November 9, 2018

Astoria’s Doughboy Monument nears completion

The city of Astoria had hoped to finish the restoration of Uniontown’s Doughboy Monument a year ago, long before Sunday’s 100th anniversary of the end of […]
October 31, 2018

Veterans Day: History of a symbol

In this photo taken on Nov. 12, 2013, a red poppy on a wooden remembrance cross lays above a bronze plaque which contains the poem In […]
October 5, 2018

A look back at the “war to end all wars”

The “war to end all wars” involved more than 70 million military personnel, the vast majority from Europe. An estimated nine million combatants and seven million […]
October 5, 2018

Vets salute the families of World War I

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I and a local veteran group is saluting families that had a loved one […]
October 4, 2018

WWI Centennial Commission and National History Day partner to create “Who They Were” toolkit to teach history to America’s youth

The U.S. World War I Centennial Commission and National History Day have created “Who They Were,” an activity geared toward engaging young people in exploring and […]
October 2, 2018

War Stories: Paul Hosmer

In our weekly War Stories series, we tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans, some who made it back from their war and some who didn’t. […]
July 7, 2018

Veteran of the Year nominations sought

The theme of the 2018 Albany Veterans Day parade will be “A Century of Valor — WWI to Present Day,” marking the 100th anniversary of the […]
April 30, 2018

Doughboy Monument in Astoria gets a facelift

When a large pickup truck plowed into the Doughboy Monument last summer, it wasn’t the first time the World War I memorial on Marine Drive had […]
January 11, 2018

New commemorative silver dollar recognizes World War I centennial

The World War I centennial year has arrived. There are a number of events planned in Europe to commemorate military campaigns and battles in the months […]