9/2 11:00 a.m. The opening day of the 2014/2015 school year is going well according to officials with the Roseburg School District.
9/2 10:00 a.m. One woman was hurt when the vehicle she was riding in swerved to miss a deer that was standing on Interstate Five southbound in the Myrtle Creek area.
9/2 9:30 a.m. The VA Roseburg Healthcare System will have a recognition day event to commemorate the sacrifices of Oregon’s former prisoners of war and acknowledge all POW’s and MIA’s during National Recognition Day on September 19th.
9/2 5:40 a.m. School is resuming Tuesday and the Roseburg School District is reminding drivers to slow down and watch for students and school buses.
9/2 5:20 a.m. A former Roseburg resident died Monday morning following a single vehicle accident west of Lebanon.
9/2 5:00 a.m. Starting Tuesday, motorists on Interstate Five should watch for lane closures and congestion south of Cottage Gove as work resumes on the I-5 Martin Creek to Aunlauf Paving project.
9/1 10:45 a.m. The two people killed in a traffic accident Sunday afternoon east of Glide have been identified.
9/1 6:30 a.m. This is Labor Day. That means all federal, state, county, and city offices are closed. No mail will be delivered and libraries are closed.
9/1 6:15 a.m. Two people were killed in an accident that happened along Highway 138E, about 22 miles east of Glide Sunday afternoon.
9/1 6:15 a.m. A Winchester man died a single vehicle accident that happened along Interstate Five near Wolf Creek on Saturday afternoon.
9/1 6:00 a.m. The Douglas County Veterans Forum is calling for the resignation of VA management in Roseburg and of those leading the Veteran’s Integrated Service Network office in Vancouver.
8/31 4:00 p.m. The Oregon Department of Transportation reports that Highway 138 is closed near Steamboat Inn due to a fatal accident involving a motor home and a motorcycle.
8/30 8:00 a.m. A Myrtle Creek man is in the Douglas County Jail charged with sexually abusing two minor females.
8/29 11:00 a.m. Starting on September 2nd, the day after Labor Day, motorists should watch for lane closures and congestion south of Cottage Grove on Interstate Five as contractors return to work on the I-5 Martin Creek to Anlauf Paving project.
8/29 10:20 a.m. An emergency area closure for public health and safety has been issued by the Umpqua National Forest
8/29 9:40 a.m. Four men were cited for drinking in public during two incidents in downtown Roseburg on Thursday.
8/29 9:30 a.m. Myrtle Creek Police arrested a 39 year old man earlier this week after he tried to elude police while on his motorcycle.
8/29 5:45 a.m. With extreme fire danger levels currently in the Umpqua Valley officials with the Douglas Forest Protective Association say that firefighters are on high alert for new wildfires as people try to escape for one last summer outing over Labor Day weekend.
8/29 5:25 a.m. The City of Roseburg and the Friends of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Umpqua Valley are presenting the second annual Umpqua River Run this Saturday.
8/29 5:10 a.m. The Umpqua National Forest is hosting a public fieldtrip to the Steamboat drainage on Friday September 12th to see activities proposed in the Lemon Butte Integrated Resource Project.
8/29 5:00 a.m. The South Umpqua School Foundation will present its ninth annual dinner auction and fundraiser on Saturday September 6th at 6:00 p.m.
8/29 4:30 a.m. The U.S. Forest Service Fire and Aviation Management Amphibious Aircraft Team’s Bombardier CL-415 water scooper and two Canadair CL-215 water scoopers are headquartered at the Eugene Airport while they are flying missions on fires in the region.
8/28 4:00 p.m. Wednesday night the Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team arrested a Glide man who they term as a local drug dealer.
8/28 10:30 a.m. Roseburg-based Lone Rock Resources has closed all its lands to non-operational activities due to extreme fire weather.
8/28 10:20 a.m. A passenger was hurt when a car rolled on Dole Road in the Myrtle Creek area early Wednesday morning.
8/28 10:10 a.m. A Roseburg man was hurt when his pickup rear ended another vehicle Wednesday morning in Roseburg.
8/28 10:00 a.m. One man was hurt in a two vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon.
8/28 9:00 a.m. A late night grass fire between the Green District and Winston burned seven to nine acres on Wednesday night.
8/28 5:10 a.m. Tickets for the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce Dinner in the Park event are still available.
8/28 5:00 a.m. The bridge on the west entrance to Toketee Ranger Station is closed until further notice.
8/28 4:50 a.m. The Great Umpqua Palate Challenge is happening on Saturday September 13th at the Danny Lang Event Center at Umpqua Community College.
8/27 4:00 p.m. The Director of the VA Roseburg Medical Center defended recent criticism the facility has received.
8/27 10:40 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners retracted an earlier resolution Wednesday morning and now may ultimately keep their local Public Health Authority instead of turning it over to the State of Oregon.
8/27 10:00 a.m. The Douglas Forest Protective Association has increased the fire danger on all DFPA protected lands to ‘extreme” effective immediately.
8/27 9:50 a.m. A former Douglas County resident did not gather enough signatures to make it on the ballot so he could face Republican Cedric Hayden in the race for the Oregon House District 7 seat.
8/27 9:30 a.m. The races are set for City Council and the office of Mayor for the City of Roseburg.
8/27 9:00 a.m. A Roseburg man is in the Douglas County Jail after being arrested Tuesday afternoon by Roseburg Police.
8/27 5:15 a.m. Seven Feathers RV Resort has received the Good Sam RV Parks and Campgrounds top rating.
8/27 5:00 a.m. The Umpqua Valley Audubon Society has Roseburg Swift Watch starting on September 5th behind the Umpqua Valley Arts Center off of West Harvard.
8/27 4:45 a.m. Douglas County officials are looking for people to serve on the Roseburg/Douglas Planning Advisory Committee
8/27 4:30 a.m. The Young Entrepreneur Society has their monthly Pub Talk Wednesday night at 5:00 p.m.
8/26 4:00 p.m. A second person has qualified to run for the Roseburg City Council in the Ward 1 Position 1 race.
8/26 1:30 p.m. Douglas County Commissioners are set to vote on retracting a motion that would have sent Public Health services to the Oregon Health Authority.
8/26 11:00 a.m. A Myrtle Creek resident told police that he spotted a cougar in his yard just after 4:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning.
8/26 10:40 a.m.Roseburg Police will be taking part in a traffic safety enforcement blitz this Friday and Saturday.
8/26 10:20 a.m. A Roseburg man was cited for careless driving on Monday night after an accident at the corner of Diamond Lake Boulevard and Rifle Range Road at about 8:15 p.m.
8/26 10:15 A.M. A total of three people were cited for prohibited camping in the City of Roseburg on Monday.
