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NeighborWorks Umpqua, a Roseburg nonprofit agency that over the decades has helped thousands of low-income families with housing, economic assistance and other forms of aid, is facing some financial issues of its own.

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SUTHERLIN — It’s something most of us take for granted, but for Kenneth Hamilton, the hot shower he took Wednesday afternoon in the mobile trailer set up at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sutherlin not only got him clean but lifted his spirits.

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The coronavirus pandemic took its toll on all aspects of society in 2020, from school-age students to senior citizens and businesses of all shapes and sizes. Nonprofit organizations were no exception.

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Efforts to provide much-needed affordable housing in Roseburg are about to take a step forward with the announcement that Deer Creek Village, an apartment complex offering low-cost housing with a priority given to veterans, is getting ready to open early this spring.

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They showed up Thursday afternoon, about two dozen volunteers who wanted to inject a little holiday cheer into the lives of an estimated 100 unhoused individuals by bringing them a hot meal and a friendly smile. In previous years these Christmas Eve meals were served indoors at Roseburg’s lo…

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A historic former hotel in downtown Roseburg that at one point had sat vacant for more than four decades is getting a major renovation, thanks in large part to a state grant that will help pay for the work.

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A new set of signs are going up on the multi-use path in Stewart Park to help people find their way around the park as well as the connecting pathways in the area.

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The City of Roseburg announced earlier this week it is accepting applications from local nonprofits to receive Coronavirus Relief Funds. Grant funds are limited, and applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, with the first review on Monday.

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A former accountant at Adapt is suing the nonprofit agency for more than $1 million after she said she was forced to resign for reporting a series of “financial irregularities,” including potentially illegal activities, carried out by top managers.

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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.