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..
8/17 3:20 p.m. Some crews are leaving the National Creek Complex to go to other fires that have been deemed to be a higher priority.
8/17 11:00 a.m. A Fill the Bus event to benefit Altrusa International of Roseburg is set for this Saturday August 22nd from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the parking lot of Thrivent Financial in Roseburg.
8/17 10:45 a.m. The Stouts Creek Fire near Tiller is pushing to near 25,000 acres.
8/17 10:30 a.m. Fires on the National Creek Complex have impacted over 5,600 acres of land in Crater Lake National Park and the Rogue-River Siskiyou Forest.
8/17 10:00 a.m. Despite the campfire ban that is in place, firefighters responded to three abandoned campfires over the weekend in the Umpqua National Forest.
8/17 9:30 a.m. Although the Umpqua National Forest is impacted by wildfires, there are still many opportunities to enjoy the forest, according to Cheryl Caplan of the Forest Service.
8/17 5:15 a.m. Due to extreme fire conditions and more hot dry weather in the forecast, the Douglas Forest Protective Association has moved to Industrial Fire Precaution Level 4 on all private, county, state and BLM lands within the Douglas District.
8/17 5:00 a.m. Fire crews on the Stouts Creek Fire near Tiller made great headway on burnout operations on Sunday due to favorable weather conditions.
8/17 4:45 a.m. The Oregon Department of Transportation is starting the OR 138E Corridor Solutions project on Monday near downtown Roseburg.
8/17 4:30 a.m. The Winston City Council is expected to discuss hiring an interim City Manager during its meeting on Monday night.
8/16 3:50 p.m. The north entrance to Crater Lake National Park will close temporarily Sunday night at 10:00 p.m. to allow for fire line preparation and burn out operations related to the Crescent Fire.
8/16 11:00 a.m. The Crescent Fire, part of the National Creek Complex and burning in Crater Lake National Park grew by over 300 acres on Saturday due to planned burn outs and some fire perimeter growth.
10/16 9:30 a.m. Firefighters in the Umpqua National Forest responded to an illegal campfire on Saturday.
8/16 9:20 a.m. Officials with the Roseburg District of the Bureau of Land Management have opened up limited recreation areas along the North Umpqua River and sections of the North Umpqua Trail.
8/16 9:00 a.m. The Stouts Creek Fire near Tiller has burned 24, 471 acres and is 69% contained.
8/15 2:15 p.m. With three fires burning on or near the Umpqua National Forest and another 26 fires burning in Oregon and Washington, officials with the Forest Service are urging people to prevent human caused wildfires.
8/15 2:00 p.m. There was no significant increase in the Crescent Fire on Friday.
8/15 1:30 p.m. The Stouts Creek Fire Incident Management Team is hosting a public meeting Saturday night at 6:30 p.m. at Azalea Community Church on Upper Cow Creek Road.
8/14 1:30 p.m. Forest Service officials have closed a large portion of the Mt. Bailey area west of Diamond Lake and the area south of the lake due to firefighting efforts associated with the National Creek Complex.
8/14 10:30 a.m. The Crescent Fire burning in the National Creek Complex has grown by another 1,800 acres.
8/14 10:00 a.m. No new fires were reported on Thursday in the Umpqua National Forest.
8/14 9:30 a.m. The Stouts Creek Fire which is burning in south Douglas County is now 65% contained.
8/14 9:00 a.m. The Bureau of Land Management is welcoming 15 newly appointed members to its Southwest Oregon Resource Advisory Council.
8/14 6:45 a.m. The 24th annual Celtic Highland Games is taking over Riverbend Park in Winston Friday, August 14th through Sunday, August 16th.
8/14 5:15 a.m. The Douglas County Museum is among 84 recipients of Cultural Development Grants from the Oregon Cultural Trust.
8/14 4:50 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: Steven Patterson, healthcare industry marketing specialist and member of the Roseburg School Board has joined AHM Brands as the General Manager.
8/14 4:40 a.m. The Rock Creek Chip Seal Project will take place through August 29th starting 22 miles east of Roseburg.
8/14 4:30 a.m. Due to the Umpqua River Run on Saturday, there will be lane closures along the half-marathon route.
8/14 4:15 a.m. On Saturday what’s being called the biggest car wash event of the year to benefit the Roseburg High School band program will be held.
8/13 4:30 p.m. The Shaw Heart and Vascular Center at Mercy Medical Center has become the first in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest to receive the gold standard national Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence for its interventional cardiovascular care.
