February 1, 2017

Coast Guard, family, friends remember fallen comrade

The family of Lt. Devin Hepner sat in the front row at the U.S. Coast Guard’s Air Station Astoria Tuesday, surrounded by servicemen in dress blues […]
January 31, 2017

VA to hold town halls in Morrow County

Town halls for veterans will be March 7 in Boardman and Irrigon. The meetings will give local veterans the opportunity to hear updates and to voice […]
January 31, 2017

Grant provides transportation for seniors, disabled and vets

The city of Pendleton received a $20,625 grant from the Oregon Department of Transportation to provide public transportation through June 30 to low-income seniors, people with […]
January 31, 2017

Healing on the water

By CLIFFORD LYON For City of Eugene Recreation I participated in the Veteran Sailing Program offered by the City of Eugene Recreation in the summer of […]
January 31, 2017

Learning precision and protocol

During the six-year history of the Prineville Band of Brothers, the local military group has spent the past five participating in veterans’ funeral services. Such services […]
January 30, 2017

Salem man honors Vietnam pilot: ‘He’s not coming home, but his memory is’

Fred Thompson purchased a limited-edition print by aviation artist Joe Kline that depicts a UH-1 Huey helicopter making an extraction of a Special Forces team operating […]
January 30, 2017

Salem loses Pearl Harbor connection

I was sad to learn that my friend Alvin “Bud” Christopherson died while I was on vacation. If I hadn’t been out of state, I would […]
January 30, 2017

Veterans home loan program a model of stability in mortgage industry (Opinion)

Veterans in Oregon and across the country are turning to their hard-earned home loan benefits like never before. The historic Veterans Administration home loan program had its […]
January 30, 2017

County homeless count draws a few veterans

Forest Grove resident and city councilor Ron Thompson spent 10 days scouring western Washington County for homeless veterans to let them know he’d bring them to […]