This week – the Water and Wastewater Division of the Public Utilities Branch will be working alongside the GELCO contractor to finish the replacement and upgrade of the pressure reducing valves on the agency water system main lines. This work will be done at the George Street pressure reducing valve vault, the Kah-Nee-Ta vault and the South East vault (nearby the tribal administration building). The work is anticipated to take about three to four days. Reservoirs are being filled however there could be limited outages and residents are being notified. If you have any questions, call (541) 553-3246.
- Senior Fitness class is today at 10:45 at the Senior Center. Following class, participants can enjoy a meal. On the menu: Clam Chowder. Functional Fitness Class is today at noon in the Community Center Aerobics Room.
- The Madras High School Native American Student Union (NASU) is having their meeting during lunch today from 11:47am-12:17pm. The Meeting will be held in Mr. Jones classroom. For More information contact Gordon Scott at 503-347-5778.
- Warm Springs MCH is collaborating with the Family Preservation Program today from noon to 1 at the Family Resource Center for an Adult Baby Doll Circle Time. This is a parenting class that focuses on conscious discipline parenting techniques including how to calm your infant, show affection and have positive daily interactions.
- The Jefferson County School District 509J is holding Community Engagement Sessions this week. Today they will meet at 5:30 in Warm Springs at 5:30 in the K thru 8 Academy cafeteria.
- Warm Springs Recreation’s Annual Great Pumpkin Party is toady! There will be different categories that will be judged. Families should bring their own pumpkins and carving devices. Everyone is Welcome! Carving begins at 5:30pm, judging will take place at 7:30pm. There will be NDN Burgers, Frybread, Mummy Dogs and Homemade chili for sale. If you have any questions, contact Carol at 541-553-3243.
- Warm Springs Christian Fellowship has bible study at 6pm at the Senior Center.
- The Warm Springs Baptist Church has Bible Study and Prayer this evening at 6:00.
Warm Springs Higher Education will be hosting a visit from Grand Canyon University on Friday the 25th 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.
Rez Fest is Saturday November 2rd at the Warm Springs Community Center Social Hall. Doors open at 5 and the show starts at 5:30. This is an Alcohol & Drug Free Event. Performances by Warm Springs own Damage Overdose plus ethnic de generation from Kayenta Arizona Guardians from Sells Arizona, Bloodline from Gallup New Mexico, Justin Sayne N8v from Takilma Oregon – and Eagle Thunder will be there too. There is a fee for admission. All ages are welcome.
Warm Springs Tribal and Enterprise Employees are encouraged to attend the annual Health Benefits Meetings on November 5th and 6th at the Community Center Social Hall from 9am to 4pm There will be 2 sessions each day – 9am – 10:30 and 2 – 2:30pm.
The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs proposed 2020 Tribal Budget is now posted at the Tribal Administration Building, Warm Springs Market, Indian Health Services, Agency Longhouse, Three Warriors Market, Sidwalter Fire Hall, Simnasho Longhouse, Seekseequa Fire Hall and online at the Tribal Member Portal. To view the budget information online in the Tribal Member Portal go to “Finance” then “Annual Budget”. The Seekseequa District Meeting on the 2020 Budget is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday October 29th at the Seekseequa Fire Hall. Dinner is at 6pm and the meeting follows at 7. The Simnasho District Meeting is October 30th at the Simnasho Longhouse at 7. The Agency District Meeting is November 5th at the Agency Longhouse at 6.
The next Warm Springs Community Action Team Indianpreneurship Class will be held on 2 consecutive Saturdays all day – November 2nd and 9th. If you are interested in starting or growing a small business – this class is for you. Contact the Community Action Team to sign up.
The Museum at Warm Springs is having their opening reception tomorrow afternoon for this year’s Tribal Member Art Exhibit.
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 2020 Census begins April 1st. The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. You can learn more by calling 1-855-JOB-2020