KWSO News Aug. 21, 2018

The Tenino fire held at 9,431 acres yesterday with 8 new crews arriving to help improve the perimeter of the fire – focusing on hot spots. Local management of the fire will change from a Type 3 to a Type 4 team. The plan is to increase containment today with everyone staying safe. The Tenino fire was one of several fires that were sparked last Thursday night by lightning. Everyone is reminded that fire conditions are extreme and to remain aware of your surroundings both locally and in the forest.

The Warm Springs Forestry Department will host a Timber Tour of the upcoming Triple Butte/Kuckup Proposed Timber Sale this Thursday. Forestry staff are seeking Tribal Member comments.  If you want to attend, meet at the Tribal Administration Building parking lot at 8:00am, they will at 8:30 for the half-day tour. Lunch, beverages and transportation will be provided but it is first come, first served. For more information contact Oe Colwash-Jimenez 541.553.8224 or Malcolm Vollmer, Project Area Forester 541.553.8215

Madras High School Sports gets going this Thursday, all on the road. Boys and girls soccer will play at Redmond High School. And Madras JV Volleyball has games at Culver High School at 11:15 and 12:30 Thursday. Friday, Varsity Volleyball plays at Summit and the White Buffs Football team has a jamboree at Sisters Friday night. And, on Saturday, Madras Cross Country is competing at the Jere Breese Memorial in Prineville.