News

RDM Holds TSA PreCheck Enrollment Event: Redmond Municipal Airport will enroll passengers in the TSA PreCheck expedited screening program weekdays from March 11-29. TSA PreCheck travelers are pre-screened low-risk travelers and do not need to remove liquids, laptops, light outerwear or belts during security screening, according to a press release from the airport. People interested in applying for the program may enroll by visiting www.identogo.com/precheck and filling out an application to make an appointment for the Redmond airport screening. The application process must be completed in person at the time of the appointment in the main terminal of the Redmond airport, between the gift shop and the west airport entrance, with the required $85 fee (payable by credit card, money order or certified check) proof of identity and U.S. citizen documentation (such as a passport, birth certificate or driver’s license) and fingerprinting for a background check. The Redmond airport is currently a limited PreCheck checkpoint. For more information contact IdentoGO Customer Service at 844-321-2124.

Road Closure: SW Metolius Avenue will be closed between SW 23rd and SW 27th streets from Feb. 11 at 7am until April 5 for utility and road improvements. Traffic will be detoured south to SW Obsidian Avenue. Local access will be from SW 27th Street. For more information, contact Rickabaugh Construction, LLC at 541-323-5406.

Events

Ready Set Go! Transitioning to Kindergarten: FACT Oregon will hold a training for families and professionals on the transition to kindergarten for children with disabilities from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Redmond Early Learning Center, 2105 W. Antler Ave. The training is free for families and $25 for professionals and others needing a certificate. Childcare and dinner are provided. To register for childcare contact 541-548-8559. For more information, contact 503-786-6082.

Sensory friendly showing of The Lego Movie 2: Central Oregon Disability Support Network is sponsoring a showing of The Lego Movie 2 at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Redmond Cinema for people with sensory sensitivity. The movie will run with lights slightly up, the sound turned down and no previews will be shown. For this showing, gluten-free, casein free snacks will be permitted from outside the theater. Tickets are $7 for children and $8 for ages 12 and older and are available at the theater. For more information, contact 541-548-8559.

Education

“GETTING STARTED” AT COCC: Central Oregon Community College is offering a “Getting Started” presentation on enrollment, financial aid and academic support for prospective students at 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Redmond Campus, Building 1, Room 128. For more information or to register, contact 541-504-2900.

COCC INFO SESSION ON HEALTH PROGRAMS: Central Oregon Community College’s Redmond campus will hold an information session on its Allied Health programs from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday , in Building 3, Room 306. The health programs covered will include dental assisting, massage therapy, medical assistant, pharmacy technician and veterinary technician. Reservations are not required. For more information, contact 541-383-7420

COCC HOSTS NURSING PROGRAM OVERVIEW: Central Oregon Community College’s Redmond campus will hold a nursing program overview from 9-10 a.m. Tuesday, in Building 3, Room 306. Reservations are not required. For more information, contact 541-318-3741.

Redmond student named to Gonzaga dean’s list: Nicholas Nelson of Redmond has been named to the fall 2018 semester dean’s list at Gonzaga University in Spokane. The achievement requires a grade-point-average of between 3.5 and 3.84.

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