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  1. Grand Jury: Officer involved shooting incident near Reedsport justifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    An officer-involved shooting incident December 23rd involving a Reedsport Police officer on Highway 101 near Winchester Bay has been ruled justified by a Douglas County Grand Jury convened to investigate the incident. The man shot by police, Robert J. Jenkins, 55, of Roseburg as his car burned on Highway 101 later died at Lower Umpqua Hospital.

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  2. Suspect critical after explosions, car fire, officer-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    A suspect suffered "critical injuries" in what state police described as an "officer-involved shooting" on Highway 101 Tuesday morning. Police also said a vehicle caught fire, involving multiple small explosions, before officers arrived on scene.

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  3. State of Oregon drops idea of selling Elliott State ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    This undated file photo provided by the Oregon Department of Forestry shows a stand of trees on the Elliott State Forest north of Coos Bay, Ore. Since the forest turned from a revenue producer for the Oregon Common School fund to a liability due to environmental litigation, the Oregon Department of State Lands is considering selling all or part of the forest.

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  4. Ruptured pipe installed incorrectly years ago, Reedsport officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    A ruptured pipe meant no running water for parts of Reedsport Friday. After an outdated pipe broke Wednesday morning crews went to work to keep water running for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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  5. Missing Coos Bay man found dead at motorcycle crash sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    A Coos Bay man missing since last Friday was found dead next to his motorcycle Thursday afternoon along Highway 38, about 12 miles east of Reedsport. Family said 59-year-old John Ambrosini set off September 26 on a motorcycle ride to Roseburg.

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  6. Reedsport chainsaw carvings now displayed year roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    Anyone driving through the western Douglas County town of Reedsport will now know why it's been dubbed 'the Chainsaw Carving Capital of Oregon.' City streets are usually lined with winning carvings just before the annual chainsaw carving competition in June, but because the carvings along the road have become such a hit with drawing people to the community, they will now be displayed year round.

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  7. Semi trailer dangles off Hwy 38 bridge after crash near ReedsportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    Authorities say a driver has been cited after a truck hauling lumber products crashed at an Umpqua River bridge in southern Oregon, leaving the truck trailer hanging over the bridge railing above the waterway. The spokesman says 54-year-old Brian J. Neeley of Sheridan was cited for careless driving and failing to drive within a lane.

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  8. Toxic blue-green algae found in Tenmile LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    A health advisory is in effect for the Tenmile Lakes south of Reedsport after the Oregon Health Authority reported high levels of toxic blue-green algae in the water. The Oregon Health Authority said exposure can cause numbness, tingling and dizziness that can lead to difficulty breathing or heart problems.

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  9. DA: Officers justified in shooting death of drunk convicted murdererRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    Law enforcement officers were justified in using deadly force against an drunk convicted murderer who fired a gun at officers in a Reedsport trailer park July 17, a grand jury decided.

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