January 3, 2018

Calling all artists: The 2018 National Veterans Day poster contest now under way

Each year the VA’s National Veterans Outreach Office, in conjunction with the Veterans Day National Committee, publishes a commemorative Veterans Day poster. The poster is selected […]
January 2, 2018

A few of the unique challenges of being a female veteran

It was an exceptionally hot September day in Twentynine Palms, California, and I was sitting in the waiting room of the physical therapist’s office, waiting for […]
January 2, 2018

Next Law Library workshop to tackle legal issues facing veterans

A workshop on LEGAL ISSUES FACING VETERANS is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 from 6-8 pm in the Columbia County Law Library, […]
December 31, 2017

Clatsop County loses last Pearl Harbor attack survivor

Spurgeon D. Keeth, who was Clatsop County’s last living survivor of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, died Thursday. He was 92. After spending most his […]
December 30, 2017

Vets’ Viewpoint for Dec. 31

The Roseburg VA Health Care System will be screening the documentary “Lioness” at the Coos Bay Library, 525 Anderson Avenue, Coos Bay, on Jan. 3, from […]
December 29, 2017

MHCC gets grant for veteran students

Mt. Hood Community College received a grant of $60,720 from The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs to improve service to students who have served in the […]
December 28, 2017

Douglas County hires Veterans’ Services Officer

Mary Newman served as the Douglas County VSO for 13 years, and worked in Veterans’ Services Offices in Oregon for over 30 years. … Veterans’ Services […]
December 27, 2017

NAMI Multnomah offering three free classes to start in January for vets, families and peers

NAMI Homefront, Nami Peer-to-Peer Recovery Education and NAMI Family to Family are free classes, but pre-registration is required.
December 27, 2017

VA refutes rumors of a new policy on medical marijuana

Veterans Affairs officials are denying a report that they have softened their stance on medical marijuana, insisting that updated guidance on the drug does not amount […]