SALEM — An Oregon state senator was stripped of his committee assignments Friday because of “ongoing workplace issues,” days after a senate colleague said she’s been inappropriately touched by at least one member of the chamber.
Two men and a pickup truck set up a petition-signing site in the Roseburg library parking lot Friday afternoon to recall Gov. Kate Brown.
The Umpqua Velo Club is asking the Roseburg City Council to consider various bike safety improvements as the city embarks on updating its transportation plan.
Classic car enthusiasts are celebrating their time to shine during Douglas County’s Graffiti Weekend, but they are less than enthusiastic about the state’s recent passing of a transportation bill.
Contributions to the pro-Home Rule campaign have nearly doubled in the last three weeks, but the $7,464 in total pro-Home Rule contributions are just over 6 percent of the $115,750 collected so far by the anti-Home Rule campaign.
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.
When Douglas County Chief Financial Officer Jessica Hansen sued Douglas County Assessor Roger Hartman in August, she also named Hartman’s friend Larry Saccato as a defendant.
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.
Douglas County Circuit Court Judge Kathleen Johnson reaffirmed Tuesday her September ruling allowing Home Rule Charter on the November ballot.
Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman said this morning that the county plans to hire an independent auditing firm to audit the way Title III Secure Rural Schools funding has been spent.
Downtown Roseburg Association Executive Director Alyssa McConnel told the Roseburg City Council this week that her organization is generating interest in downtown businesses.
New infrastructure and other improvements designed to spur development and job creation in east Roseburg could soon be in the works.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday to accept a $650,000 state grant that could be used to help the county purchase the privately-owned Discovery Point RV Park at Winchester Bay.