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About a dozen vehicles filled with more than two dozen people took a spin around Roseburg on Saturday to celebrate what would have been the 15th year of a summer camp for children with disabilities.

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Like most mornings, Tim Edmondson arrived at the Roseburg Dream Center on Monday to a line of people waiting for some food, a little conversation, maybe a smile. The center gives a hand up to those in need in the downtown Roseburg area, including scores of homeless people. It is closed Frida…

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Plans for a facility where police can bring people who are intoxicated, instead of placing them in jail, moved a step closer to fruition Monday when the Roseburg City Council agreed to spend $50,000 toward its startup costs.

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The Cow Creek Tribe of Umpqua Band of Indians recently gave a nonprofit organization located in Jackson County $7,700 to buy two 3D printers, which are being used to make personal protective equipment and medical equipment for healthcare workers in Southwest Oregon.

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It’s clearer now than ever how critical health care is to our local communities. That’s why it’s vital we create local educational and training opportunities here in Douglas County to provide a reliable pipeline of providers. The Southern Oregon Medical Workforce Center is a big piece of the…

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We know, the last two weeks have been overwhelming on many levels and life as we know it has been turned upside down. We all know someone who is now out of work, some favorite restaurant that is closed, some park we love shut.

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We suspect by now some of you have heard about them in drips and dribbles, the small acts of kindness that members of our community have shown to one another during these trying times.

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Fridays are typically the busiest day of the week at the Roseburg Senior Center, what with morning fitness classes, hot lunches at noon, chess after that and the big crowds that come to play Bingo in the evening.

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There were feisty kittens playing with plastic covers, cuddly kittens waiting for hugs and sleepy kittens having purr-fect dreams at Saturday’s adoption event by New Beginnings SPCA at Petco in Roseburg’s Garden Valley Shopping Center.

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Bowls handcrafted by local potters and other community members will be filled with soup Monday, to be eaten as part of a fundraiser that will help the United Community Action Douglas County Food Bank feed the hungry.

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Alecia Piroy never really loved her smile, but liked it even less during and after a period of addiction to methamphetamine. When her father died two years ago, she decided it was time for a change.

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The Umpqua Valley Winegrowers’ Association has partnered with the UCAN Food Bank on a two-month campaign during July and August, called Pouring Generosity.