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Visitors trickled in for the grand opening of the Roseburg Visitor Center on Thursday, and city officials and the company charged with running the center hope that the numbers will swell once word gets out.

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The City of Roseburg is sending out a reminder to residents: It’s time to cut down the risk of fire by managing tall grasses and weeds.

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Ronald Sperry’s resignation Monday night as chair of the Roseburg Planning Commission has prompted the City of Roseburg to start taking applications from people who would like to serve on the commission. The current vacancy must be filled by someone who lives within the city.

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The month-long window for spring burning within the Roseburg city limits is just a day away. On Friday, the City of Roseburg Fire Department will begin issuing residential burn permits. Through May 15, residential yard waste is the only material that may be burned.

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Heads up for those who park in downtown Roseburg and the nearby Laurelwood area: Parking tickets started Friday. That’s when the city’s new parking services contractor, ACE, will start ticketing parking violators.

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The City of Roseburg Homeless Commission recommended Monday that the city not put out another request for proposals to run a soon-to-open shelter, and instead enter into a multi-million dollar contract with the United Community Action Network to do the work.

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New parking signs are going up in downtown Roseburg this week, but rather than mollify concerned shop owners as city officials had hoped, they appear to be making an already agitated situation even worse.

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The Roseburg City Council on Monday initially approved tweaking a program in an effort to make it easier for churches and other organizations to provide places for people to sleep in their vehicles when they have nowhere else to go.

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The City of Roseburg had a number of significant accomplishments in 2021 despite COVID-19 and is poised to accomplish more in 2022, Mayor Larry Rich said Monday during his annual State of the City address.

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The Roseburg Public Library plans to reopen Tuesday, after being closed to walk-in patrons for much of the last 18 months due to concerns with the coronavirus.

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Nikki Messenger may not have been the Roseburg City Council’s first choice to take over as city manager when her predecessor retired, but by all accounts, she has won over her bosses, who on Monday gave her a modest raise and a substantial increase in a potential severance package should she…

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Bicyclists listen up: Roseburg officials are working to expand the city’s bike route system so that one day riders will be able to get anywhere in the city, and use the Umpqua River Trail as the backbone for the new system.

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The southbound lane of Northeast Stephens Street between Hooker Road and Isabell Avenue in Roseburg will be closed intermittently for the next several months during a water transmission main replacement project, which begins Monday night.