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Smokey Bear Birthday Card Contest and Birthday Celebration
Kids grades 1-5 are encouraged to help us wish Smokey Bear a Happy 70th Birthday by creating a personal birthday card. Drop off cards by April 19, winners announced and cards displayed at the Smokey Bear 70th Birthday celebration Wednesday, April 23. For contest rules,
Preservation Month Photography Contest
Capture your favorite piece of Deschutes County's History and you could win the first Preservation Month photography contest! For contest information,
Curious About The Bend Emblem?
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Confiscated stills in front of the jail, c. 1920
Brooks Scanlon Mill A, 1915
Reid School's first teachers, 1914
A Pond Monkey, the most agile mill worker
Pilot Butte Inn, 1918
Bend Brick and Lumber Co. first shipment, 1911
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