There are many species at Wildlife Safari, however, the cranes are some of the most striking. Over 600 animals are inhabiting Wildlife Safari, and three of them are cranes. Allison Trout, ungulate lead keeper at Wildlife Safari, said, “We have two species of cranes in the wild East. African grey crowned cranes range across 18 countries in southeast Africa, and White-naped cranes range across eight countries in Eastern Asia.” Wildlife Safari has a pair of
Devree Guido is pictured in her formal wear for the Rising Star Competition. Photo Courtesy of Jessica Guido Devree Guido is a fighter. By the age of 3, Devree had gotten two liver transplants. In December of last year, at the age of 7, she received a kidney transplant. A few short months later, she is thriving and has just won the Rising Stars Competition sponsored by Miss Oregon Volunteer. Devree competed in the virtual
Fremont FBLA members collect dirt to plant trees around the area on Saturday. Fremont Middle School’s Future Business Leaders of America were among many community members that showed up to volunteer at The Stewart Park Nature Area ponds, better known as the Duck Pond, last Saturday. Ryan Finlay of Roseburg Tracker said over thirty local volunteers came out to the ponds in Stewart Park this morning to help plant trees, shrubs, and plants as well
The kennels where stray dogs are kept, were empty on Wednesday due, in part, to the efforts of the Return to Home program. When pets get lost, they are not always easy to find. Saving Grace Pet Adoption Center is working towards changing that. Return to Home is a program that strives to reunite families with their lost pets. Saving Grace has dedicated this month to promote this program. Megan Gram, executive director for Saving
Filled with nearly 4,500 records, the Record Loft stands upstairs above Good Vibrations. The Record Loft is a designated area upstairs at Good Vibrations where 2 channel audio, turntables, and vinyl are celebrated, according to owner John Hooper “On the new side, we stock 400 to 500 typically, and on the used side, I’d guess somewhere around 4,000,” he said. “Inventory is constantly changing though, as we are always buying new collections, grading and sorting.
The inside view of one of the many veggie-filled hoop houses at Norm Lehne Farms on Wednesday. Farm fresh fruits and veggies, delicious recipes, kitchen utensils, and reusable grocery bags: These are some of the things you get from being a part of Youth CSA Farm to School. “Farm to School is a multifaceted program with several goals. I’d say the main goals are: increasing consumption of locally grown products, building relationships between farmers and
Julia Wilkey, 9, Brook Wilkey’s daughter, finds a cozy spot to read Wings of Fire by Tui Sutherland on Wednesday. If you are looking to purchase a book, While Away Books may be the place for you. Josh Jones, the business owner, said, “We are very community-oriented and are not just a store but a place where people of all sorts come to meet with friends.” Jones loves being a part of the community and
Bella Nielsen has been baking since she was 5 years old. Now, at 11, she has “Baked by Bella”, a business where she sells homemade cupcakes. She sells them at Porter Creek Mercantile. Her mother and grandmother inspired her to bake. “My grandma bakes a lot so I would watch her and she would let me help so I really took an interest in baking after that,” Bella said. Bella is hoping to add more
Officer Chris Bonebrake and his K9 Axel playing tug-of-war on Feb. 4. Axel, an 8-year-old German Shepherd Dog, has served with the Roseburg Police Department for more than five years and more than three of those years he spent with Officer Chris Bonebrake. Over those years, they have built a strong connection. “Axel tracks human odor and apprehends people by biting and holding them until that person is in custody,” Bonebrake said. “This makes arresting
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 message on it. FBLA members delivered them to all of the teachers and staff by placing them in their boxes.