The Warm Springs Area Chamber of Commerce was recently reactivated and a Board of Directors elected. The newly elected board members are Dustin Seyler, President; Shawnetta Yahtin, Vice-President; Yvette Leecy, Treasurer; Amanda Smith, Secretary; and Trustees Brutis Baez, Scott Kalama and Anthony Anderson.
The Museum at Warm Springs will host its 16th annual Honor Dinner on April 14th at the World Forestry Center in Portland. The Museum will honor Dr. Michael Hammond, former Museum Executive Director, with the TWANAT Award. Dr. Hammond began working as Executive Director in 1991 and his leadership was instrumental in preparing the Museum to open and flourish. The Lifetime Achievement Awards will be presented to Hon. Edward J. Leavy, a distinguished Senior Circuit Judge of the US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and Louie Pitt Jr, Director of Governmental Affairs and Planning for the CTWS.
The Madras White Buffalo boys finished the regular season second in the Tri-Valley Conference and will host Tillamook on Friday at 5pm. The MHS Girls, as the Tri-Valley Conference champion,has an automatic berth to the first round of the state playoffs, which are scheduled for March 2-3. The Madras girls finished the regular season No. 9 in the OSAA rankings and, with a 21-2 record, recorded the second-most wins in 4A this season. Madras will host a first-round game March 2.