Culver slates Harvest Carnival

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The Culver Elementary Parent Teacher Organization will hold its first Harvest Carnival on Oct. 12.

Senior health fair slated

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A Senior Health Fair will be held Tuesday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the senior center.

4-H plans kickoff party

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There will be pumpkin and gourd picking, games, prizes, food and carameled apples.

Cowdeo bucks this Saturday

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The annual kid-style rodeo event is fun for participants and spectators alike.

Metolius to celebrate new floor at train depot

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A celebration of the completion of a new floor at the Metolius Train Depot will be held Oct. 13.

Births

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Birth announcements for the week of Sept. 30 through Oct. 5, from St. Charles Madras hospital.

Distinguished Alumni inspire MHS students

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Madras High School welcomed its second annual group of Distinguished Alumni.

Homecooking at RJ's food truck

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Rachel Griffith and Josh Hatfield opened RJ's food truck in July, and are now at Wild Bleu.

Culver royalty crowned

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Culver High School announced Margie Beeler and Cole Little as the Homecoming Queen and King.

MHS selects homecoming king, queen

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Xenia Figueroa and Harrison Manu were selected as the Homecoming Queen and King on Sept. 29.

Beyond Words salon closes

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Building sells, business owners must relocate and are still seeking a permanent location.

First Interstate opens Madras branch

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Bank of Cascades, First Interstate merge as one company under First Interstate name.

Friday the 13th film at library

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'Meet the Patels' documentary and 'Princess Bride' classic on tap at library film center.

Truck sideswipes hay barn

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McDonald's delivery truck driver chokes on coffee, blacks out on way from Madras to Prineville.

Ragtime Festival in Shaniko and Madras

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Shaniko joins with Madras Airtime Music Festival to feature vintage music artists.

Why I Stand with Immigrants, and You Should Too

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Local pastor travels to Washington, D.C., to advocate for DACA students, participants.

Sign up for annual Cowdeo

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A new saddle is the top prize for youths who enter the rodeo-style event at the fairgrounds.

Homecoming barbecue and events set

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MHS celebrates spirit week with alumni event, Friday barbecue, pep assembly and football.

Spotlight on students' achievements

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Middle school students and parents packed the School District 509-J board room Monday night.

Get ready for Cardio Challenge

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Fee includes free use of the Madras Aquatic Center and the Madras Athletic Club.

VFW scholarship competition begins

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Voice of Democracy and Patriot's Pen essay contests offer local, regional, national awards.

Famous pet show coming to Madras

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Popovich Comedy Pet Theater was recently voted the best family show in Las Vegas.

Music festival slated in Madras

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At the Erickson Aircraft Collection, featuring muitiple bluegrass, ragtime bands and more.

Apply for Tomi City exchange

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Organizers seeking a group of high school students to travel to Japan Sister City.

Births

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Births for August 22 through September 15 at St. Charles Madras hospital in Madras.

State school test results released

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Culver improves, 509-J down in science, but English proficiency soars at MHS.

Three-day film festival features horses

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Salmon bake dinner in W.S., film showings, chance to meet directors at Madras PAC.

OSU Extension Explorations

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Music, fun science activities, free baked potato bar part of OSU Community Day.

New shuttle service to Portland

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Mt. Hood Teleporter is a luxury shuttle with massaging captain's chairs, WIFI.

Apply for cultural fund grants

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Projects in arts, humanities, cultural and heritage areas can apply for grants.

Locals part of Festival of Cultures

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The event includes Warm Springs tribal dancers, Madras City Councilor Denise Piza.

Developing an entrepreneurial edge

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COCC's Small Business Development Center dispenses experience and advice for entrepreneurs.

Free food, fun at OSU Extension Community Day

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Sahalee Park will be the scene of hands-on fun activities for kids this Saturday.

509-J to hire five full-time substitutes

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Collaborative teacher teams for each grade are a district goal for this school year.

Student home from burn center

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Benefit raffle raises funds for medical expenses; he hopes to return to college this fall.

Flamingos flock to local lawns

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Madras, Kholeen's Kloset decorate lawns to raise funds for Sahalee Splash Park.

RV reservations for fair scheduled

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The Jefferson County Buildings and Grounds Department will begin taking RV reservations on Oct. 2.

Free mentoring for new businesses

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A six-month mentoring program is geared to entrepreneurs in the Madras area.

