Making a splash at Sahalee Park in Madras

The idea of a splash park began germinating in Madras going as far back as 2014, with aspirations of a simply designed 800 sq ft park for children and families to enjoy. In particular, former City Councilor Chuck Schmidt advocated to include a splash park amenity in...

Juntos program supports college-going Latinx families

Oregon State University Open Campus started a program in Madras called Juntos, which means together in Spanish, with the goal of supporting Latinx students and their families make the journey to college after high school graduation. The Bean Foundation invested in the...