On Aug. 14 at 8:29 a.m., a magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck the small island nation of Haiti.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, wasn’t pulling any punches as he talked with The News-Review Monday about COVID-19, transportation and climate change.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, hopes to make transportation more climate-friendly and extend the $300 per child monthly COVID-19 relief payments beyond the end of the year.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, and U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are pressing for additional relief for farmers and ranchers who lost crops or livestock to the drought, heatwave and wildfires that have plagued the West this summer and last.
If you have kids, the chances are good that federal checks will soon be arriving in your mailboxes or direct deposit accounts.
Brayson Salazar-Strong was one of the Fir Grove Elementary Students who helped place flags at the Roseburg National Cemetery in advance of Memorial Day.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, believes U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management forestlands should be treated as infrastructure.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, will hold a virtual town hall for Douglas County residents at 4:30 p.m. Monday.
Population in the state and congressional districts that serve Douglas County has declined, but how that will affect the new district maps being drawn by Oregon legislators remains unclear.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Oregon was named the second-most effective federal lawmaker for the period running from January 2019 to January 2021.
As part of the COVID-19 relief package passed by the U.S. Senate this weekend, Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, created a new two-year program that will pour $1 billion per year into rural counties like Douglas County.
Environmental protections, housing and filibustering were the most popular topics discussed in Saturday’s virtual town hall with U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, with Douglas County residents.
The League of Women Voters of Umpqua Valley will host an online workshop about the U.S. Constitution Thursday.
Legislators serving Douglas County at the state and national level voiced opposition Tuesday to an Oregon Republican Party statement that condemned 10 U.S. House Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump and claimed the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol was a “false flag” event.
Glide resident Abbie Malek spent two days attending protests in Washington, D.C., including a rally Wednesday that devolved into chaos as the U.S. Capitol was stormed.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio was giving an interview when members of a pro-Trump mob broke into the Capitol building Wednesday.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, spoke with Oregon reporters in a teleconference Monday about his efforts to obtain COVID-19 relief. The relief plan was approved on Monday and awaits President Donald Trump’s signature.
Rep. Gary Leif, R-Roseburg, was one of 12 state legislators who wrote to Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum Friday, asking her to join a federal lawsuit that sought to overturn the 2020 presidential election results.
Umpqua Valley Christian School’s was adorned by flags in the days surrounding Veterans Day, thanks to a donation from local VFW Post 2468.
Democratic incumbent Peter DeFazio defeated Republican challenger Alek Skarlatos in the race for U.S. House District 4.
Chris Jennings is 66, retired, and lives on social security income of $1,200 per month.
Republican candidate for U.S. House District 4 Alek Skarlatos continues to outpace incumbent Peter DeFazio in fundraising, according to the two campaigns’ quarterly reports to the Federal Election Commission this week.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, visited Frank and Jeanne Moore on Saturday to present them with one of the items they lost when the Archie Creek Fire burned their Idleyld Park home to the ground.
Douglas County sits in one of the few remaining purple congressional districts in the country, meaning the voters in the district, which stretches from Albany through most of Southwest Oregon, including Eugene, are closely split between Democrats and Republicans.
President Donald Trump has approved a major disaster declaration for Oregon.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The city of Louisville will pay millions to the mother of Breonna Taylor and reform police practices as part of a lawsuit settlement months after Taylor’s slaying by police thrust the Black woman’s name to the forefront of a national reckoning on race.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio visited Roseburg on Saturday to attend a fire briefing and learn more about the community’s needs related to the Archie Creek Fire. He came away with a to-do list, just like he said he has at every fire briefing he’s attended throughout his district in the past few days.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio said Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center Director Keith Allen has not been communicative enough with local veterans or congressional leaders about problems ranging from COVID-19 data to postal slowdowns impacting medicine deliveries.
OAKLAND — For the small group of officials standing on a nearby access road and looking up at the Oakland Bridge on Tuesday morning, it was easy to see why this 95-year-old bridge is due — or perhaps more accurately, overdue — for replacement next year.