MHS health clinic opens

MHS health clinic opens

Operating on a reduced schedule until permanent provider arrives in July.

Metolius bench helps friends meet

Metolius bench helps friends meet

Two fifth-graders have idea, get high schoolers to construct it.

Rat Rod drawing nears

Rat Rod drawing nears

The Madras High School Boosters will draw the winning ticket on April 4.

Seniors enjoy Irish ballads

Seniors enjoy Irish ballads

Triur Amaden band members hitch up their kilts to play for St. Patrick's Day.


Madras Features

March 22, 2017

Historical society sets dinner

by Susan Matheny
Bing Bingham will be the guest speaker, local historic books will be on sale.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Student Jon Ford helps release fish on the Metolius River.
March 22, 2017

MHS students help release salmon

by Madras Pioneer
Natural resources class works with biologists on the Metolius River.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Rotary members Martti Rahi, left, Tina Dickson and Meg Cummings present a check to JCEMS Assistant Chief Mike Lepin.
March 22, 2017

Rotary presents check to JCEMS

by Madras Pioneer
Funds will be used to purchase life-saving breathing devices for paramedics to use.


March 22, 2017

Event has info for caregivers

by Madras Pioneer
Caregivers can learn ways to care for themselves, get tips on helping agencies and programs.
March 22, 2017

Births

by Madras Pioneer
Birth announcements from St. Charles Madras for the dates of March 11 and 14.
DEBI STINSON PHOTO - Tomi City exchange students and chaperons gathering at Madras High School include, from left, Kiichi Yoshiike, Shoya Tokida, Yumikko Konishi, Haruka Miyashita, Etsu Katada, Lisa Yamazaki, and Akiko Oi.
March 15, 2017

Sister City students visit Madras

by Susan Matheny
Students attend Madras High School, tour Central Oregon hot spots
SARA ROGERS PHOTO - Cook-off winners, from left, Mary Amborn, Tatiana Felix and Sophia Pulido, from Culver, pose with fellow competitors Ethan Benham, Melissa Baldwin, Perla Cohetzaltitla, and Weslie Thomas, from JCMS, and Milan Clement and Jason Tohet Jr, from Warm Springs K-8 Academy.
March 15, 2017

Student chefs hold tasty cook-off

by Susan Matheny
Warm Springs middle school team competes for the first time
SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - Steve Jansen, friends, and a crew from Bend Lock and Safe roll the 2,000-3,000-pound safe up a ramp into the old courthouse.
March 15, 2017

Original safe returns to old courthouse

by Susan Matheny
On loan from Jefferson County Historical Society for a permanent display
SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - Sign maker Brandon Searcy, with son Corbin on his shoulders, his wife Amber, and Kids Club Operations Manager Christy Comstock, back right, and a group of Kids Club members show off the newly decorated bus, which will allow members to get out and do more active excursions.
March 15, 2017

Kids Club gets flashy bus for new adventures

by Susan Matheny
Grant from Central Oregon Health Council provides funds for bus, activities.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Cara Shufelt will be the guest speaker.
March 15, 2017

Teens help form human dignity group

by Madras Pioneer
Community invited to show support at a meeting March 15 at the library annex

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - The High Desert Community Theater cast.
Mar 15, 2017

Community theater play this week

by Madras Pioneer
High Desert Community Theater Guild's first performance in the Madras PAC
MADRAS PIONEER PHOTO - Signs are being placed around town to draw attention to the need.
Mar 15, 2017

More foster homes needed in Jefferson County

by Susan Matheny
Many children are being sent out of the county due to lack of local foster homes.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Micaela and Debby Taylor read a book at Culver Elementary's 20th Green Eggs and Ham Dinner. Every child received a free book.
Mar 15, 2017

Culver feasts on green eggs and ham

by Madras Pioneer
Honoring author Dr. Seuss and event organizer, Culver teacher Cindy Dix
Mar 15, 2017

Free seed starting class offered

by Madras Pioneer
Madras Garden Depot will show which veggies and flowers do best in our area
MADRAS PIONEER - The Jefferson County Community Read selection.
Mar 08, 2017

Events lining up for Community Read

by Susan Matheny
Book club, art gallery show, author's presentation on tap for Community Read
SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - The 77s Garage has several sizes of trucks and trailers to choose from.
Mar 08, 2017

77's Garage adds U-Haul

by Madras Pioneer
A wide variety of trucks and trailers to serve the Jefferson County area
SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - Cristine Keever sits at her piano with daughter, Solene, 1 1/2, with a hat from one of her costumes on top of the piano.
Mar 08, 2017

Madras singer in La Boheme production

by Susan Matheny
Keever says this is a wonderful performance for first-time opera goers.
SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - Dean Boyle is the new location manager of the Pratum Co-op facility in Madras.
Mar 08, 2017

Pratum Co-op purchases CHS

by Susan Matheny
The new company is planning major improvements to the facility and equipment.
SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - 'Origins: Release and Transformation' is a bronze and stone sculpture by architect and artist Donald Stastny, of Portland.
Mar 08, 2017

A progression of artwork

by Susan Matheny
Portland sculptor and painter Donald J. Stastny is the featured artist at Art Adventure Gallery in March.
Mar 08, 2017

COCC has health career info

by Madras Pioneer
Bend campus will hold session on careers from dental assisting to pharmacy tech.