DCSO: Homicide Investigation Underway

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. — A homicide investigation is underway, about two miles north of Myrtle Creek. Information remains limited, but the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office had set up a perimeter around a home on Dole Road. A mobile command center was on scene and the Major Crimes Team is investigating. Investigators were not releasing much … Continue reading »

Deputies Search for Missing Man

UPDATE, February 4, 2015: According to his family, Jesse Henson has been found safe. MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help locating a reported missing person. Jesse Henson, age 73 of Myrtle Creek, was reported missing by family members Tuesday after he failed to return home Monday night. Henson was … Continue reading »

House Total Loss After Fire

WINCHESTER, Ore. — Douglas County Fire District firefighters battled a house fire on the 2500 block of Page Road in Winchester that was reported at 11:39 p.m. Friday.  The first fire crews arrived on the scene at 11:48 p.m. and reported that the residence was completely involved with fire. Crews made contact with some family members … Continue reading »

Fatal Crash in Douglas County

TENMILE, Ore. — Oregon State Police were on scene Sunday morning for a vehicle versus pedestrian collision on Highway 42 near milepost 60. Troopers believe the man who was struck by a passing car when he walked into the lane of travel. He was struck and killed by a red, 1999 Ford Taurus. The driver … Continue reading »

Fires Burn Near I-5, Threaten Homes

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — Firefighters are closely watching fires that flared up right next to I-5 Thursday evening. The Douglas Forest Protection Association says the fires spanned 60 acres flames got dangerously close to homes and cars driving by on I-5. Five fires up and down 1-5 from the Myrtle Creek exit to Clarks Branch … Continue reading »

Douglas County Fire Restrictions

ROSEBURG, Ore. — More than 35 million Americans will hit the road for the upcoming holiday weekend the unofficial end to summer, but there are some restrictions in place if you plan on heading to area forests. The continuing hot and dry conditions have caused the Douglas Forest Protection Association raised the fire danger level … Continue reading »

Neighbors Remember Father and Son

COOS COUNTY, Ore. — Zachary Brimhall the suspect in the Coos County shootings and his father Ray Brimhall were from Dillard a small town just south of Roseburg. The small town of about 500 is in disbelief of what happened after three men were killed in what appears to be a murder-suicide in Coos County … Continue reading »

Community Members Visit Horse Sanctuary

NEAR OAKLAND, Ore. — Nearly 200 horses at the Duchess Sanctuary are getting a second chance at life and Saturday community members got a chance to meet the horses living at the sanctuary. Herbie is just one of the horses that now calls the Duchess Sanctuary home. “He was rescued with feet that were about … Continue reading »

Community Looks to Save Aging Schools

YONCALLA, Ore. — A major decision is in front of a Douglas County school board, one that could determine the fate of the district. The Yoncalla community came together Monday night to learn what can be done to save the district’s two aging schools. The school board will need to decide quickly if they want … Continue reading »

SSE: One-on-One with Josh Bidwell

Former Oregon and NFL punter Josh Bidwell sits down with our Stephen Nelson to discuss the 9th annual Josh Bidwell Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic at Roseburg Country Club on May 9th. For more information, visit JoshBidwellFoundation.org

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