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509-J Superintendent Finalists

Last Thursday, March 16, 2017, staff in the Jefferson County School District 509-J received an email saying the new “Superintendent Search Committee has picked its top two candidates for the superintendent position.  One is Ted Zehr and one is Ken Parshall. Zehr served for 6

Sue Matters

March 20th, 2017

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Register to Vote in Oregon

To register to vote in Oregon, you must be a U.S. citizen, an Oregon resident and at least 17 years old. Online registration requires a current Oregon drivers license or state ID card. Registering to vote in Oregon is quick and simple. Oregonians can register: Online ...

Sue Matters

March 7th, 2017

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Warm Springs Nation Little League! It’s About That Time!

Warm Springs Nation Little League is getting ready for the upcoming season.   On Thursday, March 9th, there is a chance for families to sign up for baseball, softball and t-ball at a gathering at the Greeley Heights Community Building starting at 6 pm.  Warm Springs Nation ...

Elizabeth Smith

March 3rd, 2017

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Native Aspirations Summer Youth Work Program Training During Spring Break

The Native Aspirations Work Program is gearing up for the summer by offering youth who want to work an opportunity to complete mandatory training during spring break. The Elements Youth Conference will provide much of the 40 hours of educational and employment training youth

Elizabeth Smith

March 3rd, 2017

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Healthy Eating: Oils & Fats

Dietary fat can be classified into four groups: saturated; monounsaturated; polyunsaturated; and trans-fat.  Each type of fat behaves differently inside the body.  Saturated and Trans fats contribute to the risk of cardiovascular diseases.  Monounsaturated and ...

Sue Matters

March 1st, 2017

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Lupus Awareness

The Let’s Talk Diversity Coalition is excited to partner with the American College of Rheumatology on a project to increase awareness in central Oregon around lupus. A pre-awareness campaign survey is being conducted online now through March 17, 2017.   People are asked to ...

Sue Matters

February 28th, 2017

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Senator Wyden Town Hall

Senator Ron Wyden held a town hall in Madras on Wednesday (2/22/17) at the Performing Arts Center.  Several hundred people were in attendance including a full section of Madras High School students.  Student participation included representatives of the Warm Springs Youth ...

Sue Matters

February 24th, 2017

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Head Start/Early Head Start Survey

Warm Springs Head Start and Early Head Start programs provide free comprehensive preschool services. Early Head Start programs serve pregnant individuals and children up to age 3. Head Start programs serve children ages 3-5. Currently the programs are conducting a Community ...

Sue Matters

February 14th, 2017

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Walden Visits Warm Springs

Congressman Greg Walden stopped in Warm Springs today (2/9/17) to meet with Tribal Council and Tribal Programs. The main focus of the meeting was to share information about the Tribes’ interest in ensuring that the Indian Health Care Improvement Act is protected. The ...

Sue Matters

February 9th, 2017

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Warm Springs Tribal Member Hunters 2016 Subsistence Hunting Reporting

The Branch of Natural Resources is reminding all tribal hunters to submit 2016 Subsistence Hunting Reports. Every tribal member who was issued a 2016 deer, elk, cougar, bear, or pronghorn tag needs to report, even if you didn’t hunt or did not harvest an animal. Bring your ...

Elizabeth Smith

February 7th, 2017

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