Kids Bowl Free

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Olive Country

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The Amazing Axolotl

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Enjoy Koi

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The Record Loft: Vintage Vinyl

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.

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Farm to School

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

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A Closer Look at While Away Books

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

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Baked by Bella

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

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K9 Love

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

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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 message on it. FBLA members delivered them to all of the teachers and staff by placing them in their boxes.

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Spotting the Station!

If you go outside in the evening and look up at the sky, you might be able to spot the International Space Station. From Roseburg, the space station may just look like a bright light swiftly flying across the horizon, but it is much more than that. Katherine Brown, Public Affairs Officer, and STEM Advocate said, “It serves as a home where crews of astronauts and cosmonauts live. The space station is also a science

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Rich with Roseburg History

The front view of the Floed-Lane House. The Floed-Lane House, located in downtown Roseburg, is a historical house. The house was bought by John and Emily Floed in 1866. It stayed in their family until it was deeded to the Douglas County Historical Society in the early 1960s, by Katherine Waite Bain, a descendant of Gen. Joseph Lane. The house contains items from the Pioneer and Victorian eras, such as quilts and pillows, musical instruments,

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Over the Hill Ceramics: Fun For All Ages

A beautiful piece of airbrushed art at Over the Hill Ceramics. When you walk into Over the Hill Ceramics you see row after row of unpainted sculptures waiting to be personalized. This is a place where people of all ages can have fun and make art. Rosemary Nicklason, owner of Over the Hill Ceramics, said, “We offer greenware, bisque, stoneware, firing, raku, airbrushing, individual instruction, birthday parties, homeschooling projects, team building, and group instruction. There

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Out of the Ashes

The devastation at the Rock Creek Fish Hatchery in December 2020. Starting on Sept. 8, 2020, and contained on Nov. 16, the Archie Creek fire destroyed 111 buildings, including the Rock Creek Fish Hatchery. Dan Meyer, the Rock Creek Fish Hatchery manager, said they lost juvenile fish, 15 structures, numerous pieces of equipment — including a fish tanker truck, backhoe and Hyster forklift. “We lost 160,000 winter steelhead, 60,000 cohos, and 200,000 spring chinook,” Meyer

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