How fire safe is Crook County?

Central Oregonian - News
Local residents raise concerns following recent brush fires that have threatened local homes

Coming soon to a park near you

Central Oregonian - News
Crook County Parks and Recreation district to launch new Movies in the Park program next week

New breast cancer support group forms

Central Oregonian - News
Bosom Buddies welcomes Crook County breast cancer survivors to join the monthly meetings

Firefighters continue to battle wildfire burns in Maurys

Central Oregonian - News
Cemetery Fire grows to more than 1,400 acres, 50 percent contained Thursday morning

Back in Time

Central Oregonian - News
Centennial Pageant participants illustrate the history of Prineville 50 years ago

Initiative would require sixth graders study firearms safety

Central Oregonian - News
Gun rights advocates have filed an initiative petition to make firearms safety instruction mandatory in the sixth grade in Oregon public schools.

Show cars will Cruise to the Center of Oregon

Central Oregonian - News
Crook County Rodders will host their annual car show this Saturday at the local fairgrounds

Starting final phase of Deep Creek restoration

Central Oregonian - News
Work to begin at the local tributary in late July to improve spawning habitat for redband trout

The Main Street storefront shuffle

Central Oregonian - News
Le Petite Flower Shop and the Bayberry Lane furniture store open on North Main Street

A call for unity

Central Oregonian - News
The Decision America Crusade with Franklin Graham and Jeremy Camp comes to Bend Aug. 3

Prineville woman arrested on drug charges

Central Oregonian - News
Maddie Lindburg arrested near local school for allegedly selling methamphetamine and heroin

Wallace was an early county judge and state legislator

Central Oregonian - News
Prineville man served as judge soon after Deschutes County had been created from Crook County

Long-time teachers leaving Crook County

Central Oregonian - News
School district woodshop and choral teachers move on, new Dean of Students position filled

City mulls new ordinance to curtail repeat criminal…

Central Oregonian - News
Would require police chief to initiate, judge to impose any penalties on property owners

Water low, but docks still open

Central Oregonian - News
Prineville Reservoir State Park has not restricted access to any of its docks at this point

Back in Time

Central Oregonian - News
Former jockey Bud Simonis honored as 1993 Crooked River Roundup Grand Marshal

Downtown tunes

Central Oregonian - News
Picnic in the Park concert series launches next Wednesday evening July 18 at Pioneer Park

Local Sears owner sued for $1.6 million by corporate

Central Oregonian - News
Heidi Wood disputes multiple allegations of deceitful and dishonest store operations

Uffelman seeking another mayoral term

Central Oregonian - News
Current city councilor has previously served as mayor twice during the past 30 years; says 'keep ball rolling'

CCHS 1940s graduates invite all alumni to reunion

Central Oregonian - News
All Crook County High School graduates welcome to Saturday, Aug. 4 reunion at Bowman Museum

Juniper Canyon area fire scorches 15 acres

Central Oregonian - News
Cause of the Saturday afternoon blaze is under investigation; no people were injured, no structures damaged

Christians must be united to Jesus Christ

Central Oregonian - News
Marriage is the greatest earthly picture of Jesus Christ's union with the church

Jerry Battles flew numerous combat missions in the Pacific

Central Oregonian - News
Raised in Prineville, Battles provided air cover for oil tankers that supplied the fleet in the Pacific operation

Splash pad construction now under way

Central Oregonian - News
Project took longer to launch than expected, but Kiwanis Club glad to see work on feature begin

Local leaders discussing roundabout artwork

Central Oregonian - News
Focus group participants and survey respondents want it to honor Crook County's heritage and history

Fossil woman injured in Wednesday morning crash

Central Oregonian - News
Anna Cook swerves to avoid deer on Highway 26 east of Prineville and drives into ditch

Back in Time

Central Oregonian - News
The City of Prineville Railway nears completion 100 years ago, workers plan celebration

One Post resident killed, another injured in crash

Central Oregonian - News
Joshua Perman is killed and Alfred Cody seriously injured in rollover wreck near Post

Parks district awarded grant to improve skate park, tennis…

Central Oregonian - News
Plaza-style skate park will include multiple concrete ramps and a bowl while tennis courts will get new surface

Summer road repairs set to start soon

Central Oregonian - News
City is paving multiple streets throughout Prineville to improve town's overall pavement condition index

Local car club hosting vehicle raffle to support Stryder

Central Oregonian - News
Will raffle a 1999 Subaru and host a car show to help finance purchase of new van

Getting outside the four walls of the church

Central Oregonian - News
Calvary Chapel of Crook County plans outdoor services at Pioneer Park one Sunday a month this summer

