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When President Joe Biden signed the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package on March 11, one item in it that many people focused on was the $1,400 stimulus payments that were part of the legislation. Money started appearing in people’s bank accounts just a few days later, and within the wee…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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WINSTON — A small, unassuming silver trailer sits on the half-court line of a covered basketball court at the SouthRiver Community Health Center. For two weeks, it has given dozens of people without housing the chance to shower.

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The first and third Saturday of each month is when Christopher Hutton sets his sights on doing the Lord’s work. Hutton and his Under the Bridge ministry pack about three dozen sack lunches and head out into the streets and woods to do what they can to help the homeless with food, and maybe a hug.

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Roseburg City Councilwoman Ashley Hicks is known for speaking her mind, even if it gets her in trouble. That’s what happened in late February, when the city council punished Hicks for her advocacy of a homeless shelter. The News-Review caught up with Hicks to see how things are going during …

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Roseburg City Councilwoman Ashley Hicks is known for speaking her mind, even if it gets her in trouble. That’s what happened in late February, when the city council punished Hicks for her advocacy of a homeless shelter. The News-Review caught up with Hicks to see how things are going during …

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SUTHERLIN — Tuffie Curtis Jr. of Sutherlin thought losing power in his temporary home at Techbuilt Inc. was a challenge already, until he heard a sound and discovered snow had brought down half of the building.