SUTHERLIN POLICE JAIL MAN FOR RESTRAINING/WEAPON CHARGES
Sutherlin Police jailed a man for a restraining order violation and on weapons charges following an incident on Wednesday. An SPD report said just before 9:00 a.m. 28-year old Chad Anderson-Thomas was allegedly found inside the trailer doorway of a victim’s residence in the 1200 block of West Dean Street. A restraining order was confirmed and Anderson-Thomas was taken into custody. While searching him., an officer reportedly located two brass knuckles in his chest overall pockets.
New Career and Technical Education building coming this fall for Sutherlin High School
SUTHERLIN, Ore. — Sutherlin High School students will have an improved Career and Technical Education facility on campus this coming fall. A brand new, 6,000 square foot facility is being built on the site the old CTE building on campus. The new building, which is being funded by a...
ROSEBURG MAN JAILED AFTER ALLEGED HARASSMENT AND DISORDERLY CONDUCT
Roseburg Police jailed a man after an alleged harassment and disorderly conduct incidents on Wednesday. An RPD report said just after 5:30 p.m. the 31-year old was allegedly pushing a victim at Safeway in the 1500 block of Northeast Stephens Street. Police responded to the business and located the suspect nearby. He was charged with harassment and second-degree disorderly conduct. Bail was set at $5,000.
Hwy. 38, June 8
ODOT release – Wednesday, June 7, 2023, 4:07 p.m.: SW Oregon: OR-38, MP 45: UPDATE: Umpqua Highway (OR-38) six miles west of Drain now has one lane open to traffic. Flaggers are directing traffic in both directions. The highway was closed earlier in the day due to a semi crash and fuel spill. Use caution and expect congestion in the area. More Info TripCheck.
MUSIC OFF CENTRAL LINE UP SET FOR SUMMER
Music Off Central’s line up is set for this summer’s series of concerts in Sutherlin. The Thursday night concerts run from July l3th through August 17th. However, there is no show on August 10th, which falls during the Douglas County Fair. The line-up includes:. *Petty Fever – a...
MAN CHARGED WITH ARSON AFTER TENTS ARE LIT ON FIRE
Roseburg Police charged a man with first-degree arson after he allegedly lit multiple tents on fire on Wednesday. The RPD report said the 29-year old was contacted after the incident took place at the duck pond in the 1400 block of Northwest Stewart Parkway. He was detained without bail.
STATE POLICE SEEKS PUBLIC ASSISTANCE IN LOCATING A SUSPECT VEHICLE IN DOUGLAS COUNTY, OREGON
DOUGLAS COUNTY, OR - On Monday, May 29, 2023, at 10:24 PM, a shooting was reported on Interstate 5 northbound near milepost 124, in Douglas County. Oregon State Police detectives developed a suspect in the case: Ryan Lucas MacArt (33), of Winston, OR. On Friday, June 2, 2023, with assistance from OSP SWAT, detectives arrested MacArt for Attempted Assault 1, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, and Menacing. MacArt was lodged at the Douglas County Jail.
HIGHWAY 38 CLOSED SIX MILES WEST OF DRAIN
Highway 38 remains closed six miles west of Drain Wednesday following a semi crash early in the morning. Information from the Oregon Department of Transportation said this will be an extended closure situation and is expected to last into the afternoon. An ODOT update said crews are cleaning up spilled...
PROGRESS CONTINUES ON BUILDING WINCO FOODS STORE
Progress continues on building the Winco Foods Store on Northwest Stewart Parkway in Roseburg. WinCo Vice President of Real Estate Greg Goins told News Radio 93-9 FM and 1240 KQEN that structural framing is almost complete, with structural steel completed. Goins said the roof deck is complete, skylights and curbs have been installed, and exterior wall sheathing is underway. Goins said parking lot light pole bases have been put in with electrical conduit for light poles at the rear of the building and the sides of the lot.
PICKETT COUNTY PARK TO CLOSE STARTING MONDAY
Beginning Monday June 12th, the Douglas County Parks Department will temporarily close Pickett County Park near Canyonville for a pavement improvement project. A County release said the work is expected to take about two weeks to complete. As the park is a popular destination for launching boats, fishing, swimming, picnicking...
