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Happy Birthday Roseburg!

Celebrating its 150th birthday, Roseburg and the greater Umpqua Valley have aged like the fine wine it produces – abounding in rich history and culture while also full of innovation and progression. This autumn, not only will visitors want to experience the Umpqua’s ideal weather and vibrant leaves…

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Gem of the Cascades

Diamond Lake is rare and beautiful - fitting for its name and nickname as the “Gem of the Cascades.” This natural lake in the Umpqua National Forest has endless activities, from one season to the next, and a resort that families have been visiting for years - 100 years to be exact. The resort…

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Local Scoop

The Umpqua Valley has been making delectable treats since 1931 when the now-largest dairy in southern Oregon, Umpqua Dairy, was founded. Ormond Feldkamp and Herb Sullivan had $500 between them, a 1929 Hudson delivery truck, a little wooden ice house next to the railroad tracks and a hankering for…

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Roseburg Summer Event Lineup

Although the Oregon springtime weather continues to taunt us, summer is most definitely on its way – bringing a packed calendar of events for Roseburg. From live music to lavender, classic cars to local art, everything you want in a summer vacation is right here. Here are just a few fan-favorite…

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Birthplace of the Oregon Pinot

On October 3, 1872, Roseburg became officially incorporated by the state of Oregon. That makes this coming fall Roseburg’s 150th birthday. We’re kicking off the celebration with something that shares Roseburg’s rich past and blossoming future – Umpqua Valley wine – and there is no better time to…

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Roseburg Cycling Events

This article is the second of a two-part series kicking off cycling season. Read Part 1 Here › April Rides April kicks off the cycling season! After the long cold winter, birds are singing and flowers are blooming. Time to get back on the bike and enjoy the freedom! Please note that you MUST…

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Cycling Season Begins

This article is the first of a two-part series kicking off cycling season. Read Part 2 Here › It's Tuesday – "Easy Ride” day. I hope the hardest thing about today is getting out the door. It's too cold to ride. It's raining. The clocks have sprung forward, but it's chilly, damp and gray. I'm…

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What's New In Roseburg

Spring is around the corner and Roseburg is blossoming with locally-owned, new businesses. Here are just a few places to check out on your next trip to Roseburg. Bar Run Golf and RV Resort is Roseburg’s newest public golf course that anticipates fully opening in July 2022, with the RV resort set…

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The Ultimate Umpqua Bucket List

As we enter the new year and begin making plans, the greater-Roseburg area should not be overlooked. With an abundance of outdoor activities, unique culture and cuisine, off-the-grid secret spots, and space to roam – experiencing what Roseburg has to offer will be sure to exceed your expectations…

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North Umpqua River Opens Angling

It’s an early Christmas for anglers as one of the top fishing destinations in the country, the North Umpqua River, opens back up on December 1. Historically low numbers of summer steelhead passing through Winchester Dam prompted state fishery managers to close the river and its tributaries to all…

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