Madras Pioneer News


Madras Runners give back to local community

June 21, 2017 Madras Pioneer - Sports Will Denner
Nonprofit running club bestows more than $5,000 this year in youth running grants and scholarships.

Madras soccer teams fight their way to finals

June 21, 2017 Madras Pioneer - Sports Madras Pioneer
Three local soccer squads participated in the Broken Top 3v3 Shootout June 10 at Bend's Big Sky Park.

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Students tackle welding certification test

June 21, 2017 Madras Pioneer - Features Susan Matheny
Tester from Bend comes to MHS to watch six students try out their welding skills in an attempt to earn national welding certification.

Madras Christian School to open

June 21, 2017 Madras Pioneer - Features Madras Pioneer
After a six-year closure, the Christian school will reopen with new teacher Melissa McCrery, a graduate of Walla Walla University.
  • Breakfast honors 509-J retirees

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Past and current teachers and staff from the 509-J District gather to acknowledge the accomplishments of the year's retirees.
  • Suppah selected for technology conference

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    MHS sophomore picked for honors program for students who are passionate about science, technology, engineering and math.
  • Cribbage classic tourney coming

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Players from all over the U.S. and Canada are coming to Madras to enter the sanctioned tournament.
  • Farm Bureau donates groceries

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Jefferson County and other members gather at Erickson's Thriftway to purchase shopping carts full of groceries for Ronald McDonald House.
  • Relay sets luminaria event

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Purchase a Relay For Life luminaria for lighting ceremony to honor a loved one, or in memory of someone.
  • Youth Challenge cadets graduate

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Leonard Polk, of Warm Springs, is among the cadets graduating from the Oregon National Guard's youth program.
  • Bend Research, OMSI visit summer reading

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Kids will hear presentations by scientists, visit OMSI planetarium. Bus transportation for Culver, Warm Springs kids.
  • Skidmore honored as Battle of Midway vet

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Madras World War II veteran attends the 75th anniversary of the battle aboard the USS Midway aircraft carrier, which is now a museum.
  • Young farmer finds niche for meat sales

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Originally from England, the Gunther family settled in Culver, where Cameron Gunther raises free-range chickens and pigs, and makes banger…
  • Gerkes honored as Relay cancer survivors

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Madras husband and wife both faced cancer and tell their stories of treatment and being survivors. The Gerkes will be featured at Relay For…
  • Donation promotes music programs

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Bette Wallan Memorial makes large donations to Culver and Madras high school music programs for instruments and activities.
  • Join Summer Reading fun

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Tuesday summer library programs will dazzle young readers with books, fun activities, and an OMSI science festival.
  • Births

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Births for the week of May 30 at St. Charles Madras hospital include Zion Red Road Frank, of Warm Springs.
  • 'La La Land' movie shown

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Library film center is showing the Oscar winning movie for free on Friday.
  • Madras Physical Therapy opens new clinic

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Take a tour during the open house on June 19.
  • Madras Saturday Market opens

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Pick up bedding plants for the garden, and fresh produce for the table.
  • Tap house a new venture for Madras barber

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Outdoor, family friendly atmosphere with three food carts and a fire pit.
  • Seniors bid farewell to MHS, CHS

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Photos are snapped as seniors get ready and march in to receive their diplomas.
  • Hannon opens dance studio

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Offering ballet, tap, yoga, tumbling Pilates, ballrooom dance and summer dance camps.
  • Millers to mark 70th anniversary

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Celebration on June 17 will also mark her 90th and his 95th birthdays.
  • Davises celebrate anniversary

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Married 50 years - just not the whole time to each other
  • CRR garden club to hold plant sale

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Perennials grown by members of the Mariposa Lily Garden Club.
  • Relay remembers Frances Dickson

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    This year's 'In Memory Of' honoree grew up in the Antelope area.
  • Birth announcements

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Annabel Grace Whitaker is born at St. Charles Madras hospital.

Sustainable Life

Company removed LNG pipeline documents from public libraries

June 27, 2017 Vickie Aldous, Medford Mail Tribune
Jordan Cove representatives say the documents were outdated, so they removed them from public files in four counties

Gore in Seattle to train next batch of climate reality leaders

June 25, 2017 Jennifer Anderson
Former VP's 'Inconvenient Truth' sequel rolls out to public July 28, 11 years after original film

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