February 3, 2017

Legislators announce budget-focused town hall meetings across Oregon

SALEM — The Oregon Legislative Assembly’s budget-writing Joint Ways and Means Committee will hold a series of public hearings in seven cities across the state beginning […]
January 27, 2017

Female veterans face barriers to health care

Rhonda Gleason thought the Veterans Affairs doctor wasn’t listening. Turns out, she was right. She’d driven more than three hours from her centeral Oregon home to […]
January 27, 2017

Veterans gather to celebrate future home of Vietnam Memorial Wall

MEDFORD, Ore. – A sign was unveiled at the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Medford today. Veterans gathered to celebrate the progress of the memorial at U.S. […]
January 25, 2017

Harold Hayes, Survivor of Secret World War II Odyssey, Dies at 94

Harold Hayes, the last surviving member of a band of airborne American medics and nurses who crashed-landed in Nazi-occupied Albania in 1943 and survived German attacks, […]
January 19, 2017

Volunteer helps brighten the lives of Veterans

The Volunteer Caregiver Support Program at the VA SORCC (Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center and Clinics) matches older Veterans with volunteers who live within their community. The […]
January 14, 2017

2017 will be a busy year for vets

In a recent column I highlighted some of the things our veterans groups accomplished in 2016. For those of you who like to plan ahead, I […]
January 11, 2017

Old Camp White building goes on historic register

WHITE CITY – The Camp White Station Hospital Administration Building is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. White City’s first individually listed National […]
December 26, 2016

US Marine veteran found herself homeless

Before moving to Oregon, Hughes was retired and living in Denver, Colo. … Veteran’s Affairs peer support specialist Jonathan Harkness said homeless veterans … “We have […]
December 23, 2016

Central Point home built to suit wounded veteran’s needs

The U.S. Marine Corps’ motto of “semper fidelis” — “always faithful” — is playing out in Southern Oregon, where local volunteers and businesses are partnering with […]