A community newspaper committed to local news, the Spokesman has been serving northern Deschutes County in Oregon for more than 100 years. We celebrated our centennial in 2010, the same year as the city of Redmond!
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.
Services: Celebration of life was held at11:00amon 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.
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.
Attendees of the 7th Stars in the Sagebrush award and fundraiser celebration prepare for dinner during the biennial event at St. Thomas Academy, Feb. 28. Redmond Education Foundation, a non-profit staffed by a volunteer board, hosted the event, which honored Redmond citizens who work toward bettering Redmond’s education programs. Teachers, business owners and volunteers attended, and there was also live and silent auction, dinner, and music performed by the Ridgeview High School Band. “Its a rewarding night for the recipients of awards and I think the Redmond education community enjoys seeing their own honored for their service to the Redmond community,” said Allan Hudson, president of the Redmond Education Foundation. The proceeds of the auction, which accrued more than $15,000 during the 2013 event, go toward supporting students and the Redmond education community.
Redmond High School golfer Jordan Christiansen scopes out a putt during during a tournament last week at Eagle Crest.. Redmond High School and Ridgeview are rebuilding their boys golf teams this season. See the Spokesman sports page for the full story.