A parade of loved ones and well-wishers passed by a local World War II veteran who celebrated his 100th birthday Saturday, June 20. Francisco Villavicencio,
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To mark the 75th anniversary of the close of World War II, public celebrations in Happy Valley, Gladstone and Oregon City were scheduled this spring
Spring cleaning took an explosive turn for one Portland homeowner who discovered a World II-era anti-tank munition while mucking out their basement, police said.
ASHLAND, Ore. — A World War II veteran celebrated his birthday from his front porch today as family and the community threw him a parade.
On Friday April 17, at approximately 4:30 p.m., an Otis resident called the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office to report finding a World War II era
Honor Flight of Central Oregon (HFCO) postponed their annual flight to Washington, D.C. amid concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic. Veterans from Central Oregon were slated
When Morris Portin was born, Woodrow Wilson was president and everyone who knew their onions was cutting a rug to Ben Selvin’s Orchestra’s hit “Dardanella.”
Medal of Honor recipient Hershel Woodrow “Woody” Williams, an infantry rifleman corporal with 3rd Marine Division, 1st Battalion, 21st Marine Regiment, Charlie Company during the
What was it like to be a child during WWII? One fourth grade class set to find out. Mary Neerhout, a fourth grade teacher at
A daughter of privilege who worked on an assembly line during World War II, she became a principal benefactor of PBS, her name intoned on
May 6, the inaugural Honor Flight of Central Oregon will leave Redmond airport with up to 25 World War II and Korean War veterans for
BEAVERTON, Ore. — A 99-year-old Beaverton man who served in WWII received some well-deserved recognition on Thursday.