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April’s Arbor Day is an annual reminder of how important trees are to our lives. Trees shade our homes, clean the air, sequester carbon from the atmosphere, offer habitat to wild life and provide beauty to our landscapes.

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Seniors who are being cared for in residential facilities, foster homes or nursing centers sometimes face problems with their care. Families may want to help but are not sure how.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The columns of Bill Duncan are being reprinted in The News-Review. Duncan, who died in November 2011, wrote a weekly column for The News-Review and The Capital Press of Salem from 1981 to 2011. Duncan wrote the following column in April 2001. His thoughts are still pertinent t…

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Question: With all the warm weather we’ve recently been experiencing, I’ve noticed the grass in my lawn is really taking off. Could you give some advice on how to successfully manage my turf so it’s healthy and less weedy?

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TODAYOvereaters Anonymous — 5 p.m., held via Zoom. Call 541-637-8555 for Zoom ID and password to attend.

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If you have been to the farmers market, grocery store or several local restaurants this year, chances are you have seen microgeens. You may be curious what these tiny, edible plants are, or what makes them different from sprouts. Maybe you have tried to grow them at home or want to but are n…

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After a one year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Miss Douglas County Scholarship Program will return to crown four new titleholders in a virtual ceremony on Sunday.

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THURSDAYLookingglass Grange Farmers Market — 2:30-5:30 p.m., 7426 Lookingglass Road, Roseburg. 541-679-1565 or www.bit.ly/3fKqCkM.

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The Douglas County Clerk’s office issued the following licenses March 22-26.

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Culinary travel is more than just sampling new dishes — it’s a window into what makes a destination special: the history, culture and traditions.

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Mr. and Mrs. Don and Pam Mosley and Mr. and Mrs. Greg and Jutta Mead are happy to announce the engagement of Kristen Maredith Mosley, a Sutherlin native and 2010 graduate of Sutherlin High School, and Maximillian Philipp Mead of Tacoma, Washington.

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Question: Each year I try to grow something new and different in my garden. This year, I have decided to grow sunflowers. Looking through an Oregon-based seed catalog, I noticed that there are over a dozen varieties that will grow locally. Not only will sunflowers be a beautiful addition to …

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TODAYOvereaters Anonymous — 5 p.m., held via Zoom. Call 541-637-8555 for Zoom ID and password to attend.

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The Douglas County Clerk’s office issued the following licenses March 8-19.

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While the prospect of traveling alone may be daunting for some, with advance planning, it can be a road to adventure.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The columns of Bill Duncan are being reprinted in The News-Review. Duncan, who died in November 2011, wrote a weekly column for The News-Review and The Capital Press of Salem from 1981 to 2011. Duncan wrote the following column in March 2008. His thoughts are still pertinent t…

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Former Roseburg City Councilor Ashley Hicks has taken a novel approach in her dispute with city officials as they seek to take away her pet chickens. Hicks got a note from her doctor stating that she suffers from emotional/mental health issues and by law is entitled to an emotional service a…

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TODAYOvereaters Anonymous — 5 p.m., held via Zoom. Call 541-637-8555 for Zoom ID and password to attend.

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March is Women’s History Month — a time to honor the contributions of American women in all walks of life. Whenever you’re ready to travel, you can help celebrate their accomplishments by visiting national parks, museums and landmarks across the country.

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I often find myself drawn to historical writing to learn about how ordinary people performed in extraordinary circumstances. No era interests me more than World War II, and several new books captured my attention with their consuming narratives.

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Doug and Candy (Sabala) Artemenko celebrated 50 beautiful years of marriage on March 20. Both born and raised in Douglas County. Now in their 70s, Doug is a retired Head Saw Filer and Candy is a retired registered nurse.

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TODAYOvereaters Anonymous — 5 p.m., held via Zoom. Call 541-637-8555 for Zoom ID and password to attend.

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The Douglas County Clerk’s office issued the following licenses March 1-5.

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If you’re a golfer, taking a vacation where you can hit the links is a great way to enjoy an outdoor activity that’s naturally socially distant.