Link to Owner Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr.



Chamber hosts Stampede Street Party and Cattle Drive this Wednesday evening

Oregonians Credit Union, 110 NE Fifth St., will host this week's Prineville Perk on Friday, June 28 from 8 to 8:30 a.m. For more information on Prineville Perk, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 541-447-6304.

Oregonians Credit Union will also host a Hot Dog Gala from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. The public is welcome to come for hot dogs and beverages.

The Prineville-Crook County Chamber of Commerce has launched their newly designed website,

Lutheran Community Services Northwest and Ericksons Thriftway have teamed up with Register RoundUp during the month of June, ask your Thriftway cashier to round up your purchase to support behavioral health services in Crook County.

The Prineville-Crook County Chamber of Commerce hosts the Stampede Street Party Wednesday evening to kick off the Crooked River Roundup.

The party will take over Fourth and Main streets from 5 to 9 p.m. and includes Countryfied music, food vendors and family activities.

The Cattle Drive starts near the Chamber office at 6 p.m. and will head south on Main Street to the Crook County Fairgrounds.

The Chili Cook-off starts at 5 p.m. on Northwest Fourth Street between Foundry Four Coffee + Whiskey and Room 1868. Members of the Crook County Fire and Rescue, Prineville Police Department, and Crook County Sheriff's Office will make chili, and taste-testers then purchase tickets to vote for their favorite chili. Tickets are $1 per ticket, $10 for 15 or $20 for 30 tickets. Proceeds benefit the Shop With a Cop program.

The Prineville Western Days Festival will feature nearly 100 vendors this Friday and Saturday at Pioneer Park during the Crooked River Roundup. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Several local businesses will sell their products, and there will also be music, food and entertainment. Children can paint stick horses and enter the Stick Horse Race at 3 p.m. Saturday on the Crook County Courthouse lawn.

The Sixth Annual Freedom Aloft Balloon Rally happens at Stryker Park Friday through Sunday, July 5-7.

Eight hot air balloon pilots will be in town for the event. They will offer free tethered flights to the public from 7 to 9 a.m. Friday, July 5. There will be morning flights at 6 a.m. each morning, and a free Night Glow event at 9:30 p.m. Friday, July 5.

The free community event is made possible by several local business sponsors.

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