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

Flashback: Man injured when horse team runs off, 100 years ago

100 years ago April 24, 1919 — Injured in Runaway F. A. Hayes, who lives … Read more

Offbeat Oregon: Riot at Portland saloon led to charges … but not against rioters

Note: This column is part three in a four-part series on the Portland temperance riots … Read more

Health Hub: Getting better posture

There is one “exercise” you can do that doesn’t require a gym, piece or equipment … Read more

Pet of the week: Gernsey

Meet Gernsey, an older mixed-breed puppy who arrived at BrightSide under-socialized and fearful of humans. … Read more

Flashback: Civilian Conservation Corps 50 years ago

100 years ago April 17, 1919 — Bend Opposes Rail Extension to Klamath At the … Read more

Offbeat Oregon: Stubborn saloonkeeper refused to play nice with temperance crusaders

This column is part two in a four-part series on the Portland temperance riots of … Read more

Hutchins: A tour of Lakeside, Mexico

From Jocotepec to Mezcala — a quick trip from our lakeside hideaway. With a goodly … Read more

Pet of the week: Boris

Meet Boris, a shy but sweet black and white cat about 5 years old. Boris … Read more

From the archives: ‘Hometown feel’ at Honey and Pine

Note: This story ran in the Spokesman Aug. 23, 2017. We are posting it online … Read more

Central Christian School presents musical Annie Jr.

It may feel like “a hard knock life,” but Central Christian School’s cast of Annie … Read more

Flashback: Oregon reaches 75,000 cars, 100 years ago

100 years ago April 10, 1919 — Autos in Oregon will number 75,000 From the … Read more

Offbeat Oregon: Portland’s “Temperance War of 1874”: The backstory

Note: This column is part one in a four-part series on the Portland temperance riots … Read more

Pet of the week: Manning

Meet Manning, an affectionate and endearing 6-year-old Siberian Husky mix looking for his perfect home. … Read more

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