This November, residents of all the cities in Douglas County will choose their mayors and city councilors. In some cities, the familiar names of incumbents will fill the ballot, while in others voters will have some tough choices to make.
Roseburg’s been growing slow and steady since 2010, slower than most Oregon cities, but faster than most other cities within Douglas County.
The Yoncalla Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the 2017 Yoncalla First Citizen. This year we have the distinct pleasure of honoring not one, but two who will share our First Citizen award. These two are Christina Mast and Cassie Reigard.
Canyonville Community Library will likely reopen next month. The exact date hasn’t been firmed up yet, but will probably either be Aug. 14 or 21.
YONCALLA — Childhood friends who set out to revive the town’s summer festival they once enjoyed as children are close to making their dream a reality.
YONCALLA — The Yoncalla School District’s board of directors held a work session Tuesday to look at architectural plans and to prioritize tasks associated with repairs at the high school.
YONCALLA — In 1920, the small town of Yoncalla made the national news when it elected what may have been the first all-woman city council in America.
In 1920, a group of women took over the city council in Yoncalla. Local author Shannon Applegate will talk about what the Oregonian at the time called the "Sex Uprising in Yoncalla" at 7 p.m. today at the Douglas County Library, 1409 N.E. Diamond Lake Blvd., Roseburg.
With just seven weeks to go before Douglas County government pulls its funding from its small town branch libraries, city governments and library supporters are scrambling to determine their future.