Calendar for Sat., Sep. 7, 2019

  • There is a youth basketball tournament fundraiser for Rylan Davis and her medical expenses today and tomorrow at the Warm Springs Community Center. There are 3 age divisions for 3rd thru 8th grades.  The cost is $20 a player and you can still get on a team this morning.
  • The Madras Farmers and Artisans Market is today from 9am to 2pm at Sahalee Park.
  • There is an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting this morning at 10 at Community Counseling.
  • The City of Metolius will have its annual Spike and Rail Day at the City Park today.  It will start with a parade at 11am. Kids games are at noon.  There will be live music – the Patty Davis Band from noon to 4 and Fun Bobby Band from 5-9. There is also a live auction at 5:00.  There will be free hot dog lunch for all children 12 and under.  The Depot will have a running model train set on display and other historical pieces.

The Columbia River Zone 6 Commercial Salmon Gillnet Fishery will be open this Monday (9/9) 6am thru Thursday September 12th at 6pm.  Check in with your Tribal Fisheries Department if you have any questions.

Warm Springs Sanitation Landfill hours are 7am until 130 pm.. after that gates are locked.  After 1:30 everyone is asked to use a transfer station.  Please do not do illegal dumping outside the landfill.  Also – Tires and Batteries are no longer accepted.   If you have questions about the landfill – contact the Tribal Sanitarian at (541) 553-4943.

The Sunnyside Road Grade, Relay & Pedestrian Project is underway. Sunnyside Drive is closed from Tmsh Street to Upper Dry Creek Road. Contact Ben Bisland 541-553-3207 if you have questions.

Sunday 9/8

The Annual MAC  Dash is coming up September 14th at the Madras Aquatic Center. The deadline to register is tomorrow. All proceeds from the event go to In-water programs for the MAC. There is also a Middle MAC Dash for kids 11-14 and a mini-MAC Dash for children 10 and under – both kids events are free but registration is still required. Visit MAC Rec District dot com to sign up.

Warm Springs Behavioral Health is having its “Wellbriety Celebrating Families” Class for parents only on Tuesdays and Thursday – starting this week –  from 9am until noon on the 3rd floor of the Behavior Health Center.  This class is open to clients enrolled in Behavioral Health, Best Care or Tuning Points.  If you are not currently enrolled in a program, contact Sarah Frank.  Classes are Tuesdays and Thursday.

The Meth & Opiate Work Group is meeting Wednesday from 9 until 11am at the Greeley Heights Community Building.  Everyone is welcome to bring your positive support and ideas in increasing awareness and education for our community about the dangers caused by meth and opiate use and finding ways to create pathways toward healing with hopes of making a better life for our present and our future generations.

A community presentation on Human Trafficking will be held Wednesday September 25th at the Community Center Social Hall.  There are 2 sessions at 1pm and 6pm.  The training is being conducted by the Guardian Group, a local non-profit specializing in counter human trafficking.

If you have unused or expired medications you need to get rid of, the Warm Springs Health & Wellness Center now has a MedSafe drop box to dispose of old meds. Bring them to large blue box located in the pharmacy waiting area to safely dispose of unneeded medications.