Beginning his presentation with a boring example of an ineffective public speaker, Jim Daniel from Roseburg soon changed his delivery and became an engaging, confident speaker who made a lasting impression on his audience. His point was to show the difference between a boring and an interest…
The Alzheimer’s Association will be holding three public educational programs at the Douglas County Library in Roseburg during the next three months.
CANYONVILLE — The Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation awarded $508,150 in grants to 77 nonprofit organizations Thursday at an awards ceremony held at Seven Feathers Casino Resort.
The American Red Cross has a severe blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to make a donation appointment now and help save patient lives.
The second annual Christmas Dinner held at the Roseburg Senior Center in early December was a success this year, with event organizers from Feed the Burg serving about 50 more people compared with last year.
GLIDE — Because of the efforts of Boy Scout Troop 112 in Glide, 211 families living in the Glide School District received food for the holidays last weekend through the 2016 Holiday Food and Gift Basket Program.
WINSTON — One of the biggest Christmas presents to the Douglas County community this holiday season is Kayode, a 4,000-pound white rhinoceros that made his way to Wildlife Safari in early November from the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.
with three days left before Christmas, there’s still time for holiday revelers to enjoy the flavors, sights and sounds of the Holiday Village at the Festival of Lights in Roseburg’s River Forks Park.
Roseburg District of Bureau of Land Management and Umpqua National Forest are hosting a photo contest as part of a multi-agency exhibit at the 21st annual Sportsmen’s & Outdoor Recreation Show that is scheduled for Feb. 17-19, at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Frear St., Roseburg.
A Breakfast With Santa event Saturday treated local residents to a hearty breakfast, a visit and photo with Santa Claus, and music provided by the Roseburg German Band at Applebee’s Restaurant in Roseburg.
It may be a couple days early, but two nonprofits have already begun giving thanks by serving free Thanksgiving dinners to the community at the Salvation Army Church and at Saint Joseph’s Community Kitchen.
OAKLAND — Intent on preserving the spacious rolling hills and oak savannas of Mildred Kanipe Memorial Park, a small group of volunteers attended a hawthorn eradication party Saturday to remove the invasive thorny bush.
At an American Red Cross emergency preparedness presentation Saturday, about 50 senior citizens learned about the importance of having an emergency plan for disasters before they occur.
Organizers of the second annual Christmas Dinner are working to make the holidays a festive time for all by providing hot meals and gifts for seniors, the homeless, veterans, low income families and anyone in need of holiday cheer.
With four days left before the Operation Christmas Child’s shoebox collection drive ends Monday, there’s still time to fill a shoebox with goodies for children in countries suffering from war, poverty or disasters.