A Night to Remember

A Night to Remember

With its closure nearing, Ochoco Elementary's past students and faculty come visit the school one...

Taking the lead at the Senior Center

Taking the lead at the Senior Center

For her service project, CCHS freshman Allee Simmons and other classmates volunteered at the...

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...

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Prineville's Latest News

May 29, 2015

Prineville man jailed following stabbing

by Central Oregonian
A Prineville man was arrested and jailed Monday after reportedly stabbing another person. At 4:28 p.m., a citizen called Prineville 911 Dispatch Center to report a male subject had been stabbed…
May 29, 2015

Grant helps Woodgrain workers

by Jason Chaney
National Emergency Grant of nearly $500,000 funds training and school, and covers travel costs, living expenses Six months have passed since more than 200 Woodgrain Millworks employees were laid…
May 29, 2015

School districts, taxpayers to benefit from revenue increase

by Jason Chaney
May revenue forecast finds additional money for state school fund, triggers income tax kicker The May revenue forecast for the State of Oregon showed promising news for schools in need of…
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…
JASON CHANEY - Peace Officer Memorial Day ceremony included lowering four flags to half-staff.
May 26, 2015

Remembering the fallen

by Jason Chaney
Crook County and Prineville law enforcement officials participate in a ceremony to commemorate Peace Officer Memorial Day The cold, overcast weather Friday morning seemed fitting as Crook County…
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…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Patrick Kollodge is presented with the BLM award of Valor by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, on May 8 in Washington, DC. Kollodge has worked for the BLM as a River Ranger since 2001.
May 26, 2015

Prineville BLM employee earns national recognition

by Kevin Sperl
Patrick Kollodge rescued two stranded boaters on the Deschutes River north of Maupin When BLM River Range Patrick Kollodge has the day off, he, naturally, heads to the river to fish, much to the…

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CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - By the time firefighters arrived at the blaze in Juniper Canyon, the RV had already burned to the ground.
May 26, 2015

CCFR responds to two simultaneous RV blazes

by Jason Chaney
The causes of both fires are still under investigation, police determined incidents were not connected Crook County firefighting resources were stretched thin Thursday when two RV fires erupted…
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,…
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…




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