Ochoco Outdoor Power Equipment will have Cub Cadet representatives on hand for demo day

Central Oregon Association of Realtors (COAR) will be holding an open house weekend throughout Central Oregon on Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1. There are four local realty offices participating in Crook County to help you through the process of buying a new home. This is the perfect time to take advantage of these market conditions, while connecting with professional realtors.

The Bowman Museum, at 246 N. Main St., will be hosting “The Best of Central Oregon,” presented by Scott Staats on Sunday, June 1.

Staats will present a slideshow titled “The Best of Central Oregon,” which will cover everything from the John Day Fossil Beds to the Cascades east and west and from the Crooked River National Grassland to Newberry National Volcanic Monument north and south.

You are invited to join members of the Crook County Historical Society and the general public for a potluck and program. The potluck will start at 1 p.m. in the Bowman Museum’s Community Room with the program to follow at 1:45 p.m.

Staats’ stories have been published in many magazines and newspapers and he has received regional and national awards for his work. He’s had an outdoor column in the Central Oregonian for the past nine years. He has also written an outdoor humor book titled “Not Out of the Woods Quite Yet.” Copies of his book will be available for sale. Scott will sign copies after the presentation.

For more information, call the museum at 541-447-3715, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or visit the web page at

The T-Shirt Shack is celebrating their sixth business anniversary this month. They are located at 1463 S.W. Park Drive, and can be reached at 541-408-5538.

The Annual Kiwanis Golf Tournament, “Golf Fore Kids”will be held this Saturday, May 31 at Meadow Lakes Golf Course. Proceeds to benefit new Summer School Program for K-3 underperforming students. For entry or additional information contact Meadow Lakes Golf Course at 541-447-7113.

Prepper-Up has moved to a new location, they are now at 862 N.W. 3rd St. They can be reached at 541-447-6930.

Prineville Perk as well as their ribbon cutting and grand re-opening will be held at the Oregonians Credit Union on Friday, May 30, located at 110 N.E, Fifth St.. For more information on Prineville Perk, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 541-447-6304. The Chamber is looking for businesses to hold the weekly gathering at. If you would like to have active chamber members come to your business, have coffee, and learn what your business has to offer the community, give Kandice a call and get assigned a Friday that is convenient for you. For more information on Prineville Perk, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 541-447-6304.

Amy Gregory, licensed massage therapist, has joined Slater Chiropractic, located at 240 N.W. Claypool St. Her focus will be on therapeutic massage and patient well-being. You can schedule an appointment by calling 541-447-6627.

Ochoco Outdoor Power Equipment will be hosting a Cub Cadet Demo day (see their ad on page A14) with their full line of riding and push lawn mowers. They will have factory representatives there to answer all of your questions. The event will take place on Saturday, May 31 and they are located at 925 N.W. Madras Hwy.

The Crook County High School Dance team will be holding a Bottle and Can Drive on June 21 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Ericksons Thriftway parking lot next to Barney Prine’s Steakhouse. If you would like to donate and do not want to wait until then, you can drop your recyclable bottles and cans off in the horse trailer located in the south end of Ray’s Food Place parking lot at any time during the summer.

This column was written by the Central Oregonian’s general manager Teresa Tooley. If you have something that you would like to have included in the Central Oregonian’s business briefs, e-mail it to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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