News Stories Fri., Mar. 9, 2018 - KWSO 91.9

News Stories Fri., Mar. 9, 2018

Senator Ron Wyden is holding a town hall this morning at the Madras Performing Arts Center at 9:00. This town hall will make number 877 of town halls Sen. Wyden has held. He holds town halls in each of Oregon’s 36 counties annually. Folks will have the opportunity to ask questions and offer ideas.

Warm Springs K8 Academy families are invited to a Family Literacy Night on Wednesday next week. During these family engagement events, dinner is provided; crafts and activities are set up.  Things will get started at 5:00. Also that evening, the 509-J School Board will meet at the K-8 Academy at 7:00, with a Warm Springs K8 Student Spotlight.

The Warm Springs Cougars All-Indian Youth 6th and 8th grade co-ed basketball tournament is this weekend. Games wil start tomorrow at 9am at the community center. Championship games are scheduled for 3:30 and 4:30 on Sunday.

We are springing forward this weekend with Daylight Saving Time starting on Sunday. It’s always a good time for residents to take a few minutes to test smoke alarms in their homes. Common issues causing smoke detectors to not work properly are age or lack of batteries. Smoke alarms 10-years old or older need to be replaced. Working smoke alarms can provide those critical extra seconds you and your family need to get out of your home safely in the event of a house fire. Testing smoke alarms to ensure they work properly is a simple, effective way to protect the ones you love.