Mental health of college students dropping during pandemic Students were already struggling with mental health, anxiety and stress before the pandemic began. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for the American college-aged population, according to researchers Alyssa M. Lederer, Mary T. Hoban and Sarah K. Lipson in anContinue Reading

The reopening of local schools and how its going to look The power of choosing whether or not to re-open schools has passed from the state to Oregon’s individual school boards, not without controversy. Roseburg’s k-12 school board just reversed their decisions to allow students to go back to schoolContinue Reading

Roseburg library donates 37 hotspots to card holders Roseburg library has donated 37 hotspots with six months of coverage to adult library card holders in order to help provide WiFi services to families and students in need during the pandemic. Due to the two week freeze ordered by Oregon Gov. KateContinue Reading

Usborne book fair: To support Court Appointed Special Advocate Children The Douglas County community has been helping to raise money for children in the foster care system because of abuse and neglect so they can have a good Christmas. Roseburg Alliance Church with Usborne Books hosted a book fair to help benefit Court Appointed Special Advocates children in Douglas County on Saturday,Continue Reading

Oregon Fire Resources and How to Get and Give Help During early fall, 138 homes were destroyed just in Douglas County with almost 4,000 homes lost during the fall fire season throughout seven Oregon counties. Helping displaced family is still ongoing and here is how to help. GLIDE STRONG GlideContinue Reading

Modified learning: UCC COVID PLAN Kelley Plueard, UCC’s director of Human Resources, working with a UCC committee with assistance from the Douglas County Public Health Authority, the Oregon Health Authority, and the Centers for Disease Control, developed a UCC plan for dealing with COVID-19. “UCC recognizes that health and safetyContinue Reading