Juniper Golf Course

The View Restaurant & Lounge
Juniper Golf Course was rated by Golf Digest as the Best Municipal Course in Oregon for 2009. This accompanies the 2008 and 2009 four star award from Golf Digest as one of America’s Best Places to Play. It makes “Juniper” Central Oregon’s must play golf course. You will find four distinct tee boxes to enjoy the par 72, John Harbottle designed layout amid the high desert terrain of Central Oregon. Bring your camera to capture the stunning views of the snow-capped Cascade peaks and abundant wildlife we share throughout the course. Afterward, relax in our clubhouse designed to take in the panoramic view of the Cascade Mountain Range, as well as the golf course. As you enjoy dinner or your favorite beverage, you will understand why Juniper calls its restaurant, “The View”.

“There’s a lot of challenge to it, but I think it’ll be very playable for the aver age player. This is a thinking person’s course ... it’s not just a grip and rip it.” – John Harbottle III, Designer

“This is r eally Redmond’s biggest public park. I think we’ re giving the city of Redmond and Central Oregon a real jewel to have fun on.” – Alan Unger, Former Mayor

1938 SW Elkhorn • Redmond, Oregon 548-8198 Clubhouse • 548-3121 Pro Shop
Directions: Go east on Yew Avenue exit. Pass the railroad tracks. Turn south on 19th to Elkhorn Avenue.

ometimes it pays to be the new kid on the block. Youthful Redmond, only 100 years old in 2010, was the last of Central Oregon’s major communities to incorporate. After more than a decade of meteoric growth, we’ve settled into a healthy gradual upward trend in population increases and are enjoying being the hub city of the region. Redmond is the geographic heart of Central Oregon, nearly equidistant from the Ochoco Mountains and Prineville Reservoir, prime fly-fishing spots


Did you know?
Redmond: 25,800 Deschutes County: 170,705
Source: PSU Population Research Center, 2009

on the Metolius River, the dramatic lava fields south of Bend, and the hot springs at the Warm Springs Indian Reservation. Early settlers in Redmond were attracted by the area’s climate and potential; the coming of irrigation

canals and the railroad caused a flood of newcomers soon after the turn of the 20th century. We began as an agricultural community, centered around farming, ranching and natural resource industries such as lumber mills. We’ve grown to include a first-class airport and expo center, light industrial and manufacturing facilities and technology-based businesses. Redmond is a community that is constantly reinventing itself, striving to remain true to its roots while being open to change and reinvigoration.

Leslie Pugmire Hole/Spokesman

Only a few short decades ago, Redmond held no more than 3,000 people. Today, even with 10 times that many residents, it still maintains a small-town appeal.

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Table of contents
Welcome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 Local History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Buckaroo Breakfast. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Redmond Flag Committee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Downtown. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 City Government . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Redmond Area Park and Recreation District . . . . . . . . .10 Outdoor Recreation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Clubs and Civic Groups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Golf Courses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Youth Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 Parks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 Seniors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 Humane Society of Redmond . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24 Higher Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25 Official Stuff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26 Emergency Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27 City Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28 Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30 Medical . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 Youth Organizations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Redmond School District . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34 Dry Canyon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 Assistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38 Arts and Culture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40 OSU Extension . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41 Transportation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41 You Oughta Know . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43 Smith Rock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .46 Cline Falls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50 Peter Skene Ogden Viewpoint . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50 Calendar of Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51 Churches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .53 Climate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55
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Brian Hole/for the Spokesman

Anyone who views Central Oregon — and its iconic Monkey Face rock formation — from the top of Smith Rock will not soon forget it.

The heart of Central Oregon

About this publication: The Welcome to Redmond Guide is produced by the staff of the Redmond Spokesman, 226 N.W. Sixth St., Redmond, OR 97756 E-mail address: news@redmondspokesman .com Mailing address: P.O. Box 788, Redmond, OR 97756 Phone: 541-548-2184. Fax: 541-548-3203 Contributing writers and staff: Gary G. Newman, Trish Pinkerton, Nancy Povey, Leslie Pugmire Hole; design by Lara Milton

Local History
s the calendar begins the second decade of the 21st century, Redmond and surrounding areas are looking back to the beginning of the 20th century, when settlement began in earnest.

In 1904, North Dakota schoolteachers Frank and Josephine Redmond and their daughter, Lucile, moved to Central Oregon (after a stop in Wasco) and, at the suggestion of Deschutes Irrigation and Power Company officials, pitched their tent next to the right of way for the company’s under-construction


irrigation canal and near a projected rail line, on land just northeast of today’s downtown. A couple of years later, water began flowing through the canal, a townsite was platted and Col. W.A. Belcher began selling real estate from what is now the heart of downtown — Southwest Sixth Street and Evergreen Avenue. By July 6, 1910, the little community boasted 216 residents and became an incorporated city. One hundred years later, the city of more than 25,000 residents is celebrating its centennial. The much-anticipated railroad

came through town in 1911, assuring the town’s survival. The High Desert community grew in fits and starts over the decades. Over the years, Redmond has been a potato production and shipping center, a hub for turkey raising and home to several wood-product mills. Today, resorts in the area draw tourists and an abundance of industrial land has lured a variety of businesses, big and small. Foresight by early residents made Redmond home to Central Oregon’s regional airport and the Deschutes County Fair (and today’s modern exposition center).
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Spokesman file photo

Redmond’s annual Potato Festival (1958-70) celebrated the strong ties between agriculture and the community.

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Local History
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Terrebonne, five miles north of Redmond, began its existence as Hillman — a combination of the names of James Hill and E.H. Harriman, two railroad magnates who raced to lay track into Central Oregon. But in early 1911, about the time the tracks arrived, a prominent real estate developer in the area who was named Hillman brought disgrace to the name so, after a brief stint as Smith Rock, townsfolk changed the name to Terrebonne, French for “good earth.” For about 15 years, Terrebonne had a thriving commercial district (including five saloons in 1914) but in the mid-1920s, as improved roads and better vehicles made travel easier, business migrated to Redmond. In recent years, however, Terrebonne has seen a resurgence and is home to restaurants, banks, a supermarket and hardware store.


Terrebonne began its existence as Hillman — a combination of the names of James Hill and E.H. Harriman, two railroad magnates who raced to lay track into Central Oregon. Crooked River Ranch

has evolved into a permanent community of about 5,000 residents. In addition to the nearly 10,000 one- to five-acre lots, the ranch has a golf course and small commercial district. The original ranch site was purchased by a Texas oilman named Gates in 1910, and his former main ranch house now hosts the Crooked River Ranch senior center. In 2009, Powell Butte, an unincorporated agricultural community halfway between Redmond and Prineville, marked the 100th anniversary of the establishment its post office in 1909. In 1907, Powell Butte’s handful of residents had built a school for the area’s seven schoolchildren. Early residents raised sheep for wool. When water reached the area in 1908, agriculture, particularly potatoes, boomed. While the potato no longer is king, Powell Butte continues to lure residents who enjoy rural life.
The entertainment was downhome and the decor decidedly spudcentered during Redmond’s annual Potato Festival. Potatoes also were big in Powell Butte after water reached the area in 1908.
Spokesman file photo

Powell Butte

Crooked River Ranch, about seven miles west of Terrebonne, sprung up as a community nearly 40 years ago. Bill McPherson purchased the former working cattle ranch in 1971 to develop a recreational home site community. Since then, the ranch

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Central Oregon

Family Medicine
C e n t r a l O r e g o n Fa m i l y M e d i c i n e p r o v i d e s h i g h - q u a l i t y , patient-responsive medical care to those patients who entrust their health to our practitioners.
Realizing that Family Medicine encompasses a broad and dynamic discipline, our practitioners maintain their level of competence by participating in continuing medical education designed to keep abreast of the advances constantly being made in the study of medicine. To better serve our patients, specialists from Bend Dermatology Clinic, Neurology of Bend, Optima Foot and Ankle and Endocrinology NW are located adjacent to our facility. Central Oregon Family Medicine opens at 8:00 AM, Monday through Friday. We also offer same-day appointments. The practitioners, nurses and support staff at Central Oregon Family Medicine will do their best to meet the expectations of their patients.

Lisa Gladden, FNP Dr. Mark J. Hughes, D.O. Dr. Bruce McElroy, MD

541-923-0119 •

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Buckaroo Breakfast


nce you join the Buckaroo Breakfast crew, its volunteers like to joke, you’re in it for life. It may seem to many that Redmond’s cowboy-style breakfast feed has been around forever, but in fact it was begun in 1944, as a unique community fundraiser: All monies are put back into the event, to maintain equipment and buy materials for the next year. In fact, the Buckaroo Breakfast has no function other than to bring people together. Every year, a loosely organized band of volunteers, headed by their Top Hand, begins planning a breakfast to feed upwards of 2,000 people on the last morning of the county fair. More than 100 volunteer crew members, including entire families and expatriates who return to Redmond just for the

The Buckaroo Breakfast crew cooks cowboy-style pan bread over an open fire every year during the traditional Redmond event that feeds upwards of 2,000 people.
Leslie Pugmire Hole/ Spokesman

occasion, show up on the day of the event to prepare the Westernthemed breakfast of flapjacks, pan bread, eggs and meat — all cooked over an open flame. A few things have changed over the years — sausage and bacon

replaced steaks, and during the war years coffee drinkers had to bring their own sugar due to rationing — but for legions of Redmondites, the Buckaroo Breakfast is their connection to home.

Redmond Flag Committee
t was the sight of a long stretch of American flags on Redmond streets, a welcome-home event for some Desert Storm soldiers in 1991, that inspired a group of citizens to form the Redmond Flag Committee. Within eight years, the group had “sold” more than 700 flags: each four-by-six flag is sponsored by an individual or organization and embroidered with a name, usually that of a veteran. Today, the committee, with assistance from a variety of civic groups, puts up more than 1,000 flags on seven major display days (sometimes
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Leslie Pugmire Hole/Spokesman

Redmond was named “Flag City USA” by the U.S. Congress.

more often, such as when a fallen soldier is brought home). Hauling that many wooden poles out of a trailer, unfurling 24 square feet of red, white and blue polyester and finding an open hole

in the concrete sidewalk at 6 a.m. is not an easy task, nor is showing up 12 hours later to do the same thing in reverse. The group is always looking for new members. It can take as little as an hour to blanket the city in flags if a nice-size group shows up, but it can take hours if there are just a few volunteers. In addition to flag display days, the committee holds occasional work days for flag maintenance and clearing out display holes. To find out more, visit the Redmond Flag Committee website,

isitors to Redmond’s downtown core in years past might not recognize it, so numerous have the changes been over the past several years. Roadbed reconstruction and sidewalk improvements on Fifth and Sixth streets, building facade upgrades, improved signage and niceties such as historic light poles, banners and flowers have added an ambiance to the city’s downtown never seen before. A highway reroute for through traffic has enabled Fifth and Sixth streets to become our main streets once more. Eye-catching gateways have been placed at the north, west, and south of the city center, as well as in the core, where in 2009 a decorative arch was erected on Sixth Street between Deschutes and Evergreen avenues, and instantly became an iconic image for the city. Centennial Park, featuring an interactive water feature, opened across from city hall just in time for the city’s centennial celebration. In addition to the fountain, the park has green spaces, a shade pavilion, a walk-up cafe and a fireplace. Several of Redmond’s most significant historical buildings downtown have undergone major renovations in recent years, including the New Redmond Hotel, the First National Bank, the Atkinson building, and the former Davidson Meat Market. Even more are taking advantage of a grant program to fix up their facades. Downtown Redmond is still fairly diverse, as traditional city center shopping districts were and continue to be. City hall, the visitor’s center and police station, as well as our branch library, call downtown home. Topping off the civic selections are restaurants of every type, bookstores, barbershops and hair salons, banks, art galleries, a music store, a hardware and sporting goods store, a nightclub — and the list goes on. Efforts continue to recruit and support downtown businesses, to ensure residents and visitors have a complement to our big-box shopping choices in other sections of town.
Redmond’s historic blocks downtown have been refurbished recently, with features including new roadways and sidewalks, outdoor tables and upgraded store facades.
Leslie Pugmire Hole/ Spokesman

