May 11, 2018

America’s oldest veteran gives you the secrets to life at 112

Richard Arvin Overton was already 35 years old when he fought at Pearl Harbor. Now, 73 years after the end of World War II and his […]
April 24, 2018

War Stories: The Life and Legacy of Bob Shotwell

When we launched our War Stories series more than two years ago, longtime La Pine resident Bob Shotwell was the first Central Oregon veteran that we […]
April 9, 2018

War Stories: Everett Belcher

In our weekly War Stories series, we tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans–some who made it back from their war and some who didn’t. This […]
April 7, 2018

New Mexico to Honor Bataan March Veterans

The New Mexico National Guard and the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services will honor a special group of veterans on the 76th anniversary of the […]
April 5, 2018

Grants Pass Young Marine Escorts WWII Vets Back to Iwo Jima

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The historic island of Iwo Jima, site of the pivotal WWII battle between the United States and Japan, only opens up to […]
April 5, 2018

Remains of Silverton Marine killed in WWII identified and heading home

A case file, about an inch-thick with a black cover, sits on a table in Marie Galloway’s living room, a grim reminder of her 17-year-old brother’s […]
April 2, 2018

War Stories: WWII Veteran Eileen Lynott

In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the story of Central Oregon war veterans, some who made it back from their war, and […]
March 22, 2018

Their War Too: U.S. Women in the Military During WWII. Part I

March is Women’s History Month, a great time to highlight  important contributions made to our country by women. This year, we are focusing on the role […]
March 21, 2018

Central Oregon’s Very Own Rosies

Today was National Rosie the Riveter Day, and ceremonies were held across the country to recognize the women who worked on the home front during World […]