After wrapping up high school, joining the service was his way to get a college education. But this was during the Vietnam War and traveling
A lot has happened in the last 100 years, and Dick Higgins has lived through it all. He’s a local navy veteran that survived the
PENDLETON – As Johnny Blagg and Charles Denight watched the installation of the Beacon of the Sentinels on Tuesday, July 20, in Pendleton, they reflected
With family and friends attending in support, two residents of Hillside Place in Lincoln City were awarded “Quilts of Valor” on July 7.
During World War II, he served on a landing craft training waves of soldiers. From the ports of Pearl Harbor to the Japanese mainland, the
Rachael Watters has made it her mission in life to help local veterans. As the new commander of Medford VFW Post 1833, she is the
A new program in Tumalo is helping Central Oregon veterans deal with PTSD through unconventional methods. Central Oregon Wellness Ranch uses a combination of equine
Aumsville Korean War veteran, John Taggart, received the Korean Defense Service Medal this Fourth of July.
FLORENCE, Ore. – Watching planes take off and land is a daily routine for 92-year-old Dick Snider. “This is my second home,” he says. The
Community Outreach Inc. hit the 50-year mark June 15. That’s a lot of time providing a wide range of services: emergency shelter, health services, transitional
We’d be remiss if we didn’t mention Jim Willis in this space. He died June 14 at the age of 78, and he’ll long be
George Hughes had no idea what was coming when he rolled up to a strange house on Tuesday, June 16, with his daughter, Valerie Goff,