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I know you want the very best for your teens. And if you’re like most parents, you’d do just about anything for them. That can make for some tough decisions when it’s time to talk about paying for college.

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If you’re a parent, here’s something we’re both passionate about: making sure your kids have a great future. I want to help you and your kids get ready for life after high school so they can continue to college (and beyond) with a plan and a purpose! And a huge part of that is paying for sch…

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Natural-disasters come in many forms. Sometimes they are the product of singular causation, as in the case of a meteorite, or perhaps a volcano. In other cases, a mind-boggling alignment of conditions and variables, both natural and manmade, takes place, and the results are rather stunning. …

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Memorial Day is almost here, and with it an opportunity to honor those we’ve lost, celebrate their dedication and courage, and be thankful that we live in the greatest country on earth.

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On April 19, 2019, a significant act of honor and compassion took place in Roseburg. Twenty-eight unclaimed and forgotten veteran ashes (known as cremains) were transferred from a local mortuary with the assistance of the Douglas County Veterans Forum to the custody of Douglas County Veteran…

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We’ve all seen the stories: a prominent leader in our community is accused of sexually abusing a child. A trusted adult, like a coach or medical professional, is charged with sexually abusing the young athletes they care for — the Larry Nassar case, for example.

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Our late February snowstorm did not earn a label or name of distinction, but that did not make it any less damaging. It closed roads and schools — and disrupted lives — with extended power outages. More significant than the damage, however, was the vibrant community spirit that we all saw fr…

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Several important facts were omitted by the author of a recent guest column in The News-Review on March 17, “Starved of timber in a sea of trees.” On the Medford, Coos Bay and Roseburg Bureau of Land Management Districts, the three closest to the Swanson Glendale facility, from 2017-2019, a …

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Having been involved with the Oregon carbon conversation for a number of years, attending all of the workgroups during the ’17 interim and as a member of the House Energy and Environment Committee during the ’17 and ’18 Legislative Session, I believe we all can agree that there are changing …

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As administrators of county government, it is the job of the Board of Commissioners to appoint, supervise and provide policy direction to department directors. In turn, these directors have the responsibility of implementing policy and ensuring their departments are good stewards of the publ…

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“We are seeing the things we said would be happening, happening now, in real life. It’s almost surreal,” said Dr. Kathryn Hayhoe, climate scientist and co-author of the National Climate Assessment.