If voters within the city limits of Powers have not received their ballot in the mail by Friday, September 18, they should contact the Coos County Election’s office.
Oregon will send $402 million back to taxpayers next year after the state collected more than expected in personal-income taxes over the last two years, state economists said Wednesday.
Voters will choose whether to implement a "US Constitution Second Amendment Preservation" ordinance, which made it to the ballot as a citizen-driven initiative
About half of the parks in the county will have pay stations; right now there are 17 and the county plans to install eight more by September. Veterans are given a 10 percent discount off the price of an annual pass and disabled veterans can apply for a free pass.
The new resolution requires compensation to the Common School Fund for the fair market value of the forest.
Marijuana talks are not over. The city council will hold a special meeting in October to discuss if they should allow voters to decide issues regarding commercial marijuana activities.
It was part of a series of town hall meetings he’s conducting throughout Oregon's Fourth District.
"May I ask ... maybe I can't, I don't know ... this is, as you can probably imagine, a little bit of a surprise," said former city manager David VanDermark immediately following the vote.
The event drew quite a crowd, nearly filling the Bandon Public Library’s community room.
The council tabled a motion for an ordinance that could put a moratorium on marijuana-related activities until the November general election, which includes activities such as the production and sale of cannabis.
This year Rep. DeFazio will be holding 14 town halls in 13 towns in Oregon’s 4th District, including Douglas County.
Some office operations have been impacted at the Douglas County Courthouse as some departments now close their doors on Fridays.
He says the most common concern among Simpson Heights residents is increased traffic.
"While we were trying to do a lot of outreach it appeared we weren't getting to a lot of people in the community so we took a look at this," says city manager Lance Colley.
While Sutherlin has already placed a complete ban on recreational and medical marijuana, the City of Roseburg will manage the sales of recreational marijuana. On a city level, Roseburg has the same options as Douglas County.