April 26, 2017

Salem sailor’s remains arrive in D.C. for burial

The flag-draped casket of Navy Ensign Verdi D. Sederstrom arrived on a Delta Airlines flight Tuesday at Baltimore/Washington International Airport. Sederstrom, who graduated from Salem High […]
April 26, 2017

World War II vet donates B-17 model to McMinnville museum

MCMINNVILLE, Ore. — One local man is using his skills as a model maker to remember those who served in World War II. When an injury […]
April 21, 2017

Salem housing for homeless veterans should open soon

The beds are made, some topped with handmade quilts. The walls are decorated, many with military and inspirational-themed artwork. The rec room is furnished with a bookshelf, […]
April 17, 2017

Nonprofit remodeling shuttered camp for traumatized veterans

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A Eugene-based nonprofit is working to get a camp up and running in a secluded area in the Coast Range to house […]
March 29, 2017

Honor Flight makes cameo in ‘NCIS’; local hub gearing up to take veterans to D.C. in May

EUGENE, Ore. – The March 28 episode of “NCIS” uses an Honor Flight for veterans to Washington, D.C., as a backdrop for a crime thriller. “When […]
March 28, 2017

4 Spirits plans major expansion

4 Spirits Distillery has come a long way since owner Dawson Officer set up shop in a former Air Force installation in Adair Village back in […]
March 4, 2017

USAF Band of the Golden West performs in Oregon – All shows free!

The U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West will present free concerts in Oregon by the Golden West Winds Woodwind Quintet. * Salem, Ore., Golden […]
March 1, 2017

Veteran’s dream granted

DALLAS — Monday morning, Jill Starbuck, and her partner, Richard, boarded a plane to fulfill a dream. Starbuck, a military veteran, has pancreatic cancer and is […]
March 1, 2017

LBCC veterans boost community outreach

Samantha Fergus spent six years on active duty with the Navy, stationed at the base in Kitsap, Washington, as a culinary specialist. Now 27 and studying […]