July 27, 2016

COVO Helps Homeless Through Trailer

BEND, OR — Central Oregon Veterans Outreach has a new way to provide services to the homeless and others in need. COVO Outreach Manager Tory Flory says the […]
July 21, 2016

Local Purple Heart Group Recognized

REDMOND, OR — Redmond’s Veterans of Foreign Wars post is helping out another local group of vets with a little extra recognition. George Endicott is Redmond’s Mayor, but […]
July 19, 2016

C.O. Veterans Outreach program is on the move

BEND, Ore. – Central Oregon Veteran’s Outreach works to provide essentials, like food and clothing, to homeless and at-risk veterans across the High Desert. Now, they’re […]
July 19, 2016

Band for vets gets underway

Chris Mumford held the first rehearsal Thursday for a new band being formed to raise money for veterans’ causes. He hopes to attract enough musicians in […]
July 9, 2016

Update: Family of found WWII love letters located

BEND, Ore. – Linda Moskowitz found what appeared to be a special piece of history — In the dirty-plate bin of a Bend cafe. On Saturday, […]
July 6, 2016

Vets, musicians sought for band

Chris Mumford is dusting off his drum set with the intent of starting a jam band that provides veterans with musical therapy and raises funds to […]
July 6, 2016

State-Funded Ride Program For Vets Ends

Central Oregon – July 1 ended a state-funded program that for the past three years has given veterans transportation to and from their medical appointments. The […]
July 1, 2016

Brophy named grand marshal

Dan Brophy, a decorated Marine combat veteran and The Dalles outpost leader for Pointman Ministries, will take the role of grand marshal for the local Fourth […]
June 26, 2016

Expo aims to connect veterans with valuable resources in central Oregon

One of the largest veteran resource events in the state will be held in central Oregon next month, when the Veteran Benefit Expo kicks off at 10 a.m. July 15 at the Deschutes Fair & Expo Center in Redmond. With over 75 booths featuring state and federal service providers, non-profit agencies, employers and other local partners, this free event promises to bring together the best benefits, resources and programs Oregon has to offer veterans and their families.