September 18, 2017

Southern Oregon Trade Careers Expo set for Sept. 28

CANYONVILLE, Ore. — Students from Jackson, Josephine and Douglas counties will converge on September 28 for the Southern Oregon Trade Careers Expo, a full-day, hands-on experience […]
September 16, 2017

Annual Celebration of Honor behind Chinook Winds in Lincoln City

Donna Plummer was amazed at the 400 American Flags flying behind Chinook Winds Casino this week. It’s part of an annual celebration of America’s military veterans […]
September 13, 2017

Earning their stripes: Chinook Winds salutes veterans at Celebration of Honor

Lincoln City will be bedecked in red, white and blue all the way to the high tide line this weekend as the Celebration of Honor returns […]
September 11, 2017

TRIBUTE: Celebration of Honor

The Chinook Winds Casino Resort, owned and operated by the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, will again pay tribute to active-duty personnel, military veterans, and their […]
August 9, 2017

A New Memorial Will Soon Honor the Heroism of Native American Veterans

Reflecting on the service of Native Americans in the United States military, one is likely to picture the embattled Navajo code talkers of World War II, […]
July 16, 2017

Sue Shaffer honored at Cow Creek Tribe’s Veterans Dinner

The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians dedicated the 18th Annual Veterans Dinner to its late tribal leader, Sue Shaffer, known for advocating for […]
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.
May 24, 2017

Army Veteran’s visual tribute to Hopi code talkers earns national recognition

Since he was 17 years old, this Army Veteran and Prescott, Arizona, resident has lived the Hopi proverb that “time isn’t used; it’s experienced.” In 1976, […]
January 31, 2017

VA to recognize tribal organizations as Veteran representatives

Native Americans serve in the military among the highest rate, per capita, compared to other groups and our nations honor the place of tribal warriors in […]