DA rejects Citizens Against Tyranny
The Association of O&C Counties Wednesday voiced support for a new federal decision that will exclude all O&C timberlands from the 9.5 million acres previously designated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as critical habitat for the northern spotted owl.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners opposes state Sen. Dallas Heard’s Citizens Against Tyranny movement, saying the commissioners cannot in good conscience support the effort.
Roseburg Mayor Larry Rich delivered his annual State of the City address Monday night, in which he touted recent efforts to deal with the issue of homelessness in the area — while acknowledging there is much work to be done — and praised City Council members and others for continuing to carr…
They showed up Thursday afternoon, about two dozen volunteers who wanted to inject a little holiday cheer into the lives of an estimated 100 unhoused individuals by bringing them a hot meal and a friendly smile. In previous years these Christmas Eve meals were served indoors at Roseburg’s lo…
The popular pavilion at Stewart Park is open again, after a nearly two-month-long project to replace the roof and add new features was completed.
Larry Saccato has filed suit against Douglas County Chief Financial Officer Jessica Hansen.
People of all ages are invited to participate in a free self-guided Frosty Fun Run through Stewart Park in Roseburg between Dec. 18 and Jan. 3.
Just days before state legislators are scheduled to meet to discuss how to spend up to $800 million in coronavirus relief funding, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners on Thursday issued a call to arms in support of local businesses hit hard by COVID-19.
Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman has been re-elected for his fifth term as the president of the Association of O&C Counties.
The City of Roseburg is handing out the last of nearly $800,000 it received in state funds intended to help the community deal with the fallout from the coronavirus, the worst pandemic to hit the nation in a century.
With the first day of winter officially less than a week away, it is only a matter of time before temperatures start dipping toward freezing. With that in mind, the Roseburg City Council on Monday eased the restrictions placed on severe weather shelters in an effort to give the homeless some…
The shortage of affordable housing is already an issue in Roseburg and only expected to become more acute as the population grows. The growing problem was highlighted in a housing study done last year, which showed there will need to be more than 2,600 new housing units built in the next 20 …
In 2004 a group consisting of a legislator and a team of journalists stumbled upon a ghastly sight while touring the Oregon State Hospital. They discovered a dusty forgotten shed-like structure with over 3,500 copper tins with unclaimed human cremains inside. It was referred to as the “room …
At about noon Tuesday, a 30-foot Sequoia tree arrived at the Douglas County courthouse.
Ashley Hicks started her tenure on the Roseburg City Council embroiled in controversy. She’s ending it the same way.
The South County CTE Collaborative, once touted as state-of-the-art and a way to develop the local workforce and sustain industries, was forced to undergo changes that included returning a 10.99-acre property the agency was given by the county.
OAKLAND — Lily and William Rudenko have walked to school almost every day this year, using a new shared use path and crosswalk installed by the Oakland School District and City of Oakland.
Voters in Oregon approved Measure 110 by a 59% to 41% margin, making Oregon the first state in the country to decriminalize possession of small amounts of illicit street drugs.
As new COVID-19 cases in Douglas County continued to climb at an alarming rate Tuesday, community health leaders gathered for a press conference to discuss the preparations they’ve made in case of a continued surge, and to urge members of the public to take safety precautions.
It’s precarious enough to be homeless when the weather is nice. But when temperatures dip below freezing, as they did Monday morning, being without shelter can be downright deadly.
Controversial Roseburg City Councilor Ashley Hicks was defeated Tuesday by challenger and political newcomer Patrice Sipos in the race for the Ward 4, Position 2 seat.
The fee to deposit trash at the Douglas County Landfill and transfer stations will increase to $4 for a 35-gallon can, up a dollar from the previous rate.
Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Agency this week cited and fined a general contractor in Roseburg more than $38,000 for multiple job safety violations, including repeatedly failing to follow the minimum requirements to protect workers from fall hazards that could injure them.