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City Government
edmond’s city government turned 100 in 2010, with the centennial of its incorporation on July 6, 1910. The city of Redmond is run by a city manager who implements the policies and goals of the sevenmember city council. The council is composed of a mayor, who serves a two-year term, and six councilors, who serve staggered four-year terms. The city council’s regular meetings are at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month in the council chambers, 777 S.W. Deschutes Ave. The meetings are televised live on Bendbroadband cable channel 11 and rebroadcast at 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays and at 1 p.m. Sundays. Councilors also meet at 6:45 a.m. on council-meeting Tuesdays for agenda review, and at 6:45 a.m. on some first and third Tuesdays of the month for workshops on upcoming topics. All are public meetings and agendas are posted on the Internet. The city has several commissions and committees that rely on volunteers: Redmond Urban Area Planning Commission — Seven members; meets at a minimum the first and third Mondays of each month. A quasi-judicial body, the planning commission conducts public hearings on proposed developments and other land use issues, and develops land use codes and regulations that it recommends to the city council for implementation. Information: 541-923-7718. Parks Commission — Seven members; meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. The commission is involved in parks master planning, prioritizing park projects, setting objectives for park facilities and evaluating citizen requests for special park uses, as well as planning the process for acquisition of park land to meet the community’s needs. Information: 541-504-2010. Redmond Commission for Art in Public Places — Nine members; meets the third Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. The commission’s purpose is to introduce the arts into public locations and situations to create a unique sense of place and enhance community identity. Information: 541-923-7756. Redmond Historical Commission — Seven members; meets the second Wednesday of each month, 2 p.m. at the Redmond Museum, 529 S.W. Seventh St. The commission is dedicated to preserving and sharing Redmond’s history. Information: 541-504-3038. Redmond Development Commission — The commission meets the fourth Thursday of the month, usually in the late afternoon, to develop an economic development strategy for the city. Information: 541-923-7761 Downtown Urban Renewal Advisory Committee — Nine members; meets the second Monday of each month at 5 p.m. at Redmond Fire and Rescue, 341 N.W. Dogwood Ave. The committee advises the Urban Renewal Agency board on projects, policies, and planning for downtown development. Information: 541-923-7756

City of Redmond
City Hall: 716 S.W. Evergreen Ave.; 541-923-7710

Redmond City Hall got a facelift during the city’s centennial year, returning the building to its Art Deco roots.
Trish Pinkerton/Spokesman

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City Government
City Manager David Brandt, 541-923-7711 David Brandt started work as Redmond’s city manager in September 2009, coming from Alameda, Calif., where he was assistant city manager. Brandt has a bachelor’s degree from the University of CaliforniaLos Angeles, a law degree from University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master’s in urban planning from the University of Michigan. Assistant City Manager/Director of Human Resources and Risk Management Sharon Harris, 541-923-7738 City Recorder Kelly Morse, 541-923-7751 Community Development City Engineer Mike Caccavano, 541-504-2011 Finance/Budget Manager Jason Neff, 541-923-7729 Roberts Field-Redmond Municipal Airport Manager Carrie Novick, 541-504-3496 Redmond Fire and Rescue Chief Tim Moor, 541-504-5000
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City arborist Rick Torassa, right, helps young volunteers plant a tree in a city park. Redmond has been designated a Tree City, USA.

Police Chief Ron Roberts, 541-504-3400 Public Works Director Chris Doty, 541-504-2000 The city website provides information on services, departments and officials, complete with downloadable forms and links to many area organizations.

Director Heather Richards, 541-923-7756 Building Official Gary Lampella, 541-923-7717

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Redmond Area Park and Recreation District
edmond Area Park and Recreation District (RAPRD) operates Cascade Swim Center and several parks in the Redmond area. The special taxing district, which includes the communities of Redmond, Terrebonne and Tumalo, is managed by Executive Director Katie Hammer, under the direction of a five-member elected board of directors. The board meets at 6:30 a.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the swim center, 465 S.W. Rimrock Way.

Park and Rec District
465 S.W. Rimrock Way 541-548-7275

Lower Bridge Way, is a naturally protected area bordering the Deschutes River at Lower Bridge. The area offers nature and hiking trails, a picnic area, fishing, swimming and wildlife viewing. Cascade Swim Center, 465 S.W. Rimrock Way, features a 25meter pool, sand volleyball court, basketball courts, horseshoe pits, picnic and park areas, and a spray park. Out-of-district fees apply to visitors from outside the greater Redmond area. The pool number is 541-548-6066.

The district handles reservations for city parks for large-scale events such as family reunions, weddings and company picnics, as well as managing a number of parks and recreational facilities of its own: Borden Beck Wildlife Preserve, five miles west of Terrebonne on

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Cascade Swim Center features a 25-yard pool, a wading pool and a splash park.

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Park and Rec District
The High Desert Sports Complex (HDSC), located at 1859 N.E. Maple, off of Negus Way, features four softball fields, soccer fields, a BMX bike track and a remote-controlled airplane landing strip. The complex also has restrooms and a concession stand. Tetherow Crossing, on the Deschutes River northwest of Redmond, has a pioneer cabin, a historic river ford, trees, lawn, wildlife, and a walking trail along the river.
Recreational programs, like this co-ed softball team, are offered by RAPRD year-round.
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Pharmacy! More than a ion t $4.00 Prescrip is Compounding What ?

ssion Statement Mi
Mike Edmondson, R. Ph., and the friendly staff at Redmond Pharmacy & Compounding Center’s mission is to provide patients with superior quality pharmaceutical care unmatched in the industry. Redmond Pharmacy & Compounding Center is focused on the individuality of each

Compounding combines an ageless art with the latest medical knowledge and state-of-the-art technology, allowing specially trained professionals to prepare customized medications to meet each patient’s specific needs. Compounding is fundamental to the profession of pharmacy and was a standard means of providing prescription medications before drugs began to be produced in mass quantities

by pharmaceutical manufacturers. The demand for professional compounding has increased as healthcare professionals and patients realize that the limited number of strengths and dosage forms that are commercially available do not meet the needs of many patients, and that these patients often have a better response to a customized dosage form that is “just what the doctor ordered”.

patient’s need. Our goals are early intervention and chronic disease state management tailored to the needs of each patient. With an emphasis on health and wellness, we will offer patients a unique array of innovative products and services from a caring staff.

Pharmacy & Compounding Center
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Outdoor Recreation
edmond sits in a mother lode of recreational possibilities. There are riches of recreation in all directions and recreation is, in many senses, Central Oregon’s gold. That translates into miles and miles of sun and fun. The possibilities are almost limitless, with the Ochoco Mountains to the east, the Cascades to the west, the lower Deschutes River, Lake Billy Chinook and Smith Rock State Park to the north. To the south lie the Newberry Volcanic National Monument, the Cascade High Lakes and the upper Deschutes. What’s in between? How about dozens of golf courses, Cline Buttes recreation area, more of the Deschutes River and a number of equestrian venues? Redmond is the home of a very busy chapter of the Oregon Hunters


Association (www.redmondoha .com) that has been active in wildlife habitat enhancement. They continue working on a multi-year project to enhance wildlife habitat on Murderer’s Creek off the South Fork of the John Day River. Fly fishers will enjoy the Metolius River west of Sisters and the Crooked River below Prineville Reservoir, as well as the lower Deschutes and such Cascade lakes as Hosmer, renowned for its population of Atlantic salmon. Lake Billy Chinook provides ample space for fishing as well as water skiing and other aquatic sports, as does Prineville Reservoir to the east, which is known for its bass fishing. There are many hiking opportunities in Central Oregon, including easy walks along the Deschutes River or into some of the Cascade lakes, like Todd

Lake near Mount Bachelor. There is also a nice easy trail around Suttle Lake near the Santiam Pass. Plenty of wilderness hiking is also available in the Three Sisters and Mount Jefferson Wilderness areas in the Cascades and the Mill Creek Wilderness east of Prineville in the Ochoco Mountains. Central Oregon is renowned for its skiing and snowboarding and Mt. Bachelor, about 22 miles southwest of Bend, is a top destination ski resort. Hoodoo ski area on the Santiam Pass offers a hill full of fun runs for skiers and snowboarders at a much cheaper rate. Both ski mountains offer groomed Nordic trails and there are a number of areas, most notably the Virginia Meisner area on the road to Mt. Bachelor, that offer miles of trails and a warming hut for the price of a small donation.

Photos by Leslie Pugmire Hole/Spokesman

Mt. Bachelor and Hoodoo ski resorts offer a wealth of winter recreation, both within an hour’s drive of Redmond. Smith Rock State Park is lined with hiking trails, both easy and challenging.

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A Dentist whose specialty is YOU!

Even after many years of practice, Dr. John Pavlicek still declares, “I love dentistry!” What he loves is helping patients feel good, look terrific and have dental work that lasts a long time. As if that’s not enough, this dentist likes to work with people who need to gain confidence in the dental chair. He may even sing to put you at ease. Dental Service that accommodates your schedule Dr. Pavlicek’s 40 plus years of experience and endless hours of continuing education give him a perspective that’s hard to find. Plus, he provides services at times that meet your schedule, even early morning, lunch hour and after your work day. He even provides services, such as creating cosmetic dentures, that many dentists just don’t offer any more.

Dr. John J. Pavlicek, DMD, FAGD All phases of General Dentistry are provided: • Cleanings, gum treatments & bleaching • Fillings • Cosmetic Crowns, Bridges, partials & dentures • Extractions & Surgical Removals (wisdom tooth removal) • Root Canals & Implants

Emergency patients seen the same day. We accept most insurance and we will bill your insurance for you.

Seated L-R: Brie Bain, Shannon Reif, Lael Buntjer, and Lynda Pitts Standing: L-R: Tracy Kempton, Trisha Egge, Ann Guyson, Jill Pavlicek, Dr. John Pavlicek, Chelsea Harper, Lacy Cordes, and Sally Bones Dr. Pavlicek’s highly-skilled staff members are waiting to give you the BEST dental experience you’ve ever had!

