New Stories for Thu., Aug. 9, 2018

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning again today for temperatures over 100 degrees.  Locally – residents in need of a cool place for some relief from the scorching heat can stop by the Health & Wellness Center – Pod A, in the afternoon, for cold water, air conditioning and information about what to watch out for during a heat wave like we have today.  In Madras – cool places you can drop in include:  The Jefferson County Public Health Department,  Madras City Hall, the Jefferson County Public Library, Safeway & Thriftway supermarkets.

For Siddalee Spino-Suppah and her brother – many afternoons are spent selling homemade baked goods outside Warm Springs Market – or by visiting local offices.  They are fundraising for Siddalee’s effort to Travel to Las Vegas in December for the Jr. National Finals Rodeo.  She is a qualifier in the Peewee Bareback Riding category, the only girl who has qualified so far.   A Go Fund Me account has been set up to help fund the families trip to the finals.  You can check out today’s post on the KWSO Facebook page to donate or go to

At the Tillamook County Fair – “Suppah Stables” racehorse named Phantom Heat won the first race of the “Franklin “Chin” Suppah” Racehorse Series.  Lincoln Jay Suppah is the owner of Phantom Heat and Joyce Suppah is the trainer.  The featured memorial race is scheduled for Saturday around 4:30.  Chin Suppah was well known around Oregon racetracks and this memorial series at the Tillamook County Fair is in his honor.