News Stories Wed., Jan. 17, 2018

The eighth Movin’ Mountains Mission: Possible Challenge starts tomorrow. The annual event inspiring you to get healthy draws hundreds of participants every year. Carolyn Harvey is the Community Health Educator for Jefferson County Public Health, she coordinates the Movin’ Mountains program. She will be in Warm Springs to register folks and do beginning measurements. The challenge is open to anyone 18 and older, who lives or works in Jefferson County and the Warm Springs Indian Reservation. It all starts tomorrow with a registration and measurement event at the Warm Springs Health & Wellness Center. Carolyn and Joy Harvey will be there tomorrow from 8 to 5:00. They will also be doing them Friday and Saturday at the Jefferson County Public Health Department in Madras.

Kanim Smith III scored 43 points on 15 of 22 shooting last night, to lead the Madras White Buffalos to a Tri-Valley Conference win at home last night. The Buffs won 98-76. Byron Patt had 14 points, and Chad Thurby 13. The won on the road, beating Molalla 77-66.

THE DALLES, Ore. (AP) — A remote camera picked up two gray wolves in Oregon’s northern Cascade Mountains, marking the first time multiple wolves have been documented in the area since the species returned to Oregon in 2007. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says the animals were spotted in the White River Wildlife Area and in Mt. Hood National Forest, as well as on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation. Wolves crossed into Oregon from Idaho more than a decade ago after being driven to extinction in the state.