8/13 3:45 p.m. Staff from Seven Feathers Casino Resort has delivered one hundred care packages for firefighters on the Stouts Creek Fire.
8/13 1:30 p.m. Crews battling the Crescent Fire in the National Creek Complex hope to keep the fire south of Oregon Highway 230.
8/13 11:35 a.m. Sutherlin FFA members participated in the Douglas County Fair that was heald last week.
8/13 11:35 a.m. Sutherlin FFA members participated in the Douglas County Fair that was heald last week.
8/13 11:40 a.m. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has released an update on the report of a man in his 20s trying to lure a two year old child from a residence in Green on Tuesday
8/13 10:40 a.m. No one was hurt when a train hit a chip truck early Thursday morning.
8/13 10:20 a.m. Fire investigators working on the Stouts Creek Fire has determined that the fire was human caused and appears to be related to someone that was mowing grass
8/13 10:00 a.m. Mop-up is underway for much of the Stouts Creek Fire near Tiller.
8/13 9:30 a.m. The Forest Service has issued Evacuation Level 1 (Ready) for the Diamond Lake Recreation Area due to fire activity in the National Creek Complex.
8/13 9:00 a.m. Due to the extremely dry conditions, officials with the Douglas Forest Protective Association are no longer allowing open fires within campgrounds.
8/13 5:15 a.m. The National Creek Complex of Fires burning in Crater Lake National Park and the Rogue-River Siskiyou National Forest is ten percent contained.
8/13 5:00 a.m. The Stouts Creek Fire near Tiller is now 60% contained.
8/13 4:50 a.m. The inmate who walked away from the Stouts Creek Fire camp a few days ago was arrested in Medford on Wednesday night.
8/13 4:40 a.m. The Washington/Oak Improvement Project continues in downtown Roseburg.
8/13 4:30 a.m. Umpqua Community Health Center has announced that Mervyn Chambers has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer.
8/12 5:30 p.m. Due to the current fire danger, Forest Service officials have closed more roads and trails located near Diamond Lake.
8/12 10:35 a.m. The Cable Crossing Fire east of Glide is now 85% contained.
8/12 10:20 a.m. The Crescent Fire made a big push to the north and northwest Tuesday afternoon leading to the closure of a section of Oregon Highway 230.
8/12 9:50 a.m. The Potter Mountain Complex of fires continues to burn in the Umpqua National Forest.
8/12 9:40 a.m. A temporary ban on all campfires in the Umpqua National Forest is now in effect.
8/12 9:30 a.m. The Umpqua River Run is this Saturday August 15th.
8/12 9:00 a.m. Local staff from the Oregon Army National Guard wants to help teachers and students at Roseburg High School.
8/12 5:10 a.m. The National Creek Complex of fires has topped 1,200 acres.
8/12 4:50 a.m. Firefighters are making steady progress on the Stouts Creek Fire near Tiller.
8/12 4:40 a.m. The Douglas Forest Protective Association and local fire departments responded to a report of several grass fires burning in the median of Interstate Five Tuesday afternoon in the Roberts Mountain area.
8/12 4:30 a.m. The Oregon Department of Transportation has postponed the start of construction on the OR 138E Corridor Solutions project until next Monday August 17th.
8/11 4:00 p.m. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a possible attempted child abduction.
8/11 11:10 a.m. Music on the Half Shell features some of the top gypsy jazz artists in North America for its Tuesday night show. The New Hot Club of America will perform.
8/11 11:00 a.m. The Stouts Creek Fire burning near Tiller is 50% contained.
8/11 10:40 a.m. The National Creek Complex of fires is nearing 1,100 acres.
8/11 10:20 a.m. The Potter Mountain Complex in the Umpqua National Forest is now 70% contained.
8/11 10:10 a.m. The 2015 Douglas County Fair has been termed a “huge success”
8/11 10:00 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: Roseburg Forest Products has announced that it has agreed to purchase from SierraPine, the Medium Density Fiberboard facility located in Medford.
8/11 9:30 a.m. A class on learning the basics of Medicare will be offered on September 2nd.
8/11 9:00 a.m. The Roseburg City Council made several decisions during its meeting on Monday night.
8/11 5:40 a.m. A visit to a marijuana dispensary by one member of the Roseburg City Council may have made the difference in stopping a prohibition on early sales of recreational marijuana at medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.
8/11 5:00 a.m. The Stouts Creek Fire near Tiller is now at over 23,000 acres and is 46% contained.
