Best in state

Best in state

Prineville-based Fab Tech was named 2015 Oregon Small Business of the Year When Fab Tech owner...

Brothers School has its teacher

Brothers School has its teacher

Current Cecil Sly Elementary teacher Gretchen Stack will teach kids at the reopened facility this...

Connecting  with relatives

Connecting with relatives

New Jersey resident Peter Pine recently traveled to Prineville to connect with biological family...

Message reaches a nation

Message reaches a nation

Prineville resident Brett Nelson hopes that his Facebook post, which has been shared more than...

Bringing life back to Brothers School

Bringing life back to Brothers School

Mona Boyd will lead the reopened school as its new principal When Mona Boyd first visited...

Celebrating 100 years

Celebrating 100 years

Ericksons celebrates a century; has been in Prineville since 1939 Shoppers at Ericksons found a...


Prineville's Latest News

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 pleaded guilty to 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…
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…
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…

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May 12, 2015

County budget focuses on public safety

by Jason Chaney
Includes an increase of nine jail bed rentals and the additionof a jail deputy The Crook County Budget Committee recently approved upgrades to public safety, and modest pay increases across the…
May 12, 2015

Population estimate: is that for real?

by Kevin Sperl
Growth projections by Portland State University are questioned by local leaders at a recent forum According to a study released by Portland State University, Crook County’s population will grow…
May 12, 2015

House passes 'Ban the Box' legislation

by Jason Chaney
Bill removes criminal history question from employment applications to improve chances for a follow-up job interview Many job applications ask potential employees if they have ever been arrested…
May 12, 2015

Vaccine exemption rates drop locally and statewide

by Jason Chaney
Change is attribteud to passage of Senate Bill and access to immunization Central Oregonian Thanks to an Oregon Senate bill that took effect last year, vaccine exemption rates have dropped…
JASON CHANEY - Construction on St. Charles Prineville Hospital is about 85 percent complete.
May 08, 2015

Hospital construction concluding in July

by Jason Chaney
However, facility will not open until late September A drive down Combs Flat Road south of Third Street will reveal a hospital rapidly taking shape. What began as a cleared expanse of land has…
May 08, 2015

Portion of Elm Street to be blocked Friday morning for tree…

by Central Oregonian
From 7 to 8 a.m. on Friday, Allan Clark, LLC will remove a large tree branch infested with bees on the 500 block of Northeast Elm Street. The portion of street will be blocked off to ensure…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Unknown suspects tampered with a valve resulting in partial drainage of Peterson Creek Reservoir east of Big Summit Prairie.
May 08, 2015

Reward offered in reservoir draining case

by Central Oregonian
Crook County Sheriff's Office seeking information from the public Crook County authorities are asking the public to help identify suspects who illegally drained a local reservoir during the past…
May 08, 2015

PERS reform rejected

by Jason Chaney
Oregon Supreme Court rules portions of 2013 legislation violate state constitution Public employers throughout the state are facing the possibility of higher pension expenses following an Oregon…
May 08, 2015

Medical pot plans differ for county and city

by Jason Chaney
County will continue dispensary moratorium, but City of Prineville is accepting applications Senate Bill 1531 enabled local governments to impose a one-year moratorium on medical marijuana…
KEVIN SPERL - Dan Ackley with his collection of Western-themed templates in his workshop on South Juniper Canyon Road.
May 08, 2015

Embracing a western theme

by Kevin Sperl
Local business owner Dan Ackley fashions Western furniture and décor after career in professional rodeo Dan Ackley wrestled steers as a professional for 20 years, a time in his life he…




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