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Roseburg VA critics: Agency mangled our comments
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 15:10:35 -0700

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) - Veterans critical of the way the Veterans Affairs hospital in Roseburg has been run say their comments at a town hall meeting were not accurately passed on to officials in Washington, D.C. A comparison of the transcript of the meeting and the report submitted ...

Roseburg VA hospital director leaving early
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:27:07 -0700

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) - The director of the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Roseburg, who had come under criticism by a local veterans group unhappy with care at the facility, is leaving earlier than she had originally planned. Carol Bogedain notified employees in an email that she is ...

Roseburg infant receives new heart
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:49:09 -0700

After waiting 90 days in a Seattle hospital, seven-month old Baylee Brynn of Roseburg has finally received a heart transplant.

No. 2 Grants Pass dominates Roseburg 47-15: recap
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:52:19 -0700

Zachary Hannan, Ben Dean and Keegan Weiss tallied two touchdowns apiece as second-ranked Grants Pass rolled to a 47-15 win over host Roseburg Friday night.The Cavemen showed a balanced attack, with quarterback Javan Appling throwing a touchdown pass and scoring one himself on a four-yard keeper in the first quarter...

Editorials from around Oregon
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 14:10:25 -0700

Newspaper editorials from around Oregon The (Roseburg) News-Review, Oct. 5, on resignation of Roseburg VA director An improved housing market has turned out to be beneficial for veterans in Douglas County. The sale of Roseburg Veterans Affairs Director Carol Bogedain's home prompted her to move up her ...

Roseburg Mill in Weed Reopens
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:00:34 -0700

WEED, Calif. — Almost all 135 workers from the mill in Weed returned to work Monday. The Roseburg Forest Products plant in Weed reopened after being damaged in the Boles Fire. The mill had to be shut down when it was damaged, and several employees were displaced. Over the last few weeks, outside contractors and … Continue reading »

Roseburg VA critics: Officials misrepresented comments during open meeting
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 14:46:21 -0700

Veterans critical of the way the Veterans Affairs hospital in Roseburg has been run say they have sent a transcript themselves to the higher-ups at the agency.

Roseburg 'Need in Weed' event helps California fire victims
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:19:10 -0700

Area radio stations, with the help of Roseburg Forest Products and United Community Action Network (UCAN), held a food drive called 'Need in Weed' Friday at the Sherm's Thunderbird grocery store in Roseburg. Dozens of Douglas County residents stopped by to donate essentials like canned food and basic toiletries.

South Medford defeats Roseburg 38-8: recap
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 22:07:38 -0700

South Medford quarterback Craig Contreras threw for three touchdown passes while the Panthers' defense stifled visiting Roseburg for a 38-8 Southwest Conference victory Friday night.South Medford (4-2, 2-2) dominated Roseburg in yardage, piling up 340 yards while holding Roseburg (2-4, 1-3) to 129 yards....

Car hits teen in crosswalk on Roseburg street
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 13:34:08 -0700

A 16-year-old girl was rushed to a local hospital Monday morning after a vehicle hit her while she was walking in a crosswalk.