m. Public use restrictions that prohibited campfires in wilderness areas have been rescinded by officials with the Umpqua National Forest.
9/18 4:30 a.m. The 3rd annual Oktoberfest to benefit the Taylor/Hatfield Memorial Youth Fund will be held on Saturday September 26th at Backside Brewing Company at 4:00 p.m.
9/18 4:15 a.m. The VA Roseburg Healthcare System will have a Town Hall meeting next Thursday September 24th.
9/17 2:30 p.m. Roseburg’s own Alek Skarlatos and the two friends who teamed up with him to subdue a gunman on a train bound for Paris in August went to the White House Thursday.
9/17 10:50 a.m. A Winchester Bay man is in the Douglas County Jail held for rape and other charges.
9/19 10:40 a.m. Wednesday saw little fire activity on the National Creek Complex Fire due to rain and snow.
9/19 10:30 a.m. Officials with Douglas County Environmental Health are asking for help from the public as they try to find two dogs involved in a recent biting incident.
9/17 10:20 a.m. Douglas Timber Operators will hear about the Tide Gate Valley Restoration project during their next meeting.
9/17 10:10 a.m. A 22 year old Coos Bay was hurt when the car he was driving rolled on Highway 38 in the Drain area on Wednesday morning.
9/17 10:00 a.m. A 24 year old woman was taken to Mercy Medical Center following a single vehicle accident on Wednesday morning.
9/17 10:00 a.m. A medical issue may have led to an accident Wednesday afternoon on Northeast Alameda in Roseburg.
9/19 9:30 a.m. Two people were arrested for burglary and drug charges by Roseburg Police early Wednesday morning
9/19 5:15 a.m. Roseburg’s Alek Skarlatos and his two friends who helped thwart a shooting incident on a train bound for Paris last month will meet with President Obama in the Oval Office Thursday morning.
9/17 5:00 a.m. Work continues in downtown Roseburg on the Washington/Oak Improvement Project.
9/17 4:40 a.m. The 4th annual South Umpqua River Clean-Up is happening Saturday September 26th.
9/17 4:20 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners are seeking help from the public as they try to fill positions on three advisory groups.
9/16 2:30 p.m. The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation sponsored by Congressman Peter DeFazio that supporters say would strengthen the tribal authority and expand the land rights of three southwest Oregon federally recognized tribes.
9/16 1:30 p.m. A Washington State man was hurt when the semi truck he was driving struck an elk on Highway 38 west of Elkton Tuesday night.
9/16 11:30 a.m. The Diary of Anne Frank is being presented by the Umpqua Actors Community Theatre starting Thursday, September 17th.
9/16 10:30 a.m. The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Umpqua Valley will have its 2015 Celebrate Kids event on Saturday October 3rd from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
9/16 10:15 a.m. The Winston City Council will discuss what to do with the former library building during a workshop on Thursday morning.
9/19 10:00 a.m. The National Creek Complex Fire located near the northwest boundary of Crater Lake National Park and in the Rogue River-Siskiyou and Umpqua National Forests has now burned nearly 21,000 acres.
9/16 9:40 a.m. An Oakland woman went to jail after her mom refused to drive away from a Roseburg store on Tuesday night.
9/16 9:30 a.m. Roseburg Police are seeking a driver that allegedly ran from a traffic stop early Wednesday morning.
9/16 9:00 a.m. Two people were arrested at the downtown gazebo on Southeast Rose Tuesday afternoon.
9/16 5:05 a.m. The Umpqua National Forest has moved to Industrial Fire Precaution Level 2.
9/16 4:45 a.m. The City of Roseburg Fire Department will start issuing residential burn permits on October first.
9/16 4:30 a.m. Staff with the Coos Forest Protective Association reports that a wildfire started Sunday after someone was mowing grass.
9/16 4:15 a.m. The Winston City Council is having a workshop meeting on Thursday but now the topic has been changed.
9/15 1:35 p.m. Days Creek Charter School had to close early on Tuesday.
9/15 10:30 a.m. Oregon’s payroll employment continues to grow rapidly adding 4,400 jobs in August,
9/15 10:00 a.m. The Winston City Council is holding a workshop Thursday morning.
9/15 9:45 a.m. The National Creek Complex Fire is still not out.
9/15 9:30 a.m. A 23 year old woman is in the Douglas County Jail on multiple drug charges.
9/15 9:00 a.m. A Roseburg man is in jail after allegedly fighting with police on Monday night.