8/11 4:45 a.m. The National Creek Complex of fires has grown to over 930 acres.
8/11 4:25 a.m. Due to the increased fire activity from the National Creek Complex Fire in the corner of Crater Lake National Park, Diamond Lake Ranger District officials have announced a temporary hold on all new reservations for campgrounds surrounding Diamond Lake.
8/11 4:00 a.m. A ceremony to remember the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II will be held on Sunday.
8/10 3:30 p.m. The National Weather Service has scaled back a weather warning for the Umpqua Basin.
8/10 11:50 a.m. A shed fire caused severe burns to a one year old child on Sunday evening.
8/10 11:45 a.m. The Umpqua Cannabis Association is holding a public meeting in front of the Douglas County Courthouse Monday at 5:30 p.m.
8/10 11:00 a.m. Drift smoke is hitting much of the Umpqua Valley on Monday.
8/10 10:30 a.m. The National Creek Complex of fires is burning inside Crater Lake National Park and in the Rogue River Siskiyou National Forest.
8/10 9:30 a.m. The Potter Mountain Complex in the Umpqua National Forest is at 315 acres. The complex includes seven wildfires and is sixty five percent contained.
8/10 9:00 a.m. A Roseburg woman was cited for DUII following an incident in downtown Roseburg early Saturday morning.
8/10 5:40 a.m.The Roseburg City Council will resume a discussion on whether to ban medical marijuana dispensaries from selling recreational marijuana until the end of 2016 during its meeting Monday night.
8/10 5:10 a.m. The Sutherlin City Council will consider a ban on marijuana dispensaries during its meeting on Monday night.
8/10 4:50 a.m. A Red Flag Warning will go into effect Monday afternoon for much of southern and central Oregon including the Umpqua Basin and the Umpqua National Forest.
8/10 4:35 a.m. The Stouts Creek Fire near Tiller is 40% contained and burning on 22,500 acres.
8/10 4:20 a.m. The Douglas Forest Protective Association has taken over management of the Cable Crossing Fire east of Glide.
8/9 1:30 p.m. Aggressive firefighting continue Saturday on the Stouts Creek Fire near Tiller.
8/9 1:10 p.m. Crews in the Umpqua National Forest responded to two abandoned campfires on Saturday.
8/9 12:50 p.m. An inmate serving on the crew at the Stouts Creek Fire near Tiller walked away on Sunday morning.
8/9 6:15 a.m. The Douglas Forest Protective Association has moved to Industrial Fire Precaution Level 3 on all private, county, state and Bureau of Land Management lands within its 1.6 million acre district.
8/9 6:00 a.m. Smoke created difficult driving conditions on the Tiller-Trail Highway on Saturday.
8/8 5:15 p.m. No new wildfires are reported in the Umpqua National Forest.
8/8 5:00 p.m. Containment on the Cable Crossing Fire east of Glide has climbed to 70%.
8/8 7:00 a.m. Firefighters made significant progress on every flank of the Stouts Creek Fire, just south of Tiller on Friday.
8/7 3:15 p.m. Officials with the Forest Service are urging that people out camping this weekend use caution.
8/7 2:45 p.m. The former City Manager of Winston is reacting to his termination by the city council in that community.
8/7 2:00 p.m. Architrave Health’s Board of Directors has appointed Mitchell Hall as the new CEO for the organization.
8/7 10:00 a.m. A local timber group is set to hear from a law professor at its next meeting.
8/7 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg man was jailed on drug charges Friday morning.
8/7 9:00 a.m. Fire managers now estimate containment on the Cable Crossing Fire east of Glide at 60%
8/7 5:20 a.m. Friday is day three of the Douglas County Fair.
8/7 5:05 a.m. The City of Roseburg will be slurry sealing 20 streets as part of this year’s annual pavement management project.
8/7 4:50 a.m. The Stouts Creek Fire burning near Milo is nearing 20,000 acres.
8/7 4:35 a.m. Firefighters from the Douglas Forest Protective Association and local fire departments responded to a reported smoke in the Springbrook Road area, just outside of Myrtle Creek on Thursday afternoon.
8/7 4:15 a.m. Motorists should expect congestion and traffic delays on Northeast Stephens and on Diamond Lake Boulevard starting next week.
8/6 4:30 p.m. Oregon Democratic Senator Ron Wyden, Idaho Republican Senator Mike Crapo and nine other senators have pledged to work together to find a wildfire funding solution when the Senate goes back into session this fall.