8/26 10:00 a.m. No one is running for one seat on the Myrtle Creek City Council. City Recorder Carolyn Shields says as of mid-morning on Tuesday no one has filed for the Position 2 seat on the council.
8/26 9:30 a.m. Winston City Manager David VanDermark says the field of city candidates is set for the upcoming November General Election.
8/26 9:00 a.m. A second Roseburg City Councilor is being challenged in his bid for re-election.
8/26 6:00 a.m. The Roseburg City Council took one step towards lifting the moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries in the city during their meeting on Monday night.
8/26 5:30 a.m. The Roseburg City Council will wait to decide what procedure to use to fill a vacancy on the council.
8/28 5:00 a.m. As bow hunters gear up for the season which opens this weekend, fire officials are reminding everyone to be cautious due to the high fire danger in the Umpqua Valley.
8/26 4:30 a.m. The Myrtle Creek Police Department has just completed a two day crosswalk enforcement operation.
8/25 2:10 p.m. The Roseburg City Council will have one less member when they meet on Monday night.
8/25 2:00 p.m. One person has dropped out of the race for Douglas County Commissioner.
8/25 11:00 a.m. The candidates for Mayor and City Council in Sutherlin are set.
8/25 10:45 a.m. A Roseburg woman was injured in a two car wreck Sunday morning at the corner of Garden Valley and Kline in Roseburg.
8/25 10:30 a.m. A Roseburg man was arrested early Sunday morning after Roseburg Police allege that he was yelling at drivers and chasing vehicles with a handgun in his hand.
8/25 10:00 a.m. Roseburg Police dealt with two incidents of people refusing to leave Mercy Medical Center on Friday.
8/25 9:30 a.m. No new fire starts were reported over the weekend on the Umpqua National Forest.
8/25 9:00 a.m. Umpqua Community College will host two orientation sessions in September for people who want to work towards completing their GED in the upcoming school year.
8/25 5:40 a.m. The Roseburg City Council will have a public hearing during its meeting on Monday night to consider proposed amendments to the Land Use and Development Ordinance, regarding where medical marijuana dispensaries can be located.
8/25 5:15 a.m. Starting Tuesday, the Douglas Forest Protective Association will impose Industrial Fire Precaution Level 3 on all private, county, state, and Bureau of Land Management lands protected by the DFPA.
8/25 5:00 a.m. The Wolf Creek Job Corps is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Job Corps with an open house for the community this Thursday, August 28th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
8/25 4:45 a.m. The Umpqua Valley Arts Center is hosting its 4th annual Umpqua Plein Air paint-out, September 10th-13th.
8/23 12:30 p.m. A local accounting firm was the grand prize winner in the 2014 Douglas County Duck Race for Children. Neuner,
8/23 7:00 a.m. Two Ashland men were arrested by Myrtle Creek Police on Thursday morning.
8/23 6:30 a.m. Firefighters with the Douglas Forest Protective Association suppressed four small grass fires on Friday afternoon.
8/22 2:30 p.m. As moderate temperatures and higher humidity return to the Umpqua Valley, people will start to see smoke throughout the county as ranchers have prescribed burns to prepare their land for next year.
8/22 11:00 a.m. Coos County authorities have completed their preliminary investigation into the deaths of three people that took place late Monday night and early Tuesday morning.
8/22 10:00 a.m. There were no new reports of fires on the Umpqua National Forest on Thursday.
8/22 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg man is in the Douglas County Jail charged with unlawful possession of heroin.
8/22 5:45 a.m. The Douglas Country Rotary Duck Race for Children is coming on Saturday, and Friday morning is one of your last opportunities to purchase $10 tickets.
8/22 5:20 a.m. While the afternoon high temperatures may be cooler for a few days, officials with the Douglas Forest Protective Association want to remind the public that fire danger is still high throughout the county.
8/22 5:10 a.m. A second candidate for Mayor of Roseburg has now qualified to run in the November General Election.
8/22 5:00 a.m. Friday night it’s the final evening of Movies in the Park at Stewart Park.
8/22 4:45 a.m. Community partners in Douglas County will host The Blast! for Recovery and Prevention on Saturday September 13th in Stewart Park.
8/22 4:30 a.m. Greater Douglas United Way will host a Red Cross blood drive on Tuesday August 26th from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
8/21 11:00 a.m. A report from Oregon State Police says a vehicle hit an elk early Thursday morning.
8/21 10:30 a.m. A small fire was located on the Umpqua National Forest on Wednesday.
8/21 10:15 a.m. The VA Roseburg Health Care System will have its Town Hall for Veterans on September 4th.
8/21 10:00 a.m. The Saint Joseph Community Kitchen will reopen on Tuesday September 2nd.
8/21 9:30 a.m. A Senior Resource and Arts & Crafts Fair is set for Friday September 5th.
8/21 9:00 a.m. One candidate has now qualified for placement on the November General Election ballot, for the Ward 1 Position 1 seat on the Roseburg City Council.
8/21 5:30 a.m. Crews with the Douglas Forest Protective Association and Glide Fire responded to a grass fire Wednesday afternoon.
8/21 5:20 a.m. Utrans will offer a free ride day on Friday August 29th.
8/21 5:10 a.m. Staff with the Umpqua National Forest is offering two community hikes into the wilderness in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act.
8/21 5:00 a.m. Work to replace the Lemolo Falls Trail Bridge will start on August 26th.
8/21 4:45 a.m. The UCC Theatre Department, in partnership with National Theatre Live in London, will host live and prerecorded performances of “Medea” by Euripides in a new version by Ben Power.
8/21 4:30 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners are looking for people to serve on the Callahan Planning Advisory Committee.
8/20 2:45 p.m. After Labor Day the Oregon Department of Transportation Martin Creek to Anlauf Paving Project will enter a new construction phase.
8/20 11:30 a.m. Two more people have filed to run for Douglas County Commissioner.
8/20 10:45 a.m. The Umpqua National Forest hosted the Wilderness Act Jubilee Walk last Saturday August 16th.
8/20 10:00 a.m. Fire crews working for the U.S. Forest Service are continuing to take swift action to contain new wildfires that occur on the Umpqua National Forest.
8/20 9:45 a.m. Speed apparently contributed to a single car accident Tuesday night in Roseburg.
8/20 9:45 a.m. Speed apparently contributed to a single car accident Tuesday night in Roseburg.
8/20 9:30 a.m. An argument led to the citation of a Roseburg woman on Tuesday night.
8/20 9:00 a.m. A Sutherlin woman was cited for animal neglect on Tuesday afternoon.
