Students sat down at small tables with veterans from three generations of wars Thursday afternoon at Sutherlin High School.
Three weeks ago, Interim Director Dave Whitmer had no idea he’d be moving to Southern Oregon to run the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center. And he doesn’t plan to stay more than a year. But while he’s here, he hopes to stabilize the struggling VA and change it for the better. Then, he’…
On his first day at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center, the new interim director made a good first impression on local veteran leaders.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio on Tuesday asked VA Secretary David Shulkin to investigate what he called “troubling reports of continued retaliation against whistleblowers within the VA.”
The mayor of Charleston, West Virginia, told The News-Review on Monday evening that former Roseburg Veterans Affairs Director Doug Paxton won’t be reassigned to a West Virginia VA after all.
Five people were inducted into the Four Chaplains Legion of Honor during the sixth annual Four Chaplains ceremony Saturday at the American Legion Post 16 in Roseburg.
A surgeon who was fired from the Eugene clinic of the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center said outgoing Director Doug Paxton was still retaliating against him in January, after VA investigators interviewed hundreds of VA employees about whistle-blower retaliation. Paxton stepped down th…
Doug Paxton’s stepping down as director of the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a step “aimed at improving care for veterans,” according to the VA.
Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center Director Doug Paxton has been reassigned to a West Virginia VA facility.
Supporters of the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center’s management rallied on Diamond Lake Boulevard and outside The News-Review’s office on Winchester Street in Roseburg on Monday.
The Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center said it is working to reduce the rate at which veterans are prescribed opioid pain medications that can lead to addiction.
The woman who helped make the Douglas County Veterans Service Office what it is today has returned to take the helm again.
After hearing a preliminary report from investigators Thursday, Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, said he believes senior Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center officials will be reassigned or removed.
A story written by a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter about the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center has been causing a stir in Roseburg and Eugene this week.