FAX 541-504-9956 834 SW 11th St., Chelsea Square (Next to Izzy’s) Redmond, Oregon
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Clubs and Civic Groups
American Legion Post 44 Contact Larry Roshak, 541-5482551 American Legion Auxiliary Unit 44 Contact Marg Vixie, 541-923-2472 Moose Lodge 323 Fraternal Order; Women of the Moose Meets first Wednesdays. Contact 541-923-1716 Redmond Masonic Lodge 154 Meets second Mondays at 7 p.m. Contact George Trahern, 541-9232792; Redmond Rebekah Lodge 204 Contact Nancy Carter, 541-9233516 VFW & Ladies Auxiliary 1836 S.W. Veterans Way Contact 541-548-4108;
The Redrock Squares, a Redmond-based square and round dance club, is one of several dance groups in the region.
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American Association of University Women, Redmond Branch Meets third Saturdays, September to May (except December). Contact Judy Scales, 541-548-1818; Crooked River Ranch Lions Club Meets second and fourth Tuesdays. Contact Ted Cartlin, 541-323-1046 Friends of the Redmond Library Contact Barbara Rich, 541-5482545 General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC) of Central Oregon Contact Maria Anderson, 541420-5400 or maribella527@yahoo. com; Kiwanis of Redmond
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Meets Wednesdays, noon. Contact Carl Vertrees, 541-5485935; Redmond Lions Club Contact Terri Collins, 541-5687175 or, or Tom Bessonette, 541-647-9807 or Redmond Rotary Club Meets Thursdays, noon. Contact; Redmond Service League Contact Barb Rich, 541-548-2545 Redmond Habitat for Humanity 1242 S. Highway 97

Contact 541-548-1406; Redmond Panther Booster Club Contact 541-923-4806 Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Contact Marie, 541-548-8817 or Soroptimist International of Redmond Meets Tuesdays, noon. Contact Karen Ludwig, 541-548-4709; St. Charles Bend, Redmond Auxiliary Contact Diane Kutcher, 541-3824321

Clubs and Civic Groups
United Way of Deschutes County Contact 541-389-6507;

Special Interest
Redmond Newcomers/ Oldcomers Meets second Mondays. Contact Barb Welch, 541-504-4467 Central Oregon Old Car Club Central Oregon Chapter of National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Contact Lanny Fredricks, 541-548-2228 or Lanny2228@ Central Oregon Retired Educators Meets third Mondays. Contact Sandra Gregg, 541-548-4197 Central Oregon Showcase (Sweet Adeline singers) Weekly rehearsals Mondays, 6:30 p.m., Redmond Senior Center. Contact Jeannie Wiggins,541-5265006 Central Oregon Submarine Veterans Meets third Saturdays, 2 p.m., Redmond VFW. Contact Johnny Corbin, 541-504-1913 Central Oregon Writers Guild Contact Elsie Rochna, 541-9230896 or elsiemaruwrites@gmail. com; www.centraloregonwriters Deschutes Democrats Drifters Car Club Contact 541-548-6329 days, 541-923-0607 evenings; High Desert Society of the Arts Contact Jim Woltering, 541-923-9974 or jwoltering@live. com; High Desert Wool Growers info@highdesertwoolgrowers .com H.U.G.S Social club for adults with disabilities, 541-526-1712 League of Women Voters of Deschutes County Contact Andrea Blum, 541-3896990; Red Rock Squares Dance club, meets first and third Fridays, 7:30–10 p.m., Redmond Grange. Contact Barb Wines, 541419-8242 Redmond Area Toastmasters Club Contact Randall Shelton, 541548-5922 Redmond Field of Dreams RC Aircraft Club. Contact Jeff Wilson, 541-233-8519;

Redmond has several fiberthemed groups, focusing on everything from llama owners to spinners and handcrafts such as knitting and weaving.
Leslie Pugmire Hole/ Spokesman Redmond Inter-Cultural Exchange (RICE) Spanish/English language exchange group. Meets Saturdays 9:30 -11:30 a.m. Contact Brad Porterfield, 541-788-4322; www Redmond Garden Club Meets fourth Wednesdays Contact Sally Morton, 541-504-8219 Redmond Latina Women Contact Viramontes, 541-5044683 or Redmond Rod and Gun Club Shooting range two miles east of Redmond. Contact 541-548-8971 Redmond Stitch n’ B*tch Knitting/crochet meet-up. Monday evenings, Thursday afternoons. Contact Second Childhood Doll Club Meets second Thursdays. Contact Jean McCauley, 541-923-8557, or Shirley Dexter, 541-548-4269
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Golf Courses
Juniper Golf Course is an 18-hole facility owned by the city of Redmond. It’s just one of a number of public courses in Central Oregon; the region has become something of a mecca for golfers.
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Public Golf Courses
Aspen Lakes GC, Sisters - 541-549-4653, Black Butte Ranch Glaze Meadow GC, Black Butte Ranch, 541-595-1500, Black Butte Ranch Big Meadow GC, Black Butte Ranch, 541-595-1500, Crooked River Ranch GC, 541-923-6343, www.crookedriverranch .com 18 Eagle Crest Resort GC, Eagle Crest Resort, Redmond, 541-923-4653, Eagle Crest Ridge GC, Eagle Crest Resort, Redmond, 541-923-4653, Eagle Crest Challenge GC, Eagle Crest Resort, Redmond, 541-923-4653, The Greens at Redmond, Redmond, 541-923-0694 Juniper GC, Redmond, 541-548-3121 Missing Link Family Golf Center, Redmond, 541-923-3426 Kah-Nee-Ta Resort GC, 541-553-1112, Meadow Lakes GC, Prineville, 541-447-7113 Quail Run GC, La Pine, 541 536-1303 River’s Edge GC, Bend, 541-389-2828, Sunriver Resort, Crosswater GC, 541-593-5300, Sunriver Resort, Sunriver Woodlands GC, 541-593-5300, Sunriver Resort, Sunriver Meadows GC, 541-593-5300, Desert Peaks GC, Madras, 541-475-6368
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Course rating 75.4 70.8 71.3 105 71.5 73.0 60.3 29.5 73.8 70.7 71.1 73.4 72.0 76.5 73.0 72.8 67.2

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Par 72 72 72 72 72 63 58 72 27 72 72 36 72 72 72 71 73

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Youth Sports
Redmond Area Park and Recreation: Swimming, recreational soccer and other activities. Swim lessons start with water babies for kids six months through three years and continue for ages six and up and for adults. The youth soccer program starts at age four and continues through high school. 541-548-6066. Redmond Youth Football: Competitive tackle football with a two-month season in September and October. Third- and fourthgraders play nine-man football and fifth- and sixth-graders play 11man football. Parents are recruited to coach teams and other volunteers are needed. Registration is during the spring and summer, with registration forms available at the Redmond Public Library, Chamber of Commerce and the Cascade Swim Center. Contact: Melinda Penhollow, 541-419-1920.
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with traveling teams for ages 8-18. html. Redmond Panthers Baseball Club: Competitive baseball for kids nine years and up; t-ball through age 16. Dennis Erisman, head coach/manager, 541-788-8520. .asp?url=redmondbluesox. Redmond Little League: P.O. Box 783, Redmond 97756. Darren Kosanke, president, 541-410-1654. Cascade Aquatic Club: Competitive youth swimming. P.O. Box 843, Cascade Swim Center, S.W. 465 Rimrock Way, Redmond 97756. 541-548-7275. Mt. Bachelor Ski Education Foundation: Promotes positive values of competitive alpine and cross country skiing, snowboarding/ freeride and cycling.
Oregon Independent Baseball Association offers summer-season competition for high school-age boys.
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Cascade Aquatic Club has a competitive swim program for school-age youth.

Central Oregon Peewee Rodeo Association: A competitive rodeo program for ages preschool to 17. The season runs May-August, with all rodeos held in Central Oregon. Annual family membership fees are $125. Contact Tim Sappington 541548-3578 or check out the website: Redmond Youth Soccer Association: Competitive soccer

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he City of Redmond Parks Department maintains a growing list of parks, from small neighborhood parks to the city’s sizable Dry Canyon. Except for the skate park, Redmond parks are open from sunrise until one hour after sunset. Redmond’s newest park, Centennial Park, opened downtown at Southwest Seventh Street and Evergreen Avenue just in time for the July 2010 centennial festivities. The half-block urban park features an interactive water feature, a shade pavilion, fireplace, grassy


areas and a café. To schedule an event in Centennial Park, call the city Community Development Department at 541-923-7756. (Reservations for the rest of the city’s park system are handled by Redmond Area Park and Recreation District, 541-548-7275.) American Legion Community Park is in the canyon just south of Highland Avenue. The park features youth baseball and soccer fields, a performing arts stage, a playground with climbing rocks and restrooms. Redmond Skate Park, 15th Street and West Antler Avenue, off

of Black Butte Boulevard. The skate park is open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. or dusk, whichever is earlier. It has a water fountain and a portable toilet. Fireman’s Lake, 1100 S.W. Lake Court. Two picnic tables, barbecue equipment, portable toilet and a pond. No water fountain or playground equipment. Umatilla Park, 3000 S.W. Umatilla Ave. Picnic tables, a water fountain, concession stand and restroom, four sets of bleachers, three baseball fields, six bullpens and a soccer field.
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High Desert Sports Complex houses the Smith Rock BMX track, which is used for races and training.

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Hayden Park, 1964 S.W. 35th St., at the corner of 35th Street and Quartz Avenue. Picnic tables, a water fountain, barbecue equipment, a restroom and playground equipment. Baker Park, 1532 S.W. 17th St., at the corner of 17th Street and Obsidian Avenue. Picnic tables, a water fountain, barbecue equipment, picnic pavilion, three benches, a bike rack and playground equipment. Kalama Park, 1624 S.W. Kalama Ave. Picnic tables, a water fountain, barbecues, restroom, playground equipment, benches, and a baseball and soccer field. Bowlby Park, 1767 S.W. Parkway, in the Dry Canyon. Bleachers, a concession stand with water and a restroom, three baseball fields, four bullpens and two scoreboards. Diamond Bar Park, Northeast Fifth Street and Quince Avenue. Multi-story play structure, walking paths, basketball court and restrooms. Sam Johnson Park, corner of Southwest 15th Street and Evergreen Avenue in the Dry Canyon. Picnic tables, a water fountain, barbecues, large picnic pavilion and restroom, eight tennis courts and playground equipment. Kiwanis Field/Spud Bowl, corner of Southwest 15th Street at Antler/Black Butte, next to the skate park. Soccer fields, a baseball field, portable bleachers and parking. Quince Park, corner of Northwest 10th Street and Quince Avenue. Picnic tables, a water fountain, barbecue equipment, restroom and playground equipment. There are 2,200 feet of paved paths at the park. Fairhaven Park, 23rd Street north of West Antler Avenue. Restrooms, picnic tables, basketball court, horseshoe pits and playground equipment. Valleyview Park, Southwest 34th Street and Reservoir Drive. Two tennis courts, basketball court and a parking lot. West Canyon Rim Park, Northwest Rimrock Way at Jackpine Avenue. Basketball court, playground equipment, picnic tables and access to the Dry Canyon trail.
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Redmond’s newest city park, Centennial Park, celebrates our town’s birthday and serves as a gathering place downtown

Did you know?

Redmond is home to two sculptures by local artist Greg Congleton. “Air Traffic Control,” made from a collection of reclaimed metal implements, was placed at the west Glacier-Highland Y in May 2007. “Western Swing,” a 12-foot-high depiction of a cutting horse, rider and calf, has been at the north Y of Fifth and Sixth streets since October 2007. Both pieces were donated by Phil and Penny Knight.

