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Mayor presents annual message
Redmond Mayor George Endicott presented his annual State of the City message April 15 at Juniper Golf Club. His message was one of sustained business growth and city expansion. For more see this week’s Spokesman.
Boys tennis teams sport young roster
Brett Blundell, Ridgeview first singles player returns the ball in a match with Mountain View. For more boys tennis see this week’s Spokesman
"Lucky Stiff," Redmond Proficiency Academy production
Molly Williams sings as Dominique du Monaco during Redmond Proficiency Academy Performing Arts' production of "Lucky Stiff," at RPA's west campus, April 18. The production is a musical comedy about a man who receives a large inheritance from his deceased uncle but will only receive it if he completes outrageous tasks his uncle left on his will -- one of which is taking his uncle's taxidermied body to Monte Carlo. The production will run again April 23 and 24, admission is $5 for students and $8 for general admission.
Ridgeview softball rolls
Senior Hanna George takes the throw from pitcher Sara McKinney for an out at first base during Ridgeview's game with Summit, April 8. George had two hits with two RBIs in the game. Ridgeview won 11-1 in five innings. Ridgeview is 10-1 on the season and ranked first. For more sports see the Spokesman Sports Page.
Middle School students look at a variety of careers
Former Redmond school superintendent Elton Gregory kicked off events at the school named in his honor April 10. More than 1,200 students at Redmond’s two middle schools listened to presentations at career days at their respective schools. See the April 15 Spokesman for more.
Tennis is a net plus for Redmond and Ridgeview girls
Riley Hanks returns a ball during a recent match at Ridgeview High School. The Ravens had a turnout of 20 this season and Redmond High welcomed 20 girls to the courts for the 2015 tennis season. See the Spokesman Sports for more sports news.
Wilma Anne Patrick, of Redmond
Dec. 13, 1927 - April 6, 2015
Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the family. Please sign our online guest book at www.redmondmemorial.com 541-548-3219.
Services: Celebration of life was held at on April 11, 2015 at Redmond Assembly of God, 1865 W. Antler Ave., Redmond.
Contributions may be made to: Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or Operation Blessings International, 977 Centerville Turnpike, Virginia Beach, VA 23463, 757-226-3401.
William "Bill" Duane Owen, of Redmond
April 3, 1928 - April 5, 2015
Services: Graveside Services 11:AM at Gray Butte Cemetery, Jefferson County. Followed by a Celebration of Bill's Life at the VFW Hall 1836 SW Veterans Way, Redmond, Oregon.
Contributions may be made to: BrightSide Animal Center, 1355 NE Hemlock Ave., Redmond, Oregon 97756.
Kenney, of Madras
May 15, 1926 - April 4, 2015
Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend is honored to serve the family. 541-382-0903 www.bairdmortuaries.com
Services: A private Memorial Service will be held in Portland, Oregon for family and close friends at a later date.
Contributions may be made to: American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org) Humane Society (www.hsco.org)
Ronald "Ron" Kay Ames, of Redmond
Feb. 3, 1952 - April 2, 2015
Services: A private gathering of family and friends will take place at a later date.
Contributions may be made to: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Donor Services, P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202, www.lls.org
Roger LeVern Chase, of Crooked River Ranch
Sept. 6, 1924 - April 7, 2015
Services: Graveside Service: at Lone Oak Cemetery, 3rd Avenue and Fern Ridge Road, Stayton, OR.
Thomas Ronald Acord, of Redmond
Mar. 16, 1951 - April 8, 2015
Services: A Memorial Service was held Monday, April 13, 2015 at 9:00 AM at the Redmond Grange, located at 707 SW Kalama Avenue in Redmond, OR.
RAPRD looks to upgrade Tetherow Crossing Park
The house at Tetherow Crossing Park in Redmond is believed to be the oldest standing house in Deschutes County. Redmond Area Park and Recreation District hopes to raise funds to refurbish the original core of the house and add a classroom. See the April 8 Spokesman for the details.