9/17 11:30 a.m. The Onion Fire fifteen miles west of Grants Pass has now burned over 3,700 acres.
9/17 10:00 a.m. Wildlife Safari is welcoming two brand new animals to the Safari Village. The game park recently acquired two Geoffroy’s Marmosets.
9/17 9:30 a.m. The Roseburg Area Angel Investment Network has extended the deadline for interested companies to apply for funding assistance.
9/17 5:30 a.m. U.S. Senator Ron Wyden has secured a commitment to mark up his O&C Act of 2014 in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on November 13th.
9/17 5:10 a.m. Ambassador cheetahs at Wildlife Safari will be going to the Topeka Zoo in Kansas on September 25th.
9/17 4:50 a.m. Volunteers are needed for the National Public Lands Day Cleanup on Saturday September 27th.
9/19 4:30 a.m. Rotary Clubs are hosting a fundraiser to support a new playground at River Forks Park.
9/16 4:00 p.m. A store clerk is dead and Roseburg Police have arrested a 27 year old man and charged him with murder.
9/16 2:30 p.m. Fire fighters gained a small foothold on the east side of the Onion Mountain Fire on Monday.
9/16 1:30 p.m. A man police describe as a “person of interest” in Tuesday morning’s homicide at Fast Stop Market in Roseburg, surrendered to Roseburg Police at around 12:20 Tuesday afternoon.
9/16 11:15 a.m. The Roseburg Forest Products veneer facility in Weed, California was hit by the Boles Fire on Monday afternoon.
9/16 10:00 a.m. A homicide took place at a Roseburg store early Tuesday morning.
9/16 5:30 a.m. Due to the hot dry conditions being experienced in the Umpqua Valley, City of Roseburg Fire Chief Gregg Timm is postponing the permitted burning season until the area experiences some cooler weather and a significant amount of rain.
9/16 5:10 a.m. The November General Election is only weeks away and the Douglas County Clerk’s Office has released information on when ballots will be going out.
9/16 5:00 a.m. Tuesday the Oregon Department of Transportation will have an Open House in Roseburg.
9/16 4:30 a.m. Oregon’s first pinot noir vineyard will be highlighted during the dedication of a new historical marker on Tuesday afternoon.
9/15 2:00 p.m. High toxin levels have been found in Tenmile Lakes just south of Reedsport.
9/15 11:00 a.m. A 45 year old male transient is in the Douglas County Jail on sex abuse charges.
9/12 10:40 a.m. A Roseburg man was arrested by police early Sunday morning after officers chased his vehicle for several miles.
9/15 10:20 a.m. A Roseburg man was cited for harassment and second degree criminal mischief early Saturday morning.
9/15 10:00 a.m. Roseburg Police cited two people for burglary early Monday morning.
9/15 9:30 a.m. The Onion Mountain Fire, about thirteen miles southwest of Grants Pass has burned over 500 acres as of Sunday night.
9/15 9:00 a.m. Firefighters contained the Warm Springs Butte Fire at two acres on Sunday night.
9/15 5:00 a.m. The Yellow Point Fire is 25 miles west of Cottage Grove and now stands at 790 acres.
9/15 4:50 a.m. Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division is still looking for help from the public as they look for the person responsible for killing a large bull elk, five miles east of Eagle Point in Jackson County.
9/13 6:30 a.m. Firefighters responded to a natural cover fire Friday afternoon, three miles south of Roseburg near Highway 99.
9/13 6:00 a.m. Firefighters from the Roseburg Fire Department responded to a call of a grass fire near the railroad tracks in the 1600 block of Southeast Mill Street just before 12:00 p.m. on Friday.
9/12 11:00 a.m. Officials with the Oregon Department of Forestry say the Yellow Point Fire west of Cottage Grove is now 51% contained.
9/12 10:30 a.m. The Oregon Department of Transportation is continuing work on Interstate Five south of Cottage Grove.
9/12 9:30 a.m. A bicyclist was hurt when he collided with a car on Garden Valley Boulevard on Thursday afternoon.
9/12 9:00 a.m. Two men were arrested by Roseburg Police on Thursday morning following an attempted theft at Safeway on Northeast Stephens.
9/12 5:30 a.m. A man described as one of Douglas County’s most wanted fugitives was captured on Thursday.
9/12 5:00 a.m. A Roseburg man is heading to federal prison after being sentenced in U.S. District Court in Eugene on Thursday.
9/12 4:50 a.m. The Secretary of State’s office in Salem will be mailing postcards to eligible voters across the state this month offering them the opportunity to register to vote.
9/12 4:30 a.m. Community partners in Douglas County will be hosting The Blast for Recovery and Prevention 5K Run/Walk and Resource Fair on Saturday.
9/11 4:00 p.m. Pacific Power officials say that the City of Myrtle Creek and surrounding areas lost power for about thirty minutes Thursday afternoon.
9/11 3:30 p.m. The Natural Resources Committee of the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce and the Douglas Timber Operators will hear from State Representative Caddy McKeown at their next meeting on Friday September 19th.
