100 years ago
Sept, 26, 1918 — War relic train
The special train carrying war stuff, most of which has been captured from the Germans, will be at our depot tomorrow afternoon, between 3:30 and 4 p.m., and the entire exhibit of interesting war weapons, etc., will be open to the free inspection by all of our citizens who may care to view it. The train consists of two box cars, one 50-foot automobile box car and one sleeper.
75 years ago
Sept. 30, 1943 — Many stores sign to close at six Saturday nights
A large group of Redmond merchants who have been staying open until 8 o’clock on Saturday evenings will close at 6 p.m., beginning next Saturday, October 2. This will make the daily closing time 6 o’clock. Reason for the earlier Saturday closing is to ease the hour labor situation, the merchants said.
50 years ago
Oct. 2, 1968 — Council takes action on license problems
City council last week transferred the operating license of Redmond Taxi Service from Leo Rood to his wife, Vivian Rood, until Dec. 31, with the provision that she hire competent drivers and continue the business for this period. The action came after Municipal Judge George Rakestraw had made a recommendation that Rood’s license be suspended because of his driving record.
25 years ago
Sept. 29, 1993 — Visioning group to meet to develop action plan
Redmond’s community visioning process will take a leap forward Tuesday when the Community, Events and Recreation Planning Action Committee holds its first meeting. The group will discuss Redmond’s vision of community, local events and recreation opportunities for area residents. The committee will also begin looking at developing strategies and an action plan to accomplish the visioning process. The group will meet 6-7:30 p.m. at the Redmond Senior Center.