Legion Auxiliary elects officers

Madras Pioneer - Features
The American Legion Post 125 Auxiliary recently installed its new officers.

Culver to be a Purple Heart City

Madras Pioneer - Features
Dedication ceremony set for Nov. 12, at Culver Veterans Memorial Park, where signs will be unveiled.

Kryla helping market the MACRD

Madras Pioneer - Features
A hometown girl, Kryla graduated from Madras High School in 2016, where she studied marketing.

Know the signs of stroke

Madras Pioneer - Features
The simple acronym, FAST can help friends and loved ones know the basic signs of a stroke.

VFW Slates Veteran's Day event

Madras Pioneer - Features
Tribute at aircraft museum, parade around Sahalee Park, Culver dedication are scheduled.

Honey Badger Coffee ready to roll

Madras Pioneer - Features
Emily Badger, of Madras, opened Honey Badger Coffee Co. at the end of September.

W.S. individuals recognized as living treasures

Madras Pioneer - Features
Five Warm Springs tribal citizens have knowledge and commitment to perpetuating the culture.

Wright joined the Army while working in Canada

Madras Pioneer - Features
With sea rescue, he picked up crews from B-17 bombers that didn't make it on takeoff.

Gray's Automotive opens in Madras

Madras Pioneer - Features
Specializes in Subarus and diesel vehicles, but works on all makes and models of autos.

JCMS honors vets with assembly, parade

Madras Pioneer - Features
Slated for Friday, Nov. 9 at the middle school. Veterans are invited to attend and be recognized.

Costume contest winners announced

Madras Pioneer - Features
Fifteen merchants don zany outfits for costume contest, decorate businesses with themes.

Rotary seeks Cherry Tree partner

Madras Pioneer - Features
Up to $10,000 is raised each year to benefit the group partnering with Rotary for a local project.

MountainStar gives annual report

Madras Pioneer - Features
MountainStar Relief Nursery, in Madras, served 65 at-risk children during the 2017-2018 fiscal year.

VFW visits Ashwood school

Madras Pioneer - Features
Ashwood Elementary School students were visited Oct. 24, by members of Madras VFW Post 12141.

Veteran gets wheelchair ramp

Madras Pioneer - Features
The VFW Post 12141 recently helped a Madras veteran and his wife, Bud and Marge Shanahan.

Iseminger new teacher at Madras Christian School

Madras Pioneer - Features
Brian Iseminger is the new teacher at Madras Christian School for grades first through eighth.

Operation Rudolph boxes out

Madras Pioneer - Features
Operation Rudolph has begun collecting gifts for the youths in local communities.

Fourth-graders visit Metolius River area

Madras Pioneer - Features
Fourth-graders from Madras Elementary took a field trip to Canyon Creek Campground last week.

CRR to dedicate veterans memorial

Madras Pioneer - Features
Cooked River Ranch will be holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the Veterans Memorial.

CRR Trunk-or-Treat draws crowd

Madras Pioneer - Features
An estimated 500 kids attended a Trunk-or-Treat evening Friday, Oct. 26, at Crooked River Ranch

Film center to show animated British film

Madras Pioneer - Features
The Jefferson County Library Film Center will have an animated film in November.

J.C. Winter shelter to open for homeless

Madras Pioneer - Features
Established to give homeless people a safe, warm place to sleep when the weather gets cold.

Halloween happenings

Madras Pioneer - Features
The following local Halloween and harvest party events are open to the public.

Reserve RV spot for fair

Madras Pioneer - Features
Reservations for the RV park for the 2019 Jefferson County Fair will be taken beginning Nov. 14

Births

Madras Pioneer - Features
Birth announcements at St. Charles Madras and other hospitals, for August through October.

Grants for vehicle charging stations

Madras Pioneer - Features
Applications for electric vehicle charging station grants are now open; up to $300,000 is available

Conference for young farmers

Madras Pioneer - Features
Oregon Young Farmers and Ranchers Leadership Conference, set for Nov. 9-11, at Eagle Crest Resort.

Wear purple in October

Madras Pioneer - Features
In observance of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, large purple bows have been placed.

Young buckaroos tackle woolly rides at the Cowdeo

Madras Pioneer - Features
Young riders competed in kids' rodeo events, including cow, calf and sheep riding.

Trail restored for Eagle Scout project

Madras Pioneer - Features
Clearing and restoring a section of the Willow Creek Trail was the project selected.

FireFree weekends successful

Madras Pioneer - Features
Final tallies for the two weekend event showed that 551 loads of yard debris taken in.

Farm safety topic of SAIF seminar

Madras Pioneer - Features
Agricultural workers face a lot of risks on the job, which will be addressed at the seminar.

Police logs

Beaverton Valley Times - News
The following incidents were reported to police in Beaverton, Tigard and Tualatin.

