March 12, 2018

WWII vet Del Riley to speak at LBCC

World War II veteran and former Linn County Clerk Del Riley will speak at Linn-Benton Community College 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13, in […]
March 7, 2018

VA honors women for World War II contributions

Filipino-American and U.S. Army veteran Maria Ortiz, left, speaks while holding the book “Lost Child of WWII,” written by Leonida Clarete-WIlson, right. The author was one […]
February 5, 2018

POW/MIA agency seeks relatives of WW II veteran

Pvt. Howard A. Binder, who was from Umatilla and enlisted in the U.S. Army in Portland during World War II, is among a group of 13 […]
February 5, 2018

Hershel Woodrow ‘Woody’ Williams: Who is the WWII vet who tossed the Super Bowl LII coin?

Hershel Woodrow “Woody” Williams was awarded a Medal of Honor for going above and beyond duty during battle at Iwo Jima during World War II.  
January 28, 2018

Mort Walker, The Man Behind ‘Beetle Bailey’ Comic Strip, Dies At 94

Mort Walker, the renowned comic strip artist best known for his cartoon depicting the high jinks of the loafing Army private “Beetle Bailey,” died Saturday at […]
January 23, 2018

Everyone Was Wrong About the Real “Rosie the Riveter” for Decades. Here’s How the Mystery Was Solved

When news began to spread that Naomi Parker Fraley had died on Saturday, it prompted an outpouring of admiring obituaries, uniformly lamenting the loss of Rosie […]
January 22, 2018

War Stories: Andy Knox

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly War Stories series, we tell the stories of Central Oregon war veterans some who made […]
December 31, 2017

Clatsop County loses last Pearl Harbor attack survivor

Spurgeon D. Keeth, who was Clatsop County’s last living survivor of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, died Thursday. He was 92. After spending most his […]
December 27, 2017

WWII veteran reflects on life of adventure

Frank White recently turned 94, which means the Estacada resident has experienced nearly a century of adventures.