Morales pitches during the USA Softball All American Games in Oklahoma City at the Hall of Fame Stadium in August 2021. Jasmine Morales, 8th grader at Fremont Middle school, started playing softball when she was in just 3rd grade. Ever since she has practiced her hardest to be the best softball player she can be. Continue Reading
Cycling Team Races to Victory!
Quinn Coopride, 11, front, Parlor Adevai, 11, middle, and Bridge Adevai 15, back at practice on Thursday, September 2nd. Umpqua Valley Composite Youth Mountain Bike Team is made up of grades 6-12, from Roseburg and surrounding areas. According to their Facebook page, “As members of the NICA Oregon League, our vision is to empower the Continue Reading
Fullerton IV’s Library Gets a Facelift!
Grace Huselton, 4th grader, reads a book in front of the Fiction book display. Fullerton IV Elementary recently hired a new librarian, Holly Knox. She wants to make the library a place where students want to be. Knox said, “I wanted to update the library into a more inviting place so that students that already Continue Reading
Dill Pickle Time
A basket full of cucumbers from Norm Lehne Garden and Orchards ready to be pickled on Friday! It’s pickle season! If you are looking for something to do this summer, you may want to try making your own pickles. Norm Lehne Garden & Orchards has plenty of pickling cucumbers. Glen Lehne, director of farm operations Continue Reading
Kids Bowl Free
Callie Batchelor, 6, holds up her ball and is ready to bowl on Wednesday. Ten Down Bowling, located at 2400 NE Diamond Lake Blvd, opened in 2007. For the last nine years of business, they have participated in a program called Kids Bowl Free. This program allows children in the community to bowl for free. Continue Reading
A small cluster of olives on a branch on Thursday. Many people do not realize that olives are being grown right here in Douglas County. In 2010, the first olive tree for River Ranch Oregon Olive Oil was planted. Now, it is one of roughly 20 commercial olive orchards in Oregon. It is owned by Continue Reading
The Amazing Axolotl
Loki, a Wild Type Axolotl stares through the glass of his aquarium on Thursday. Axolotls are amazing creatures. If they lose a body part, it usually grows back! Rosemary Whitney has been an axolotl breeder for one year. “What is an axolotl?” you may be asking. Well, Whitney knows all about them! Whitney said, “Axolotls Continue Reading
Many people around Roseburg have a love for koi fish. Today, you can take a tour of local koi ponds presented by: Oregon Koi and Water Garden Society. Tickets for the tour are $5 for adults and free for children. The tour will be available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. If you missed your Continue Reading
A headlight view of Dwyane Brown’s Oldsmobiles on Sunday. Chances are, if you have been about a half-mile west on Old Melrose Road from Melrose Road, you have seen a pair of Oldsmobile cars parked in a field. Dwayne Brown, 90, of Roseburg, is the owner of these imperfectly beautiful cars.The two cars in the Continue Reading
Fremont FBLA: Backpacks 4 Kids
Leo Gimbel, 8th grader, (left), Ethan Williams, 6th grader, (middle), and Hayden Weir, 7th grader (right)loading up backpacks with bath puffs and socks for foster children on Tuesday. John C. Fremont Middle School’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) delivered over 60 backpacks to the Child Welfare division of the Oregon Department of Human Services Continue Reading