WINTER STORM WARNING ABOVE 2,500 FEET FOR CENTRAL DOUGLAS COUNTY
A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect through 10:00 a.m. Saturday above 2,500 feet for central Douglas County and its eastern foothills, eastern Curry County and Josephine County. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in place through 10:00 a.m. Saturday above 1,500 feet. Forecasters at the National Weather Service said for...
ROSEBURG POLICE JAIL MAN FOR ALLEGED TRESPASS INCIDENT
Roseburg Police jailed a man for an alleged trespass incident early Thursday. An RPD report said at approximately 1.00 a.m. the 44-year-was trespassed from a business in the 1400 block of Northwest Mulholland Drive. Just before 3:30 a.m. the suspect reportedly returned to the location. Officers responded and found him knocking on the front door of the business.
ROSEBURG WOMAN JAILED FOLLOWING TUESDAY AFTERNOON CRASH
A Roseburg woman was jailed by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office following a crash on Tuesday afternoon. A DCSO report said earlier in the day, the 30-year-old had been called in while near a business in the 200 block of Grant Smith Road in Green for seemingly being intoxicated before driving away. Deputies canvassed the area but were unable to locate the woman’s vehicle.
FUGITIVE JAILED DUE TO WARRANT
Roseburg Police jailed a fugitive on Wednesday night. An RPD report said at 6:10 p.m. the 23-year-old was contacted for trespassing in the 1400 block of Northeast Diamond Lake Boulevard. He was found to have a warrant out of Linn County. The man was detained without bail.
New homeless camp in Roseburg awaits City approval
ROSEBURG, Ore. — Elk Island Trading Group LLC is waiting for City approval to open up a second homeless camp site near downtown Roseburg. The Trading Group owns another property under the Washington Bridge where they opened their first camp to the public. With the LLC's first campsite gaining...
Roseburg Feb 29 Weekly Crime Report: 10 Incidents and 12 Crime Stories
Roseburg Feb 29 Weekly Crime Report: 10 Incidents and 12 Crime Stories. During the last week, Roseburg reported a total of 10 crime cases. The data shows that 'Arrest' was the most prevalent type of crime with 9 instances accounting for a significant 90% of the total crime cases. The remaining 10% was attributed to a single case of 'Trespass'. The incidents of arrest varied across different times of the day, indicating that criminal activities are not confined to specific hours. The single case of trespassing was reported at 1:13 PM on February 23, 2024. This data underscores the need for residents to remain vigilant at all times and for law enforcement to maintain a steady presence to deter criminal activities. The severity of the crimes, predominantly arrests, suggests a concerning level of lawlessness in the place.
GLIDE MAN JAIILED FOR FELONY COUNT OF DRIVING WHILE SUSPENDED
A Glide man was jailed by Roseburg Police for a felony count of driving while suspended early Wednesday. An RPD report said at 6:10 a.m. officers stopped an SUV for speeding on Highway 138E near Buckhorn Road. The 46-year-old was also detained for a probation violation. He was held without bail.
Roseburg’s Gage Singleton fights off freshman challenger for 3rd state title: Oregon wrestling 113/105 big-school roundup
Saturday night’s Class 6A 113-pound final at the OSAA wrestling state championships pitted a savvy veteran against a fresh-faced freshman. It served as the end of the road for Roseburg senior Gage Singleton and a chance at redemption after seeing his dream of becoming a four-time state ...
Chains required on Siskiyou Summit due to Leap Day winter storm
MEDFORD, Ore. – Updated at 11:30 a.m.: Chains are now required on Siskiyou Summit. NewsWatch 12 is keeping tabs on road conditions and any chain requirements on local roadways because of snow and ice today. Jackson County. Closures: DI Memorial Road is closed: "CLOSED to thru traffic due to...
