Summer camp offers a 'Honk'ing good time

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August 26, 2014

Keeping neighbors safe

by Jason Chaney
The Prineville Police Department is putting more emphasis on My Neighborhood My Cop The Prineville Police Department has offered its My Neighborhood My Cop program since 2007, but for the past…
August 26, 2014

Central Oregonian office will be closed this Labor Day

by Teresa Tooley
The last of this season's Picnic in the Park concert series will be held this Wednesday The Central Oregonian will be closed this coming Monday, Sept. 1 in recognition of Labor Day. This will…
Photo Credit: KEVIN SPERL - Jon Brewster, right, of Monmouth, a technology fellow with Hewlett-Packard, talks to Oregon Star Party Co-Director Jim Todd about his optical imaging system.
August 22, 2014

A Celestial Celebration

by Kevin Sperl
Star gazers from around the Pacific Northwest, and beyond, are gathering in the Ochocos this weekend for the 27th Annual Star Party event The stars are out in Central Oregon, and there is a…
Photo Credit: JASON CHANEY - Adam Meyer and Ashley Donovan arrived in Prineville on Friday, Aug. 8. They will conclude their cross-country trek in Washington, D.C.
August 19, 2014

Running to connect

by Jason Chaney
In hopes of learning about positive stories in communities, including Prineville, Adam Meyer and Ashley Donovan are running across the U.S. Adam Meyer and Ashley Donovan jogged into Prineville…
August 19, 2014

Mosaic Medical to host Prineville Perk

by Teresa Tooley
Nominations for Crook County's Amazing Kids needed The Central Oregonian is seeking nominations of boys and girls, ranging in age from elementary school to high school senior, to represent Crook…
Photo Credit: KEVIN SPERL - Moriah Riley tends to her chickens at her parent's property off of the O'Neil Highway.
August 15, 2014

Moriah's eggs are Mo' Better

by Kevin Sperl
Local girl sells eggs to raise money for a children's home. Moriah Riley often acts like a typical 5-year-old, riding her bike through the puddles in her family’s dirt driveway off of the O'Neil…
Photo Credit: KEVIN SPERL - The Band of Brothers, shown in the above photo during the local Fourth of July parade, will host a spaghetti feed fundraiser on Saturday.
August 12, 2014

Raising Honor Flight funds

by Kevin Sperl
The Band of Brothers is hosting a spaghetti feed to raise money to fund flights to the World War II memorial in Washington, D.C., for local veterans Shortly after the Pearl Harbor attack…
August 12, 2014

Great giveaway this weekend

by Teresa Tooley
Kelly Thibodeaux & Etouffee "Cajun Swamp Rock" will be the featured concert at this week's Picnic in the Park It is nearly back to school time for Crook County students, which means sports…
Photo Credit: JASON CHANEY - Carriage Place staff who will be on hand to help during the event pose for a photo. Pictured left to right are Executive Director Ronni Graham, Community Relations Director Kim Sprengel, Resident Care Partner Alexus Basham, Cook DeeAnn Waite, and Med Technician Kayla Smith.
August 08, 2014

Just for the health of it

by Jason Chaney
The Carriage Place will be hosting a free health fair on Aug. 13 Carriage Place may provide care primarily for senior citizens, but next week, they will host a free health fair for people of all…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - The Great Clothing Giveaway is co-hosted by the LDS Church, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church and the Church of the Nazarene. It will take place Saturday, Aug. 16 at the LDS Church on Southeast Second and Idlewood this year.
August 05, 2014

A shopping spree for free

by Kevin Sperl
The annual Great Clothing Giveaway takes place on Aug. 16 If it’s August it must be Giveaway time! Co-hosted by the LDS Church, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church and the Church of the Nazarene, the…

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Aug 05, 2014

Crook County Fair to host Prineville Perk this week

by Teresa Tooley
Mid Oregon Credit Union accepting donations of school supplies for local students It’s all about the Crook County Fair “Country Pride, County Wide” this week, with something for all ages to…
Photo Credit: JASON CHANEY - From left, Carrol Landis, Karen Yeargain and Bob Orlando complete laps around Pioneer Park during a Walk with Ease class.
Aug 01, 2014

Walking with ease

by Jason Chaney
A new class funded by the Oregon Health Authority gives arthritis sufferers tools to ease the pain of walking Crook County Health Department Health Educator Kris Williams was shocked when she…
by: KEVIN SPERL - Tanner Lauman enters the indoor arena to compete in the Working Ranch Horse Pattern.
Jul 29, 2014

Equestrian enthusiasm

by Kevin Sperl
Local horse 4H clubs recently showed off their riding abilities as part of the 2014 Crook County 4H Fair. In the relative quiet of the indoor arena at the Crook County Fairgrounds, 22 members of…
Jul 29, 2014

Prepper Up has moved

by Teresa Tooley
Prineville Lavender hosting this week's Prineville Perk Robberson Ford is among an elite group of Ford and Lincoln dealerships to be recognized with the 2013 President’s Award by Ford Motor…
by: KEVIN SPERL - Kristi Steber steps down as the executive director of the Crook County Foundation on Sept. 1.
Jul 25, 2014

Stepping down in an effort to step up

by Kevin Sperl
Kristi Steber will leaver her job as executive director for the Crook County Foundation in order to focus on the John and Linda Shelk Foundation On Sept. 1, Kristi Steber will step down as…
Jul 22, 2014

Putting out fires

by Teresa Tooley
Ericksons Thriftway and Barney Prine's Steakhouse raising funds for Relay for Life While the sunsets in Crook County have been gorgeous lately, the reason for this is an unwelcome visitor. As…
by: KEVIN SPERL - Trevor Russell has built over 1,800 bluebird houses to date.
Jul 18, 2014

Honoring a promise

by Kevin Sperl
By building 1,800 birdhouses, Trevor Russell is still keeping the promise he made to his wife to fortify the bluebird population in the area and the state Trevor Russell has been diligently…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - The 2014 Prineville Airport Fly-In will feature a variety of aircraft and classic show cars courtesy of the Crook County Rodders.
Jul 15, 2014

Flying back in to Prineville

by Jason Chaney
The 2014 Prineville Airport Fly-In serves as an open house for the facility and is intended to show it off to community members Planes and automobiles will take center stage later this month…
Jul 15, 2014

Pack your picnic for concert series

by Teresa Tooley
Grocery Bandit hosting this week's Prineville Perk Work on the 2014-2015 Crook County Phonebook — covering Prineville, Powell Butte, Post, Paulina, and Mitchell — is getting under way at the…
by: KEVIN SPERL - When Jacob Dawson receives a kidney from his dad, Larry, his mom, Sue, will be his caretaker during his 12-week recovery in Portland.
Jul 11, 2014

A new lease on life

by Kevin Sperl
CCHS graduate Jacob Dawson looks forward to returning to a normal life after his transplant Jacob Dawson had unknowingly lived with a ticking time bomb for 28 years. Now 29, Dawson learned last…



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