TRI CITY — Like a well-oiled machine, cyclists invaded southern Douglas County last weekend.
MYRTLE CREEK — The penultimate performance at Music in the Park is Thursday, and one of Myrtle Creek’s favorite sons is on the marquee.
TRI CITY — It’s been a half century since South Umpqua High School opened its doors. The first graduating class of the school will celebrate its 50th class reunion next weekend.
A small company in Myrtle Creek has been making strides in developing products to aid missions on the Space Shuttle and International Space Station.
Gordon McAhren’s home in Myrtle Creek is bordered by Cougar Canyon Golf Course on three sides, making it convenient for the long-time golfer to ride his personal golf cart from his backyard to Hole 1.
Armed with beakers, chemicals and a desire to share his knowledge of science, Aaron Berenbach of Explosions Inc. enthralled kids and parents Tuesday afternoon with lively experiments as part of the Douglas County Library’s weekly Summer Reading Program in Roseburg.
With a gold torch in tow and matching royal blue tees, members of the Roseburg Police Department and Special Olympics athletes ran through Roseburg, completing their portion of the 30th annual Law Enforcement Torch Run in support of Special Olympics Oregon.
TRI CITY — Odds are that most flags don’t meet their ends shot to shreds by cannonfire. Instead they collect dust in attics or basements and maybe thrown away.
MYRTLE CREEK — Historians say that, during The Great Migration of 1843, somewhere between 7,000 to 10,000 people rode horses or walked barefoot from the Midwest to the Pacific Northwest. One in 10 died from wagon accidents or cholera.
MYRTLE CREEK — Joking around with an assembly of kids, who were already antsy to bike around the parking lot of Myrtle Creek Elementary School, Myrtle Creek Police Officer Robert Baker paused for a second to urge caution — use a helmet.