Madras Pioneer News


Crook County edges Madras 25-21

October 24, 2017 Central Oregonian - Sports Lon Austin
Cowboys build early lead then survive a late White Buffalo rally to take a hard-fought win

Friday's top five: A look at the five biggest football games from Oct. 20

October 23, 2017 Lake Oswego Review - Sports Miles Vance
Big winners from the eighth week included Clackamas, Jesuit, West Linn, Wilsonville and Scappoose

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Tribal language classes back at W.S. K-8

October 18, 2017 Madras Pioneer - Features Susan Matheny
Tibal members trained, certified as language teachers. Importance of language, culture stressed.

Metolius Depot floor celebrated

October 18, 2017 Madras Pioneer - Features Susan Matheny
County commissioners, chamber thanked for helping with the funding for the train depot project.
  • Oliviera using McDonald's tuition help at COCC

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    She is currently in her third year at COCC, majoring in business accounting and administration.
  • Communitiy theater slates comedy

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Admission is free, but you must get a ticket to reserve your seat. Four show times are available.
  • Medicare enrolling now

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. Changes can be made every year to get best deal.
  • Madras talk on preventing cancer

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Madras naturopathic physician Judith Boice notes success of combining natural medicine, cancer care.
  • COCC's history detective Godfrey

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Former military intelligence specialist teaches history at COCC, uses detective skills to find facts
  • UMC hosts fall quilt event

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Enter your quilt in the show, enjoy viewing quilts and stay for a homemade soup lunch.
  • Pioneer wins ONPA award

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Series of articles on spotted frog issues and lawsuits gets the nod from ONPA judges.
  • Davis-Pufka engaged

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    A July 30 wedding is being planned at Seward Windsong Lodge, in Seward, Alaska.
  • MHS students tour Pratum Co-op

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    The Pratum Co-op plant was toured by 31 students from Madras High School ag classes.
  • Births

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Birth announcement from St. Charles hospital in Redmond for the week of Oct. 9.
  • FireFree cleanup coming

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Dump yard debris, brush and tree limbs for free on two designated weekends in Jefferson County,
  • Reservoir expansion could impact Read Ranch

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Owner Kenny Read tells Reclamation study group that the ranch has a conservation plan for eagles.
  • Smith explores, helps others in exotic Cambodia

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Working in a clinic as a Peace Corps volunteer, Smith is enjoying the culture and people.
  • Frances Johns, still active at age 101

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Lived on her own until age 95, enjoys playing cards, doing crafts at retirement center.
  • Culver slates Harvest Carnival

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    The Culver Elementary Parent Teacher Organization will hold its first Harvest Carnival on Oct. 12.
  • Senior health fair slated

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    A Senior Health Fair will be held Tuesday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the senior center.
  • 4-H plans kickoff party

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    There will be pumpkin and gourd picking, games, prizes, food and carameled apples.
  • Births

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Birth announcements for the week of Sept. 30 through Oct. 5, from St. Charles Madras hospital.
  • Metolius to celebrate new floor at train depot

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    A celebration of the completion of a new floor at the Metolius Train Depot will be held Oct. 13.
  • Cowdeo bucks this Saturday

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    The annual kid-style rodeo event is fun for participants and spectators alike.
  • Distinguished Alumni inspire MHS students

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Madras High School welcomed its second annual group of Distinguished Alumni.
  • Homecooking at RJ's food truck

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Rachel Griffith and Josh Hatfield opened RJ's food truck in July, and are now at Wild Bleu.
  • MHS selects homecoming king, queen

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Xenia Figueroa and Harrison Manu were selected as the Homecoming Queen and King on Sept. 29.
  • Culver royalty crowned

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Culver High School announced Margie Beeler and Cole Little as the Homecoming Queen and King.

Sustainable Life

Portland chicken bones, other food scraps could be turned into energy

October 19, 2017 Steve Law
Metro narrows down list of processers to firms proposing to build in Portland and Wilsonville

Green Tip: Home composting

October 17, 2017 Center for Earth Leadership
Learn how to do your own recycling of food scraps and yard debris to feed your garden

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