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1970: The Prineville City Council cleared the way Tuesday night for the upcoming construction of the Rustler's Roost Motel

95 years ago

November 12, 1925

The Prineville Klan, which has been working under a provisional plan since its organization, has been granted its charter and is now a recognizes Klan. Due to some misunderstanding of the motives of the Klan on the part of the public generally, and in recognition of the important event in the history of the local organization, an open ceremonial will be held Saturday night, at which time several candidates will be naturalized and the obligations and oaths given each new Klan member will be openly given so that the public may know more about the obligations and principles of the Klan.

75 years ago

November 8, 1945

Serving on a federal court jury in Burns is a rather exciting experience, especially if a midnight hotel fire is brought into the picture. That was the report of W.B. Morse of Prineville, who returned Wednesday night after completing jury duty in the federal court case which determined the value of Malheur lakebed lands placed in a game refuge some years ago.

50 years ago

November 12, 1970 The City Council cleared the way Tuesday night for the upcoming construction of the Rustler's Roost Motel. Following a discussion which saw oral exchanges between Gary Heater, Archie Halsey, the Council and Byrl Coyle, who will construct the $100,000 motel, the Council voted to approve ordinance 656 which vacated the northern half of an alley between West Second and West Third Streets.

Gerald Lee, Lower Crooked River Road, reported to the Sheriff Tex King the theft of 15 bales of hay from his ranch sometime during the weekend on Nov. 7-8.

25 years ago

November 7, 1995

The driver of the vehicle in the accident that killed 16-year-old Prineville girl has been arraigned on six counts of wrongdoing. Last Thursday, the Crook County Grand Jury returned a six-count indictment against Daniella V. Harris, 19, who was reportedly the driver in a single-vehicle accident on McKay Road, approximately 20-miles north of town.

Crook County Sheriff Rodd Clark spent the night in the Redmond hospital after injuries in an accident last Friday. Clark reportedly suffered a bruised lung when the vehicle he was driving rammed into a flatbed truck on Highway 97 in Redmond. He was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident. According to Undersheriff Clyde McLain, the Sheriff was released from the hospital.

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