July 3, 2018

OREGON: Grants awarded for veterans and war memorials

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department awarded five grants totaling $150,000 for projects across the state that create or preserve memorials to veterans or wars. Awards range […]
July 2, 2018

Malin Awarded $48000 Grant for Veterans Memorial

Malin has been awarded a grant totaling $48,000 to develop a veterans memorial park from the Heritage and Community Programs of the Oregon …
June 25, 2018

KCC Celebrates Veterans Resource Center

KLAMATH FALLS – Klamath Community College celebrated its new Veterans Resource Center during a grand opening ceremony Friday. The center is located on the first floor […]
June 23, 2018

Paintball weapon and our military

Had quite a few local and area youngsters and young adults asking many questions about military service and which branch is best and what the jobs […]
June 20, 2018

Medallions get OK for Pendleton vets memorial

Pendleton is one step closer to getting an official veterans memorial. The Pendleton City Council approved the $3,310 purchase of five bronze medallions for a memorial […]
June 15, 2018

Pendleton veterans memorial could get boost from city council

Following a two-year hiatus, Pendleton is getting back into the public art business. At a meeting Tuesday, the Pendleton City Council will consider authorizing $3,300 in […]
June 13, 2018

Irrigon veteran reunited with the man who saved his life in Vietnam

On Dec. 1, 1969 Artie Kellar Jr. and Gerald Duncan were on a helicopter in Vietnam when Kellar was hit by a round that tore a […]
June 13, 2018

Iraq veteran, BMCC graduate to run school’s veteran resource center

Some funding for the veterans resource center comes from a $50,500 Oregon Department of Veteran’s Affairs grant for a project called “Operation …  
June 9, 2018

When did our military begin?

A couple of young boys came up to me as I was getting the color guard ready to lead off the Global Village celebration last week, […]