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1970: Portland-based coffee service announces plans to build new motel in Prineville

CENTRAL OREGONIAN - October 10, 1995: With the 'authentic' hitching post in place, and the gold-leaf signage getting a final brush off, the new home of the Crook County Sheriff and Juvenile Department is considered complete.

95 years ago

October 15, 1925

"Despite the fact that our gasoline is received by truck, our freight bill last month was a very sizeable one," said O.P. Wilson, local manager of the Hubble service station, "and we expect to build a tank and have direct shipments of gasoline and other petroleum products in the spring. In the meantime, we will have to get our supplies as you get your fruit and vegetables – by the most economical route for us."

75 years ago

October 11, 1945

Bus service for Prineville was resumed last weekend when Pacific Trailways drivers returned to work after a one-week strike. The restoration of service resulted from an agreement between management and the union to negotiate the wage question which caused the walkout. Crook County's quota in the Victory Loan drive set to start October 29 will be $200,000 of which $85,000 will be E's. The quota on other sales to individuals will be $65,000 with sales to corporations quoted at $50,000.

50 years ago

October 15, 1970

The Crook County School Board at their regular meeting Monday night approved a new format for selection and determination of free and reduced price lunches in county schools. The school district is applying for federal funds which would help to defray fund costs in the hot lunch program.

Byrle Coyle of Hot Coffee Service in Portland has announced plans to construct a $100,000 motel adjacent to the Rustlers Roost restaurant, 960 W. Third. Construction is scheduled to get underway within a month and expected to be completed within six months' time.

25 years ago

October 10, 1995

Like any good Hollywood Western hero, Mitchell's George Schnee was ready, willing and able to defend his ranch…store, from the bad guy. Residents of Mitchell were awakened early Saturday morning by gunfire, when the owner of Schnee's Grocery surprised a man in his store. According to the Wheeler County Sheriff's Department, George Schnee was awakened at about 2 a.m. Saturday when he heard noises coming from the store, next door to his residence.

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