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Douglas County Partners for Student Success and the Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub are committed to connecting children, families and educators with resources to build the skills needed to identify problems, visualize and create innovative solutions. Douglas County Partners for Student Success cons…

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We love when our favorite authors write new books because then we can share them with our patrons. All of these titles were published in 2020 and get the Roseburg Public Library staff seal of approval.

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Four years ago, back in 2016, a local columnist for a local weekly paper claimed that President Barack Obama had established underground military bases which were strategically placed around the country in preparation for an emergency martial law declaration. These secret operations centers,…

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As the Southern Oregon Regional Coordinator for the Native Fish Society and a resident of Douglas County I am highly invested in the North Umpqua River. This river is a treasure to our community and state, as are the Salmon and Steelhead that inhabit its waters. For decades, these resources …

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People have every right in a democracy to express support for their candidate. My concern is the widespread attempt to promulgate unverified allegations, conspiracy theories and outright lies, such as those seeking to cast doubt on our 2020 Presidential election process.

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The horror of learning math from home may be the perfect Halloween scare for virtual learners. Often one of the most difficult subject areas for students inside the classroom, math at a distance requires even more care. So this week we came up with tips from a math teacher to treat this subject.

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Academia has finally arrived and found the courage to remind public health policymakers of fundamental principles essential to protecting the health of all citizens. Ideology and politics have no place in science. Yet, public health officials and academic institutions have suppressed their c…

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Screen time conversations are a lot like nutrition: some parents openly grimace at the thought of a processed-sugar birthday cake and others look sideways if you mention a terrific natural sugar, non-gluten, dairy-free alternative recipe for cupcakes.

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On the first day of October 2015, I was training for a new position at work. The learning curve was already steep, but when a panicked volunteer burst into our office with news of an active shooter on our campus, training was put on hold.

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The human impacts of the Archie Creek Fire are staggering — 109 homes lost, more structures damaged and extensive displacement of community members. Some lost everything; everyone lost something. While local governments and community organizations continue to provide relief to these individu…

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Former Vice President Joe Biden, Governors Kate Brown Brown (Oregon), Jay Inslee (Washington) and Gavin Newsom (California), environmentalists and other appointed intellectual elites are singing in unison that our grievous loss of life and property from our forest fires are yet another sign …

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If you have a college-bound teen, you’re probably both a little stressed out right now. And your teen might even be feeling downright sad if their college plans aren’t shaping up the way they’d hoped because of the pandemic. That’s okay. Change can be hard.