OAKLAND — In 1987, Stacy Allison and a group of her fellow mountain climbers had a tough choice to make. They were ascending the tallest mountain in the world, and some very dark clouds were rapidly moving toward them.
WINSTON — The Winston Dillard School District Board of Education held a special work session Wednesday to discuss possible outcomes for the Lookingglass Elementary School fire that destroyed the school’s gymnasium on Dec. 27.
A $2.3 million plan to support community recovery from the Oct. 1, 2015 shooting at Umpqua Community College moved one step closer to approval last week. The Oregon House Rules Committee unanimously approved House Bill 2590 Thursday. It would provide money to pay for a range of services, fro…
The following students are on the Roseburg High School honor roll for the first semester of the 2016-17 school year.
A former Douglas County resident, author Gabriel S.A. Clason announced the release of his first psychic suspense novel: “After The Last Breath.” This is the first book of his Hector Hargrove series written on a whim a few months ago.
The 56th Annual Douglas County AFS Banquet will be held at 5 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26, at Wellspring Bible Fellowship, 2245 N.W. Kline St., Roseburg.
SUTHERLIN — The smell of saw dust filled the air as drills were buzzing and saws were cutting in a Sutherlin High School second period wood shop class on Wednesday. High school students were mentoring West Intermediate School fourth-graders to help them build personalized step stools.
CANYONVILLE — Lookingglass Elementary School, which lost its library and all the books in the gymnasium fire in December, has a good start at replacing the books, thanks to donations from several schools in the county. And Canyonville Elementary School went a step farther.
SHERIDAN — Eighth-grade students at Faulconer-Chapman School have a much more realistic view of local Native American history now that they are learning the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde’s new history curriculum in their classroom.
LOOKINGGLASS — Asbestos abatement began Friday at Lookingglass Elementary School following a fire that destroyed the school’s historic gymnasium on Dec. 27.
Students belonging to the Umpqua District FFA met at Sutherlin Family Church on Wednesday to compete in several leadership-oriented career development events.
A caravan of four trucks with trailers carrying about 200 Christmas trees left the Phoenix School parking lot Thursday morning in the pouring rain. It headed east on Diamond Lake Boulevard toward North Bank Road to partake in an annual Coho Ho Christmas Tree Project, now in its fourth year.
Students have experienced a hands-on learning environment at Sunnyslope Elementary School, where their reading program has involved a variety of activities for students. The program is made to associate fun with reading and to provide a more interactive learning curriculum.
Roseburg Public Schools discussed the possibility of implementing an in-school suspension policy at a board meeting Wednesday, as opposed to suspending students and sending them home for adverse behaviors.
WINCHESTER — The Umpqua Community College Board of Trustees looked at curriculum expansion at the college at a board meeting on Wednesday.
A Sutherlin 4-H robotics team, the Mechanical Maniacs, showed the progress the team has made since it began eight years ago at a presentation Monday.
Using slam poetry, video and skits, a presentation called “Voices” created by Roseburg High School students addressed social behaviors Friday during several assemblies held in the Rose Theatre for students and staff.
The Oregon State Police announced the availability of SafeOregon, a new school safety tip line program available to all public K-12 schools in Oregon at no cost to use. SafeOregon requires schools to complete a sign-up process in order for students to use it.
The Roseburg Kuki Student Exchange program is extending its deadline to encourage middle-school students to participate in the cultural experience of traveling to and hosting students from Kuki City, Japan.
The Ford Family Foundation has awarded a $225,000 grant to the Douglas Education Service District to work with local businesses on identifying family-friendly practices and making them happen.
The Oregon Department of Education has released a list of graduation rates for all Oregon public schools. The list indicates the state graduation rate increased by nearly 1.4 percent to 74.83 percent for the 2015-16 school year.