9/15 5:25 a.m. The Roseburg City Council has agreed to let city staff work on proposals to make updates to the tobacco use policy in city parks and said they are also willing to consider extending the ban on smoking in parks to city owned parking lots downtown.
9/15 5:00 a.m. The Roseburg City Council heard the annual report from the Downtown Roseburg Association during its Monday night meeting.
9/15 4:40 a.m. The City of Roseburg is going to pursue purchasing the American Legion Post building on Southeast Oak near downtown.
9/15 4:25 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight:Umpqua Dairy is turning Pink for October.
9/15 4:10 a.m. State Senator Jeff Kruse will speak at the September membership meeting of the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce.
9/14 3:40 p.m. Much cooler weather is expected for most of the week for inland locations of western Oregon.
9/14 2:00 p.m. Douglas County District Attorney Rick Wesenberg has filed for re-election.
9/14 11:35 a.m. Cooler temperatures and higher humidity are expected at the National Creek Complex.
9/14 11:00 a.m. A man from Washington State was hurt in an ATV accident Sunday night at Winchester Bay.
9/14 10:30 a.m. Monday is the 13th anniversary of the death of a Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy, who was killed in the line of duty.
9/14 10:15 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: Roseburg Forest Products announced Monday that it has completed the purchase of the SierraPine Medium Density Fiberboard facility in Medford.
9/14 5:30 a.m. Another look at smoking policies in parks and city owned parking lots and the annual report from the Downtown Roseburg Association are both featured on the agenda for Monday night’s Roseburg City Council meeting.
9/14 4:50 a.m. Officials with the City of Roseburg have launched a new survey regarding Roseburg Business Opportunity Research.
9/14 4:35 a.m. Hot dry weather led to more smoke in the National Creek Complex on Sunday.
9/14 4:25 a.m. Opponents of the Pacific Connector Gas Export Pipeline project are holding “Hike the Pipe”, on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m.to 8:00 p.m. at the River Bend Park pavilion in Winston.
9/14 4:05 a.m. With the Cable Crossing fire now 100% contained, officials with the Bureau of Land Management has reopened three miles of the Swiftwater Segment of the North Umpqua Trial.
9/12 1:00 p.m. Dry lightning storms are expected Saturday at the National Creek Fire.
9/12 7:00 a.m. Officials with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office say that two scams have recently been reported.
9/11 10:30 a.m. A car driven by a Roseburg man and a semi truck operated by a 45 year old driver from California got tangled up on Interstate Five northbound at around 6:00 p.m. Thursday night.
9/11 10:15 a.m. Lane closures continue on the OR138E Corridor Solutions project.
9/11 10:00 a.m. A health benefits fair will be held in Winston on Saturday September 19th. The event will be held at the South River Community Health Center.
9/11 9:30 a.m. Friday is the hottest day of the week and relative humidity is expected to drop to near single digits at the National Creek Complex Fire.
9/11 5:10 a.m. Douglas County Commissioner Chris Boice has filed for re-election.
9/11 4:45 a.m. A new Associate Director for the Southern Oregon Wine Institute has been named.
9/11 4:30 a.m. The event is being held at Millsite Park with music from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday.
9/11 4:20 a.m. The Umpqua Valley Wine Growers are presenting “Wine Your Way” this Saturday and Sunday.
9/10 4:50 p.m. Roseburg businessman Gary Leif has filed to run for Douglas County Commissioner. Thursday was the first day candidates could file for the May 2016 Primary Election.
9/10 4:00 p.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced Thursday that a southern Oregon timber company is now the nation’s first supplier of a certified structural wood product known as cross-laminated timber, or CLT.
9/10 10:00 a.m. Officials with the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2468 in Roseburg will host a ceremony to commemorate the 14th anniversary of 9/11, on Friday.
9/10 9:45 a.m. A 9/11 memorial service will be held in front of Mercy Medical Center on Friday, September 11th.
9/10 9:30 a.m. The National Creek Complex Fire remains 70% contained.
9/10 9:00 a.m. In honor of local 9/11 heroes and victims, local police and firefighters are continuing Thursday with the Battle of the Badges blood drive.
9/10 5:10 a.m. Roseburg Police K9 Iago performed a biting capture on a man trying to get away from police on Wednesday night.
9/10 4:55 a.m. Work continues on the Washington/Oak Improvement Project in downtown Roseburg.
9/10 4:40 a.m.. There is now a vacancy on the Umpqua Community College Board of Trustees.
9/10 4:25 a.m.Two opportunities are coming up for people to return unused and expired medications.
