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This week I’m writing while on the scene of the Oregon Library Association Support Staff Division Conference in Clackamas. I just finished sharing Roseburg Public Library’s story with retired City Manager Lance Colley and City Councilor and Library Commission Chair Brian Prawitz. Although th…

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MYRTLE CREEK — Riddle science teacher Beverly Scott and Riddle math teacher Deniece Thompson took a month to travel across the United States and parts of Canada, exploring museums and natural landmarks to help incorporate in their teachings back home.

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From birds to bunnies, dogs to horses, and everything in between, a classroom full of children has been learning all they can about animals this week at Saving Grace Pet Adoption Center’s summer youth program.

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Take a tour through the reconstruction of historic Fort Umpqua while historic re-enactors demonstrate the life of a pioneer.

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Special Agent Eric Martenson of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Criminal Investigation Division visited Douglas County on July 10 and asked questions about an incident involving Douglas County Landfill leachate, according to several local officials and a property owner adjacent to t…

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Oakland will hold its annual all years reunion and potluck dinner on Aug. 4 at the Oakland Elementary School gymnasium and multi-purpose room.

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Food trucks, live music and timeless historical artifacts are in store at the Douglas County Museum’s Mammoth 50th Anniversary party – a free event to thank the community for its generous contributions to the museum’s collection of items and oral histories.

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Oakland, Oregon: The town that time forgot, but we hope that people don’t forget. One hundred years ago Oakland was the center of commerce at the end of the rail line. Everyone came to Oakland to ship their wool, hay, turkeys and timber to bigger markets. Other local cities have long since s…