A small ginkgo tree seedling with a big message of peace was planted in the Japanese garden section of the Master Gardeners’ Discovery Garden at River Forks Park on Thursday.
Douglas County officials would be forbidden to enforce gun registration or semi-automatic firearm bans under a new countywide measure that could appear on the November ballot.
GLIDE — A 13-acre county park nestled against jade green Cavitt Creek east of Glide is about to lose 140 trees, and many neighbors were both surprised and upset to discover this week that the timber had been sold.
SALEM — Most Republican lawmakers refused to attend a Tuesday night session of the Oregon House of Representatives amid a slowdown over anger at a sweeping bill on climate change.
As Senate Bill 1530’s carbon cap-and-trade plan continues working its way through legislative committees in Salem, the Douglas County commissioners have issued a proclamation stating their opposition to it.
The Roseburg City Council is scheduled to discuss the fate of Councilor Ashley Hicks on Monday, and the debate will be held in public rather than behind closed doors, as had previously been planned.
Three people have applied to take the Roseburg City Council seat formerly held by Tom Ryan, who abruptly announced his resignation in December after serving on the council for nearly 20 years, and with three years left on his term.
The group working to bring a medical college to the area has narrowed its search for a potential site for the school from an initial 31 locations down to six.
The last time the Roseburg City Council adopted a long-range transportation plan, in 2006, it called for $100 million worth of work to be done in the first five years of the plan. The city had nowhere near that kind of money to spend, and many of the projects fell by the wayside.
The Roseburg City Council meeting was nearing an end after stretching for more than three hours Monday night when Councilor Brian Prawitz clearly had enough. During his closing comments he turned to Councilor Ashley Hicks and let loose.
Recent news articles involving the Douglas County Commissioners claim the commissioners used federal money to fund premium airfare and cover the cost of lodging a pet during a county conference, but the stories don’t paint a complete picture.
Modern-day treasure hunters will get to explore sites in and around Roseburg for a chance to win a unique prize in the 10th Annual Discover Roseburg/Land of Umpqua Geocache Series, which kicks off on Feb. 1.
About 10 people called for the resignation of two Douglas County commissioners Wednesday over alleged misuse of funding from the Secure Rural Schools Act, lack of transparency and other accusations.
Douglas County, the city of Winston and Green Sanitary District have a new agreement in place, and loads of leachate are again being transported from the county landfill to the Winston-Green Sanitary Treatment Plant.
The city of Roseburg is on sound financial footing, but has a “somewhat elevated” debt associated with its pension commitments, according to a well-regarded investor service.
Local trash haulers would for the first time have to pay Douglas County a franchise fee of 5% of the company’s cash receipts under a new agreement considered by the Douglas County Solid Waste Advisory Committee on Wednesday.
The Roseburg City Council, at its regular meeting Monday, voted to accept Councilor Tom Ryan’s resignation and begin the process of filling the council seat. The City is seeking qualified applicants, who live in Ward 2 of Roseburg, to apply for a seat on the City Council. Roseburg residents …
The City of Roseburg continues to make significant strides in a number of areas, including residential and commercial developments, public safety and cracking down on derelict properties, Mayor Larry Rich said at his annual State of the City address Monday.
Chaise Congleton, a 14-year-old Boy Scout with Troop 112 in Glide, had a tough time deciding what to do for his Eagle Scout project.
Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman cited a court victory that could spell the end of the county’s financial troubles as chief among the historic events of 2019.
For at least the second time, the City of Roseburg has received national mention for its efforts to make the community a better place for bicyclists.
George Fox University signed a memorandum of understanding in March to offer bachelor’s and advanced degrees in nursing, counseling, physical therapy and other fields at a proposed new college in Roseburg.
A popular Roseburg marijuana dispensary is being fined nearly $6,000 after it was caught violating several state regulations, including advertising its products to minors by posting images of the cartoon characters Scooby-Doo and Shaggy on its Facebook page.