News for those who live, work and play in the Santiam Canyon

Mobile veterans’ museum in Albany Tuesday

Wreaths Across America (WAA) and Abigail Scott Duniway Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution in Stayton have announced a local stop for the WAA Mobile Education Exhibit (MEE) nationwide tour.

MEE, a rolling exhibition that brings the local community together through interactive exhibits, short films, and shared stories, will be at the Albany Grocery Outlet, 1950 SE 14th Ave., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 23.

The exhibit serves as a mobile museum, educating visitors about the service and sacrifice of our nation’s heroes as well as to serve as an official “Welcome Home” station for our Vietnam Veterans.

Tours are free and visitors are encouraged to ask questions and share stories.

To learn more go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nK6rgTEndQU.

Previous Article

Commissioners concerned about state’s mental health shift

Next Article

PACT Act expands benefits for veterans

You might be interested in …

Mill City Volunteer Fire Department

Firemen’s Benefit winning numbers

The Annual Mill City Volunteer Firemen’s Benefit is over and we would like to thank everyone for their continued support over the years. We had a large crowd, and lots of turkeys and hams went […]

August Music & Art Jamboree seeks vendors

The River City Music & Arts Jamboree set for Aug. 5 – 6 is looking for non-profit, community and commercial vendors. The event, organized by Hearts 2 Arts and the North Santiam Chamber,  runs noon […]

Detroit Mayor Jim Trett, Marion County Commissioner Danielle Bethell, Mill City Mayor Tim Kirsch and Ron Carmickle, mayor of Gates, are shown at the Travel Salem awards event that honored the Santiam Canyon for its resilience.

Canyon mayors honored for recovery work

The Santiam Canyon communities have been honored by Travel Salem at the agency’s annual award program. Canyon residents and officials were singled out for being the “most resilient” part of Oregon, based on the region’s […]