Flashback: Looking back on Prineville Hotshot crew members with Redmond ties, 25 years ago

100 years ago July 10, 1919 — The Chautauqua The Redmond Chautauqua closed its week … Read more

Flashback: Redmond teacher selected for space training, 25 years ago

100 years ago July 3, 1919 — Good Bye to Booze In the many cities … Read more

Offbeat Oregon: Letter from afar gave young traveler’s family a view to a shanghaiing

Sometime around 1885 or 1886, a handsome-but-diffident-looking young man named Carroll Beebe got on a … Read more

BBB: Social media scams on the rise

I’m a millennial. And like many others in my generation, along with the generations coming … Read more

Flashback: New school projects progressing, 25 years ago

100 years ago June 26, 1919 — Booze Regulations Somewhat Stringent The house judiciary committee … Read more

Pet of the Week: Tilly the Cat

Tilly is a showoff. She really turns up the cuteness when people come in and … Read more

Offbeat Oregon: 2019 is not the first time the Oregon Legislature failed to reach a quorum

At the time of this writing, the Oregon Legislature is stuck, unable to do anything … Read more

Offbeat Oregon: “Prepaid Shanghaiing” went badly amiss when the victim unexpectedly died

Most of the time, the shanghaiing of sailors in old Astoria and Portland was a … Read more

Health Hub: Getting those 150 minutes per week of activity

Last month, we talked about activity needed to maintain health (150 minutes per week), but … Read more

Pet of the week: Indigo

Indigo, a 1-year-old cat, came to BrightSide Animal Center with several kittens of her own. … Read more

Flashback: Rex Barber safe after ejecting from plane, 75 years ago

100 years ago June 12, 1919 — Oregon farmers see modern farm homes To study … Read more

Pet of the week: Billie Jean

Meet Billie Jean, a large 2-year-old mixed-breed dog and a shelter favorite. She is goofy, … Read more

Offbeat Oregon: Skunk’s “beautiful pelt” would have been best admired from afar

One of the most appealing things about life in rural Western Oregon, around the middle … Read more

Hutchins: Watching the circle of seasons

Another typical day in the life of former Central Oregonians. Bobbi off to Guadalajara with … Read more

Pet of the week: Finneus

Finneus is a big black cat about two years old. He was quiet and shy … Read more

Flashback: Retired teacher keeps busy by volunteering, in 1994

100 years ago May 29, 1919 — Eighty-Eight Trucks Gift to Oregon By action of … Read more

BBB: Time to clean out the computer

For many consumers, springtime signifies the time for cleaning. Scrubbing and sweeping your house is … Read more

Pet of the week: Lance

Meet Lance, an Australian Cattle Dog mix about a year old. Lance arrived at BrightSide … Read more

Offbeat Oregon: Umatilla mayor’s wife had an ‘election-day surprise’ for him

It was around 2 p.m. on Election Day, in December of 1916, that Umatilla’s mayor, … Read more

Bookshelf: A universe of stories at Redmond Library this summer

It’s the time of year at the library when we look to the summer for … Read more

Pet of the week: Pete

Meet Pete, a senior cat looking for a home. He is a handsome large cat … Read more

Offbeat Oregon: Shyster lawyer planned to steal man’s land by shanghaiing him

In the late 1880s, in the wilds of southwest Washington near the mouth of the … Read more

Health Hub: Report details need for exercise

If you have ever been sick or injured (who hasn’t?), you know if you get … Read more

Pet of the week: Jesse

Meet Jesse, a goofy, happy and sensitive 2-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier mix looking for a … Read more

Hutchins: Settling in well

It seems a bit strange writing to Central Oregonians from Central Mexico. But life goes … Read more

Flashback: Tuck wins state for Redmond track all by himself, 100 years ago

100 years ago May 15, 1919 — Tuck Brings Home Medals from Interscholastic Meet Arthur … Read more

Pet of the week: Chip

Meet Chip, an 8-year-old mixed breed gentle giant. Chip was surrendered to BrightSide because his … Read more

Offbeat Oregon: Old-time country doctors led colorful and interesting lives

One of the most colorful and rewarding occupations in human history was that of a … Read more

Flashback: Redmond Union High gym destroyed by fire, 75 years ago

100 years ago May 1, 1919 — New Victory Flag Floats in Redmond To towns … Read more

Offbeat Oregon: Portland’s “Temperance Crusade” collapsed when leaders got too preachy

This column is the fourth and final part of a four-part series on the Portland … Read more

Guest column: Crypto and its effect on calves and humans

There are many obstacles in the path of ranchers on a daily basis and keeping … Read more

Pet of the week: Snooki

Meet Snooki, a 7-year-old female domestic short hair in need of a new home. Snooki … Read more

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