KWSO News Sep. 20, 2018

The Museum at Warm Springs Board of Directors has appointed Elizabeth Woody as executive director. Woody will succeed Carol Leone, who has been with the Museum at Warm Springs since 2002 and who will retire November 30th. Woody will begin her post on December 1. Woody has a long history with the Museum at Warm Springs. She was one of the Warm Springs tribal citizens who accompanied a team of tribal museum professionals to Santa Fe, to meet with renowned sculptor Allan Houser prior to the museum’s opening in 1993. Most recently, she has been serving as a project manager for the 25th year anniversary events, fundraising, and development consultant to the museum. Woody is an enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. A renowned poet, author, essayist, and visual artist, Woody is also an educator, mentor, collaborator, and community leader.

Madras High School varsity soccer faced North Marion yesterday. The boys fought back from an 0-2 deficit and got a 2-2 draw. The girls played on the road and also came out with a draw at 1 apiece.

Today, Girls JV Soccer plays at Summit and Buff Volleyball hosts North Marion

Warm Springs Eagles Volleyball has matches at Culver today

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., announced Wednesday that 25 community health centers throughout Oregon, including the Native American Rehabilitation Association of the NW in Portland and Mosaic Medical in Prineville, will get more than $7 million in federal resources to expand access to treatment for substance use and mental health treatment. Wyden said. “This federal support provides essential help for Oregon clinics to bolster that care for patients and provide their loved ones the peace of mind that good treatment is available within their communities.”

A broken water main affected the Agency water system Wednesday, causing periods of low and no water pressure. Public utilities staff continues to work towards isolating the water break. It is expected that the campus area will not have any water for much of today.