YONCALLA — In 1920, the small town of Yoncalla made the national news when it elected what may have been the first all-woman city council in America.
In 1920, a group of women took over the city council in Yoncalla. Local author Shannon Applegate will talk about what the Oregonian at the time called the "Sex Uprising in Yoncalla" at 7 p.m. today at the Douglas County Library, 1409 N.E. Diamond Lake Blvd., Roseburg.
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.
YONCALLA — On the first day of school in Yoncalla, kindergartners will make their way into the sprawling school building with new backpacks snugly secured, filled with fresh boxes of crayons and child-proof scissors. While most students are nervous going into school for the first time, these…