July 14, 2017

Everyday Hero: Salem woman’s vision of handmade blankets provides warmth for disabled vets

PORTLAND, Ore. — To say today’s Everyday Hero saw a need to hand-crochet blankets for disabled vets is not entirely accurate. Debbie Miller of Salem is gradually […]
July 11, 2017

Salem artist brings Medal of Honor recipient to life

Every medal, insignia, and rank on Edward Allworth’s World War I Army uniform is in the right place. April Waters went to great lengths to make sure of […]
July 3, 2017

Veteran remembers fallen on July 4

Lou Nordyke stoops over a broken flag that lies next to a grave at Claggett Cemetery. The retired Marine, a Master Gunney Sergeant, moves slowly, as […]
June 28, 2017

Local Navy photog honored for his service to country in WWII

At age 90, World War II veteran Rudolph ‘Rudy’ Fenk, Jr. of Tillamook remembers well his two years in the Navy as a photographer. The photos […]
June 27, 2017

Volcanoes to salute veterans before July 4 game

The 10th Annual Patriotic Tribute will be held on Tuesday, July 4, at Volcanoes Stadium.  
June 27, 2017

Very Rural Oregon Veterans Get A Lift

A unique medical transportation program for Oregon veterans has just cleared a major milestone. 500,000 miles. That’s more than the distance to the moon and back. […]
June 27, 2017

New artwork, outdoor plaza installed at Lebanon veterans home

LEBANON — A new courtyard designed by Oregon artist Lee Imonen, as well as a portrait of namesake Edward C. Allworth and two additional works by […]
June 26, 2017

Expo aims to connect veterans with valuable resources in central Oregon

One of the largest veteran resource events in the state will be held in central Oregon next month, when the Veteran Benefit Expo kicks off at 10 a.m. July 15 at the Deschutes Fair & Expo Center in Redmond. With over 75 booths featuring state and federal service providers, non-profit agencies, employers and other local partners, this free event promises to bring together the best benefits, resources and programs Oregon has to offer veterans and their families.
June 25, 2017

Aspen Dental in Eugene offers free treatment to veterans

EUGENE, Ore. – Veterans around the country received free dental services Saturday as part of Aspen Dental’s day of service. Dentists and hygienists treated an estimated […]