Umpqua Community College students who graduated with a nursing degree say they were not informed how the program ending its national accreditation would impact them.
On April 11, 1966, Air Force Airman First Class William H. Pitsenbarger of Dayton, Ohio descended from a helicopter into one of the bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War.
The national Department of Veterans Affairs has dropped its star ranking system under which VA hospitals across the country were given one to five stars.
Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center chaplains and local churches will host a Blue Christmas Service for people struggling with emotional or spiritual pain and loneliness during the winter holiday season.
Veterans and active military personnel got some help with their dental needs Wednesday during Freedom Smiles day at Dr. Alanson Randol’s dental offices in Roseburg.
Thousands of Douglas County residents streamed in from all directions Tuesday morning to line Southeast Jackson Street in Roseburg.
In March 1946, about a month after my birth, a priest baptized me by immersion in water at the Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church in Warren, Ohio. During the ceremony, he placed a silver chain with the three-bar Eastern Orthodox cross — also known as a St. Andrew’s cross — provided by my pare…
EDITOR’S NOTE: The columns of Bill Duncan are being reprinted in The News-Review. Duncan, who died in November 2011, wrote a weekly column for The News-Review and The Capital Press of Salem from 1981 to 2011. Duncan wrote the following column in August 1997. His thoughts are still pertinent …
Douglas County Human Resources Director Michael Kurtz’s great grandmother had to sew a fifth star onto her four-star flag to account for all her sons serving in World War II.
Jerry Frear was a Vietnam veteran in the U.S. Marine Corps and served 10 years during the war in Vietnam. Incredibly, he earned three Purple Heart medals and many other citations while he was there.
ELKTON — U.S. Army veteran Raymond Osborne received his 2019 Elkton High School diploma Wednesday at the charter school’s Veteran’s Day Assembly.
The couch moved aside, lights went up, and a camera was readied Wednesday at World War II veteran Redge Ranyard’s Roseburg home.
On a Tuesday afternoon in February, three homeless men sat with veteran advocates Vern Jorgensen and Tonya Hall in a spare room on the third floor of Building 2 on the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center campus.
Issiah Rookstool was one of 15 Douglas High School freshmen to give back to the veteran community Wednesday by volunteering time to clean the grounds of the Roseburg VA Health Care System.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden told local veterans Thursday he would hold the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center and himself accountable for addressing their needs.
Randy Fulkerson served as a member of the United States Marine Corps from 1979-88 with the Military Police, as a SWAT team leader and as a scout/sniper.
The Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center will host a free Veterans Stand Down at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 25 in the Building 16 auditorium at the VA campus, 913 NW Garden Valley Blvd., Roseburg.