Community theater comedy this week

Madras Pioneer - Features
The High Desert Community Theater will present the comedy play 'Altar Egos' at the Madras PAC.

Grape Expectations

Madras Pioneer - Features
Madras man's wine grape growing hobby becomes a fun harvest time family event.

Benefit event for Chuck Patterson

Madras Pioneer - Features
A fundraiser to help Madras resident Chuck Patterson with medical expenses will be held Nov. 17.

SHIBA offers Medicare enrollment help

Madras Pioneer - Features
The upcoming annual Medicare enrollment period, runs from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7.

Managing childhood trauma

Madras Pioneer - Features
Growing up in an environment of dysfunction can have scarring, long-term effects.

Treaty conference in Madras

Madras Pioneer - Features
It will focus on the 1855 Treaty and the 1993 establishment of the Museum at Warm Springs.

Halloween Happenings

Madras Pioneer - Features
The following local Halloween and harvest party events have been submitted to the Pioneer.

Preschoolers dig into news

Madras Pioneer - Features
Children intrigued by photos, lists of movies, and sports stories they saw in the newspaper.

J.C. Fair Court selected

Madras Pioneer - Features
Sullivan, Olney will serve as ambassadors of Jefferson County during the year and at fair.

Drive 4UR School event in Culver

Madras Pioneer - Features
Thomas Sales and Service invites everyone to test drive a car and raise money for Culver High School

COCC trains champions of well being

Madras Pioneer - Features
John Liccardo, associate professor in health, arrives with skeletal models in tow.

Clean up yards for free

Madras Pioneer - Features
Take advantage of the last FireFree Cleanup weekend by hauling grass and brush to the dump.

Births

Madras Pioneer - Features
Birth announcements from St. Charles Madras hospital from the dates of Oct. 4 to Oct. 13.

New line offers parental support

Madras Pioneer - Features
Heart to Heart is at program that provides free text, phone, and email support to parents.

Grants for innovative youths

Madras Pioneer - Features
Funds for youths with enthusiasm and passion for an innovative idea or project.

Cultural grants available

Madras Pioneer - Features
The Jefferson County Cultural Coalition has almost $9,000 in grants to give away.

Clean up yards for free

Madras Pioneer - Features
At the annual FireFree Cleanup weekends you can dump yard debris, brush, for free.

Suicide prevention training

Madras Pioneer - Features
Have you ever wondered what you can do to help prevent suicide? This class has answers.

Clouds of color at Benny Bash

Madras Pioneer - Features
5K runners dashed through clouds of blue, green and orange powder during the color run.

Poland Dairy teams up with Eberhard's on organic…

Madras Pioneer - Features
The single-sourced organic line is the first of its kind in Central Oregon, with milk from Madras.

Stwyer's beadwork featured at gallery

Madras Pioneer - Features
Master beadwork, paintings and jewelry of Warm Springs resident Aurolyn Stwyer at Madras exhibit.

Music Fest branches out with dancers

Madras Pioneer - Features
Young and seasoned musicians entertained last Friday and Saturday at the third annual event.

Bicart rescuing abandoned pianos

Madras Pioneer - Features
Music lover Kenny Bicart has a soft spot in his heart for old pianos and has rescued 14 to date.

Community theater slates comedy

Madras Pioneer - Features
The play 'Altar Egos: The I Dos and Don'ts of an American Wedding' will be presented Oct. 25-28.

Baby shower treats local moms

Madras Pioneer - Features
Tables had information on topics such as safe sleep, contraception, WIC, family health care,

View plans for Sahalee, Bean parks

Madras Pioneer - Features
The city of Madras will be holding an open house for local residents to give input.

Flu vaccine available now

Madras Pioneer - Features
The vaccines are recommended for everyone 6 months and older, and may take two weeks to work.

Treaty of 1855 on display in W.S.

Madras Pioneer - Features
Treaty pages are on loan from the National Archives in Washington, D.C., through Nov. 3.

Patrols check illegal gillnetting on Columbia

Madras Pioneer - Features
Agencies conducted nighttime boat patrols to address the illegal gillnetting complaints.

Key, Interact clubs reactivated at MHS

Madras Pioneer - Features
Officers were elected and several communitywide projects were identified at the meeting.

Knitting booties for newborns

Madras Pioneer - Features
Madras resident Carol Andrews Wallan, 93, has been knitting up a storm for newborns.

Eagle Bakery sets opening at new location

Madras Pioneer - Features
The old grange has been beautifully remodeled, with a much larger kitchen and seating area

Cruz-In Carwash has valet service

Madras Pioneer - Features
The Cruz-In Carwash, owned by Brad Moschetti, held its grand opening Sept. 28 and 29.

MHS Distinguished Alumni inspire students

Madras Pioneer - Features
Madras High School honored five of its distinguished alumni during homecoming.