8/20 5:45 a.m. About 150 people gathered to hear from Congressman Peter DeFazio Tuesday evening during a town hall meeting held in the Roseburg City Council Chambers.
8/20 5:30 a.m. The candidates for the Oregon House District 2 seat met for a candidate forum Tuesday night in Roseburg.
8/20 5:00 a.m. Fire damaged a Roseburg home on Tuesday afternoon.
8/20 4:50 a.m. A downed power line resulted in a grass fire Tuesday evening four miles east of Myrtle Creek.
8/20 4:45 a.m. “Movies in the Park” is back for a final movie as summer begins to wrap up. The
8/20 4:30 a.m. Roseburg City Councilor Victoria Hawks has submitted the required number of signatures and is now qualified to be on the November General Election ballot.
8/19 5:30 p.m. Two Douglas County men and a visitor from out of state are dead as a result of the shootings that took place early Tuesday in Coos County
8/19 11:00 a.m. A shooting case in Coos County is becoming more complex.
8/19 10:30 a.m. The ad-hoc committee working on regulations regarding medical marijuana dispensaries in the City of Roseburg will meet on Thursday afternoon at 4:30 p.m.
8/19 10:15 a.m. Things are pretty much back to normal on Tuesday at Mercy Medical Center.
8/19 9:50 a.m. Monday night’s lightning storm resulted in five new smokes on the Diamond Lake Ranger District.
8/19 9:30 a.m. A Seattle, Washington man is in the Douglas County Jail after police allege that he fought with employees at a Roseburg store on Monday morning.
8/19 9:00 a.m. Roseburg Police cited a man for second degree disorderly conduct on Monday morning.
8/19 7:30 a.m. A Douglas County man and one other man are both dead following a shooting incident at Bastendorf Beach that happened early Tuesday morning
8/19 5:40 a.m. The Coos County Sheriff’s Office says a missing North Bend man was found on Monday afternoon.
8/19 5:20 a.m. Crews with the Douglas Forest Protective Association responded to two fires on Monday night.
8/19 5:10 a.m. The Douglas County Veterans Forum will have a candidate forum on Tuesday night.
8/19 5:00 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio is spending Tuesday in Douglas County.
8/19 4:45 a.m. Registration continues for students in the Roseburg School District.
8/19 4:30 a.m. The Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce still has tickets on sale for its Dinner in the Park event on September 4th.
8/17 3:00 p.m. A former member of the Roseburg City Council appears poised to make a second attempt to become Mayor of the City of Roseburg.
8/17 2:15 p.m. Coos County authorities are looking for a missing North Bend man who was last seen about a mile from Highway 101 south of Coos Bay.
8/18 1:30 p.m. Roseburg Police arrested a 16 year old male Sunday just before midnight.
8/17 11:00 a.m. A Roseburg man was cited on two charges following an incident at a downtown Roseburg tavern early Sunday morning.
8/17 10:30 a.m. Firefighters responded to five fires on Sunday on the Umpqua National Forest.
8/17 10:00 a.m. A bicyclist from Roseburg is in critical condition after being struck by a pickup east of Grants Pass.
8/17 9:30 a.m. Mercy Medical Center went on lockdown Monday morning following what officials are calling an “inferred” bomb threat.
8/18 5:30 a.m. Lightning is possible on the Umpqua National Forest to start the week.
8/18 5:15 a.m. The Oregon Department of Transportation has two projects underway which will impact some motorists in the Roseburg area.
8/18 5:00 a.m. Umpqua Community College has received a $1.5 million dollar challenge grant from the Ford Family Foundation.
8/18 4:45 a.m. Canyonville has Pioneer Days starting on Thursday.
8/18 4:30 a.m. The Umpqua Actors Community Theatre is having their annual fundraiser this Saturday.
8/15 6:00 p.m. A fast moving grass fire brought out crews from several agencies on Friday afternoon.
8/15 3:30 p.m. A Myrtle Creek teen is in the Douglas County Jail charged with sex crimes.
8/15 3:00 p.m. In the KQEN business spotlight: Umpqua Indian Foods will be closing soon. The Canyonville based company says it will end production of its steak jerky, gourmet snacks, custom gift baskets and more, on September 30th.
8/15 11:00 a.m. Three new but small fires were spotted on Thursday on the Umpqua National Forest.
8/15 10:30 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio has announced that the City of Winston will receive a $50,000 grant to help replace its fleet of aging police vehicles
8/15 10:15 a.m. Firefighters from the Roseburg Fire Department responded to a deck fire at a home in northeast Roseburg on Thursday night at about 7:00 p.m.
8/15 10:00 a.m. A report from Roseburg Police says that a 53 year old man was arrested on Thursday afternoon, following an incident in the 600 block of Northeast Stephens.
8/15 9:45 a.m. A Roseburg woman was taken to jail after police say they found her smoking methamphetamine inside the garage of a vacant home on Thursday night.
8/15 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg man was hospitalized after he swerved while trying to miss a deer on Friday morning.
8/15 9:00 a.m. Two vehicles sustained heavy front end damage during an accident at the corner of Diamond Lake Boulevard and Winchester on Friday morning.
8/15 5:30 a.m. The 26th annual Sutherlin Blackberry Festival is this weekend.
8/15 5:15 a.m. Firefighters responded to three small grass fires along Interstate Five near Glendale on Thursday afternoon.
8/15 5:00 a.m. Two people filed for a position on the Roseburg City Council on Thursday.
8/15 4:50 a.m . Greater Douglas United Way will kick-off its 60th anniversary campaign on Thursday September 4th.
8/14 11:30 a.m. Three more fires on lands protected by the Douglas Forest Protective Association have been found.
8/14 11:00 a.m. The Douglas County 4-H Teen Leadership Team helped the UCAN Food Bank during the recent Douglas County Fair.
8/14 10:30 a.m. Motorists should expect some on and off ramps of Interstate Five to close as paving work takes place in the Roseburg and Myrtle Creek area over the next few days.
8/14 10:00 a.m. A Roseburg man was jailed after being tased by police on Thursday morning.
8/14 9:30 a.m. A Eugene man is in the Douglas County Jail after being arrested early Thursday morning.
8/14 9:00 a.m. A Roseburg man is in the Douglas County Jail on multiple charges after a struggle with loss prevention employees at Wal-Mart on Wednesday afternoon.
8/14 5:30 a.m. The VA Roseburg Healthcare System is inviting all veterans, their family members and other stake holders to a Town Hall on September 4th.
8/14 5:15 a.m. With twelve days to go before the deadline, no one has applied for a soon to be vacant seat on the Roseburg City Council.
8/14 4:50 a.m. The City of Roseburg and U.S. Cellular present one more show in the Movies in the Park series.