Douglas County Feb 27 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, Douglas County reported a total of 9 crime cases. The most recurrent crime was 'Arrest' with 5 instances, accounting for more than half of the total crimes. This was followed by 'Trespass' which was reported twice. The crimes of 'Theft' and 'Burglary' were the least frequent, each being reported only once. The data suggests an alarming frequency of arrests, indicating a possible increase in law enforcement activity or a rise in illegal activities leading to these arrests. The relatively lower frequency of theft and burglary, however, offers a small consolation, hinting at a lower rate of property crimes in the place. The data underscores the need for continuous vigilance and proactive measures to maintain law and order in Douglas County.
Quench Your Thirst: Five Unforgettable Pubs in Roseburg
Welcome to this article where we explore five enticing pubs in Roseburg. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If yes, we would love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below!
Oregon opioid treatment programs receive major accreditation
Opioid treatment programs in Roseburg and North Bend received major accreditation for their work.
🌉 New Oakland Bridge Opens in Douglas County, Oregon
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Oregon. In a major development for Douglas County travelers, the newly constructed Oakland Bridge has now been opened to traffic as the sun began to illuminate the sky. This marks the completion of a key phase in the replacement of the outdated single-lane bridge that has stood since 1925. While travelers are now able to cross the new bridge, they should be aware that construction activities are still in progress. This ongoing work might affect traffic patterns and cause temporary disruptions. For further details on the traffic impacts that are to be expected due to the continuing construction, the public can access more information at: https://t.co/8EFrdvj003.
New Bridge in Oakland, Douglas County Accessible To Commuters
OAKLAND, Ore. — Just before sunrise on Wednesday morning, February 28, traffic was diverted onto the new Oakland Bridge that replaced the aging single-lane Oakland Bridge on the north side of town. Work has been underway for two years. The Oregon Dept. of Transportation (ODOT) said that a new...
Police: K9 captures suspect in Roseburg after a suspicious car report leads to pursuit
ROSEBURG, Ore. — A vehicle- and foot-chase ended in Roseburg Monday after a capture by Douglas County Sheriff's K9 Ozzy, a Roseburg Police Department report said. According to RPD's report, officers responded around 10 p.m. to a report of a suspicious black Ford Fusion in the parking lot of Dollar General on NE Diamond Lake Boulevard.
FAIR RESERVED CONCERT TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY
Reserved concert tickets for headline entertainment at the Douglas County Fair go on sale Friday morning at 8:00 a.m. Reserved seats are $30 per person and do not include the cost of fair admission. This year’s concerts are:. *Country band Parmalee on August 9th. *Country artist Cold Ford on...
Roseburg cheer squad places first at OCCA Championships for third straight year
SALEM, Ore. — The Roseburg High School Cheer and Stunt squad finished its season Saturday with a three-peat for the varsity team, taking first place in the 5A/6A Coed Division at the Oregon Cheerleading Coaches Association Championships. It's the third straight year RHS has nabbed the first-place trophy. "We...
Stephens Street water main project to start in Roseburg
ROSEBURG, Ore. — The southbound lane of NE Stephens Street between Isabell Avenue and Newton Creek Road in Roseburg will be closed overnight for about seven months when a water transmission pipe replacement project begins Monday, March 11, the City said. The project will exchange about 4,100 linear feet...
TWO CITED FOR PROHIBITED CAMPING IN OVERNIGHT CONTACTS
Two Roseburg men were cited by Roseburg Police for prohibited camping after being contacted separately early Wednesday. An RPD report said at 1:25 a.m. a 43-year-old was spotted camping in the 100 block of Southeast Templin Avenue. That is a restricted area per the Time Place and Manner ordinance. At...
Roseburg Warming Center tentatively set to open Saturday
ROSEBURG, Ore. — Based on current weather forecasts, the Roseburg Warming Center is tentatively set to open Saturday evening at St. Joseph's Catholic Church Gymnasium (located at 630 W. Stanton St.), according to the United Community Action Network, the warming center operator. The warming center would open at 5:30...