Earn a teaching degree in Madras

Earn a teaching degree in Madras

The chance for people to complete a teaching degree in Madras, while working full time, is being...

Youth for Christ expands to Culver

Youth for Christ expands to Culver

Some 46 people learned about the local Youth for Christ program last Friday when the group hosted...

Food Network gets its own trailer

Food Network gets its own trailer

The Community Food Network now has its own 18-foot trailer for hauling surplus food to Madras....

Helicopter pilots training at airport

Helicopter pilots training at airport

Pilots will be training on large S-61N helicopters at the Madras Airport through March, due to...


Madras Features

January 28, 2015

Tribes, 509-J exchange ideas

by Susan Matheny
Not trying to split up the district School District 509-J Superintendent Rick Molitor is afraid people have gotten the wrong impression about the school board’s meeting Jan. 20 with Warm Springs…
January 28, 2015

Births

by Madras Pioneer
Jentry Glenn DuPont Ashton and Josh DuPont, of Madras, are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Jentry DuPont, on Jan. 8, at St. Charles Bend. At birth, Jentry weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces,…
January 28, 2015

Veteran Stand Down in Warm Springs

by Madras Pioneer
The Warm Springs VFW and American Legion will co-host the 2015 Stand Down on Jan.29, beginning at 10:30 a.m. and continuing until approximately 2 p.m. at the Warm Springs Veterans Hall. At the…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Students in the middle school's AVID class made gourmet pizza with Chef Julian Darwin, of the Cascade Culinary Institute, during a field trip to the COCC campus in Bend.
January 21, 2015

Students avid about college prep class

by Susan Matheny
Sixth-graders enroll To encourage more students to think about attending college, Jefferson County Middle School started a college readiness program for sixth-graders this fall. “We have 41…
January 21, 2015

CRR Chamber cancels gala

by Madras Pioneer
The Crooked River Ranch-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce has canceled its annual gala, which had been planned for Jan. 31. “The chamber board regrets that we are canceling our annual gala due to…
January 21, 2015

Culver school day is extended

by Madras Pioneer
Due to the school snow closures in November and December, the Culver School District will be making up instructional time during the second semester, according to Superintendent Stefanie Garber.…
January 21, 2015

Births

by Madras Pioneer
Micah Logan Kalama Katherine Kalama and Benjamin Holliday, of Warm Springs, are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Micah Logan Kalama, at 1:57 p.m., Jan. 3, at St. Charles Madras. At…
January 23, 2015

Fulton-Moe engaged

by Madras Pioneer
Channele Fulton and Austin Moe, both of Prineville, have announced their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of Rod and Tralina Fulton of Prineville. She is a 2011 graduate of Crook…
Photo Credit: SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - Gerald adn Dianne Treadway, left, are presented with the J.C. Livestockman of the Year Award by JoHanna Symons at SAturday night's banquet.
January 14, 2015

Treadways named Livestockmen of Year

by Madras Pioneer
Gerald and Dianne Treadway, owners of Grizzly Mountain Angus Ranch, were named the co-recipients of the Livestockman of the Year Award by the Jefferson County Livestock Association at its…
Photo Credit: SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - Showing the classroom's greenhouse, which will soon get a heater to allow them to start plants earlier, are, from left front, Melissa Colburn, Ace Smith, Sky Kinley, Erickson's Thriftway Manager Dan Walston, Brooke Williams, and Nathan Youngman. In the back row, from left, are Tim Merrill, teacher Martha Ahern, assistant Dan Peterson, Casey Bresson, and assistant Kim Urbach.
January 14, 2015

Class to raise native plants in greenhouse

by Susan Matheny
The Madras High School Transition Center for special needs students has received a $250 grant from Erickson’s Thriftway to purchase a heater for the classroom greenhouse. The center, located at…

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Photo Credit: PHOTO BY LORINDA ROSLUND - Lisa Dubisar has goine into photography full time with a studio in Madras.
Jan 14, 2015

Dubisar opens photo business

by Susan Matheny
Lisa Dubisar has a degree in environmental studies and was working as a biologist for the tribes, but has also enjoyed photography as a hobby for 20 years. “It wasn’t until I started an…
Photo Credit: JEFF WILSON/MADRAS PIONEER - Watching the game at Wild Winds Station.
Jan 14, 2015

Duck Fans Rally

by Madras Pioneer
Duck fans Scott Jividen and Brooke Peterson cheer for their team while watching Monday night’s NCAA National Championship game at Wild Wind Station in Madras.
Photo Credit: SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - Clay Tanler was recognized for his support of the cattle industry.
Jan 14, 2015

Tanler honored for helping industry

by Susan Matheny
Since 1989, the Jefferson County Livestock Association has been giving out the Special Recognition Award to recognize individuals, organizations or businesses that have impacted and supported…
Israel Reynoso is stocking his new business with indoor gardening supplies.
Jan 14, 2015

Indoor garden shop opens in Madras

by Susan Matheny
Madras Indoor Garden Supply opened this month in downtown Madras, at 241 S.E. Fifth St., two doors up the hill from Rio Restaurant. Owner Israel Reynoso has 17 years of experience with plants…
Photo Credit: SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - Mia Gamboa won the Supreme Beef Award.
Jan 14, 2015

Gamboa wins Supreme Beef award

by Madras Pioneer
Duff is runner-up The Supreme Beef Award recognizes 4-H and FFA members who have participated at the Jefferson County Fair with a market steer. Criteria for the award is based on cost of gain,…
Jan 14, 2015

Western Title in Harriman Building

by Madras PIoneer
Since July 2014, Western Title and Escrow has had had a temporary location in Madras. But now, they are announcing a permanent office location at 212 S.W. Fourth St., Suite 101, Madras, in the…
Jan 14, 2015

Tryouts set for spring comedy

by Madras Pioneer
Name of play revealed “Mobile Home, Sweet Home,” a two-act comedy play by Pat Cook, has been selected as the spring production of the High Desert Community Theater Guild. A casting call, with…
Jan 14, 2015

Get started at COCC

by Madras Pioneer
Central Oregon Community College is offering a “Getting Started” presentation at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 20, in Room 105 on the COCC Madras Campus. This is an opportunity for prospective…
Jan 14, 2015

Homan promoted at AmeriTitle

by Madras Pioneer
AmeriTitle has promoted Justin Homan to assistant vice president and general manager of the Madras, Prineville, and Burns operations. Homan will maintain his position as general manager of…
Vietnam veteran Lloyd Rohde's photo has been obtained.
Jan 14, 2015

Project seeks photos for Vietnam memorial

by Susan Matheny
Did anyone know Vietnam veteran Daniel J. Tababoo Jr., of Culver? If so, Janna Hoehn of Maui, Hawaii, wants to talk to you. The name of Tababoo, who passed away in 1968, is one of the thousands…




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