Fire Season Begins Friday, June 9, 2023
The Coos Forest Protective Association (CFPA) announced today that fire season will officially begin at 12:01 a.m. Friday, June 9, 2023. The start of fire season activates restrictions for both public and industrial forest use on all public, private, county, state, and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands within CFPA’s District boundaries. The start of fire season means the end of unregulated, outside burning for rural Coos, Curry and western Douglas Counties. The outside burning of debris piles and the use of burn barrels will...
TWO MAN JAILED, STOLEN ITEMS RECOVERED
Deputies from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office jailed two men and recovered numerous stolen items from two DCSO cases early Sunday. A DCSO report said at 2:40 a.m. units conducted follow up in the 1000 block of Southeast Main Street in Roseburg. A search warrant was obtained for a pickup and a residence where additional stolen items were recovered.
Deputies seize 2.2 pounds of drug 100 times more potent than fentanyl
SUTHERLIN, Ore. -- Douglas County deputies said they seized a 2.2-pound block of suspected carfentanil, a drug known to be even more powerful than fentanyl, during a traffic stop on May 30. According to the Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team, deputies stopped Alma Adriana Fuentes, 41, of Live Oak, California, on...
The FISH of Roseburg & Project DASH celebrate year of delivering food security to people in need
ROSEBURG, Ore. — The FISH of Roseburg, the area’s oldest and largest food pantry, and DoorDash, via its Project DASH initiative, announced they marked their first full year of partnership in delivering emergency food and supplies to those housebound and unable to get to the pantry. DoorDash’s Project...
93 DEGREES IN ROSEBURG TUESDAY, NOT A RECORD FOR THE DATE
Roseburg saw a taste of summer on Tuesday, but didn’t get to a record high temperature for the date. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Medford said the mercury reached 93 degrees at the Roseburg Regional Airport. The record high for June 6th was 99 degrees, set in 1935.
AVIVA HEALTH PHYSICIAN RECOGNIZED AS RURAL COMMUNITY BUILDER
The Ford Family Foundation recently recognized Aviva Health Family Medicine Physician Dr. Kanani Dilcher as a Rural Community Builder for what it called. “transformational work” to improve the health of north Douglas County residents, and volunteer efforts in the community. According to The Ford Family Foundation, rural community builders...
FOUR CITED FOR DEPOSITING TRASH WITHIN ONE HUNDRED YARDS OF A WATERWAY
Four people were cited for depositing trash within one-hundred yards of a waterway on Monday. A Roseburg Police report said at 8:45 a.m. the individuals were contacted in their camps between the ball fields and the river at Gaddis Park, in the 800 block of Northwest Highland Street. All camps were approximately twenty feet from the water’s edge. A 60-year old man had a large amount of trash blocking the lower road, making it impassable. A 49-year old’s camp contained approximately ten cubic yards of items and debris. The other individuals, ages 30 and 38, were contacted at their tent, which was surrounded by a few bags worth of loose trash.
Medford rallies for 6-4 win, spoils Dr. Stewart’s home opener
The Roseburg Dr. Stewart’s took an early 4-0 lead against the Medford Mustangs Wednesday night in the home opener for the Docs, but it didn’t hold up as the ‘Stangs rallied for a 6-4 victory at Bill Gray Legion Stadium at Champion Car Wash Field. It was...
ECEC RECEIVES OREGON HERITAGE COMMISSION GRANT
The Elkton Community Education Center has received $5,800 to support educational programming at Fort Umpqua in the form of an Oregon Heritage Commission Grant. ECEC Executive Director Marjory Hamann said this includes collaborative projects with Native American educators from the Komemma Cultural Protection Association and the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians.
REEDSPORT NOT ISSUING BURN BARREL OR DEBRIS BURNING PERMITS
For the eleventh year in a row, the Reedsport Volunteer Fire Department will not issue burn barrel or debris burning permits within the Reedsport City limits for the 2023 fire season. Drew Winkelmaier has more: “Drew” Q: News Radio 93-9 FM and 1240 KQEN. A City of Reedsport...
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