Roseburg Public Schools Superintendent Gerry Washburn is clearly on the way out. The school board voted to place him on a leave of absence, and its meeting notices over the past couple of weeks have referred to possible discipline or dismissal, and to terms of a separation agreement.
It is hard to choose what our favorite time of year is, especially in our county. Community events dot every season. Some, such as Graffiti weekend, the Myrtle Creek Summer Festival and Riddle’s Sawdust Jubilee, have already concluded. All of these experiences help form a bond in our communi…
When protesters first gathered at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office six weeks ago, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler rushed to take a stand. Channeling the disgust that many felt about President Trump’s inhumane policy of separating families entering the country illegally, Wheeler anno…
It’s hard being an adolescent. We all remember the insecurity, the embarrassment of bodies run amok, the struggle for identity, the jockeying for status.
On Sunday, an article on the front page asked a simple question: Were the experiences of a local family seeking mental health resources typical, or were they an outlier?
Oregon is about to see a large influx of cash cross its borders. But none of it will go toward boosting the economy or repairing roads.
If you work for a living, you’re likely to see your paycheck go down a bit with your first payment in July. You can thank the 2017 Oregon Legislature for that.
It was hot as hell inside the car the day 21-month-old Remington Engler’s mother mistakenly left her behind. There’s no doubt she suffered in the hours leading up to her death by vehicular heatstroke.
The United States has two kinds of elections officials. One kind worries that the wrong people might vote. The other kind believes it’s their responsibility to ensure that every qualified voter can exercise the franchise. Oregon, thankfully, has a chief elections officer of the second type.