Fir Grove Park won’t be receiving a new playground and splash pad this year after all, since Roseburg City Council had to reject all construction bids at its meeting Monday night.
TOKETEE — Students from the Roseburg High School science club got a lesson in hydroelectric power production Friday with a tour of the Soda Springs hydro plant and fish passage facility.
In coordination with Child Abuse Prevention Month, a coalition that seeks to prevent child abuse and neglect, is looking for volunteers in the rural areas of Douglas County, to collaborate on combatting the growing problem of child abuse.
The Douglas County Library System will lose its official state recognition as a library after the county’s board of commissioners holds two public hearings, the last of which was at this Wednesday’s commisioner’s meeting.
Ten branches of the Douglas County Library spent their last days as county-run libraries this week. With a formal closure date of April 1, many were wrapping up operations at least temporarily by Thursday or Friday this week.
A group of local residents, concerned with the number of children who are injured or killed by guns each year in Oregon, was out to promote gun safety at a booth at the Spring Fair at the Douglas County Fairgrounds last weekend.