Author Schlick-Noe visits W.S., Madras

Author Schlick-Noe visits W.S., Madras

Jefferson County Community Read featured author Katherine Schlick-Noe spoke to some 40 old...

MountainStar helps bolster single mom

MountainStar helps bolster single mom

By Nick Rotunno Guest writer Cat Edwards listened to her doctors, weighed her options and made...

JCMS girl wins literary award

JCMS girl wins literary award

A letter to an author has won Jefferson County Middle School eighth-grader, Ashleen Smith, a...

Cascade Horizon Band coming to PAC

Cascade Horizon Band coming to PAC

The Cascade Horizon Band will present a benefit concert for the Madras High School Band at 2...


Madras Features

April 22, 2015

Arbor Day events planned

by Madras Pioneer
The city of Madras is marking its 22nd year as a Tree City USA Community. The public is invited to join city staff, the city’s Urban Forestry Commission, area residents and the local Kids Club…
April 22, 2015

Live well despite a chronic condition

by Madras Pioneer
Do you or someone you know live with a health condition that affects daily life? A Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop series to achieve a healthier way of living for people living with…
April 22, 2015

United Fund accepting grant applications

by Madras Pioneer
Jefferson County has been chosen to receive an award of $12,282 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. A local board, made up of the Jefferson County United Fund…
April 22, 2015

Births

by Madras Pioneer
Parker Irvin Edwin Sampson Rebecca Sampson and Dustin Riggs, of Warm Springs are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Parker Irvin Edwin Sampson, at 6:40 a.m., April 15, at St. Charles…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Marine patrol boats cruise on Lake Billy Chinook.
April 22, 2015

Marine academy trains in Madras

by Madras Pioneer
During the weeks of April 26 through May 9, newly recruited marine deputies and troopers from around the state will converge in Jefferson County for the Marine Board's annual Marine Law…
April 15, 2015

Test drive a car, raise money for MHS

by Madras Pioneer
Local residents will soon have the chance to raise money for Madras High School by test driving a new car. TS&S Ford, of Madras, is bringing Ford Motor Co.’s “Drive 4 UR School” program to…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Author Katherine Schlick Noe
April 15, 2015

Warm Springs has a hold on author

by Susan Matheny
Community Read author Katherine Schlick Noe visits The community of Warm Springs evokes warm memories for Katherine Schlick Noe, author of this year’s Jefferson County Community Read book…
SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - New COCC administrator Jeremy Green stands outside the main office as enrollment and office specialist Carrie McCormick looks on.
April 15, 2015

Green hired to direct COCC Madras

by Susan Matheny
Jeremy Green has been hired as the new campus administrator for the Madras branch of Central Oregon Community College, replacing Courtney Snead, who retired to be at home with her newborn. Born…
April 15, 2015

Meet author Katherine Schlick Noe

by Madras Pioneer
April 16 . Meet author Katherine Schlick Noe at Art Adventure Gallery, from 5:30-6:30 p.m., and view the art exhibit inspired by her book. April 17 . At 5:30 p.m., the author will present a talk…
April 15, 2015

Parade opens family fun at Sahalee Park

by Madras Pioneer
Week of the Young Child The Week of the Young Child will be celebrated in Jefferson County, April 12-18. The big event will be held Saturday, April 18, at Sahalee Park in Madras, beginning with…

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Apr 15, 2015

Desert Trail group slates hikes

by Madras Pioneer
The Desert Trail Association will launch its hiking program in May for members and the public. Overnight hikes are limited to 12 participants, and one-day hikes are open to the general public,…
Apr 15, 2015

MHS to present "Lion,Witch, Wardrobe" play

by Madras Pioneer
The Madras High School Drama Club will present the spring play “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” at 7 p.m., May 8 and 9, and at 6 p.m., May 10, in the Madras Performing Arts Center. Based…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Elaine and Dann Miller
Apr 16, 2015

Millers celebrate 40th

by Madras Pioneer
Dann and Elaine Miller, of Madras, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on April 19. They were married at the Madras Christian Church in 1975. Both attended 509-J Jefferson County…
SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - Award presentation
Apr 15, 2015

Hands wrap the courthouse

by Susan Matheny
During a Hands Around the Courthouse event, April 7, to promote child abuse prevention, Shelly Smith, center, director of the Kids Center, presented a Jefferson County Communitiy Partner of the…
SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - Students from Culver and Madras marched in a parade and carried banners showing their appreciation to McDonald's owner Paul Rodby for his support and donations to their organizations.
Apr 15, 2015

Parade thanks McDonald's for donations

by Susan Matheny
A crowd of close to 200 kids, parents and customers flocked to the Madras McDonald’s for a surprise event honoring the support McDonald’s owner Paul Rodby has given to local groups. A parade of…
Apr 15, 2015

Arbor Day events planned

by Madras Pioneer
The city of Madras is marking its 22nd year as a Tree City USA Community. The public is invited to join city staff, the city’s Urban Forestry Commission, area residents and the local Kids Club…
Apr 08, 2015

Pollard is Firefighter of the Year

by Madras Pioneer
Jefferson County Fire District No. 1 gave recognition to its volunteers on March 28, at the annual awards banquet. According to Assistant Fire Chief Tom Jaca, those receiving years of service…
SUSAN MATHENY/MADRAS PIONEER - Madras store manager Brittney Jahn opened the doors early because of local demand.
Apr 08, 2015

Verizon opens storefront in Madras

by Susan Matheny
The new Verizon retail store in Madras has jumpstarted its opening due to customer demand. A May opening had been planned, but according to store manager Brittney Jahn, “There were so many…
Apr 08, 2015

Births

by Madras Pioneer
Keven Jeremias Gutierrez Hernandez Blanca Hernandez and Guillermo Gutierrez, of Metolius, are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Keven Jeremias Gutierrez Hernandez, at 2:16 a.m., March…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Capt. Marc Heckathorn has completed training.
Apr 08, 2015

Heckathorn completes FBI-sponsored training

by Madars Pioneer
Some 220 law enforcement officers, including Capt. Marc Heckathorn of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, graduated March 20 from the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, Va. The 259th…




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