Sageland Magazine Summer 2017

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A Special Section Publication produced by The Pamplin Media Group - All Rights Reserved - 2017

MHS frosh attend preview week

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Students meet teachers, coaches, get familiar with Madras High School building.

Some services closed during eclipse

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Offices submit notice they won't be open on certain days during the solar eclipse.

Post office issues eclipse postmarks

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Postmarks will be issued at Madras and Warm Springs post offices on Aug. 21 only.

Heart of Oregon reaches funding milestone

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Heart of Oregon Corps employs area youths in the forest and to build new homes.

School start dates listed

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Warm Springs has already started, other schools note days and supplies needed.

Pet plans for fire evacuations

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Nena Springs and Ashwood wildfires prompt tips on care of pets and animals during fires.

Lake Chinook Fire ready for eclipse campers

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Extra ambulance and crew, EMS personnel, radio repeater installed to handle influx.

Hotline for eclipse updates

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211Info is the hotline number to call, text, or view on the websitefor safety, traffic, etc.

Campfires banned in state parks

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Restrictions also in place on Oregon beaches through Aug. 21 due to fire hazard.

Growers, field burning adjust for eclipse

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Agricultural businesses nervous over possibilities of gridlock and limited field burning.

Our Community marks 10th year

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Heat and smoke keep some away, but thousands still turn out for free services and supplies.

Eclipse Tips for Visitors

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Fill up with gasoline, snacks and water before coming here; dress for hot weather.

Veterans enter free at Museum at Warm Springs

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Active duty veterans and up to five family members can visit free through Labor Day.

Sen. Wyden to visit W.S.

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He will hold a town hall meeting to get citizen input on health care and other issues.

Threshing bee, picnic planned

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The Jefferson County Historical Society invites the public to join the old-fashioned event.

Eclipse art featured at gallery

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Art Adventure Gallery in Madras is the 'Eclipse Epicenter' for art souvenirs.

Protect your eyesight with solar glasses

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Looking directly at the sun can permanently damage your eyes, and there is no cure.

Library has free eclipse glasses

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Come in and show your library card to receive free solar glasses for your family.

Births

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Birth announcements for July 27 through Aug. 9, for babies born at St. Charles Madras.

Cemeteries temporarily closing

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To preserve the dignity and sanctity of the cemeteries, they will be closed eclipse week.

Cyclist raising funds for Christian school

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Grant plans to ride his bicycle through all 36 Oregon counties and log around 2,000 miles.

Hagedorns close Ralph's TV, sell store

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Sale of building to Bed Mart of Portland is pending; will carry beds and furniture.

Wild Bleu offers downtown food, fun

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Brews on tap, lawn games for families and individuals, or relax and work on a craft.

Fox completes 100-mile European march

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As one of three U.S. representatives, Sgt. Fox was asked to carrythe NATO flag.

Crowds enjoy new look of the fair

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Carnival located at back of grounds, more vendors, new wild horse racing event.

Eclipse tips for locals

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Essential information for local residents to prepare before the crowds get here.

School health clinic has new provider

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Michaela Nalamliang is certified pediatric nurse practitioner and sees all children.

Gregg is Miss Teen of Oregon

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Metolius 17-year-old will be holding a fundraiser on Aug. 12, to help her attend nationals.

Howling Boy Tech ready to help

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Will be offering a class on boosting your business during the eclipse Aug. 2, 5:30 p.m., Elks Lodge.

Threshing bee, picnic planned

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The Jefferson County Historical Society invites the public to join the old-fashioned event.

Run/walk a fundraiser for Lacey Miller

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Culver woman with multiple sclerosis to be part of stem cell reseach project in Chicago.

Rehwinkels open Rib Rak BBQ

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The new rib food service is located at New Basin Distillery just north of Madras.

Girl's CD benefits children in war-torn areas

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Former Madras family moves to England, daughter helps get Adele to sing for the War Child charity,

Susie McEntire sets Antelope concert

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This is McEntire's 26th free country music concert, which also features Joni Harms.

