Helicopter pilots training at airport

Helicopter pilots training at airport

Pilots will be training on large S-61N helicopters at the Madras Airport through March, due to...

Students avid about college prep class

Students avid about college prep class

Sixth-graders enroll To encourage more students to think about attending college, Jefferson...

Treadways named Livestockmen of Year

Treadways named Livestockmen of Year

Gerald and Dianne Treadway, owners of Grizzly Mountain Angus Ranch, were named the co-recipients...

Dubisar opens photo business

Dubisar opens photo business

Lisa Dubisar has a degree in environmental studies and was working as a biologist for the tribes,...

Teens offer tech class for seniors

Teens offer tech class for seniors

Seniors, need help with your cell phone, iPad, or other electronic device? Students in the...


Madras Features

January 21, 2015

CRR Chamber cancels gala

by Madras Pioneer
The Crooked River Ranch-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce has canceled its annual gala, which had been planned for Jan. 31. “The chamber board regrets that we are canceling our annual gala due to…
January 21, 2015

Culver school day is extended

by Madras Pioneer
Due to the school snow closures in November and December, the Culver School District will be making up instructional time during the second semester, according to Superintendent Stefanie Garber.…
January 21, 2015

Births

by Madras Pioneer
Micah Logan Kalama Katherine Kalama and Benjamin Holliday, of Warm Springs, are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Micah Logan Kalama, at 1:57 p.m., Jan. 3, at St. Charles Madras. At…
January 23, 2015

Fulton-Moe engaged

by Madras Pioneer
Channele Fulton and Austin Moe, both of Prineville, have announced their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Rod and Tralina Fulton of Prineville. She is a 2011 graduate of Crook…
Photo Credit: SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - Showing the classroom's greenhouse, which will soon get a heater to allow them to start plants earlier, are, from left front, Melissa Colburn, Ace Smith, Sky Kinley, Erickson's Thriftway Manager Dan Walston, Brooke Williams, and Nathan Youngman. In the back row, from left, are Tim Merrill, teacher Martha Ahern, assistant Dan Peterson, Casey Bresson, and assistant Kim Urbach.
January 14, 2015

Class to raise native plants in greenhouse

by Susan Matheny
The Madras High School Transition Center for special needs students has received a $250 grant from Erickson’s Thriftway to purchase a heater for the classroom greenhouse. The center, located at…
Photo Credit: JEFF WILSON/MADRAS PIONEER - Watching the game at Wild Winds Station.
January 14, 2015

Duck Fans Rally

by Madras Pioneer
Duck fans Scott Jividen and Brooke Peterson cheer for their team while watching Monday night’s NCAA National Championship game at Wild Wind Station in Madras.
Photo Credit: SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - Clay Tanler was recognized for his support of the cattle industry.
January 14, 2015

Tanler honored for helping industry

by Susan Matheny
Since 1989, the Jefferson County Livestock Association has been giving out the Special Recognition Award to recognize individuals, organizations or businesses that have impacted and supported…
Israel Reynoso is stocking his new business with indoor gardening supplies.
January 14, 2015

Indoor garden shop opens in Madras

by Susan Matheny
Madras Indoor Garden Supply opened this month in downtown Madras, at 241 S.E. Fifth St., two doors up the hill from Rio Restaurant. Owner Israel Reynoso has 17 years of experience with plants…
Photo Credit: SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - Mia Gamboa won the Supreme Beef Award.
January 14, 2015

Gamboa wins Supreme Beef award

by Madras Pioneer
Duff is runner-up The Supreme Beef Award recognizes 4-H and FFA members who have participated at the Jefferson County Fair with a market steer. Criteria for the award is based on cost of gain,…
January 14, 2015

Western Title in Harriman Building

by Madras PIoneer
Since July 2014, Western Title and Escrow has had had a temporary location in Madras. But now, they are announcing a permanent office location at 212 S.W. Fourth St., Suite 101, Madras, in the…

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Jan 14, 2015

Tryouts set for spring comedy

by Madras Pioneer
Name of play revealed “Mobile Home, Sweet Home,” a two-act comedy play by Pat Cook, has been selected as the spring production of the High Desert Community Theater Guild. A casting call, with…
Jan 14, 2015

Get started at COCC

by Madras Pioneer
Central Oregon Community College is offering a “Getting Started” presentation at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 20, in Room 105 on the COCC Madras Campus. This is an opportunity for prospective…
Jan 14, 2015

Homan promoted at AmeriTitle

by Madras Pioneer
AmeriTitle has promoted Justin Homan to assistant vice president and general manager of the Madras, Prineville, and Burns operations. Homan will maintain his position as general manager of…
Vietnam veteran Lloyd Rohde's photo has been obtained.
Jan 14, 2015

Project seeks photos for Vietnam memorial

by Susan Matheny
Did anyone know Vietnam veteran Daniel J. Tababoo Jr., of Culver? If so, Janna Hoehn of Maui, Hawaii, wants to talk to you. The name of Tababoo, who passed away in 1968, is one of the thousands…
Photo Credit: SUSAN MATHENY - Calves in a field on Loucks Road enjoy a sunny respite from the cold last weekend as warmer weather began to melt the snow.
Jan 07, 2015

Livestock raisers plan banquet

by Madras Pioneer
The Jefferson County Livestock Association will hold its 63rd annual meeting and banquet on Saturday, Jan. 10, at the Inn at Cross Keys Station in Madras. The meeting begins at 11 a.m.,…
Photo Credit: SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - At Juniper Hills Park on the site of the future dugouts are Rotary member Pat Boyle, back left, Little League President Robert Holcomb and safety coordinator Gary King, and Rotary member Martti Rahi. Front, from left, are Rotary member Tina Dickson, Little League vice president Andrea Brown, and Little League secretary Jennifer Holcomb.
Jan 07, 2015

Rotary picks Little League as partner

by Susan Matheny
The Jefferson County Rotary Club has selected Jefferson County Little League as its partner for its 23rd Cherry Tree Celebration fundraising event, slated for Feb. 28. As the partner, Little…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Culver FBLA members with collected food donations.
Jan 07, 2015

Culver FBLA collects food

by Madras Pioneer
Culver High School Future Business Leaders Association members helped collect food in December for the Culver Community Improvement Groups food drive for Christmas baskets. Students volunteered…
Ed and Phyllis Davis
Jan 07, 2015

Davises celebrate 60th anniversary

by Madras Pioneer
Ed and Phyllis Davis of Salem, formerly of Three Rivers, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Dec. 27, with family and friends at the Inn at Cross Keys, followed by an evening at Indian…
Jan 07, 2015

Pesticide collection a success

by Madras Pioneer
More than 84,000 pounds of unused, outdated, or even banned pesticide products have been collected this year at five planned events in Oregon as part of state funding tied to the Pesticide…
Jan 07, 2015

Plans readied for Farm Fair

by Madras Pioneer
The 35th Annual Central Oregon Farm Fair and Trade Show will be held Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 4-5, at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. The Central Oregon Farm Fair and Trade Show, sponsored…




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