Veterans’ Home Helping Local Economy

LEBANON, Ore. — A Veterans’ Home in Lebanon broke ground a year ago, but this week the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs said it would spend $26 million to finish the project: a project that is benefiting the local economy. The approximate $40 million Veterans’ Home will have 154 beds, and 11 houses with a … 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 »

New Phone Scam Targets Veterans

EUGENE, Ore. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is warning about a scam that’s targeting Oregon veterans. Deputies say a woman called a vet and told him the VA was in the process of issuing new veteran cards. She then asked for his personal information, including where he banked. When the veteran asked who the … Continue reading »