Skylar Knox

Something to Smile About 🙂

Reflection on 2020

This photo of my reflection in a bubble outside Fremont Middle School is one of my favorites. It was featured in my story, “Reflecting on

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Dinosaur Sighting!

If you watch closely while driving around mile marker 13 on Highway 138 East near Glide, you might catch a glimpse of a dinomite roadside

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Virtual Leadership Experience

On Wednesday, November 18th Oregon’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) attended the Fall Virtual Leadership Experience. This event was organized by TeamTri, GIANT, and

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World Prematurity Day

World Prematurity Day is observed on November 17th every year to expand awareness of preterm birth and the concerns of preterm babies and their families

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Land of Free Enterprise

“No economic system is perfect. But the American Free Enterprise system has empowered millions of people in the past. I know, because I saw it

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The Beat Goes On

Umpqua Valley Youth Orchestra’s founder, Kristin Parks, has been pursuing her passion of playing and teaching the violin since she was 5 years old. At

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Backyard Birdwatching

A black-capped chickadee, known as one of the happiest birds in the world, joyfully sits on a sunflower Monday in a Roseburg backyard. Now is

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Panda Party

Wildlife Safari is currently showcasing its newest residents with an exciting animal encounter! Village visitors can purchase the opportunity to hand feed the adorable red

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Devree Guido: Little But Fierce

Devree Guido, right, of Roseburg hanging out with Miss Douglas County’s Outstanding Teen, Olivia McCurdy, at last Sunday’s fundraiser at Umpqua Sand and Gravel.

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Putting the Fun into Functional

Attic transformed into practical learning space. Jill Kraack, former child development specialist for Fullerton IV Elementary School, has transformed her home’s attic into a virtual

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Learning from a Distance

And so the adventure begins! Comprehensive Distance Learning officially starts Tuesday for Roseburg Public Schools. There will be difficulties and victories for students of all

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Keep Calm and Ride On

Kaden Schlatter, 17, of Roseburg has a solid ride on Wrap It Up Ralph in Senior Bulls event on Sunday. The kids in the Northwest

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Kitten Season

Get out your umbrellas, because it’s raining kittens! Trina Wheeldon, volunteer coordinator of Saving Grace Pet Adoption Center, said, “In August, kitten season is still

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Cool in the Pool

Ellie Ketchum lives to swim! 11-year-old, Ellie started swimming with the Roseburg YMCA Swim Team (RYST) at age 7 and has competed in 30 swim

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For the Love of Dance

Madison Hoschouer will never miss a chance to dance! 12-year-old Madison has been dancing for 9 years and has performed in 26 dance recitals over

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Can’t Stop Story Time Story

Before Covid-19, Roseburg Public Library would hold storybook read alouds, but now they are bringing stories to you with “Story-Walk”. This walk begins at the

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Roseburg’s Treasure

Roseburg is extremely fortunate to have Osprey living in our town!  These majestic birds can be easily seen at two local locations. Recently, nestlings, or

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Whale of a Good Time!

Willie and Baby Whale are back! Children can, once again, enjoy the refreshment of spouting water from the blowholes of these iconic whales at River

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Flag Day

Tomorrow, June 14, is Flag Day. Not many people actually know the meaning of Flag Day. The day celebrates the adoption of the Stars and

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Junior Zookeepers

Sisters, Irelyn and Londyn Weaver have gone wild! They are participating in the Junior Zookeeper program at Wildlife Safari. This exciting program teaches children ages

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Kale’s Killer Cactus

Twelve year old Kale Nielsen of Roseburg, Oregon loves plants! He started gardening about 4 years ago when he helped his mom with her vegetable

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STEAM Week Fun!

Covid-19 has canceled and postponed many activities and events, but it is not stopping the Douglas County Program for Student Success and STEAM Hub from

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Bike Safety

Due to school closures, kids are riding their bikes around Roseburg more often than usual. This is a great way to get exercise, but not

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Window Decorating

In this crazy time of social distancing, children all over the country are trying to spread a little love. Many are decorating their windows with

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Adoptions at Saving Grace

During the Covid-19 outbreak we still must remember that our furry friends need homes. Saving Grace is open for adoptions. You need to call 541-672-3907

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Fullerton Buddy Room Read-A-Thon

  Fullerton held their first Buddy Room Read-A-Thon.  Older students were paired with younger students to read together.  Learning specialist Kristin Coopride said  ” As part of

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Fullerton IV Jog-a-thon

A picture of a Fullerton student who participated in a school wide jog-a-thon to raise money for its Booster Club.  Booster Club helps pay for things like

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