Roseburg City Councilwoman Ashley Hicks is known for speaking her mind, even if it gets her in trouble. That’s what happened in late February, when the city council punished Hicks for her advocacy of a homeless shelter. The News-Review caught up with Hicks to see how things are going during …
Tiffany Netz usually spends her days managing the work that’s necessary to keep Douglas County’s 300 bridges safe.
Douglas County Commissioner Chris Boice said the county is doing all it can to get small businesses what information is available about both state and federal programs that could help them weather the financial impact of the COVID-19 crisis. It’s a team effort with The Partnership and other …
By now we have all heard of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which was signed into law last week. Broadly speaking it is aimed at helping individuals and businesses that have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.
Last week, a record 3.3 million people filed for unemployment benefits. As our economy continues to deal with the economic repercussions of the battle against COVID-19, jobless claims will continue to climb. That’s why it’s so important that the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security…
Oregon state officials announced Saturday that Oregonians will now be allowed to pump their own gas due to the coronavirus outbreak.
One of the four Douglas County residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 had to be hospitalized, Douglas County Public Health Officer Bob Dannenhoffer said Saturday.
The Douglas County Planning Commission met by teleconference Thursday and addressed a proposal by Bjorn Vian to reopen a quarry east of Glide that had been closed for the past 70 years.
The Douglas County Courthouse closed Tuesday after Gov. Kate Brown’s announcement of new restrictions intended to slow the spread of the COVID-19.
COVID-19 has claimed two more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll from eight to 10, the Oregon Health Authority reported Wednesday.
Insurance companies in Oregon will be extending grace periods for premium payments, postponing policy cancellations and nonrenewals and extending deadlines for reporting claims, following an order from the state Department of Consumer and Business Services.
It was just a little over three weeks ago when Oregon’s first case of COVID-19 was confirmed. Since then so much has changed — as of Wednesday morning 209 cases have been detected in Oregon, including eight people who have died — that it’s hard to keep up. And not just with the dizzying spre…
The Douglas County Planning Commission will hold a teleconference meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at which they will discuss and likely approve findings of fact for a proposed rock quarry in Glide.
The City of Roseburg, in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and to promote social distancing, is implementing temporary changes to the public’s access to City Hall. Beginning Monday, residents are urged to conduct business with the city via phone and email.
Evidence of the concern surrounding the spreading coronavirus was evident throughout Monday’s Roseburg City Council meeting, including the limit on how many could attend, the somber discussion of actions taken by city officials and law enforcement and the declaration of a state of emergency.
The Douglas County Courthouse and county parks will close this week after Gov. Kate Brown’s announcement of new restrictions intended to slow the spread of the COVID-19.
Beginning Monday, the public will be able to watch Roseburg City Council meetings live via various electronic means. These options conform to the recent COVID-19 executive orders from the Governor. To watch Monday’s meeting, which is scheduled to start at 7 pm, go towww.CityofRoseburg.org an…
Two Democrats — Kat Stone and Les Goodrich — will race in the primary for the chance to run against state Republican Sen. Dallas Heard in November.