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CITY — Voters rejected a $26 million bond that would have helped the South Umpqua School District replace and repair outdated facilities.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.
Newly sworn-in Douglas County Commissioner Gary Leif’s excitement about taking on his new role is palpable. This morning, he attended his swearing-in ceremony in a black western suit and bolo tie, but without the characteristic cowboy hat. Standing a head taller than County Clerk Patricia Hi…