Ospreys have had safe places to nest in Roseburg for several years and now the public will be able to spot those nests a little easier with signs that went up in the last few weeks.
Former Roseburg City Councilor Ashley Hicks has taken a novel approach in her dispute with city officials as they seek to take away her pet chickens. Hicks got a note from her doctor stating that she suffers from emotional/mental health issues and by law is entitled to an emotional service a…
Roseburg officials hired a Portland consulting firm to analyze the downtown parking situation, and they discovered what many people who have to park there already knew — it’s a bit of a mess.
Spring is on the horizon, which likely means the start of outdoor activities, including youth sports. And that, city officials said, means it is time to start thinking about what to do with the large number of homeless people living in campers and tents in and around public areas, including parks.
The first of two pieces of legislation that could ultimately bring Roseburg $1.5 million for a low barrier homeless shelter was approved by the state House Committee on Housing on Tuesday.
Roseburg’s newly formed homeless commission has scheduled a special meeting Tuesday to discuss efforts to open a warming center, and whether it makes more sense for now to focus on helping the homeless shelter in place instead.
The City of Roseburg is looking for the public’s input on a new plan to improve parking downtown and in the Laurelwood district.
A sobering center that is intended to help people who are repeatedly picked up by police for public intoxication is months behind schedule and will be built in converted shipping containers as a way to cut costs.
We love when our favorite authors write new books because then we can share them with our patrons. All of these titles were published in 2020 and get the Roseburg Public Library staff seal of approval.
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.
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.
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 …
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.
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.
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.
Patrice Sipos is challenging incumbent Ashley Hicks for the Ward 4, Position 2 seat on the Roseburg City Council. The News-Review included a biography on each candidate and printed their answers to the same seven questions.
The regional tourism picture has been mostly glum so far this year due to the impacts from the coronavirus and then a spate of wildfires, yet there are some signs of light amid the dark, according to several presentations to the Roseburg Economic Development Commission on Tuesday.
Patrick Lewandowski and Sheri Moothart are competing for Linda Fisher-Fowler’s Ward 1, Position 2 seat on the Roseburg City Council. Fisher-Fowler’s seat became open when she decided not to seek another term.
The Roseburg City Council has spent much of the year methodically discussing the issue of homelessness, but with winter fast approaching there is an immediate concern on the horizon: How to ensure homeless people have somewhere safe to go during freezing weather.