A University of Oregon law professor and a former Lane County administrator will discuss Home Rule county government from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Umpqua Valley Arts Center, 1624 W. Harvard Ave.
The current system of county government isn’t working well, and adopting a Home Rule Charter might fix it, supporters of that charter told The News-Review Editorial Board on Tuesday.
The state elections division has found no evidence that former Douglas County Library reference librarian Jeannine Cook violated elections law last year.
Parties on both sides of a lawsuit over the legality of a Home Rule Charter ballot measure have asked the court to decide in their favor without moving forward to a trial.
Tuesday’s voter turnout was strikingly low this year. By Tuesday evening, just 18 percent of voters had turned in their ballots, compared with 20 percent in the last special district election held two years ago.
Two newcomers will sit on the Umpqua Community College Board of Trustees after voters elected Guy Kennerly and Joelle McGrorty Tuesday night.
TRI CITY — Voters rejected a $26 million bond that would have helped the South Umpqua School District replace and repair outdated facilities.
The Umpqua Community College Board of Trustees will be filling four board vacancies in UCC Zones 4 through 7 from six candidates on the May 16 ballot.
Some Douglas County voters will receive incorrect ballots because two types were printed with the incorrect fire district for the voters' residences.
Roseburg financial planner, David Littlejohn, has filed with the Douglas County Clerk’s office to run for the Umpqua Community College Board of Trustees in the May election.
WINCHESTER — The inauguration of a new president hung in the air Friday night as local businesses convened for the Reader’s Choice Awards banquet at Umpqua Community College's Danny Lang Event Center.
Attending the inauguration of President Donald Trump Friday was one of the best experiences Winston businessman Kyle Winter’s had in his life.
About two dozen people showed up to the Douglas County Republican headquarters in downtown Roseburg this morning to watch the candidate they had supported for months finally become their president.
Douglas County Democratic Party Chairwoman Lorna Hayden is fighting an uphill battle, championing liberal causes in an overwhelmingly conservative county.
Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series focusing on political parties in Douglas County. Today focuses on the Republican Party chairperson, Wednesday’s article will focus on the Democratic Party chairperson.