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Oregon man dies in fatal wreck
SUTHERLIN — A crash Tuesday morning claimed the life of a Roseburg man. According to a press release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, at 7:28 a.m., 911 dispatchers received calls of a single vehicle crash in the 17300 block of Nonpareil Road. Emergency crews arrived to find that a 1999 Volv
Woman arrested at Roseburg convenience store after scaring employees
A Roseburg woman was arrested after police say she was causing a disturbance at a local convenience store Monday afternoon. Jessica Lynn Cook, 30, was originally reported to be walking through traffic while being "extremely intoxicated and volatile," according to police. Cook then walked over to the
Two Douglas County residents charged with wildlife violations. (Photo)
On December 6, 2018, an Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Trooper from the Roseburg Area Command responded to the report of a poaching and trespassing incident that occurred on December 5, 2018, in the Drain area.
Police: 44-year-old Roseburg man jailed after attempting to meet with 15-year-old girl
MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. -- A Roseburg man was arrested Sunday after he agreed to meet up with a 15-year-old girl for "sexual contact," according to the Myrtle Creek Police Department.
Douglas County Sheriff's Office seeks information on missing woman
ROSEBURG — The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is seeking information as to the whereabouts of a missing woman from of Roseburg. Linda Rene Smith, 60, was reported as a missing person to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office by her roommate Tuesday, Dec. 11. At that time, a deputy took a report and en
Telephone outage may prohibit access to 911 in Douglas County
DOUGLAS COUNTY — A telephone service outage due to a severed fiber-optic line in Douglas County may prohibit citizens from reaching 911. According a Douglas County Dispatch Center press release, it has been notified of a telephone service outage affecting CenturyLink telephone customers in the Yonca
'101 Good Things about the Umpqua Valley' aimed to highlight attractions in Oregon
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. - A campaign in Douglas County focused on drawing more people to the Umpqua Valley. The Downtown Roseburg Association is teaming up with the well-being initiative Blue Zones Project for a campaign called 101 Good Things about the Umpqua Valley.
WOMAN JAILED AFTER DAMAGING WINDOWS
December 17, 2018 10:55 a.m. A Roseburg woman was jailed after damaging two windows in separate incidents on Saturday morning. Information from the Roseburg Police said at about 9:45 a.m. 26-year old Sarah Melville allegedly broke into Tim’s Appliance on Fairhaven causing damage. She allegedly went
Shoemaker: The “Weed 9” Are in Town to Protest a Springfield Company’s Water Grab
Today, residents of our small city of Weed, California will gather in protest outside the headquarters of Roseburg Forest Products — right across the freeway from The Register-Guard. We traveled here to deliver a simple request to Roseburg’s management: Stop your attempts to take away the water sour
ROSEBURG MAN CITED FOR CAMPING AND DRINKING
December 17, 2018 10:40 a.m. A Roseburg man was cited for camping and drinking early Friday morning. A report from Roseburg Police said at about 3:00 a.m. the 38-year old was contacted at Charles Gardner Park along Stewart Parkway. The man was reportedly inside a sleeping bag and was drinking alcoho
Roseburg woman missing for a week
ROSEBURG — The Douglas County Sheriff is asking for the public's help in locating a missing 60-year-old Roseburg woman. Linda Rene Smith was last seen Saturday, Dec. 8 around 3 p.m. when she left her Green District home in a white panel van with an unknown license page with a male companion. Smith h
Watch the Nativity scene from your car
The Journey Through Christmas, a free re-enactment of the Christmas story played to a drive-thru audience concludes 6 p.m. Sunday at the Church On The Rise in Northeast Diamond Lake Boulevard in Roseburg. Drivers are encouraged to turn off their lights and engine at each of the seven scenes. Each sc
MAN JAILED ON SEX CRIMES CHARGES
December 17, 2018 4:20 a.m. A Roseburg man has been arrested on sex crimes charges following an investigation by Myrtle Creek Police. Detective Kevin Taggart said the agency started an investigation on Saturday into an online conversation between 44-year old Brian Bias and a supposed juvenile female
Roseburg wins Myrtle Point Invitational, Glide finishes second
MYRTLE POINT — Roseburg's wrestling team won the Myrtle Point Invitational with 226 points, Glide was second (151) and Reedsport third (121) for a Douglas County sweep. Roseburg saw wins from Adam Leaton at 138-pounds, Bryson Diaz at 152, Riley Rose (160) and Tyler Estes (195)
FIR GROVE NOW A BLUE ZONES SCHOOL
December 17, 2018 3:55 a.m. Fir Grove Elementary in Roseburg is now a Blue Zones Project Approved school. On Inside Douglas County Friday on News Radio 1240 KQEN, principal Lisa Dickover said Blue Zones Project Manager Kirk Blaine pointed out some things she could implement to improve the health and
Water rights dispute spurs planned protest at Roseburg Forest Products' Springfield headquarters
SPRINGFIELD — A group of Northern California residents sued by Roseburg Forest Products plans to protest outside the company's Springfield headquarters Tuesday. The group of nine Weed, Calif., residents are fighting what Roseburg Forest Products considers its water rights to the Beaughan Springs, th
The Lot stalls in the cold
The Lot in downtown Roseburg just approved a spot for its fourth food truck. Willie Pete’s Chili and Eats was scheduled to open on Monday, but had not arrived at The Lot as of Saturday.
HANG UP! IT IS A SCAM! Douglas County authorities warn citizens of recurring scams
ROSEBURG, Ore. -- It seems to make its rounds every few months, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office says. "The phone rings, it is answered and the person on the other end of the telephone identifies themselves as a law enforcement officer and tells the person that they have missed jury duty, failed
Police: Roseburg woman drives through construction area, 'acting erratic, scaring people'
ROSEBURG, Ore. -- A Roseburg woman was arrested Wednesday after police say she drove through a construction site, endangering the workers there. According to a Roseburg Police Department report, 38-year-old Hope Elaine Dir drove her 2001 Honda Accord through the construction area in a reckless manne
Roseburg City Council reopens search for new city manager
The search for a new Roseburg city manager continues after City Council decided last week to reopen the position to new applicants. At a special meeting on Dec. 3, the day City Council was originally scheduled to select finalists, councilors elected not to move forward with any of the 23 applicants