February 14, 2017

Big Read has big finale

Fishtrap’s Big Read came to an end Saturday night with a 1960s-style dance at “The Place,” a community center at the United Methodist church in Joseph. […]
February 11, 2017

Veterans win at Wildhorse Super Bowl party

More than $10,000 was raised for Divide Camp — a former Wallowa County elk hunt camp that offers a wilderness retreat for combat veterans — during […]
February 9, 2017

Work begins on veterans memorial

PENDLETON, Oregon – The Pendleton City Council has endorsed the Veterans of Foreign Wars Let ‘er Buck Post No. 922 as it plans a memorial to […]
February 4, 2017

Finding veteran resources from home

We were all talking around the coffee table these last few days about just how accessible help and assistance is for veterans in our area. What […]
February 3, 2017

Pendleton council to consider assisting in veteran memorial projects

At a meeting Tuesday, the Pendleton City Council will discuss dueling visions for a veterans memorial. In November, Korean War vet Ken Garrett wrote to the […]
February 3, 2017

Legislators announce budget-focused town hall meetings across Oregon

SALEM — The Oregon Legislative Assembly’s budget-writing Joint Ways and Means Committee will hold a series of public hearings in seven cities across the state beginning […]
January 31, 2017

VA to hold town halls in Morrow County

Town halls for veterans will be March 7 in Boardman and Irrigon. The meetings will give local veterans the opportunity to hear updates and to voice […]
January 31, 2017

Grant provides transportation for seniors, disabled and vets

The city of Pendleton received a $20,625 grant from the Oregon Department of Transportation to provide public transportation through June 30 to low-income seniors, people with […]
January 27, 2017

Photographer focuses on soldiers’ stories at Milton-Freewater exhibit

Jim Lommasson has noticed a disconnect between the American public and soldiers who have fought in the recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Portland-based freelance […]