The White House distanced itself Friday from a Department of Homeland Security draft proposal to use the National Guard to round up unauthorized immigrants, but lawmakers said the document offers insight into the Trump administration’s internal efforts to enact its promised crackdown on ille…
Members of Oregon’s Congressional delegation have once again urged federal officials to extend Secure Rural Schools payments to ailing timber counties.
SALEM — Since the divisive November national elections, Oregon lawmakers and a member of its congressional delegation are seeing unprecedented public participation in the political process, and they are hoping the engagement will help solve a budget crisis.
About 20 people gathered at the Douglas County Courthouse steps Sunday evening in quiet protest of the recent immigration policies enacted by Donald Trump and to show solidarity with refugees seeking asylum from war and terror.
SALEM — Oregon’s governor and legislative leaders predicted a tough legislative session this year on Thursday because of budget deficits, while Democrats are also focused on insulating the state from President Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration, health care and other issues.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — In a story Jan. 19 about a bill that would give students control of school-sponsored media, The Associated Press erroneously reported the status of similar legislation in other states. In 2007 Oregon passed a student expression law. Other bills have been filed in Vermon…
WINCHESTER — The inauguration of a new president hung in the air Friday night as local businesses convened for the Reader’s Choice Awards banquet at Umpqua Community College's Danny Lang Event Center.
PORTLAND — Lea Vlcek of Elkton describes herself as a long-time feminist. Feminists changed the world for women, she said, opening shelters for battered women, improving women’s health and opening up jobs to women where none had been before.
Attending the inauguration of President Donald Trump Friday was one of the best experiences Winston businessman Kyle Winter’s had in his life.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters set fires and hurled bricks in a daylong assault on the city hosting Donald Trump's inauguration, registering their rage against the new president in a series of clashes that led to more than 200 arrests. Police used pepper spray and stun grenades to prevent the …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pledging emphatically to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a riven nation facing an unpredictable era under his assertive but untested leadership.
President Donald Trump smiles during the inaugural luncheon at the Statuary Hall in the Capitol, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Hundreds of protesters march along the street during a rally against the inauguration of President Donald Trump Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
About two dozen people showed up to the Douglas County Republican headquarters in downtown Roseburg this morning to watch the candidate they had supported for months finally become their president.
A change in U.S. House rules making it easier to transfer millions of acres of federal public lands to states is worrying hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts across the West who fear losing access; however, a local timber industry spokesman said state management of federal forest lands cou…
The group of 21 youth plaintiffs suing the federal government and fossil fuel industry in a climate lawsuit is seeking the testimony of Rex Tillerson, CEO of ExxonMobil and President-elect Donald Trump’s choice for Secretary of State.
Now that Oregon counties like Douglas County aren’t receiving Secure Rural Schools safety net payments, they need what remains of federal timber payments delivered as quickly as possible, Oregon’s senators said Thursday.
When Chriset Palenshus and Sami Gloria learned about the Dakota Access Pipeline proposal that would run through sacred tribal lands in North Dakota, they were inspired to take nonviolent, direct action.
Professional athletes have been taking a stand against social injustices in the U.S. since San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat during the playing of the National Anthem prior to a pre-season football game four weeks ago.
The sound of the metaphorical glass ceiling cracking as Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic Party nomination for United States president Thursday was beautiful music to some Douglas County women who have been around long enough to watch gender roles change over the decades.
Two recent attacks on police officers in Texas and Louisiana have left local officers feeling disgusted, disappointed and shocked about the surge of violence.