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Pioneer wins ONPA awards


   The Madras Pioneer garnered two awards in the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association's Better Newspaper Contest, the results of which were announced July 13, at the summer publishers conference held at the Resort at the Mountain in Welches.
   The Pioneer competed against other weekly newspapers in Oregon with circulations of 3,501 or more.
   In the Best Special Section category, The Pioneer's "2005 Sageland Magazine" captured the second-place award.
   General editor Susan Matheny won a third-place award in the "Best Coverage of Business" category for her article "Made to Order," about drug compounding services offered by Hometown Drug.