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Sutherlin Tenmile Tiller
Umpqua Winchester Winchester Bay
Winston Yoncalla Wilbur
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News in Douglas County, Oregon
Oregon logging advocate to retire from county job
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:43:31 GMT
ROSEBURG, Ore. — A longtime advocate for increased logging on federal lands that provide subsidies to counties in western Oregon is retiring from public office — but not from the struggle over timber harvests.
Another day, another thunderstorm: Oregon on fire - again
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 01:04:13 GMT
Lightning ripped a path across Oregon on Tuesday, sparking a new batch of wildfires. And a new band of intense thunderstorms hit eastern Lane and Douglas counties Wednesday evening, raising the specter of new wildfires.
Dramatic Increase in Gonorrhea Cases
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:00:42 GMT
MEDFORD, Ore. — An emerging trend in STDs in Southern Oregon has state health experts both concerned and baffled. The Oregon Health Authority documented a sudden increase in the number of people testing positive for gonorrhea. Jackson County experienced a 387 percent jump. Thirty-one cases in 2012 turned into 151 cases last year. Josephine County … Continue reading »
McMinimee describes rocky road to becoming Jeffco's superintendent
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 06:18:54 GMT
Jefferson County Schools then-superintendent finalist Dan McMinimee sat impassively at school board meetings last spring as audience members inveighed against him, shouting out that he was unqualified to lead the state's second-largest school district.
Douglas County high schools opt out of federal lunch program
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 06:19:58 GMT
More than two years into the nationwide implementation of new health guidelines for school meals, high schools in Douglas County are dropping out of the program.
Reedsport man shot by police identified
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:23:52 GMT
REEDSPORT, Ore. (AP) -- The Oregon State Police has identified a Reedsport man fatally shot by law enforcement last week as 71-year-old Glenn Ray Glancey. Lt. Gregg Hastings says Glancey lived in the mobile home park where the shooting occurred last Thursday. ...
Sexually transmitted diseases are skyrocketing
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:23:38 GMT
By Molly Trotter/KTVL.COM MEDFORD, Ore. -- A spike in gonorrhea cases in southern Oregon is leaving health officials worried for a statewide epidemic. Jackson County saw an increase of 31 and so far this year there has been 151 cases. In Josephine County, cases surged from 10 to 37 cases, but Douglas County has a big bump for their area from two cases and now they are at 23 cases of gonorrhea ...
Oregon timber harvest tops 4 billion board feet; Lane County leads the way
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 04:26:02 GMT
Oregon's timber harvest topped 4 billion board feet last year, the first time it has reached that level since 2006, a state report released Tuesday shows.
S. Oregon sees huge jump in gonorrhea cases
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:23:39 GMT
GRANTS PASS, Ore. - A jump in the number of cases of the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea over the past year in rural southwestern Oregon has state and local health officials alarmed and puzzled. Ruth Helsley, sexually transmitted disease program manager for the Oregon Health Authority, tells the Grants Pass Daily Courier the reason is unclear. She and Josephine County medical director Dr ...
Increase in gonorrhea alarms health officials
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:36:07 GMT
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - A jump in the number of cases of the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea over the past year in rural southwestern Oregon has state and local health officials alarmed and puzzled. Ruth Helsley, sexually transmitted disease program manager for the Oregon Health Authority, tells ...