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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…

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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.

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I applaud George Weston's letter in the May 10 edition of The News-Review and his focus on the issue of the lack of growth in Douglas County.

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Memorial Day is almost here, and with it an opportunity to honor those we’ve lost, celebrate their dedication and courage, and be thankful that we live in the greatest country on earth.

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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.

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The Douglas High School bond levy is not an argument, it is an investment. Some have ignored everything that should be important, like the slightly lower tax rate, increased property value, safety, energy efficiency, etc.

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The Paradise, California "Camp Fire" that destroyed my house and town moved 50 mph. I only got my dog and cat out, nothing else.

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Has anyone else noticed that our city seems to be turning into a trash heap? If you haven't, I suggest you walk along Garden Valley Boulevard, especially in the area of Fred Meyer and the park near it.

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You know, I can't help wondering, when reading this public forum letter, just exactly what turnip truck the writer fell off of?

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The recently reported bug out of the Oregon Senate Republicans was a last-ditch effort to slow down the democratic freight train. The Republicans are now back in Salem.

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I am a caregiver working for a private agency and am a victim of wage theft. I recently experienced wage theft firsthand when I was denied overtime.

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Oregon universities are claiming they are broke and need more money. However it's not the lack of money that is the problem, it's their profligate spending.

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Residents of the Skyline West neighborhood in northwest Corvallis spent some of their Saturday in an unusual exercise: They practiced how they’d evacuate their neighborhood in the event of a fire or other emergency.

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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.

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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.

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I have spent many days and nights in many of the mountains in Oregon. All anyone has to do is go up on a high spot and look in any direction to see the many clearcuts.

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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…

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Hello Winston, Dillard, Tenmile and Lookingglass: Voting yes on the Douglas High School Bond will not increase your taxes!

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Registered voters in the Elkton School District will soon be receiving their ballots that include Measure 10-67. I hope that everyone will see the value of this measure and vote "yes" on it.