9/11 2:30 p.m. Superintendent Larry Parsons will leave the Roseburg School District after this school year.
9/11 2:00 p.m. The water is flowing at the Yellow Point Fire west of Cottage Grove.
9/11 10:30 a.m. The VA Roseburg Healthcare System will have a Former POW/MIA Recognition Day Event on September 19th.
9/11 10:00 a.m. The 3rd annual South Umpqua River Clean-up is set for Saturday September 27th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in south Roseburg.
9/11 9:00 a.m. Wildfire managers are expecting elevated fire behavior over the next few days.
9/11 5:45 a.m. A Day of Recognition to salute veterans in Douglas County is being held on Thursday at the Roseburg Regional Airport.
9/11 5:20 a.m. Officials with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife say tests have confirmed that deer in the Roseburg area are dying from Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease.
9/11 5:00 a.m. The Oregon Department of Transportation will have an Open House regarding the Interchange Area Management Plan for the Harvard Avenue and Garden Valley Boulevard exits in Roseburg.
9/11 4:30 a.m. Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber and challenger Dennis Richardson have agreed to put a third debate on their schedules.
9/10 6:30 p.m. Two active fires have been burning at Crater Lake National Park.
9/10 5:00 p.m. The teenager accused of stabbing a 19 year old male near Roseburg High on Monday is being charged as an adult.
9/10 3:30 p.m. The Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for its annual male and female first citizen recognition.
9/10 11:00 a.m. U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley will be the keynote speaker when the Douglas County Democratic Party has its annual Flegel Victory Dinner and Silent Auction on Saturday October 4th.
9/10 10:30 a.m. Firefighters on the Yellow Point Fire are bracing for an expected change in the weather.
9/10 10:00 a.m. Roseburg Police say an early morning burglary on Tuesday was interrupted by the owner of the business.
9/10 9:30 a.m. A Roseburg transient has been charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine.
9/9 9:00 a.m. The Umpqua Chamber Orchestra is beginning its 2014-2015 season.
9/10 5:30 a.m. President Barack Obama will address the nation Wednesday night..
9/10 5:15 a.m. Due to extreme fire danger in Douglas County, The Douglas Forest Protective Association has modified its Regulated Use Closure for the general public.
9/10 5:00 a.m. The City of Sutherlin is holding an Open House for the new Cooper Creek Water Treatment Facility.
9/10 4:30 a.m. The Umpqua Valley Arts Association is beginning their fourth annual Umpqua Plein Air event Wednesday afternoon.
9/9 2:10 p.m. The Yellow Point Fire has burned close to 800 acres.
9/9 11:30 a.m. The Umpqua National Forest will begin public-use restrictions on campfires, smoking, motorized travel, and internal combustion engines starting on Wednesday
9/9 10:45 a.m. Administration at Roseburg High School is reacting to the stabbing that took place near the school on Monday afternoon.
9/9 9:50 a.m. A fight between two juvenile females grew larger and escalated to a stabbing on the bike path under Interstate Five between Roseburg High School and Gaddis Park on Monday afternoon.
9/9 9:00 a.m. The VA Roseburg Healthcare System will have the Veterans Stand Down event on Wednesday September 17th from 9:00 a.m.to 3:00 p.m. at the auditorium on the VA campus in Roseburg.
9/9 7:00 a.m. The Roseburg City Council is moving towards lifting the moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.
9/9 5:30 a.m. The Roseburg City Council said “goodbye” to outgoing councilor Mike Hilton on Monday night.
9/9 5:10 a.m. Firefighters responded to a natural cover fire three miles east of Elkton on Monday afternoon.
9/9 5:00 a.m. The Douglas County Global Warming Coalition will hold a public meeting on Wednesday night at the Public Safety Center in Roseburg.
9/9 4:30 a.m. Cities across Oregon have designated September 8th-12th as City Hall Week.
9/8 2:00 p.m.A Roseburg woman is in the Douglas County Jail charged with heroin possession.
9/8 1:30 p.m. Roseburg Police cited a man who had a machete and allegedly claimed to be an angel, after he reportedly threatened three female employees at a business on Sunday morning.
9/8 11:10 a.m. The Roseburg City Council is set to vote on two ordinances relating to medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.
9/8 10:30 a.m. The Roseburg City Council will consider what to do about a vacant councilor seat during its meeting on Monday night.
9/8 10:15 a.m. During the week of September 15th, the South Umpqua School District will participate in school safety drills with local responder agencies including the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Myrtle Creek
9/8 9:50 a.m. The Yellow Point Fire, 25 miles west of Cottage Grove was fully lined Sunday night and is 15 percent contained.
9/8 9:30 a.m. Tickets are still available for next Monday’s Candidates Forum presented by the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce.
9/8 9:00 a.m. Members of the Douglas Timber Operators will hear from a representative of the Oregon Department of Transportation during their next meeting on Thursday.
9/8 2014 5:30 a.m. Wildland fire officials with the U.S. Forest Service bumped up the fire danger to “very high” on Saturday.
8/8 5:15 a.m. Motorists using Interstate Five south of Cottage Grove will continue to be impacted by road work that is underway.