Private and charter schools
Central Christian Schools, 2234 S.E. Sixth Street. A fully comprehensive pre-K-12 school since 1998, CCS is accredited by ACSI and the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools and provides Christ-centered education that stresses the truth of God and the Bible as the focal point of all learning and living. CCS is a member of the Oregon Schools Activities Association, offering soccer, basketball and volleyball to grades 9-12. During their senior year students can earn on-site dual credit in history, biology and calculus through Northwest Nazarene University. Collectively, CCS students provide more than 3,000 hours of
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service in the community each year. or 541-548-7803 St. Thomas Academy, 1720 N.W. 19th St., offers a Catholicbased education for grades pre-K-5 that is in alignment with Oregon’s Core Academic Standards. St. Thomas has received provisional accreditation through NAAS and is pursuing full accreditation. The school stresses the development of critical thinking and global awareness and uses a “Readers Theater” program for first and second grades to encourage a love of reading. or 541548-3785 Lone Pine School, 17735 N.W. Lone Pine Road, Terrebonne, is a private faith-based school for grades K-8 that uses multi-age classrooms. or 541548-3505 Redmond Proficiency Academy, 657 S.W. Glacier Ave., an accredited charter school for grades 9-12, offers a creative learning environment that prepares students to succeed in the global community. RPA serves

students who want a more selfdesigned or accelerated course of study or who seek a challenging college preparatory curriculum with a flexible schedule. RPA requires proficiencies based on Oregon standards, College Board Standards for College Success and Proficiencybased Admission Standards System. or 541-5260882

NeighborImpact Head Start, 2303 S.W. 1st St. 541-548-2380; Redmond Learning Center, 720 S.W. 23rd St. Children 6 weeks to 10 years. 541-923-4854; www Little Hands Childcare, 541-9232624 Adventures in Learning, 1214 S.W. 14th St. 541-923-8687 Kids Town Child Care & Preschool, 541-923-6602 Winters’ Wonderland, 541923-8537; winterswonderland@ Lil’ Monkeys Preschool & Daycare, 2220 S.W. Xero Lane. 541-633-7552; tracihoward@ NeighborImpact, a social service agency, maintains a database of child care centers, in-home child care providers and preschools. NeighborImpact also runs classes to train child care providers. To contact NeighborImpact’s child care referral service, call 541-548-2380, ext.113.
Redmond Proficiency Academy is a charter school for grades 9-12 that has proven so popular, it often has a waiting list.
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Preschool and child care
KIDZ Center School, 549 SW 8th St. Preschool ages 3-4, affiliated with City Center Church. 541-5487128; Start Here Cooperative Preschool, 348 N.W. 7th St. 541548-2380 Evergreen Academy Preschool, 1012 S.W. Evergreen Ave. 541-5487675; Sonshine Christian School, Northwest Ninth Street & Cedar Avenue. Preschool ages 3-4, Kindergarten 5 days a week. 541-350-9103;

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Senior Center, Transportation and In-Home Help
Redmond Senior Center, 325 N.W. Dogwood Ave.; 541-548-6325 The Central Oregon Council on Aging (COCOA) provides services for people 60 and over through the Redmond Senior Center. Lunch is served at the center each weekday at noon, except holidays. Meals on Wheels are prepared in the center’s kitchen and delivered to homebound people. The center also is host to a variety of activities: dancing, pinochle, bridge, bingo, cribbage, yoga, tai chi, community college classes and other exercise classes geared to the older set, as well a health screenings and informational presentations, such as 55 Alive Driver Education. The center partners with area churches to host Jericho’s Table, a four-day-a-week free dinner program for community members in need. Social services offered through the center include in-home help with housekeeping and other care and case management to help seniors make cost-effective decisions regarding their care. Dial-a-Ride The Central Oregon InterGovernmental Council operates Redmond’s Dial-A-Ride services, which provide transportation for seniors and the disabled to medical appointments, shopping, the senior center and personal errands. Dial-a-Ride is also available to the general public by reservation and has added city-to-city commuting runs daily. Call COIC at 541-3858680 for more information on schedules or for ride reservations. Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers, 541- 548-7018 Helping enhance independence, dignity and quality of life by helping people remain independent in their homes.

Senior Living
Brookside House, 3340 S.W. Canal Blvd, Redmond; 541-9232068 Brookside House is a 37apartment community with home-like amenities such as three meals a day, housekeeping and laundry service. Brookside provides the following care-related services: medication and treatment support, transfer and mobility services, restorative programs in conjunction with physical or occupational therapists and individualized service plans. It also
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The Redmond Senior Center offers many programs for seniors, including this tai chi class.

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Humane Society of Redmond
he Humane Society of Redmond has many resources for animal lovers of all types. A fenced outdoor pet agility park adjacent to the shelter is available to the public at any time. For adoptable pet information, check out photos of featured pets at, or come in during operational hours. Adoption fees vary. Fees are occasionally reduced when animal populations increase; check the website for more information, or call or come in. Adoptions include a free veterinary health checkup, spay/ neuter surgery, first vaccinations, sample kit, a leash or carrier and microchipping. Additional services available are pet licenses and low-cost spay and neuter surgeries. The Humane Society of Redmond located at 1355 N.E. Hemlock Ave. Days and hours of


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The Humane Society of Redmond underwent a major expansion several years ago to allow it to serve more animals.

operation are: Mon-Fri., 10-5 p.m.; Sat., 10-4 p.m.; closed Sundays and holidays. Information: 541923-0882, www.redmond For lost pet information, call 541-923-0882 for a current list of incoming strays.

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offers a respite program designed to facilitate the physical and emotional healing after a medical or life-changing event. Cougar Springs Senior Living Community, 1942 S.W. Canyon Dr., Redmond; 541-316-4400. Cougar Springs’ motto is “Caring people serving residents to enhance their quality of life.” It provides care for seniors who are independent, needing little to no care, yet who want to maintain
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on their own. Cougar Springs has 62 units of Assisted Living Care that covers levels of care ranging from administering medication, assisting with showers, three meals a day, housekeeping seven days a week and maintenance, and rounded out with activities that are fun and physically beneficial. Memory Care is a licensed feature offered that facilitates dementia residents until they reach a level requiring skilled nursing. Contact Trudi Turnbow for a tour.

The Heights Assisted Living, 3000 S.W. 32nd St., Redmond; 541923-5452 The Heights focuses on wellness and keeping residents as independent as possible by providing a tailored program of assistance. Residents enjoy beautifully appointed living spaces, homemade meals, engaging social activities, transportation, and personalized assistance from compassionate employees. It’s the assistance seniors need with all of the independence they want.

Higher Education
entral Oregon has both two-year and four-year post-secondary education opportunities. Central Oregon Community College, in Bend, offers basic courses, community education and general education courses for adults that can lead to an Associate of Applied Science degree or certification in areas such as dental assisting, structural fire science, automotive technology, and computer-aided drafting and design (CADD), as well as an Associate of Arts degree for students who want to transfer to a four-year program. In Redmond, COCC has a satellite campus where students can take all the classes necessary for an associate of arts or science degree, and a Business Development Center that provides resources to the business community. In addition, COCC has a Manufacturing and Applied Technology Center in Redmond which provides training in machining, welding, and computer-aided manufacturing processes with flexible scheduling of instruction. Also offered at the Redmond COCC campus is a master’s in teaching program provided through George Fox University. For more information, log on to, or call 541-3837700. The school is located at 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend. The Redmond Campus (541-504-2900) is located at 2030 S.E. College Loop. In Bend, the OSU-Cascades Campus provides bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in a variety of fields such as art, education, science, business administration, counseling, natural resources, outdoor recreation and tourism, and political science. Once admitted to OSU-Cascades, students take lower-division classes from COCC and upper-division classes from the university offering the degree and program of their choice. For more information, log on to, or call 541322-3100. The school is located at 2600 NW College Way, Bend.

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Official Stuff
Voting in Redmond
All Oregon elections are voteby-mail. Anyone who is a resident of Oregon, a U.S. citizen and at least 18 years old by election day is eligible to vote. Information needed to register to vote: Full name, date of birth, signature, residence address and political party preference. Acceptable documentation: Current, valid Oregon driver’s license or identification card; current, valid photo ID that shows your name, or a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document that shows your name and address. The address must match that of the residence address submitted on the voter registration card. Voter registration cards are available on the Deschutes County Clerk’s website general-information/register-tovote; in the Qwest telephone book, or at the County Clerk’s Office in Bend, post offices, city halls, county libraries and Department of Motor Vehicles offices. Information: Deschutes County Clerk’s office, 541-388-6547 Fees: License, unaltered: $27/year License, spayed or neutered: $12/year Replacement license tag: $4 Pet identification tag (not a license): $4 Information: 541-388-6637

U.S. Post Office
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The Redmond Library offers numerous special programs for children and teens.

its electronic resources, such as beginning computer classes, Internet use, and specific software programs. For those who would like to buy books, the Friends of the Library operate a used-book store inside the library, with proceeds going to help fund library projects. Most books cost less than $1. The store is open during library hours whenever volunteers are available to staff it. Information: 541-312-1050

618 N.W. Hemlock Ave. Hours: Mon.- Fri.,8:30 a.m.5 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. In addition to counter service, the post office offers an Automated Postal Center where customers can weigh their own packages and buy stamps and other services, such as certified and priority mail. The post office also is the local site to obtain U.S. passports.

Oregon Driver and Motor Vehicle Services
1649 S.W. Odem Medo Road, in Wagner Square shopping center Hours: Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Wed., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Due state budget cuts, the office will be closed the following days: Sept. 17, 2010; Nov. 26, 2010; March 18, 2011; and May 20, 2011. Fee schedules, forms, Oregon traffic laws and other information, as well as options to renew licenses and make address changes, can be found at the agency’s website, Drivers who move to Oregon from another state must obtain an Oregon driver’s license even if their out-of-state license has not expired. The DMV may waive the driving test for applicants who have a valid out-of-state license or if that license expired less than a year ago. Information: 541-548-0140

Dog Licenses
All dogs that are six months old or have a set of permanent canine teeth (except service dogs for the blind or deaf) must be licensed. Owners who fail to do so face a fine of up to $250. License application forms are available at the Deschutes County Finance Department in Bend, at veterinary offices, the Redmond Police Department and at animal shelters in Redmond and Bend, or download the application from the county website, www -here/new-resident/generalinformation/license-your-dog.

Redmond Library
The Redmond library, a branch of the Deschutes Public Library system, is located at 827 SW Deschutes Ave. Hours: Mon.-Thurs.,10 a.m.8 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m. The library has Internet access, electronic databases for research, movies and CDs, and audio books. It has a teen room, children’s story times and regular guests and performing artists. The library also offers classes in the use of
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Emergency Services
all 9-1-1 to report emergencies. To request nonemergency police and fire services in Deschutes County, call 541-693-6911.


Law enforcement
Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Sheriff Larry Blanton The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves the area outside the city limits of Redmond and Bend and provides contract law enforcement services in Sisters and La Pine. In addition to patrol services in the unincorporated areas, the sheriff’s office provides investigation, search and rescue, service of civil papers, animal control and marine patrol on Cascade lakes, and operates the county jail and work release center. Main office: 63333 W. Highway 20, Bend; 541-388-6655 Terrebonne office: 8154 11th St., Terrebonne; 541-923-8270 Redmond Police Department Chief Ron Roberts 777 S.W. Deschutes Ave. Business and administration: 541-504-3400 The Redmond Police Department and its approximately 50 full-time employees provide communityoriented policing services inside Redmond city limits. In addition to patrol officers and detectives, the department employs community service officers who deal with animal issues, take theft reports, process crime scenes and enforce the city’s nuisance code (weeds, trash, abandoned cars, etc.). Reserve officers and Explorers provide additional volunteer manpower. Volunteers in Police

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The Redmond Police Department focuses on community policing, with officers assigned specific areas of the city.

