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.
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.
After Gov. Kate Brown signed off on a bill that will allow people to harvest roadkill in Oregon, people took to social media with jokes about hunting down deer with their cars.
In Washington, D.C., today Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman asked Congress to pass reforms to improve the health of federally-owned forests and create jobs in rural, forested communities. Freeman is president of the Association of O&C Counties, representing 17 western Oregon count…
Roseburg City Council members made no comment last week about why they voted 7 to 1 to terminate Municipal Judge Ken Madison.
A proposed Home Rule Charter will go to the ballot in November. Douglas County Circuit Judge Kathleen Johnson ruled Tuesday that the people can use the initiative petition to place a charter on the ballot.
Douglas County Clerk Patricia Hitt stands by her position that the proposed Home Rule Charter should go on the ballot this November, and said her position isn’t being completely represented by the county’s attorney in court.
Douglas County Circuit Court Judge Kathleen Johnson said she hopes to render a decision Tuesday on whether Home Rule should go to the November ballot.
Political Action Committees for the campaigns for and against Home Rule have been formed, and the campaign dollars are pouring into one of them.
New documents were filed in Douglas County Circuit Court last week as all sides in the dispute over a Home Rule Charter for Douglas County government readied for a hearing before Circuit Court Judge Kathleen Johnson this Thursday.
Paul Andrew Mitchell, self-styled private attorney general, takes offense to being accused of mental instability and to being accused of threatening, harassing and intimidating Douglas County Chief Financial Officer Jessica Hansen.
Larry Saccato isn’t a county employee, so he was surprised to find out that he’d been named in a whistle-blower retaliation lawsuit brought by Douglas County Chief Financial Officer Jessica Hansen.
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.
The city of Roseburg has vacancies on two commissions, one that helps preserve historic buildings, and one that helps plan improvements to the city's infrastructure.
Every year for the past 22 years, Douglas County Fairgrounds Director Harold Phillips has arranged chairs for the fair’s evening concerts.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners Wednesday approved spending $50,000 to help fund a lobbying and communication campaign about a proposed medical education college.