August 25, 2017

Local Elks log thousands of miles transporting veterans

Members of the John Day Elks Lodge put in 25,000 miles driving veterans to appointments in Burns and Boise between April 1, 2016, and March 31, […]
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 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 22, 2017

Rural veteran transportation program logs 500,000 miles

Oregon’s Highly Rural Transportation Program, a federal, state and local partnership helping meet the transportation needs of veterans in rural areas, has logged over 500,000 miles […]
June 13, 2017

Rural Transportation for Veterans

Oregon’s Highly Rural Transportation Program, a federal, state and local partnership that is helping meet the urgent transportation needs of veterans who live in extremely rural […]
June 12, 2017

VA-funded transportation program clears major milestone in serving Oregon’s highly rural veterans

Oregon's Highly Rural Transportation Program, a federal, state and local partnership that is helping meet the urgent transportation needs of veterans who live in extremely rural areas, has logged over 500,000 miles in its first two years of operation. That's farther than the distance to the moon and back.
June 3, 2017

Volunteer drivers needed for Roseburg VA

Volunteer drivers are needed. The Roseubrg VA is putting out the call for volunteers to drive veterans to VA medical appointments in Roseburg and Portland. To […]
May 31, 2017

Free transportation for seniors, veterans

All veterans and residents age 65 and over can ride CC Rider on Wednesdays this summer. Columbia County is offering select residents a free ride this […]
April 21, 2017

A better transport plan

There had to be a better way to transport local veterans to their medical appointments. That was the premise that has ultimately led to the Band […]