9/8 5:00 a.m. A man police call a “significant drug dealer” was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison late last week.
9/6 6:40 a.m. A Myrtle Creek man was killed in a motorcycle accident Friday afternoon on Interstate Five northbound, about thirteen miles south of Cottage Grove.
9/6 6:20 a.m. A cougar was sighted Friday night by a school in Winston.
9/6 6:00 a.m. Firefighters made good progress on Friday in securing the Clarks Branch Complex, which originally started on Thursday night.
9/5 11:00 a.m. While fall is getting close, officials with the Oregon Department of Forestry say now is not the time to let your guard down.
9/5 10:15 a.m. Firefighters worked through the night and completed trails around all the fires within the Clarks Branch Complex.
9/5 9:30 a.m. On Saturday the Umpqua National Forest will move to Industrial Fire Precaution Level III, also known as a partial shutdown.
9/5 6:00 a.m. It looked like a scene out of a movie. Thursday night at about 6:30 p.m. Douglas County 911 operators began to receive calls reporting multiple fires along Interstate Five between milepost 108 northbound and the top of Roberts Mountain.
9/5 5:30 a.m. Douglas County veterans and their families spoke out Thursday night at a Town Hall meeting at the VA Roseburg Medical Center.
9/5 4:45 a.m. The Douglas Forest Protective Association responded to two small fires in Douglas County on Thursday afternoon.
9/4 10:00 p.m. At least twelve fires dotted the hillsides east of Interstate Five between the Myrtle Creek area and Roberts Mountain on Thursday night.
9/4 2:45 p.m. A man who had eluded capture for over 15 years was finally sentenced to prison on Wednesday in Douglas County Circuit Court.
9/4 2:20 p.m. Greater Douglas United Way kicked off its 60th anniversary campaign Thursday morning with a breakfast event at Umpqua Community College.
9/4 2:00 p.m. Deputies with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Riddle woman during what was termed a “high risk” stop on Thursday morning.
9/4 1:30 p.m. Roseburg Resources Company, part of Roseburg Forest Products, has closed all of its timberlands in Oregon to all public recreational access due to the extreme fire danger conditions threatening its timberlands.
9/4 1:00 p.m. The Douglas Forest Protective Association responded to a small grass fire Thursday morning, along Highway 138 West, three miles south of Elkton.
9/4 11:00 a.m. Cities across Oregon have designated September 8th through the 12th as “City Hall Week”.
9/4 10:30 a.m. The American Red Cross is asking eligible blood donors to help their communities get ready for emergencies by donating blood this month.
9/4 10:00 a.m. Winston Police are continuing to investigate a reported drowning that claimed the life of an 11 year old girl on Tuesday night.
9/4 5:30 a.m. On August 23rd local accounting firm Nuener, Davidson and Cooley won the Grand Prize at the Douglas County Duck Race for Children.
9/4 5:10 a.m. The VA Roseburg Healthcare System will have a Town Hall on Thursday night.
9/4 5:00 a.m. Greater Douglas United Way has added a chance for one participating golfer to hit a Hole-In-One for $1 million dollars at this year’s gold tournament.
9/4 4:45 a.m. The Bureau of Land Management is looking for volunteers to help with the Cow Creek Back Country Byway Clean-up on September 12th.
9/4 4:30 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act on Wednesday by calling on Congress to act on dozens of stalled wilderness designation bills.
9/3 4:30 p.m. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating what appears to be a felony assault on a man who is now in a coma.
9/3 11:30 a.m. A few seats are still available for the Greater Douglas United Way’s 60th anniversary campaign breakfast,being held Thursday morning at Umpqua Community College.
9/3 10:20 a.m. An Umpqua Valley winery is being recognized for its impact on the Oregon wine industry.
9/3 9:45 a.m. Winston Police are investigating the reported drowning of a child on Tuesday night.
9/3 9:00 a.m. A few more tickets are still available to attend the At the Hop Dinner in the Park, presented by the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce.
9/3 7:05 a.m. A malfunctioning wall heater is being blamed for causing a small fire at a duplex in downtown Roseburg Wednesday morning.
9/3 5:15 a.m. All six candidates for the position of Douglas County Commissioner will appear at the September 15th membership luncheon presented by the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce.
9/3 5:00 a.m. The 22nd annual Umpqua Fishery Enhancement Derby steering committee is awarding a record $91,500 for fishery enhancement, restoration, and educational projects in the Umpqua River Basin.
9/3 4:45 a.m. Avista Utilities has filed a general rate request with the Oregon Public Utility Commission.
9/3 4:30 a.m. Flags at public institutions in Oregon are being flown at half-staff on Wednesday.
9/2 2:45 p.m. A 23 year old woman is in fair condition at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Springfield following a single car accident early Sunday morning.
9/2 2:30 p.m. A transient is in the Douglas County Jail on a drug charge.
9/2 2:00 p.m. Oregon State Police have released preliminary information on traffic accidents that took place over the holiday weekend and residents of Douglas County make up half of the fatality list.
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.