Apply for cultural fund grants

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Projects in arts, humanities, cultural and heritage areas can apply for grants.

Locals part of Festival of Cultures

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The event includes Warm Springs tribal dancers, Madras City Councilor Denise Piza.

Developing an entrepreneurial edge

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COCC's Small Business Development Center dispenses experience and advice for entrepreneurs.

Free food, fun at OSU Extension Community Day

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Sahalee Park will be the scene of hands-on fun activities for kids this Saturday.

509-J to hire five full-time substitutes

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Collaborative teacher teams for each grade are a district goal for this school year.

Student home from burn center

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Benefit raffle raises funds for medical expenses; he hopes to return to college this fall.

Flamingos flock to local lawns

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Madras, Kholeen's Kloset decorate lawns to raise funds for Sahalee Splash Park.

RV reservations for fair scheduled

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The Jefferson County Buildings and Grounds Department will begin taking RV reservations on Oct. 2.

Free mentoring for new businesses

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A six-month mentoring program is geared to entrepreneurs in the Madras area.

Apply to be a Senate page

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The deadline is Sept. 22 for students to apply to be a Senate page sponsored by Sen. Jeff Merkley.

Solar glasses collected

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Groups partnering to collect used solar eclipse glasses for the next event in 2019.

Births

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Births announced at St. Charles Madras hospital from Sept. 4 through Sept. 5.

Tourists, locals enjoy eclipse events in W.S.

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Hundreds turn out for NASA events at school, wildfire doesn't stop Kah-Nee-Ta tourists.

Father, sons open Barbell Benders

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Family turns old Children's Learning Center building into fitness training center.

Mi Casa moves to downtown

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The Escalante family opens its new restaurant in time to be swamped by eclipse crowd.

Hiking Italy's Cinque Terre

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Trails connecting five villages provide sweeping views while testing hikers' knees.

National Prayer Day, Sept. 11

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The Madras Gospel Mission Center is open for prayers for the nation on Sept. 11.

Madras Pioneer has eclipse posters

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Posters feature a train going over Willow Creek trestle, with the eclipsed sun in the background.

Screen on Green rescheduled

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Smoky air quality and rain causes showing of 'Moana' to be moved to later date.

Bransons purchase Figaro's Pizza

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New owners offering pizza by the slice and other specials, plus free delivery to businesses.

Great Earth put up for sale

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Owners love the work, but looking for a less busy schedule. Have been open 21 years.

Safety training for motorcyclists

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Team Oregon motorcycle safety courses are available starting Sept. 8 in Redmond.

Ag West request street change

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Moving Northwest Pine Street would allow the businesses two lots to be contiguous.

Crestview Cable to sell

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Crestview Cable Communications business will sell to Telephone and Data Systems Inc.

Picturesque Madras landmark lost

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The weathered old homestead north of Madras was a sad casualty of the eclipse influx.

Lewis is new Youth For Christ director

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Providing activities and a safe gathering place for youths ages 11 to 19 in Culver and Madras.

Eclipse quilt winner drawn

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Quilt raffle raises $4,000 for United Methodist Church's food pantry operations.

Visitor makes composite photo of eclipse

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Many eclipse visitors were equipped with cameras and tripods. This one combined photos.

509-J hires graduation counselor

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Positive review given of the eclipse events hosted on school district property.

Traffic blitz in effect

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Enforcement is targeting intoxicated driving, seat belt, and cell phone infractions.

Tribal indie film screened in Madras

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The Native American film is based on Portland author Ken Nerburn's award-winning novel.

Jehovah's Witnesses staff street corners

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Members offer literature carts at events where there are large gatherings of people.

Car show winners announced

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Air show car event draws 100 entries, from 1923 dump truck to 1971 Jaguar Coupe.

Student joins mayor's media crush

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California student completes school assignment by interviewing mayor during eclipse visit.

Births

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Births recorded at St. Charles Madras hospital for the week of August 21 to August 25.

Christian school has big signup

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The Madras Christian School will reopen its doors on Sept. 7, and 25 students have signed up.

Sixth viewing for Netherlands eclipse chaser

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No reservations, but a visit to the local art gallery landed them a spot to park their RV.

Father, son get second chance to see eclipse

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They both missed Oregon's 1979 eclipse; dad's mill job wouldn't shut down for the event.

Campers share telescopes, eclipse experience

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City dwellers from Switzerland and Vancouver, B.C., also marveled at the night sky and Milky Way.

Quilt thanks WWII veteran Roberts

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Was off shore during Nagasaki bombing; part of occupational forces in Japan.

Raffle to help Ashwood burn victim

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Proceeds from half a hog raffle will go to Devin Krasznavolgyi's medical expenses.

Births

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Births recorded at St. Charles Madras hospital for the week of August 9 through 11.

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Culver ready to feed extra crowd at its Crawdad…

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Plates of crawdads from Lake Billy Chinook will be served along with music and vendor offerings.

Eclipse Tips for Visitors

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Fill up with gasoline, snacks and water before coming here; dress for hot weather.

JROTC program reinstated; new teachers added

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Some $317,961 appropriated from contingency fund to hire new 509-J positions.

Old-Time threshing bee is first annual

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Threshing, baling, wheat grinding and ice cream cranking machines entertain crowd.

Community worship service in park

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Local churches welcome eclipse visitors to join a nondenominational service at Sahalee Park.

MHS frosh attend preview week

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Students meet teachers, coaches, get familiar with Madras High School building.

Some services closed during eclipse

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Offices submit notice they won't be open on certain days during the solar eclipse.

Post office issues eclipse postmarks

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Postmarks will be issued at Madras and Warm Springs post offices on Aug. 21 only.

