Walking into the giant pavilion at the fairgrounds, yellow tape stretches across the ground leading overnight visitors through a coordinated maze of sleeping areas. Volunteers set up brand new Coleman tents and marked off individual sleeping areas with orange tape — giving those in need enou…
Living through a global pandemic is obviously not how anybody saw their year going, but here we are. And the question going through many people’s minds, the question that arises whenever a major crisis occurs, is this: How can I help?
By now we have all heard of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which was signed into law last week. Broadly speaking it is aimed at helping individuals and businesses that have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.
It was just a little over three weeks ago when Oregon’s first case of COVID-19 was confirmed. Since then so much has changed — as of Wednesday morning 209 cases have been detected in Oregon, including eight people who have died — that it’s hard to keep up. And not just with the dizzying spre…
Tucked inside today’s News-Review is a special section that we encourage you to spend some time with. “Douglas County Timber: Past, Present, Future” is just what the name implies — a comprehensive look at the timber industry in the region, and the impact it has had on this community, over th…
On Monday, Oregonians got the news we feared might be coming but hoped we could avoid — bars and restaurants closed except for takeout and delivery service, gatherings of more than 25 people banned, the governor urging Oregonians to avoid gatherings of more than 10 people.
Douglas County Commissioner Chris Boice was right when he said contention wouldn’t solve the homeless crisis.
Democratic leaders in the Oregon Senate agreed to give up on two high-profile bills in exchange for ending the Republican walkout. But as it often does, the squabbling of partisan politics by Oregon’s representatives has endangered the very people they are sent to Salem to protect.
Seventy-five days and nearly $1 million later, the Oregon-Washington measles outbreak is over. But thanks to growing opposition to vaccinations, it’s unlikely to be the last.
A bill proposed in the Oregon State Legislature aiming to ban clearcutting in forestland watershed is bad news for Oregonians.
If a tree falls in Douglas County, someone is sure to have heard it.
Just about every day has some sort of holiday attached to it these days. March 3 was National If Pets Had Thumbs Day, March 6 was National Frozen Food Day, and Sunday was National Find a Pay Phone Booth Day.
The snow is mostly gone, but stories of complete strangers shoveling driveways, clearing trees, and checking on their neighbor keep pouring in.
Oregon legislators will consider a slew of gun control proposals this session including SB 501, a catchall bill, and a few lesser bills that mostly propose portions of what the larger bill sets out to do.
The Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center is set to have new leadership next month, giving veterans their fifth director in five years.