NeighborWorks Umpqua is looking for veterans in or around Roseburg who need home repairs or improvements.
Some veterans didn’t get the welcome home they hoped for as they returned from the jungles of Vietnam or the deserts of Iraq, but a group of local middle school students did their best to help make up for that Thursday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Patrick W. Kelley Post 2468 on Walnut Str…
The emergency department at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center could scale back to daytime hours only, under a proposal being floated by VA leadership.
Hundreds turned out to the Roseburg National Cemetery Annex Thursday afternoon for a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. It was a chance for Vietnam veterans to be acknowledged for their service in a way they weren’t when they returned home.
Local veteran leaders have mixed reactions to the announcement that President Donald Trump fired Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin this week and nominated White House doctor Ronny Jackson to replace him.
Vietnam veterans will be recognized and thanked for their service at a commemoration Thursday of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.
Iraq War veteran Bill Congleton is not the sort of man to let his wartime injuries stand in the way of his active lifestyle. But when a doctor at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center cut off his pain medications, Congleton faced a personal crisis. Would he still be able to stay activ…
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, has called for regional networks that oversee veterans hospitals to be abolished or significantly restructured.
Doug Paxton, the former director of the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center, has been reassigned again. This time as a portfolio manager for the VA’s Veterans Engineering Resource Center.
A handful of protesters held signs at the Garden Valley Boulevard entrance to the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center Thursday to express their fear that politicians at the national level are moving to privatize veterans’ health care. These local veterans, members of the Veterans for Pe…
Veteran patients have a new place to relax and smoke outside, and a local Boy Scout is one step closer to earning his Eagle Scout ranking.
When Michael Belliveau of North Bend walked into the White Clinic at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center Tuesday, he was enthusiastic about the possibility of decreasing his shoulder pain and reducing his need for the cortisone shots he’s been receiving to treat it.
Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center Interim Director Dave Whitmer asked veterans and staff members at a town hall meeting Tuesday to put the past behind them and move forward.
During World War II, Leonida “Nida” Clarete-Watson was a little girl, but she remembers crawling on her hands and knees, head down to avoid Japanese machine gun fire, as she carried precious, lifesaving cargo — sweet potatoes — to American soldiers hiding in a cave.
A bill requiring Oregon’s director of veterans affairs to study the progress of establishing a state veterans home in Roseburg was approved by the state Legislature at the last minute as this year’s short session came to an early close.
Three associate chiefs of staff at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center have been removed from supervisory responsibilities in response to an investigation by the federal Office of the Medical Inspector.