War Stories: Dave Young

In our weekly War Stories series, we tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans–some who made it back from their war and some who didn’t.

This week, War Stories producer Warren Shultz introduces us to the story of Sunriver resident Dave Young, who was a Marine during the Vietnam War.

Thanks to Dave for sharing his story.

A special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories and giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily.

War Stories: Walt Orum

In our weekly War Stories series, we tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans–some who made it back from their war and some who didn’t.

This week, War Stories producer Warren Shultz introduces you to the story of World War II army veteran Walt Orum. Thanks to Walt and Shirley for sharing his story.

A special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories and giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans every Monday night and Tuesday afternoon on Central Oregon Daily.

War Stories: Lee Thorsell

In our weekly War Stories series, we tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans–some who made it back from their war and some who didn’t.

This week, War Stories producer Warren Shultz introduces you to the story of Vietnam War veteran, Lee Thorsell.

Thanks to Lee for sharing his story. A special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories and giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily.

War Stories: The Life and Legacy of Bob Shotwell

When we launched our War Stories series more than two years ago, longtime La Pine resident Bob Shotwell was the first Central Oregon veteran that we profiled. 

Shotwell passed away last week at the age of 94, so for this week’s War Stories, we look back at the life and legacy of World War II veteran and longtime journalist, Bob Shotwell.

Thanks to Bob’s son, Michael, for sharing his father’s story. Central Oregon Daily gives our condolences to the Shotwell family and the community of La Pine.

A special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories and giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans every Monday night and Tuesday afternoon on Central Oregon Daily.

War Stories: Everett Belcher

In our weekly War Stories series, we tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans–some who made it back from their war and some who didn’t. This week, War Stories producer, Warren Shultz, introduces us to the story of a World War II Navy veteran from Bend named Everett Belcher.

Thanks to Everett for sharing his story and a special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories and giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Rep. Walden Talks with Bend Veterans

Representative Greg Walden was at Jake’s Diner in Bend today addressing the local chapter of “Band of Brothers”, and Central Oregon Daily’s Warren Shultz was there covering the story.

Veterans in attendance also had the opportunity for a question and answer period on the current state of VA care and what’s being done to improve it.

War Stories: WWII Veteran Eileen Lynott

In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the story of Central Oregon war veterans, some who made it back from their war, and some who didn’t.

This Week, War Stories producer Warren Shultz introduces you to the story of Eileen Lynott.

Thanks to Eileen for sharing her story and a special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories and giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily.

War Stories: Tom Marple

In our weekly War Stories series, we tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans–some who made it back from their war and some who didn’t. This week, War Stories producer Warren Shultz introduces us to the story of Vietnam War veteran, Tom Marple.

Thanks to Tom for sharing his story. A special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories and giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily.

War Stories: Robbie Peoples

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the stories of Central Oregon war veterans. This week, War Stories producer Warren Shultz introduces us to the story of a local woman, Robbie Peoples, who served back on the homefront during World War II.

special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories and giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily.