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It is the time of year where holiday cheer starts spreading through our communities and homes. To me, there is nothing quite so inviting as a wreath hanging from a door, greeting friends and family as they gather to celebrate the season. In preparation of this delightful decoration, I love t…

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When you break out the game console to play a video game like NBA2K, chances are the biggest decision you’ll have to make is which player or team you want to be. But have you ever considered becoming one of the people who actually designs a game like NBA2K?

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Of the hundreds of thousands of books published annually, only a handful are recognized as the best of the class. We highly recommend the following award winners.

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Oakland School District is a close-knit community nestled on a hillside and home to 600 students who attend the elementary, middle or high school.

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Jasmine Morales, eighth grader at Fremont Middle school, started playing softball when she was in just third grade. Ever since she has practiced her hardest to be the best softball player she can be.

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Roseburg readers sure do love their mysteries. Less than 8% of Roseburg Public Library’s physical collection is categorized as mystery, yet the genre accounts for about 10% of all checkouts.

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Even a tedious six hour drive through Eastern Oregon failed to dishearten a group of dedicated Sutherlin FFA students. In the State Soil Judging Career Development Event (CDE) held in John Day, Oregon on Oct. 18, the Sutherlin FFA A Team placed second and the Sutherlin FFA B Team won first place.

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Two graduates from the Umpqua Community College nursing program have filed a complaint against the school for abruptly canceling the program’s national accreditation right as they graduated, costing them the chance to work for a federal government facility, such as the Roseburg VA Medical Center.

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The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known better as FAFSA, is the application that is required to be used by all colleges in awarding financial aid. So, if you want to be considered for federal and state grants, federal work-study, and federal student loans you will have to apply f…

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A drive through sunny Bridge, Oregon, last Tuesday would have revealed dozens of students working in soil pits scattered through farm fields for the Umpqua District Soil Judging Career Development Event.

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Roseburg Public Library will spend the week of Oct. 17-23, celebrating our Friends of the Library group as part of the 16th annual National Friends of Libraries Week.

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I recently put the finishing touches on Roseburg Public Library’s annual statistical report to the State Library of Oregon, and it led me to reflect on the library’s work during the fiscal year that ended June 30.

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Be authentic! That’s the number one tip needed to encourage STEAM-thinking according to Nicholas Krissie, an award-winning science teacher at Lincoln Middle School in the Oakland School District.

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The school system in Days Creek has evolved since 1853 when classes were first held in a teacher’s small log cabin. The current schoolhouse built in 1927 is anchored alongside the South Umpqua River and serves 220 students in grades K-12 within Days Creek Charter School. The single campus se…

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During last month’s Online Book Group, one of our members recommended “The Music of Bees” and added that Roseburg Public Library should invite the author, Oregonian Eileen Garvin, to speak.