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Crook County improves to 4-1 with win over La Pine

December 14, 2018 Central Oregonian - Sports Lon Austin
Cowboys struggle with consistency but still play well enough to defeat the La Pine Hawks 53-42

Crook County falls to La Pine in girls basketball

December 14, 2018 Central Oregonian - Sports Lon Austin
Cowgirls fall behind early and never recover in 44-25 home loss to the La Pine Hawks

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The holiday generosity in Crook County is impressive

December 11, 2018 Central Oregonian - Opinion Central Oregonian
St. Charles Hospice Christmas Auction and Holiday Partnership give community generosity a chance to shine

Of kindness and humility: George H.W. Bush

December 04, 2018 Central Oregonian - Opinion Tony Ahern
The late President Bush, who passed away Friday, embodied the Greatest Generation


From potatoes to hemp

December 14, 2018 Central Oregonian - Features Holly Scholz
In June, OSU sold the Powell Butte experiment station to an industrial hemp grower

Be a Santa to a Senior wraps up

December 14, 2018 Central Oregonian - Features Holly Scholz
The Home Instead Senior Care program spreads holiday cheer to Central Oregon seniors
  • Miniature magic

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Hundreds of miniatures are displayed in holiday and secular scenes at the Grimes Family Christmas Scene, which has become a Prineville…
  • A golden milestone

    Central Oregonian - Features
    The Posie Shoppe celebrates its 50th anniversary by giving one bouquet a week to businesses and people who have supported them through the…
  • Crook County United Fund dissolving after 62 years of service

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Juniper Canyon Barbecue ribbon cutting with the Chamber set for Wednesday, Dec. 12
  • Art sale a huge success

    Central Oregonian - Features
    The Bowman Museum hosted an art show and sale last weekend, raising more than $10,000 for the museum
  • A final farewell

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Members of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church are selling their building to Calvary Chapel of Crook County and are moving to the former…
  • Hosting a holiday party is a wrap

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Subway introduces the new Signature Wrap Platters just in time for the holidays
  • 'Dear Mrs. Claus'

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Crook County Middle School Production Company students perform a Christmas comedy
  • Investing in the community

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Charm Trail in Prineville has been successul, and the collection of donated food has been overwhelming
  • 'Stuff the Truck' for your neighbors at Ray's Food Place

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Thanks to late game, Hunter and Puckett both win this week's football contest
  • Thankful for veterans

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Crook County Veterans Services and Crook County Health Department host Veterans Appreciation Dinner
  • Twinkling lights and festive sights

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Lights were at the heart of the Annual Lighted Christmas Parade and Christmas in the Pines
  • Boots and Blooms

    Central Oregonian - Features
    New Boots and Blooms Floral shop specializes in sympathy flower arrangements
  • Christmas Tree and Quilt Auction to benefit Hospice

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Crook County Cheerleaders holding Meandering Maker fundraiser this Saturday at Crook County High School
  • A win-win for local art and history

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Three contemporary artists will sell their Central Oregon scene paintings to benefit Bowman Museum
  • A bluebird promise continued

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Allan Smith promises to carry on his buddy Trevor Russell's bluebird house tradition
  • Thank You Dinner

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Several businesses donate to Kids Club's annual Thanksgiving appreciation dinner
  • Local Chamber promotes Small Business Saturday

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Shoppers who purchase from Chamber members will be entered to win shopping sprees
  • Monthly 'What's Brewing?' to be held Wednesday, Nov. 28

    Central Oregonian - Features
    This week's Football Contest entries need to be turned in by Wednesday, Nov. 21 at 4 p.m. The Central Oregonian will be closed Thursday and…
  • Santa's Workshop

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Approximately 200 children made gifts for their loved ones during the Crook County Parks and Rec Santa's Workshop Saturday
  • Engaging middle schoolers in STEM

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Woodshop and engineering classes gain in popularity at Crook County Middle School
  • Santa hosting workshop

    Central Oregonian - Features
    The annual Parks and Rec Santa's Workshop for children is this Saturday at Carey Foster Hall
  • Ladies Night signals the start of the holiday season

    Central Oregonian - Features
    The annual after-hours holiday open house is set for Thursday, Nov. 15 at 10 downtown businesses
  • Santa's Workshop this Saturday at Carey Foster Hall

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Friends of the Library Book Sale at Crook County Library this Saturday, Nov. 17
  • Getting rid of the clutter

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Church reformation and baptism both help remove what is not needed in our faith and spiritual journey

Sustainable Life

Forest Service closes bathhouse at Bagby Hot Springs

December 14, 2018 Emily Lindstrand
Bathhouse will be closed and rebuilt because of structural deterioration, vandalism

Free workshop reveals groundwater mysteries

December 14, 2018 Christopher Keizur
The workshopruns from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at McKinstry Co., 16790 N.E. Mason St.

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