Community Members Honor Fallen Soldiers

EUGENE, Ore. — Flags line the rows at Pioneer Cemetery where many of Eugene’s oldest veterans are buried.  Monday afternoon the cemetery was filled with people who gathered to pay tribute to fallen soldiers. During the ceremony a middle school band performed music and the Eugene firefighters pipes and drums group performed as well. Veterans … Continue reading »

Fire Hydrant Honors Fallen Soldier

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — A special fire hydrant in Eagle Point is honoring a local Marine who died during a training exercise last year. The hydrant can be found on the corner of Main Street and Royal Avenue. Nick Sell’s mother brought the idea to the city council and Fire District 3 last fall as … Continue reading »

Fallen Soldier Highway Sign House Bill

PHILOMATH, Ore. — The family of two fallen soldiers from Western Oregon are trying to get parts of Highway 34 named after their loved ones. Lance Corporal Tyler Troyer of Tangent and Specialist Eric McKinley of Philomath both lost their lives in Iraq in 2004 and 2005. Family members of Lance Corporal Tyler Troyer say it would … Continue reading »