KWSO News Oct. 5, 2018 - KWSO 91.9

KWSO News Oct. 5, 2018

Tribal Members in Warm Springs are being asked to be part of a community health campaign and earn some cash at the same time. For two hours of participation on Tuesday, October 9, you could earn up to $125 for participating in a confidential, health-related study related to a community health campaign. For more information and to see if you qualify, there is a short online survey to complete at https://tinyurl.com/ORhealthresearch.

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will be taking a closer look at violence against Native women at a hearing today. Representatives of the Indian Law Resource Center, the Alaska Native Women’s Resource Center, the National Congress of American Indians and the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center are testifying at the proceeding, taking place in Boulder, Colorado. They will be drawing attention to the struggles facing American Indian and Alaska Native women, from threats against their safety to the large numbers who go missing and murdered, indianz.com reports.

KTVZ in Bend will host a debate this evening between Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., Democratic Party nominee Jamie McLeod-Skinner and Independent Party candidate Mark Roberts. It’s the only such debate scheduled at this point in the race for Oregon’s 2nd Congressional District. You can watch the hour-long debate KTVZ from 7-8 p.m. It will also stream live on KTVZ.COM.

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle’s KeyArena is getting an appropriate send off with an NBA game being played once again under its roof. The former home of the Seattle SuperSonics will hold its final event in its current form Friday night when the Golden State Warriors meet the Sacramento Kings in a preseason game. Afterward, the building will be shuttered and remodeled. The plan is for it re-open as the home to a new NHL franchise in two years if the league approves a proposed expansion team.