8/6 3:30 p.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight: A new store in Douglas County is holding a grand opening on Friday August 7th.
8/2 2:20 p.m. The Humane Society of the United States is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the conviction of a group of boys allegedly seen throwing a small
8/6 10:30 a.m. A man who was reported missing from Burns has been located alive.
8/6 10:20 a.m. The Cable Crossing Fire east of Glide is now fifty percent contained.
8/6 10:00 a.m. The Stouts Creek Fire near Milo has burned in 17,500 acres.
8/6 9:45 a.m. Crews with the Douglas Forest Protective Association along with four other agencies tackled a fire northeast of Oakland on Wednesday afternoon.
8/6 9:30 a.m. The Douglas County Fair is into its second day on Thursday.
8/6 9:00 a.m. Some vehicles should not be driven and apparently some people shouldn’t be driving either.
8/5 2:30 p.m. Burn out operations is planned for Wednesday afternoon along the east and south flanks of the Stouts Creek Fire near Milo.
8/5 2:00 p.m. Firefighters responded to three additional wildfire starts Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning on the Diamond Lake Ranger District of the Umpqua National Forest.
8/5 10:05 a.m. The Douglas County Juvenile Department will be opening a 16-bed Shelter Care Facility in the building formerly occupied by the City of Roseburg Police Department.
8/5 9:30 a.m. The Cable Crossing Fire east of Glide is now 40% contained.
8/5 9:00 a.m. The Industrial Fire Precaution Level has moved to 4 for the entire Umpqua National Forest.
8/5 5:40 a.m. U.S. Senator Ron Wyden joined with New Mexico Senator Martin Heinrich on Tuesday to introduce legislation to reauthorize and fund the Secure Rural Schools program for six years.
8/5 5:20 a.m. Forest Service officials have declared two areas on the Umpqua National Forest as temporarily closed during firefighting efforts with the Stouts Fire and the Potter Mountain Complex.
8/5 5:10 a.m. Good progress was made on Tuesday at the Stouts Creek Fire.
8/5 5:00 a.m. A Roseburg man was cited for second degree animal abuse Tuesday afternoon.
8/5 4:45 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio is spending part of Wednesday in Douglas County.
8/5 4:30 a.m. Greater Douglas United Way will begin its 2015-2016 fundraising campaign with the annual Kickoff Breakfast on September 3 at Umpqua Community College.
8/4 2:00 p.m. The 2015 Douglas County Fair is starting on Wednesday.
8/4 1:30 p.m. As smoky conditions due to wildfire smoke can change rapidly, officials with Douglas County Public Health is offering community and organizations with ways to identify poor air quality conditions and resources to determine whether activities should proceed or be canceled.
8/4 10:50 a.m. Crews are making progress on the Potter Mountain Complex of fires on the Umpqua National Forest.
8/4 10:25 a.m. The Stouts Fire east of Canyonville has topped 17,000 acres.
8/4 10:00 a.m. The Winston City Council has agreed to tighten fire restrictions in the city.
8/4 9:30 a.m. The Winston City Council has terminated long time City Manager David VanDermark.
8/4 5:30 a.m. Music on the Half Shell continues its summer concert series Tuesday night.
8/4 5:00 a.m. CHI Mercy Medical Center has been recognized for its dedication to patient safety by being awarded a 5th consecutive “A” grade in the Spring 2015 Hospital Safety S
8/4 4:35 a.m. With the Cable Crossing Fire completely lined, firefighters are turning their attention to mop up operations and completing the last of the burnout operations.
8/4 4:25 a.m. The Oregon Army National Guard is assisting with ongoing fire suppression efforts at the Stouts Fire, burning eleven miles east of Canyonville.
8/4 4:15 a.m. With wildfires burning in southern Oregon leading to smoke-filled air, the American Red Cross is urging residents to stay indoors if possible.
8/3 2:30 p,m. Forest Service officials are increasing the Industrial Fire Precaution Level on the entire Umpqua National Forest to 5 starting on Wednesday.
8/3 2:15 p.m. Weather changes have brought cooler conditions to the Coos Forest Protective Association.
8/3 2:00 p.m. Cooler temperatures on Sunday let crews make significant progress on wildfires sparked by Saturday’s storm on the Umpqua National Forest.
8/3 11:10 a.m. The Stouts Fire near Milo has “a lot of fight left in it”.
