The Douglas County Board of Commissioners will meet with the seven applicants for interim Douglas County commissioner Monday evening.
The former director of the Downtown Roseburg Association, Alyssa McConnel, filed Tuesday to run for Douglas County commissioner.
Ruth Smith has worked for the past few years on organizing the residents of Southeast Roseburg around issues like food scarcity, housing shortages and crime reduction.
Five men and two women have applied for the job of interim Douglas County commissioner. Two of the applicants, Daniel Loomis and Richard Vander Velden, are also among the six candidates who have filed to run for the commissioner seat in November.
The Douglas County Management and Finance Department and Douglas County Chief Financial Officer Jessica Hansen have received top honors for financial reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.
The city of Roseburg will slurry seal 13 streets this week, beginning 7 a.m. Tuesday and continuing through Thursday. The contractor will work from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. most days.
Former Douglas County commissioner candidate Victor Petrucci pleaded not guilty to a trespassing charge in Douglas County Circuit Court on Monday.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners will likely vote Wednesday on whether to put a five-year public safety operating levy on the November ballot.