The 190,000-acre Chetco Bar Fire raged through the forest Court Boice loved all his life and came perilously close to the town of Brookings in the summer of 2017. It was that devastating fire, and the belief that it was caused by poor public policy, that inspired Boice to run for Congress.
Douglas County officials and Oregon’s Congressional delegation hailed the extension of Secure Rural Schools payments for two years as a victory last month, when the 2018 omnibus spending bill including the payments was passed by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump.
Restored federal Secure Rural Schools payments to Douglas County and other timber-dependent counties are in the 2018 omnibus spending bill, Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, announced Wednesday. The payments are included in a spending package which emerged from negotiations between Congressional lea…
Congressional candidate Art Robinson paid Cambridge Analytica $20,000 in 2014 to collect data on how to hone his campaign message to potential voters, according to federal election records. He was one of the first American politicians to use the service.
President Donald Trump’s proposal to replace some food stamp benefits with pre-packaged “harvest boxes” seems like a step backward to United Community Action Network Director Mike Fieldman and FISH Food Pantry Board President John Sloan.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, said investigators wrapped up more than 200 interviews with Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center employees just before Christmas.
Cave Junction chemist Art Robinson wants to make a fifth try for the Congressional seat held by Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, but it appears he will face at least three challengers in the May 2018 Republican primary.
The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians will have 17,519 acres of land returned to them if President Donald Trump signs a bill that passed the U.S. Senate Thursday night.
The children brought here by immigrants shouldn’t be punished for coming out into the open. That’s the view of M.A. Hansen of Roseburg, one of 17 protesters who braved smoke, rain and lightning to attend a demonstration Wednesday on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn.
Two local World War II veterans who fought against Nazis in Europe more than 70 years ago had no kind words for the neo-Nazis and other white nationalists who marched on Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday.
Obamacare, once under water in the polls, has become more popular since people started realizing that many people could lose their insurance if it was repealed, Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, said at a town hall meeting in Roseburg Monday.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, will hold a town hall meeting from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Rose Theatre at Roseburg High School, 400 W. Harvard Ave.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, along with six other members of the Senate Finance Committee, wrote a letter this week asking for a clean quota agreement to address what they call unfairly traded softwood lumber from Canada.