Service tackle jobs ranging from answering phones and other clerical work to cleaning patrol cars and enforcing handicap parking laws.

Fire and Emergency Medical Services
Redmond Fire and Rescue Chief Tim Moor Main Station 341 N.W. Dogwood Ave. 541-504-5000; Burn line: 541504-5035 Terrebonne Station 1390 N.W. C Ave. Airport Station 911 S.E. Salmon Ave. Cline Falls Station 100 N.W. 67th St. Redmond Fire and Rescue provides fire protection, ambulance and emergency services to the city of Redmond and surrounding Deschutes County Rural Fire Protection District No. 1. The department also provides advanced life support ambulance service to

part of southern Jefferson County, part of western Crook County and an area of Deschutes County west of the fire district boundary. Redmond Fire and Rescue is a full-service department, providing emergency medical services (all firefighters are Oregon-certified paramedics) and ambulance and advanced life support services as well as structural and wildland fire protection, aircraft rescue and firefighting, high-angle reach and treat, and swift water and ice rescue. The department’s fire marshal and deputy fire marshal run fire prevention and juvenile firesetter programs, conduct car seat safety clinics, review building permits and investigate fires. The five-member board of directors of Deschutes County Rural Fire Protection District No. 1 meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month, usually at the main station, 341 N.W. Dogwood Ave.
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Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
eschutes County Fair & Expo Center, a 132-acre state-ofthe-art facility, is equipped to handle events of all kinds, from receptions, club meetings and RV rallies to conventions, concerts and sporting events. Located at the south end of Redmond, the center is convenient to Redmond Municipal Airport and to Bend, 15 miles to the south on Highway 97. From the center court, visitors are never more than 300 yards from any one fairgrounds venue. The center court, suitable for outdoor events, features 3.65 acres of grass, ponds and a cascading waterfall, not to mention a panoramic view of the Cascade Mountains, from Mount Bachelor in the south to Mount Hood in the north, plus Smith Rock and Powell Buttes, to


Fair & Expo Center
3800 S.W. Airport Way 541-548-2711

the north and east. Surrounding the center court are all of the expo center’s facilities. The Hooker Creek Events Center, the largest building with 279,000 square feet, can handle 7,500 people for a concert, 4,000 for a rodeo or 5,000 for basketball. The events center has been the scene of a Trailblazers exhibition game, the annual Oregon Wrestling Classic tournament, concerts, motocross championships, monster trucks and rodeos. It’s also home to graduation ceremonies for high schools in Redmond and Bend.

The three facilities that comprise the Three Sisters Conference Center are equipped to handle conferences, trade shows, dances, banquets, conventions and private parties of all kinds. The High Desert Activity Center, a 12,684-square-foot multi-purpose building, also plays host to a variety of events, from small-animal exhibits during the Deschutes County Fair to large programs. In addition, the fairgrounds has five multi-purpose barns and two smaller arenas. All of the buildings and arenas are supported by 100 acres of parking, enough for 4,000 vehicles. A full-service RV campground with more than 100 spaces is open to the public in the southwest corner of the fairgrounds.
The Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center hosts many large events throughout the year, including this motorcyle rally that drew thousands.
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St. Charles Medical Center Redmond, 1253 N.W. Canal Blvd., features a 48-bed hospital, which offers inpatient and outpatient surgery, maternity care, critical care, radiology, laboratory, emergency services and medical inpatient care. The goal of St. Charles Redmond has always been to provide a first-class medical facility that will be the first choice for the care and treatment of Redmond-area residents. In 2006, a $30 million addition brought St. Charles Redmond state-of-the-art surgery suites, private patient rooms and room to continue growing in the future. 541-548-8131; Redmond-Sisters Hospice, 732 S.W. 23rd St., began in 1981 as an all-volunteer agency but now serves patients and families throughout the region. Hospice offers in-home palliative patient care, help for families and grief support. The Transitions program helps individuals and their families cope with a life-limiting illness. 541-548-7483; BestCare Treatment Services, 676 N.E. Negus Way, provides inpatient and outpatient addiction services. Two immediate care facilities serve Redmond: Redmond Immediate Care, 3818 S.W. 21st Pl., 541-548-2899; and Bend Memorial Clinic Immediate Care, 865 SW Veterans Way, 541-322-3500. Both are open some evening and weekend hours. Low-cost medical and dental services are available in the area; see “Assistance” on Page 38.
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Youth Organizations
Camp Fire USA
Camp Fire USA Central Oregon is a co-educational organization serving kids in kindergarten through high school, including more than 3,000 throughout Deschutes, Crook, Jefferson and Klamath counties. Camp Fire — which turned 100 in 2010 — offers a variety of club programs, day camps, enrichment programs, self-reliance courses and “get outside” programs. Camp Fire builds caring, confident youth and future leaders. For more information, contact Camp Fire at 541-3824682, or membership available to all youth in grades 4-12. The mission of 4H is to assist youth in acquiring knowledge, developing life skills and forming attitudes that will enable them to become self-directing, productive members of society. Educational activities and projects are provided in plant or animal science, home economics, natural science, engineering, expressive arts, citizenship, leadership, and cross-cultural programs. More than 1,200 youth and 300 adults in Deschutes County participate in 4-H. The main office is located at 3893 SW Airport Way, Redmond. Call 541-548-6088 for more information, or log on to http://extension Oregon is a private nonprofit agency serving youth ages 6-18. If families are unable to pay the annual membership fees, payment plans and scholarship programs are available. Membership fees are $25 per year and $50 per month for the afterschool program. The programs of the Boys & Girls Clubs are carefully designed to develop character and life-enhancing skills. The Redmond Branch is located at 1055 SW Deschutes Avenue, 541-504-9060. The Terrebonne Branch is located at 1199 B Street, Terrebonne, 541-548-3456.

4-H is a youth education program of the Oregon State University Extension Service, with

Girl Scouts
The Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington Council serves Deschutes County and
Members of 4-H have the choice of joining clubs dedicated to traditional rural interests or many others such as photography and Lego robotics.
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Boys & Girls Clubs
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Redmond, for girls ages 5-18. Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. The Central Oregon Service Center is at 145 NE Revere Suite #6, Bend. Contact Peggy Lovegren, regional manager, at, or call 541-389-8146 for more information.
Members of Boy Scoot Troop 72 perform a flag ceremony at a memorial park in Crooked River Ranch.
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Boy Scouts
The Fremont District (Crook, Jefferson and Deschutes counties) of the Crater Lake Council serves over 1,200 boys, young men and women ranging in age from 6 to 21. Boy Scouts in Central Oregon and more than 600 volunteer adult leaders provide over 300,000 hours annually of community service, leadership training, emergency medical training, environmental conservation and assistance to citizens. To contact the Boy Scouts of America, call the Bend Service Center at 541-382-4647 or look them up at


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Redmond School District
he Redmond School District draws its 7,000-plus students from Redmond, Terrebonne, Tumalo, Eagle Crest, Alfalfa and Crooked River Ranch. RSD operates five K-5 elementary schools, two middle schools, two K-8 community schools, one comprehensive high school and a 9-12 charter school. The district employs more than 730 staff and has a 2010-11 operating budget of $55.6 million. In 2008, voters approved a bond measure to provide upgrades to older schools and build a new elementary and new high school. In 2012, 102 years after its founding, Redmond will become a two-high school town. The stated mission of RSD is: “Ensure a rigorous and relevant education that develops productive citizens for a local and global community.” The


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district has renewed its focus on proficiency-based education, and instituted the use of instructional coaches to work with teams of teachers on data-driven improvements. The district’s two K-8 schools lie

outside city limits, Terrebonne and Tumalo community schools, and offer small learning environments for middle school students in grades 6-8. M.A. Lynch, Vern Patrick, Evergreen, Tom McCall and Sage elementary schools are within town; two are part of the district’s community school’s initiative with additional resources for students and families. Elton Gregory is the newer of RSD’s middle schools, and Obsidian Middle School has a certified International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program. Redmond High School, currently spread over two campuses until the new high school is complete, offers small learning communities, including a freshman academy, an international academy and Phoenix Academy, which serves students who want an alternative

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The Redmond School District frequently receives grants for learning programs, health and family resources and professional enhancement for staff.

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Redmond School District
to traditional classroom environments. Redmond High also hosts a Marine JROTC program and offers extensive vocational and technical classes, many of which simultaneously earn college credit through Central Oregon Community College. It also has a certified International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. Partner programs within RSD include YouthBuild, a school-towork program that offers on-thejob training in the construction field, High Desert Educational Service District (HDESD), which provides resources for homeschool students, and the Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council (COIC), which offers alternative high school education.

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M.A. Lynch Elementary, shown here during a team-building exercise, is one of four “community schools” in Redmond, with resources for families as well as students.

Redmond’s reputation for world-class rodeo has not changed in its 100-year history.
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Dry Canyon
he fire and ice of geologic ages have combined to give Redmond a well-hidden jewel, an open space bordered by high rock walls known as Redmond’s Dry Canyon. It runs nearly the length of the town and provides opportunities for walking, biking, roller blading and otherwise just getting away from it all. A paved four-mile asphalt path runs from the city’s wastewater treatment plant in the north to Quartz Avenue, and at least half of that length has dirt trail as well.
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showed up on radar screens in Seattle, triggering a visit by jet interceptors. However, the mysterious object shot up and vanished into the clouds, witnesses said.

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Dry Canyon
to Highland avenues, is more traditional parkland, with a skate park, tennis courts, soccer and baseball fields and children’s play areas. There are several parking areas.

Southern section
The south canyon is home to Redmond’s newest park — American Legion Community Park, with sports fields, an amphitheater and stage, and a play area. An approximately onemile paved trail continues to Quartz Avenue; staircases access the canyon on both sides from S.W. Obsidian Avenue.

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Redmond’s Dry Canyon features four miles of paved trails and even more unimproved paths for walking or bike riding.

