2.26.2015

Feb. 25, 2015 Edition

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2.25.2015

Feb. 25, 2015 Correction

Redmond Proficiency Academy Open House Extravaganza is Tuesday March 3 and its Community Resource Fair is Thursday March 5. The dates were incorrectly reported in the Spokesman. The Spokesman regrets the errors.

Feb. 25, 2015 Preview

Here's a preview of the Feb. 25, 2015 Redmond Spokesman. 

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Ridgeview High School Presents Hamlet


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Alexander Palacios plays Prince Hamlet in a production of Shakespeare’s play at Ridgeview High School Feb. 26-28, and will be held again March 6-7. See the complete story on Page 1 of this week’s Redmond Spokesman.


Equestrian Teams begin season


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Ridgeview and Redmond high schools started their equestrian season last week. Ridgeview placed second in the team standings. See the story on Page 3 of this week’s Spokesman.


Basketball teams qualify for state tournament play-in games




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Connor Manselle goes up for a shot during Ridgeview’s 57-54 win over Ridgeview. Feb. 24. Both Ridgeview’s boys and girls basketball teams have qualified for a play-in game to their state basketball tournaments. See Sports Page 4.

Feb. 25, 2015 Obituaries

Kathy Freeman, of Culver
July 28, 1955 - Feb. 14, 2015
Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend is honored to serve the family. 541-382-0903 www.bairdmortuaries.com
Services: A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2015, at 1:00 PM, at Culver Christian Church, located at 501 W. 4th Avenue in Culver. A Gaveside Service will be held at Sunset Heights Memorial Gardens in Tillamook at a later date.
Contributions may be made to: Partners In Care 2075 NE Wyatt Court Bend, Oregon 97701 www.partnersbend.org

Victor "Michael" Lyle Hobbs, of Redmond
May 10, 1951, Dec. 15, 2014
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485) www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: A Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 4:30 pm at Dayspring Christian Center,  located at 7801 NW 7th St., Terrebonne, OR 97760.
Contributions may be made to: Operation Smile 3641 Faculty Boulevard Virginia Beach, VA 23453 www.operationsmile.org

Gloria Jean McGuire, of Redmond
Aug. 4, 1926 - Feb. 17, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals- Redmond (541-504-9485) www.autumnfunerals.net

Duane Oren Shuey
Feb. 24, 1933 - Feb. 12, 2015
“As for me, I will see Your face in righteousness; I will be satisfied when I awake in Your likeness.” -- Psalm 17:15
Duane Shuey went to be with his Lord on February 12, 2015. He passed away peacefully at home with both of his daughters by his side. Because of his faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, we can rejoice, knowing that he is in the presence of the Lord, and “we don’t grieve as those who have no hope,” as the scriptures say.
He is also survived by a brother and two sisters. His remains will be returned to Polson, Montana, the birthplace that he loved. The family is also planning a full military service, to be held at a future date.

2.19.2015

Feb. 18, 2015 Edition

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2.18.2015

Feb. 18, 2015 Obituaries

Dyann J. (Dyer) Ewers, of Culver
Nov. 25, 1948 - Feb. 1, 2015
Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend is honored to serve the family. 541-382-0903  www.bairdmortuaries.com
Services: A Celebration of Life will be held in Portland on Feb. 21, from 3 to 5 p.m., at Canton Grill, located at 2610 SE 82nd Avenue. Another Celebration of Life will be held in Culver on Feb. 28. Please contact the family for more details.
Contributions may be made to: Help the family with expenses would be greatly appreciated.