The guardian angel of Twickenham

Central Oregonian - News
Grace Kemp Sharp not only cared for her eight children but helped neighbors when a flu epidemic struck

President Jimmy Carter visits Multnomah Falls

Gresham Outlook - News
Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn visited the popular falls in the Columbia River Gorge on Thursday, June 28, part of a fundraising weekend for…

Assessor resigns, Soliz appointed

Central Oregonian - News
Brian Huber, who lost a re-election bid steps down before term ends at the end of calendar

1993: Local unemployment jumps to 10 percent

Central Oregonian - News
Fourth of July festivities based on a program found in an 1881 local newspaper clipping 50 years ago

Brush fire damages homes, burns 16 acres

Central Oregonian - News
Homes saved, sustaining moderate damage and nobody is injured; cause still under investigation

See eye-popping autos July 15 at nation's 'best' classic…

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Assessing local housing needs

Central Oregonian - News
COIC is teaming up with multiple agencies throughout Central Oregon to determine what communities lack

Two arrested following Monday evening vehicle pursuit

Central Oregonian - News
A Bend area transient leads police on a high-speed chase before fleeing on foot with another Bend resident

Jail construction gets vertical

Central Oregonian - News
After builders complete several months of foundation work, the walls of Crook County's new jail are going up quickly

I can't do it on my own 

Central Oregonian - News
Being a Christian believer in the presence of God means being actively in His presence

Prineville soldier killed in action in Korea

Central Oregonian - News
Clarence Tangney was a CCHS Class of 1948 graduate and enlisted in the Army in 1951

Roundabout open! ... but not yet finished

Central Oregonian - News
Traffic structure opened to east-west highway traffic last week, as focus shifts to south side connection and Millican Road

DNA and genealogy: How do they relate?

Central Oregonian - News
Crook County Genealogical Society presents a four-part series about DNA and genealogy

Local Sears store owner forced out of business

Central Oregonian - News
Sears Hometown Store corporation says stores not profitable enough, owner locks doors in protest

Back in Time

Central Oregonian - News
1993: Presbyterian Church breaks ground on new building along the Madras Highway

Local police trying to 'humanize the badge'

Central Oregonian - News
Agency raising awareness of its positive activities in the community as negative views of police rise nationwide

4-H Youth Development Educator position remains…

Central Oregonian - News
A temporary freeze due to budgetary reasons is to blame, but Crook County 4-H activities will go on as planned

As the door swings

Central Oregonian - News
We look to the teachings of Paul to learn how to cultivate genuine joy in our lives

A picturesque character of Upper Ochoco

Central Oregonian - News
Louis Beirl was known locally as the 'smiling miner,' in search of gold and diamonds

UPDATE: Alleged shooting victim actually suffered…

Central Oregonian - News
Richard Keen III first claimed to be injured during a drive-by shooting before admitting he accidentally shot himself

Prineville man suffers gunshot wound

Central Oregonian - News
Police still investigating incident and seeking information from the public

Spotlighting local homeless data

Central Oregonian - News
The public is invited to attend a town hall to discuss results of homeless count

Superintendent leaves the district in good shape

Central Oregonian - News
School board and administrators praise Dr. Duane Yecha for his accomplishments

CCSD resuming summer meals program

Central Oregonian - News
Breakfasts and lunches to be provided at schools free of charge throughout summer

Roundabout scheduled to open on Friday

Central Oregonian - News
Motorists are advised to slow down and pay close attention as travel pattern in area will change

Firefighters responding to 50-acre fire in the…

Central Oregonian - News
Land managers are reminding the public to use caution with fire as conditions dry

Back in Time

Central Oregonian - News
1993: Two CCHS freshmen attend Oregon Health and Sciences University research program

Driving for a cause

Central Oregonian - News
Rusty Nutz Cruz In and Poker Run event, planned for Friday, raising money for local Band of Brothers

Library's summer reading program rocks

Central Oregonian - News
Crook County Library announces the return of its award-winning Summer Reading Program

Prineville man sentenced 20 years for stabbing

Central Oregonian - News
Anthony Smith pleads no contest to assault, burglary, attempted rape charges

Slow down and listen

Central Oregonian - News
The spiritual lesson to slow down and listen comes from an observant 2-year-old child

Botulism leads to two deaths at South Junction

Central Oregonian - News
Although sickness and occasionally death have resulted from improper canning of foods, it was a rarity in the late 1940s

Vaccination exemptionrequests hit record high…

Central Oregonian - News
However, rates in Crook County have stayed relatively flat during the past five years

Local group presents the Keep Moving Challenge

Central Oregonian - News
Crook County On The Move initiative launches monthly program to keep residents outdoors and active

