The Library Futures Task Force is considering several ideas for keeping the libraries in Douglas County open. The Douglas Education Service District presented its proposal at Friday’s task force meeting in Roseburg.
Roseburg City Council President Tom Ryan has been using a private email address to conduct public city business for several years, a practice that at least one media attorney said flies in the face of the intent of state public records laws.
It was not an easy decision for Oregon State Treasurer Tobias Read to go against Gov. Kate Brown on the Elliott State Forest at last month’s State Land Board meeting.
Several business owners spoke against installing a concrete median on Stewart Parkway at the Roseburg Public Works meeting Thursday afternoon.
The BLM illegally withheld federal timber payments from Douglas and 17 other Oregon counties, the Association of O&C Counties said Monday. The association has asked the federal government to correct what it calls a “costly mistake” in calculating how much money those counties get.
Responding to complaints that North Douglas County residents were being unfairly charged for access to Mildred Kanipe Memorial Park near Oakland, the Douglas County Parks Department canceled both annual passes and day parking fees at the park. The department announced its decision Friday afternoon.
ASHLAND — Teenagers wearing hats protesting a proposed liquid natural gas pipeline filed into their high school gym in Ashland Thursday morning to join a crowd of 2,700 people at U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden’s town hall gathering.
Douglas County will seek intergovernmental agreements with local cities, allowing the branch libraries to keep the county’s books, but not check them out.