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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The Duck Pond Rebranding-The Stewart Park Nature Area

Pond closest to Fred Meyer near sunset, filled with birds on Wednesday. The Stewart Park Nature Area is being remodeled.  “The area is getting a facelift including the new kiosk and additional educational signs to promote healthier (preferably no) feeding by the public. In coordination with these improvements the park maintenance staff is also making some landscape improvements; bringing in topsoil to replace years of erosion, adding irrigation, native plantings,” said Kris Ammerman, program manager

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Unraveling the Mystery of the Forgotten Souls

Some of the copper cremains containers still have their original labels at the Oregon State Hospital Memorial on Wednesday.                                              In 2004 a group consisting of a legislator and a team of journalists stumbled upon a ghastly sight while touring the Oregon State Hospital. They discovered a dusty forgotten shed-like structure with over 3,500

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Virtual Leadership Experience

On Wednesday, November 18th Oregon’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) attended the Fall Virtual Leadership Experience. This event was organized by TeamTri, GIANT, and the Department of Education for career and technical student organizations from Oregon.  During the conference, students got the opportunity to listen to inspiring speakers, engage in leadership conversation, participate in trivia showdowns, and earn prizes. Two Fremont FBLA members and thirteen Roseburg FBLA members participated, including three state officers attended.

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World Prematurity Day

World Prematurity Day is observed on November 17th every year to expand awareness of preterm birth and the concerns of preterm babies and their families worldwide. About 15 million babies are born preterm each year at about 10% of babies worldwide. Premature birth is the number one cause of death in children under the age of five.  The first international awareness day for premature birth was created by European parent organizations in 2008. It has

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Land of Free Enterprise

“No economic system is perfect. But the American Free Enterprise system has empowered millions of people in the past. I know, because I saw it with my own eyes.” Marco Rubio, United States Senator, and many others believe in the American Free Enterprise system. American Enterprise Day is celebrated on November 15 every year. President Jimmy Carter first announced American Enterprise Day in 1980 to honor the system that constitutes the foundation of the United

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What Veteran’s Day Means to Roseburg Youth

Kids show their patriotism at Stewart Park last Wednesday. Front row, left to right: Audrey Anderson,  Julianna Worley, and Kavie Wolford.  Back row, left to right:  Brody Nelson, Collin Coopride, Suriah Clarno, Quinn Coopride. Veteran’s Day means something different for everybody. But for the kids of Roseburg, it is about honoring those who have or are currently serving and risking their lives for our freedom. “I  have a family member that went to World War

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The Beat Goes On

Umpqua Valley Youth Orchestra’s founder, Kristin Parks, has been pursuing her passion of playing and teaching the violin since she was 5 years old. At the age of eleven, she began her own music studio. Later, she received her Bachelor of Arts from Pepperdine University near Malibu, California.  Kristin moved to Roseburg in 1998 and she began giving private lessons. Since then, her lessons have developed into the Umpqua Valley Youth Orchestra where she has

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Backyard Birdwatching

A black-capped chickadee, known as one of the happiest birds in the world, joyfully sits on a sunflower Monday in a Roseburg backyard. Now is a great time to become a backyard birder! All you need is a quiet place to begin observing birds. To attract more birds, you can grow some bird-friendly plants, put up a bird feeder, or install a birdbath. Bill Cannaday, wildlife habitat biologist for the Oregon Department of Fish and

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The Yellow Dog Project

Cash, rescued in March, wears a yellow bow-tie to let others know he still needs space when he is on walks, as he can become scared. Do you know what a yellow ribbon or bow tie on a dog means? If not, this story is for you. The Yellow Dog Project is an international campaign to develop awareness that some dogs need space. According to the Four Long Legs website, “The hope of TYDP is

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