February 20, 2017

Quack Chats to feature unvarnished stories of Oregon veterans

Since 2012 the UO Veterans Oral History Project has provided a vehicle for compelling exchanges, like the one highlighted below, between a student interviewer and a U.S. Marine […]
February 15, 2017

St. Vincent de Paul holding job fair for veterans

Local veterans looking for a job can meet with representatives from two dozen businesses who are hiring during the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane […]
February 14, 2017

Wall of honor coming to Albany

The traveling Wall of Honor, a 32-panel wall displaying the 7,265 names of all fallen servicemen from Operation Desert Storm in 1991, through the Somalia and Bosnian […]
February 12, 2017

Truffle Shuffle helps St. Vincent de Paul provide housing for local veterans

EUGENE, Ore. – St. Vincent de Paul has more to offer local veterans thanks to runners at Alton Baker Park Sunday. The 36th annual Truffle Shuffle […]
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 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 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 […]
February 3, 2017

Lebanon High plans military night

LEBANON — Military veterans will be honored at a Lebanon High School Military Night at 6 p.m. Feb. 17. During the Lebanon Warriors versus Silverton Foxes […]
January 31, 2017

Healing on the water

By CLIFFORD LYON For City of Eugene Recreation I participated in the Veteran Sailing Program offered by the City of Eugene Recreation in the summer of […]