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PAIR CITED FOR ALLEGED HARASSMENT

Roseburg Police cited two women following an alleged harassment incident on Thursday night. A report from RPD said just before 9:40 p.m. a 24-year old and a 48-year old allegedly fought with other at a residence in the 700 block of West Pilger Street. Both were cited for harassment and were released at the scene.
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MAN CITED FOLLOWING ALLEGED DUII CRASH

A Roseburg man was cited following an alleged DUII crash on Wednesday. A report from RPD said at 3:15 p.m. the 78-year old allegedly drove his pickup into some landscaping which caused it to high center, at the intersection of Northeast Garden Valley Boulevard and Northeast Rocky Ridge Drive. The report said the man was so intoxicated he was unable to comprehend standard field sobriety tests. He consented to a blood draw and was transported to CHI Mercy Medical Center, where that blood draw was obtained.
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Family without home after Roseburg house fire

ROSEBURG, Ore. -- A family has been displaced after a house fire that started in the laundry room caused serious damage to the structure, the Roseburg Fire Department said. RFD says they responded to the fire at 1595 west Lookingglass Road about 12:20 p.m. on September 22. When they arrived, they say they found residents had safely evacuated a one-story home with smoke and fire billowing out of the laundry room. Fire officials say crews went into action, searching the interior and exterior of the house for any potential victims while working to put out the fire from inside the house. Firefighters say the fire was able to be put out, but the house suffered extensive damage from the fire, smoke and water and was rendered unlivable.
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COW CREEK PLANS PRESCRIBED BURN ON TRIBAL LANDS

The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians will conduct a prescribed burn on Tribal land just north of Myrtle Creek on Monday and Tuesday. The burn will take place in two areas between Myrtle Creek and Roseburg near Interstate 5. One is on the east side of the freeway in the vicinity of Dole Road, while the other is on the west side of I-5 near Highway 99 and the South Umpqua River.
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INSIDE DOUGLAS COUNTY 9.23.22

Adapt mental health professionals Toni Zimmer, Brenda Royal and Nicole Matz and talk about the impacts of the pandemic on the mental health of young people. Click here to download for later listening: IDC 9 23 2022.
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MAN JAILED FOR WARRANT, CITED FOR DRUG VIOLATION

Roseburg man was jailed for a warrant and cited for a drug violation by Roseburg Police on Thursday. An RPD report said at 8:00 p.m. an officer contacted the suspect during an unrelated incident in the 600 block of Southeast Flint Street and learned he had a warrant for his arrest. The 43-year old man was detained on the warrant and admitted that he had methamphetamine in his pocket.
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ROSEBURG POLICE JAIL MAN FOR ALLEGED PRIOR ASSAULT INCIDENT

Roseburg Police jailed a man for an alleged prior assault incident early Thursday. An RPD report said on August 31st, officers responded to a disturbance where several people were fighting and a gun was fired in the 900 block of Northeast Grandview Drive. The report said those on the scene were intoxicated and not very cooperative. As a result of the investigation, 20-year old Noah Teske was arrested for allegedly hitting someone in the head with a glass beer bottle, causing him to fall off a steep embankment into rocks. No other injuries were reported. The suspect who fired the gun has not been identified.
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HOMELESS COMMISSION MEETING MONDAY MORNING

The City of Roseburg Homeless Commission will meet Monday morning at 11:00 a.m. Commissioners will get updates on the Homeless Transitions Action Group, the Gary Leif Navigation Center, and on the Warming Center. The there will also be a discussion about the potential for an Urban Campground and what would be needed to establish one.
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COVID-19 CASES JUMP WAY UP IN COUNTY

COVID-19 cases in Douglas County were up by 89 percent this week versus the previous seven-day period. Information from the Douglas Public Health Network said the county had 187 cases in the week ending Wednesday. That is an increase from the 99 cases reported the week before. No COVID-19 deaths...
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WINSTON HOLDING OKTOBERFEST TOURNAMENT