8/13 2:30 p.m. Firefighters with the Douglas Forest Protective Association found one additional fire Wednesday morning which started as a result of Tuesday’s lightning storm.
8/13 11:00 a.m. A former Douglas County Commissioner is now in office again, but only for a short time.
8/13 10:45 a.m. 12 confirmed fire starts and 25 reported smokes are on the Umpqua National Forest following lightning and thunder activity on Tuesday night
8/13 10:30 a.m. A Sutherlin man who had been missing for five days was found dead in a rural area of Douglas County on Tuesday afternoon.
8/13 9:30 a.m. A break in the weather has allowed the Douglas Forest Protective Association reduce the Industrial Fire Precaution Level on the Douglas District.
8/13 9:00 a.m. A Roseburg man was taken to jail after police say he was found to be in possession of heroin on Tuesday afternoon.
8/13 5:30 a.m. The Douglas Forest Protective Association says the Douglas District had about 250 lightning strikes on Tuesday afternoon on DFPA protected land.
8/13 5:15 a.m. The Douglas Interagency Narcotics Teams says that two recent cases should serve as reminders for citizens to be wary of illicit marijuana gardens placed on private and public timberlands.
8/13 5:00 a.m. Roseburg City Recorder Sheila Cox says that another member of the city council has qualified for placement on the November General Election ballot.
8/13 4:50 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners are scheduled to appoint an interim member to the board during their meeting on Wednesday morning.
8/13 4:30 a.m. The Roseburg School Board will have their monthly meeting on Wednesday night.
8/12 1:00 p.m. Saying no to a request for a cigarette resulted in one man getting hurt, while the person he turned down is in the Douglas County Jail.
8/12 11:45 a.m. The lightning storm which moved over the eastern part of the Douglas District on Monday night scattered 282 lightning strikes between Tiller and Harness Mountain and resulted in seven confirmed fires and 16 smokes.
8/12 11:00 a.m. Music on the Half Shell wraps up its 2014 summer concert series on Tuesday night and it appears this show might bring the biggest crowd of the season.
8/12 10:15 a.m. Lightning and thunderstorms on the Umpqua National Forest resulted in two confirmed fire starts Monday night.
8/12 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg man is in the Douglas County Jail after he tried to run from authorities during a traffic stop on Monday afternoon in the 1500 block of Southeast Pine Street.
8/12 5:30 a.m. The lightning storm that moved over the area on Monday night resulted in 282 lightning strikes on land protected by the Douglas Forest Protective Association.
8/12 5:15 a.m. The Roseburg City Council approved all the items on its agenda during a brief meeting on Monday night.
8/12 5:00 a.m. Another Roseburg City Councilor has qualified for placement on the November General Election ballot.
8/12 4:45 a.m. The Douglas County Veterans Forum is changing the start time for their candidate forum on Tuesday August 19th.
8/12 4:30 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio is beginning a series of town hall meetings on Tuesday.
8/11 3:00 p.m. The National Weather Service in Medford has extended the Red Flag Warning in the Umpqua Basin to continue through late Tuesday night.
8/11 11:30 a.m. One person remains in the hospital following a two car accident Friday morning on Highway 99 South in the Dillard area.
8/11 11:15 a.m. Three people were hurt in a single vehicle accident Friday night in the 2900 block of Northbank Road north of Roseburg.
8/11 10:15 a.m. The Umpqua Community Health Center will have the Open House for its new clinic in Sutherlin.
8/11 9:50 a.m. Lightning strikes were reported early Monday morning on the Umpqua National Forest.
8/11 9:30 a.m. An unusual request made to a 911 operator led to a citation for a Roseburg man.
8/11 9:00 a.m. A transient is in the Douglas County Jail on drug and other charges.
8/11 5:45 a.m. The National Weather Service has a Red Flag Warning in effect for abundant lightning with dry fuels in the Umpqua Basin through 5:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.
8/11 5:30 a.m. Crater Lake National Park has experienced extremely high levels of fire activity this summer.
8/11 5:10 a.m NeighborWorks Umpqua recently received a $50,000 grant for consulting services and marketing tools and assistance from NeighborWorks America.
8/11 5:00 a.m. The Roseburg City Council will meet on Monday night and it appears the council will have a light agenda.
8/11 4:30 a.m. Two more members of the Roseburg City Council have qualified to be on the November General Election Ballot.
8/9 7:40 a.m. Saturday is the final day of the Douglas County Fair.
8/8 3:30 p.m. The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning for most of southern Oregon and parts of northern California.
8/8 2:00 p.m. Oregon State Police say a commercial truck driver was seriously injured after crashing head-on into a tree off Highway 62 near Prospect.
8/8 11:00 a.m. The Douglas Forest Protective Association, the Umpqua National Forest and local fire departments are wishing Smokey Bear a happy 70th birthday!
8/8 10:15 a.m. Patrol cars in the Sutherlin Police Department now have defibrillators.
8/8 9:50 a.m. Roseburg Police arrested an employee of Wal-Mart on Thursday afternoon.
8/8 9:30 a.m. A report from Roseburg Police says that four people were found in the tunnel underneath Garden Valley Boulevard on Thursday afternoon.
8/8 5:30 a.m. The 2014 Douglas County Fair is in its third day on Friday.
8/8 5:15 a.m. For a third time in a week, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is issuing a warning about a phone scam that is taking place in the county.
8/8 5:00 a.m. U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley will be in Medford and Corvallis on Friday.
8/8 4:45 a.m. The Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce has tickets on sale for their annual Dinner in the Park event.
8/7 5:00 p.m. The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for parts of the region including the Umpqua Basin.
8/7 4:30 p.m. The continued warming trend has prompted the Coos Forest Protective Association to increase industrial restrictions in some wildland areas.
8/7 2:30 p.m. Supporters of the Douglas County Fairgrounds celebrated the completion of a big project at the facility by dedicating the renovated pavilion building at noon on Thursday.
8/7 10:30 a.m. Picking up a cigarette apparently led to a rollover accident on Azalea Glen Road near Azalea on Wednesday afternoon.
8/7 10:00 a.m. A local man was jailed after two incidents involving a woman this week in Roseburg.
8/7 9:45 a.m. An Oakland man is in the Douglas County Jail on a drug charge following an incident on Thursday morning.
8/7 9:30 a.m. It may be an unusual reason for getting cited by Roseburg Police.
8/7 5:45 a.m. The Douglas County Fair continues on Thursday.
8/7 5:20 a.m. The VA Roseburg Medical Center will have a Town Hall meeting on September 4th.
8/7 5:00 a.m. The 2nd annual Umpqua River Run is now accepting applications.
