Carisa Cegavske


Carisa Cegavske is the senior reporter for The News-Review. She can be reached at 541-957-4213 or by email at Follow her on Twitter @carisa_cegavske

Laura Burnett, the regional director of the private library management company, Library Systems and Services, addressed the Douglas County Lib…

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Good idea, bad location.

U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, will hold a town hall meeting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Umpqua Community College, 1140 Umpqua College Rd., W…

YONCALLA — In 1920, the small town of Yoncalla made the national news when it elected what may have been the first all-woman city council in America.

An Oregon Senate committee last week heard arguments about a bill that would limit antibiotic use in farm animals.

Yoncalla author Shannon Applegate believes the five women entered public service in Yoncalla because they wanted to fix local government.

The all-woman city council of Yoncalla, elected in 1920, made headlines around the country.

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They’re best friends, they’re home-schoolers and they’re the winners of this year’s local Distinguished Young Women competition.

The Yoncalla City Council of 1920, after a group of women took over the local government, creating national news at the time.

In 1920, a group of women took over the city council in Yoncalla. Local author Shannon Applegate will talk about what the Oregonian at the tim…

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Hi bandNERD, the libraries in towns outside of Roseburg will close April 1, while the Roseburg branch is tentatively scheduled to close the end of May. Hope that helps. Thanks for reading. :)
P.S. Band is cool.