9/10 4:15 a.m. The Douglas Timber Operators and the Natural Resources Committee of the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce will have their September breakfast meeting on September 18th at the Red Lion Hotel in Coos Bay.
9/9 2:00 p.m. An administrator with the Roseburg School District is getting ready to head to Salem to become an Assistant Superintendent with the Oregon Department of Education.
9/9 11:40 a.m. With hot dry weather returning to the forecast, officials with the Douglas Forest Protective Association have increased the fire danger level to “high” effective immediately.
9/9 11:30 a.m. Early release times begin this Wednesday for all Roseburg schools.
9/9 10:45 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners have approved the outsourcing of more health services to other groups in the county.
9/9 10:30 a.m. High temperatures accompanied with low relative humidity are likely to intensify fire activity at the National Creek Complex in Crater Lake National Park and the Rogue-Siskiyou National Forest.
9/9 9:45 a.m. The Winston-Dillard Melon Festival is coming up September 18th-20th at Riverbend Park in Winston.
9/9 9:25 a.m. The 6th annual Bosom Ball to benefit the Treva Hoffman Foundation is set for Friday October 9th at 6:00 p.m. at the Roseburg Country Club.
9/9 5:15 a.m. Winston’s Police Chief is now also that city’s interim city manager.
9/9 4:45 a.m. The City of Roseburg Economic Development Commission is accepting applications for the funding of tourism related projects in the Roseburg area.
9/8 4:30 a.m. Firefighters with the Roseburg Fire Department will have their annual Fill the Boot event this Friday September 11th.
9/9 4:20 a.m. The Douglas County SMART program will be getting some help during Friends and Family night on September 22nd at McMenamins Roseburg Station pub.
9/8 5:40 p.m. A Sutherlin woman died when her vehicle collided with a commercial tanker truck on Tuesday afternoon.
9/8 10:30 a.m. The Winston City Council will consider appointing an interim city manager during its meeting Tuesday night.
9/8 10:00 a.m. Hotter and drier weather is heading into southern Oregon and is likely to increase fire activity at the National Creek Complex Fire.
9/8 9:50 a.m. In cooperation with the Melon Festival, Winston will host a 5k color run/walk on Saturday September 19th.
9//8 9:25 a.m. A pedestrian was hit by a minivan Monday afternoon in Glendale.
9/8 9:00 a.m. A Roseburg man was cited for criminal mischief following an unusual situation on Monday afternoon.
9/8 6:45 a.m. A Myrtle Creek man is in the Douglas County Jail on charges that include computer crime and identity theft.
9/8 5;05 a.m. Smoke will soon be seen again throughout Douglas County.
9/8 4:50 a.m. Fire activity in the National Creek Complex may increase this week. Hotter and drier weather is expected in the region.
9/8 4:40 a.m. Traffic along northeast Stephens Street is limited to one lane in each direction between Douglas Avenue and Diamond Lake Boulevard for the next several weeks.
8/8 4:30 a.m. Evening and nighttime construction work is underway along Garden Valley Boulevard in Roseburg as crews with the Oregon Department of Transportation work to widen the sidewalks along the freeway overpass and upgrade the ADA pedestrian ramps in that area.
9/8 4:15 a.m. The Myrtle Creek Bluegrass Festival is happening this Friday and Saturday, September 11th and 12th, at Millsite Park in Myrtle Creek.
9/8 4:00 a.m. A Myrtle Creek man is in jail after police say the vehicle he was driving crashed in the wetland area in front of a store on Stewart Parkway early Sunday morning.
9/7 6:30 a.m. No one was hurt in a rollover accident Sunday afternoon near downtown
9/7 5:30 a.m. Hot weather is returning to southern Oregon later this week.
9/7 5:05 a.m. With hotter drier weather in the forecast, increased smoke and fire activity may take place on the National Creek Complex of fires this week.
9/7 4:55 a.m. The Myrtle Creek Airport Support Group and the Myrtle Creek-Tri City Area Chamber of Commerce will present a special Fly-In event this Saturday September 12th at French Field.
9/7 4:45 a.m. A Memorial Service to honor those who died trying to save others on September 11th, 2001, will be held at Mercy Medical Center this Friday.
9/7 4:30 a.m. The Umpqua Valley Audubon Society will hear about improving habitat to improve agriculture at its next meeting.
9/5 7:30 a.m. The Douglas District received some lightning activity Friday afternoon.
9/5 7:00 a.m. Final containment is nearing on the Stouts Creek Fire near Tiller. The State of Oregon Department of Forestry will turn over command of the fire to local agencies on Sunday.
