U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley introduced legislation Thursday that would bar county officials from using timber safety net money for lobbying trips.
Three candidates have filed to run in the Republican primary for the U.S. House 4th District seat that Democrat Peter DeFazio of Springfield has held for 32 years.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden told local veterans Thursday he would hold the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center and himself accountable for addressing their needs.
U.S. Senate candidate Paul Romero, Jr. believes socialism is growing in the Democratic Party, and he believes Oregon Democrats are increasingly disenchanted with their party because of it.
The federal government needs to do more to help the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center recruit and retain health care professionals, U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, said Friday at a town hall meeting at Umpqua Community College.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, called on federal agencies Wednesday to help recruit and retain health care professionals for the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, is pushing back against plans to downgrade the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center emergency department to a 12-hour urgent care by Aug. 16.
TRI CITY — Officials briefed U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden on conditions of the Milepost 97 Fire at the incident command center late Tuesday morning.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, will hold a town hall meeting on healthcare from 2 to 3 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Umpqua Community College Centerstage Theatre at 1140 Umpqua College Rd. in Winchester.
Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman was invited to the White House to hear President Donald Trump speak about the environment.
Oregon’s U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden this past week urged Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie not to repeat past mistakes when it comes to veterans receiving care outside the VA.
The rainstorms that brought landslides and floods in April have been declared a major disaster by the federal government, Sen. Ron Wyden announced in a press release Wednesday.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, said in a conference call with Oregon reporters Thursday he’s still not sure why the Trump administration called recently for all 25 Job Corps Civilian Conservation Centers to be shut down or privatized.
An amendment that would protect Civilian Conservation Centers like the Wolf Creek Job Corps in Glide passed in the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday on a bipartisan 313-109 vote.
Wolf Creek Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center Director Gabe Wishart said Thursday his staff remains mission-focused, despite uncertainty about the program’s future.
The Wolf Creek Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center in Glide trains students, often those who don’t respond well to more traditional schooling or work training, to pass the GED or learn job skills like construction, forest conservation and firefighting.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, and Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman were among the leaders of a rally on the steps of the Idaho Statehouse Thursday afternoon to announce the reintroduction of federal legislation that would permanently restore the Secure Rural Schools program that has …
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and conservationists Frank and Jeanne Moore were honored Tuesday for their work protecting a 100,000 acre stretch of the North Umpqua River now known as the Frank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Management Area.
The Veterans for Peace 181 will hold a protest against a possible war with Iran from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday in front of Fred Meyer on Garden Valley Boulevard in Roseburg.
Idleyld Park conservationists Frank and Jeanne Moore represent what’s best about Oregon and deserve the honor of having their names attached to nearly 100,000 acres of Forest Service land that will now be managed to protect wild salmonids, said Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon said in an interview w…
President Donald Trump signed the bipartisan public lands package of bills Tuesday. As part of that package, two areas in Douglas County have been set aside for protection.
Protections for two Douglas County areas received the nod from the U.S. House of Representatives this week.
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.
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.
Longtime U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, is the new chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
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.