November 15, 2018

Coffee-stand sales raise $16000 for vets’ Honor Flights

BEND, Ore. – On Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11, Dutch Bros Central Oregon locations donated more than $16,000 to Honor Flight of Central Oregon, …
November 15, 2018

Newest Certified Hotshots A Unique Team from OR

LAKEVIEW, OR — An Oregon wildland fire team is the newest certified Interagency Hotshot Crew (IHC) in the country. Traci Weaver, with the Bureau of Land Management, says […]
November 14, 2018

C.O. part of state effort to end veterans’ homelessness

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon Housing and Community Services has chosen 10 Oregon communities, including Central Oregon, to take part in Operation Welcome Home, an effort to […]
November 13, 2018

War Stories: David Nieradka

He served his country for nearly a quarter century. But now, with a deep sense of passion and caring, he’s helping other vets who have given so much in service […]
November 13, 2018

Veterans and War Memorials Grant Applications Open

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD)'s Veterans’ and War Memorials Grant Program was created and established to provide funding assistance to local governments for the construction and restoration of veterans’ and war memorials. The program will help honor Oregon’s soldiers and veterans by commemorating their service to the country.
November 13, 2018

Culver Designated As Purple Heart City

CULVER, OR — Culver became the latest in Oregon to be designated a Purple Heart City, during a Monday ceremony at Culver’s Veterans Memorial Park. The Purple Heart […]
November 12, 2018

Job Outlook Good for Oregon Veterans

BEND, OR — Last year, Oregon veterans saw their lowest unemployment rate in a decade. A recent report by the Oregon Employment Department shows the state’s […]
November 12, 2018

Redmond VFW now has fire pit for respectful disposal of flags

The Redmond Veterans of Foreign Wars post now has cement fire pit for the respectful disposal of old American flags. Ridgeview High School Senior Christopher Mathis […]
November 6, 2018

FBI Tech Tuesday: Building a Digital Defense for Veterans

Welcome to the Oregon FBI’s Tech Tuesday segment. Today: Building a digital defense for our veterans. Next week we honor the work and sacrifices that members […]