8/7 4:45 a.m. The community in Douglas County is reaching out to help the people displaced by the house fire which took place in Roseburg on Wednesday.
8/6 2:00 p.m. Four people were displaced from their rental home after a fire Wednesday morning in the 1400 block of Southeast Main, south of downtown Roseburg.
8/6 10:30 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners approved all the items on their agenda during a short meeting on Wednesday morning.
8/6 9:00 a.m. An 18 year old Roseburg woman was cited for second degree criminal mischief on Wednesday morning, but for an unusual reason.
8/6 5:35 a.m. Wednesday is the opening day of the Douglas County Fair.
8/6 5:15 a.m. A phone scam reported last week appears to be continuing.
8/6 5:00 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners will meet Wednesday morning and for the first time in years, the board consists of only two people.
8/6 4:45 a.m. The Douglas County Parks Department has completed the River Forks Boat Ramp repair project.
8/6 4:30 a.m. The Douglas County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants for the Board of Property Tax Appeals.
8/5 2:30 p.m. A Lane County man is in the Douglas County Jail on multiple charges related to forgery, following an investigation by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
8/5 11:00 a.m. Monday night’s thunderstorms and precipitation moved through the Umpqua National Forest.
8/5 10:30 a.m. The Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking community benefit project applications for its 2014-2015 Project Leadership Program.
8/5 10:15 a.m. Just over two weeks are left to sign up for the next class of Project Leadership. The program of the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce is now in its 26th year.
8/5 10:00 a.m. Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputies, Search and Rescue personnel and an Oregon State Police game officer rescued a man from the Pacific Crest Trail on Monday.
8/5 9:30 a.m. The body of a man from Umpqua, who had been missing for nearly two years, was found on Sunday, less than a mile and a half from his home.
8/5 5:40 a.m. Music on the Half Shell will feature the blues on Tuesday night. Two time Grammy nominee Shemekia Copeland will perform at the Nichols Band Shell in Stewart Park.
8/5 5:15 a.m. Firefighters from the Douglas Forest Protective Association and Canyonville-South Umpqua Fire responded to a natural cover fire on Monday night at 6:30 p.m.
8/5 5:00 a.m. Rangers at Crater Lake National Park are looking for information on a man who was involved in a Search and Rescue incident which started last Friday August 1st.
8/5 4:30 a.m. The Roseburg Food Project will have the next pickup day on Saturday August 9th.
8/4 4:30 p.m. Roseburg Police arrested a man after he was tased early Sunday morning.
8/4 2:45 p.m. A transient is being charged with strangulation.
8/4 2:30 p.m. A pickup had to be lifted onto a jack to free a trapped motorcyclist on Saturday night just south of Roseburg..
8/4 2:00 p.m. A judge has denied a request by Roseburg resident Terri Horman to change her name. Horman is the stepmother of missing Portland boy Kyron Horman. She appeared in front of Judge Randy Garrison Monday morning in Douglas County Circuit Court.
8/4 9;45 a.m.,An official with the Oregon Department of Transportation says the U.S. 97 between Klamath Falls and the Grass Lake Rest Area in northern California is expected to remain closed until at least Tuesday morning.
8/4 9;30 a.m. Roseburg Mayor Larry Rich has qualified for a place on the November General Election ballot.
8/4 9:00 a.m. The Douglas Forest Protective Association will modify the Regulated Use Closure for the entire Douglas District due to the current fire danger.
8/4 5:30 a.m. Starting Tuesday, the Douglas Forest Protective Association will impose Industrial Fire Precaution Level III on all private, county, state and Bureau of Land Management lands that are protected by the DFPA.
8/4 5:15 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio will be holding a series of town hall meetings during this month’s August recess.
8/4 5:00 a.m. An official with the City of Roseburg says that two more city councilors have completed candidacy paperwork.
8/4 4:50 a.m. The Downtown Roseburg Association is inviting Roseburg area families to the Roseburg Open Streets Experience.
8/3 1:30 p.m. A Myrtle Creek man died in a single vehicle traffic accident on Interstate Five early Sunday morning.
8/2 7:00 a.m. A five car wreck on Interstate Five northbound slowed traffic Friday afternoon.
8/1 2:15 p.m. A lightning storm that moved over the northern portion of the Douglas District early Friday morning resulted in 33 lightning strikes.
8/1 1:45 p.m. The Douglas Forest Protective Association and local fire departments responded to a fire Friday morning on Richardson Road, about five miles north of Myrtle Creek.
8/1 11:00 a.m. Staff with the Umpqua National Forest says that there are eleven small fires in the forest, totaling only two acres in size.
8/1 10:05 a.m. Deputies with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office are conducting a traffic safety campaign focusing on DUII enforcement during Dune Fest in Winchester Bay.
8/1 9:50 a.m. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is issuing a Scam Alert.
8/1 9:00 a.m. Roseburg Police cited a total of five people for drinking in public during two incidents on Thursday.
8/1 5:40 a.m. The legendary Red Steagall is coming to Riverbend Live on Friday night.
8/1 5:15 a.m. The Veterans Administration is responding to scathing criticism by Congressman Peter DeFazio.
8/1 5:00 a.m. Staff with the Umpqua National Forest is planning summer bridge inspections starting August 6th.
8/1 4:50 a.m. Vintage aircraft are in Cottage Grove Friday and Saturday.
7/31 3:00 p.m. As a baby that’s not yet five months old awaits a heart transplant, family members are asking for help.
7/31 11:00 a.m. A Grants Pass man was hurt in a single vehicle accident Wednesday morning that took place on Glendale Valley Road near Glendale.
7/31 10:50 a.m. Reports from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office show two ATV accidents took place on Wednesday in the Winchester Bay area.
7/31 10:20 a.m. Lightning that moved through the area since Wednesday afternoon appears to be responsible for six confirmed fires on the Umpqua National Forest.
7/31 10:00 a.m. Oregon Senator Ron Wyden took to the Senate floor on Wednesday asking lawmakers to pass an emergency funding bill that would provide additional fire funding to fight what he called “catastrophic wildfires” impacting the western United States.
7/31 9:30 a.m. After months of anticipation, Wildlife Safari will have the Grand Opening for its Elephant Waterhole this Friday through Sunday.
7/31 5:30 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio is calling for full accountability and possible disciplinary actions at both the VA Roseburg Medical Center and at the VA Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center in White City.
7/31 4:50 a.m. Controversy continues within the Lookingglass Rural Fire District. On Wednesday the Board of Directors sent an email to News Radio 1240 KQEN.
7/31 4:30 a.m. The Umpqua Valley Arts Association is preparing for its annual Umpqua Plein Air event, set to take place from September 10th through the 13th.
