One question being discussed is just how much space should be between a medical marijuana grow site or dispensary and someone else's property.
This year Rep. DeFazio will be holding 14 town halls in 13 towns in Oregon’s 4th District, including Coos and Curry Counties.
The “Save Our Streets” project would create a 5-cent-per-gallon tax on motor fuel sold in either city, with each city’s proceeds dedicated to street maintenance and improvement.
He says the most common concern among Simpson Heights residents is increased traffic.
Ralph Dotson won the Special Districts Election race in May to fill Position 3 on the Lakeside Fire Board, but the board had voted unanimously to not certify his position; now, it appears they've reversed the decision.
The new policy means no smoking on county property with a few exceptions.
Rough roads have become a problem for drivers in the city and city officials say some of the old concrete streets haven't been replaced in over 100 years.
Coos County has received two-thirds of its normal rainfall this year, making it one of the driest years on record.
July 1st will mark the start of implementing Douglas County’s new budget. With a lack of safety net and reserve funding, the county will be seeing new fees and many program cuts.
In 2012, the state board of educators voted to ban Native American mascots, giving schools until 2017 to make the change, or they would lose state funding.
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.
Officials say ballot returns are light in Coos County -- as of Friday just 17 percent of Coos County ballots had been returned.
"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."