Douglas County homicide suspect's car found, suspect still at large
RIDDLE, Ore. – Douglas County deputies are still seeking tips from the public in the whereabouts of a 19-year-old Riddle man accused of killing a Grants Pass man last Monday, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s officials said that Gauge Douglas James Main is wanted on...
Sheriff: Hwy 99 crash near Oakland claims life of Sutherlin woman
OAKLAND, Ore. — A Sutherlin woman died in a single vehicle traffic crash on Saturday, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said. Just before 11 p.m. Saturday, 911 dispatchers received a report of an injury traffic crash in the 15000-block of Highway 99N near Oakland. Upon arrival, deputies determined the...
ROSEBURG POLICE JAIL MAN FOR WARRANT FOLLOWING COMPLAINT
Roseburg Police jailed a man for a warrant following a trespassing complaint on Monday. An RPD report said at 11:30 p.m. officers contacted the 32-year old Portland man at a business in the 2800 block of Northwest Aviation Drive. Dispatch advised that the suspect had a Multnomah County warrant for his arrest.
WOMAN CITED FOR DUII AND DRIVING WHILE SUSPENDED
A Roseburg woman was cited by Roseburg Police for driving under the influence of intoxicants and a misdemeanor count of driving while suspended on Monday. An RPD report said at 12:50 p.m. officers responded to a medical office in the 1900 block of West Harvard Avenue after the 64-year old had allegedly driven to the location while intoxicated. The woman reportedly refused to perform standard field sobriety tests. She was arrested and taken to Douglas County Corrections where she provided a breath sample.
Eugene Food Nonprofit looks to expand services to Douglas County
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — The nonprofit in Eugene, Reality Kitchen is planning to launch their food service program in Douglas County. The program will be a mostly virtual experience for participants with some sessions built in for real life work in a kitchen environment. The Eugene based non-profit runs...
MAN CITED FOR CITY ORDINANCE VIOLATION
A Roseburg man was cited for a city ordinance violation by Roseburg Police on Monday. An RPD report said just after 7:30 a.m. officers were requested to the 2400 block of Northwest Stewart Parkway by the Roseburg Fire Department regarding a man who had a open fire at that location. When officers arrived, the 57-year old was stepping on the burnt ground in an attempt to put out the fire.
INSIDE DOUGLAS COUNTY 11.27.23
Peace at Home Advocacy Center Executive Director Melanie Prummer talks about the issue of youth homeless and what is being done later to help the situation. Click here to download for later listening: IDC 11 27 2023.
DENSE FOG ADVISORY THROUGH 10:00 A.M. TUESDAY
A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect until 10:00 a.m. Tuesday for central Douglas County. Forecasters at the National Weather Service said visibility of less than one quarter of a mile in dense fog is expected. Driving conditions are hazardous, due to low visibility. Temperatures around the freezing mark could result in some slick spots on roads. Highways impacted by dense fog includes Highway 38 near Elkton, Highway 138, Highway 42 east of Camas Valley and Interstate 5 from Curtin to Canyonville.
FESTIVAL OF TREES BEGINS THIS WEEK
Mercy Foundation’s Festival of Trees begins later this week. The four-day series of events will run from Thursday through Sunday at Seven Feathers Convention Center in Canyonville. It is the 30th anniversary for the festival which offers many opportunities to support the organization’s fundraising efforts. Festival of Trees...
AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY CONTINUES THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING
An Air Stagnation Advisory continues through 10:00 a.m. Thursday for much of the region. Forecasters at the National Weather Service said stagnant air is expected, which may lead to deteriorating air quality. This is especially in and near areas with significant sources of air pollution. Diminished air quality can cause health issues for people with respiratory problems if precautions are not taken.
Weekly Safety Report: Shooting, Assault, Neglect, and Menacing incidents hit Douglas County, Oregon
This week in Douglas County, Oregon, there were several incidents that occurred, including a shooting in Riddle resulting in one death and one injury, a Roseburg man arrested for assaulting a hospital nurse, two women jailed for alleged child neglect in Winston, and a Riddle man jailed for an alleged menacing incident. These incidents highlight the importance of maintaining safety and vigilance in the community.
FEEDING UMPQUA SEEKING SUPPORT ON GIVING TUESDAY
For this year’s Giving Tuesday on November 28th, the global giving day, Feeding Umpqua, a program of United Community Action Network, is asking Douglas County residents to help meet the holiday need by getting involved. Feeding Umpqua Director Sarah McGregor said many organizations around the area are hosting holiday...
Discovering Roseburg: A Taste of 3 Traditional American Dishes You Must Try
This article presents three quintessential American dishes that are popular in Roseburg. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
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COUNTY CELEBRATES 50TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR
Douglas County government is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Christmas Craft Fair this Friday through Sunday. A County release said the event started with humble beginnings in 1973 in the old Community Conference Hall at the fairgrounds. About 50 local vendors took part. Since then it has grown to the largest event of its kind in the county and is considered to be the biggest and most popular Christmas fair in southern Oregon. Each year, 12-13,000 people make their way to the fairgrounds to peruse over 300 booths of hand-crafted items, including Christmas ornaments, holiday decorations and signs, clothing, home décor, baked goods, wood crafts, metal sculptures, paintings, ceramics and much more. The fair is proud of its history in promoting local artisans by only allowing hand-crafted items and not permitting commercially produced items.
FREEZE WARNING/FROST ADVISORY FOR SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST
A Freeze Warning and a Frost Advisory remains in effect through 9:00 a.m. Friday and again from 2:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Saturday for the south-central Oregon coast including parts of Douglas County. Forecasters at the National Weather Service said near to sub-freezing temperatures are expected. Along the immediate coast,...
ARTISAN GALLEY IN WINCHESTER BAY OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK
The Douglas County Commissioners, along with the staff at the Umpqua River Lighthouse and Coastal History Museum in Winchester Bay have announced that the local Artisan Gallery will now be open seven days a week,. A County release said the gallery is located below the museum in a renovated space...
Evening Weather Forecast with Meteorologist Oliver Smith: Cold Temperatures and Air Stagnation Advisory
Catch the latest weather update with meteorologist Oliver Smith. Learn about the cooling temperatures, air stagnation advisory, and the incoming low-pressure system. Discover the forecast for Southern Oregon and Northern California, and what to expect in the coming days. Stay informed and prepared with this detailed weather report.
MORNING CONVERSATION 11.28.23
Mariah Smith, Santa Steve, and Kellie Trenkle talk about tonight’s Pancakes, Pins & Pajamas event at Ten Down and Splitz. Its a benefit for Greater Douglas United Way and Douglas CARES. Tickets are still available at $15 per person. Click here to download for later listening: 830 11 28 23.
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY FIRE AND EMS PURCHASES RICE HILL PROPERTY
North Douglas County Fire and EMS has purchased approximately two acres of property along with buildings located at 531 John Long Road in Rice Hill. Fire Chief Brian Burke said the property was a restaurant at one time. Burke said State Senator David Brock Smith was able to acquire funding...