Close to half the seven-member Douglas County Parks Advisory Board are now women, with the appointment of Reedsport’s Jody Morrow on Wednesday.
A proponent of a controversial off-highway vehicle recreational area proposed for the former Lookingglass landfill site was appointed to the Douglas County Planning Commission on Wednesday.
A survey that asked Roseburg residents whether they would support a gas tax to repave more streets found little backing for a tax, city officials said Wednesday.
A proposal to allow development of 20-acre parcels adjacent to larger farms and forestland received a second hearing before the Douglas County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday.
SALEM — State Sen. Jeff Kruse remained defiant and said he will not step down in the wake of an investigative report released Tuesday that said he subjected multiple women at the Capitol to unwanted touching.
Douglas County Commissioner Gary Leif opened his first meeting as board chairman with a chart showing the county depleting its reserves in a little more than three years if current spending and revenue levels persist.
WINCHESTER BAY — The story of Douglas County government is, in many cases, one of steadily shrinking services — departments closed Fridays, a library system handed off to cities and volunteers.
The woman who helped make the Douglas County Veterans Service Office what it is today has returned to take the helm again.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners will limit comments to three minutes per person at its weekly Wednesday meetings.