Central Oregonian News


Sean Santucci wins average at Columbia River Circuit Finals

November 17, 2017 Central Oregonian - Sports Lon Austin
Prineville cowboy wins short go to take the steer wrestling aggregate in early November

Cowboys well represented on all-league team

November 17, 2017 Central Oregonian - Sports Lon Austin
Cowboys put three on all-league first team, nine others receive recognition

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The time to prepare for winter is now

November 14, 2017 Central Oregonian - Opinion Seth Crawford
There are many ways that we can prepare for the heavy snowfall that may hit the Crook County area again

NRP approval is not the end, it is the beginning

November 14, 2017 Central Oregonian - Opinion Central Oregonian
The Crook County Natural Resources Plan is expected to change as local leaders determine what works and what doesn't


Welcoming the holidays

November 17, 2017 Central Oregonian - Features Holly Scholz
Christmas in the Pines Day kicks off the holiday season in Prineville Saturday, Nov. 25 with shopping, a parade, lights and displays

From a child's hands to your heart

November 14, 2017 Central Oregonian - Features Holly Scholz
Kids can make gifts for their families during Santa's Workshop on Saturday, Nov. 18
  • Back in Time

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Crook County School District searches for building site for a new school 25 years ago
  • A well-known customer

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Prineville auto parts store owner is the 10,000th customer of local body shop
  • 'What's Brewing?' to focus on homelessness this Wednesday, Nov. 15

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Play and enter 'Our Town Christmas Giveaway' for a chance to win holiday shopping scrip to local businesses
  • Teaching geography literacy

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Powell Butte Community Charter School awarded a $60,000 three-year geography grant
  • Snow, smoke and heat affect local crops

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Full reservoirs and irrigation improvements helped growers make it through the hot summer
  • A day for the Lord

    Central Oregonian - Features
    The 71st Lord's Acre Day event included a race, meat sale, barbecue, bakery, music and auction
  • Back in Time

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Les Schwab Tire Centers and Ochoco Lumber make the top 100 revenue-generating privately owned businesses in the state 25 years ago
  • For the guys

    Central Oregonian - Features
    While the ladies do their holiday shopping during Ladies Night, the men are invited to Guys Night Out on Nov. 9
  • Eight local businesses host Ladies Night Nov. 9

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Bazaars at Senior Center, Eagles Lodge and Catholic Church this Saturday, Nov. 11
  • 40 years of ministering

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Prineville Presbyterian Church celebrates the 40th anniversary of the church's reorganization on Nov. 12
  • An Eagle Scout platform to enhance the Crooked River Wetlands Complex

    Central Oregonian - Features
    A Bend Boy Scout constructs a wetland viewing platform for his Eagle Scout project, saving the City of Prineville $40,000
  • Back in Time

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Ochoco area elk hunting was slow opening weekend 50 years ago as the elk were well scattered in heavy timber and brush
  • Blanket drive to help homeless under way

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Mid Oregon Credit Union receives award for its work with children at recent convention in Spokane
  • Ladies Night signals the start of the holiday season

    Central Oregonian - Features
    The annual after-hours holiday open house is set for Thursday, Nov. 9 at eight downtown businesses
  • A big tradition in a small town

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Lord's Acre Day returns to Powell Butte on Saturday, Nov. 4, a benefit for Powell Butte Christian Church
  • Dedicated to SMART kids

    Central Oregonian - Features
    For 20 years, Kathy Knower has headed up the SMART program at Crooked River Elementary
  • Free subs on World Sandwich Day at Subway

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Prineville Subway restaurant will go global to combat hunger on Friday, Nov. 3
  • It's Harvest Party season

    Central Oregonian - Features
    The annual Oct. 31 community celebration features prizes, candy, costumes and family-friendly activities
  • Back in Time

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Planning commission approves McDonald's restaurant building permit 25 years ago
  • Chamber hosts Candy Crawl

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Community invited to tour the antique fire equipment showroom during the annual Halloween event on Oct. 31
  • Solar farms in Crook County the topic at 'What's Brewing?'

    Central Oregonian - Features
    City of Prineville to host Prineville Perk on Friday at Barnes Butte Trail System
  • Homecoming 2017

    Central Oregonian - Features
    CCHS students celebrated homecoming this past week, and the Cowboys beat the White Buffalos
  • Thrift store closing up shop

    Central Oregonian - Features
    The St. Vincent de Paul store will close Nov. 1 after losing money for last few years and struggling to maintain volunteers
  • Turning 100 in style

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Family surprises Martha Carter with a 100th birthday celebration last Friday at her care home

Sustainable Life

Paradise Papers investigation calls out Reed College fossil fuels investment

November 17, 2017 Shasta Kearns Moore
Leaked documents show Reed College, which rejected students demand to divest in fossil fuels, is invested in an off-shore fossil fuels fund.

Trees take root at Thousand Acres

November 14, 2017 Zane Sparling
Port of Portland, Friends of Trees adds native plants at Sandy River Delta Park near Troutdale.

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