Last night the Umpqua Valley League of Women Voters had the only candidates forum of this primary race for Douglas County Commissioner. They provided citizens the opportunity to ask questions of the candidates. Unfortunately one important question was not asked: Are Our Current Douglas County Commissioners for Sale? It is a given that during campaign… Read More Are Our Current Douglas County Commissioners for Sale?
It seems that the Douglas County Board of Commissioners may be skirting the purpose and intent of Oregon Public Meeting laws. Although our public meeting law in Oregon is not perfect, it is actually pretty good and requires pretty much most meetings about county business where at least two of our county commissioners are in… Read More Skirting the Public Meetings Law
You are Invited! Douglas County Premiere of, Charlie vs Goliath At the upcoming Run 4 Office event Thursday, January 11th, 2018 Douglas County Courthouse, Annex Building on Douglas in Roseburg Doors open at 5:30 pm; Movie starts at 6 pm. The event is Free and open to the public. Reserve Your Ticket Here is… Read More Run 4 Office Event this Week!
Progressive Oregon is a new talk show on YouTube that streams live at 10 am on Sundays. The purpose of the show is to bring progressive issues to the forefront of Oregon politics and the format allows audience participation via chat. The show provides a mix of progressive policy discussions and basic how-to information covering… Read More Progressive Oregon Now On YouTube
Paul Boden, Executive & Organizing Director for the Western Regional Advocacy Project (WRAP) will be the keynote speaker for the upcoming housing and homeless summit. Housing the Homeless: Finding Common Ground is happening on Saturday, September 30th from 1 to 4 pm, at the Roseburg Senior Center. Homelessness is a situation that affects everyone in… Read More Housing & Homeless Summit Comes to Douglas County Oregon
Somebody’s Someone by Daphne Willis
There is a statewide effort to get Oregon House Bill 2215 passed in the legislature this session. Passage of HB 2215 would create the Right to Rest Act. The Right to Rest Act is also known as a Homeless Bill of Rights. The main purpose of the bill is to stop what has become… Read More Right to Rest Act – HB 2215