The City of Winston is holding an Oktoberfest Tournament. It will take place Friday September 30th through Sunday October 2nd. Tournament games begin Friday night at 6:00 p.m. Activities will take place at Civic Wayside Park and at Riverbend Park. Two-person teams can participate in activities like nail pounding, speed pretzel eating, a keg race, a stein race and more. The team with the best score from each tournament game will compete against each other on Sunday afternoon in the finals with the winners getting a $10,000 cash prize.
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COLLEGE SEEKING ACTORS TO PERFORM LIVE

The Performance and Visual Arts Department at Umpqua Community College is seeking actors to perform on stage. Opportunities are available for people to express their creative side and build communications skills. Upcoming classes include:. *Acting 1 – Monday and Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. *Intro to Theatre – Tuesday and...
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COMMUNITY MEMBERS SOUGHT FOR RHS CAREER PRESENTATION

Roseburg High School will host a virtual career presentation for students next month, and community members interested in sharing their career experiences are invited to participate. Assistant Principal Brad Bogardus said the online event for ninth-graders will be held October 12th from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Bogardus said it...
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TIME CAPSULE CEREMONY OCTOBER 3RD

As part of Roseburg’s celebration of its 150th birthday, the City of Roseburg will have a Sesquicentennial Time Capsule Ceremony on Monday October 3rd at 9:00 a.m. The event will take place outside of City Hall at the corner of Northeast Douglas Avenue and Northeast Jackson Street. It will mark the 150 years that have passed since Roseburg was incorporated by the Oregon Legislative Assembly on October 3rd, 1872.
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SECOND DAY WITH RAIN IN ROSEBURG

Roseburg had significant rainfall for the second day in a row, on Wednesday. Forecasters at the National Weather Service said the Roseburg Regional Airport recorded .45 inches of rain. That followed .33 inches of rain on Tuesday. Fall begins with dry conditions starting Thursday through the next week. Afternoon high temperatures are expected to range from the upper 70s to the upper 80s.
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WOMAN JAILED FOLLOWING ALLEGED DISORDERLY CONDUCT INCIDENT

A Roseburg woman was jailed following an alleged disorderly conduct incident early Tuesday. A Roseburg Police report said at about 6:00 a.m. the 48-year allegedly started a fire at her house in the 3300 block of Northwest Broad Street, which Roseburg firefighters responded to. About an hour later, she allegedly ran around the neighborhood wearing only pajama bottoms and a bra. The suspect was yelling incessantly and reportedly starting throwing rocks at children waiting for a school bus.
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INSIDE DOUGLAS COUNTY 9.21.22

New CEO of the YMCA of Douglas County Steven Stanfield talks about his return to Roseburg and his plans for the non-profit organization. Click here to download for later listening: IDC 9 21 22.
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Sutherlin PD arrest two suspects in theft/burglary investigation

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — Sutherlin Police arrested two individuals Wednesday, September 21st for burglary and theft after a call of suspicious activity. At around 5:40 a.m. police received a call about a suspicious vehicle and a suspicious subject in the area of 1200 E Central Avenue. The suspect was...
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ARTISTS SOUGHT FOR TAPES-TREES IN THE PARK

The work of local fiber artists will get a place in the sun next summer, thanks to a colorful art project that will turn Fir Grove Park trees into an arboreal art gallery. A City release said Roseburg Parks and Recreation has teamed up with Umpqua Valley Arts to launch a call for submissions for the “Tapes-Trees in the Park” exhibit, which will showcase local artist’s work on trees to coincide with UVA’s 54th annual Summer Arts Festival in June.
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Hwy. 38 Fatal, Douglas Co., Sept. 21

On Sunday, September 18, 2022 at approximately 1:34 PM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 38 near milepost 53. Preliminary investigation revealed a westbound Toyota Prius, operated by Nathan F. Rowe (29) of Yoncalla, lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a curve. The vehicle left the roadway and struck an embankment, overturned and caught fire. Rowe sustained critical injuries and was transported to Riverbend Medical Center. A passenger, Kelsey Willburn (28) sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. Hwy 38 was affected for 4 hours while the OSP Collision Reconstruction Unit investigated. OSP was assisted by Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Douglas County Medical Examiner, North Douglas County Fire and EMS and ODOT.
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