100 years ago
Jan. 31, 1918 — Three Canadian officers, who have seen service in France will be here tomorrow and will speak at the gymnasium between 10 and 11 a.m., on things they have seen while in service. They are lecturing for the Oregon Council of Defense, “so the people may know.”
75 years ago
Jan. 28, 1943 — Reports of prospects of warmer weather for Oregon this week rang pleasantly on the ears of Deschutes county residents, struggling through snow and slush and recovering from below-zero temperatures.
Lowest point to which the mercury sank was nine below, according to unofficial reports. This was recorded a week ago Monday. Maximum snow at any one time was 7.8 inches.
50 years ago
Jan. 31, 1968 — Redmond city police are investigating a break-and-entry which occured in downtown Redmond over the weekend—probably early Monday morning, officers say.
A thief or thieves entered The Fair Store through a rear window and made off with an undetermined amount of cash from two cash registers and a till at the candy counter.
25 years ago
Feb. 3, 1993 — The U.S. Forest Service will not spray for spruce budworms this spring on the Deschutes, Mount Hood and Willamette national forests.
The Forest Service has decided not to spray the biological insecticide Bacillus Thuringiensis until the insecticide’s effects on the food sources of the Townsend big-eared bat are known.