9/4 12:00 p.m. A woman from Green was hurt when she crashed her motorcycle into a house on Carnes Road on Thursday night.
9/4 10:30 a.m. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is currently recruiting for its Search and Rescue Volunteer Unit.
9/4 10:00 a.m. The Oregon Department of State Lands has scheduled the first of several meetings regarding the next steps and timeline for parties interested in participating in the ownership of the Common Schools lands within the Elliot State Forest near Coos Bay.
9/4 9:30 a.m. With the 2015 football season kicking off for both the University of Oregon and Oregon State University, the Oregon State Police and Oregon Department of Transportation are urging football fans and other game day travelers to be ready for a high volume of vehicles on Interstate Five both on Friday afternoon and on Saturday.
9/4 9;00 a.m. The Stouts Creek Fire near Tiller is almost fully contained.
9/4 5:05 a.m. As Labor Day weekend approaches, fire officials with the Douglas Forest Protective Association are asking for the public’s help in preventing human caused fires.
9/4 4:45 a.m. Crews with the Douglas Forest Protective Association along with members of three local agencies dealt with a fire on Strickland Canyon Road on Thursday afternoon.
9/4 4:30 a.m. Traffic on Northeast Stephens Street in Roseburg will be limited to one lane in each direction between Douglas Avenue and Diamond Lake Boulevard starting next Tuesday September 8th.
9/4 4:00 a.m. The Downtown Roseburg Association will present a Taste of Downtown Wine Walk next Thursday September 10th.
9/3 1:45 p.m. Greater Douglas United Way kicked off its 2015/2016 fundraising campaign on Thursday morning.
9/3 10:30 a.m. The News-Review has announced that it has been purchased by Roseburg based Lotus Media.
9/3 10:15 a.m. A log truck and a passenger car collided on Highway 42 in the Camas Valley area early Thursday morning.
9/3 10:00 a.m. In honor of the heroes and victims of the events of September 11, 2001, local firefighters and police are turning a legendary rivalry into a good cause with a Battle of the Badges blood drive.
9/3 9:30 a.m. The Stouts Creek Fire is 96% contained.
9/3 5:25 a.m. The cast has been announced for the upcoming season of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars”.
9/3 5:10 a.m. The Oregon State Police Fish and Wildfire Division is seeking the public’s assistance with an ongoing investigation in Southern Oregon.
9/3 4;55 a.m. Officials with the Umpqua National Forest have announced a reduction in public use restrictions across the Forest just in time for Labor Day weekend.
9/3 4:40 a.m. NeighborWorks Umpqua has received the Outstanding Affordable Developer award from the U.S. Green Building Council.
9/2 1:15 p.m. Saturday September 12 will be the 7th annual North Umpqua Fly Fishing Festival.
9/2 10:40 a.m. State Senator Jeff Kruse will speak to the September membership meeting of the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce on September 21st,
9/2 10:20 a.m. Lots of work is underway as the Washington/Oak Improvement Project continues in downtown Roseburg.
9/2 9:45 a.m. Starting today the public has to pay to dispose of solid waste, wood waste and landscape waste at the Douglas County Landfill.
9/2 9:30 a.m. Officers with the Roseburg Police Department will be participating in a traffic safety campaign focusing on DUII enforcement during the upcoming Labor Day weekend.
9/2 9:00 a.m. A Roseburg man went to jail after what police term as criminal mischief south of downtown Roseburg.
9/2 7:00 a.m. Roseburg resident and Army National Guard Specialist Alek Skarlatos has joined the cast of Dancing with the Stars for their 21st season.
9/2 5:15 a.m. Two men are in the Douglas County Jail on charges relating to tampering with drug records.
9/2 4:50 a.m. Firefighters from the Douglas Forest Protective Association and Lookingglass Rural Fire Department responded to a report of heavy smoke in the area of Flournoy Valley Tuesday afternoon at about 12:45 p.m.
9/2 4:40 a.m. Motorists along Garden Valley Boulevard in Roseburg should watch for evening and nighttime construction at the Interstate Five interchange, also known as exit 125.
9/2 4:30 a.m. Crater Lake National Park invites all fourth grade students to visit the park for free as part of the new Every Kid in a Park program being promoted by the White House.
9/2 4:15 a.m. Douglas County’s Sheriff and District Attorney will speak to a local timber group at their next meeting.
9/1 6:00 p.m. Due to work happening as part of the Washington/Oak Improvement Project in downtown Roseburg, a contractor for the City of Roseburg will close the southbound lane of traffic on Kane Street between Washington and Cass Avenue.
