Summer camp offers a 'Honk'ing good time

Summer camp offers a 'Honk'ing good time

The Prineville Music Theater Camp will present 'Honk! Jr.' this weekend at Pioneer Park Brynn...

Satisfying a dream

Satisfying a dream

Local quilter June Jaeger has been creating quilts since 1969 and will be featured at the annual...

Stepping away from a labor of love and service

Stepping away from a labor of love and service

Civil office deputy Sue Ramey is retiring after serving the Crook County Sheriff's Office for 27...

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by: KEVIN SPERL - Kristi Steber steps down as the executive director of the Crook County Foundation on Sept. 1.
July 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…
July 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.
July 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.
July 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…
July 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.
July 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…
July 08, 2014

The ponies are waiting

by Teresa Tooley
Dignity Memorial to hold an Open House and Welcome Home Celebration for Brett Edgerly and family The Crooked River Roundup had a great rodeo week, with lots of activities for the entire family…
by: KEVIN SPERL  - John MacDonald  is the creative force behind the Brian Williams rap videos seen on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
July 08, 2014

MacDonald busts out rap videos

by Kevin Sperl
Videos he has created for the 'Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon' have gone viral Prineville native John MacDonald readily admits that part of his job required him to spend almost one month…
by: KEVIN SPERL  - Bowman Museum Collection Care Manager Brittany Shunk explains how she manages the archival storage room at the museum.
July 01, 2014

Presenting local family history

by Kevin Sperl
The Crook County Genealogical Society hosts monthly events where local families present their history in the community Nancy Noble admits to visiting the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day…
by: KEVIN SPERL - Linda Sawyer stands in the Great Room of the Powell Butte Community Center.
June 24, 2014

Inviting people in

by Kevin Sperl
The Powell Butte Community Center members have hopes of getting the community to take advantage of the building The Powell Butte Community Center is hosting an open house with the hopes of…

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Jun 24, 2014

Rodeo time in Prineville

by Teresa Tooley
Golf tournament to be held this Saturday at Meadow Lakes to benefit Stryder Doescher Prineville is all about rodeo this week, with plenty for to do for everyone. You can find a detailed events…
by: JASON CHANEY - LCS Case Manager Karen Bones (left) and Crook County Juvenile Department Case Manager Jill Bonanno (right) will teach free classes for teens and adults during the summer, including a cooking class.
Jun 17, 2014

Teaching valuable lessons and skills

by Jason Chaney
LCS Resource Center, in partnership with the Crook County Juvenile Department, will be offering free summer classes to at-risk youth For the past several months, Lutheran Community Services, an…
Jun 17, 2014

Prineville Perk to be held at Shasta Leatherworks

by Teresa Tooley
Prineville Men's Wear, Wilco Farms and Fair Feed and Supply have tickets to the Crooked River Roundup The Central Oregonian recently hosted the Prineville Perk and I had the opportunity to meet…
by: KEVIN SPERL - Wyatt Moss (right) stands with his dad, Hank, at the site of their renovated 'CC' sign on the hill overlooking Prineville.
Jun 13, 2014

Pride in community

by Kevin Sperl
A father and son duo worked together to give the hillside behind the high school a fresh look with a new 'CC' logo On Thursday night of last week, at 5:59 p.m., Wyatt Moss applied the last of…
by: KEVIN SPERL - Bowman Museum Collections Care Manager Brittany Skunk adjusts the veil on Ellamae Mayfield's wedding gown in preparation for the museum's latest exhibit.
Jun 10, 2014

Grand gowns on display

by Kevin Sperl
The Bowman Museum's latest display features wedding dresses from as early as 1851 Mary Mayfield inherited her mom’s wedding dress when her mother, Ellamae Mayfield, passed away in 2007. That…
Jun 10, 2014

Couples Golf and Grub at Meadow Lakes

by Teresa Tooley
Yard sale and carwash to benefit Younglife will be held this Friday and Saturday The Prineville – Crook County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center is nearing the end of a three-month…
by: KEVIN SPERL - Everyday, students at Crook County High School see this sign on their way to class, reminding them to stay focused on their future. From left: Junior Trevor Rasmussen, Sophomore Blake Lopez and Junior Robbi Timmer.
Jun 10, 2014

Technology helps students see their future

by Kevin Sperl
New technology for the fall term enables students to map their college or work plans. Editor’s note: Part four of this four-part series will explain the district’s use of technology to track…
by: KEVIN SPERL - Fourth grade students at the Powell Butte Community Charter School are in the process of building a scale-model of the Crooked River adjacent to the school's pond.
Jun 06, 2014

When the outdoors becomes the classroom

by Kevin Sperl
Grant money enables the charter school to incorporate the environment into the curriculum Powell Butte Community Charter School has been awarded a $6,000 grant from the Gray Family Foundation…
Jun 03, 2014

Extending the growing season

by Jason Chaney
With funds from a $2,000 community grant, the Ward Park Community Garden will be getting new raised beds and cold frames Crook County likely know, the growing season is not a very long one…
Jun 03, 2014

Bank of the Cascades in new location

by Teresa Tooley
YoungLife is asking for donated items for a fundraising yard sale The first of June kicks off a busy time for the Crooked River Roundup board and volunteers, as the 69th annual rodeo is only a…




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