News in Roseburg, Oregon

Mayor wants Roseburg lumber mill annexed into Missoula
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 05:15:00 -0700

The city of Missoula is asking Roseburg Forest Products to annex into the city limits – and Mayor John Engen estimates the company would save money doing so.

Roseburg Man Arrested for Stealing Car
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:00:25 -0700

WINSTON, Ore. — A stolen car was recovered by its owner, along with the help of Roseburg Police. Police received a 911 call Wednesday morning from a man saying he was following his car, which had been reported stolen two days before. A Winston police officer stopped the vehicle near Willis Creek Road and Brockway … Continue reading »

Man sentenced to 10 years in mercy killing
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:53:08 -0700

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) â A 29-year-old Southern Oregon man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for what he called the mercy killing of his roommate. The Roseburg News-Review reports Charles Henry Teal of Myrtle Creek was sentenced Monday in Douglas County Circuit Court in Roseburg for manslaughter in the October 2011 slaying of 39-year-old Jeffrey Scott Bension. ...

Roseburg kids replant the Douglas Complex
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:23:15 -0700

In an effort to celebrate the renewal of the burned Douglas Complex, Communites For Healthy Forests invited some Fir Grove fifth graders to learn about the benefits of restoring this area for now and future generations.

Restoration Commences on Area Devastated by Douglas Complex Fires
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:36:00 -0700

ROSEBURG, Ore., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Communities for Healthy Forests, Inc. (CHF), with support from the Sustainable Forestry Initiative®, Inc. (SFI®), held a ceremony celebrating the ...

Grants Pass woman dead in crash near Roseburg High School
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:08:02 -0700

A Grants Pass woman was killed in a 3-car crash in front of Roseburg High School on Tuesday.

Sheriff: Teen girl attacked in downtown Roseburg
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:22:57 -0700

A Roseburg area transient attacked a teen girl after she let him use her phone on Thursday, the Sheriff's office said.

Roseburg VA counselor admits to sex with client
Sat, 22 Mar 2014 15:14:25 -0700

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) - A social worker fired by the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center for allegedly having sex with a client has admitted to the wrongdoing and has been stripped of her license, The Roseburg News-Review reported. Jamie Carlson, 32, surrendered her license earlier this month. She ...

One local woman dead, several others injured in Roseburg crash
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:11:40 -0700

Roseburg, Ore. -- A Grants Pass woman has died, several others injured, following a crash that occurred around 4:30pm Tuesday near Roseburg High School. According to the Oregon State Police 53 year-old Laura Cortez from Grants Pass died of her injuries after the Subaru she was a passenger in was hit by a Honda SUV driven by 56 year-old Gail Weaver from Myrtle Creek. Weaver was transported to ...

Roseburg OSP office closing during move
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:55:46 -0700

At 3:00 pm Thursday, the Roseburg office of the Oregon State Police will close while they move to their new location in Winchester.