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.
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.
On Tuesday, presumptive Democratic Nominee Joe Biden named his running mate: California Sen. Kamala Harris. Some Democrats in Douglas County see the pairing as a healing force for the nation, while Republicans say the duo won’t act in the community’s best interest.
DRAIN — Census workers waited under a bright blue canopy tent outside the Drain post office Tuesday, greeting every person who walked by and asking them if they had filled out the 2020 census.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, criticized the federal government’s actions in Portland during the Black Lives Matter protests and spoke about a bill he’s put forward to avoid peaceful protesters being targeted in the future.
Republican congressional candidate Alek Skarlatos criticized his Democratic opponent Rep. Peter DeFazio this week, saying he had remained silent in response to last weekend’s rioting in Eugene.
An unaffiliated candidate who hopes to be a contender for U.S. Senate will meet with supporters at a drive-in movie style convention on Aug. 10 in Roseburg.
The U.S. Economic Development Administration has awarded $1.5 million in funding for loans to small businesses in Southwest Oregon.
Roseburg Republican candidate Alek Skarlatos continues to narrow the fundraising gap with incumbent U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, in the race for the Fourth District.
Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, the top Republican in the U.S. House, has endorsed Roseburg Republican Alek Skarlatos in his race against Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, for the Fourth District seat.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, spent three hours Monday testifying virtually before the House Rules Committee on a five-year, $500 billion transportation bill he said would rebuild the nation’s infrastructure while creating American jobs.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, will hold a live online town hall for Douglas, Coos and Curry County residents at 11 a.m. Friday.
Longtime U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, and his challenger, Republican Alek Skarlatos of Roseburg, have proven they have strong support within their respective bases.
Jo Rae Perkins won the Republican nomination to the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democrat Jeff Merkley, according to results from the Oregon Secretary of State’s office.