7/30 5:00 p.m. The Interim Commissioner Advisory Committee is recommending that County Commissioners choose from among three people of the ten who applied for a position as an interim Douglas County Commissioner.
7/30 4:20 p.m. Local fire officials say they have been seeing an increase in the number of illegal burns throughout the county in recent weeks.
7/30 3:50 p.m. Interest in the races for seats on the Roseburg City Council continues to increase.
7/30 3:15 p.m. A ballot measure that would limit Douglas County Commissioners to serving two consecutive four year terms will go in front of voters in November.
7/30 2:30 p.m. A Douglas County Grand Jury has determined that the use of deadly force in a recent officer involved shooting in Reedsport was justified.
7/30 9:45 a.m. Just over a day before Douglas County Commissioner Doug Robertson leaves office, the Interim Commissioner Advisory Committee will meet Wednesday afternoon.
7/30 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg man was cited for second degree criminal mischief following an incident Tuesday night at a residence on Lookingglass Road in Roseburg.
7/30 9:00 a.m. Seven students and two instructors from the Umpqua Community College Culinary program will compete in the Newport Great Albacore Challenge on August 9th.
7/30 5:30 a.m. After 33 years as a Douglas County Commissioner, Doug Robertson will attend his final Board meeting on Wednesday morning.
7/30 5:15 a.m. The Douglas County District Attorney’s office will hold a press conference on Wednesday to talk about the grand jury’s investigation of an officer’s use of deadly force during an incident in Reedsport on July 17th.
7/30 4:50 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio blasted Republic leadership on Tuesday, saying they are wasting time on legislation to undermine the Endangered Species Act while not addressing the funding crisis federal agencies tasked with fighting wildfire disasters are facing.
7/30 4:15 a.m. The Douglas County Veterans Forum will host a candidate forum for Oregon House District 2 candidates Kerry Atherton and Dallas Heard on Tuesday August 19th at 6:00 p.m.
7/30 4:00 a.m. The Eugene Airport and the Active 20-30 Club of Eugene are partnering to host the third annual Air Fair and 5K on the Runway this Saturday August 2nd.
7/29 5:00 p.m. Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley testified in front of the Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday in favor of a proposed plan to cut carbon emissions in the U.S.
7/29 4:45 p.m. Lightning strikes Monday on the Umpqua National Forest caused two wildfires that were quickly contained by fire crews, but red flag warnings are still in effect for the area until 11 p.m. Tuesday.
7/29 2:25 p.m. Monday was a busy day at Wal-Mart for the Roseburg Police Department. Officers handed out multiple citations for theft to people allegedly attempting to steal merchandise from the business.
7/29 2:15 p.m. The Roseburg City Council accepted over $1.5 million in grant money from the Federal Aviation Administration at their meeting Monday night.
7/29 5:15 a.m. The Coos County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of the area that a phone scam is going around the region telling people that they’ve missed jury duty and now owe money.
7/29 5:15 a.m. There are now five candidates looking to replace out-going County Commissioner Doug Robertson. Mark Garcia officially announced his candidacy to replace Robertson in the seat #3 position on the Board of Commissioners on Tuesday morning.
7/29 4:30 a.m. The City of Roseburg’s Economic Development Commission will begin accepting applications for funding of tourism related projects on Friday.
7/29 4:30 a.m. One of the biggest events in coastal Douglas County will have extra attention from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office later this week.
7/28 2:00 p.m. Leaders of the Cow Creek Umpqua Tribe and the director of the VA Medical Center in Roseburg signed a cooperative agreement on Monday that they say will lead to more health care options for veterans who are Native Americans.
7/28 10:45 a.m. Roseburg Police cited two people on drug charges Thursday afternoon.
7/28 10:15 a.m. Roseburg Police arrested a Sutherlin woman on Thursday afternoon and charged her with forgery and several other charges.
7/28 10:00 a.m. Roseburg Police cited a total of eleven people for prohibited camping in four separate incidents between Friday and Saturday.
7/28 9:45 a.m. The 2014 Douglas County Relay for Life is being termed a big success.
7/28 9:30 a.m. The Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for future business leaders to be part of Project Leadership Roseburg.
7/28 5:15 a.m. Officials with the Douglas Forest Protective Association say four fires that have burned since Thursday are suspicious and are under investigation.
7/28 5:00 a.m. The Douglas Forest Protective Association dealt with several fires over the weekend.
7/28 4:45 a.m. The Oregon Department of Transportation is continuing to repair and replace barriers and guardrails along several areas in the county.
7/28 4:30 a.m. The Roseburg City Council will cover a variety of topics when they meet on Monday night.
7/28 4:15 a.m. The Interim Commissioner Advisory Committee will meet on Wednesday afternoon to review the ten applications received by the Board of Commissioners and provide a recommendation on an appointment.
7/28 4:00 a.m. The Cow Creek Umpqua Tribe of Indians and the VA Roseburg Medical Center will announce an agreement allowing the Cow Creek Health and Wellness Center to provide services to Native American veterans.
7/26 7:00 a.m. The Fish and Wildlife Division of Oregon State Police is asking for help from the public as they try to identify the person responsible for killing three deer and leaving them to waste in Douglas County.
7/26 6:30 a.m. A grass fire six miles east of Sutherlin on Nonpareil Road brought out crews from the Douglas Forest Protective Association on Friday afternoon.
7/25 11:00 a.m. The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is seeking public comment on proposed rules that would restrict smoking of tobacco products on the ocean shore recreation areas in the state.
7/25 10:30 a.m. Deputies with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office say it was texting that led to a single vehicle accident on Highway 99 south just before 12:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon.
7/21 10:10 a.m. A Tacoma, Washington man is in serious condition at Mercy Medical Center after his motorcycle hit a deer on Friday morning.
7/25 9:30 a.m. Officials with the Forest Service say that another fire was spotted in the Umpqua National Forest on Thursday.
7/25 9:00 a.m. Oregon State Police cited the driver of a vehicle that rolled while traveling on Interstate Five southbound, south of Rice Hill on Thursday afternoon.
7/25 5:40 a.m. The Douglas Forest Protective Association and local fire departments suppressed two small grass fires on Thursday evening.
7/25 5:20 a.m. The 2014 Douglas County Relay for Life is this weekend. The event is now held on Saturday and Sunday at Umpqua Community College.
7/25 5:10 a.m. Riverbend Live is having its annual youth theatre production this weekend.
7/25 5:00 a.m. The Myrtle Creek Summer Festival runs Friday through Sunday.
7/25 4:45 a.m. The Roseburg School District has released registration information for the upcoming school year.
7/25 4:30 a.m. Roseburg City Councilors Bob Cotterell and Victoria Hawks will host a Ward 3 meeting and potluck picnic on Saturday afternoon.
