Combat vets are hiking the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail

Assisted by the nonprofit Warrior Expeditions, which supports outdoor journeys to help veterans melt the effects of combat, several veterans are hiking the entire 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail.Ashland is one of the towns along the trail, and the vets will be stopping there for friendship, a couch to sleep on and some tasty refreshment at a local brewpub.Two vets rolled in Monday — Marine veteran Emory Wanger of Vancouver, Washington, who served two tours in Iraq, and […]