One out of every eight Oregonians is food insecure. They are your neighbors, your community and they can’t afford all the food they need. More than 600,000 Oregonians depend on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Project to put food on their tables each month, and more than one-third of th…
Everyone knows what Memorial Day is, but Armed Forces Day is seldom noticed. It’s to honor the living members of the military. So if you’re thinking of joining up, here’s a nickel’s worth of free advice.
In the past, anytime there has been an increase in complaints from downtown business owners, officers from the Roseburg Police Department have gone around to the downtown markets to ensure clerks are not selling alcohol to anyone who appears intoxicated.
Has your child been coming home from school overly tired? It might be because he or she has spent much of the day testing. If you look at the State of Oregon and Roseburg School District testing schedules (and listen to the student in your family), you will find that these tests go on for weeks.
Built in 1953, Douglas High School is more than 65 years old and has seen more than three generations of Douglas County residents graduate. My wife is among those (class of ‘01), and my own three sons will someday be Trojans as well.
I am proudly voting for Joe Pospisil for the Tri City Rural Fire District Board Position 4. He's held multiple positions with the fire department over many years, including Fire Chief and Board Secretary.
Since November 2018 the Superintendent and the Winston-Dillard School District Board of Directors have refused to answer questions regarding their proposed general obligation bond. They have refused public records request, to respond to phone calls and emails, and will not meet with taxpayer…
I hope readers will join me in the support of Measure 10-169, the Winston-Dillard School Bond Levy. Douglas High School, built in 1957, is in need of significant repairs and improvements. Every district student filters into Douglas High School, so the impact of this investment is substantial.
During the snowstorm in February, we in Sutherlin had cellphone use until the electricity came on. We have not had full cell service since. I have a car insurance app on my phone that does not have enough power to work. It works in most parts of Roseburg, but not all. It is costing me money.
On April 19, 2019, a significant act of honor and compassion took place in Roseburg. Twenty-eight unclaimed and forgotten veteran ashes (known as cremains) were transferred from a local mortuary with the assistance of the Douglas County Veterans Forum to the custody of Douglas County Veteran…
Hello citizens of Douglas County. Today, I want to talk to you about hope, proven results and community reinvestment.
Seventy-five days and nearly $1 million later, the Oregon-Washington measles outbreak is over. But thanks to growing opposition to vaccinations, it’s unlikely to be the last.