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ROSEBURG, Ore., — This is summer, to coincide with Graffiti Weekend, Umpqua Community College will present an outdoor concert, “The Day the Music Died,” held in the UCC Swanson Amphitheater from July 10-14 at 7:30 pm. Created by UCC Music Professor Dr. Jason Heald and produced & directed by Theatre Arts Assistant Professor Bart McHenry, this show […]

SALEM, Ore – All razor and bay clam harvesting is now closed coastwide the Oregon Department of Agriculture and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced today. Historic high levels of the marine biotoxin Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) are elevated in both razor and bay clams along the entire Oregon coast. PSP is a […]

Roseburg, Ore., — The countdown has begun: “Movies in the Park” returns in June 2024. Enjoy family friendly entertainment in Stewart Park on Friday nights in June with this free movie series cosponsored by Roseburg Parks and Recreation and Rogue Credit Union. Roseburg Parks and Recreation Coordinator Tracy David has arranged great movies and fun […]

ROSEBURG, Ore., – The Umpqua Community College Performing and Visual Arts present “A World of Folk Songs” performed by the UCC Concert Band, on May 20 at 7:00 p.m. in the Jacoby Auditorium on the UCC Campus. A variety of family-friendly music will take the audience on a musical adventure around the world. Admission is […]

ROSEBURG, Ore., — The Umpqua Community College and Roseburg Public Schools Boards of Education met Wednesday to discuss joint efforts to guide students into high-wage, in-demand careers located in Douglas County.  The joint meeting held at UCC marks the first time the two boards have teamed up on collective efforts to serve students, industry and […]

ROSEBURG, Ore., – The Umpqua Community College Fine and Performing Arts Department presents the Umpqua Chamber Orchestra and UCC Chamber Choir, under the direction of Dr. Jason A. Heald, in concert on June 4 at 7:00 p.m. at the Whipple Fine Arts Center on the UCC Main Campus. The concert will feature piano virtuoso Andrei […]

GARDINER, Ore. — A Gardiner man has been arrested in a burglary of the Gardiner, Reedsport, and Winchester Bay (GRWB) Salmon Trout Enhancement Program (STEP) hatchery.  The investigation began on Monday, April 22, 2024, when deputies were alerted that someone had forcibly made entry into the hatchery building. Once inside, the suspect had poured a chemical […]

Last evening, the Oregon State Police issued an AMBER Alert at approximately 11:35 p.m. at the request of the Washington State Patrol. This AMBER alert was in response to the murder of two women in West Richland, Washington, and the kidnapping of a 1-year-old infant – Roman Santos.  The suspect in these murders and kidnapping […]

IDLEYLD PARK, Ore. — The body of Rachel Merchant-Ly has been recovered from the North Umpqua River today.  On April 19, 2024, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue organized a large scale search in their ongoing efforts to locate 27-year-old Rachel Merchant-Ly of Idleyld Park. Merchant-Ly was reported missing on Thursday, February 29, 2024, when […]

ROSEBURG, Ore. — An adult male who had been in custody at the Douglas County Jail died at Mercy Medical Center on Monday. On Monday, April 15, 2024, deputies in the jail found 33-year-old Derek Michael Ruh unconscious and unresponsive in his bunk. Deputies initiated resuscitative efforts and dialed 9-1-1 for an ambulance. Once EMS arrived […]