7/24 4:30 p.m. A reconnaissance flight on Thursday afternoon helped the Douglas Forest Protective Association to locate another fire that officials say was started by Tuesday’s lightning storm.
7/24 4:00 p.m. An injury accident on Interstate Five southbound Thursday morning slowed traffic for some commuters.
7/24 11:00 a.m. Douglas County Public Health will be eliminating off-site administration of the flu vaccine during the upcoming flu season.
7/24 10:40 a.m. The fires in the Umpqua National Forest sparked by the storm on Tuesday have been contained or mostly contained.
7/24 10:15 a.m. Officials with the Umpqua National Forest say a small section of a Forest Service Road will be closed starting July 28th so a contractor can install a replacement culvert.
7/24 10:00 a.m. A Reedsport man has died following an officer-involved shooting on July 17th.
7/24 9:50 a.m .Roseburg Police continue to deal with the issue of drinking in the downtown area.
7/24 9:30 a.m. Roseburg Police arrested a wanted fugitive on Wednesday afternoon.
7/24 9:00 a.m. A 78 year old man remains in Mercy Medical Center following an accident that took place Wednesday morning.
7/24 5:15 a.m. A project team is working under the direction of the State Land Board to gather information and examine alternative ownership and management scenarios for the Elliott State Forest.
7/24 5:00 a.m. A Roseburg man has been re-elected as president of the Oregon School Employees Association.
7/24 4:45 a.m. The Umpqua Valley Arts Association’s “Music for the Arts” series will present a Jazz Barbecue on Friday July 25th.
7/23 3:30 p.m. Just days after the one year anniversary of his arrest, a Douglas County jury found a 29 year old man guilty of three counts of sexual abuse in the first degree.
7/23 2:00 p.m. Only a day after confirming that they were interested in locating a store in the City of Winston, officials with Grocery Outlet now say that they have signed a lease to occupy the former site Shop Smart location in that city.
7/23 11:15 a.m. Despite the rain on Tuesday and Wednesday, the Douglas Forest Protective Association is reminding residents that fire restrictions remain in effect for both the general public and industrial operations.
7/23 11:00 a.m. Tuesday night’s lightning storm produced about 100 lightning strikes that are either on or threatening land protected by the Douglas Forest Protective Association.
7/23 10:45 a.m. Officials with the Umpqua National Forest say that considerable lightning strikes received during Tuesday’s storm, has sparked a number of fires.
7/23 10:30 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners announced the names of the people that will serve on a committee making a recommendation as to who will take the interim commissioner position, during their meeting on Wednesday morning.
7/23 9:45 a.m. One more candidate for the Roseburg City Council has been certified for placement on the General Election Ballot.
7/23 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg man is in jail following an incident Tuesday afternoon.
7/23 9:15 a.m. Three people were cited for camping at Deer Creek Park early Wednesday morning.
7/23 9:00 a.m. Roseburg Police found a transient camp set up at the Stewart Park Duck Pond. On Tuesday authorities walked through the area and spotted the camp at around 9:30 a.m.
7/23 5:30 a.m. The City of Roseburg has been awarded over $1.3 million dollars to help make repairs to the Roseburg Regional Airport. Congressman Peter DeFazio announced the grant award on Tuesday.
7/23 5:10 a.m. Douglas County Commissioners will have their weekly meeting on Wednesday morning.
7/23 5:00 a.m. Officials with the Cow Creek Umpqua Tribe of Indians will be among those outlining their opposition to a proposed casino in Medford during a meeting Wednesday afternoon.
7/23 4:45 a.m. About 40 people gathered to celebrate the recently completed new playground at Micelli Park on Tuesday afternoon.
7/23 4:30 a.m. The Oregon Aviation Historical Society is bringing vintage aircraft to Jim Wright Field in Cottage Gove on Friday and Saturday August 1st and 2nd.
7/22 2:00 p.m. Officials with Grocery Outlet say they are interested in putting a store in Winston.
7/22 10:30 a.m. In its role as the Urban Renewal Agency Board, the Roseburg City Council has scheduled a special meeting in August.
7/22 10:00 a.m. A Coos Bay man is dead following an ATV accident on Monday morning
7/22 9:30 a.m .A Roseburg man remains in the Douglas County Jail after Roseburg Police claim an investigation revealed he had fraudulently used a credit card at two Roseburg businesses.
7/22 9:00 a.m. Two people were cited with unlawful possession of heroin during a traffic stop Monday afternoon in Roseburg.
7/22 5:30 a.m. Music on the Half Shell is going Irish on Tuesday night. Internationally known group Dervish will take the stage at the Nichol’s Band Shell in Stewart Park.
7/22 5:15 a.m. The Douglas Forest Protective Association is reminding residents that in spite of cooler weather, fire restrictions for both the public and industrial operators are still in effect on all DFPA protected land.
7/22 5:00 a.m. The Douglas County Child Safety Seat Coalition will hold a Child Safety Seat Clinic on Friday at Ray’s Food Place in Myrtle Creek.
7/22 4:45 a.m. The Winston City Council did not meet on Monday night.
7/22 4:30 a.m. An official with a local bank says several customers of the institution reported getting text messages Monday that appear to be from the bank notifying them that their ATM/debit card has been suspended.
7/21 5:00 p.m. Swanson Group Manufacturing LCC hopes to be able offer jobs to 100 of the 250 workers displaced when the Springfield Plywood and Veneer Plant was destroyed in a fire on July 17th.
7/21 3:00 p.m. With only two hours to go before the deadline, a tenth person applied for the interim position as a Douglas County Commissioner.
7/21 2:45 p.m. A fourth candidate has filed for a two year term as Douglas County Commissioner. Dennis Hudgins filed on Monday afternoon.
7/21 2:00 p.m. Finishing touches are being completed on the Fairgrounds Pavilion project at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.
7/21 1:30 p.m. The ad-hoc committee working on regulations regarding medical marijuana dispensaries in the City of Roseburg will meet Wednesday afternoon July 23rd.
7/21 10:30 a.m. A longtime deputy with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will be honored during a fundraiser on August first.
7/21 10:10 a.m. A 24 year old man is in the Douglas County Jail after a Roseburg Police report says he allegedly stole a vehicle from Stewart Park on Saturday night.
7/21 10:00 a.m. Roseburg Police arrested a 36 year old man on Saturday afternoon after an RPD report says the suspect tried to elude authorities, leading them on a chase that ended up in the edge of Winston area.
7/21 9:30 a.m. Governor John Kitzhaber has ordered that all flags at public institutions in the state be flown at half-staff immediately following the death of former Governor Victor Atiyeh on Sunday night.
