December 11, 2016

White House: Portland has ended veteran homelessness

Local homeless veteran challenges claim that system is in place to help all of them
December 11, 2016

Local Pearl Harbor survivor to be honored by Oregon Historical Society

The Oregon Historical Society will honor Lincoln City local and Pearl Harbor veteran Ed Johann for his service this Wednesday at the Benson Hotel in Portland.

December 11, 2016

Veterans Stand Down Event gets the job done

Veterans needing assistance lined up early and often for the Lincoln County Veterans Stand Down
Ken Gagne photos


Inside National Guard Armory inside where it was warm and dry….


Plenty of camping gear and outdoor survival clothing and gear.


Photographer Ken Gagne spent Friday covering the Lincoln County Veterans Stand Down held at the Oregon National Guard Armory in downtown Newport.

A good crowd of veterans, of all ages were given dental services, groceries, haircuts, tools, hot meals

December 10, 2016

Veterans donate to Help Them To Hope

The Ontario Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 5452 has donated $250 worth of food to Help Them To Hope. Harvey Hatfield, post commander, and Don Ristow, Quarter Master, said this was the third year the post has donated to Help…

December 8, 2016

“Got Your Six” throw party

The new band “Got Your Six” is throwing a Christmas party Dec. 22 at the Oregon Veterans’ Home that will include a buffet and holiday music, all at no charge.

December 7, 2016

Veterans group donates to family in tough time

Southern Oregon Veterans Benefit discovered disabled Army veteran Jim Joyce and his family recently moved from Hawaii and needed some help.

December 7, 2016

Veterans Affairs needs volunteers for Wreaths Across America

"Southern Oregon is very veteran oriented. I think that it's really cool when the people of Southern Oregon step up and show appreciation for their ...

December 7, 2016

Salem man who died at Pearl Harbor identified

Rob Sederstrom spent days one summer visiting a cemetery nicknamed the Punchbowl while studying for his CPA exam years ago in Honolulu. He found solace there, being able to pay respect to an uncle he never met but considered a hero,. The National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific has been the resting place for most of the 429 sailors and Marines who were killed aboard the USS Oklahoma during the attack on Pearl Harbor, including

November 29, 2016

Hunting program pairs aides with vets

They arranged for me to hunt with an injured Army veteran. ... At that moment, a suicide bomber walked into the mess tent wearing the uniform of ... Central Oregon,” “Fishing Mount Hood Country,” “Hunting Oregon” and other titles.