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Sporting Goods & Hardware

Shelter, Food, Rent and Utilities
NeighborImpact — Central hub for several social service programs including food, housing assistance, transitional housing, emergency shelter referral, utility bill assistance, child care referral, Head Start program. 541-548-2380; Department of Human Services — Self-Sufficiency Program (formerly known as Adult and Family Services) Food stamps, cash assistance, Oregon Health Plan. 541-548-5547 Full Circle Outreach — Resource and referral services for shelter, food, clothing, emergency assistance. 541-548-5940; Cascade Youth and Family Center — Temporary emergency shelter for homeless and runaway youth 11 to 18 24-hour hot line 800-6600934, 541-382-0934. Grandma’s House of Central Oregon — Shelter for homeless, abuse, pregnant and parenting teens between 12-19. 541-383-3515; Housing Works — Affordable housing developments, housing assistance (Section 8), home ownership programs, career services. 541923-1018; Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) — Financial help with winter utility bills. 541-504-2155 City of Redmond Utility Assistance Program — Reduced utility rates for low income families. 541-923-7765 Salvation Army Deschutes County — Holiday food boxes, hospital and nursing home visits, programs for kids. Emergency food boxes Mon.–Fri., 1-4 p.m. 541-389-8888;
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The Latino Community Association — Information and translation services for Latino families. 541-382-4366 Saving Grace — Emergency shelter and services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.; 541389-7021 or 866-504-8992 Habitat for Humanity Redmond — Helping families build and purchase affordable housing. 541-5481406; Central Oregon Veterans Outreach — Mobile service program for the homeless in the area (food, toiletries, medical, basic need items and resource materials). 541-383-2793 American Red Cross, Oregon Mountain River Chapter — Disaster relief services. 541-382-2142

Health and Medical
Deschutes County Health Department — Becky Johnson Community Center, 412 S.W. Eighth St. Family planning, children’s health, immunizations, WIC program (Women, Infants and Children). Sliding scale fee. No services denied due to inability to pay. 541-617-4775 City Care Clinic — Connects people without medical insurance with local physicians for no-cost visits and in-office treatment for ages 18 and over. 541-548-7128; Lynch Health Clinic — Free or reduced rate health care for kids within Redmond School District. 541-504-3589 Healthy Beginnings — Free health and wellness screenings for children age birth thru 5. 541-3836357. Healthy Start — Prenatal health clinic and education services for low-income women. Tues. and Fri. 541-322-7400. Hospice of Redmond & Sisters — Comprehensive quality care for terminally ill patients. Bereavement support for families. 541-548-7483;

Food Pantries
St. Vincent de Paul — 1616 S.W. Veterans Way. Food pantry, rent and utility assistance. Open Wed.-Thurs., 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. 541-923-6996 Jericho’s Table — Redmond Senior Center, 325 N.W. Dogwood Ave. Hot meals Mon.-Thurs. 5-6 p.m. 541-548-6325 F.I.S.H. Food Bank — 533 S.W. 9th St. Call Mon. Thurs. and Fri., 8:30 a.m.-noon, for same-day food box pick-up. 541-548-5818 Shepherd’s Table — City Center Foursquare Church, corner of Eighth and Forest Avenue. Hot meals second and fourth Friday, 6-7 p.m. 541-548-7128 Seventh Day Adventist Center — 945 S.W. Glacier Ave. Food and clothing distribution Tues., 10 a.m. -2 p.m. 541-923-0301 St. Alban’s Episcopal Church — 3277 N.W. 10th St. Free baked goods, Fri., 10 a.m –noon. 541-548-4212

Special Services
Central Oregon Council on Aging — Services for seniors and disabled. In-home care, Dial-A-Ride, case management, Meals on Wheels. 541-548-6325; Opportunity Foundation of Central Oregon — Helps disabled Central Oregonians with housing and employment. 541-548-2611; Central Oregon Resources for Independent Living (CORIL) — Promotes self-reliance and inde-

pendence for people with physical or mental disabilities. 541-388-8103 Seniors and People with Disabilities Services (State of Oregon) — Links to senior services, medical assistance, food stamps, health, in-home services, long term care, respite care, nursing facilities and adult protective services. 541-548-2206;

Children and Family Services
Family Access Network (FAN) — Connects families with a variety of social services and agencies. Please see the FAN advocates at local schools. Together For Children — Becky Johnson Community Center, 412 S.W. Eighth St. Parent participation program for children from birth through age 3. 541-389-9317; House of Hope Ministries — Faith-based transistional housing for the homeless; KIDS Center — Advocacy, medical assessment and therapy for child abuse victims. 541-383-5958; Camp Sunrise — Hospice of Redmond & Sisters. No cost annual summer camp for kids age 7 to 14 who have experienced the death of a loved one. 541548-7483; CASA of Central Oregon — Volunteer court advocates for children age birth to 18 who have been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect. 541-389-1618; Central Oregon Family Resource Center — Provides low-cost parent education classes. 541-3895468; Childcare Resources — Child care provider referrals for parents, classes and information for child care providers, information for employers. 541-5482380, ext. 118;

Employment Services
Oregon Employment Dept. — 541-548-8196; WorkSource — Services for job seekers including classes, training and job search help. 541-504-2955; Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council (COIC) — Provides education, retraining and economic development services to Crook, Deschutes and
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Arts and Culture


hile Redmond has always prided itself on its creativity and love of the arts, the recent upsurge in new people with new interests has really jump-started the arts community in the region.

Performing Arts
Buckboard Productions (; 541-598-4440) is a professional theatrical business that can be hired for a multitude of events, including dinner theater and corporate gatherings. It specializes in participatory murder mysteries where audience members are drawn into the action. The Redmond High School Theater Department puts on several high-quality shows a year; check the school’s website at www for dates. The Redmond Community Concerts Association (; 541-3507222) is a longtime community staple in arts and entertainment. The season subscription-based nonprofit brings a diverse group of musicians to town each year, performing at the Redmond High School auditorium. Subscriptions are available each spring, with some available afterwards for new subscribers. Central Oregon Showcase

Ambiance Gallery at Evergreen Studios has a variety of artistic visions of Central Oregon on sale.
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( is the local arm of the national Sweet Adelines choral organization. The nonprofit barbershop group rehearses weekly and performs throughout Central Oregon.

Fine Art
Ambiance Art Gallery at Evergreen Studio (435 S.W. Evergreen Ave., 541-548-8115) features original works by local artists and craftsmen. Britz Bead and Design Center (249 N.W. 6th Street, 541-5484649) features all manner of jewelry makings and custom beads, as well as handcrafted jewelry and art. The community of Eagle Crest, five miles west of Redmond, has its own art gallery, Falcon Crest

Gallery (7535 Falcon Crest Dr.,541923-4043), featuring framing services and exhibits by well-known artists in every medium. Central Oregon Writers Guild (www.centraloregonwriters.; 541-923-0896) was founded in 2002 to encourage and provide a forum for writers of all skill levels. It meets monthly and offers workshops and special presentations. High Desert Society of the Arts (541-923-9974; jwoltering@live. com) is a Redmond-based nonprofit that works to develop and support the arts and culture in the community. It offers workshops and support for local artists. A high priority for the membership is founding a cultural arts center for the greater Redmond area.

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Jefferson counties. 541-548-8163;

Thrift Stores
Opportunity Foundation Thrift Shop — Corner of Eighth and Evergreen, 541-548-5288
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Goodwill Industries — 3399 S. Highway 97. 541-316-2090 Habitat for Humanity Re-Store — Recycled building and home improvement materials. 1242 S. Highway 97, 541-548-1406 St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store — 1612 S.W. Veterans Way, 541-504-9840 Humane Society of Redmond Thrift and Gift — 1776 S. Highway 97, 541-923-8558 Lavender Thrift & Gifts — 724 S.W. 14th St., 541-390-1594

OSU Extension
he Oregon State University Extension Service in Deschutes County provides research-based, objective information to help people solve problems, develop leadership and manage resources wisely. Extension staff in Deschutes County offer programs and assistance in horticulture, forest and natural resources, 4-H youth development, family and community development, and nutrition education. In addition, regional extension staff offer programs in pasture and forage management, livestock and range management, and specialty crops and small acreages. The Family and Community Development program provides educational programs and information in the traditional areas of home economics, including foods and nutrition, financial management, food preservation, child and family development, and parenting. The OSU Extension Service also serves as an outlet for all of your gardening questions. You can either call, or visit its plant clinic staffed by OSU Master Gardener volunteers. They can assist you in diagnosing plant damage and suggest research-based management. The horticulture staff and local OSU Master Gardeners give presentations on regional garden topics throughout the year and have several garden publications available to you at little or no cost. Classes for Master Gardeners are offered annually. A catalog of free online publications can be found at http://extension.oregonstate .edu/catalog/.
Oregon State University Extension Service’s demonstration garden helps take the guesswork out of High Desert gardening. Master Gardeners also are on hand to help diagnose plant damage and answer questions, and classes for Master Gardeners are offered annually.
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Deschutes County Extension Service

3893 S.W. Airport Way 541-548-6088; fax, 541-5488919

Tips for High Desert gardeners
Plant growth: The elevation in Central Oregon increases as you travel from north to south. Redmond is in the middle, at 3,060 feet. The high elevation means low nighttime

temperatures, slow plant growth and an increased chance of frost year-round. Redmond’s average last frost date is June 1 and its fall frost arrives about Sept. 21. • Use row covers, cold frames and raised beds to extend your growing season. • Mulch around perennials for winter protection. • Add 14 days into the number given for maturation on seed packets. Soil and water: Central Oregon soils tend to be coarse, sandy and lacking in organic matter;
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oberts Field-Redmond Municipal Airport is Central Oregon’s only commercial airport. Delta, Horizon, United Airlines and United Express offer daily direct flights to Portland, San Francisco, Salt Lake City and Seattle and seasonal direct flights to Denver. Allegiant Air offers direct flights to Las Vegas and Phoenix two days a week. Airport information and airline flight information and reservation numbers are available on the city’s website: log on to, then go to Roberts Field under “Departments.” Redmond has no fixed-route mass transit system; however, the Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council, through Cascades East Transit, operates a bus service that includes Dial-A-Ride for seniors and is available to the general public. The bus service provides transportation for riders between their homes and destinations in the Redmond-


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Redmond’s rerouting of Highway 97 out of the downtown core several years ago was only one major project undertaken to make getting around town more convenient.

Terrebonne area, including the Redmond Senior Center, medical clinics and shopping. The service also offers daily service between Redmond and Bend, Madras, Prineville and Sisters. To book a ride, call 541-3858680. For more information, schedules and fares, check

out Cascades East Transit’s information on the Web: log on to, then click on “Transportation.” In addition, several taxi and airport shuttle companies serve the Redmond area and can be found in the telephone book’s Yellow Pages.

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amend generously to give plants nutrients. The pH is generally neutral and needs no adjustment. • Water plants every 6-8 weeks in winter to prevent desiccation, if the soil will accept it. • Water plants deeply but infrequently to prevent shallow roots and drying out. Plants: Most of all, say OSU Extension agents, carefully select
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your plants to ensure adaptability to Central Oregon. • Deer-resistant does not mean deer-proof, and even plants listed as resistant will get nibbled on from time to time. Deer browsing depends upon the available food source for that year, time of year, location, deer species and simple curiosity. The only sure-fire way to keep the deer from nibbling is to put up a

tall enough fence. • Rockchucks, a marmot in the squirrel family, can cause damage in some gardens. Some methods to reduce damage include planting away from buildings, berms and fences (they avoid open areas), short flexible fences (buried at least a foot), ammonia-soaked rags and anything that moves in the wind that may scare them away.

You Oughta Know
Making Sense of Redmond Addresses
Redmond’s east-west grid streets are alphabetical and the north-south streets are numerical. The dividing line between north and south is Antler Avenue. Streets to the north mostly have vegetative themes: Birch, Cedar, Dogwood, Elm, Fir, Greenwood, Hemlock, Ivy, Jackpine, Kingwood, Larch, Maple, etc. Streets south of Antler are a mix of landmarks, native flora and fauna, rocks and names from history: Black Butte, Cascade, Deschutes, Evergreen, Forest, Glacier, Highland, Indian, Juniper, Kalama, Lava, Metolius, Newberry, Obsidian, Pumice, Quartz, Reindeer, etc. The dividing line between east and west addresses is a line that runs along the east side of downtown from Northwest Canal Boulevard down First Street in the city’s industrial area. male with a harem of two to three adult females, and produce litters of three to five babies between April and June.