8/3 10:45 a.m. Firefighters on the Cable Crossing Fire east of Glide took advantage of Sunday’s break in the hot, dry weather to gain ground on the fire.
8/3 10:30 a.m. A Sutherlin man died when the car he was riding in flipped and rolled after the driver lost control Sunday afternoon.
8/3 5:20 a.m. Cooler weather helped firefighters working on the Stouts Fire near Milo on Sunday.
8/3 5:10 a.m. Staff with the Douglas Forest Protective Association was kept busy dealing with related issued on Sunday.
8/3 4:55 a.m. A missing man from Burns was last seen in Curtin on Friday and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information from the public.
8/3 4:40 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio is starting a series of town hall meetings Monday, now that Congress is on its August recess.
8/2 1:30 p.m. A Glide man died after the garbage truck he was driving left Oregon Highway 138 East and crashed down an embankment Saturday afternoon.
8/2 12:45 p.m. The Stouts Fire near Milo has nearly doubled in size in the past day, growing to over 15,000 acres by Sunday mid-day.
8/2 10:15 a.m. Thunderstorms produced by dry lightning moved through the Umpqua National Forest Saturday night.
8/2 6:10 a.m. The Cable Crossing Fire east of Glide has grown to nearly 1,150 acres.
8/2 6:00 a.m. A Red Flag Warning remains in effect through 11:00 p.m. Sunday night for the Umpqua Basin and much of the region nearby.
8/1 11:30 a.m. The Stouts Fire burning near Milo has grown to around 8,500 acres.
8/1 8:00 a.m. Roseburg broke another record high temperature on Friday but failed to tie or break the all time record high for the city.
8/1 7:45 a.m. A Heat Advisory is in effect until 11:00 p.m. Saturday evening for central Douglas County.
8/1 7:30 a.m. The Cable Crossing Fire east of Glide has grown to just over 1,100 acres.
8/1 7:15 a.m. With bear hunting season opening on Saturday, August 1st, staff with the Douglas Forest Protective Association is urging hunters and other forest users to know the access and fire restrictions for the area they plan to use before heading into the woods.
8/1 7:00 a.m. The Red Cross shelter in Canyonville, open to provide services to residents that have been affected by the Stout Fire has been relocated.
7/31 3:30 p..m. The National Weather Service has updated weather warnings and advisories heading towards the weekend.
7/31 2:00 p.m. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office issued a Level 3 evacuation order for residents in the Azalea area from Upper Cow Creek to Snow Creek east.
7/31 11:40 a.m. The Cable Crossing Fire east of Glide is testing containment lines on Friday.
7/31 10:45 a.m. An international delegation is visiting the Roseburg Area from Kuki City, Japan.
7/31 10:30 a.m. The Yoncalla Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a City Wide Yard Sale on Saturday August 1st.
7/31 10:15 a.m. The Stouts Fire near Milo is at 6,000 acres with hot dry weather in the forecast for the area.
7/31 10:00 a.m. A new fire was reported Friday morning near Iron Mountain, about ten miles east of Riddle.
7/31 9:30 a.m. Contractors are replacing two culverts on Forest Road 4775-011 near the Soda Springs Dam.
7/31 5:25 a.m. The Stouts Fire, eleven miles east of Canyonville near Milo has blown up to 6,000 acres.
7/31 5:05 a.m. Firefighters are working around the clock under extreme fire behavior conditions to stay ahead of the Cable Crossing Fire east of Glide.
7/31 4:45 a.m. Record breaking heat is expected to continue into Saturday for central Douglas County.
7/31 4:30 a.m. Riverbend Live wraps up their five Friday nights of entertainment with their annual presentation of cowboy poetry and western music.
7/31 4:15 a.m. Wildlife Safari has announced that the Wetlands Interpretive Project, funded in part by the Oregon Wildlife Heritage Foundation, has been completed.
7/30 4:30 p.m. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has issued a Level 3 Evacuation Order for people near the Stouts Creek Fire in the Milo area.
7/30 3:30 p.m. The Douglas Forest Protective Association has increased fire restrictions for the general public.
7/30 2:45 p.m. The Douglas Forest Protective Association sent crews to a fire along Stouts Creek Road near Milo Academy Thursday afternoon.
7/30 2:00 p.m. A suspicious item sitting on a post on the Green Bridge between the VA Roseburg Medical Center and Fir Grove School brought out the Roseburg Police on Thursday morning.
7/30 10:30 a.m. K9 Trapper with the Roseburg Police has only been on the job for a few weeks but is already making a difference.
