Kiwanis keeping with the spirit of giving

Kiwanis keeping with the spirit of giving

Prineville club is once again hosting its See's Candy Sale through Dec. 24

Baby Shower for Jesus fundraiser planned Saturday

Baby Shower for Jesus fundraiser planned Saturday

Pregnancy Resource Center event includes brunch and 'Portrayal of Mary's Life' theatrical...

Changing lives on shoebox at a time

Changing lives on shoebox at a time

Local churches and organizations join Operation Christmas Child effort to send gifts overseas to...

State gives Prineville leaders a STAR for citizen involvement

State gives Prineville leaders a STAR for citizen involvement

Award given for communication with public during creation of city's marijuana land use codes

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December 02, 2016

City requests study on IronHorse property

by Jason Chaney
Environmental inspection part of due diligence on land city hopes to purchase
CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Hardy Myers
December 02, 2016

Former Oregon Attorney General Hardy Myers passes away

by Jason Chaney
CCHS graduate served in Oregon Legislature and was named Speaker of the House during long political career
December 02, 2016

A partnership for better holidays

by Jason Chaney
Local businesses and groups have joined Holiday Partnership to help provide gifts, food and clothing to those less fortunate


December 02, 2016

CCPRD accepting donations for new Gervais Park sign

by Jason Chaney
Sign created by Bret Agee for $1,000 expected to be installed within the next week
December 02, 2016

Candlelight vigil honoring victims of impaired driving

by Jason Chaney
Wednesday event at Pioneer Park will include speakers, jazz choir performance and moment of silence
November 29, 2016

Crooked River redband trout numbers lowest on record

by Jason Chaney
Population drops from 1,383 fish per kilometer in 2015 to just 185 per kilometer in 2016
November 29, 2016

McLane to focus on jobs, budget, government reform

by Jason Chaney
Will introduce bills to help businesses with infrastructure costs as well as legislation to improve elections transparency
November 25, 2016

Celebrating a silver anniversary

by Jason Chaney
The Hospice Christmas Auction returns to the Crook County Fairgrounds indoor arena next weekend
November 25, 2016

Population study shows local growth

by Jason Chaney
Crook County is second fastest growing county, and Prineville gains 260 residents during the past year
PHOTO COURTESY OF OREGON STATE POLICE - The driver of the red Dodge Neon was killed after being t-boned by the black SUV.
November 22, 2016

Prineville man killed in crash near O'Neil Highway

by Jason Chaney
Stephen Poole, of Prineville, pronounced dead at the scene of the accident

Don't miss the local news

PHOTO COURTESY OF CROOK COUNTY FIRE AND RESCUE - Firefighters help rescue two cats from the fire and treat them for smoke inhalation.
Nov 22, 2016

House fire erupts in crawl space

by Jason Chaney
Nobody injured in blaze that was started by home's forced air heating system
Nov 22, 2016

Political unrest shows up at two local schools

by Holly Scholz
School principals use the national political scene as an opportunity to teach about democracy as well as conflict resolution
Nov 22, 2016

Jail plans move forward with invitation to bid

by Jason Chaney
Design, planning work to take place until next fall when construction work will likely begin
PHOTO COURTESY OF CCSO - The Mazda minivan shown above rolled several times and was airborn during crash Wednesday night.
Nov 18, 2016

Three locals injured in vehicle crash

by Jason Chaney
Nathaniel Purdy drove off the road while traveling westbound on U.S. Highway 26 just east of Prineville
Nov 18, 2016

Who will be appointed to the Crook County Court?

by Jason Chaney
Two former commissioner candidates show interest is spot vacated by Judge-elect Crawford
CENTRAL OREGONIAN FILE PHOTO - The Annual Lighted Christmas Parade, hosted by the Prineville-Crook County Chamber of Commerce, will feature a variety of light-adorned entrants, such as the one shown above from last year's parade.
Nov 18, 2016

Kicking off Prineville's holiday season

by Jason Chaney
The annual Lighted Christmas Parade and Christmas in the Pines take place next Saturday evening
Nov 18, 2016

Resolving ATV trail system objections

by Jason Chaney
Forest Service faces multiple concerns regarding the Ochoco Summit Trail System project
Nov 18, 2016

Housing Works gets funding for Ochoco Elementary facility

by Holly Scholz
Low Income Housing Tax Credit to provide 70 percent of the $8 million to refurbish vacated school
JASON CHANEY - HSO Shelter Manager Amanda Drake (left) and staff member Shawnee York pose with R.J. (left) and Kenny, who are both available for adoption.
Nov 15, 2016

'Good Morning America' reaching out to Humane Society of the…

by Jason Chaney
Local shelter asked by national TV show to participate in dog adoption program, 'Mission Pawsible'
Nov 15, 2016

Promoter seeks approval for music festival near Paulina

by Jason Chaney
Proposed Lazy Rocking Stirrup Country Music Festival prompts wildfire, noise and traffic concerns from locals