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Threat to Public Media Funding

KWSO is Public Media for Warm Springs and Central Oregon.  Public media is a system and network of non-profit, non commercial, public television and public community radio stations with a common mission and purpose under the banner of education. Today’s current public media ...

Sue Matters

April 26th, 2017

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Parshall: 509J Superintendent & WSK8 Principal

The Jefferson County 509-J school board announced, at their regular meeting, Monday April 10, 2017, that Ken Parshall has been hired as the district’s new superintendent. Parshall has served as the principal of the Warm Springs K-8 Academy since the start of the 2015 ...

Sue Matters

April 11th, 2017

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Warm Springs Umpire Recognized

Warm Springs Nation Little League Umpire in chief Allen “Stretch” Jones participated in the Western Region Little League Umpire School in San Bernardino California in February.  At the end of the week long training he was recognized with the Bob Thornton Outstanding Student ...

Sue Matters

April 4th, 2017

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WS UAV Test Range Manager Hired

Tribally owned Eagle Tech Systems has hired Liz Stalford as the FAA UAS Test Range Manager for Warm Springs which is part of the Pan Pacific Unmanned Test Range Complex under the auspices of the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Stalford is a commercial multi-engine, seaplane

Sue Matters

March 30th, 2017

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New GM for Kah-Nee-Ta

Marie Kay Williams has been named the interim general manager for Kah-Nee-Ta Resort and Spa following the resignation of Jim Bankson, who is retiring, due to a recommendation from his doctor. Kah-Nee-Ta Board Chair Jim Manion says “we are grateful for Jim Bankson’s ...

Sue Matters

March 27th, 2017

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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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