7/30 10:15 a.m. Five hundred fire fighters are now on the Cable Crossing Fire east of Glide.
7/30 10:00 a.m. The combination of extremely hot weather and wildfire smoke is causing public health officials to urge people to take precautions as air quality reaches potentially unhealthy levels.
7/30 9:30 a.m. Roseburg Public Schools has released registration information for students for the upcoming school year.
7/30 5:35 a.m. The Cable Crossing Fire, five miles east of Glide near Highway 138 East jumped containment lines Wednesday night and has now grown to 500 acres.
7/30 5:25 a.m. The body of a Eugene man missing since he jumped into Diamond Lake July 25th has been recovered.
7/30 5:10 a.m. Winston Police are asking customers of the Winston-Dillard Water District to be on guard for callers that claim to represent the district.
7/30 5:00 a.m. The Washington/Oak Improvement Project continues in downtown Roseburg.
7/30 4:30 a.m. A local veterinarian will be honored Friday night at a fundraising event for Saving Grace Pet Adoption Center. Dr. Scott Hendy will receive the 2015 Humane Hero Award during the Paws for a Cause event.
7/29 3:45 p.m. The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning for the Umpqua Basin for much of Thursday.
7/29 2:00 p.m. With high temperatures expected to top the century mark for the next few days, Officials with Douglas County Public Health are urging residents to take precautions to avoid heat related illnesses, like heat cramps, heat stroke and heat exhaustion.
7/29 11:45 a.m. Roseburg Parks & Recreation has cancelled two outdoor recreation classes scheduled for Thursday.
7/29 10:30 a.m. Officials with the Coos Forest Protective Association have increased fire restrictions for the land they protect.
7/29 10:30 a.m. Oregon Highway 138 East has reopened to single-lane traffic in the area of the Cable Crossing Fire.
7/29 10:00 a.m. 180 people are fighting the Cable Crossing Fire, a few miles east of Glide.
7/29 9:45 a.m. Fire investigators say that a refrigerator was the cause of a house fire on Oak Way in Melrose on Tuesday afternoon.
7/29 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg man is in jail following a high speed chase near downtown Roseburg on Tuesday night.
7/29 5:30 a.m. A Heat Advisory is going into effect in central Douglas County starting at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday.
7/29 5:10 a.m. The Cable Crossing Fire east of Glide is at 150 acres as of sunset on Tuesday night and Oregon Highway 138 east remains closed in the fire area.
7/29 4:45 a.m. The Douglas Forest Protective Association has imposed Industrial Fire Precaution Level Four on all private, county, state and Bureau of Land Management lands protected by DFPA.
7/29 4:35 a.m. Deputies with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office are conducting a traffic safety campaign focusing on DUII enforcement for the 2015 Dune Fest that is now underway
7/29 4:20 a.m. The Bureau of Land Management is taking funding applications for natural resource projects designed to benefit public land and resources in Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, and Klamath counties.
7/28 6:00 p.m. Highway 138E, six miles east of Glide is closed due to a fast moving wildfire.
7/28 1:45 p.m. Crews from Douglas County Fire District No. 2 were dispatched to a structure fire at a home in Green Tuesday morning.
7/28 11:00 a.m. Governor Kate Brown has ordered state agencies to step up efforts to conserve water.
7/28 10:30 a.m. Construction on the OR138E Corridor Solutions Project is set to begin August 10th in downtown Roseburg.
7/28 10:10 a.m. A California teen was hurt in an ATV accident on Monday night.
7/28 10:00 a.m. While the topics of marijuana and downtown restrooms took most of the Roseburg City Council meeting, a few other topics were covered as well.
7/28 9:30 a.m. Three people were taken to Mercy Medical Center following a two car accident on Stewart Parkway on Monday night.
7/28 9:00 a.m. The VA Roseburg Healthcare System will have a town hall meeting in North Bend on August 13th.
7/28 6:00 a.m. A split Roseburg City Council spent well over an hour tackling two issues related to marijuana during its meeting on Monday night.
7/28 5:15 a.m. Hoping to alleviate the problem of transients relieving themselves along the sidewalks in downtown, the Roseburg City Council Monday night agreed to allow the Downtown Roseburg Association to install three portable restrooms.
7/28 5:00 a.m. Fire fighters with the Douglas Forest Protective Association and Douglas County Fire District No. 2 responded to a natural cover fire Monday night north of Roseburg at about 6:20 p.m.
