Finding hope in New York City

Finding hope in New York City

A local family touched by cancer attends a Legacy Retreat in New York through Inheritance of Hope

Local residents choose painting over shopping on Black Friday

Local residents choose painting over shopping on Black Friday

Artists painted a van Gogh during the Beyond Black Friday paint class

It pays off to read

It pays off to read

Oregon College Savings Plan supports 2016 summer reading, awards more than $13,000 to...

First Interstate buying Bank of the Cascades

First Interstate buying Bank of the Cascades

First Interstate and Cascade expect to close the transaction by mid-2017


Prineville's Features

November 29, 2016

Lighted parade signals start of Christmas season in Prineville

by Central Oregonian
The annual Lighted Christmas Parade, with the theme 'Winter Wonderland,' traveled down Third Street Saturday evening, concluding with Christmas in the Pines at the fairgrounds
November 29, 2016

Back in Time

by Central Oregonian
1941: Tusk of prehistoric elephant or mammoth discovered in Ochoco Heights
November 29, 2016

Small Business Saturday winners announced

by Teresa Tooley
The annual Our Town Christmas Giveaway begins today, Nov. 29


HOLLY SCHOLZ/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Crook County High School and Middle School band teacher Ken Chaney experiments on the new Yamaha 6300 series timpani drum set. Two grants and a donation made the $12,000 purchase possible.
November 25, 2016

Beat of a new drum

by Holly Scholz
CCSD gets two grants and a donation to purchase $12,000 timpani drum set
November 25, 2016

Bridging the technology generation gap

by Holly Scholz
Eighth-graders teach senior citizens how to use their electronic devices through the Teen Elder Computer Help program
JASON CHANEY/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Left to right, Kaylyn Fildes, Kids Club Director Ashley Thrasher, and Trenton Tucker serve the stuffing, potatoes and corn.
November 22, 2016

Thanking their supporters

by Jason Chaney
Crook County Kids Club offered its free Thanksgiving Dinner to all members of the community last Thursday
November 22, 2016

Join the Shop Small Saturday Treasure Hunt Adventure

by Holly Scholz
American Express and the Central Oregonian partner to promote Prineville businesses on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26
November 22, 2016

Back in Time

by Central Oregonian
1966: Operation Santa Claus collecting gifts for mental hospital patients
November 22, 2016

Prineville Perk and 'What's Brewing' will not be held this week

by Teresa Tooley
Fifth Annual Dad's Place 'Run Like a Turkey 5K' held Thanksgiving Day
HOLLY SCHOLZ/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Pictured back row left to right: Prineville Police Chief Dale Cummins, Redemption House Executive Director Greg Sanders, GOBRA member Michele Youker, and Police Captain Larry Seymour and front, Crook County Commissioner Ken Fahlgren.
November 22, 2016

GOBRA 'arrests' Fahlgren as part of fundraiser

by Holly Scholz
GOBRA raising funds for Crook County Commissioner's 'bond' to benefit The Redemption House

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Nov 22, 2016

Santa's elves work hard during workshop

by Jason Chaney
Kids make Christmas gifts for their loved ones during the annual Santa's Workshop, held Saturday at Carey Foster Hall
Nov 18, 2016

It's holiday bazaar season in Crook County

by Holly Scholz
Several clubs and organizations are planning Christmas craft bazaars this season
Nov 18, 2016

What's cooking at Mazatlan?

by Brin McAtee-Rosenau
Brothers Andres and Salvador Robles infuse many different flavors from Mexico into the Prineville menu
Nov 18, 2016

Redemption House, Eagles hosting free dinner for Thanksgiving

by Holly Scholz
Volunteers will cook and serve the food that local stores and individuals have donated for the event
Nov 15, 2016

A quilt for women's education

by Holly Scholz
PEO sisters make and donate a quilt that's being raffled to raise money for scholarships for local women
HOLLY SCHOLZ/CENTRAL OREGONIAN 
 - Griffin Construction moved into its new facility on Murphy Court, in Prineville, at the beginning of November. Pictured left to right are Samuel, Sherry and Sam Griffin.
Nov 15, 2016

Griffin Construction moves to its new facility

by Holly Scholz
The local commercial construction company has completed numerous projects in Central and Eastern Oregon
Nov 15, 2016

1941: High school football team beats undefeated Vernonia at…

by Central Oregonian
Retail Merchants Association works to replace street decorations that were destroyed in Ochoco Inn fire 50 years ago
Nov 15, 2016

Keeping our parks safe is the topic at 'What's Brewing?'

by Teresa Tooley
Local Mid Oregon Credit Union accepting donations for Crook County Holiday Partnership through Dec. 12
Nov 15, 2016

Gifts from a child's hands to your heart

by Holly Scholz
Kids can make Christmas gifts for loved ones at Santa's Workshop this Saturday
LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Spectators lined Fourth Street on Friday at 11 a.m. to watch the local Veterans Day Parade. In the above photo, Terry Wanous stands front and center. The parade featured a variety of veterans from throughout the community who marched in commemoration of Veterans Day. The parade concluded with a ceremony at Ochoco Creek Park.
Nov 15, 2016

Parade and ceremony honor our veterans

by Central Oregonian
The Friday, Nov. 11 Veterans Day festivities includes a parade down Fourth Street and a ceremony at Ochoco Creek Park