May 22, 2018

10 ways to observe Memorial Day in the Salem area

Salem-area Memorial Day events include multiple open houses in wine country and a variety of services honoring fallen soldiers.  
May 22, 2018

Remembering the fallen

For many Americans, Memorial Day is a day to remember those who died in war. But it’s also a time to honor those who served and […]
May 22, 2018

Scouts make their mark

The scouts had visited the cemetery to place flags on veterans’ graves, … “I want the cub scouts to see the value of our benefits as […]
May 22, 2018

Hero Half Saturday to honor veterans with much more than just a run

The sixth annual Hero Half race series in Sweet Home this Saturday will once again focus heavily on honoring veterans and, especially, service men and women […]
May 21, 2018

War Stories: Dave Young

In our weekly War Stories series, we tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans–some who made it back from their war and some who didn’t. […]
May 21, 2018

Online directory of statewide Memorial Day events now available to the public

Want to know what Memorial Day events are being held in your area? You can start online with the directory of Memorial Day ceremonies, parades and other special events that the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs maintains at
May 20, 2018

South Willamette Valley Honor Flight returns to Oregon

Veterans on South Willamette Valley Honor Flight return home to Oregon after visiting memorials in Washington, D.C., built in honor of their service.
May 19, 2018

Veterans march to raise awareness of suicide

But for Steven Olson, an Oregon State University student and U.S. Army veteran who organized the march, creating an opportunity for veterans to …
May 18, 2018

VA director plans improvements

Fixing the Roseburg Veterans Administration hospital is so important to … “I made a big sacrifice to come to Oregon,” he told a standing-room-only …