- A BOIL WATER NOTICE has been issued due to loss of pressure in the Agency Water System. Boiled or bottled water should be used for drinking, making ice, washing dishes, brushing teeth, and preparing food until further notice. The boil water notice is a precautionary measure to provide safe drinking water for all those affected. It is estimated that the order will be in place at least through next Wednesday.
- Drinking Water Distribution is being coordinated by Warm Springs Emergency Management. The distribution center is open at the Old Warm Springs Elementary Library weekdays 7am – 6pm and weekends 10am – 3pm until the Boil Water Notice is lifted.
- Warm Springs ECE will be closed for children younger than 3 years old as well as for school age youth until the boil water notice has been lifted. Head Start classrooms will operate. Contact ECE at 541-553-3242 if you have any questions.
- As a reminder, the water is still safe to use for flushing toilets and showering. There will not be any porta-potties or showers setup at this time.
- Warm Springs Higher Education will be hosting a visit from Grand Canyon University today at the Education Building in room 305. If you are interested in completing your degree on-line You’re invited to see and hear what Grand Canyon University has to offer. For More information call Carroll Dick @ 541-553-3311.
- At Behavioral Health Center the Group “On Second Thought” will be meeting from 10am to 11am
- Senior Fitness class is today at 10:45 at the Senior Center. After class, participants can eat a meal. Today’s meal will be Meat Ball Subs w/Mozzarella Chease.Functional Fitness Class is today at noon in the Community Center Aerobics Room. Pilates Yoga Class is also at noon at the Health & Wellness Center.
- There is a Behavior Health Walk-In Clinic today – appointments are available between 1 and 5pm. The Medical Social Workers at the clinic can help with screenings, assessments, crisis intervention and many other things for children, adolescents and adults.
Work on the Sunnyside Road Grade, Relay & Pedestrian Project continues. Community members are reminded that Sunnyside Drive is closed from Tmsh Street to Salmon Drive. Work is expected to be completed November 8th. If you have questions talk to Ben Bisland 541-553-3207.
Smith Rock State Park will host its annual Oregon Archaeology Celebration lecture series in October on Friday evenings at the park’s welcome center in Terrebonne. The talks are free and open to the public. There is a $5 day use parking fee. This Friday the presentation is “Obscure Oregon: The Columbia Southern Railroad” with Paul Patton.
Students in need of school supplies can pick some up at the Warm Springs Library in the Family Resource Center. Basic supplies are available to students during the library’s regular business hours.
11/1 Prevention Services in Warm Springs is offering a great opportunity for youth on Friday November 1st – a no school day. There will be classes for 3rd thru 5th grade students all day on Conscious Discipline, Addiction Awareness, Healthy eating and exercising. Classes for 6th thru High School are on Addiction Awareness, Sex and Healthy relationship education, life skills and conscious discipline. These classes will run 8:15am until 5pm. Students who participate in the classes for their grade level – will be eligible to visit the University of Oregon for a tour and to attend a basketball game. 3rd-5th grade students will have a one day trip on Nov 11th, 6th-8th graders will go for two days Nov 16th & 17th, and High school students will go for two days Nov 22nd & 23rd. For More information you can contact Prevention at 541-615-0036.
3 Warriors Market in Simnasho has moved to their fall and winter hours. Monday thru Thursday the are open 7am – 7pm. Friday’s hours are 7am – 6pm. On the weekend – 3 Warriors is open 8am – 6pm.
The 2020 Census begins April 1st. Earn extra income while helping your community learn about census jobs online at 2020 census dot jobs slash jobs (https://2020census.gov/en/jobs)
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.
Tales of Hallow’s Eve returns to the High Desert Museum tomorrow Saturday October 26th from 6-8pm. Families with young children will find a variety of bright games and crafts inside the Museum, including monster beanbag toss, jack-o-lantern crafts, pumpkin ice cream making and holiday themed storytelling. The Museum’s Rimrock Café will be open for the festivities and adds to the fun with treats including eyeball salad, chocolate mummies, zombie mac n’ cheese, witch’s brew and more. Individual tickets for Tales of Hallow’s Eve at the High Desert Museum in Bend are $10, children 2 years old and younger are free. Tickets are available in advance at High Desert Museum dot org slash hallows dash eve (highdesertmuseum.org/hallows-eve)
10/27 The Red Lake Costume Run for the Health of It – is Sunday October 27th in Simnasho. It’s a 15 mile team relay run, a 5K Run/Walk and a 1 mile fun run/walk. Registration opens at 7:30am with start time at 8:30. This is a Drug, Alcohol & Tobacco Free Event and there is no cost to participate. In addition to the races there will be a costume contest, haunted hours, snacks, water, prizes, & t-shirts for participants while supplies last. For more details talk to Jay Suppah or Jaylyn Suppah.
10/28 It’s the Spooky Indian Night Out and Drummerz Jam Session on Monday October 28th at the Warm Springs Community Center. Get your Clown Dance outfit together for the big contest. There will be a potluck dinner at 5:30 and the Powwow will follow at 6:30. All Drummers, Dancers, Clowns and Community Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.