100 years ago
April 25, 1918 — That the Redmond Woman’s Club Auxiliary to the Red Cross has been doing its share toward winning the war is amply testified to by the report of the club’s work for the last three months. Not alone has the club turned in many needed articles, but the quality of work is of the best.
75 years ago
April 22, 1943 — Organization of the Central Oregon Library association for librarians and library workers in this area was completed yesterday at a meeting of representatives of Deschutes, Crook and Jefferson counties in Bend.
Purpose of the association will be to provide greater library contribution to the community in wartime and to give a means of closer contact between the library and the public. Miss Fay Crawford, Bend teacher, was elected chairman, and Mrs. Caroline Heyburn, secretary.
50 years ago
April 24, 1968 — All at once the potato market caught fire, having been very active and strong in recent days.
Demand seems to have leveled off a little at the moment, but quotations continue firm, with prices to growers almost double those offered not long ago.
25 years ago
April 28, 1993 — A portion of Thursday’s Mental Health Awareness Day at Redmond High School provided food for thought for students who chose to attend the morning workshops and a performance.
A series of skits by Teens & Co., a group of Portland-area young people, drew positive reactions from RHS students who clapped and cheered during the two presentations.
Students were less enthusiastic about workshops on topics ranging from dating relationships to family communication. Each student attended two workshops in addition to the Teens & Co. performance.