Kaitlin Strohschein

Redmond Rousers rounding up bikes, other toys for kids in Peru

“Service above self” is the motto of Rotary International. The saying also defines the mission of the Redmond Rousers, a local chapter of the club,… Continue reading


Pizza tossers throw out inhibitions, stretch their skills

Pizza dough flew through the air in the parking lot of Frankie’s Pizza and Pasta in Redmond last Saturday afternoon during the restaurant’s first Pizza… Continue reading


Youth skateboarding competition features plenty of high-flying fun

Last Saturday's RedSkate, a youth-only skateboarding competition at Edge Skate Park, began with a fall, but featured plenty of fun.The competition was scheduled to start… Continue reading

Youngsters launch rockets as part of Science Adventures summer camp

“It smells disgusting!” yelled 7-year-old Elijah Shon.“Yeah! It smells like gasoline!” another youngster shouted.The kids were describing a scent that trailed behind miniature rockets they… Continue reading

Teen promotes her book on starting non-profits

Shortly after teenage author Dallas Jessup earned her black belt, as a 13-year-old, she saw a security video tape on the news that showed the… Continue reading

Radio operators ‘ham’ it up at Farrel-McWhirter Park

When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in August of 2005, it washed away land-based forms of communication. Cell phones didn’t work, either, because providers couldn’t… Continue reading