First 12 students benefit from hospital fund

Central Oregonian - News
The $1 million Pioneer Memorial Scholarship fund was created to serve Crook County residents

Racing around the wetland

Central Oregonian - News
The wetland webfoot waddle will be held Saturday and is the first race to take place at the city park

Back in Time

Central Oregonian - News
Square dance jamboree added to Prineville's Centennial celebration 50 years ago

A rich history

Central Oregonian - News
The Crooked River Roundup has seen its share of ups and downs and changes over the years

Honored to serve his country

Central Oregonian - News
Eric Bush has ascended the Oregon National Guard ranks during his years of military service

School volunteers to get more extensive background…

Central Oregonian - News
School district chooses Background Investigation Bureau to perform more comprehensive national background checks on district volunteers

Sen. Wyden visits Prineville

Central Oregonian - News
The senator addresses a broad range of questions during his 899th town hall since 1996

2018 Rose Festival VIP winner chosen

Portland Tribune - News
The lucky winner in the Ultimate Rose Festival Experience Contest is from Aloha

God offers us perfect mercy and forgiveness

Central Oregonian - News
Pray for God's grace so we can have mercy to forgive to those who have wronged us

Crystal White Stearns was a matriarch of a ranching…

Central Oregonian - News
Born in Mitchell, she boarded in Prineville to attend Crook County High School

Gray resigns as the treasurer, county looks to …

Central Oregonian - News
Details not provided, but longtime treasurer resigns and the county looks to bring on a CFO with accounting degree

1993: Goodman rescues young boy from creek

Central Oregonian - News
Central Oregon area residents treated to a solar eclipse 100 years ago in June

Fire claims structures on Juniper Canyon property

Central Oregonian - News
Cause of the Sunday afternoon fire is under investigation but believed to have started in an out building

City budgeting for more police, street upgrades

Central Oregonian - News
The proposed 2018-19 budget also includes money for public outreach efforts, water service upgrades

Changes in the recycling industry to impact how…

Central Oregonian - News
China, which had been buying most of nation's recycling, has stopped the practice, forcing changes

Celebrating life at a benefit concert

Central Oregonian - News
Pregnancy Resource Center in Prineville hosts benefit concert Friday evening

He prays for us

Central Oregonian - News
The continual resistance and opposition in our lives consistently threatens to derail those following Jesus

Prineville man sustains head injury in ATV crash

Central Oregonian - News
Robert Smith was thrown from his four-wheeler and was not wearing a helmet or protective gear

Troublesome trespass at Davis Lake leads to…

Central Oregonian - News
Man built a cabin on his submitted claim, ignoring the 1915 rejection of his claim

Prineville man arrested following hostage situation

Central Oregonian - News
Thomas Hays reportedly held a woman inside a home against her and is facing several charges

Madras man fleeing cops arrested near Prineville

Central Oregonian - News
Jose Gonzalez of Madras facing multiple criminal charges after chase that started in Jefferson County

Legislature approves business tax break expansion

Central Oregonian - News
Gov. Kate Brown called a one-day special session Monday to expand a business tax break to sole proprietors.

How wild will this fire season be?

Central Oregonian - News
Ochoco National Forest staff conduct prescribed burns to reduce fuels in advance of what could be a busy local season

Buses may be coming to Powell Butte

Central Oregonian - News
The school district and charter school are working together to restore bus service to help the traffic problem

Changes are brewing for public forum

Central Oregonian - News
'What's Brewing?' organizers consider all evening sessions, scaling back to once a month, not weekly

Back in Time

Central Oregonian - News
The first train to leave Portland for Prineville happened 100 years ago in May 1918

Parks district boundary expansion effort moving…

Central Oregonian - News
District would struggle to fund operation of new aquatic center without increase in tax revenue

Local National Guard general Bush to be promoted

Central Oregonian - News
Prineville man Eric Bush will be promoted to major general in a June 2 ceremony

CCHS counselors removed from sixth grade camp after…

Central Oregonian - News
Parents of Crook County sixth-grade campers receive letter about the incident

Finding peace after sorrowful times

Central Oregonian - News
The storms, unfair things of life, must invade our space before we can be victorious over them

Dick LeMert was a long-time Prineville merchant

Central Oregonian - News
He established LeMert Emporium, a variety store in downtown Prineville, operating it until 1961

Chamber director leaving to join city planning

Central Oregonian - News
Casey Kaiser hired as City of Prineville's associate planner, will start on June 11

County building getting facelift

Central Oregonian - News
Crook County Courthouse Annex is getting remodeled to fix maintenance issues

New leader getting up to speed on school district

Central Oregonian - News
Incoming school superintendent Sara Johnson attends first board meeting, hears reports of programs and upcoming projects

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