The Ultimate Pizza Experience: 6 Madras Pizzas You Need to Try Now
The focus of this article is on six distinct types of pizza available in Madras. Have you had the chance to sample any of these delightful varieties? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please share your experiences in the comments section below.
Two winter announcements hit the High Desert
Sunday, a Winter Storm Advisory is in place for western portions of Deschutes and Jefferson counties, that warning will remain with us through Monday, ending at 4 o'clock. Heavy snow is expected in some areas like the mountains. Here in our cities, snow will impact regions across the High Desert...
A Winter Storm Watch will begin on Sunday with snow in the forecast
Saturday is going to be dry and mild with highs in the low 60s. Sunday will also be mild, with highs in the 50s, but we will see an increase in cloud cover, as the day moves along. The clouds will signal the transition from the mild pattern to a colder and snowy one.
Rockn EZ won’t renew animal shelter contract
Rockn EZ Rescue will not renew its contract with Jefferson County to care for the county’s stray animals. The organization took on the contract July 1, 2023, when Three River’s Humane Society walked away from its contract with the county. The Rockn EZ board in a statement said: “Jefferson County has a very serious problem with abandoned and stray animals, on average 50 dogs and 36 cats a month are brought to the shelter. The cost to maintain the animals at the shelter is just...
Wintry mixed precipitation and below average temperatures
A fine Monday to you Central Oregon. This morning brings a chance for snow, turning to a chance for rain for a period of this afternoon and then back to a mix of rain and snow again this evening. Temperatures should be on the chilly and below average side. An...
KWSO Calendar for Mon., Feb. 26, 2024
It’s late start Monday for all 509-J schools. Students start 90 minutes later than usual. Free drinking water is available every Monday to Warm Springs community members at the Hydro Panel Facility, located next to the old Vehicle Pool building in the Industrial Park. Stop by Mondays between 8am and 5pm.
Buff swimmers cap season at district
The Madras High School swim team wrapped up its season Feb. 9 and 10 at the Special District 1 championships hosted by Molalla High School. The Madras boys finished seventh among 12 teams and the girls eight out of 12. Molalla won the boys competition handily with 276 points while second-place La Grande had 174. Madras finished with 63 points. Pendleton took the girls competition with 232 points and La Grande was second with 227. Madras had 62. ...
Madras animal shelter to shut down after failing to reach contract with county
A Jefferson County animal shelter is closing its doors after failing to reach a deal on a new contract with the county. Rockn EZ Rescue Ranch announced Friday it failed to reach an agreement with county officials and will have to close its shelter in Madras by June 30 when the current contract ends.
A Taste of Mexico: The Top 6 Mexican Eateries in Madras
In this article, we're going to explore six enticing Mexican restaurants located in Madras. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please feel free to leave your comments below:
KWSO Calendar for Sun., Feb. 25, 2024
Sports Agility Training for youth is every Sunday afternoon, at the old Warm Springs Elementary Gym. 5th thru 8th grade youth train from 1-2:30 and High School players from 3-4:30. This is for all skill levels with coach John Charles. The training is free. Free drinking water is available every...
A taste of spring today, wintry conditions late Sunday night
Plenty of sunshine today along with spring-like weather as high pressure continues to dominate the region. Highs will cross the 60-degree mark today making it feel more like May than February. Don’t get too used to the warmer than usual weather as wintry conditions are likely Monday. Sunday is...
Federal class-action lawsuit filed against St. Charles Health System, alleging failure to provide required charity care
Two law firms filed a federal class-action lawsuit Friday against St. Charles Health System, accusing the hospital group of failing to provide the financial assistance to low-income patients that's required by state and federal law, and instead sending those bills to debt collectors. The post Federal class-action lawsuit filed against St. Charles Health System, alleging failure to provide required charity care appeared first on KTVZ.
10 most expensive homes sold in central Oregon, Feb. 12-18
A house in Bend that sold for $1.6 million tops the list of the most expensive residential real estate sales in central Oregon in the past week. In total, 56 residential real estate sales were recorded in the area during the past week, with an average price of $606,816. The average price per square foot was $350.
Update: Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon, Foothills of the Northern Blue Mountains of Oregon, Foothills of the Southern Blue Mountains of Oregon and North Central Oregon under a wind advisory until Monday afternoon
On Sunday at 1:34 p.m. the National Weather Service issued an updated wind advisory valid from 3 p.m. until Monday 3 p.m. for Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon, Foothills of the Northern Blue Mountains of Oregon, Foothills of the Southern Blue Mountains of Oregon and North Central Oregon. The weather...
One killed in five-vehicle crash on Highway 97 in Jefferson County
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ore. (KPTV) - A deadly five-vehicle crash happened early Monday morning on Highway 97 near milepost 107.5 in Jefferson County, according to Oregon State Police. One person was declared dead on the scene and two were transported to the hospital with injuries. The preliminary investigation found that two...
Buffalos knock off Junction City in practice game
With both teams off for 10 days off between their last game at the start of the state tournament, Madras and Junction City met halfway for a game Friday night, playing at Sisters High School. The eighth-seeded White Buffalos came on in the second half to beat the second-seeded Tigers 67-63. Seneca Ball led the Buffalos in scoring with 29 points, including going 17 for 20 at the free throw...
Bringing back Antelope
The city of Antelope has gone dark, in a sense. As part of efforts to become a registered dark sky community, some streetlights in town have been removed or refit to meet dark sky standards. It’s all part of a plan by Mayor Sherri Jameson, along with the city council and some involved community members, to revitalize Antelope. “Antelope has been dying for a really long time,” said Jameson. “Our only claim to fame is the Rajneesh that were here in the 80s, and they...
Mild and dry this weekend, snow likely Monday
Winter Storm Watch has been issued for late Sunday through Monday for portions of the viewing area. The dry and sunny conditions Friday will continue into Saturday as high pressure remains the dominant weather features. Highs will be in the upper 50s to near 60 Saturday under mostly sunny skies and light winds.
Fatal crash scene Monday closes U.S. Highway 97 for two hours
A fatal crash involving multiple vehicles, including at least two semis, closed U.S. Highway 97 for two hours Monday, Feb. 19 at about 7 a.m. The collision occurred just south of Juniper Butte at milepost 107.5. Traffic began moving again just before 9 a.m. As of press time, Oregon State Police had not released the name or names of the deceased nor any other details about the wreck. KTVZ reports two semi-trucks crashed around 3 a.m. An ODOT spokesperson said additional vehicles crashed in the area in the following two hours amid reports of low visibility and black ice. Jefferson County Fire & EMS responded with one engine and two ambulances, with additional help from Redmond Fire and Rescue.
Jefferson County Fire Bond Heads To May Ballot
MADRAS, OR -- Jefferson County Fire and EMS is joining the list of taxing districts asking voters to approve more funding this year. Thursday evening, the fire board approved sending a $14.5 million bond to the May ballot. Fire Chief Jeff Blake tells KBND News, "This department has not done...