Bend High School class of 1973 will hold a reunion Friday and Saturday; 5:30 p.m. Friday at Crux Fermentation Project, 50 S.W. Division St., Bend; free; and 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Bend Golf and Country Club, 61045 Country Club Drive; $40; registration required; Jennifer Stenkamp, 541-548-0711, Facebook page “Bend High School Class of 1973” or

Bend High School class of 1968 will hold a reunion Saturday; 6-10 p.m. at Country Catering, 900 S.E. Wilson Ave.; $30 per person; registration required; Arlo Young,, or 503-871-7737.

Bend High School class of 1983 will hold a reunion Aug. 17-18; informal gathering at Bend Brewfest at Les Schwab Amphitheater during the early afternoon on Aug. 17; 6-11 p.m. Aug. 17; McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 N.W. Bond St.; 12-3 p.m. Aug. 18; no-host picnic at Pioneer Park; $45 per person; RSVP Mary Stenkamp Weinberg, 503-703-8283 or

College notes

The following local students graduated from Washington State University in Spring 2013: Katelyn A. Krebs, Mary E. Linker, Rachel E. Swaney and Chase L. Yeakel.

Zack W. Almquist, of Bend, has graduated with a doctorate of philosophy in sociology at the University of California, Irvine. He is a 2001 graduate of Bend High School, a 2005 graduate of the University of Oregon Clark Honors College and the son of Bob and Marilyn Almquist, of Bend. In the fall of 2013, Almquist will be joining University of Minnesota’s sociology and statistics departments as an assistant professor.