Central Oregonian News


-Cowboys In Position To Win State Title

February 20, 2018 Central Oregonian - Sports Lon Austin
Crook County advances nine athletes to the championship semifinals, no other school has more than four

Jesuit boys edge Sunset to win Class 6A swimming championship

February 18, 2018 Lake Oswego Review - Sports Miles Vance
After the Crusaders and Apollos, the top five includes Central Catholic, Westview, Lakeridge and Lincoln

Friends to Follow

Social media posts from your local merchants


Grad rates look great; let's keep improving

January 30, 2018 Central Oregonian - Opinion Central Oregonian
Graduation rates in Crook County have improved as have those throughout the state

Could citizen group help the school district?

January 23, 2018 Central Oregonian - Opinion Central Oregonian
Citizen-led committees have been helpful to make various improvements or spark local projects


Personal prose

February 13, 2018 Central Oregonian - Features Holly Scholz
Local poet Jim Churchill-Dicks will read from his most recent collection of poems on Feb. 19

Back in Time

February 13, 2018 Central Oregonian - Features Central Oregonian
Bureau of Reclamation considers fixes to leaking Ochoco Dam as well as costs of project in February 1993
  • A sweet fundraiser

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Granny Faye's Bakery hosts a Mickey Mouse fundraiser to benefit the family of a little girl
  • Lift For The 22 has partnered with CrossFit Prineville

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Lutheran Community Services hosting Prineville Perk, ribbon cutting and grand opening this Friday
  • It's Girl Scout cookie time!

    Central Oregonian - Features
    The local Troop is hosting a Girl Scout Cookie Tasting Night this Friday at the library
  • A pillar in our time

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Local historian Steve Lent and the historical society publish a second volume of articles
  • Churches prepare for Shrove Tuesday

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Members of three churches come together to host Shrove Tuesday Community Pancake Supper Feb. 13
  • FFA members write monthly column

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Members of the local chapter will highlight their events and achievements on the Farm and Ranch page
  • FFA is leadership for a lifetime

    Central Oregonian - Features
    The Crook County FFA Chapter will celebrate The Crook County FFA Chapter will celebrate National FFA Week Feb. 17-24
  • 4-H Members go national

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Two Crook County 4-H youth travel to Western National Roundup in Denver and bring home second-place ribbons
  • Back in Time

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Crook County Sheriff's Office was given a German shepherd police dog 25 years ago
  • Unemployment rate unlikely to drop much further in the future

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Job growth most prominent in leisure and hospitality as well as professional and business services
  • Chamber Directory deadline is this Friday

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Central Oregon Association of REALTORS seeking nominations for Building a Better Central Oregon
  • An open door

    Central Oregonian - Features
    The local men's emergency shelter opened Jan. 4 and can serve up to 16 homeless men
  • A win for the arts

    Central Oregonian - Features
    The Crook County Cultural Coalition awards $8,400 in grants to eight local organizations
  • Building a sustainable future

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Young students trying to positively transform their lives will work together with construction experts to build and sell an affordable home…
  • Back in Time

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Parks and Recreation faces sewer problem while constructing RV park 25 years ago
  • 'A Night at the Oscars'

    Central Oregonian - Features
    And the Oscar goes to ... the Chamber has started its selection process for the Annual Chamber Awards Banquet
  • Chamber Directory deadline nearing

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Super Bowl Scramble Golf Tournament at Meadow Lakes Golf Course this Saturday, Feb. 3
  • Providing a healthy start

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Healthy Beginnings, a regional nonprofit, is providing its annual Comprehensive Health and Development Screening in Prineville
  • Still bowling strong

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Members of the local Senior Bowling League enjoy the camaraderie and family atmosphere, and they welcome new members
  • More room for history and training

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Crook County Fire and Rescue renovated a nearby building to house antique equipment and provide space for workouts and training
  • Students signing on

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Barnes Butte students will help create a logo and kiosks for the IronHorse property
  • Back in Time

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Plans finalized for construction of a new railway depot on North Main Street 50 years ago
  • Over 21 tobacco law takes effect

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Local merchants who sell tobacco speak out about the new law and how it affects their businesses
  • 'What's Brewing?'

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Mid Oregon Credit Union invites the community to enjoy free admission to High Desert Museum Jan. 27 and Feb. 24

Sustainable Life

Small band of West Linn volunteers work to revitalize city open space

February 16, 2018 Patrick Malee
'When we started, it was completely infested with blackberries, huge bushes.'

Bamboo heaven nestled in North Plains hills

February 16, 2018 Mark Miller
Picturesque Bamboo Garden nursery occupies former timberland and specializes in all things bamboo.

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