Doing interesting things and doing them well

Doing interesting things and doing them well

David Brock served in the Army Special Forces and now plays bag pipes at local military funerals ...

Taking a closer look at police work

Taking a closer look at police work

The second class of the Crook County Sheriff's Office Citizens' Academy thoroughly enjoyed their...

Remembering the fallen

Remembering the fallen

Crook County and Prineville law enforcement officials participate in a ceremony to commemorate...

Prineville BLM employee earns national recognition

Prineville BLM employee earns national recognition

Patrick Kollodge rescued two stranded boaters on the Deschutes River north of Maupin When BLM...

CCFR responds to two simultaneous RV blazes

CCFR responds to two simultaneous RV blazes

The causes of both fires are still under investigation, police determined incidents were not...

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May 26, 2015

New details emerge on Brown shooting

by Jason Chaney
Detective's affidavit gives an account of the events that led to the fatal incident New details on the William Brown Sr. shooting and subsequent murder charge have come to light following his…
May 26, 2015

District board set following election

by Jason Chaney
Linda Smith wins a seat on the Crook County Parks and Recreation District Board over candidate Kim Kambak It didn’t feature many contested races and voter turnout came in under 25 percent, but…
May 26, 2015

Celebrating the life of a music man

by Steve Dunn
A benefit concert set in memory of Dennis Jakab “Music is well said to be the speech of angels; in fact, nothing among the utterances allowed to man is felt to be so divine. It brings us near to…
May 26, 2015

House passes bill to delay sage grouse listing 10 years

by Tony Ahern
Delay is intended to allow more time to employ conservation methods that will prevent the need to list the bird; and now issue heads to the U.S. Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on…
May 26, 2015

CCHS graduate hired as Walden field rep

by Jason Chaney
Jorden Noyes will serve Eastern Oregon constituents from the congressman's La Grande field office It has been a whirlwind couple of weeks for Crook County High School graduate Jorden Noyes. He…
May 26, 2015

Bill would create federal wilderness in Painted Hills

by Jason Chaney
Sen. Jeff Merkley introduced the legislation to preserve the iconic landmark and improve the Wheeler County economy To preserve an iconic state landmark and boost a rural economy, Sen. Jeff…
May 21, 2015

Prineville man arrested in South Salem area death

by Central Oregonian
A Prineville man was one of two suspects arrested following the death of a man in South Salem Wednesday evening. Salem police were called to a residence in the 2000 block of Robins Lane S.E. at…
May 21, 2015

Galloway retrial results in reduced sentence

by Jason Chaney
Will serve 12 years after some attempted aggravated murder charges are dismissed by jury A Prineville man who was convicted of attempted aggravated murder charges and other crimes more than a…
May 21, 2015

ODF to change local district boundary

by Jason Chaney
Process will change fire protection taxes for more than 60 Crook County landowners next year More than 60 landowners in Crook County will see a change in fire protection as the Oregon Department…
JASON CHANEY - Fab Tech owner Robert Powell is honored by his selection as Oregon Small Business of the Year.
May 21, 2015

Best in state

by Jason Chaney
Prineville-based Fab Tech was named 2015 Oregon Small Business of the Year When Fab Tech owner Robert Powell learned that his business had been nominated for Oregon Small Business of the Year,…

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KEVIN SPERL - Cecil Sly fourth-grade teacher Gretchen Stack cannot walk the hallways of the school without being stopped by students to talk. Here, she visits with, from left, Kynsie Ramos, Rhett Kriege, and, on the right, Abby McNary, all fifth-graders.
May 21, 2015

Brothers School has its teacher

by Kevin Sperl
Current Cecil Sly Elementary teacher Gretchen Stack will teach kids at the reopened facility this fall Gretchen Stack arrived in Prineville in 1992 to give teaching in the rural school district…
May 21, 2015

Poverty battle requires multi-faceted approach

by Kevin Sperl
Addressing skill sets, access to resources and oppression due to race and gender is needed For Scott Cooper, poverty is a result of deficiencies in a person’s skillset, their lack of access to…
May 15, 2015

Arrest made in Post shooting fatality

by Jason Chaney
Crook County authorities arrested a Post resident Friday afternoon in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred Monday evening, May 11. William George Brown Sr., age 72, was lodged in Crook…
May 15, 2015

Honoring fallen peace officers

by Jason Chaney
Local law enforcement personnel will participate in a ceremony Friday in recognition of Peace Officers Memorial Day Law enforcement is a dangerous profession that can sometimes claim the lives…
KEVIN SPERL - Peter Pine, center, of Galloway, NJ, visits with his Aunt, Charleene Harmon, right, at her home in Prineville. Pine and his wife, Judy, left, traveled across the country recently to meet Peter's birth family.
May 15, 2015

Connecting with relatives

by Kevin Sperl
New Jersey resident Peter Pine recently traveled to Prineville to connect with biological family for the first time Imagine being 71 years-old and meeting your relatives for the first time. Such…
May 15, 2015

Sprucing up the city entrance

by Jason Chaney
Local members and friends of the OSU Alumni Association are invited to clean up the area around the Baldwin Industrial Park sign For people traveling to Prineville from the west, the Baldwin…
May 15, 2015

Making the impact of drug abuse CLEAR

by Kevin Sperl
A new nonprofit aims to create awareness about the dangers of substance abuse and violence A new nonprofit has formed in Oregon that hopes to make it CLEAR what the impact of substance abuse and…
May 14, 2015

State revenue forecast: Kicker on the way

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
UPDATE: University presidents want more money for schools State economists are projecting both a $473 million rebate to taxpayers next year and up to $264 million more for the state budget in…
May 12, 2015

County authorities investigating homicide

by Central Oregonian
Man shot at Terrible Trail residence Crook County authorities are investigating an apparent homicide that occurred late Monday evening in Post. At about 10:30 p.m., deputies were dispatched to…
BRETT NELSON - Prineville resident Brett Nelson photographed this family after he saw the children defacing a metal railing at Tumalo Falls. Since posting the photo on Facebook, describing the incident it has gone viral nationwide.
May 12, 2015

Message reaches a nation

by Jason Chaney
Prineville resident Brett Nelson hopes that his Facebook post, which has been shared more than 65,000 times, has sparked a conversation about preserving public lands Last Friday morning, local…




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