Cascade Horizon Band coming to PAC

Cascade Horizon Band coming to PAC

The Cascade Horizon Band will present a benefit concert for the Madras High School Band at 2...

Arbor Day action

Arbor Day action

The city of Madras celebrated its 22nd year as a Tree City USA Community with an Arbor Day event...

Multicultural events at COCC

Multicultural events at COCC

Three Central Oregon Community College events, including one in Madras, will feature the cultures...

Culver Christian athletes stand up for beliefs

Culver Christian athletes stand up for beliefs

Culver High School started a "huddle" of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes back in 2010, when...


Madras Features

April 29, 2015

FireFree cleanup coming

by Madras Pioneer
The 15th annual FireFree Community Cleanup will be held May 2, 3, 9, and 10. Residents may bring their yard debris, to the collection site at Box Canyon Transfer Station for free during the…
April 29, 2015

Free bike turnups at roundup

by Madras Pioneer
Kids and families are invited to get their bikes tuned up for spring riding at the Bike Roundup and Rodeo, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 2, at the Madras Aquatic Center. Sponsored by…
April 29, 2015

Create comics at the library

by Madras Pioneer
Comic author teaches class Do you have an interest in creating your own comic books? Artist Dresden Moss of Airship Cascadia Comics, in Madras, is offering two classes on creating comic books…
April 29, 2015

Quilt show readied

by Madras Pioneer
The Country Quilters of Jefferson County Quilt Show will be held at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds on Saturday, May 2, from 12-5:00, and on Sunday, May 3, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Quilt entries…
April 29, 2015

Oscar films slated for May

by Madras Pioneer
The Jefferson County Library Film Center is featuring Academy Award winning films in May. All films are shown for free at the Rodriguez Annex, 134 S.E. E St., Madras, and refreshments are…
April 29, 2015

Births

by Madras Pioneer
Elisa Mae Cortez Amber Coonce and Jonathan Cortez, of Madras, are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Elisa Cortez, at 12:04 p.m., April 20, at St. Charles Madras. At birth, Elisa…
PETE MCCRACKEN PHOTO - Children enjoy some fun on the MountainStar playground in Madras.
April 22, 2015

MountainStar helps bolster single mom

by Nick Rotunno
By Nick Rotunno Guest writer Cat Edwards listened to her doctors, weighed her options and made the decision quickly. It was the spring of 2013. The tumor on the peripheral nerve in her left leg,…
April 22, 2015

Arbor Day events planned

by Madras Pioneer
The city of Madras is marking its 22nd year as a Tree City USA Community. The public is invited to join city staff, the city’s Urban Forestry Commission, area residents and the local Kids Club…
April 22, 2015

Live well despite a chronic condition

by Madras Pioneer
Do you or someone you know live with a health condition that affects daily life? A Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop series to achieve a healthier way of living for people living with…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Cascade Horizon Band is giving performances in Central Oregon this spring.
April 22, 2015

Cascade Horizon Band coming to PAC

by Madras Pioneer
The Cascade Horizon Band will present a benefit concert for the Madras High School Band at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 3, in the Madras Performing Arts Center. Enjoy the music of marches, jazz and…

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - Ashleen Smith's entry was inspired by 'The Hobbit.'
Apr 22, 2015

JCMS girl wins literary award

by Susan Matheny
A letter to an author has won Jefferson County Middle School eighth-grader, Ashleen Smith, a level II third place honorable mention award in the Letters About Literature contest. She competed…
Apr 22, 2015

United Fund accepting grant applications

by Madras Pioneer
Jefferson County has been chosen to receive an award of $12,282 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. A local board, made up of the Jefferson County United Fund…
Apr 22, 2015

Births

by Madras Pioneer
Parker Irvin Edwin Sampson Rebecca Sampson and Dustin Riggs, of Warm Springs are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Parker Irvin Edwin Sampson, at 6:40 a.m., April 15, at St. Charles…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Marine patrol boats cruise on Lake Billy Chinook.
Apr 22, 2015

Marine academy trains in Madras

by Madras Pioneer
During the weeks of April 26 through May 9, newly recruited marine deputies and troopers from around the state will converge in Jefferson County for the Marine Board's annual Marine Law…
SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - Author Katherine Schlock-Noe, left, visits with Fran Davis of Crooked River Ranch at a book signing at Art Adventure Gallery in Madras.
Apr 22, 2015

Author Schlick-Noe visits W.S., Madras

by Madras Pioneer
Jefferson County Community Read featured author Katherine Schlick-Noe spoke to some 40 old friends and others at the Warm Springs Library on Friday, did a book signing at Art Adventure Gallery…
Apr 15, 2015

Test drive a car, raise money for MHS

by Madras Pioneer
Local residents will soon have the chance to raise money for Madras High School by test driving a new car. TS&S Ford, of Madras, is bringing Ford Motor Co.’s “Drive 4 UR School” program to…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Author Katherine Schlick Noe
Apr 15, 2015

Warm Springs has a hold on author

by Susan Matheny
Community Read author Katherine Schlick Noe visits The community of Warm Springs evokes warm memories for Katherine Schlick Noe, author of this year’s Jefferson County Community Read book…
SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - New COCC administrator Jeremy Green stands outside the main office as enrollment and office specialist Carrie McCormick looks on.
Apr 15, 2015

Green hired to direct COCC Madras

by Susan Matheny
Jeremy Green has been hired as the new campus administrator for the Madras branch of Central Oregon Community College, replacing Courtney Snead, who retired to be at home with her newborn. Born…
Apr 15, 2015

Meet author Katherine Schlick Noe

by Madras Pioneer
April 16 . Meet author Katherine Schlick Noe at Art Adventure Gallery, from 5:30-6:30 p.m., and view the art exhibit inspired by her book. April 17 . At 5:30 p.m., the author will present a talk…
Apr 15, 2015

Parade opens family fun at Sahalee Park

by Madras Pioneer
Week of the Young Child The Week of the Young Child will be celebrated in Jefferson County, April 12-18. The big event will be held Saturday, April 18, at Sahalee Park in Madras, beginning with…




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