Churches gear up for park event

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The 10th annual Our Community - Faith in Action, with free services and giveaways for all, is Aug. 5

CASA volunteers sworn in

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Jefferson County in need of advocates for 31 children on a waiting list. Other counties' CASAs used.

Threshing demonstration slated

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Volunteers needed to helpstack sheaves of wheat in the field on July 29, at the fairgrounds.

Gallery has 'Eclipse Epicenter' show

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Tourists visiting Madras will be looking for that perfect solar eclipse souvenir.

4-Hers place at state shooting contest

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The contest has archery, hunting skills, muzzleloading, pistol, rifle, shotgun; involved 324 youths.

Church plans eclipse service

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Whole community and tourist visitors invited to attend the multi-church service in Sahalee Park.

Eclipse quilt helps food pantry

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Madras ladies design quilt scene with NASA scientist in the woodlands, ready to view the eclipse.

Donations will help Madras woman get life-saving…

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Needs to travel to doctor in California where they are working on a treatment for her.

Relay boots up donations to surpass goal

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The annual fundraiser for cancer research raises over $74,298 as walkers circle the track.

Free school backpacks

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Madras TCC store giving away backpacks loaded with school supplies - first come, first served.

Witches flying to eclipse

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Madras woman handcrafting 'Kitchen Witches' to give tourists a lucky eclipse souvenir.

Births

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Birth announcements for St. Charles Madras and other hospitals for the week of July 19.

Free event to focus on galaxy studies

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Scientist Jeff Hall will be at the Madras PAC July 19 with a program about the galaxy and the potential of life outside of earth.

Basic skills classes empower students

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COCC classes in reading, writing and math start people on the path they are seeking.

Chautauqua arrives with parade, free workshops

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Actors, musicians bring fun cultural activities to Madras, Culver and Warm Springs

Madras native Buettner researching dark matter

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MHS graduate slated as speaker at astrophysics conference in Texas, on the theory that dark matter is made up of neutrinos

Gallery features photo exhibit by Edward Heath

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Warm Springs photographer captures artistic shots of horses, animals in the wild, native dancers.

1917 buggy wreck recalled

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Hay Creek Ranch workers responded to a buggy crash that took the life of a 12-year-old 100 years ago.

Gomeses celebrate 50th anniversary

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Antelope area ranchers Don and Candy Gomes will hold a celebration at the Eagle Valley Ranch.

Sureline purchases Jefferson Broadband

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Sureline Broadband now employs seven people at the Madras business, which covers the entire Central Oregon area.

Antlered Teepee Espresso stand opens

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Siblings, who love coffee, open coffee stand next to NAPA Auto Parts, and plan to offer free samples July 7.

Friends open Meraki Salon

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Three locals decide to open their own salon, combining their talents, in remodeled building on D Street.

Business does odd jobs for seniors

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Rachel and Daniel Wrought, of Fe2 Works, work to help seniors in local communities maintain their independence.

Horse fair canceled

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This weekend's Jefferson County 4-H Horse Fair has been canceled, due to several youths leaving the progam.

New Copper Ridge RV park at CRR

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Ryan Dean, of D&G Partners, plans to open a premium-level RV resort at Crooked River Ranch in August.

Library youth programs garner state award

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Traveling storyteller and youth services specialist offer outstanding early literacy programs to local kids.

JROTC cadets ravel to D-Day ceremonies in France

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Student cadets participate in memorial parade and cemetery ceremonies, visit Omaha and Utah beach sites.

Dawes earns top AWANA award

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Cornerstone Baptist Church presents the Awana Club's highest award to girl in program 10 years.

UMC helps obtain important documents

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Volunteers help people replace lost birth certificates, driver's licenses and other important documents.

Locomotive steams by Madras

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The Daylight engine draws many photographers as it chugs up the Deschutes River Canyon railroad.

Help plan Madras biking trails

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Madras is poised to join the ranks of Central Oregon's hundreds of miles of mountain bike trails.

Vacation Bible schools slated

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Cornerstone Baptist and United Methodist churches in Madras offering vacation Bible school fun.

