Longtime businessman, state legislator and World War II veteran Bill Markham will be remembered as a man of service to his family and community.
The state Legislature on Thursday moved forward on funding for low-barrier emergency homeless shelters, including $1.5 million for a shelter in Roseburg.
The boundaries that determine state legislative and congressional districts will shift based on the 2020 Census.
The first of two pieces of legislation that could ultimately bring Roseburg $1.5 million for a low barrier homeless shelter was approved by the state House Committee on Housing on Tuesday.
Every bill that comes before the state Senate this session will receive a “no” vote from Sen. Dallas Heard unless members of the public are allowed back into the building.
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.
Stephani Bastian couldn’t get in touch with her 81-year-old father, Kenneth Plank, who lived alone in the Elk Apartments on Main Street in Klamath Falls. Although it’s not unusual for him to miss occasional calls from his daughter who now lives in Roseburg, Bastian said she had a feeling tha…
Oregon State Police reported Monday that a man who allegedly attacked journalists covering the Dec. 21 protest at the Oregon State Capitol has turned himself in.
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.
Roseburg Republican Paul Romero plans to run for Oregon governor in 2022.
In 2004 a group consisting of a legislator and a team of journalists stumbled upon a ghastly sight while touring the Oregon State Hospital. They discovered a dusty forgotten shed-like structure with over 3,500 copper tins with unclaimed human cremains inside. It was referred to as the “room …
Douglas County voters want to remain a part of Oregon.
Most Douglas County residents faced choices between incumbent Republican state legislators and Democratic challengers in this election.
In a move cheered by ranchers and bemoaned by environmentalists, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Thursday it was removing gray wolves from Endangered Species Act protection across the Lower 48 states.
As Democratic state Senate candidate Kat Stone sends out campaign texts to likely voters, she said she’s all too frequently receiving the same question back from voters — if you’re running for Senate, why aren’t you in the Voters’ Pamphlet?
Incumbent Republicans Sen. Dallas Heard and Rep. Gary Leif have raised quite a bit more money than their Democratic challengers in the legislative races for Senate District 1 and House District 2.
Two attorneys experienced in representing victims of wildfires will be filing a “mass action” lawsuit against Pacific Power, citing the company’s negligence in the ignition of the Archie Creek Fire.
Democrat Kat Stone is challenging incumbent Republican Dallas Heard in state Senate District 1.
Oregon’s unemployment rate continued a downward trend in September, dropping to 8%, compared to 8.5% in August. For the past few months, Oregon’s unemployment rate has closely tracked the national unemployment rate, which fell to 7.9% in September from 8.4% in August, according to the Oregon…
Republican Rep. Gary Leif of Roseburg faces a challenger in the 2020 election who isn’t mounting much of a campaign.
Democratic Oregon Senate District 1 candidate Kat Stone of Roseburg is holding a series of virtual town halls this month and next on issues important to Southern Oregonians.
The first of four statewide ballot measures in front of voters this November could lead to limits on campaign contributions.
Bill Fisher, who served Roseburg in the state Legislature for 12 years, is remembered by family and friends as a man of integrity who worked hard to help his constituents, and as a pilot who brought joy to veterans through offering them flights on his World War II biplane.
In celebration of the Republican National Convention this week, more than 100 people combined a car parade with a rally at the Douglas County Courthouse to show their support for Republican state and national candidates and President Donald Trump.
Gov. Kate Brown held a press conference on COVID-19 last Friday where she urged local officials to lead by example, educate citizens on the need to follow COVID-19 regulations and enforce the rules when necessary.
Kat Johnson killed her plants.
State Sen. Dallas Heard, R-Winston, visited the Black Lives Matter protests in Portland twice last week.
ALBANY — A 10-year-old boy got his leg stuck in rapids in the Calapooia River at McKercher Park on Saturday afternoon, but he was saved from drowning by at least 10 bystanders who held him above the water, according to a news release from the Sweet Home Fire District.
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.
Douglas County residents who want to replace Gov. Kate Brown were lined up outside the door at Douglas County Republican headquarters in Roseburg Monday morning, waiting to sign a recall petition.
Move Oregon’s Border Chief Petitioner Mike McCarter has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Eugene in hopes of getting the grassroots movement’s proposal onto the ballot in 17 counties this November.
State Sen. Dallas Heard, R-Winston, has been named to a legislative committee that will work on law enforcement reform.
State Sen. Dallas Heard, R-Winston, continued to express frustration Thursday about a legislative special session this week that’s being tightly controlled by the House speaker and the Senate president, both Democrats.