Mercy Foundation’s Healthy Kids Outreach Program

Michelle Wilfong informs students on what goes into a healthy breakfast on Wednesday. CHI Mercy Foundation’s Healthy Kids Outreach Program (HKOP) is helping to educate Douglas County’s youth about dental health. Michelle Wilfong, Dental Education Specialist, said, “The Healthy Kids Outreach Program provides twice a year prevention clinics with screening, fluoride varnish, silver diamine fluoride, Continue Reading

Save the Bees!

Rose Broughton, 5, picks out seed at the Canyonville Farmers’ Market on Wednesday. At the Canyonville Farmers Market on Wednesday, flower seeds and educational facts sheets were handed out for a save the bees initiative.  Amanda Pastoria, market manager, said, “I’ll hand them out at the Canyonville Farmers Market until they all have homes. Besides Continue Reading


Madox Najera, 5, of Winston puts a cherry in his basket that his dad is holding for him on Tuesday at Brosi’s Farm. Finding activities to do over the summer can be a difficult task. Sleeping in until noon or sitting on the couch and watching TV all day is compelling, but there are many Continue Reading


Andrea Stanley plays Sevens with second graders during recess on Wednesday. Andrea Stanley, music teacher at Fullerton IV Elementary School in Roseburg, has inspired her entire school by doing an activity with her classes called Sevens.  “The Sevens Game is a body percussion challenge that I found over YouTube while we were doing comprehensive distance Continue Reading

Fremont FBLA is Grateful for Teachers

Kathi Swanson, 8th grade ELA and publications teacher at John C. Fremont Middle School, holding up her Valentine. The Fremont Future Business Leaders of America wanted to thank the middle school staff for all the work they have done this year. They did this by handcrafting Valentines with a sweet treat and a thank you Continue Reading

Gift of Life-A New Kidney for Devree Guido

Devree Guido enjoys her first banana since June due to diet restrictions just one day after surgery that took place on the 19th. All photos courtesy of Jessica Guido. Devree Guido was scheduled to have a kidney transplant on Dec. 22 at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University in Palo Alto. On  Dec. 19, Continue Reading