7/28 4:45 a.m. The California Guitar Trio plays at Music on the Half Shell on Tuesday night.
7/28 4:30 a.m. In the KQEN Business Spotlight:Rogue Credit Union has announced that Chris Gray will be the Manager of its upcoming Roseburg branch.
7/28 4:20 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners are seeking people to serve on four of its Planning Advisory Committees: the Callahan PAC, the Coastal PAC, the North Umpqua PAC and the Roseburg/Douglas PAC.
7/27 3:30 p.m. A one in five year heat event is expected later in the week in the Umpqua Valley.
7/27 2:15 p.m. A motor home that was being used as a residence caught fire Saturday night while parked in the 200 block of Grant Smith Road in Green.
7/27 10:45 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio will be holding three town hall meetings in Douglas County as part of a series of fourteen town halls during the congressional recess in August.
7/27 10:30 a.m. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has identified the Eugene man presumed drowned at Diamond Lake Saturday afternoon.
7/27 10:10 A.M. A fire in a mobile home in Green was held to one room on Saturday morning.
7/27 9:50 a.m. A Roseburg man was cited for multiple charges after an incident at a parking lot Saturday afternoon.
7/29 9:30 a.m. One person was taken to Mercy Medical Center following a three vehicle accident Friday afternoon on Northeast Stephens in Roseburg.
7/27 5:45 a.m. The National Weather Service says that hazardous weather conditions are coming to the region starting mid-week.
7/27 5:30 a.m. The Roseburg City Council will talk marijuana, downtown restrooms and more during its meeting on Monday night.
7/27 4:55 a.m. The Bureau of Land Management will begin completing slide repair work on Monday July 27th along Lane Mountain Road, eleven miles east of Roseburg.
7/27 4:45 a.m. Casa de Belen, a transitional housing program for homeless teens in Roseburg, will celebrate its tenth anniversary at an open house on Monday night from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
7/27 4:30 a.m. Board members of Greater Douglas United Way have elected their board of directors for the 2015-2016 fiscal year.
7/26 7:30 p.m. A Eugene area man is presumed to have drowned at Diamond Lake..
7/24 11:00 a.m. The memorial service for Deputy Donnie Martin is Saturday, July 25th at 2:00 p.m. at the Douglas County Fairgrounds in the Community Conference Hall.
7/24 10:30 a.m. Bicycle Rides Northwest has its 2015 Oregon Bicycle Ride “Lighthouses and Lumberjacks” coming to the region between July 25th and August 1st.
7/24 10:00 a.m. A crew of local youth will spend the next two weeks getting up close with the fish of Canton Creek.
7/24 9:30 a.m. The Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub, an initiative of Douglas County Partners for Student Success, will offer an array of children’s activities and information for families at the Douglas County Fair, August 5th through 8th at the fairgrounds.
7/24 9:00 a.m. A report of a possible burglary turned out to be a different situation on Thursday night.
7/24 5:30 a.m. A new project will make it easier and safer for drivers to plan a trip through southern Oregon.
7/24 5:15 a.m. The City of Roseburg has created “SpeakUp Roseburg”.
7/24 5:00 a.m. The Riverbend Live series takes its annual trip into the world of Youth Theatre this Friday and Saturday night July 24th and 25th.
7/24 4:45 a.m. The YMCA of Douglas County is holding a Health and Fitness expo on Saturday, July 25th.
7/24 4:30 a.m. While temperatures have cooled a bit this week, more hot weather is not far away.
7/23 3:30 p.m. Casa De Belen, a transitional housing program for homeless teens is celebrating its 10th anniversary on Monday July 27th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
7/23 3:00 p.m. Every year many seniors in Douglas County are hospitalized for heatstroke and dehydration during the summer months.
7/23 2:45 p.m. Coos County Sheriff Craig Zaani has issued an order that starting August 1st the county’s jail will go to a 49 jail bed limit until further notice.
7/23 2:30 p.m. With conditions in the County remaining dry, the Douglas Forest Protective Association will return to Industrial Fire Precaution Level 3 this Friday July 24th, on all private, county, state and Bureau of Land Management lands the agency protects.
7/23 11:30 a.m. A suspicious item in front of the Douglas County Courthouse brought out the Oregon State Police Bomb Squad Thursday morning.
7/23 5:35 a.m. The City of Roseburg is continuing with the Washington/Oak Improvement Project.