Heart of Oregon reaches funding milestone

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Heart of Oregon Corps employs area youths in the forest and to build new homes.

School start dates listed

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Warm Springs has already started, other schools note days and supplies needed.

Pet plans for fire evacuations

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Nena Springs and Ashwood wildfires prompt tips on care of pets and animals during fires.

Lake Chinook Fire ready for eclipse campers

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Extra ambulance and crew, EMS personnel, radio repeater installed to handle influx.

Hotline for eclipse updates

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211Info is the hotline number to call, text, or view on the websitefor safety, traffic, etc.

Campfires banned in state parks

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Restrictions also in place on Oregon beaches through Aug. 21 due to fire hazard.

Growers, field burning adjust for eclipse

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Agricultural businesses nervous over possibilities of gridlock and limited field burning.

Our Community marks 10th year

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Heat and smoke keep some away, but thousands still turn out for free services and supplies.

Eclipse Tips for Visitors

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Fill up with gasoline, snacks and water before coming here; dress for hot weather.

Veterans enter free at Museum at Warm Springs

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Active duty veterans and up to five family members can visit free through Labor Day.

Sen. Wyden to visit W.S.

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He will hold a town hall meeting to get citizen input on health care and other issues.

Threshing bee, picnic planned

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The Jefferson County Historical Society invites the public to join the old-fashioned event.

Eclipse art featured at gallery

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Art Adventure Gallery in Madras is the 'Eclipse Epicenter' for art souvenirs.

Protect your eyesight with solar glasses

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Looking directly at the sun can permanently damage your eyes, and there is no cure.

Library has free eclipse glasses

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Come in and show your library card to receive free solar glasses for your family.

Births

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Birth announcements for July 27 through Aug. 9, for babies born at St. Charles Madras.

Cemeteries temporarily closing

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To preserve the dignity and sanctity of the cemeteries, they will be closed eclipse week.

Cyclist raising funds for Christian school

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Grant plans to ride his bicycle through all 36 Oregon counties and log around 2,000 miles.

Hagedorns close Ralph's TV, sell store

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Sale of building to Bed Mart of Portland is pending; will carry beds and furniture.

Wild Bleu offers downtown food, fun

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Brews on tap, lawn games for families and individuals, or relax and work on a craft.

Fox completes 100-mile European march

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As one of three U.S. representatives, Sgt. Fox was asked to carrythe NATO flag.

Crowds enjoy new look of the fair

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Carnival located at back of grounds, more vendors, new wild horse racing event.

Eclipse tips for locals

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Essential information for local residents to prepare before the crowds get here.

School health clinic has new provider

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Michaela Nalamliang is certified pediatric nurse practitioner and sees all children.

Gregg is Miss Teen of Oregon

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Metolius 17-year-old will be holding a fundraiser on Aug. 12, to help her attend nationals.

Howling Boy Tech ready to help

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Will be offering a class on boosting your business during the eclipse Aug. 2, 5:30 p.m., Elks Lodge.

Threshing bee, picnic planned

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The Jefferson County Historical Society invites the public to join the old-fashioned event.

Run/walk a fundraiser for Lacey Miller

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Culver woman with multiple sclerosis to be part of stem cell reseach project in Chicago.

Rehwinkels open Rib Rak BBQ

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The new rib food service is located at New Basin Distillery just north of Madras.

Girl's CD benefits children in war-torn areas

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Former Madras family moves to England, daughter helps get Adele to sing for the War Child charity,

Susie McEntire sets Antelope concert

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This is McEntire's 26th free country music concert, which also features Joni Harms.

Churches gear up for park event

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The 10th annual Our Community - Faith in Action, with free services and giveaways for all, is Aug. 5

CASA volunteers sworn in

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Jefferson County in need of advocates for 31 children on a waiting list. Other counties' CASAs used.

Threshing demonstration slated

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Volunteers needed to helpstack sheaves of wheat in the field on July 29, at the fairgrounds.

Gallery has 'Eclipse Epicenter' show

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Tourists visiting Madras will be looking for that perfect solar eclipse souvenir.

4-Hers place at state shooting contest

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The contest has archery, hunting skills, muzzleloading, pistol, rifle, shotgun; involved 324 youths.

Church plans eclipse service

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Whole community and tourist visitors invited to attend the multi-church service in Sahalee Park.

Eclipse quilt helps food pantry

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Madras ladies design quilt scene with NASA scientist in the woodlands, ready to view the eclipse.

Donations will help Madras woman get life-saving…

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Needs to travel to doctor in California where they are working on a treatment for her.

Relay boots up donations to surpass goal

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The annual fundraiser for cancer research raises over $74,298 as walkers circle the track.

Free school backpacks

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Madras TCC store giving away backpacks loaded with school supplies - first come, first served.

Witches flying to eclipse

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Madras woman handcrafting 'Kitchen Witches' to give tourists a lucky eclipse souvenir.

Births

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Birth announcements for St. Charles Madras and other hospitals for the week of July 19.

Free event to focus on galaxy studies

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Scientist Jeff Hall will be at the Madras PAC July 19 with a program about the galaxy and the potential of life outside of earth.

Basic skills classes empower students

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COCC classes in reading, writing and math start people on the path they are seeking.

Chautauqua arrives with parade, free workshops

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Actors, musicians bring fun cultural activities to Madras, Culver and Warm Springs

Madras native Buettner researching dark matter

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MHS graduate slated as speaker at astrophysics conference in Texas, on the theory that dark matter is made up of neutrinos

Gallery features photo exhibit by Edward Heath

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Warm Springs photographer captures artistic shots of horses, animals in the wild, native dancers.

1917 buggy wreck recalled

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Hay Creek Ranch workers responded to a buggy crash that took the life of a 12-year-old 100 years ago.

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