Roseburg Parks and Recreation Department, Umpqua Valley Audubon Society and the BLM invite the public to Fir Grove Park near Umpqua Valley Arts’ Clay Place on Friday evenings, Sept. 3 and 10, between 6:30 p.m. and sunset to watch seasonal migration displays by Vaux’s Swifts.
The Adapt Sobering Center has opened in Roseburg. The sobering center opened Friday, August 13, off Diamond Lake Boulevard near Adapt’s residential treatment facility, when the sobering center began taking referrals from local law enforcement.
Roseburg Police Chief Gary Klopfenstein has awarded a Medal of Honor to Sgt. Douglas Walton for outstanding and heroic courage to protect others in connection with a February motel shooting that left one person dead and injured two others.
In response to the rise in COVID-19 cases locally, the Roseburg Public Library is closing the building and returning to curbside service starting next week. The library will remain open during this week to provide a place for people to get out of the heat and smoke.
The Roseburg City Council has returned to virtual meetings as of Monday, August 9. The City Council will hold meetings via Zoom until further notice due to a rise in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.