February 12, 2017

Vets Viewpoint: Starting to plan the Veterans Day parade

On March 1, the Douglas County Veterans Day Parade Committee will begin planning for the 2017 Veterans Day Parade. The annual event is one of two […]
February 11, 2017

Veterans win at Wildhorse Super Bowl party

More than $10,000 was raised for Divide Camp — a former Wallowa County elk hunt camp that offers a wilderness retreat for combat veterans — during […]
February 9, 2017

An ‘epic night of music’ for an Oregon military hero

Brig. Gen. James B. Thayer earned Silver and Bronze Stars for his service in Europe during World War II. His anti-tank platoon liberated several Nazi forced-labor […]
February 9, 2017

Foundation building ‘smart home’ for triple-amputee veteran and his family

Tigard resident Wade Mitcheltree is looking forward to living in his new house, now under construction on Inez Street. But for Mitcheltree, life is quite a […]
February 9, 2017

Work begins on veterans memorial

PENDLETON, Oregon – The Pendleton City Council has endorsed the Veterans of Foreign Wars Let ‘er Buck Post No. 922 as it plans a memorial to […]
February 8, 2017

McCandless takes over as Polk VSO

POLK COUNTY — Marie McCandless, the former assistant to Polk County’s new Veterans Service Officer, has taken over the post as a VSO-in-training. McCandless takes over […]
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 6, 2017

Arlington burial set for Salem sailor killed at Pearl Harbor

Ensign Verdi D. Sederstrom, who was killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried April 26 at Arlington National Cemetery. Sederstrom was one of 429 sailors […]
February 6, 2017

Organizers Gearing Up for Southern Oregon Veterans Fair on Friday at GP Fairgrounds

Organizers for the Southern Oregon Veterans Stand-Up and Employment Fair are still accepting donations of clothing for this week’s event in Grants Pass. The Southern Oregon […]