Rockchucks, aka Yellow-bellied Marmots
The furry critters lounge on lawns and scurry across streets in the spring and summer and are a bane to gardeners and farmers for their voracious appetite for garden greens and alfalfa. Males range from 6.5 to 11.5 pounds, and 1.6 to 2.3 feet in length, while females are 3.5 to 8.75 pounds, and 1.5 to 2.2 feet long. They have a life expectancy of 13-15 years. They live in underground burrows in rocky areas in social units of one adult

Red Cinders
Red cinders can be seen in cuts in the sides of local hills, spread on winter roads and in a few places still in the asphalt used to pave Central Oregon roads — making them red. The cinders are a legacy of the area’s volcanic origins. Gascharged molten rock sprayed volcanic foam, which hardened into cinder rock, into the air. The cinders fell back into a pile to form a cone, the origin of many of the hills in the area: Forked Horn Butte in Southwest Redmond,
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Yellow-bellied marmots, also known as rockchucks, are a common sight around Central Oregon.

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Tetherow (Cinder) Butte on the north edge of town, and Pilot Butte in Bend.

The High Desert is snake country, but a little common sense can go a long way to allay fears. Rattlesnakes don’t seek out people; they are seldom out in the open and when they are, they are usually on the move and more visible. Rattlesnakes mostly hibernate in winter, becoming more active when the weather warms. They are most often found under rocks, under shrubbery and tall grass. They can also swim! Keep aware when in the outdoors; never reach into dark, enclosed places without checking first. If you encounter a rattlesnake, back away as quickly and quietly as possible. And it’s important to note that another common High Desert snake, the gopher snake, is often mistaken for a rattlesnake.

Western juniper berries. The junipers that thrive across Central Oregon flower in the spring and shed pollen in May, bringing misery to allergy sufferers.
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Western Juniper
The western juniper trees that cover the Central Oregon landscape are members of the cypress family. The gray-green trees grow on approximately 2.8 million acres from north-central through south-central Oregon. A century ago, the trees were few and far between, but aggressive fire suppression in recent decades has allowed the trees to proliferate and create “forests.” When mature, the trees range from 13-33 feet high, with exceptions at both ends, depending on site conditions. Junipers, long-lived and often described as “ruggedly
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picturesque,” reach ages estimated to be more than 1,000 years old. Old-growth stands in Central Oregon are between 200 and 400 years old. The trees thrive in a semiarid climate (9-14 inches of precipitation) with dry, hot summers and cold winters. They flower in spring and shed pollen in May, bringing misery to many allergy sufferers. Where junipers flourish, you’ll also find big sagebrush, the most common shrub associated with western juniper; gray rabbitbrush, green rabbitbrush, antelope brush, wax current and horsebrush.

Sometimes that “dog” running around is a coyote. Coyotes, members of the dog family, are common sights, especially at rural homes in Central Oregon. Coyotes have thick, dense fur that can make them look larger than their typical 22 to 30 pounds. According to the Audubon Society of Portland, they are adaptable creatures, and will make themselves at home in burrows, under downed trees,

in thick brambles or in culverts. Their primary diet is small rodents, but being opportunistic, they will eat a variety of foods, including birds and insects, fruit and vegetables, human garbage and compost, outdoor pet food — and small, free-roaming pets. The only way to protect small dogs and cats is to keep them indoors, especially at night, in a fenced yard or on a leash. Never feed coyotes or other wild mammals. Cover garbage cans and compost bins. To keep coyotes from your yard, remove unnecessary brush, install motion-sensitive lighting or a coyote-proof fence — at least six feet tall, no openings greater than four inches and flush with the ground. If you see a coyote near your home, show it that it’s not welcome by shouting, making noise and waving your arms. In Oregon it is illegal to relocate coyotes or to hold them in captivity. The only remedy for troublesome animals is euthanasia. To report problem coyotes, contact the Oregon Department of Wildlife, High Desert Region office in Bend, 541388-6363.

A Brief History of the Redmond Spokesman In mid-1910, realizing that the up-and-coming settlement of Redmond was the place to be, H.H. and C.L. Palmer, a married couple whose names are lost to history, called pioneer teamster Joe Buckley and had him load up their printing presses and haul them from Laidlaw (soon to become Tumalo) to Redmond. The first issue of The Spokesman was published Thursday, July 14, 1910. Headlines in the first issue: • New buildings are being put up in all parts of the City of Redmond - Remarkable growth in the past few months • Work at the Redmond new water plant going forward briskly • Home of Redmond Bank of Commerce nearing completion • City council organized (the first ordinance introduced provided for an annual license of $400 for near beer establishments) It was the second newspaper in town, The Hub having started publication a year earlier. Before long, the two merged. A one-year subscription in 1910 was $1.50.

Publication Day of Spokesman
The Redmond Spokesman is published Thursday of each week. The inside pages go to press Tuesday afternoon at two o’clock. The paper will be mailed Wednesday night so as to reach all subscribers the current week. From July 14, 1910 first edition.

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Smith Rock
hether you are a rock climber or hiker or sightseer, Smith Rock State Park near Terrebonne offers a first-class experience. Smith Rock may draw rock climbers from all over the world, but it has plenty to offer even the most casual hiker. The 600acre park has trails both easy and challenging, a green and shady picnic area, a campground and views that cannot be beat anywhere in the state. Trails follow both sides of the river and cross at a footbridge

If you go

To get to Smith Rock, take Highway 97 to Terrebonne, turn east on Smith Rock Way, left on NE 1st Street at the bottom of the hill and follow it as it turns into NE Wilcox Avenue. Follow the signs and turn left onto NE Crooked River Drive. There is a $5 day use fee year-round.

near a massive rock precipice aptly named Parking Lot Wall. Hikers who walk into the canyon have

three choices after they cross the footbridge — right, left or up. The trail down to the river is a fairly steep dirt and gravel path, but fine for everyone but the least sure-footed. A walking stick helps. At the bottom of the trail is a picturesque footbridge, a water fountain and a restroom. If you want to explore, cross the footbridge and turn — either way. The left turn will take you on a slightly longer trail of about two miles that runs along the river. This trail also takes you past the majority of the climbing routes, so

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Hikers, equestrians and anglers are equally attracted to Smith Rock State Park — along with rock climbers, of course.

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Smith Rock
be sure to look up occasionally. If you take the right turn at the footbridge, the trail again hugs the river for slightly over a mile, but in a less rocky and wooded manner. This is a good choice for those with mobility challenges or who are just out for an easy hike. The trail passes by an area that is closed to climbing for much of the year because of golden eagle nesting and ends near a path that heads nearly straight up to Burma Road. The Misery Ridge trail also starts its climb just across the footbridge and winds past Parking Lot Wall and Red Wall, and descends on the west side past Monkey Face. After crossing the footbridge, look for the signs directing you to Misery Ridge — and whatever you do, take the sign seriously. This 3.6 mile hike may be short, but its nearly 1,000foot elevation gain is not for the faint of heart. The views from the top are stellar. To the south and west, the entire Cascade Range seems visible, and the Crooked River Valley never looked lovelier. The trail takes you across the top of Smith Rock to the west and your descent begins near eye-level with Monkey Face. At the bottom of the trail, you meet up with the end of the river path, which takes you back to the footbridge. Several trails at the park are open to horses and there are horse fords downstream and upstream from the footbridge. Ambitious hikers, horsemen, bikers and trail runners can ascend Burma Road, which climbs a hillside above the North Unit Canal Tunnel at the east end of the park. The road descends into a valley where a system of roads and trails lead toward the Crooked River.

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Smith Rock is world-renowned for its climbing opportunities, so if you’re hiking in the area, be sure to check out the rock faces.

Smith Rock has plenty to offer even the most casual hiker. The 600-acre park has trails both easy and challenging, a green and shady picnic area, a campground and views that cannot be beat anywhere in the state.
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Come Join Us

Redmond Community
8:30 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 6:00 p.m. Morning Worship Life Groups Coffee Fellowship Morning Worship Evening Bible Study

Community Presbyterian Church
Pastor Rob Anderson
Heidi Bolt Associate Pastor Come and Grow With Us! Sunday Morning Worship 8:30 Contemporary • 11:00 Traditional Youth/Children’s Ministries

Zion Lutheran Church

Worship Service 10:00 am

7:00 p.m. Family Night Adult Bible Study Celebrate Recovery Children’s Ministries Youth Ministries

Contemporary Worship 8:30 am Traditional Worship 11:00 am Sunday School For All Ages 10:00 am

Pastor Katherine Hellier
1113 SW Black Butte Blvd. Redmond, OR 97756 PO Box 1236 541-923-7466 (office)

529 NW 19th Street
3/4 mile north of Redmond High School

Nursery and children’s programs available for most services. dmo nda g. c o m
1865 W. Antler Ave., Redmond, OR 541-518-1555

Church of God Seventh Day
Love - Unity - Impact

Isaiah 40:31

Service Times Sunday a.m. 7:30 & 9:00 & 10:45 Wednesday Nights 7:00 p.m.
Call for additional service times

5th St. Glacier Forest 6th St. 7th St. City Hall 8th St. City Center

Hwy. 126 (Highland Ave.) To Sisters

Sunday Gatherings • 10:00 am

1789 SW Veterans Way, Redmond, OR 97756

Services Every Saturday Worship Service 11 am Sabbath School 10 am

Fred Meyer

549 SW 8th Street • Corner of 8th & Forest P.O. Box 475 • Redmond, OR 97756 541-548-7128 • Fax 541-548-7129

205 NW 4th, Redmond 541-923-6323 Pastor: Kenneth Lawson

Dayspring Christian Center

Pastors Michael & Joyce Woodman
541-548-1232 7801 N. 7th st, Terrebonne, Or 97760
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In Worship

Terrebonne Churches
Smith Rock
Community Church
“Jesus came to bring life in its fullness.”

Sunday School: 9:45 am Sunday Worship: 8:30 am Contemporary service 11:00 am Traditional service
8344 11th St • PO Box 278 Terrebonne, OR 97760 • 541-548-1315

Weekdays - 8:00 am (Except Wednesday) Wednesday - 6:00 pm Saturday - 5:30 pm First Saturday - 8:00 am Sunday - 8:00 am, 10:00 am & Noon in Spanish 1720 NW 19th Street 541-923-3390 Fr. Todd Unger, Pastor

Mass Schedule:

St Thomas Catholic Church

Call for service times 237 NW 9th Street Redmond, OR 97756 Phone: 541-923-3023

Pastors Jerry & Trudy Roberts
645 SE Salmon Avenue Redmond, OR 97756

Calvary Chapel Redmond
Worship times: Sunday 10:00 a.m. Wednesday 7:00 p.m.
Email: Web:

Terrebonne Assembly of God
Sunday School - All Ages 9:30 AM Morning Worship Children’s Church 10:30 AM Wednesday Night - All Ages 6:30 PM

Sunday Morning Services 10:00 am Sunday School 11:00 am Worship Service 6:30 pm Worship Service Wednesday Evening Service 6:30 - 8:00 pm Gospel Singing and Preaching

Located at 616 SW 9th St.
corner of 9th and Forest

PO Box 1643, Redmond, OR 97756


379 NW Smith Rock Way - Terrebonne, OR 97760 541-504-5212 Lead Pastor - Gary and Sheri Roberts 541-504-8880 Email: Pastor

8515 7th Street, Terrebonne 541-548-4779

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Peter Skene Ogden Scenic Wayside


eter Skene Ogden Scenic Wayside is nine miles north of Redmond on Highway 97. This is a must-see stop with stellar photo opportunities. The viewpoint rims a 300-foot-deep canyon cut by the Crooked River, which lies along its bottom. To the west is the fabled 1911 Oregon Trunk Railroad trestle that helped connect Redmond with the world. Adjacent to the wayside is the steel arch 1926 Crooked River Bridge, or High Bridge as locals call it. Before the bridge was built, travelers had to make their way down the steep canyon sides to ford the river. In 2003, a new bridge, named for local military veteran Rex T. Barber, was constructed for vehicular traffic and the High Bridge was made into a footbridge for visitors to the canyon. Ogden was a Canadian fur trapper and mountain man who led explorations throughout Central Oregon in the 1820s. He was a man who really got around: there is a city named for him in Utah, as well as several schools in the U.S. and Canada and a Canadian port.

