100 years ago
June 20, 1918 — The McKenzie Pass road is open and in good condition from Eugene to the west boundary of the Cascade National Forest, and in poor condition but passable from the west boundary of the Forest to Sisters. The Bend-Klamath Falls road, via Fort Klamath, is open and in fair condition. From Klamath Falls to Crater Lake is open but in poor condition to Headquarters Camp. Closed from there to rim of lake on account of snow. The road is open for wagons now and will probably be open for autos in three or four days. The Prineville-Mitchell road is passable between Ochoco station and Wheeler-Crook County line. Open and in excellent condition between county line and Beaver ranger station. It is closed through Bridge Creek canyon, but passage may be made by detour through Meyers canyon. Should be open, however, by June 15.
75 years ago
June 17, 1943 — Hubbard Suffers Fractured Back In Rodeo Mishap. Faye Hubbard, who suffered three fractured vertebrae and a bruised spinal cord when thrown while making an exhibition steer ride Saturday at the Sisters rodeo, is resting comfortably at Good Samaritan hospital in Portland, His condition is satisfactory, Mrs. Hubbard said Wednesday in a telephone call to Mrs. Curtis Green of the Metolius Circle M ranch, and no operation will be necessary. After being thrown, Hubbard walked from the arena and then collapsed. He was rushed to Portland by ambulance, his wife accompanying him. Hubbard’s daughters, Patricia and Joan, are staying with the Greens at the Circle M ranch. Mr. and Mrs. Hubbard own the Faye and Kay ranch at Deschutes.
50 years ago
June 19, 1968 — Redmond students make honor roll. Four Redmond residents are among 10 Central Oregon Community College students listed at the top of the COCC spring term honor roll released today. Kirstin Wood, a liberal arts major, made a perfect 4.00 average in a 17-term hour college transfer program. A student must carry at least 12 term hours and earn better than a 3.50 in order to be eligible for the Honor Roll. In vocational preparatory programs, Peggy Neal, Ruth Uptain and Diana Alexander, all Redmond practical nursing students, made 4.00 averages.
25 years ago
June 16, 1993 — Haggard headlines fair. Country singer Merle Haggard will star at the Deschutes County Fair July 30th. Tickets for the Haggard concert will go on sale July 2 at eight Central Oregon locations including Olsen’s Western Store in Redmond. Haggard has had numerous hits over the years, including “Okie from Muskogee.” “Wagon Wheels to Ferris Wheels” is the theme for this year’s fair, which runs July 28 to Aug. 1.