December 20, 2018

World War I in Color: Incredible Photos Bring Conflict to Life

A new book, “They Fought in Colour,” wants to help modern audiences feel a deeper sense of connection with the soldiers.
December 15, 2018

Review: Peter Jackson’s documentary “They Shall Not Grow Old” brings WWI footage to life

“They Shall Not Grow Old” is a tribute paid by the present to the past, and what a gorgeous gift it turns out to be. The […]
November 23, 2018

“We Became Warriors Again”: Why World War I Was a Surprisingly Pivotal Moment for American Indian History

When Congress in 2008 declared the Friday after Thanksgiving to be Native American Heritage Day, the resolution made only passing mention of why that timing made […]
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. […]