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  1. Beware this Oregon solar eclipse side effect: trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    With just a month left before the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, the Oregon Department of Transportation is gearing up for a projected 1 million travelers to hit the state's highways. Less than three minutes of darkness on the morning of Aug. 21 could mean up to a week of congestion on roads leading into the 60-mile wide path of totality that stretches across the state.

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  2. Authorities lift health advisory for most of Lake Billy ChinookRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | OregonLive.com

    'Visible scum is considered a reason for issuing an advisory, pending toxin results, to protect public health,' the Oregon Health Authority says in issuing the health advisory. 'Visible scum is considered a reason for issuing an advisory, pending toxin results, to protect public health,' the Oregon Health Authority says in issuing the health advisory.

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  3. Authorities issue health advisory for Lake Billy ChinookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | OregonLive.com

    'Visible scum is considered a reason for issuing an advisory, pending toxin results, to protect public health,' the Oregon Health Authority says in issuing the health advisory. 'Visible scum is considered a reason for issuing an advisory, pending toxin results, to protect public health,' the Oregon Health Authority says in issuing the health advisory.

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  4. Watch the total solar eclipse in Oregon, via the Science ChannelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | OregonLive.com

    The Science Channel will be on hand in Madras, Oregon, as part of the cable network's coverage of the 2017 total solar eclipse. The Science Channel will be on hand in Madras, Oregon, as part of the cable network's coverage of the 2017 total solar eclipse.

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  5. New Daimler Trucks CEO on the company's future in Portland, autonomous vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Less than a decade ago, Portland-based Freightliner appeared to have one foot out the door. The storied maker of big-rigs changed its name to Daimler Trucks North America, then announced it would move hundreds of headquarters jobs to North Carolina.

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  6. Eclipse brings optimism and entrepreneurship in rural OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Madras expects as many as 100,000 skywatchers to pack into the city and its immediate surroundings Aug. 21 when the moon passes briefly in front of the sun, turning day into night for just about two minutes. By virtue of its location in the center of the "path of totality," plus the high desert's dependably clear midsummer skies, eclipse hounds believe Madras may be the best place in the world to view the once-in-a-lifetime event.

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  7. Daimler Trucks North America opens grueling new test track in MadrasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Daimler engineers spent two years carefully measuring the worst roads they could find around the world, carefully calculating the strains they put on big-rig trucks. The company on Thursday opened its $18.7 million High Desert Proving Grounds.

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  8. BASE jumper injured on plunge from bridge over Crooked RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    The old Crooked River High Bridge was designed by Conde McCullough and opened in 1926, crossing the Crooked River in Jefferson County as the route of U.S. 97, between Madras and Redmond. The bridge was converted to pedestrian and bike use in 2000 after the opening of a modern bridge, the Rex T. Barber Veterans Memorial Bridge.

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  9. Geese are hatching up family groups -- theirs and othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | The Oregonian

    Canada goose youngsters are shepherded by a pair of adults at a boat ramp on Lake Billy Chinook, near Madras. Large family groups of goslings aren't unusual, but they aren't all related.

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  10. Where and when is the 2017 solar eclipse happening in Oregon?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | The Oregonian

    Most people have heard something about the total solar eclipse crossing Oregon and the continental United States this summer, but for many two simple questions linger: Where can I see it, and when is it happening? It's still several months away, but you might want to take this opportunity to block out the date and figure out the other big question: how you're going to navigate through the traffic and crowds to see it. The solar eclipse will happen on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017.

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  11. 2017 eclipse chasers flock to Oregon for a few special minutes of darknessRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | The Oregonian

    Bill Kramer, an American eclipse chaser, remembers a wager with a bemused German farmer in 1999. If the total eclipse they were about to watch from his land wasn't the most incredible experience of his life, Kramer would buy him the finest beer in town.

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  12. Cycle along Oregon's 15 scenic bikewaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | The Oregonian

    Oregon's state Scenic Bikeway program is truly unique in the United States, offering cyclists of all abilities an opportunity unlike anything else. Each bikeway is a route designed with riders' safety in mind, reviewed and ridden by state officials to ensure a smooth trip along the roads and bike paths that cross the state.

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  13. B-17 Flying Fortress ready for public to take ridesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    The B-17 Flying Fortress humming through the sky and its pervasive smell of fuel really brought back the memories for Jim Street, staring out the cockpit windows Tuesday afternoon over Hillsboro. Through 35 of those missions as a bomber pilot, he and his crew did their job during WWII.

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  14. Prineville is running out of electricity, jeopardizing new manufacturing jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Prineville has attracted large data centers from Facebook and Apple -- but they use so much power that may not leave room to add anything else. Prineville may lose a factory that could bring more than 300 jobs to the central Oregon community because the region lacks electricity to power the facility, city leaders said.

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  15. Think 1 foot of snow is bad? Be glad you don't live in central OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    The latest storm brought more 7 inches to Bend -- bringing the on-the-ground total to 2 feet of snow. That's a record one-day measurement.

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  16. Crash kills three people, closes U.S. Highway 26 east of Mt. HoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    A triple fatal crash closed U.S. Highway 26 east of Mt. Hood Monday evening. Traffic is reportedly backed up for miles on U.S. Highway 26 east of Mt.

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  17. Boys who saw 7-year-old brother die in crosswalk can sue driver for emotional traumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    The Oregon Supreme Court ruled on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, that two boys who watched their younger brother die in a crosswalk can sue the truck driver who struck the brother for emotional distress. The Oregon Supreme Court on Thursday said two boys who saw their 7-year-old brother get run over by a pickup truck in a crosswalk -- then watched him die seconds later -- can proceed with a $1.1 million lawsuit seeking damages for emotional distress.

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  18. Man and 10-year-old boy killed in crash north of BendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    The Bulletin reports that police responded to the crash involving three vehicles on Monday evening just south of Madras on Highway 97. Oregon State Police say a vehicle was heading north on the highway when it drifted across the median and into oncoming traffic. The vehicle hit one car and then another head-on, police said.

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  19. Classification debate ramps up for OSAA committee; Hillsboro district pushes Pacific...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | The Oregonian

    The ongoing debate between six and five classifications began to simmer Monday during public testimony before the OSAA's classification and districting committee. Several representatives from larger schools expressed their desire to change from the current six-class system to five -- with an exception for football -- while many from smaller schools said they would prefer to keep the status quo.

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  20. Inmate dies after collapsing at Madras prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    Eldridge Maready, 80, was incarcerated for second-degree manslaughter in Lane County, the Oregon Department of Corrections said in a news release.

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