December 5, 2017

Staff shortage impacting local vets program

Local veterans advocates are encouraging the Veterans Administration to restore a counseling program for veterans in Grant County with post-traumatic stress disorder. Steve Bull, the former […]
December 2, 2017

Postal Service: Deadlines nearing for holiday packages to military, international destinations

To ensure those serving in the nation’s armed forces and diplomatic service receive their holiday mail in time, the U.S. Postal Service encourages customers to mail […]
November 28, 2017

Wallowa County’s Divide Camp for vets looking toward expansion

A young veteran was released from treatment for severe PTSD symptoms just two weeks before, arrived at Divide Camp last summer. He was angry, scared and […]
November 25, 2017

Giving thanks to our military

We all were talking around the coffee table this last week about how many of us can truly be thankful that we are not just alive, […]
November 11, 2017

Return on investment is not the full story

As a result we do have several veteran-owned businesses in our region, but the general unemployment rate for veterans in Oregon is over 7 percent, …
November 9, 2017

Generations of war: Four local veterans from four foreign wars share their experiences

Going to war has always required courage and loyalty from our country’s warriors. In a quest to truly understand what they have sacrificed, we asked four […]
November 7, 2017

Local veteran an unlikely VFW post leader

Though he only found out about the Veterans of Foreign Wars seven years ago, that hasn’t stopped Ron Jardine from taking a leadership role for local […]
November 7, 2017

Veterans Day deals: Where vets get free and discounted meals, haircuts and more

Businesses are showing their appreciation with a smorgasbord of freebies and discounts.
November 6, 2017

Donations brighten Christmas for vets

Donations are starting to trickle in for the Veterans Gift Shop, including 55 afghans handmade by John Day resident Lois Wacken. The gifts, including shirts, toys, […]