Cycling Team Races to Victory!

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Fullerton IV’s Library Gets a Facelift!

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Lion King Jr

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Dill Pickle Time

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Enjoy Koi

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 opportunity to buy a ticket at yesterday’s expo, you can go to 174 or 472 W. Berdine Street to purchase

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Classic Cars

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 field have been parked there for more than 15 years. However, these are not the only cars he owns. He

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Sevens!

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 learning over Zoom,” she said. “Since singing and dancing was difficult over the computer, and because Wi-Fi made some students

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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 on Tuesday.  The project called “Backpacks 4 Kids” was the group’s last community service project of the school year. Fremont

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Making Some Noise

Sarah Wyatt, 9,  knows her way around a drum set!  On April 23, it was announced that Sarah won the first to fourth grade category of the Umpqua Actors Community Theatre Youth Talent Competition. This is her second year in a row of coming in first in her age bracket for the local talent show.  Sarah was thrilled to find out that she won. “I feel very excited!,” she said.  Sarah has been playing drums

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Historic Fort Umpqua: A Step Back in Time

The very top of the fence surrounding ECEC’s Fort Umpqua on Saturday. Last Saturday, volunteers helped clean the Elkton Community Education Center and a replica of Fort Umpqua, from the mid-1800s.  Deborah Gritton, community education assistant, said, “Each spring, volunteers and staff open the buildings, do a good deep clean, and bring items out of storage and get displays set back up.” In 2016, the Elkton Community Education Center completed a replica of Fort Umpqua

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Coffee for a Cure

The Dutch Bros location on Stephens Street glows in the sunlight on Thursday. It’s almost that time again! Friday, May 14, is the 15th annual “Drink One for Dane” day at Dutch Bros.  To date, Dutch Bros has raised about $8.4 million for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. This year they hope to raise $1.6 million, which would bring them to a whopping $10 million toward this worthy cause. Travis and Dane Boersma founded Dutch Bros

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Tiptoe Through the Tulips!

Picturesque views can be found all over Wooden Shoe Tulip Farms. From March 19 to May 2 people come from all over the world to see the breathtaking fields of tulips at Wooden Shoe Tulip Farms during Tulip Fest.  There are 35 acres of colorful tulips all across their farm. There are around 125 different types of tulips at their farm, varying each year. Jon Iverson, third-generation farmer, said, “The Iverson family farm was started

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Dreaming of Atlantis

A Bearded Dragon relaxing on a rock in its enclosure. Morgan Willis took over Atlantis Pet Store, located at 2821 NE Stephens Street, on Aug. 1, 2020. Since then, she has made many new additions including, a new paint job, counter, and snake room. As well as new signs, decor, tanks, small animal racks, plants, reptiles, fish, and natural fish decorations.  Willis has always been fascinated with animals. She has memories of walking back to

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Champion for Children

The Ford Family Foundation puts up pinwheels that represent the happy childhoods and bright futures that all children deserve on Thursday. The month of April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. The Ford Family Foundation is a significant advocate for this initiative.  “The Foundation has a long history of prioritizing child protection and the prevention of child abuse and neglect and formally launched a responsive grant program investing in many organizations doing this work,” said Mary

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