Teen Meets Country Music Star

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The Douglas County Fair kicked off this week. One lucky fan was rewarded for her perseverance and amazing spirit. The Western Wishes program granted Kelly Walker the chance to meet country music star Clay Walker. The Roseburg native’s excitement shines through as she shakes his hand and talks with the country star. … Continue reading »

Techs Offer Safety Seat Inspections

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The Douglas County Child Safety Seat Coalition will hold a Child Safety Seat Clinic Friday. Child safety seat technicians will offer free inspections and training to help ensure that the child safety seats are the right size and properly installed. The event will take place Friday, July 26 from 10-2 p.m. at … Continue reading »

Grant Funds Eastwood Park Renovations

ROSEBURG, Ore. – City officials announced an award of grant funding for the renovation of the Eastwood Park, Tuesday. The grant comes from the Oregon State Parks & Recreation Department through its local government grant program. Renovation at Eastwood Park will include creating a new accessible play area with safety surfacing, new paved pathways, new … Continue reading »

Fire Destroys Chrome Nightclub

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A nightclub that opened just months ago is now a pile of ash and rubble, after a fire destroyed the building early Wednesday morning. Around 1:45 am, the Roseburg Fire Department responded to flames coming from Chrome Nightclub on Diamond Lake Boulevard. Crews spent over two hours fighting the flames, and closed … Continue reading »

Two Injured in Motorcycle Crash

ROSEBURG, Ore. – Oregon State Police says a couple was seriously injured after their motorcycle traveled off the road and crashed Saturday. Troopers say around 8 p.m. a motorcycle was travelling westbound on Highway 138E near milepost 56, when it went off the highway and struck a tree stump. The driver Kenneth Minshew, 57, of … Continue reading »

Police Seek Driver in I-5 Hit-and-Run

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Oregon State Police are still looking for the driver of the commercial truck that hit a pedestrian early Thursday morning. Police say that Gabriel Johnson was walking on the southbound shoulder of Interstate 5  between 2 and 3 a.m. when a commercial truck pulling a semi-trailer hit him. The truck also struck … Continue reading »

Widow Speaks After Tasing Death

SUBLIMITY, Ore. — A couple’s vacation was cut short after a man’s wife said her husband suffered from a manic attack, which led to his arrest. The next day, while she thought her husband, Greg Price, was still in custody, police officers showed up at her home to tell her that her husband died. “I … Continue reading »

Crash Kills 88-Year-Old Roseburg Man

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — The Douglas County Rural Fire District and Oregon State Police responded to a fatal crash Friday that caused traffic to back of for miles on I-5. Emergency responders say around 5:30 p.m. Carole Canfield, 76, of Roseburg, was traveling southbound on I-5 near milepost 120 when she began to drive toward … Continue reading »

Update: Name Released in House Fire

Update: Springfield Police released the name of the victim in Thursday’s fatal house fire. Police say Karen Ann Rose, 60, was found dead in the home when firefighters responded. SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Fire and Police responded to a house fire Thursday morning to discover a woman did not make it out alive. The home … Continue reading »

Ex-Ducks, Beavers Help Bidwell Give Back

ROSEBURG, Ore.– Former University of Oregon punter Josh Bidwell and his foundation hosted the 8th annual Josh Bidwell Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic at Roseburg Country Club on Friday. Bidwell, who survived testicular cancer and played 12 years in the NFL, is working to give back to his home state. Between a dinner gala and the … Continue reading »

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