Emily Blakely http://ijpr.org en Sutherlin , Ore. Changes Image from Timber to Flags http://ijpr.org/post/sutherlin-ore-changes-image-timber-flags <p></p><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Close to the woods of Douglas County, Ore., Sutherlin proclaimed itself the “Timber Town” and initiated Timber Days celebrations in 1948 during the Fourth of July holidays. &nbsp;</div><div> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:16:12 +0000 Emily Blakely 14678 at http://ijpr.org Donna-Mae Smith Becomes Army's First Military Bugler http://ijpr.org/post/donna-mae-smith-becomes-armys-first-military-bugler <p></p><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The first female bugler in the U.S. military, Donna-Mae Smith of Sutherlin, Ore., was inducted into the Bugler’s Hall of Fame in 2009. &nbsp;Smith began her service in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps in 1942. Eventually rising to the rank of sergeant, Smith played for reveille and kept the Army on schedule with bugle calls at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.</div><div> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:33:00 +0000 Emily Blakely 8309 at http://ijpr.org