The City says it consistently increases rates in anticipation of future projects; about $80 million in projects will be spent over the next 20 years.
Many positions on fire boards and education boards featured just one person running unopposed.
The final unofficial results are in from the Coos County Special District Election with just 26 percent of county voters turning in ballots.
"It’s very unenforceable," says Commissioner Chris Boice. "Even if we wanted to enforce it, there's no way for us to go out into the community and know that these transactions are taking place."
People rallied at the Douglas County Courthouse Wednesday morning in protest against the Pacific Connector Pipeline, which would transport natural gas to the proposed Jordan Cove LNG Terminal. Protestors we spoke with say they're here because they want recognition from county commissioners.
86-year-old Carolyn Kellim sells firearms and ammunition out of her home on Sharon Avenue, but several complaints regarding retail traffic launched an investigation by the city.
KVAL News sat down with the new governor to talk about government ethics reforms, gun control, education - and ice cream.
Beverly Brandt was appointed to the position initially, but it was discovered that her residence isn’t within the proper boundary.
The ordinance would preserve the right to “keep and bear arms as originally understood in self-defense and preservation and in defense of one's community and country.”
Douglas County is one of 18 O&C counties in western Oregon affected. Commissioner Tim Freeman says if this plan is adopted there will be a dramatic change in the way county government is run.
On Saturday, May 2 at 2 p.m., Wyden will be at Umpqua Community College's Jacoby Auditorium for the Roseburg town hall meeting.
The office will be closed each day from noon to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday night, law enforcement experts voiced their opinion of the bill that would require background checks for nearly all gun sales.
The group, 15 Now Oregon, revealed plans Friday for a statewide campaign next year. It proposes gradually raising the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2019.
Nearly 200 people in Coos County are taking a petition door-to-door, showing support for 2nd Amendment rights.