Stories tagged: Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center
Sat., Sept. 13, 2014
Local veterans air complaints about VA procedures
Several veterans who attended a town hall meeting Friday evening at Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center praised the care they had been given, but in the next breath spoke of problems …
Thu., Feb. 14, 2013
Key volunteer at 89 has helped veterans for years
Lee Hutchison remembers the son she outlived as she makes her early morning commute from Newman Lake to her volunteer job at the Spokane Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The 89-year-old …
Tue., Sept. 11, 2012, 11:56 a.m.
New name proposed for VA Medical Center
Washington’s congressional delegation wants to rename Spokane’s VA Medical Center for two Inland Northwest Medal of Honor winners.
Tue., Feb. 2, 2010
Fewer veteran suicides reported
The number of suicides among veterans in the Spokane region dropped dramatically last year, according to newly released records. In response to a Spokesman-Review request for information, the Spokane Veterans …
Tue., April 7, 2009, 8:19 p.m.
Prison could await fake paraplegic
A financial scandal hatched more than 30 years ago by a man who lied about being paralyzed ended this week with a guilty plea that could send him to prison …
Wed., Aug. 27, 2008
Program focuses on life skills
Ken Shellenberger, of Post Falls, is blind in his left eye and has limited vision in his right. He also has diabetes and was struggling to determine whether he was …