Refining the pool effort

Refining the pool effort

CCPRD hosts a pool meeting to discuss future plans and roles

Getting girls on the run

Getting girls on the run

A new running club not only encourages exercise but addresses all aspects of a girl's development

Born from the heart

Born from the heart

A Prineville woman adopts her adult stepchildren, despite divorcing their father decades ago

Back in black

Back in black

The City of Prineville Railway has gained steady profit for the past two years and continues to...

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PHOTO COURTESY OF CROOK COUNTY FIRE AND RESCUE - Firefighters work to extinguish a storage facility fire Friday morning.
April 21, 2017

Local storage units burn in fire Friday

by Jason Chaney
Sixteen units at Goodman Storage caught fire early Friday morning; cause is unknown
April 21, 2017

Candidates competing for Parks and Rec board seats

by Jason Chaney
Four people have filed for two open positions on the district board
April 21, 2017

County approves crowd increase request for eclipse event

by Jason Chaney
Symbiotic Experiences can host up to 30,000 people at its week-long August event on Big Summit Prairie


April 21, 2017

Ochoco Elementary building sale finalized

by Holly Scholz
Housing Works will convert property to low-income housing project with an $8.3 million budget price tag
April 21, 2017

Seed to Supper classes scheduled to begin next month

by Holly Scholz
The gardening course will teach how to get a bountiful harvest on the high desert
April 21, 2017

Local Christian school to host benefit dinner

by Holly Scholz
High Desert Christian Academy plans benefit dinner and auction to raise funds for a new building
April 18, 2017

Facing concerned citizens

by Jason Chaney
U.S. Rep. Walden fields numerous questions at packed town hall in Prineville on Thursday morning
April 18, 2017

District election ballots going out next week

by Jason Chaney
Two Crook County Parks and Recreation Board offices feature multiple candidates
April 18, 2017

Police captain attending the FBI National Academy

by Jason Chaney
The 10-week program in Quantico, Va., will feature leadership and physical training from FBI agents
April 14, 2017

Country music festival organizers ask to host a larger crowd

by Jason Chaney
Summer event near Paulina drawing several major country music artists

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Apr 14, 2017

City leaders get ready to unveil wetland next week

by Jason Chaney
Grand opening for the long-awaited park and wastewater treatment plant planned for Friday, April 21
PHOTO COURTESY OF DESCHUTES COUNTY JAIL - Jeremy Michael Hartman-Steele
Apr 11, 2017

One suspect remains at large following police chase

by Jason Chaney
Chase in southeast Prineville covered less than 5 miles and reached speeds of 75 miles per hour
Apr 11, 2017

CCPRD schedules public pool meeting

by Jason Chaney
Meeting to include presentation of feasibility study, update by citizen pool committee and announcement of pool advisory committee
PHOTO COURTESY OF CROOK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Jeffrey Charles Shannon was injured in a car accident on Juniper Canyon Road Monday evening.
Apr 14, 2017

Prineville man injured in single vehicle crash

by Jason Chaney
Jeffrey Charles Shannon found unconscious at crash scene; alcohol believed to be a factor
PHOTO COURTESY OF PATRICK LAIR - Representatives from multiple emergency management agencies participate in one of simulation scenarios Friday morning. Pictured left to right are Sam McKenzie, Central Oregon Interagency Dispatch Center; Chief Matt Smith, Crook County Fire and Rescue; Adam Barnes, Oregon Department of Forestry; Michael Ryan, Crook County Sheriff's Office; and Rich Harnden, Ochoco National Forest.
Apr 11, 2017

Multiple agencies gather for eclipse simulation exercise

by Jason Chaney
Leaders from five counties, multiple forests and more come to Prineville for day-long preparedness event Friday
Apr 11, 2017

Local power of attorney presentation scheduled

by Holly Scholz
Recent cases of misuse have prompted Crook County District Attorney to host educational session
Apr 07, 2017

Eclipse dries up lodging options

by Jason Chaney
All local motels booked Aug. 19-21; people offering to rent private property
Apr 07, 2017

Locals embrace postcard party movement

by Jason Chaney
Group meeting every other week and writing to federal and state officials on issues of concern
HOLLY SCHOLZ - Dave Freitag, center, talks about Project Lifesaver, a program of the Crook County Sheriff Search and Rescue during Rotary on the Radio. Also pictured are Carol Benkosky, Rotary Club of Crook County president and event co-chair, left, and Jim Burge with Project Lifesaver.
Dave Freitag, center, talks about Project Lifesaver, a program of the Crook County Sheriff Search and Rescue during Rotary on the Radio. Also pictured are Carol Benkosky, Rotary Club of Crook County president and event co-chair, left, Jim Burge with Project Lifesaver and Rotarian Sally Goodman.
Apr 07, 2017

Rotarian radio effort a success

by Holly Scholz
The annual event raises $16,700 to fund several local scholarships
Apr 04, 2017

Settlement forces issue on sidewalk ramp renovations

by Jason Chaney
ODOT settlement is expected to impact Prineville work on ramp renovations