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Madras, Oregon is located in Jefferson County. Zip codes in Madras, OR include 97741. The median home price in Madras is $103,000. More Madras information.

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20 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

Plea deal due in ex-Madras HS coach abuse case

As one former Madras High School coach accused of abuse pleaded not guilty Friday, word came that another, similar case is about to end in a plea agreement and sentencing next month.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Oregonian

Converted jetliners take to the air to battle wildfires in Oregon, the West

Air tankers -- for decades lumbering, propeller-driven planes used to lay down ribbons of red fire retardant on wildfires -- have entered the jet age.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Madras man struck, killed walking on Hwy. 26

A 52-year-old Madras man walking in the travel lane of Highway 26 north of Madras was struck and killed Thursday night, Oregon State Police reported.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

Madras man struck, killed walking on Hwy. 26

A 52-year-old Madras man walking in the travel lane of Highway 26 north of Madras was struck and killed Thursday night, Oregon State Police reported.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Oregonian

Oregon Army National Guard soldiers, helicopters help fight Logging Unit wildfire near Madras

About 40 soldiers, two Blackhawk helicopters and two Chinook helicopters from the Oregon Army National Guard have joined the effort to fight the Logging Unit complex of wildfires west of Madras.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

OregonLive.com

OSP lieutenant receives award for actions involving armed, dangerous suspect

An Oregon State Police lieutenant was presented with the Holly V. Holcomb Award on Tuesday for his actions with an armed and dangerous suspect in 2013.

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KBND-AM Bend

Shaniko Butte Fire Tuesday Morning Update

The weather smiled on the firefighters Monday, and allowed just enough drying for crews to accomplish more than four miles of burnout along the S-210 Road at the southernmost boundary of the Shaniko Butte Fire.

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U.S. Department of Defense

Guardsmen Help to Battle Northwest Blazes

Aircrews from the Wyoming Air National Guard's 153rd Airlift Wing, who fly C-130 Hercules aircraft equipped with the Modular Airborne Firefighting System, are among the latest National Guard members to join in the response to wildfires in Oregon and Washington state.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Bill Bowerman's daughter-in-law arrested for sex abuse of boy on track team

MADRAS, Ore. The daughter-in-law of Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman was arrested Monday and accused of sexually abusing a 17-year-old member of the track team she coaches, according to the Oregon State Police.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

Logging Unit Fires: Evacuation alert level raised

Oregon Army National Guard CH-47 Chinook helicopter drops water in support of fire suppression efforts at the Logging Unit fires west of Madras on Sunday, July 20th.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Logging Unit Fires: Evacuation alert level raised

Oregon Army National Guard CH-47 Chinook helicopter drops water in support of fire suppression efforts at the Logging Unit fires west of Madras on Sunday, July 20th.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

KBND-AM Bend

New Fire related closures

This morning the fire made a run toward the Lower Deschutes River near the small community of Dant, and the west edge of the river.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Cycling News

Wild fires force changes to Cascade Classic route

Wildfires in Central Oregon have forced organizers of the Cascade Cycling Classic to scrap plans for a brand-new stage 1 course and come up with an alternate route for Wednesday's race.

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KBND-AM Bend

Construction & Cycling Routes

Portland Ave closed with detour from 6th St. to 9th St. 7am-4pm Lane closure with Flaggers; Scott St. >< 2nd and 3rd Streets 7am-4pm ROAD CLOSED: Revere from 3rd to 8th street, 7pm-7am ROAD CLOSED: Revere from Wall St. to 3rd St., 7pm-7am 15th and Reed Mkt Rd intersection CLOSED with a detour through mid-November US 26 in Warm Springs construction ... (more)

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KBND-AM Bend

Fundraising Challenge is Met so Redmond's Sam Johnson Park Will See Dramatic Improvements

They had to extend the deadline to meet that challenge, but meet it they did by their deadline of July 1st.

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Seattle Times

A Central Oregon ride with a view

Directions: From Bend, drive 15 miles southwest along Century Drive to Wanoga Sno-Park.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Oregonian

Holiday traffic death toll: 3 people die on Oregon roadways, state police say

A 16-year-old St. Helens girl was killed and her passenger injured when her car left U.S. 30 near Rainier and rolled over early Sunday.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

OregonLive.com

Abert Rim, more desert peaks invite wandering in Oregon's outback of Lake, Harney counties

Oregon's outback, the great expanse of high desert that sweeps across parts of six southeast counties, has more to offer than the more-famous Steens Mountain, Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, Hart Mountain and the Owyhee River.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

HeraldNet

School district in Oregon seeks more diversity in teachers

The student population in Jefferson County is one-third American Indian, one-third Hispanic and one-third white.

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Bend Bulletin

A Central Oregon ride with a view

Published Jun 25, 2014 at 12:11AM / Updated Jun 25, 2014 at 06:43AM As if Central Oregon needed another reason for mountain bikers to flock to its hundreds of miles of singletrack, now one of its paths has been officially designated an Oregon Scenic Trail.

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