7/23 5:20 a.m. The Young Entrepreneur Society of the Umpqua Valley will have their monthly Pub Talk on Wednesday night July 29th.
7/23 5:00 a.m. The Science Department at Umpqua Community College, under the leadership of Astronomy Instructor Dr. Paul Morgan has sought to build and equip a digital observatory on the UCC campus for the past few years.
7/23 4:40 a.m. Project Leadership is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 year.
7/22 5:00 p.m. A man who threatened to blow himself up in June, pled and was sentenced on Wednesday morning in Douglas County Circuit Court.
7/22 1:30 p.m. Staff with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says a memorial service for Deputy Donnie Martin will be held this Saturday July 25th.
7/22 11:10 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners voted Wednesday morning to remove the Park Use designation on the Swiftwater County Park property.
7/22 10:00 a.m. No one was hurt in an accident on Interstate Five northbound just south of the Riddle exit early Wednesday morning.
7/22 9:40 a.m. The Douglas Forest Protective Association dealt with a fire Tuesday night on the edge of Yoncalla at about 7:20 p.m.
7/22 9:20 a.m. The Roseburg High Marching Ensemble will have a free car wash this Saturday July 25th.
7/22 5:15 a.m. A 43 year old man is in jail on a drug charge.
7/22 5:00 a.m. Hestness Boat Ramp on Del Rio Road, three miles west of Interstate Five, will be closed for repairs from July 23rd until August 31st.
7/22 4:45 a.m. Pacific Power is warning its customers and the public about a phone scam that targets utility customers in the northwest. Information from the utility says that criminals are posing as customer service agents trying to get money and steal personal information.
7/22 4:30 a.m. In the KQEN Cultural Spotlight: The annual Umpqua Plein Air event sponsored by the Umpqua Valley Arts Association will take place September 16th-19th. Registration forms are due by September 1st.
7/21 3:45 p.m. Governor Kate Brown declared drought emergencies in three more Oregon counties on Tuesday afternoon.
7/21 11:30 a.m. At the request of President Obama, Oregon Governor Kate Brown has ordered flags lowered to half-staff at all public institutions in the state until this Saturday July 25th in honor of the victims of the Chattanooga shootings.
7/21 10:30 a.m. Relay for Life of Douglas County is this Friday and Saturday July 24th and 25th.
7/21 10:10 a.m. Eugene man was taken into custody at taser point by Roseburg Police on Monday night.
7/21 10:00 a.m. Two people were cited by the Roseburg Police for prohibited camping in two separate incidents on Monday.
7/21 9:45 a.m. The Douglas Forest Protective Association is investigating another fire in the Lookingglass area.
7/21 9:30 a.m. No one was hurt but a manufactured home received significant damage in an overnight fire in the 200 block of Amanda Street in northwest Roseburg.
7/21 5:30 a.m. Members of the Douglas County law enforcement community held a procession Monday to return Deputy Donnie Martin back to Roseburg after Martin lost his battle with cancer.
7/21 5:05 a.m. The Woody Hite Big Band featuring vocalist Rebecca Kilgore will play at the Music on the Half Shell concert series on Tuesday night.
7/21 4:50 a.m. Starting on Tuesday July 21st, a contractor for the City of Roseburg is beginning work on the Charles S. Gardiner Multi-Use Path.
7/21 4:40 a.m. The City of Roseburg has created “SpeakUp Roseburg”. The new site is designed to share information about the city and have a place for people to leave feedback about the community.
7/21 4:25 a.m. The Mayor of Kuki City,Japan and four other dignitaries are coming to Douglas County during the first week of August, to sign a new agreement cementing the Roseburg sister city relationship.
7/20 3:00 p.m. Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin announces the passing of Deputy Donnie Martin. Martin passed away on Sunday July 19th, in Portland after a hard fought battle with cancer.
7/20 10:30 a.m. The Emergency and Trauma Department of Mercy Medical Center along with Costco have partnered with emergency medical services in the community to present the first annual Safety Rodeo for Kids on Saturday July 25th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.in the parkin lot of Costo on Northeast Stephens.
7/22 9:55 a.m. Four people were detained Saturday afternoon following a report of possible drug dealing from a motel room near Aviation Drive.
7/20 9:35 a.m. One person was hurt in an accident Saturday afternoon in the 3000 block of Aviation Drive in Roseburg.
7/20 9:20 a.m. The Friends of the Umpqua Police K9 Programs will have a “K9s in the Grapevines” fundraiser on Saturday July 25th.