April 26, 2017

World War II vet donates B-17 model to McMinnville museum

MCMINNVILLE, Ore. — One local man is using his skills as a model maker to remember those who served in World War II. When an injury […]
April 20, 2017

World War II vet celebrates his years of milestones

Urban Kluthe, 98, of Beaverton, wiped tears from his face and said, “… anyway, I never thought this would ever happen — oh my gosh. I’m […]
April 18, 2017

USS Arizona Survivor Rejoins Shipmates, Interred Aboard Ship

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A veteran who survived the attack on Pearl Harbor and died last year at age 94 has been reunited with his fallen […]
March 30, 2017

Telling Their Stories: ‘Devotion to duty’

In a modest frame in Art Sorenson’s Lake Oswego home office hang nearly two dozen military patches, badges and medals. Each one tells a story of […]
March 24, 2017

WWII Veteran’s birthday luck lands him a big lottery prize

Sometimes you come across those stories that just make you smile. This is one of those. Ervin Smolinski served in the Navy during World War II.  On […]
March 17, 2017

Veteran celebrates 70 years with Forest Grove post

Bob Dean, commander of American Legion Post 2 of Forest Grove, presented an award for 70 years of continuous membership to Harold Johnson at the post’s […]
March 16, 2017

BHS students learn from local veterans

BANDON – Students at Bandon High School gained valuable insight into the lives of those who have served their country when their teacher decided to get […]
March 11, 2017

Honor Flight seeks World War II vets

Honor Flight of Oregon is looking for World War II veterans! Honor Flights offer veterans an opportunity to visit memorials in Washington, D.C., that are dedicated to honoring […]
March 9, 2017

Pendleton celebrates the Doolittle raiders 75 years later

Only remnants remain of the bustling Army base at the Pendleton airport during World War II, but organizers are looking to revive the spirit for a […]