Apply to be a Senate page

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The deadline is Sept. 22 for students to apply to be a Senate page sponsored by Sen. Jeff Merkley.

Solar glasses collected

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Groups partnering to collect used solar eclipse glasses for the next event in 2019.

Births

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Births announced at St. Charles Madras hospital from Sept. 4 through Sept. 5.

Tourists, locals enjoy eclipse events in W.S.

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Hundreds turn out for NASA events at school, wildfire doesn't stop Kah-Nee-Ta tourists.

Father, sons open Barbell Benders

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Family turns old Children's Learning Center building into fitness training center.

Mi Casa moves to downtown

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The Escalante family opens its new restaurant in time to be swamped by eclipse crowd.

Hiking Italy's Cinque Terre

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Trails connecting five villages provide sweeping views while testing hikers' knees.

National Prayer Day, Sept. 11

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The Madras Gospel Mission Center is open for prayers for the nation on Sept. 11.

Madras Pioneer has eclipse posters

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Posters feature a train going over Willow Creek trestle, with the eclipsed sun in the background.

Screen on Green rescheduled

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Smoky air quality and rain causes showing of 'Moana' to be moved to later date.

Bransons purchase Figaro's Pizza

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New owners offering pizza by the slice and other specials, plus free delivery to businesses.

Great Earth put up for sale

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Owners love the work, but looking for a less busy schedule. Have been open 21 years.

Safety training for motorcyclists

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Team Oregon motorcycle safety courses are available starting Sept. 8 in Redmond.

Ag West request street change

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Moving Northwest Pine Street would allow the businesses two lots to be contiguous.

Crestview Cable to sell

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Crestview Cable Communications business will sell to Telephone and Data Systems Inc.

Picturesque Madras landmark lost

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The weathered old homestead north of Madras was a sad casualty of the eclipse influx.

Lewis is new Youth For Christ director

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Providing activities and a safe gathering place for youths ages 11 to 19 in Culver and Madras.

Eclipse quilt winner drawn

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Quilt raffle raises $4,000 for United Methodist Church's food pantry operations.

Visitor makes composite photo of eclipse

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Many eclipse visitors were equipped with cameras and tripods. This one combined photos.

509-J hires graduation counselor

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Positive review given of the eclipse events hosted on school district property.

Traffic blitz in effect

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Enforcement is targeting intoxicated driving, seat belt, and cell phone infractions.

Tribal indie film screened in Madras

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The Native American film is based on Portland author Ken Nerburn's award-winning novel.

Jehovah's Witnesses staff street corners

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Members offer literature carts at events where there are large gatherings of people.

Car show winners announced

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Air show car event draws 100 entries, from 1923 dump truck to 1971 Jaguar Coupe.

Student joins mayor's media crush

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California student completes school assignment by interviewing mayor during eclipse visit.

Births

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Births recorded at St. Charles Madras hospital for the week of August 21 to August 25.

Christian school has big signup

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The Madras Christian School will reopen its doors on Sept. 7, and 25 students have signed up.

Sixth viewing for Netherlands eclipse chaser

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No reservations, but a visit to the local art gallery landed them a spot to park their RV.

Father, son get second chance to see eclipse

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They both missed Oregon's 1979 eclipse; dad's mill job wouldn't shut down for the event.

Campers share telescopes, eclipse experience

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City dwellers from Switzerland and Vancouver, B.C., also marveled at the night sky and Milky Way.

Quilt thanks WWII veteran Roberts

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Was off shore during Nagasaki bombing; part of occupational forces in Japan.

Raffle to help Ashwood burn victim

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Proceeds from half a hog raffle will go to Devin Krasznavolgyi's medical expenses.

Births

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Births recorded at St. Charles Madras hospital for the week of August 9 through 11.

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Culver ready to feed extra crowd at its Crawdad…

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Plates of crawdads from Lake Billy Chinook will be served along with music and vendor offerings.

Eclipse Tips for Visitors

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

JROTC program reinstated; new teachers added

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Some $317,961 appropriated from contingency fund to hire new 509-J positions.

Old-Time threshing bee is first annual

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Threshing, baling, wheat grinding and ice cream cranking machines entertain crowd.

Community worship service in park

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Local churches welcome eclipse visitors to join a nondenominational service at Sahalee Park.

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.

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