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A campaign to reduce fire hazard by cutting weeds took place 75 years ago in 1942

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Chamber holding round table discussion on the August solar eclipse Friday, July 21 at the Crook County Health Department

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Establishment of a free garbage dump at the end of West 10th Street discussed 75 years ago in 1942

It's horse race time at the fairgrounds

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Interior Design Concepts to host Prineville Perk this Friday, July 14 from 8 to 8:30 a.m. on Northwest Third Street

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Prineville's Fourth of July celebration started with a parade 75 years ago, followed by baseball games and rodeos

Sign up to win Terri Clark concert packages

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Cascade Direct Care set to open at its new Combs Flat Road location near Clinic Pharmacy on Thursday, July 6

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Prineville City Council considers adding 16 beds to city jail 50 years ago, which could cost $60,000

Peanut butter drive deemed a success

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I'll Fly Away Balloon Adventures will host Prineville Perk near Stryker Park Friday morning at 8

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Tenth Annual Rockhound Pow Wow expected to bring 20,000 to Crook County Fairgrounds 50 years ago

8-Hour Mega Sale is Tuesday, June 27

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Stahancyk, Kent & Hook to host Prineville Perk this Friday at 8 a.m. during Crooked River Roundup Week

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1917: Prineville celebrates Flag Day with music and the raising of the flag on the new flag pole at Third and Main

Ochoco Grade School Nostalgia Sale set for Friday and…

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Father's Day Weekend Fly-In/Drive-In Pancake Breakfast set for this Saturday at the Prineville Airport

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Roadbed for the Prineville railroad reaching the city 100 years ago

Getting ready for the rodeo

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Kiwanis Club of Prineville hosting the 18th Annual Golf Fore Kids tournament this weekend

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1917: Locals observed Decoration Day with a procession through town

Benefit BBQ and Car Show at Ericksons Thriftway Saturday

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The Kiwanis 18th Annual Golf Fore Kids will be held on Saturday, June 10

Top teen chefs

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Three CCHS Culinary Arts students earn a first-place trophy in a regional competition

Mr. Pimentel's legacy of kindness

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Jerry Pimentel initiates a Random Acts of Kindness Project through the Lions Club

Recalling old wartime encounters

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J Jordan served in the Navy from June 1942 until December 1945 during World War II and is grand marshal of the Memorial Day Parade

Building a better world

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The library kicks off its Summer Reading Program with a party on Saturday, June 3

New mortgage company settles in Prineville

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Mann Mortgage offers a full range of loan products out of a new Prineville branch

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Dick Brown and Fred Rodgers to run for county judge in November election 25 years ago

Raising the age to legally purchase tobacco products

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Venue for May at Bowman Museum will be at CCHS auditorium this week

Taking nature studies outdoors

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Crooked River and Barnes Butte Elementary School students spend the morning participating in the annual Fin, Fire and Feather event

Popsicles in the Park

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The Friday afternoon event highlights the fact that local parks are alcohol, tobacco and drug free

Offering hands-on healing for a pain-free life

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Healing Arts North offers Chinese medicine, acupuncture, herbs and bodywork as well as classes at the library

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1967: Community-wide cleanup week planned before tourist season begins Memorial Day Weekend

Free appliance recycling this Saturday at the Crook County…

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Healthcare in Central Oregon, this week's topic at 'What's Brewing?'

Amazing Kids honored for making communities better

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Former Trail Blazer Brian Grant tells students inspiring story at fourth annual Pamplin Media Group event

CCHS Choir goes to state

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Three CCHS vocal ensembles represent Central Oregon at the State Chamber Music Festival

A tale of an epic journey

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CCHS drama students present 'The Odyssey' children's play to younger students

Outlook for local farming season a mixed bag

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The growing season is looking good, but prices for hay, wheat are low

CCMS Drama going 'Around the World'

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Crook County Middle School Drama Club plans two public performances this weekend

Art Crawl season begins Friday

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Artisans and vendors will take over a block of Northwest Fourth Street on the second Friday of each month

Ochoco Brewing bottles its beer

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Prinetucky Pale Ale and Last Day IPA make their beer bottle debut

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1917: Local men expected to join Good Roads Day in Prineville

Friends of the Library to host Prineville Perk

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Free appliance recycling day at Crook County Landfill will be held on Saturday, May 20

Getting hooked

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The fish were biting Saturday for the annaul Fishing Derby

Honoring fallen peace officers

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Local law enforcement personnel hold a ceremony Monday morning in recognition of Peace Officers Memorial Day

Believing in her dreams

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Local woman earns Live Your Dream regional $3,000 Soroptimist scholarship

From seed to sanctuary

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Prineville Praise and Worship Center, founded 40 years ago, celebrates paying off church building mortgage with note burning

A sweet 65-year Prineville tradition

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Gene and Jeri Fawbush have contributed to the community for the nearly 40 years they've owned the local Dairy Queen

Stirring up memories at Granny Faye's Bakery

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The new bakery offers specialty breads and pastries reminiscent of Grandma's house

Choosing a career path

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The CCHS Career Fair brought 35 businesses and organizations into the school

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Chicken pox epidemic sweeps through local grade school 75 years ago

Free yard debris day at Crook County Landfill

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Ericksons Thriftway celebrates its anniversary with in-store specials and free giveaways this Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Salt & Light event raises $31,000

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Second annual fundraiser raises funds for High Desert Christian Academy

Historic hat industry on display

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New exhibit planned for Bowman Museum to show off hat collection and educate visitors on 'plume hunters'

Local math students score one for the team

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CCMS math students place second in Pentagames math competition held April 21

The joy of volunteering together

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The chamber honors Boyd and Arline Joyce as Volunteer of the Year for their commitment to the community

