Roseburg Fire Chief Monte Bryan swore in the new fire marshal and two new firefighters Thursday, July 1. Bryan welcomed Fire Marshal Brian Jewell and firefighters Eric Goodboe and Garrett Russell to the department at a swearing-in ceremony held Thursday morning.
Roseburg City Hall, the Public Safety Center and other City offices will be closed Monday, July 5, for the 4th of July Independence Day holiday. Roseburg Public Library will be closed Saturday, July 3, to accommodate the “United We Stand” parade.
The Roseburg Senior Center will be open to the public as a cooling center Saturday, Sunday and Monday as the National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning from 11 a.m. Saturday to 11 p.m. Tuesday. The center’s capacity is limited to 150 as long as everyone wears masks, and the center is attempting to round up extra masks for anyone who doesn’t have one.
Roseburg Parks and Recreation, together with movement artist and mindfulness coach Summer Fry, are sponsoring these free yoga sessions in a South Umpqua riverfront setting on Stewart Park’s lawn on Saturday mornings starting July 10.
The jade-green steel truss bridge known as the “Green Bridge” will be closed over the South Umpqua River from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday for tree-trimming maintenance. The City of Roseburg appreciates motorists' understanding and patience.