July 21, 2017

Sisters veteran’s outreach program receives national recognition

SISTERS, Ore. – Warfighter Outfitters, a Sisters-based veteran outreach program, has received some national recognition for its work in Central Oregon. Brett Miller, founder of Warfighter Outfitters, […]
July 14, 2017

Hundreds of Veterans to participate in National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Nearly 600 of the country’s best wheelchair athletes are arriving in Cincinnati, Ohio, for the 37th National Veterans Wheelchair Games July 17–22. “The Wheelchair Games is […]
June 29, 2017

Combat vets are hiking the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail

Assisted by the nonprofit Warrior Expeditions, which supports outdoor journeys to help veterans melt the effects of combat, several veterans are hiking the entire 2,650-mile Pacific […]
June 27, 2017

Local “angels” to perform during park series

A duo that began singing together while attending Blue Mountain Community College will take the stage during the upcoming Music in the Parks. Marie Rose and […]
June 27, 2017

Army band offers free concert at Liberty Theater

The Oregon Army National Guard’s traditional military concert band will perform a free concert Friday night at the Liberty Theater. The 234th Army Band will play […]
June 26, 2017

Free patriotic concert held at Liberty Theatre

ASTORIA — The North Coast Symphonic Band will present a free concert of patriotic and Americana-themed music at 7 p.m. Monday, July 3, at the Liberty […]
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 23, 2017

Eugene Rec Veterans Sailing Program Gets a Boost

The Eugene Rec veterans sailing team entered the 2017 sailing season as the defending champion of its class. On the eve of its first outing on […]
May 31, 2017

Joseph veteran ready to see the outdoors in his TrackChair

U.S. Marine Corps veteran Joe Lewellyn served for one year in Vietnam –– 1968 –– long enough for him to be exposed to Agent Orange, a […]