January 26, 2017

Chairwoman picks military theme for this year’s annual fundraiser

ONTARIO — An Ontario tradition, this year’s Center Ball is right around the corner. The soiree includes food, drinks and dancing, and is an annual fundraiser […]
January 25, 2017

Harold Hayes, Survivor of Secret World War II Odyssey, Dies at 94

Harold Hayes, the last surviving member of a band of airborne American medics and nurses who crashed-landed in Nazi-occupied Albania in 1943 and survived German attacks, […]
January 25, 2017

Local Vietnam vets share at Fishtrap event

It was standing room only at Fishtrap’s second Big Read event Thursday night, Jan. 19, at the Tomas Building conference room. Fishtrap titled the event: What […]
January 24, 2017

Free event connects people to services, resources

Clothing and hygiene supplies, employment and housing information, haircuts, veterans services, dental, vision and healthcare screenings and other support services are available free of charge during […]
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 24, 2017

Ceiling woes temporarily close 1 spot for veterans

ONTARIO — The main building of Veteran Advocates of Ore-Ida is closed until structural engineers can check a bow in the building’s ceiling and roof, administrators of […]
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 […]
January 23, 2017

Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution’s JLAD Program

Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution teamed up with The Joys of Living Assistance Dogs, JLAD, based in Salem to train and place dogs for people with physical […]
January 20, 2017

Veterans to get heartfelt gesture in time for Valentine’s Day

Shirley Walker sat quietly over a table splayed with pink hearts, stickers and decorative images Monday, Jan. 16. She put the finishing touches on a customized […]