Interior Design Concepts opens showroom

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New cabinet and design business offers custom cabinetry for the home and office

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1917: 35 Prineville men register to serve in World War I

Granny Faye's Bakery is now open for business

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Tour for Life event for Humane Society of the Ochocos this Sunday

Top speller from local middle school heading to state

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CCMS seventh-grader Kindal Horton earns first place in county-wide spelling contest

A better transport plan

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Band of Brothers team up with Crook County Court to buy new medical transport vehicle for local veterans

Avonlea Farm opens its doors

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The new home furnishing store offers restored farmhouse furniture and home decor

'Eggciting' Easter egg hunting

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The annual Community Easter Egg Hunt draws hundreds of families to Stryker Park Saturday morning

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1992: Pine Products, the Lamonta Road fixture since 1935 and Prineville's oldest mill, to close

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser at the Prineville Elks Lodge this…

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Grand Opening Ceremony for the Crooked River Wetlands on April 21

Holding the library together

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Cindy York named the Oregon Library Association's Library Employee of the Year

Crooked River Open Pastures opens farm tour season April 29

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Each CROP event includes a farmers market, farm tours and family activities

Crowning a new queen

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The Crooked River Roundup Banquet and Queen Coronation and Auction, held Saturday evening, raised approximately $9,000 for travel expenses of Roundup…

Aiming to meet bow hunters' needs

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Ty Sumner opens Ty Kwon Bow Archery, a full-service custom bow and arrow shop, inside of Bullseye Firearms

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Work on the new Prineville Railway gets underway 100 years ago

Pancake Breakfast on plates Saturday

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Toni's BBQ opening on April 18 with their spring hours

Spreading comfort

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Seven local agencies receive quilts and baby supplies to be dispersed to those in need

All faiths welcome

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The annual event now includes a Firefighter Pancake Breakfast and carnival-type atmosphere at Stryker Park April 15

Easter worship services planned

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The local church community will celebrate the Easter season, from Maundy Thursday services to sunrise worships

Pioneer students get 'new' digs

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The building that once held Crooked River Elementary primary students is the new home for Pioneer Alternative High School

Settling in to a bigger, brighter clinic

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Clinic Pharmacy and Central Oregon Eye Care have moved into the new building at the corner of Third Street and Combs Flat Road

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1942: Ochoco Reservoir water level much higher than a year ago

Class of 2017 to hold Spaghetti feed fundraiser

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Crooked River Roundup to hold Queen Coronation and Auction this Saturday

Coronating a queen

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The April 8 Crooked River Roundup Banquet raises travel funds for 2017 Queen Sarah Tolton

Honoring first responders

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As a 4-H project, Mason Calhoun hosts a dinner to recognize those who put their lives on the line to protect others

Moving to a larger, beautiful home

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Home Beautiful Oregon will feature 25 local vendors and a cafe when it reopens Saturday

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1917: City Council chooses E.T. Johnson & Co. to build the railroad

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1917: City Council chooses E.T. Johnson & Co. to build the railroad

Sears Central Oregon locations to remain open

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Sports Media is not authorized to sell 'Sports Posters' for Crook County School District

Fiber nuts flock to Fiber Market Day

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High Desert Wool Growers Association's 20th Annual Fiber Market Day was held Saturday, March 25

Capturing the Crook County culture

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Jake Hale's essay among a handful chosen for inclusion in the new Oregon Blue Book

Awarding Quilts of Valor

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A local group of quilters award Quilts of Valor to six war veterans as a way of honoring them for their service to this country

Paddy Pint scores big

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Nearly 400 participants raise a record amount of money for the Tooth Taxi and Crook County Foundation

Capitalizing on convenience for 25 years

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Powell Butte Country Store owners Ron and Mindy Sloperthank their loyal customers for 25 years in business

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1992: Construction of new Meadow Lakes Golf Course goes to bid

Annual Fiber Market Day this Saturday

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Robberson Ford General Manager Joe Mitchell to hold monthly youth archery clinics starting Saturday, April 1

Wool and fiber nuts welcome

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The 20th Annual Fiber Market Day, set for Saturday, March 25, brings together wool growers and those who make products from natural fibers

Walking School Bus

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Crooked River Elementary students who live close to their school may hop on a Walking School Bus once a week

Celebrating a Prineville icon

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Tastee Treet celebrates 60 years of serving burgers and ice cream at Third and Elm

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1992: Interim Crook County School District Superintendent Edgar Miller resigns

Free Cone Day at Dairy Queen

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Human trafficking topic at 'What's Brewing?' this Wednesday, March 15

CCHS Choir going to state

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Three vocal ensembles will compete on April 28 at Pacific University

Forestry challenge accepted

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Powell Butte students accept challenge to learn about forestry and become stewards of local forests

Going green with the Paddy Pint

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Paddy Pint Run set for St. Patrick's Day to benefit the Tooth Taxi and Crook County Foundation

Sportsmen's Show wrap-up

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Several Prineville vendors promote their outdoor gear and services at Sportsmen's Show

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1942: Mrs. M.D. Barney becomes first woman mayor of Prineville

Flashback Friday on Facebook

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Bullseye Firearms to host Prineville Perk this Friday morning at 8

Tiffany's final wish

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Tiffany Curtis-Harris' family uses her memorial fund to purchase medical recliner chairs, fulfilling her dying wish

A day trip to Demon Lake

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Advancing upon Demon Lake in Nepal to fight a spiritual battle

Redneck Wisdom with Duct Tape

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The Prineville Follies raises $10,000 for the Prineville Music and Theaters Boosters

'Pawsitive' move to new location

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The Humane Society of the Ochocos Thrift Store has moved from its Second Street location to a newer building on Murphy Court

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