Fiddle club seeks instruments

A new fiddle club at Ridgeview High School is looking for used violins or fiddles … Read more

Redmond parents’ message of compassion reaching millions

In nearly a year since their son’s suicide, a Redmond couple have helped raise thousands … Read more

Pet of the week for Oct. 10

Four-year-old Jameson is a sweet, dopey gentle giant. He appears to be an American Staffordshire … Read more

Deschutes County drops to 13,535 voters 50 years ago

Flashback: Deschutes County drops to 13,535 voters, 50 years ago

100 years ago Oct. 3, 1918 — The town’s water It appears that the city … Read more

Offbeat Oregon: Rumrunners’ luck ran out in Whale Cove, but for locals it was “Whiskey Galore”

In the pitchy darkness after midnight on a blustery February morning just off the Oregon … Read more

BBB: Beware of those warning you of identity theft

It’s scary enough to think you might be a victim of identity theft. What could … Read more

Oct. 3-9 calendar

The Spokesman welcomes event information for its community calendar; submissions are limited to nonprofit, free … Read more

Offbeat Oregon: “Temporary insanity” didn’t save bereaved woman from murder rap

In the late 1800s, the standard courtroom defense of murderers who wanted to claim the … Read more

Flashback: Many stores sign to close at six Saturday nights 75 years ago

100 years ago Sept, 26, 1918 — War relic train The special train carrying war … Read more

Health Hub: Conditions for women to look out for

When I first started my personal training business in 1998, I had many women gravitating … Read more

Offbeat Oregon: Little-known activist stopped state plan for forced sterilizations

In 1913, the Oregon state legislature passed a eugenic-sterilization law that had been written for … Read more

Offbeat Oregon: Audacious midnight jailbreak by bootleggers’ buddies failed, but could have been worse

Around 10 p.m. on the night of Saturday, March 19, 1932 — just a few … Read more

Flashback: Gov. McCall praises Redmond for school vote 50 years ago

100 years ago Sept. 22, 1918 — Saw mill closes down Just as they were … Read more

Photo: First catch!

Xander Barton, 5, son of Tim and Sue Hand, is excited after catching his first … Read more

Bookshelf: Some reading for the “dog days”

I don’t even know what the phrase “dog days of summer” actually refers to, but … Read more

Flashback: Bend-Burns road very dangerous 75 years ago

100 years ago Sept, 12, 1918 — Today is registration day This is registration day … Read more

Offbeat Oregon: Teen girl ended brewing family feud with a shotgun

From around 1875 to about 1915, the riverfront part of Clatsop County (outside Astoria) was … Read more

Hutchins: Satisfied with Mexican doctors and music

This may be a bit off from High Desert Happenings, but please bear with me. … Read more

Offbeat Oregon: Developer’s dreamed-of Christmas Valley never came true

One day in 1960, Lake County ranch and real-estate trader Phil Pittman ran into a … Read more

Getting excited about yet-to-be released titles

I was recently lucky enough to go a national gathering of librarians — the American … Read more

Dahlias in full bloom!

The Redmond Spokesman’s advertising sales representative, Denise Duval, is passionate about her Redmond garden. Check … Read more

Hokulea Dancers entertain at Music on the Green

Redmond’s traditional Hawaiian dance group showcased dancing and drumming to a large crowd at the … Read more

Flashback: Use of gasoline restricted 100 years ago.

100 years ago Aug. 29, 1918 — Use of gasoline restricted The United States fuel … Read more

Offbeat Oregon: Oregon called BS on California papers’ UFO stories in 1890s

“Fake News” — meaning the kind that’s simply made up by a creative thinker sitting … Read more

BBB: Watch where you purchase football tickets

While most college football fans buy directly from the venue, the temptation to save money … Read more

Aug. 29- Sept. 4 calendar

Wednesday Central Oregon Irrigation District Special Board Meeting: The board will hold a regular session … Read more

Flashback: Youthful hiker loses his way 50 years ago.

100 years ago Aug. 22, 1918 — Thirteen Million Men In New Registration With the … Read more

Offbeat Oregon: Fierce debate over McMinnville UFO sighting continues today

Evelyn and Paul Trent lived on a farm between Sheridan and McMinnville in the years … Read more

Tips for improving bone development

Recently someone asked me if she got vitamin D from the sun. In my work … Read more

Flashback: It will now cost you $10 to hold your job 100 years ago.

100 years ago Aug. 15, 1918 — It will now cost you $10 to hold … Read more

Offbeat Oregon: Oregon was John F. Kennedy’s make-or-break state in 1960 primary

As the 1960 Democratic presidential primary neared, Sen. John F. Kennedy was looking at Oregon … Read more

The importance of balancing go and slow

If you ask anyone who knows me, even slightly, they will probably tell you that … Read more

Offbeat Oregon: Abigail Scott Duniway thought she’d be remembered primarily for her novels, but ...

Abigail Scott Duniway is a name that’s very familiar to most Oregon history buffs. She … Read more

Flashback: New draft ages set at 18 to 45 years 100 years ago.

100 years ago Aug. 8, 1918 — New draft ages set at 18 to 45 … Read more

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