Part of 39th Street to close: A section of SW 39th Street near Ridgeview High will close from July 16 until Nov. 8 while work is completed on water and sewer lines, as well as widening and repaving the road, according to Bend-based Jack Robinson & Sons Inc. SW 39th Street will be closed between SW Coyote Lane to the north and SW Elkhorn Avenue to the south, while Elkhorn will be limited to local traffic east of SW Canal Boulevard.


Redmond native earns Iowa State dean’s list: Erin Cork of Redmond was recently named to the spring dean’s list at Iowa State University in Ames, according to a news release. The achievement in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the Ames school requires a 3.5 grade-point average for the term for students enrolled in 12 credit hours.

New Priorities Receives Grant from High School Students: Students in the Community 101 class at Cascades Academy in Bend have awarded a grant to New Priorities Family Services, a non-profit mental health and alcohol and drug outpatient treatment program in Redmond, according to a news release from the school. Students in the class, which focused on community involvement, volunteering and grant-making, raised $1,500 and received $2,500 from Oregon Community Foundation to give to community organizations. The students decided to focus on organizations that address mental health needs in the community and received grant applications from eight organizations, ultimately choosing New Priorities and KIDS Center, in Bend, as the grant recipients. Community 101 is a classroom based program that is used throughout Oregon. For more info, visit:


Rebound names new physical therapist: Physical therapist Doniel Hagee recently started at Rebound Physical Therapy’s Fourth Street clinic in Redmond, according to a news release. The Yakima native earned a bachelor’s degree in sports medicine and a doctorate in physical therapy from Eastern Washington University. She has worked in the outpatient orthopedic environment in Whatcom County, Washington, for the last 14 years. There, she helped a clinic expand its practice from one clinic to seven and was an athletic trainer for the Bellingham Bulldogs semi-pro football team.


Airman with Redmond ties graduates basic training: Air Force Airman Brianna L. Hamill, who has family in Redmond, recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas, according to a news release. She completed an eight-week program that includes training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. She also earned four credit hours toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Hamill is the niece of Jamie L. Hamill-Kanski of Redmond.