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OAKLAND — For Cpl. Archie Napier, a Union soldier with the 69th New York, war is a tough business and doesn’t pay well. For his month’s wages Saturday, he received $14 and had to pay a dollar and a quarter of it to the laundress at camp.

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OAKLAND — Abraham Lincoln, or his modern-day look alike, rode into Oakland Saturday on a stage coach. He paused to give a short speech about what it meant to live in a free country.

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With school starting, parents are getting their children ready to head back to classes, and on the Talking Health program on KQEN Radio Local Talk at Four, Dan Bain visited with Dr. Elaine Carrasco, a pediatrician with Centennial Pediatrics in Roseburg.

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REEDSPORT — A company that builds commercial fishing boats in Reedsport netted a $3.4 million grant from the state last week, positioning itself to expand its workforce by 50 percent in the coming years.