9/1 11:50 a.m. Friday, September 4th, the Roseburg Marching Ensemble is holding their Golden Arrow Performance to celebrate the kickoff of the new school year.
9/1 11:00 a.m. The National Creek Complex Fire, burning in Crater Lake National Park and in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, is now 65% contained.
9/1 11:00 a.m. The Umpqua Valley Arts Association’s 5th Annual Umpqua Plein Air Event will take place September 16th-19th.
9/1 10:00 a.m. Mop up has been expanded on the Stouts Creek Fire near Tiller.
9/1 9:45 a.m. A 44 year old man was hurt after crashing his motorcycle Saturday night as he tried to elude police in south Douglas County.
9/1 9:00 a.m. A Roseburg woman was taken to jail for throwing a hammer and nearly hitting a second woman on Monday afternoon.
9/1 6:45 a.m. The closure of parts of the Pacific Crest Trail in the Crater Lake National Park has been lifted.
9/1 5:05 a.m. A missing Myrtle Creek man has been found deceased.
9/1 4:50 a.m. Officials with the Umpqua National Forest have announced a reduction of the Industrial Fire Precaution Level from level 4 to level 3.
9/1 4:35 a.m. Greater Douglas United Way is getting ready to launch its 2015-2016 fundraising campaign with its annual kick-off breakfast on Thursday September 3rd.
9/1 4:20 a.m. A Roseburg woman was hurt when her vehicle rolled on Sunday morning.
8/31 11:15 a.m. While the cooler temperatures and rain showers over the weekend were not enough to end fire season, It did bring much needed relief to the area.
8/31 11:00 a.m. Authorities from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office are trying to find a missing Myrtle Creek man.
8/31 10:45 a.m. An unusual situation led to the arrest of a man on Friday night.
8/31 10:00 a.m. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has recognized fisheries advocate and volunteer Richard Heap by presenting him with the Dave Liscia Volunteer Award.
8/31 9:30 a.m. A bicyclist was hurt when he ran into a car on Saturday morning.
8/31 9:00 a.m. Ten people, ranging in age from 16 to 20, were cited late Saturday night during what Roseburg Police term as an MIP party.
8/31 5:20 a.m. Monday is the first day of the 2015/2016 school year for most students in Douglas County.
8/31 5:05 a.m. Motorists in Roseburg should watch for intermittent lane closures on Stephens Street near Diamond Lake through September 4th, due to ongoing road work.
8/31 4:45 a.m. The National Creek Complex of fires has grown to over 15,000 acres.
8/31 4:35 a.m. The Stouts Creek Fire near Tiller is now 90% contained. Weekend rain helped crews to continue strengthening control lines and conducting repair work.
8/31 4:20 a.m. The Roseburg area Angel Investment Network conference is now accepting applicants for both an investment for a “launch” stage company and a prize package for a “concept” stage company.
8/29 2:15 p.m. Over $100,000 has been raised in the 2015 Roseburg Duck Race to help six non-profit organizations that fight child abuse in Douglas County.
8/29 10:00 a.m. Cooler temperatures and recent rainfall has dropped the fire danger from “extreme” to “high” on the Douglas District.
8/29 9:30 a.m. Crews continue to work to contain the Stouts Creek Fire near Tiller, strengthening control lines and conducting repair work.
8/28 1:30 p.m. Rock Creek Hatchery is reopening to the public this Saturday, August 29th.
8/28 10:30 a.m. A Roseburg man went to a hospital following a standoff with Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputies on Thursday afternoon.
8/28 10:00 a.m. The National Creek Complex of fires burning in Crater Lake National Park and in the Rogue River Siskiyou National Forest have topped 13,000 acres.
8/28 9:45 a.m. The north entrance to Crater Lake National Park has reopened.
8/28 9:30 a.m. Over 13,000 gallons of water was dropped on the Stouts Creek Fire on Thursday.
8/28 9:00 a.m. A Myrtle Creek woman is in jail after a police chase that lasted for over an hour Thursday afternoon.
8/28 5:05 a.m. Disposal fees at the Douglas County Landfill and transfer stations start next week.
8/28 4:45 a.m. A major change in the weather pattern is slated to begin Friday night for much of the region.
8/28 4:35 a.m. Due to the cooler conditions predicted for lands protected by the Coos Forest Protective Association, the agency has moved to an Industrial Fire Precaution Level 3.
8/28 4:25 a.m. The Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking community benefit project applications for its 2015-2016 Project Leadership program.
