Jefferson County Newswire

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  1. Madras track coach arrested on sex abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    NewsChannel 21's Kandra Kent has reaction from Jefferson County District officials following the second sex-abuse scandal in just eight months.

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  2. MHS track coach arrested on sex abuse charges involving student athleteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Portland Tribune

    ... and contributing to the sexual delinquency of a minor - a Class A misdemeanor. Bowerman was lodged in the Jefferson County Correctional Facility, with security set at $17,500. She was scheduled to be arraigned in the Jefferson County Circuit Court ...

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  3. Central Oregon's Best Unemployment Numbers Since 2008Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KBND-AM Bend

    ... years past." The seasonaly adjusted unemployment rates are 8.1 percent in Deschutes County, 9.4 percent in Jefferson County and 10.3 percent in Crook County.

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  4. Sunday update on Bridge 99 Complex FiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... on the Deschutes National Forest. The Bear Butte 2 Fire is 7 miles northwest of the Bridge 99 Fire. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department has issued the following evacuation orders: All private lands along the Metolius River from Allen Springs ...

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  5. COIDC Friday morning updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | KBND-AM Bend

    ... Allen Springs Campground to Lake Billy Chinook (Metolius Arm) and Level 2 for Three Rivers Subdivision. Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is managing the evacuations. Lower Bridge, Allen Springs, Pioneer Ford, Monty and Perry South campgrounds are ...

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  6. Evacuations ordered as fires burn out of control in OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    ... evacuation notices as wildfires rage out of control across Oregon. In response to the Bridge 99 fire , the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department issued a Level III "GO" evacuation order for all private lands along the Metolius River from Allen ...

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  7. Wildfires force more evacuations in central OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Oregonian

    ... covering nearly 3,500 acres about 20 miles north of Sisters. After listening to the morning fire briefing, Jefferson County Jim Adkins, ordered residents along the Metolius River from the Allen Springs campground to Lake Billy Chinook to leave. He ...

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  8. Lightning sparks dozens of Central Oregon firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Portland Tribune

    ... natural vegetation, grew to about five to seven acres, according to Tom Jaca, assistant fire chief for the Jefferson County Fire District. The fire department responded to the fire with four engines, a command rig, and nine personnel, and was ...

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  9. Oregon's huge increase in people living in high-poverty areas one of nation's most extreme, study findsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | OregonLive.com

    ... up in high-poverty tracts in Multnomah, Marion and Lane counties as well as in more rural areas including Jefferson County and those on or near the Oregon coast. Life can be a struggle when you're poor, regardless of what neighborhood you live in. ...

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  10. Stage 1 of CCC moved to west of BendRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Bend Bulletin

    Published Jul 14, 2014 at 04:26PM / Updated Jul 14, 2014 at 10:13PM Breaking down the stage: The prologue starts on Meeks Trail Road in Tetherow just off Skyline Ranch Road near Century Drive in southwest Bend.

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  11. Fire reroutes first stage of Cascade Cycling ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... will have enough of a difference in look and feel." Organizers said they're disappointed they have to leave Jefferson County out of the race and that cyclists won't get to break in the inaugural stage. "These were brand-new roads we'd never seen ...

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  12. Progress on changing Oregon place names slowRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | The Navajo Times

    ... wrong or incorrect in something they've been doing their whole life.'' Last fall, Negro Brown Canyon in Jefferson County was formally renamed John Brown Canyon, on the east side of the Deschutes River near the Warm Springs grade, in recognition of ...

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  13. Oregon geographic name changes come slowly, despite legislative push to drop 'squaw'Read the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | The Oregonian

    ... been wrong or incorrect in something they've been doing their whole life." Last fall, Negro Brown Canyon in Jefferson County was formally renamed John Brown Canyon, on the east side of the Deschutes River near the Warm Springs grade, in recognition ...

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  14. Six rural Oregon school districts among worst in nation at getting educational bang for buckRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | OregonLive.com

    ... and math results despite high per-student spending, a new study says. (Michael Lloyd / The Oregonian) Jefferson County , Vernonia and four other rural Oregon school districts are among the 300 worst in the nation when it comes to getting educational ...

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  15. Portland Public Schools ombudsman position, reporting to communications chief, stirs new complaints for parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | The Oregonian

    ... structurally, they are ideally independent from any formal hierarchy." Mindy Eaves, the ombudsman for the Jefferson County Public Schools in Kentucky , said she reports directly to the superintendent. She calls it the "ideal situation." The further ...

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  16. Warm Springs hit hard by storms, firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 13 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... a community of 8-12 homes five miles southeast of the blazes. More resources were called up, including a Jefferson County engine crew, to assist in structural protection, Wilson said. Other fires were being suppressed and kept small so far, but ...

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  17. Holiday traffic death toll: 3 people die on Oregon roadways, state police sayRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | The Oregonian

    ... north of Madras. The driver was ejected and taken to a local hospital where he died later that night. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is investigating the circumstances of the crash. - On July 6, 2014 at 12:55 a.m., 16-year old Seeaira D. ...

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  18. Jefferson County seeks more diversity in teachersRead the original story

    Monday Jun 30 | The Navajo Times

    But that diversity is nearly absent from the Jefferson County School District staff.

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  19. Beaverton school notes: BSD teachers rate principals, schools won't get portables in time,...Read the original story

    Monday Jun 30 | The Courier Mailer

    ... of Education plans to make the bilingual seals available statewide next year. Associated Press in Jefferson County is one-third American Indian, one-third Hispanic and one-third white. But that diversity is nearly absent from the Jefferson County ...

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  20. School district in Oregon seeks more diversity in teachersRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 29 | HeraldNet

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

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