KWSO News 7/16/19

2018 Water Quality Reports for the Simnasho/Schoolie, Sidwalter and Warm Springs Water Systems are available for view on the tribal website.

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon will require public schools to teach about the Holocaust and other genocides. Gov. Kate Brown signed a bill Monday to add Holocaust instruction to the school curriculum starting in the 2019-2020 school year. Eleven other states require some level of genocide education in schools. The bill comes as memory of the Holocaust fades. A recent poll found that two-thirds American millennials surveyed could not identify what the Auschwitz concentration camp was.

Street Roots, an independent weekly newspaper in Portland, is looking for young people interested in telling the story of the Warm Springs water crisis. Street Roots is an award-winning, nonprofit newspaper in Portland, focusing on issues of social, economic and environmental justice. They want to record the personal impact the crisis has had on a young person and their family. To participate, or if you have any questions, please write to Street Roots does provide payment for stories published in the newspaper.

The Warm Springs Cougars and Inter-tribal Sports of California are co-hosting the 1st Annual Pacific Coast Indigenous Youth Invitational Basketball Tourney July 26-28 at the Warm Springs Community Center. There are 13 and 15 and under boys’ divisions and a 10 and under co-ed.  Talk to Austin Greene at the Community Center for more information.