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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 $129,000. More Madras information.

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Wednesday | The Oregonian

Anti-marijuana crusader says he isn't campaigning in Oregon on taxpayer money

Kevin Sabet, speaking before the National Association of Drug Court Professionals in Anaheim, Calif., this May, will be in Oregon this fall.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Deer Ridge prison escapee caught in Portland

After more than a month on the lam, federal officials caught an escaped Deer Ridge Correctional Institution prisoner on Friday afternoon in downtown Portland, officials said Monday.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

Vigilance urged as prison escapee manhunt continues

Madras-area residents were urged Wednesday to stay on the lookout, three days after a Linn County man scaled the fence and escaped from the Deer Ridge Correctional Institution east of town.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Washington Times

Air museum to open doors in Central Oregon

The Airshow of the Cascades begins on Friday, and with it, the air museum in development at the Madras Airport for more than a year will open its doors to the public for the first time.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Washington Times

Ex-Madras coach pleads guilty to sex abuse

The former coach of the Madras High School girls' basketball team has been sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty to sexual abuse.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

KBND-AM Bend

Construction Notices

Romain Village Entrance/Exit on Hwy 97 is closed; permanently 15th and Reed Mkt Rd intersection CLOSED with a detour through mid-November Murhpy Road CLOSED at Parrell Road and intermittent closures at Murphy & 3rd US 26 in Warm Springs construction delays possible Flaggers, Lane closures SE 2nd >< Vine and Willow Streets, 7am-4pm Flaggers, delays ... (more)

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OregonLive.com

Seven great urban hikes/bikes Madras to Ashland that didn't make '7 Wonders of Oregon'

But remember, conditions are tinder dry all over. Carelessness with a fire source could start a grass fire, even if the fire department is a block or two away from putting it out.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Oregonian

Central Oregon youth jobs training program lines up $1.1 million federal grant

Redmond-based Heart of Oregon Corps teaches 16- to 24-year-olds how to build houses and helps them earn high school diplomas or GEDs at the same time.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Bend Bulletin

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Published Jul 28, 2014 at 12:01AM / Updated Jul 28, 2014 at 06:14AM Efforts are underway to renew interest in a stalled proposal to build an auto racing complex on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation near Madras.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

KGW-TV Portland

Another week of heat forecast for Northwest

The National Weather Service says highs will be in the 80s west of the Cascades and in the 90s and low 100s east of the Cascades.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Bend Bulletin

Warm Springs auto racetrack gets new consideration

Published Jul 28, 2014 at 12:01AM / Updated Jul 28, 2014 at 06:14AM Efforts are underway to renew interest in a stalled proposal to build an auto racing complex on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation near Madras.

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KGW-TV Portland

Ore. wildfires wind down, more lightning ahead

A member of the fire fighting ground crews keeps watch for flare-ups and other fire hazards during fire suppression operations at the Logging Unit fire, west of Madras, Ore.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

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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