August 10, 2017

Portland State Students Transform Pickathon Music Festival’s Treeline Stage Into Clackamas ‘Sleeping Pods’

The Pickathon Music Festival might have ended Aug. 6, but that was just the beginning for its Treeline Stage. Architecture students from Portland State University’s Center for […]
August 9, 2017

VA preps for annual Veterans Stand Down

SOUTH COAST – The VA is looking to help homeless veterans. The eighth annual Veterans Stand Down is Friday, Aug. 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 […]
August 4, 2017

Housing complex a home run for veterans

A 17-unit, low-cost apartment complex for veterans is set to open in Medford by the end November, and the selection process for its tenants is expected […]
August 3, 2017

Services & supplies available for veterans at annual Stand Down event in North Bend

NORTH BEND, Ore. — Help is coming to homeless veterans on the south coast. The 8th annual South Coast Veterans Stand Down event takes place August […]
August 2, 2017

Board clears way for Clackamas shelter for homeless vets

Commissioners split 3-2 on zoning-code change; 30-unit village will require specific approvals from agency and hearings officer Clackamas County commissioners have cleared the way for a […]
July 31, 2017

State Makes New Funding Available to Fight Veteran Homelessness in Oregon

The state of Oregon has announced more than $17 million in funding available for the construction, acquisition or rehabilitation of new multifamily rental housing units that serve low-income veterans struggling with financial or mental health crises.
July 11, 2017

Police, veterans organization participate in greenway sweep

Jackson County, Ore. – Local law enforcement agencies joined together to conduct a sweep along the Bear Creek Greenway Tuesday morning. The cleanup effort was conducted […]
June 28, 2017

30 pods for homeless vets coming to Clackamas Co.

CLACKAMAS COUNTY, Ore. (KOIN) —  Clackamas County will move forward to develop a temporary, transitional shelter for homeless veterans, including 30 sleeping pods. The Clackamas County […]
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.