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Police honored for saving drowning woman

Three Roseburg Police officers were recognized Tuesday, Oct. 5, for their heroic actions rescuing a drowning woman from the South Umpqua River last week. “I had no doubt in my mind that in a few more seconds she was going under water. "


Library to Host Visit with Oregon Author

Roseburg Public Library invites the community to read Oregon author Eileen Garvin’s debut novel, “The Music of Bees,” before her virtual visit on Thursday, Dec. 2. The book follows three grieving strangers brought together at a honeybee farm in rural Oregon.


Fall 2021 burn permits available Oct. 1

The Roseburg Fire Department will issue fall residential burn permits from Friday, October 1, through Sunday, October 31. Residential yard waste is the only material that may be burned and all materials must be burned in a debris pile.


Youth Summer Reading Program Wrap-up

Roseburg Public Library’s Summer Reading Program is Youth Service Librarian Aurora Ropp’s favorite time of the year. “I love doing fun programs, encouraging kids and teens to read for pleasure, and working to connect people with books they enjoy,” said Ropp.


Fire Department encourages preparedness

During National Preparedness Month, the Roseburg Fire Department encourages residents to take time to prepare for potential disasters and other emergencies. “I view being prepared as a form of insurance, just like home or car insurance,” said Roseburg Fire Chief Monte Bryan.