8/28 4:10 a.m. Douglas County Senior Services in partnership with the Senior Services Advisory Council will hold regional town hall meetings around Douglas County to take input on the development of its four year Area Agency on Aging Plan.
8/27 1:30 p.m. The National Creek Complex of fires burning in Crater Lake National Park and in the Rogue River Siskiyou National Forest is 25% contained.
8/27 10:50 a.m. Teachers in the Roseburg School District are getting a two percent pay raise.
8/27 10:30 a.m. Archery season opens Saturday August 29th and fire officials with the Umpqua National Forest and the Douglas Forest Protective Association are reminding hunters that public use restrictions remain in place to prevent new fires.
8/27 9:45 a.m. Over 15,000 gallons of water was dropped on the south end of the Stouts Creek Fire east of Myrtle Creek on Wednesday.
8/27 9:25 a.m. iWith the Labor Day weekend getting close, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a traffic safety campaign that focuses on DUII enforcement.
8/27 9:00 a.m. Two people were detained by Roseburg Police Wednesday morning after they were reportedly found inside a boat that was parked for sale in the 200 block of Southeast Stephens.
8/27 5:15 a.m. The Washington/Oak Improvement Project continues in downtown Roseburg with many different aspects of the project underway:
8/27 5:05 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio has announced a new grant of nearly $364,000 for the Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments to fund the Foster Grandparents Senior Corps program.
8/27 4:50 a.m. The Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce will kick-off fall with a membership meeting on September 21st.
8/27 4:45 a.m. The SMART program is looking for volunteers for the upcoming school year. SMART stands for Start Making a Reader Today.
8/26 4:00 p.m. The recent run of hot and dry weather will come to an end starting on Friday.
8/26 1:10 p.m. The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Umpqua Valley is inviting the community to join them in an evening of celebrating outstanding members of the club.
8/26 12:00 p.m. The Roseburg School Board is set to consider a new contract with teachers during its meeting tonight.
10/26 10:30 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners passed resolutions regarding the Second Amendment and Medicaid during their weekly meeting Wednesday morning.
8/25 10:10 a.m. The National Creek Complex of fires is now 25% contained.
8/26 9:30 a.m. Greater Douglas United Way has two big events coming up.
8/26 9:00 a.m. The Stouts Creek Fire near Tiller remains secured according to officials with the Oregon Department of Forestry.
8/26 5:10 a.m. Resolutions regarding the Second Amendment and Medicaid funding are on the agenda for Wednesday’s meeting of the Douglas County Commissioners.
8/26 4:45 a.m. The National Creek Complex burning in Crater Lake National Park and the Rogue River Siskiyou National Forest has topped 12,000 acres.
8/26 4:30 a.m. Officers with the Myrtle Creek Police are participating in two blitz periods.
8/26 4:20 a.m. Officials with the Tiller Ranger District have announced a reduction of the emergency area closure on the Umpqua National Forest.
8/26 4:10 a.m. Director Cameron Smith of the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs will have a town hall meeting with local veterans Wednesday morning.
8/25 4:00 p.m. A major change to the weather is expected to start on Friday
8/25 10:50 a.m. Staff with the Oregon Department of Transportation will have an Interchange Area Management Plan open house regarding the Harvard Avenue and Garden Valley Boulevard interchanges, on Wednesday.
8/25 10:05 a.m. There is still “a lot of work left to do” on the Stouts Creek Fire near Tiller.
8/25 9:45 a.m. A Yoncalla man who authorities describe as a “drug trafficker” was sentenced to prison Monday in Douglas County Circuit Court.
8/25 9:00 a.m. Six people were cited for prohibited camping in Roseburg on Monday.
8/25 6:45 a.m. Douglas County Fire District No.2 has a new live fire burn facility at the Melrose Fire Station.
8/25 5:15 a.m. The Roseburg City Council agreed to sell the historic Willis House in downtown Roseburg, during its meeting on Monday night.
8/25 4:40 a.m. The temporary hold on new reservations for campgrounds surrounding Diamond Lake on the Umpqua National Forest has been lifted.
8/25 4:30 a.m. Staff from the Umpqua National Forest is hosting a public fieldtrip to the Calf-Copeland area on Thursday September 10th to see restoration opportunities existing in the Calf-Copeland Project on the North Umpqua Ranger District.
8/25 4:15 a.m. The Umpqua Valley Audubon Society will provide information on two restoration projects near Coquille at a September 9th meeting in Roseburg.
