March 21, 2018

Central Oregon’s Very Own Rosies

Today was National Rosie the Riveter Day, and ceremonies were held across the country to recognize the women who worked on the home front during World […]
March 21, 2018

Genealogy detective

Eagle Point resident Barbara Northrop got little information out of her father, Howard James Phillips, about his service during World War II before his death in […]
March 20, 2018

As It Was: Women at Camp White

Today the Veterans Domiciliary in White City, Oregon, sits on the grounds of old Camp White, originally built to serve as a training facility for the […]
March 19, 2018

War Stories: Robbie Peoples

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the stories of Central Oregon war veterans. This […]
March 19, 2018

Back from the dead: Family believed POW had been killed

Frank Hernandez had survived a shell hit in France that sent shrapnel into his hip and knee, bombs raining down around him as he hid in […]
March 12, 2018

WWII vet Del Riley to speak at LBCC

World War II veteran and former Linn County Clerk Del Riley will speak at Linn-Benton Community College 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13, in […]
March 7, 2018

VA honors women for World War II contributions

Filipino-American and U.S. Army veteran Maria Ortiz, left, speaks while holding the book “Lost Child of WWII,” written by Leonida Clarete-WIlson, right. The author was one […]
February 5, 2018

POW/MIA agency seeks relatives of WW II veteran

Pvt. Howard A. Binder, who was from Umatilla and enlisted in the U.S. Army in Portland during World War II, is among a group of 13 […]
February 5, 2018

Hershel Woodrow ‘Woody’ Williams: Who is the WWII vet who tossed the Super Bowl LII coin?

Hershel Woodrow “Woody” Williams was awarded a Medal of Honor for going above and beyond duty during battle at Iwo Jima during World War II.