Community Calendar

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Send information to KWSO at PO Box 489, Warm Springs OR 97761 - Fax us at 541-553-3348 - E-mail Community Calendar Information to: - E-mail Pow Wow Information or call 541-553-1968. 


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 KWSO will broadcast the Madras High School Girls 4A Round 1 Playoff Game from Sutherlin this Friday, tipoff is at 6:00.

 3/7 There’s a men’s and women’s basketball tournament this weekend at the Community Center.  It’s an all-Indian, plus one men’s 5’9” and under and a women’s tourney Friday thru Sunday.  For more information contact Anthony Culps, Sr. at 541-460-3871.


3/7 No School – Parent Conferences.  Warm Springs Elementary will hold conferences all day from8 til 4.  MHS conferences are from 8 to 4 at the high school.

3/7 Part-Day Head Start is closed


3/7 Those students planning to use the tribal scholarship for college need to attend a FAFSA workshop.  There is a workshop in Warm Springs scheduled for March 7th from 10am till noon at the Administration Building.  Call Higher Education at 553-3311 for a list of items you need to bring with you.


A new class for boys age 11 to18 will begin March 12th  from 2:30 to 5:00 at the Culture and Heritage Building – it’s called “Rites of Passage – A Young Boys Journey to Manhood.”  Boys will learn cultural and traditional teachings from elder fishermen and hunters.  Boys will also learn about the treaty and traditional leadership roles.  The series includes a field trip to the Columbia River and Call 541-553-3290 to register. 


Saturday 3/8

3/8 Daylight Saving Time begins this Sunday.  Remember to “spring forward” – set your clocks an hour ahead before you go to bed on Saturday.


3/8 The MAC Youth Basketball Jamboree is on March 8th at MHS


The Veterans’ and Family Healing Circle Gathering will be held April 24-27 at the HeHe Longhouse.  The weekend will include healing ceremonies, talking circles, men’s and women’s sweat lodges and more – everyone is welcome.  No fees of any kind are charged.  Contributions of food, volunteer time or raffle items are appreciated.  Contact Heidi Katchia for more information 503-804-4177.  The longhouse will open at noon on Thursday.  Opening ceremonies are on Friday at 6:30.  


Sunday 3/9

3/20  The 3rd Annual Oregon Weaver’s Teaching Weaver’s Workshop will be held at the Tamástslikt Cultural Institute in Pendleton March 20th & 21st.  To learn more contact Ethel Greene at 208-843-7409 or egreene with an “e” at n w i c dot edu.



Monday 3/10

3/10 Chukar Road will be closed to all traffic on Monday from 7am to 7pm. Warm Springs Construction is installing a water line to the new school. Motorists should plan on using Quail Trail as their alternate route to and from Greeley Heights.



3/11 The Head Start Open House and Family Craft Night is on March 11th at 5:30 at ECE.  All community members are welcome to learn about the programs, eat a spaghetti dinner and make crafts with your kids. 


3/12 The 21st Annual Heart Smart Dinner will be held on Wednesday, March 12th 4-7:30pm at the Agency Longhouse.  The events will include a mini health fair, salmon dinner, blood sugar screenings, raffles, entertainment, education and fun.  The year’s dinner will be in honor of atwai Michael Spaulding and his years of dedication to the Heart Smart Dinner and the Warm Springs Community.


3/12 There will be a food handler’s class on March 12th from 2-4pm in the I H S atrium.


The Peaceful Spirit Outing – Honoring Our Wounded Warriors through Fly Fishing and Cultural Sharing is planned for June 6-8 at Lower Dry Creek.  They are calling for fishing guides, volunteers and donations to honor veterans.  For information contact Casey Green at 541-325-2147.


Legal Aide is now available to Tribal Members to assist Warm Springs Tribal Members. Toni Made is now the Legal Aide Administrator   The Legal Aid office is located on campus, upstairs in the Tribal Court Building. Office hours are 8am-5pm weekdays.  The Office phone number is:  (541) 553-2212.  Legal Aide assists with all Criminal matters in the jurisdiction of the Warm Springs Tribal Court.   For all those requesting assistance with pending criminal cases in Tribal Court, please contact legal aide to schedule an appointment.  Also, Tribal Members who have passed the Tribal Bar Exam may be considered for contract legal services, call for more information. 


3/14 ECE is having a mini-powwow on March 14th at 1am at the Agency Longhouse.


3/14 Lincoln’s Pow Wow 2014 is Friday – Sunday 3/14-16 at the Simnasho Longhouse.  Grand Entries are at 7pm on Friday, 1pm on Saturday and 1:30 on Sunday.