The children brought here by immigrants shouldn’t be punished for coming out into the open. That’s the view of M.A. Hansen of Roseburg, one of 17 protesters who braved smoke, rain and lightning to attend a demonstration Wednesday on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn.
Two local World War II veterans who fought against Nazis in Europe more than 70 years ago had no kind words for the neo-Nazis and other white nationalists who marched on Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday.
Obamacare, once under water in the polls, has become more popular since people started realizing that many people could lose their insurance if it was repealed, Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, said at a town hall meeting in Roseburg Monday.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, will hold a town hall meeting from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Rose Theatre at Roseburg High School, 400 W. Harvard Ave.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, along with six other members of the Senate Finance Committee, wrote a letter this week asking for a clean quota agreement to address what they call unfairly traded softwood lumber from Canada.
Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman met Sunday in Medford with U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to discuss the future of O&C timberlands.
The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians would receive land under a bill that was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday.
When President Donald Trump announced last week he would pull America out of the Paris climate treaty, leaders in much of the rest of the world reacted with anger, dismay and scorn. So did a host of state, city and business leaders in the United States.
A climate change bill introduced in the U.S. Senate Thursday is a very important step in the right direction, according to Douglas County Global Warming Coalition board member Stuart Liebowitz.
Asked how the first 100 days of President Donald Trump’s term have gone so far, from his point of view, Rep. Peter DeFazio said, “Obviously it’s very much a work in progress.”
A recent New Yorker magazine article asserts that Art Robinson’s name was floated as a possible national science advisor to President Donald Trump’s administration.
SUTHERLIN — It was a friendly, enthusiastic crowd that gathered in the Sutherlin High School gym Friday morning for Democratic U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden’s town hall meeting.
When President Donald Trump was speaking about his plans for the future of health care in America, a Myrtle Creek woman who says her life was saved by Obamacare was right there in the Capitol building, listening to what he had to say.
ASHLAND — Teenagers wearing hats protesting a proposed liquid natural gas pipeline filed into their high school gym in Ashland Thursday morning to join a crowd of 2,700 people at U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden’s town hall gathering.
Members of Oregon’s Congressional delegation have once again urged federal officials to extend Secure Rural Schools payments to ailing timber counties.
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.