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Summer sizzles with STEAM activities

Summer sizzles with STEAM activities Busy brains and eager hands are hallmarks of the summer camps cropping up across Douglas County. Many feature STEAM-related activities that engage even those students who think they don’t like science or math. All offer projects that keep learning going but keep fun


Partner Profiles: Umpqua Training & Employment

Building a sturdy springboard for young job seekers Umpqua Training & Employment seeks to equip youth with a road map for best path to post-graduate work or training Poised to begin a fifth decade in May, Roseburg-based Umpqua Training & Employment continues to fulfill its original mission of


Partner Profiles: Roseburg Forest Products

Harvesting precision workers Douglas County’s largest private employer seeks stable, homegrown workforce by reaching into area schools Roseburg Forest Products didn’t survive the Great Recession by ignoring the need to change with the times. As social, political and economic forces reshaped the timber industry in recent decades, company


Partner Profiles: Area Health Education Center

Filling the prescription for health care occupations Area Health Education Center of Southwest Oregon looks ahead to recruit young professionals now Shared goals are a great starting point for allies. Comparing the objectives of DCPSS with those of the Roseburg-based Area Health Education Center of Southwest Oregon demonstrates a