Elizabeth "Bette" Maye Bentley, of Madras
July 5, 1932 - Feb. 13, 2015
Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend is honored to serve the family. 541-382- 0903  www.bairdmortuaries.com
Services: Services will be held at a later date.
Contributions may be made to: Partners In Care 2075 NE Wyatt Court Bend, Oregon 97701 www.partnersbend.org

Julia M. Nyars, of Redmond
Nov. 4, 1923 - Feb. 10, 2015
Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel. Please sign our guest book at www.redmondmemorial.com 541-548-3219
Services: Services have been held.
Contributions may be made to: Hospice of Redmond, 732 SW 23rd Street, Redmond OR 97756; 541-548-7483

James Albert Grant, of Redmond
May 10, 1972 - Feb. 5, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals - Redmond (541-504-9485) www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: A Celebration of Life took place Sunday, Feb. 15, at 1 - 4 p.m. at Riverbend Brewing Sports Pub, located in Bend, Oregon.

Jon Michael Yeakey, II, of Redmond
Mar. 26, 1970 - Feb. 11, 2015
Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend is honored to serve the family. 541-382-0903  www.bairdmortuaries.com
Services: A Private Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

John Marcus Marlowe, II, of Redmond
April 27, 1956 - Feb. 2, 2015
Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend is honored to serve the family. 541-382-0903  www.bairdmortuaries.com
Services: No services are planned at this time.

Doris Evelyn Stowe, of Redmond
Jan. 20, 1923 - Feb. 9, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals - Redmond (541-504-9485) www.autumnfunerals.net
Services: A Celebration of a Life Lived will take place at a later date.

Robert Joseph Collins, of Redmond
May 29, 1924 - Feb. 6, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals - Redmond (541-504-9485) www.autumnfunerals.net

Duane Oren Shuey, of Redmond
Feb. 24, 1933 - Feb. 12, 2015
Arrangements: Autumn Funerals - Redmond (541-504-9485) www.autumnfunerals.net

Kathryn Vester (Stufflebeem)
Dec. 17, 1955 - Feb. 7, 2015

Kathryn Vester of Redmond passed peacefully surrounded by her loved ones at Partners in Care Hospice House on Feb. 7, 2015. Kathryn was 59.
Kathryn was born in Palaski Co., Missouri on Dec.17, 1955 to Donald and Barbara Stufflebeem.
In 1973, she married Douglas Vester and together they had two children. She was married to Doug until his passing in 1988.
Kathryn worked as a veterinary technician for many years before taking a position with St. Charles Family Care in Redmond. Kathryn was always described as kind, caring, and beautiful inside as well as out. Her clever wit and sense of humor carried through until the very end.
Kathryn is survived by her daughter, Danielle Hadley (spouse Tim Hadley); her son, Tim Vester; a sister, Erin Clegg; and two beloved grandchildren, Brody and Taylyn.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Chuck Stufflebeem and sister, Tamra Stufflebeem.
There will be no formal ceremony. Instead, a small graveside placement will be held on Wednesday February 18, at 11:00 a.m. at Deschutes Memorial Gardens, who is also in charge of the arrangements.

2.17.2015

Feb. 18, 2015 Preview

Below is a preview of the stories in the Feb. 18, 2015 edition of the Redmond Spokesman Newspaper. Make sure to pick up a copy tomorrow to read the full stories. 


Front Page



The City of Redmond is rehabilitating the Evergreen building for use as the city hall. The building's history is highlighted this week, as well as some memories from alumni and faculty. Find the story in this week's Spokesman, front and center. 



Sports

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Basketball, Wrestling, Swimming in Sports

Ridgeview girls continued to play tough defense in a loss to Bend last week. The Ridgview girls travel to Mountain View Friday. Sports continued at a torrid pace in Redmond with 14 wrestlers from Redmond High Schools qualifying for the state wrestling tournament and Redmond basketball teams contending for playoff berths. See sports, page 3, in the Feb. 18 Spokesman.





Business



The owners of Dynacore Fitness are taking their gym to the next level. They have seen enough growth in the past three years to move to a larger space, on Veterans Way across the street from the Veterans on Foreign Wars outpost. Read about their story and the unique way they help Redmond citizens stay in shape in this week's Spokesman.