Press Releases


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.