Concerns Boil Over at VA Town Hall

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Tense moments at a town hall meeting that addressed the VA system. An audit revealed wait times at the Roseburg VA were more than 60 days for new patients. About 50 people signed up to express their concerns. Some verbally attacked the director. Others talked about their experiences. “I sit and wait … Continue reading »

Veteran Upset Over Health Care

CRESWELL, Ore. — It’s a growing problem among veterans nationwide: access to health care. For one Creswell veteran, he says his wait could be a matter of life or death. Veteran Glenn Trump says he’s been waiting to get into a drug and alcohol treatment program through the Roseburg VA. But this week he was … Continue reading »

City Club Discusses Veterans Health Care

EUGENE, Ore. — The City Club of Eugene tackled the issue of veterans health care on Friday with an appearance by the health director of the Roseburg VA. Carol Bogedain drove up from Roseburg and spoke during the meeting; she specifically talked about the new clinic scheduled for construction on Chad Drive. Bogedain says it’s … Continue reading »