8/24 2:50 p.m. State Highway 230 is now open in the area of the National Creek Complex.
8/24 2:00 p.m. Fire operations managers have secured the Stouts Creek Fire near Tiller and are confident that the fire lines will hold.
8/24 10:55 a.m. The Scotland Community, about 10 miles south of Elkton, is the latest community in Douglas County to be recognized for their efforts to reduce the vulnerability of their homes and landscape to wildfires.
8/24 10:40 a..m. The Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance Program is offering training for people who want to learn more about Medicare.
8/24 10:20 a.m. The Douglas County Public Works Department will be closing the Rochester Covered Bridge Road west of Sutherlin at the Rochester Covered Bridge to all traffic starting on August 31st.
8/24 10:00 a.m. The Roseburg City Council has a varied agenda set for its Monday night meeting.
8/24 9;30 a.m. A Roseburg man was cited for second degree animal neglect Friday afternoon.
8/24 9:00 a.m. Garage sales are a popular place to try and get a bargain.
8/24 5:30 a.m. The French Government has honored three Americans, including a Roseburg member of the Charlie Company Unit of the Oregon National Guard, for taking down a gunman on a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris Friday afternoon.
8/24 4:55 a.m. High water and repeated bouts of bacteria and parasite infections starting in May, have killed over 150,000 summer steelhead fingerlings at the Rock Creek Hatchery.
8/24 4:40 a.m. Motorists should expect traffic congestion and delays on Stephens Street this week as construction continues on Deer Creek Bridge.
8/24 4:20 a.m. Deputies with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office are conducting a traffic safety campaign focusing on DUII enforcement through Labor Day.
8/23 2:30 p.m. The Crescent Fire burning in Crater Lake National Park has grown by nearly 2,000 acres since Friday.
8/23 2:00 p.m. Dense smoke Sunday is expected to ground helicopters on Sunday around the area of the Stouts Creek Fire.
8/23 1:30 p.m. Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced Saturday that she is activating an additional 250 Oregon National Guard members for on-the-ground support to fight wildfires.
8/21 9:40 p.m. A Charlie Company soldier with the Oregon National Guard, who lives in Roseburg, is one of two Americans being credited with preventing a possible massacre on a train heading from Amsterdam to Paris Friday afternoon.
8/21 3:15 p.m. The Winston City Council appears to be leaning towards having a supervisor already on the staff act as the Interim City Manager.
8/21 2:30 p.m. Tours of the Applegate House in Yoncalla will be offered this Sunday August 23rd.
8/21 1:15 p.m. Musicians for Mobility is holding their 5th annual musical fundraising event at the Umpqua Valley Arts Center Saturday, August 22nd.
8/21 11:00 a.m. The Crescent Fire burning in Crater Lake National Park grew by over 800 acres on Thursday. It has now blackened around 8,700 acres.
10/21 10:10 a.m. A Roseburg woman is in jail following an early morning incident on Friday.
8/21 10:00 a.m. Roseburg Police dealt with more people camping on Friday morning.
8/21 9:45 a.m. After three weeks of hard dangerous work, crews now have the Stouts Creek Fire fully encircled with a blackline..
8/21 9:20 a.m. Friday is the final day to apply for the 2015-2016 Project Leadership Program presented by the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce.
8/21 5:15 a.m. Firefighters with the Douglas Forest Protective Association dealt with three fires on Thursday afternoon.
8/21 5:00 a.m. Crews working on the Stouts Creek Fire near Tiller hope to complete burnout operations on Friday.
8/21 4:40 a.m. Roseburg Urban Sanitary Authority is picking up a prestigious national award.
8/21 4:25 a.m. Cameron Smith, the Director of the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs will have a town hall with local veterans next Wednesday August 26th at 10:00 a.m.
8/21 4:10 a.m. Douglas County residents can contribute new or gently used books to a good cause on Saturday. “Fill the Bus with Books” will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
8/20 3:00 p.m. Fire Managers on the National Creek Complex of Fires are conducting a burn out operation Thursday afternoon along the south side of the Oregon Highway 138.
8/20 12:00 p.m. The Winston City Council will discuss employment of an interim city manager during a workshop set for Friday.
8/20 10:45 a.m. Greater Douglas United Way is holding the Dave Johnson Memorial Charity Golf Tournament on Thursday September 10th at the Roseburg Country Club.
8/20 10:20 a.m. Smoke from large incidents in the Umpqua National Forest is expected to persist for the remainder of the summer.
8/20 9:40 a.m. The Crescent Fire burning in Crater Lake National Park grew by over 1,000 acres on Wednesday.
