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4-H: Helping youth find their spark. You may be wondering, “What is a spark?” It is something very particular and special to each individual.

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Thanks to the generosity of local individuals, the Friends of the Roseburg Public Library’s recent fundraiser garnered more than $2,800 for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.

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I’m the sort of person who frequently feels obligated to others, whether they explicitly ask for something or I completely imagine some implied expectation. It can be a pretty exhausting way to live, but somehow I think I’ve been able to lie to myself that it was possible until this last bab…

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Even after two years at Roseburg Public Library, we are relative newcomers to Oregon. When it comes to books, that means we have a lot of local authors on whom to catch up. Here are a few we recently discovered:

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Parents and caregivers take various measures to safeguard their children around their homes. The same attention to safety also extends to when families leave the house. Rules in place concerning vehicular safety are designed to keep kids safe on the road.

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Douglas High School sophomore Payton Pierce’s saxophone will be one of many getting an upgrade this year, thanks to a a $10,000 grant from C. Giles Hunt Charitable Trust recently awarded to the school’s band department.

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The COVID-19 pandemic had a profound impact on communities across the globe. No individual, household or industry was unaffected by the pandemic, and the ripple effects of the virus may be felt for years to come.

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WINSTON — In a normal year, a variety of musicians would have visited Riverbend Park throughout the summer for the 23rd year of Riverbend Live! But 2020 wasn’t a normal year, requiring the organization to think outside the box after canceling its entire season.

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Devree Guido was scheduled to have a kidney transplant on Dec. 22 at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University in Palo Alto. On Dec. 19, Devree and her family were informed that another kidney was available.

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For the majority of working professionals, finding quality time to spend with loved ones can be a delicate balancing act. But working parents do not have to wait until retirement to enjoy being in the company of their families. With some fine tuning, anyone can find ways to spend more time w…

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The pandemic sparked by the spread of the novel coronavirus in the winter of 2019-20 blindsided much of the world. Since the World Health Organization declared a pandemic in March, millions of people across the globe have lost their lives, while hundreds of millions more have lost their live…

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Not long ago, I met with someone compiling articles to create a book. Most of them were spawned from experiences throughout her life that taught her lessons she hoped to pass on. I am typically all ears to learn from the successes and failures of others so I don’t have to reinvent the wheel,…

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Handmade gifts, trinkets and treats help make the holiday season special. Although cookies and other baked goods are some of the most popular homemade creations this time of year, gift-givers young and old can put their talents to use with various craft projects.

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The holiday season is steeped in tradition. Many holiday traditions are centered around food, with much of the focus on all of the decadent treats and desserts taking center stage at many family gatherings.

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If the global pandemic has taught the public anything, it is how to be resourceful. Many components of daily life have changed as a result of the COVID-19 virus, and quite a number of people have discovered new things about themselves in the process — including interesting ways they can keep busy.