Tag Archives: Douglas County

How to be President of a Historical Society

I wonder, as President of a historical society, if my primary job isn’t to raise the consciousness of fellow board members about what it is that they are CHOOSING to love. It is correct in my mind, to point out … Continue reading

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Why We Live In Douglas County (Oregon)

Note: Originally published in the News-Review, December 2011, Page B6 (Roseburg, Oregon) My husband and I originally came to Douglas County in 2005 because his new job gave him the choice to live on the I-5 Corridor between Roseburg and Grants … Continue reading

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Free Fishing Weekend

This weekend (June 9-10) was free fishing weekend in Oregon. It happens so far as I know, one weekend a year. It is where folks of all ages can fish for fish, and shellfish (clams, crabs) without a license. http://www.dfw.state.or.us On … Continue reading

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1915 – On the Umpqua River

Ernest Rowe 1915 – On the Umpqua River One of the most unforgettable years was living in a stilt house on the Umpqua River. It was built on piling over the river. My father, Ernest Rowe had a job building … Continue reading

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