8/20 9:00 a.m. Crews are still working to encircle the Stouts Creek Fire burning near Tiller.
8/20 5:20 a.m. A cougar seen numerous times earlier this week near Umpqua Community College has evaded capture.
8/20 5:05 a.m. Hot weather on Wednesday delayed the planned burnout operations on the Stouts Creek Fire near Tiller.
8/20 4:50 a.m. The Cable Crossing Fire east of Glide is 90% contained.
8/20 4:40 a.m. The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is prohibiting all camp fires in state parks and other properties owned and managed by the department.
8/20 4:30 a.m. A contractor for the City of Roseburg is continuing work on the Washington/Oak Improvement Project in the downtown area.
8/20 4:15 a.m. The United Community Action Network will have its Step Into Hope Food Bank Barbecue and Benefit Thursday night from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
8/19 4:20 p.m. Oregon Governor Kate Brown has activated members of the Oregon National Guard to assist in fighting wildfires in the state.
8/19 11:30 a.m. The National Creek Complex has now burned in over 7,000 acres.
8/19 10:30 a.m. There was one smoke report on the Tiller Ranger District on Tuesday afternoon.
8/19 10:00 a.m. With the “dog days of summer” here, a pet parade will be held this Saturday August 22nd in downtown Roseburg.
8/19 9:40 a.m. Crews on the Stouts Creek Fire are close to completing the goal of encircling the fire.
8/19 9:25 a.m. A Roseburg man was arrested by police twice in just over six hours.
8/19 9:00 a.m. A Canyonville man is in jail charged with stealing a motorcycle.
8/19 5:15 a.m. While many residents and firefighters dealt with an increase in smoke on Tuesday, the Stouts Creek Fire near Tiller remained relatively calm and quiet.
8/19 5:00 a.m. Current fire danger and fire activity has prompted the Coos Forest Protective Association to impose tighter restrictions on lands protected by the agency.
8/19 4:50 a.m. Firefighters from the Douglas Forest Protective Association and the Lookingglass Rural Fire Department responded to a grass fire on Tuesday morning in the 6,000 block of Lookingglass Road.
8/19 4:40 a.m. A portion of the 13-mile North Umpqua Trail #1414 known as the Dread and Terror segment will be closed from August 24th through September 7th while a bridge is replaced.
8/19 4:30 a.m. The Douglas Timber Operators will hear from a representative of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife during its next meeting.
8/18 3:15 p.m. A cougar has been seen numerous times near Umpqua Community College since Monday and officials are concerned.
8/18 2:00 p.m. Officials with the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality along with local health officials are urging residents throughout much of Oregon to take health precautions due to the smoke being caused by the many wildfires burning in and around the state.
8/18 10:45 a.m. There were no new fires Monday on the Umpqua National Forest.
8/18 10:30 a.m. The Crescent Fire burning in Crater Lake National Park has topped 6,000 acres.
8/19 10:10 a.m. With wildfire conditions predicted to worsen, the Oregon Department of Forestry’s South Cascade and Western Lane Districts have announced that forest restrictions have been tightened further.
8/18 10:00 a.m. Parts of the area impacted by the Stouts Creek Fire remain at a Level 2 Evacuation Notice.
8/18 9:40 a.m. Two crews were sent Monday from the Stouts Creek Fire to assist suppression efforts on the National Creek Complex.
8/18 9:30 a.m. Staff and supporters of UCAN Head Start is working to improve services by raising funds to build one central location in the Roseburg area, which will serve children and families from all over Douglas County.
8/18 9:00 a.m. A Roseburg man is in jail on burglary and other charges following an incident that was reported on Monday afternoon.
8/18 5:30 a.m. Winston’s Mayor says she wouldn’t have handled the termination of long time City Manager David Van Dermark any differently, now that she has had a couple of weeks to think about the move.
8/18 4:55 a.m. Residents in the Upper Cow Creek area east of Devils Flat to the end of the road are advised that the evacuation level has been raised to Level 2 (Get Set).
8/18 4:40 a.m. With the forecast calling for more hot dry weather, officials with the Coos Forest Protective Association say it is imperative for people to be extra fire safe.
8/18 4:25 a.m. The Oregon Department of Transportation will hold an Interchange Area Management Plan open house regarding the Harvard Avenue and Garden Valley Boulevard exits from Interstate Five on August 26th.
8/18 4:15 a.m. Umpqua Valley Audubon Society is hosting Roseburg Swift Watch on Fridays during September..