Nutcracker Ballet in 32nd year

Nutcracker Ballet in 32nd year

Madras resident Margee O'Brien performs once again with the Central Oregon School of Ballet in Bend

Thanksgiving at Community Kitchen

Thanksgiving at Community Kitchen

Churches combine efforts to serve Thanksgiving meal to crowd at Community Kitchen

MHS, Buff students join on photo project

MHS, Buff students join on photo project

High school photography students work with elementary kids to create personalized digital photos.

MHS presents 'The Grinch'

MHS presents 'The Grinch'

Colorful costumes and stage sets will delight the audience and put them in the Christmas spirit


Madras Features

November 30, 2016

Culver homeless student count much less

by Madras Pioneer
Both Culver and 509-J school districts have fewer homeless students this year
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The winter landscape students will be painting.
November 30, 2016

Library hosts painting, jewelry classes

by Susan Matheny
Group classes to teach basics of painting and jewelry making at the Rodriguez Annex of the library
November 30, 2016

Caldera plans film workshop at W.S. academy

by Madras Pioneer
An artist will lead students in developing a documentary in cooperation with the Museum at Warm Springs


November 30, 2016

CEC contest offers free trip to D.C.

by Madras Pioneer
High school juniors can apply online; the deadline is Dec. 9
November 30, 2016

Births

by Madras Pioneer
Birth announcements for Sage Buck, Norah Veach, both of Madras
November 30, 2016

Don't Put Your Faith in Walls

by Madras Pioneer
Pastor gives words of assurance to the local Hispanic community following the election
November 30, 2016

Culver teacher wins award

by Madras Pioneer
Science teacher Mike Dove will be conducting a high altitude ballooning project with students
November 30, 2016

Culver group offers food, gifts

by Susan Matheny
Culver families can apply for help with Christmas baskets and gifts for their children
November 30, 2016

Grant to train people for health care jobs

by Madras Pioneer
Program builds on America's Promise job training to rebuild the middle class
SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - Students in Katie Lapke's class at Madras Elementary practice using napkins, passing food, and saying please and thank you at the dinner table at Black Bear Diner.
November 23, 2016

Students practice table manners

by Susan Matheny
Second-graders treated to meal at Black Bear Diner to test what they've learned

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - Bonny Abendschein with young Savannah Patterson. She kept track of the kids through the years, attending weddings and graduations.
Nov 23, 2016

Abendschein spread her love to decades of kids

by Susan Matheny
Many children returned to visit her after aging out of day care
SUBMITTED PHOTO - A quilt has been donated by Shari Edwards and Linda Victorine for the benefit raffle.
Nov 23, 2016

Quilt raffle a benefit for Jacobs

by Madras Pioneer
Will help with the medical expenses for her cancer treatments
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Kiwanis Key Club members Jade Smith, left, Idallis Ibrahim, Ginny Huang and advisor Patricia Smith who bags of trash they collected.
Nov 23, 2016

Key Club helps with cleanup

by Madras Pioneer
Kiwanis student service club helps spruce up Madras walking path
SUBMITTED PHOTO - First-grader Michael Sweeney works with his family to put a puzzle map of the United States together.
Nov 23, 2016

School hosts Geography Night

by Susan Matheny
Parents, kids have fun with geography learning games and activities
Nov 23, 2016

Verizon has grants for nonprofits

by Madras Pioneer
Applications at Madras store for grants of up to $10,000 for organizations
TOM BROWN PHOTO - Flags are dried out on tables at the Madras Elks Lodge before being put away.
Nov 16, 2016

Avenue of Flags flown

by Susan Matheny
Elks Lodge cemetery flag display honors veterans living and deceased
SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - Forest Service hydrologist John Kochersberger, left in vest, instructs Culver High School students Bryce Stevens, Hannah Orey, Jared Garber and Cole Little, with teacher Mike Dove at right, on how to make a water monitoring well along Willow Creek.
Nov 16, 2016

Culver students help with Willow Creek restoration

by Susan Matheny
Students learning skills from professional natural resource scientists which may spark future careers
SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - Health Department Director Michael Baker wants to be an active part of the local community.
Nov 16, 2016

Michael Baker new county health director

by Susan Matheny
Started out to be veterinarian, became fascinated with rural and frontier health
SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - WWII pilot and author Tom Herrod told about his experience flying supplies over 'The Hump,' or Himalayan Mountains, from India to China.
Nov 16, 2016

Veterans honored, share their stories

by Susan Matheny
Aircraft museum a fitting setting for words from a WWII pilot, B-17 riveter
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Jefferson Monument was among those visited by Jared Alps, left, Maria Mejia, Alyssa Nelson and Jon Gandy in Washington, D.C.
Nov 16, 2016

Teens in D.C. for peer teaching training

by Madras Pioneer
Will return to do peer teaching about healthy eating and active lifestyle