August 15, 2017

The Latest: Brother thanks US WWII vet for returning flag

HIGASHISHIRAKAWA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. veteran returning a fallen Japanese soldier’s flag to the man’s relatives (all times local): 6:40 p.m. The […]
August 14, 2017

Corvallis veteran, family, get year’s worth of groceries

Timothy Taylor of Corvallis thought he was getting a shopping spree at the Albany WinCo Foods last week. But the Army National Guard veteran and his […]
July 28, 2017

Never forget Korean War veterans

To the Editor: A time to remember. This year marks the 64th anniversary of the cease fire of the Korean War. A war by executive decision […]
July 21, 2017

Oregon’s 80th Blue Star marker placed at veterans home

LEBANON — Oregon’s 80th Blue Star Memorial Marker in honor of those who have served or will serve in the military, was dedicated Thursday morning at […]
July 17, 2017

Elks host VFW essay winner

July 10th St. Helens Elks Lodge hosted Veterans of Foreign Wars, Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest Award presentation for Maria Burns of Columbia City. Maria is the […]
July 14, 2017

Everyday Hero: Salem woman’s vision of handmade blankets provides warmth for disabled vets

PORTLAND, Ore. — To say today’s Everyday Hero saw a need to hand-crochet blankets for disabled vets is not entirely accurate. Debbie Miller of Salem is gradually […]
July 11, 2017

Salem artist brings Medal of Honor recipient to life

Every medal, insignia, and rank on Edward Allworth’s World War I Army uniform is in the right place. April Waters went to great lengths to make sure of […]
July 3, 2017

Veteran remembers fallen on July 4

Lou Nordyke stoops over a broken flag that lies next to a grave at Claggett Cemetery. The retired Marine, a Master Gunney Sergeant, moves slowly, as […]
June 28, 2017

Local Navy photog honored for his service to country in WWII

At age 90, World War II veteran Rudolph ‘Rudy’ Fenk, Jr. of Tillamook remembers well his two years in the Navy as a photographer. The photos […]