The League of Women Voters will hold a forum on redistricting next week, as well as sponsoring a video and discussion event on healthcare.
The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed a large package of bills Tuesday on public lands that includes protections for lands across the nation, including several Oregon rivers and two Douglas County sites.
Nestled in the mammoth public lands package under consideration in the U.S. Senate this week are pieces of legislation that would protect two of Douglas County’s wild places.
TRI CITY — U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley believes immigrant families coming over the border should be treated with respect while their claims are processed. He also wants to get dark money out of politics and create clean energy jobs.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, will hold a town hall meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the South Umpqua High School gym in Myrtle Creek.
Federally funded food assistance programs in Douglas County will continue through February in spite of the ongoing partial government shutdown, according to local officials.
President Donald Trump addressed the nation Tuesday night from the Oval Office to make his case for $5.7 billion in funding for a wall on the southern border.
A partial federal government shutdown is entering its third week as an impasse between lawmakers and the White House over funding for a southern border wall persists.
Longtime U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, is the new chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
Local farmers market advocates are cheering a recently passed federal farm bill for providing permanent funding for state farmers market grants.
After numerous visits and interviews around the country, the Federal Commission for School Safety released its final report on improving school safety.
U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, and Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, introduced legislation Thursday intended to provide financial security for rural counties that have been hit hard by decreased federal timber harvests.
HOUSTON — George H.W. Bush, a patrician New Englander whose presidency soared with the coalition victory over Iraq in Kuwait, but then plummeted in the throes of a weak economy that led voters to turn him out of office after a single term, has died. He was 94.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, introduced the Wildfire-Resilient Communities Act last week. The bill aims to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfires, along with the smoke and economic losses those fires cause.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio said Tuesday he’s working in the most partisan, divided Congress he’s served in since he joined the House in 1987.