Stwyer's beadwork featured at gallery

Madras Pioneer - Features
Beaded regalia for horses and people is part of the October show, which opens on Thursday, Oct. 4.

MHS Homecoming Highlights

Madras Pioneer - Features
Madras High School held its spirit week pep assembly last Friday as a lead-in to the football game.

Academy Award nominated film shown

Madras Pioneer - Features
The Jefferson County Library Film Center will feature an Academy Award nominated movie in October

Hanson opens horse tack shop

Madras Pioneer - Features
If you are looking for new or used horse equipment, visit Hanson Horse Tack, in Culver.

OSU Benny Bash at Sahalee

Madras Pioneer - Features
Petting zoo, 5K color run, free food and fun, and 4-H kickoff on Saturday in Madras.

Air Time Music Fest in Madras, ragtime in Shaniko

Madras Pioneer - Features
A full slate of musicians of many varieties in both towns, plus a silent movie in Shaniko.

Boomerama Expo for those over 50

Madras Pioneer - Features
The expo will be held Saturday, Oct. 6, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds.

'Hidden Water' topic of COCC talk

Madras Pioneer - Features
Understanding the mounting challenges of sharing and accessing fresh water.

Births

Madras Pioneer - Features
Birth announcements during the dates of Sept. 19 to Sept. 28, at St. Charles Madras hospital.

Get emergency alerts

Madras Pioneer - Features
Wonder why the highway has been closed for several hours? Frontier Regional Alerts has answers.

Births

Madras Pioneer - Features
Birth announcements for babies born at St. Charles Madras hospital for the week of Sept. 11.

Program helps with home mortgages

Madras Pioneer - Features
NeighborImpact is registering applicants for a new program to help people struggling.

Get in shape in Cardio Challenge

Madras Pioneer - Features
The 'Cardio Challenge - 50 Days of Fitness,' runs Oct. 3 through Nov. 21; register Oct. 2.

State school assessments see improvements

Madras Pioneer - Features
District 509-J showed improvements in all three areas, Culver showed areas of growth.

Homecoming barbecue set

Madras Pioneer - Features
The senior class will hold a homecoming barbecue from 5:30-7 p.m., Friday, prior to the game.

McGlohins celebrate 70th anniversary

Madras Pioneer - Features
Longtime Madras residents, Clive and Donna McGlohin will celebrate their 70th anniversary On Oct. 2.

Input wanted on COCC president search

Madras Pioneer - Features
Central Oregon Community College is holding a series of public forums; in Madras Oct. 1.

MHS honors distinguished alumni

Madras Pioneer - Features
Public reception scheduled Friday; alumni will visit classrooms and be at the football game.

Car show attracts veterans

Madras Pioneer - Features
Suicide prevention information given out during BestCare talk and at vendors' booths.

Leach family visits Madras, gives mission update

Madras Pioneer - Features
Based in Romania, the family is moving to a new city to continue doing mission work.

Woody to direct Museum at Warm Springs

Madras Pioneer - Features
Carol Leone is retiring; tribal member and past Oregon poet laureate Woody will begin Dec. 1.

Action being taken to reduce youth vaping

Madras Pioneer - Features
Will reduce the accessibility of e-cigarettes and vape products, such as JUUL, to youths.

Adult basic skills classes registering

Madras Pioneer - Features
Classes in communications, math, and English language learning for those learning to speak English.

Voice of Democracy contest ready

Madras Pioneer - Features
'Voice of Democracy' and 'Patriot's Pen' scholarship competitions are open to local students

Car show, suicide prevention event

Madras Pioneer - Features
Saturday at the fairgrounds in Madras, with free breakfast and lunch for veterans.

Latino culture celebrated

Madras Pioneer - Features
Madras residents put on an impressive Latino Fest at Sahalee Park last Saturday, with many vendors.

JROTC instructor Briggs building community

Madras Pioneer - Features
Capt. Kip Briggs is beginning his second year as the Madras High School JROTC instructor.

Tai Chi workshop popular

Madras Pioneer - Features
Twenty-nine students signed up for the one-day Tai Chi for Health workshop in Madras.

COCC nursing assistants learn fine art of care

Madras Pioneer - Features
Students work in mockup hospital rooms, where the detailed layout makes for an authentic experience

Birth announcement

Madras Pioneer - Features
Anna and William Johnson announce the birth of their twin sons, Haydon and Landon Johnson, Sept. 16

Senior center hosting Health Fair

Madras Pioneer - Features
The Jefferson County Senior Center will hold a free Health Fair for senior citizens.

Saving Grace offers training

Madras Pioneer - Features
Do you ever dream of making a difference in the lives of others? Join Saving Grace volunteers.

Metolius Spike and Rail Day Celebration

Madras Pioneer - Features
Honoring its railroading history, the city of Metolius held its annual Spike and Rail Day.

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