April 26, 2017

Salem sailor’s remains arrive in D.C. for burial

The flag-draped casket of Navy Ensign Verdi D. Sederstrom arrived on a Delta Airlines flight Tuesday at Baltimore/Washington International Airport. Sederstrom, who graduated from Salem High […]
April 26, 2017

World War II vet donates B-17 model to McMinnville museum

MCMINNVILLE, Ore. — One local man is using his skills as a model maker to remember those who served in World War II. When an injury […]
April 26, 2017

Heroes on the Water chapter paddles Town Lake

The North Oregon Coast chapter of the Heroes on the Water held its second event at Town Lake north of Pacific City Sunday. It is something […]
April 22, 2017

Veterans honored for their ‘service and sacrifice’

Local veterans receive Quilts of Valor to thank them for their service. Pictured, from left, are John Matthews, Vince Schwartz, Thomas Pierce, Bill Emmons, Alvin Shaw, […]
April 21, 2017

Salem housing for homeless veterans should open soon

The beds are made, some topped with handmade quilts. The walls are decorated, many with military and inspirational-themed artwork. The rec room is furnished with a bookshelf, […]
April 21, 2017

A better transport plan

There had to be a better way to transport local veterans to their medical appointments. That was the premise that has ultimately led to the Band […]
April 20, 2017

Homeless to hero: Former Glencoe grad helps fight homelessness among female veterans

Leanne Babcock grew up homeless. Now, she’s doing everything she can to make sure no one else ends up on the streets. Babcock, a 2000 graduate […]
April 20, 2017

World War II vet celebrates his years of milestones

Urban Kluthe, 98, of Beaverton, wiped tears from his face and said, “… anyway, I never thought this would ever happen — oh my gosh. I’m […]
April 17, 2017

Nonprofit remodeling shuttered camp for traumatized veterans

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A Eugene-based nonprofit is working to get a camp up and running in a secluded area in the Coast Range to house […]