A $2.3 million plan to support community recovery from the Oct. 1, 2015 shooting at Umpqua Community College moved one step closer to approval last week. The Oregon House Rules Committee unanimously approved House Bill 2590 Thursday. It would provide money to pay for a range of services, fro…
Members of Oregon’s Congressional delegation have once again urged federal officials to extend Secure Rural Schools payments to ailing timber counties.
The Douglas County Parks Advisory Board gave the nod Thursday to a $1.7 million parks budget and a $1 million parks capital projects budget.
In an effort to begin tackling an issue of corroding pipes, the Roseburg City Council voted to spend an additional $400,000 in next year’s storm drain budget to fix one of its worst cases.
The Association of O&C Counties filed a lawsuit Monday against the federal government over a presidential proclamation that dramatically expanded the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument.
Nighttime flyers and airport ambulances are still barred from using the Roseburg Municipal Airport at night as the city irons out ways to fix Mount Nebo runway obstructions.
With just seven weeks to go before Douglas County government pulls its funding from its small town branch libraries, city governments and library supporters are scrambling to determine their future.
Several citizens attending Wednesday’s Douglas County Board of Commissioners meeting asked for the cameras to be turned around on, well, them.
Douglas County Chief Financial Officer Jessica Hansen served notice in November that she plans to sue Douglas County Assessor Roger Hartman, and the county, for $3 million. She alleges that Hartman called her derogatory names, and then retaliated against her for reporting it.
Don’t let those pressed shirts and clean shoes fool you; outside of being an ordinance buff, Roseburg’s new community development director, Stuart Cowie, is both a mountaineer and a basketball player.
The Oregon State Legislature convened Wednesday, and Douglas County’s legislators are already setting their priorities for the coming session.
For years, possibly decades, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners has been voting on matters while in violation of the open meetings law, according to an Oregon media law attorney.
Douglas County government and local schools will be hit hard this year by a loss of funding from U.S. Forest Service timber receipts.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners will change the way it makes decisions following an inquiry by The News-Review regarding a potential violation of state open meetings laws.
During his nine years as the Woodlands Assistance Forester for Douglas County, Marty Amos has coordinated the spraying of 21,560 acres for 119 small woodland owners across the county and treated 6,260 acres to ready the ground for tree planting.
A rugged man in well-worn clothing approached the counter of a downtown Roseburg convenience store with three beers in his hands.
The City of Roseburg’s Willis House could have up to three more purchase offers to consider by Feb. 14, despite having endured thousands of dollars in damages last month.