Dallas Heard started his legislative career as the Oregon House’s youngest representative. As of Monday, he’s the youngest member of the state Senate.
The Democratic Party of Oregon will hold a convention at 1 p.m. May 5 in Bandon to select a nominee for the seat vacated by former senator Jeff Kruse.
Commissioners from five southwestern Oregon counties will meet in Roseburg Monday to select the appointee who will fill former state senator Jeff Kruse’s Senate District 1 seat for the remainder of the year.
State Rep. David Brock Smith announced Monday that if he was appointed, he would accept the senate seat formerly held by Sen. Jeff Kruse, R-Roseburg.
Roseburg City Councilor Ashley Hicks filed Tuesday to run against Tim Freeman for Douglas County commissioner.
A bill requiring Oregon’s director of veterans affairs to study the progress of establishing a state veterans home in Roseburg was approved by the state Legislature at the last minute as this year’s short session came to an early close.
One secret to marital happiness for Roseburg couple Megan and Jeremy Salter is they’ve learned to get along despite their political differences. She’s a Democrat; he’s a former Republican turned unaffiliated voter.
Douglas County Commissioner Gary Leif announced Tuesday he would seek the House District 2 seat currently held by Rep. Dallas Heard, if Heard wins appointment to Sen. Jeff Kruse’s seat this spring.
State Rep. Dallas Heard, R-Winston, confirmed Monday he will seek Jeff Kruse’s Senate seat. At the same time, Heard found himself confronted with some disparaging statements he made about women leaders as a caller on Rush Limbaugh’s radio program in 2009.
A gun control measure aimed at keeping weapons out of the hands of domestic abusers and stalkers passed the state Senate Thursday.
Gun control, health care and carbon legislation moved forward rapidly during the first two weeks of the state legislative session. House Democrats are aggressively pushing for big bills that Republicans complain are too complex for this year’s five-week short session. Republicans’ hope remai…
When Sen. Jeff Kruse vacates his Senate seat next month after more than two decades in office, another Republican will be selected to fill that role.