Peter Skene Ogden Scenic Wayside features three adjacent bridges over a dramatic 300-foot-deep canyon with the Crooked River winding along the bottom, so don’t forget to bring your camera.
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Cline Falls Scenic Wayside
line Falls Scenic Wayside is a day use park four miles west of Redmond on Highway 126. It has picnic tables, barbecues, restrooms, horseshoe pits and plenty of green space. The Deschutes River runs along the park, providing quiet spots to wade or deeper swimming holes and simple ‘rapids’ for tubers. Locals in the know head downriver to swimming spots on the north side of the Cline Falls


Spokesman file photo

Cline Falls Scenic Wayside has the only swimming hole in the Redmond area.

Bridge, but beware — they are close to the falls, which have claimed several lives over the years. The park is a popular family picnicking spot and alcohol-free. Little evidence exists of the town that once existed nearby, platted in 1903. In 1911, a hydroelectric plant at the falls — now unused but still standing — began providing electricity for nearby Redmond, which quickly grew beyond the tiny town of Cline Falls.

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Calendar of Events
September 1
Music in the Canyon, Redmond Rotary Arts Pavilion, 5:30-8 p.m., 541-504-6878 541-923-5191

September 17-19
Western Collectibles Auction & Ranch Roping, Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 541-548-2711

September 11
High Desert Inter-cultural Festival, Centennial Park, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; 541-610-3075 High Desert Swap Meet & Car Show, Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 541-548-2711

September 4
Community picnic sponsored by Redmond Area Park and Recreation District, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; 541-548-7275

October 1-29
Oregon Archaeology Celebration, Smith Rock State Park,

September 4-5
Oregon Trail Gun Show, Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 541-548-6878

September 15
Music in the Canyon, Redmond Rotary Arts Pavilion, 5:30-8 p.m., 541-504-6878

October 2-3
USA Mounted Archery Competition 2010, Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center,, 548-2711

September 8
Music on the Green, Sam Johnson Park, 6-7:30 p.m., free,

September 17-19
Redmond Centennial Harvest Festival, see for details, 541-504-2010

October 15-17
Fall Home Show, Deschutes
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Redmond’s annual Fish Fair takes place on the first day of fishing season in April.

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County Fair & Expo Center,, 548-2711

October 22-23
Central Oregon Women’s Expo, Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, www.expo., 548-2711

November 5-6
Snowflake Boutique, Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center,, 541-383-1821

November 6
Lord’s Acre Day, Powell Butte Church, www.powellbuttechurch .com, 541-548-3066

November 11
Veterans Day Parade, 10 a.m., downtown Redmond, 541-5484108

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A “Steel Stampede” of vintage motorcycles comes to Crooked River Ranch every May for races and other events.

November 26-January 2
Starfest Holiday Light Display, open nightly, Eagle Crest Resort, 541-923-2453

downtown Redmond, 541-9235191

November 12-14
Columbia River Pro Circuit Finals, Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, www.expo, 548-2711

December 4
Festival of the Trees, Eagle Crest Resort, www, 541-5487483

November 27
Starlight Christmas Parade,

Did you know?
Garbage pick-up is required inside the Redmond city limits and is included when you sign up for water and sewer service at Redmond City Hall, or by calling 541-923-7765. Garbage collection includes curbside recycling twice a month.

In addition, customers both in and outside the city limits can sign up for twice-a-month yard debris collection for an additional fee.

In Oregon, infants must ride in rear-facing car seats until they are 1 year old AND weigh 20 pounds. Children over 1 year and weighing between 20 and 40 pounds must be properly secured in a forward-facing child restraint, while children over 40 pounds must be secured in a booster seat until they reach 8 years old or are taller than 4 feet, 9 inches.

Deschutes County runs the Negus Transfer Station and recycling center at 2400 NE Maple Way, east of Highway 97 in Redmond. 541-548-7232; here.

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n addition to worship gatherings and adult fellowship, many churches in Redmond host programs specifically designed for youth, including Bible clubs for elementary students, summertime Vacation Bible Schools, and energized groups for middle school and high school youth. Here’s a sampling: U-Turn — Youth group for middle and high school students through the City Center Church. Middle school group meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m.; high school meets Sundays at 7 p.m. Both youth groups gather in The Center, on the corner of Southwest Eighth and Forest. Activities include summer camps, annual mission trips, music and retreats. Information: 541-548-7128; Club 24/7 — Youth group for middle and high school students through Word of Victory Church. All youth meet on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. in the youth building adjacent to the church, 645 S.E. Salmon Ave. Activities include outings, weekly studies and outreach programs. Information: 541-548-0464; Highland Baptist Chuch — Youth groups for middle and high school students. Highlighted activities are sleepovers and game nights in the church, annual mission trips, summer camps, rafting adventures and snow tubing trips. Information: 541548-4161; www.redmondhighland Powell Butte Christian Church — Middle and high school youth meet Sundays at 10 a.m. Groups participate in camping and boating ventures, fundraisers, and annual mission trips. Information: 541-5483066;


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Volunteers from The Bridge church work to spruce up downtown Redmond.

Redmond Community Presbyterian Church — Middle school students meet Sundays from 12:302 p.m. and high school students from 2-4 p.m. Kids participate in monthly outings, weekly Bible studies, an annual food drive and summer mission trips. Information: 541-548-3367 Central Oregon Youth for Christ meets in Redmond and operates independently from any specific church or denomination. Volunteers minister to teens throughout the community and encourage them to join a local church. Teens and staff meet regularly for fellowship and outreach ministries. Information: 541-548-5464;

1865 W. Antler Ave. Sunday worship, 8:30, 10:30 a.m., and 6 p.m.; family night, Wednesday 7 p.m. 541-548-4555; Bethel Church 717 S.W. Sixth St. Sunday worship, 11 a.m.; 541-548-7297 The Bridge Church of the Nazarene 2398 W. Antler Ave. Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m. 541-460-3024; Calvary Chapel 616 S.W. Ninth St. Sunday worship, 10 a.m.; Bible study, Wednesday, 7 p.m. 541-923-8614; Cascade Missionary Baptist Church 8515 7th Terrebonne. Sunday worship, 11 a.m., 6:30 p.m; Wednesday Bible study, 6:30 p.m. Christian Church of Redmond 536 S.W. 10th. Sunday traditional worship, 9 a.m.; contemporary,
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Amazing Grace Bible Fellowship 1789 SW Veterans Way, Suite A. Sunday worship 10 a.m. 541-5481772; Redmond Assembly of God

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10:30 a.m.; Friday evening worship, 6:30 p.m. 541-548-2974; Church of Christ North 7th and Jackpine Ave. Sunday worship, 10:45 a.m. 541-548-2234 Church of God Seventh-day 205 N.W. Fourth St. Saturday Sabbath school, 10 a.m.; Saturday worship, 11 a.m. 541-923-6323 Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints 450 S.W. Rimrock Way. Sunday First Ward ,11:30 a.m.; Second Ward, 9 a.m. 541-548-3215 City Center Church Corner of SW 8th and Forest Ave. Sunday worship, 7:30 a.m., 9 and 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday 7 p.m. Call for additional service times: 541548-7128; Community Presbyterian Church 529 N.W. 19th St. Sunday contemporary worship, 8:30 a.m.; traditional 11 a.m. 541-548-3367; Concordia Lutheran Mission 8286 11th St., Terrebonne. Divine service, 11 a.m. 541-325-6773 Dayspring (Foursquare) Christian Center 7801 N. 7th St., Terrebonne. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m. 541-548-1232; Desert Song Community Church 640 SW Evergreen Ave. Sunday worship, 10 a.m. 541-771-6548; Emmaus Lutheran Church (LCMS) 2175 SW Salmon Ave. Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m. 541-548-1473
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Highland Baptist Church 3100 S.W. Highland Ave. Sunday traditional worship, 9 a.m.; contemporary, 10:30 a.m., and traditional, 6 p.m. 541-548-4161; Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness 851 N.W. Canal Blvd. 541-5486977 Most Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Chapel 1051 S.W. Helmholtz Way. Traditional Latin Mass offered Sunday, 6 p.m., Monday, 9 a.m. 541-548-6416 Mountain View Fellowship Free Methodist Church 1475 SW 35th St. Sunday worship, 10 a.m. 541-923-4979 New Creations Life Center 240 S.W. Seventh St. Sunday worship, 10 a.m., Wednesday, 6 p.m. 541-548-6246; Powell Butte Christian Church 13720 SW Highway 126, Powell Butte. Sunday worship, 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m. 541-548-3066; Ranch Chapel at Crooked River Ranch Sunday worship, 11 a.m.; family fellowship, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. 541-923-8081 Redmond Assembly of God 1865 W. Antler Ave. Sunday worship 8:30, 10:30 a.m., and 6 p.m.; family night, Wednesday 7 p.m. 541-548-4555; Redmond Bible Fellowship 3721 SW 21st St. Service, 10:45 a.m. 541-923-6349 or 541-923-5314 Redmond Community Church 237 N.W. Ninth St. Sunday worship, 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. 541-

923-3023; Redmond Fellowship of Christian Cowboys Meets in Redmond Senior Center, 325 N.W. Dogwood Ave. Second and fourth Monday; potluck, 6:30 p.m., worship, 7 p.m. 541-788-5739 Redmond Missionary Baptist Church 1015 S.W. Cascade Ave. Sunday worship, 11 a.m.,5 p.m.; Wednesday, 7 p.m. 541-923-3990 Seventh-day Adventist 945 S.W. Glacier Ave. Sabbath school, 9:30 a.m., worship, 10:45 a.m. 541-923-0301 Smith Rock Community Church 8344 11th, Terrebonne. Sunday worship, 11 a.m., 6 p.m. 541-548-1315 Terrebonne Assembly of God 379 NW Smith Rock Way, Terrebonne. Sunday worship contemporary, 8:30 am; traditional, 11 a.m. 541-504-5212; St. Alban’s Episcopal 3277 N.W. 10th St. Communion, Wednesday, noon; Sunday worship 9 a.m. 541-548-4212 St. Thomas Catholic Church 1720 N.W. 19th Saturday Mass, 5:30 a.m.; Sunday Mass, 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.; Hispanic Mass, Sunday noon. 541-923-3390 Word of Victory 645 S.E. Salmon Ave. Sunday worship, 10 a.m., Wednesday, 7 p.m. 541-548-0464; Zion Lutheran Church (ELCA) 1113 S.W. Black Butte Blvd. June- August, service, 10 am; Sept.-May, contemporary, 8:30 a.m.; traditional 11 a.m. 541-923-7466;

Jan. Average maximum temperature Average minimum temperature Average precipitation (in inches) Average snowfall (in inches) Average last frost: June 18
Based on data from the Western Regional Climate Center, July 1, 1948-Dec. 31, 2009

April 60 29 .55 0.8

July 86 47 .41 0

Sept. 76 39 .38 0

42 22 1.06 6.3


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The Deschutes River, seen here in Bend, offers boundless recreation opportunities and endless beautiful scenery as it wends through the county on its way to the Columbia River.

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