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What happened to the trees in the parking lot on Harvard at the old state office building? There used to be lovely shade on hot days and beautiful fall colors. Why did these all need to be removed? Evergreen seems to be the wrong name for that place now.

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According to The Register-Guard's editorial, published on June 19 in The News-Review, Pacific Power, which serves this area, announced it is prepared to shut off electricity to customers this summer in extreme drought conditions — dry vegetation, high winds, low humidity — because of "fire s…

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My family lives on North View Drive, which is the residential street that Highway 99 is being re-routed through. This is preposterous. Traffic through these streets has reached untenable levels. This traffic management decision has turned our street into an anthill. This poor planning decisi…

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Where is all the money going? I like to fish year-round here in Douglas County, from the high lakes to the beaches. Sometimes my wife doesn't always go at the same time and will meet me later at the boat ramps. So that is two county park permits we are required to use, even though it's for p…

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I enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1993 in hopes of serving my country, to receive money for college and for the promise of free health care. It wasn’t until I got out in 1997, though, that my problems began.

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I was somewhat miffed upon reading a gal's letter to the editor in The News-Review on June 23 praising her public employees for up and running in the face of adversity. Not the kind of ethics I'd want to instill in my kids. Addressing those that ran, I'd say, "Enjoy the vacation, have fun, d…

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The Trump administration would like to add a citizenship question to the short-form version of the census after the Obama administration discontinued the long-form version citizenship question.

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Bravo to our courageous Oregon Republican senators. Democrats hold a supermajority in both houses and the governorship. At first glance, it looks like they can pass any legislation they like without restraint, and they have — almost.

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"Always be ready" was the mantra muttered by traumatized people who were "ware-housed" in various Red Cross centers following the Paradise, California "Camp Fire."

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The conservative republicans in this state love the phrase from the preamble of the U.S. Constitution, “We the people.” It is their motto.

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I an so proud of our Republican senators for walking out of the tyrannical power from the Democratic party over the cap and trade bill.

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I’m outraged at people without homes littering in our parks

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My question to the residents of Douglas County is this: When does an illegal immigrant have the rights of the United States Constitution?

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If you wave a red banner at a bull, you will get attacked.

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I am writing in in support and agreement with Mr. Chuck Stuermer in his letter in The News-Review on May 26 titled "Support Trump and thank a Veteran." In his letter, he rightly states all the accomplishments that Mr. Trump has done since being in office.

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This is in response to, "Trump is committing Illegal acts," which ran in The News-Review on May 23.

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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.