PORTLAND — Lea Vlcek of Elkton describes herself as a long-time feminist. Feminists changed the world for women, she said, opening shelters for battered women, improving women’s health and opening up jobs to women where none had been before.

After several months of inaction, but then in the final hours of the President Obama administration, the Department of Interior determined that the commercial lands that the Coquille Tribe purchased in Medford —170 miles away from its tribal headquarters and reservation in Coos Bay — are eli…

Sports

GRANTS PASS — Connor McGuire hit six 3-point field goals, scored 20 points and grabbed five rebounds, but Glendale dropped a 53-38 decision to New Hope Christian Saturday night in Skyline League boys basketball.

DIXONVILLE — Hannah Maxwell led three Elkton scorers in double figures with 18 points and the Elks rolled to a 63-28 Skyline League girls basketball win over Umpqua Valley Christian Saturday night.

PORT ORFORD — Top-ranked North Douglas took a 16-point halftime lead and went on to hand Pacific a 42-25 loss Saturday night in a Skyline League girls basketball game.

Business

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President Donald J. Trump has been in office for a full two days and is already well on his way to repeal the Affordable Care Act, sometimes referred to as Obamacare.

I have to admit that I enjoyed reading both Allen Huffstutter and Charles Brown’s letters to the editor this week. As I first read Mr. Huffstutter’s letter I found myself nodding my head as I read along.

Obituaries

Moms

Hope Services, a local nonprofit organization which operates Roseburg’s N’Lite Women’s Clinic has hired a new executive director whose vision for the group’s future is living by its name — providing more services, and vast amounts of hope for women of Douglas County.

My son has been sick for the majority of his life - nine years. He gets Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Bronchiolitis, Sinusitis, and urinary infections over and over. He is on prednisone and antibiotics for 10 days, then off for five days and then back on the prednisone for seven more days, off for …