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Local & Regional MRSA infection reported at Myrtle Point school
Authorities are taking extra care to wipe down the weight room, showers and locker rooms at the Myrtle Point Junior-Senior High School where at least two students have contracted a skin infection known as MRSA.
Local & Regional Gaddis Park fire being investigated in Roseburg Gaddis Park fire being investigated in Roseburg
The Roseburg Fire Department was called out to a natural cover fire Monday afternoon at Gaddis Park, near the Umpqua River, where callers reported seeing smoke in the area. RFD officials say a witness told authorities a male wearing all black was seen in the area of the burned vegetation prior to the firefighter’s arrival.
Local & Regional Study: Natural changes in wind cause Pacific warming Study: Natural changes in wind cause Pacific warming
A new study released Monday found that warming temperatures in Pacific Ocean waters off the coast of North America over the past century closely followed natural changes in the wind, not increases in greenhouse gases related to global warming.
Local & Regional Deck burns in Roseburg fire Deck burns in Roseburg fire
The Roseburg Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire that burned the back porch of a home on NE Rifle Range Road in Roseburg.