Births

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Birth announcements for Aibel Mariluz Castillo-Perez and Amelian Madison Sevilla, born at St. Charles Madras.

Students tackle welding certification test

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Tester from Bend comes to MHS to watch six students try out their welding skills in an attempt to earn national welding certification.

Madras Christian School to open

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After a six-year closure, the Christian school will reopen with new teacher Melissa McCrery, a graduate of Walla Walla University.

Breakfast honors 509-J retirees

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Past and current teachers and staff from the 509-J District gather to acknowledge the accomplishments of the year's retirees.

Suppah selected for technology conference

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MHS sophomore picked for honors program for students who are passionate about science, technology, engineering and math.

Cribbage classic tourney coming

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Players from all over the U.S. and Canada are coming to Madras to enter the sanctioned tournament.

Relay sets luminaria event

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Purchase a Relay For Life luminaria for lighting ceremony to honor a loved one, or in memory of someone.

Bend Research, OMSI visit summer reading

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Kids will hear presentations by scientists, visit OMSI planetarium. Bus transportation for Culver, Warm Springs kids.

Farm Bureau donates groceries

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Jefferson County and other members gather at Erickson's Thriftway to purchase shopping carts full of groceries for Ronald McDonald House.

Youth Challenge cadets graduate

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Leonard Polk, of Warm Springs, is among the cadets graduating from the Oregon National Guard's youth program.

Skidmore honored as Battle of Midway vet

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Madras World War II veteran attends the 75th anniversary of the battle aboard the USS Midway aircraft carrier, which is now a museum.

Young farmer finds niche for meat sales

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Originally from England, the Gunther family settled in Culver, where Cameron Gunther raises free-range chickens and pigs, and makes banger sausages.

Gerkes honored as Relay cancer survivors

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Madras husband and wife both faced cancer and tell their stories of treatment and being survivors. The Gerkes will be featured at Relay For Life.

Donation promotes music programs

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Bette Wallan Memorial makes large donations to Culver and Madras high school music programs for instruments and activities.

Join Summer Reading fun

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Tuesday summer library programs will dazzle young readers with books, fun activities, and an OMSI science festival.

Births

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Births for the week of May 30 at St. Charles Madras hospital include Zion Red Road Frank, of Warm Springs.

Madras Physical Therapy opens new clinic

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Take a tour during the open house on June 19.

Madras Saturday Market opens

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Pick up bedding plants for the garden, and fresh produce for the table.

Tap house a new venture for Madras barber

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Outdoor, family friendly atmosphere with three food carts and a fire pit.

Seniors bid farewell to MHS, CHS

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Photos are snapped as seniors get ready and march in to receive their diplomas.

Hannon opens dance studio

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Offering ballet, tap, yoga, tumbling Pilates, ballrooom dance and summer dance camps.

'La La Land' movie shown

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Library film center is showing the Oscar winning movie for free on Friday.

Stram-Osegueda announce engagement

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Plan outdoor July wedding at Chinook Winds in Lincoln City.

Millers to mark 70th anniversary

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Celebration on June 17 will also mark her 90th and his 95th birthdays.

Davises celebrate anniversary

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Married 50 years - just not the whole time to each other

CRR garden club to hold plant sale

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Perennials grown by members of the Mariposa Lily Garden Club.

Relay remembers Frances Dickson

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This year's 'In Memory Of' honoree grew up in the Antelope area.

Grand opening at New Basin Distillery

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Molitor will become the full-time distiller and debut 'Resignation Rye' whiskey.

Birth announcements

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Annabel Grace Whitaker is born at St. Charles Madras hospital.

Civil War Re-enactment at Camp Sherman

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Northwest Civil War Council brings history to life in battles, camp life

Culver students to film eclipse

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High atmosphere balloon launch part of many STEM Fest science and technology projects.

Zumwalt featured in June at Art Adventure Gallery

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Open house reception is scheduled for 5:30-7 p.m., at the gallery.

Family helping plant mission in Romania

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Will convert an old, four-story clothing factory into a mission with an orphanage, school and a church.

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