February 23, 2017

Veterans Service Office Cuts Wait Times for Appointments

Deschutes County – The Deschutes County Veterans’ Services Office announced wait times dropped to fewer than 10 days from October through December. The solution was simple: […]
February 7, 2017

County hires new Veterans Services department head

Shannon Dearth enjoys helping veterans. That is his primary plan as he begins his new job as director of Crook County’s Veterans Services Office. Dearth started […]
February 3, 2017

Legislators announce budget-focused town hall meetings across Oregon

SALEM — The Oregon Legislative Assembly’s budget-writing Joint Ways and Means Committee will hold a series of public hearings in seven cities across the state beginning […]
January 31, 2017

Learning precision and protocol

During the six-year history of the Prineville Band of Brothers, the local military group has spent the past five participating in veterans’ funeral services. Such services […]
January 24, 2017

Military museum planned soon in The Dalles

The Dalles is going to have a little bit more of a military presence starting in 2017. The Mid-Columbia Veterans Memorial Committee (MCVMC) and American Legion […]
January 23, 2017

Deschutes County Selected for Behavioral Health Pilot Program

Deschutes County, Ore. – Deschutes County has been selected to participate in a two-year federally-funded behavioral health pilot program. The new Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic […]
December 21, 2016

Forest Service military internship offered in Trout Lake

The Forest Service’s Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and the Mt. Adams Institute are jointly offering an 11-month internship to military veterans to support and improve the Scenic Area’s Special Uses program.

December 18, 2016

Battle of the Bulge

The 72nd anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, the largest and bloodiest conflict in World War II in terms of U.S. casualties, was Dec. 16, and a local Army veteran recently took time to reflect on that historic time.

December 8, 2016

“Got Your Six” throw party

The new band “Got Your Six” is throwing a Christmas party Dec. 22 at the Oregon Veterans’ Home that will include a buffet and holiday music, all at no charge.