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.
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.
State Sen. Dallas Heard, R-Winston, is calling out Democrats for what he said is a lack of transparency about next week’s legislative special session on police reform and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Paul Romero of Roseburg plans to speak at one of two rallies planned Saturday at the Salem Capitol building.
Kat Stone, a registered nurse from Roseburg, and Les Goodrich, a retired journeyman electrician from Brookings, are running in the Democratic primary for state Senate District 1.
Eastern and Southwestern Oregonians who want to secede from Oregon and join Idaho are continuing to collect signatures in hopes of getting measures onto many counties’ ballots this November.
President Donald Trump’s approval Sunday of a major disaster declaration for the state of Oregon will ultimately result in additional money to help the health care system and local businesses in Douglas and other Oregon counties, Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman said Monday.
Between Sunday and Tuesday this week, the number of statewide unemployment insurance claims spiked from 800 to 18,500.
Art Robinson is no longer running for Congress. The Cave Junction chemist dropped his bid for the seat held by U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield.
Two Democrats — Kat Stone and Les Goodrich — will race in the primary for the chance to run against state Republican Sen. Dallas Heard in November.
Thousands of lives could be changed if 19 counties in Southern and Eastern Oregon were to join Idaho. And it all starts with Douglas County.
For the second time in eight months, state Sen. Dallas Heard, R-Winston, was planning to head toward the state border Monday afternoon as Republican senators staged a walkout over proposed carbon cap-and-trade legislation.
Douglas County’s Republican Reps. Cedric Hayden and Gary Leif were back to work at the State Capitol on Wednesday after a Tuesday evening walkout.
Douglas County officials would be forbidden to enforce gun registration or semi-automatic firearm bans under a new countywide measure that could appear on the November ballot.
As Senate Bill 1530’s carbon cap-and-trade plan continues working its way through legislative committees in Salem, the Douglas County commissioners have issued a proclamation stating their opposition to it.
The Oregon Court of Appeals has determined Oregon Secretary of State Bev Clarno was wrong when she tossed out three petitions from environmentalists that could have brought tighter forestry regulations to the voters.
Sen. Dallas Heard, R-Winston, was among a host of legislators and others set to address the crowd at a massive rally against proposed carbon legislation in Salem on Thursday.
Many shoppers at Sherm’s Thunderbird Market Tuesday said they were happy to collect their groceries in reusable or paper bags on the eve of a new law banning plastic checkout bags.
Douglas County truckers and loggers did what they could to put a proverbial lid on the cap-and-trade bill that was sent to Oregon’s Senate this past June.
SALEM — Republican Knute Buehler, who unsuccessfully ran for Oregon governor in 2018, announced his candidacy Tuesday for a congressional seat being vacated by Rep. Greg Walden.
SALEM — Hundreds of protesters wearing red, including a couple dozen from Douglas County, covered the steps of the Capitol building in Salem on Thursday to rally against the proposed Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas project.
Owners of fuel-efficient and electric cars will pay more to register their vehicles next year than the owners of gas-guzzling pickups and SUVs.
State Rep. Gary Leif, R-Roseburg, received the 2019 Legislator of the Year Award from the Associated Liquor Stores of Oregon.