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WWII veterans

Central Point man celebrates 100th birthday

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — A local man celebrated his 100th birthday with a drive-by parade this afternoon. Norman Holden was born on August 22nd, 1920,

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Gresham WWII veteran turns 100

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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Woman discovers WWII hand grenade in Otis

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 postponed due to virus

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

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Morris Portin celebrates a century

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.”