7/21 5:40 a.m. Crews with the Douglas Forest Protective Association dealt with four natural cover fires on Saturday.
7/21 5:20 a.m. Increased fire danger has prompted the Coos Forest Protective Association to increase fire prevention measures on industrial operations.
7/21 5:10 a.m. Nighttime paving is set to begin on Monday on a stretch of Interstate Five southbound between Cottage Grove and the Oregon 38 junction.
7/21 5:00 a.m. The Coos County Grand Jury has indicted a California man on murder and other charges.
7/21 4:45 a.m. Nine people have applied for the soon to be open interim position as a Douglas County Commissioner.
7/21 4:30 a.m. A work day at Tri City Elementary held over the weekend is being called a “huge success”.
7/19 10:00 a.m. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is looking for an inmate who walked away from a work crew on Wednesday.
7/18 2:30 p.m. Oregon State Police have provided more information on the officer involved shooting that took place Thursday afternoon in the Douglas County town of Reedsport.
7/18 1:30 p.m. Motorists traveling north on Interstate Five Friday and Saturday should expect lane closures, congestion and delays between Drain and Cottage Grove due to pavement repairs.
7/18 11:00 a.m. A Douglas County based timber company has taken a big hit. Thursday afternoon the Springfield Plywood and Veneer Plant burned.
7/18 10:00 a.m. An official with the Umpqua National Forest says drivers should expect delays on part of the Tiller Ranger District next Monday through Friday July 21st to July 25th.
7/18 10:00 a.m. A Roseburg man is in the Douglas County Jail after police received reports that an intoxicated driver nearly ran a vehicle off the roadway.
7/18 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg man is in jail charged with a robbery that netted him $1.23.
7/18 6:30 a.m. The Douglas Forest Protective Association and the Tri-City Fire Department responded to a natural cover fire on Aviation Drive near the Myrtle Creek Airport on Thursday afternoon.
7/15 5:40 a.m. Roseburg Cinema is having the grand opening of its VIP lounge and Party Room on Friday night. The theatre has added three new screens to its facility just off of Garden Valley Boulevard.
7/18 5:20 a.m. Riverbend Live has another show featuring the blues on Friday night. Janiva Magness is coming to Winston to perform.
7/18 5:00 a..m. After months of anticipation, Wildlife Safari is announcing the opening ot the Elephant Waterhole.
7/18 4:30 a.m..The Umpqua Health Alliance has recently released its 2014 Community Health Improvement Plan for Douglas County.
7/17 4:45 p.m. The Douglas County Major Crimes Team led by the Criminal Investigations Division of Oregon State Police has begun an investigation into an officer involved shooting that took place Thursday afternoon in Reedsport.
7/17 3:30 p.m. With the deadline to apply just over a week away, a total of eight people have now turned in an application for the interim position on the Douglas County Board of Commissioners.
7/17 1:30 p.m. The Roseburg School Board is taking the initial steps that will lead towards a search for a new Superintendent.
7/17 11:15 a.m. The stepmom of a boy who has been missing for over four years wants to change her name.
7/17 10:30 a.m. Three national organizations are joining together to hold protests against what they term “Obama inspired illegal immigration surges” on Friday and Saturday.
7/17 10:15 a.m. Firefighters working on the Moccasin Hill Fire in Klamath County are making “excellent progress” with mop-up and line reinforcement.
7/17 10:00 a.m. An EMS crew from Douglas County Fire District No. 2 and fire fighters from the City of Roseburg combined efforts to save a choking patient last Sunday
7/17 9:30 a.m. A report from Roseburg Police says a 55 year old transient was found passed out in the 500 block of Southeast Oak on Wednesday morning.
7/17 5:30 a.m. The City of Roseburg is asking the public to help celebrate the new playground recently built at Micelli Park in south Roseburg during an event coming up on July 22nd.
7/17 5:05 a.m. Roseburg Resources Company,part of Roseburg Forest Products, has closed all its timberlands in California to all public recreational access because of the increasingly extreme forest fire danger that threatens its land.
7/17 4:50 a.m. Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber has declared a State of Emergency in response to the wildfire activity across the state.
7/17 4:30 a.m. Douglas County Commissioner Doug Robertson will speak to the members of Douglas Timber Operators at their next meeting on Thursday July 24th.
7/16 2:00 p.m. It is not a site you see every day. Officers with Roseburg Police say that Wednesday at 1:10 p.m. a vehicle went off the retaining wall next to My Coffee at the corner of Garden Valley and Kline.
7/16 11:00 a.m. Local soldiers are part of a group of troops that will mobilize to Afghanistan in a ceremony Friday morning in Ashland.
7/16 10:30 a.m. A blood drive to help the American Red Cross will be held at First Presbyterian Church on July 30th.
7/16 10:00 a.m. Investigators are examining the possibility that a fire at a former packing plan may be connected to a string of other suspicious fires.
7/16 9;45 a.m. Two men were arrested by Roseburg Police early Wednesday morning.
7/16 9:30 a.m. Roseburg Police cited a 28 year old woman at Music on the Half Shell on Tuesday night.
7/16 9:00 a.m. Roseburg Police cited a transient who was found near the bank of the South Umpqua River on Tuesday morning.
7/16 5:30 a.m. Coos County officials have identified the man who was killed outside the North Bend Community Center during a fight early Sunday morning.
7/16 5:00 a.m. The Roseburg School Board will meet on Wednesday night.
7/16 4:45 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio is criticizing Republican leadership for bringing to the floor a transportation bill that he believes fails to create jobs and falls short of addressing long-term needs.
7/16 4:30 a.m. The Douglas Forest Protective Association responded to a natural cover fire Tuesday afternoon, six miles northwest of Glide near North Bank Road.
7/15 4:20 p.m. A third person has applied for the interim position as a Douglas County Commissioner.
7/15 3:30 p.m. The Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team arrested a local methamphetamine dealer Monday night.
7/15 11:00 a.m. A Winston woman was hurt and a fire started as a result of a single vehicle accident at the corner of Happy Valley Road and Lookinglass Road on Monday night.
7/15 10:30 a.m. The City of Roseburg has updated information on candidates seeking the office of Mayor or City Councilor.
7/15 10:15 a.m. A spokesman for the Oregon Department of Transportation says motorists should expect intermittent closures on the southbound Interstate Five off-ramp at the Harvard Avenue exit on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday night this week.
7/15 10:00 a.m. The American Red Cross is looking for blood donors to keep the blood supply up during the summer season.
7/15 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg man is in jail on a drug charge.
7/15 9:00 a.m. Roseburg Police arrested a 34 year old man following a traffic stop on Monday afternoon.