January 27, 2017

Everyday Heroes: Local veterans save lives during storms

PORTLAND, Ore. — For two weeks during the storms that buried the metro area in snow, a few local American Legion veterans turned their post into a […]
January 27, 2017

Female veterans face barriers to health care

Rhonda Gleason thought the Veterans Affairs doctor wasn’t listening. Turns out, she was right. She’d driven more than three hours from her centeral Oregon home to […]
January 27, 2017

Veterans gather to celebrate future home of Vietnam Memorial Wall

MEDFORD, Ore. – A sign was unveiled at the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Medford today. Veterans gathered to celebrate the progress of the memorial at U.S. […]
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 […]
January 26, 2017

Pendleton veteran seeks memorial for old bridge

It is easy to overlook the old bridge on Southeast Court Place in Pendleton, across from the Veterans of Foreign Wars “Let ‘er Buck” Post 922. […]
January 26, 2017

Chairwoman picks military theme for this year’s annual fundraiser

ONTARIO — An Ontario tradition, this year’s Center Ball is right around the corner. The soiree includes food, drinks and dancing, and is an annual fundraiser […]
January 25, 2017

Harold Hayes, Survivor of Secret World War II Odyssey, Dies at 94

Harold Hayes, the last surviving member of a band of airborne American medics and nurses who crashed-landed in Nazi-occupied Albania in 1943 and survived German attacks, […]
January 25, 2017

Local Vietnam vets share at Fishtrap event

It was standing room only at Fishtrap’s second Big Read event Thursday night, Jan. 19, at the Tomas Building conference room. Fishtrap titled the event: What […]
January 24, 2017

Free event connects people to services, resources

Clothing and hygiene supplies, employment and housing information, haircuts, veterans services, dental, vision and healthcare screenings and other support services are available free of charge during […]