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The recent story about a Roseburg VA Medical Center nurse who traveled to New Orleans in April to help the VA there during the COVID-19 pandemic drew the attention of officials there.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has swept through our nation, upending people’s lives and leaving entire communities to deal with an onslaught of health, social and economic stress and uncertainty. While we all respond differently to stress and uncertainty, the pandemic has also created a perfect stor…

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From down-sized ceremonies at the Roseburg VA National Cemetery Annex and Glide Veteran’s Memorial to a flyover salute to COVID-19 front-line workers by the Oregon Air National Guard, Douglas County turned out to celebrate Memorial Day on Monday.

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Greater Douglas United Way has been chosen to help distribute more than $100,000 in federal money to help local agencies provide food and shelter to people in need, and respond to COVID-19.

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We are living in uncertain times, times that challenge the mental health of the healthiest among us. This column serves as a reminder that NAMI, (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) has been working in our community for many years on behalf of folks who struggle with mental health issue…

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COVID-19 has canceled and postponed many activities and events, but it is not stopping the Douglas County Program for Student Success and STEAM Hub from having their sixth annual Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math Extravaganza.

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SALEM — Oregon Department of Education is partnering with the Council of Chief State School Officers and XQ Institute in support of Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020, a one-hour, commercial-free primetime graduation special to be broadcast Saturday.

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The Umpqua Actors Community Theatre Board of Directors announced Wednesday that its production of "Mamma Mia" and the summer musical "Mary Poppins" have been canceled.

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During the winter term, my fellow nutrition teachers and I presented the CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) program to 382 first graders in elementary schools throughout Douglas County. The CATCH concept is a very simple one. Foods and activities are categorized as GO (good) and WH…