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Booster Club offers to take on Ward Rhoden Football Stadium repairs 25 years ago

'What's Brewing?' forum will resume next Wednesday

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KIDS Center offering child sexual abuse prevention training on Wednesday evening, Sept. 27

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Fire hall hosts workshop for professionals to discuss juvenile firesetting 25 years ago

High Desert Dance Arts to host Perk

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Humane Society of the Ochocos benefit golf tournament this Saturday at Meadow Lakes

Summer school in New York

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A vision and hearing impaired Prineville teen travels to New York to attend a five-week school for the deaf and blind

4-H beef club knows how to 'meat' a need

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Club and raffle winner's donations becomes 500 pounds of hamburger for the local senior center

Oldtime Fiddlers prepare to jam

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The Oldtime Fiddlers' Association presents the Central Oregon Country Music Gathering Sept. 7-9 at the fairgrounds

Branding with custom screen printing

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Clark Design and Customs opens in Ochoco Plaza, offering screen printing and branding solutions

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Prineville post office goes from village delivery to city delivery 75 years ago

Noland Construction and Painting to host Perk this Friday

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Ericksons Thriftway applied for a retail liquor license through Oregon Liquor Control Commission

Together 75 wonderful years

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A Prineville couple celebrated their diamond anniversary at their assisted living facility

Offering compassion

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Local men's shelter, Regeneration House, set to open in November at new Madras Highway location

Mitchell event honors Tom and Mary Fitzgerald

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The Wheeler County natives are honored as Painted Hills Festival Grand Marshals for their many years of service

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In 1967, the 4-H and FFA Market Stock Sale reached a new record high number of 97 animals sold, totaling $16,000

Crook County RV Park hosting Prineville Perk Friday

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Arbor Builders will donate $500 to local Family Access Network for every house purchased in Prineville

The heart of a champion

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Long-distance Olympian runner Tracy Smith puts his whole heart into coaching local students

Prepper Up changes hands

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The new sporting goods store owner plans to reorganize the store and carry more inventory

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Wreckage of army bomber found with four deceased men 75 miles east of Prineville 75 years ago

Editorial staff wins awards

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Last Picnic in the Park concert of the season to be held this Wednesday at Pioneer Park

Discovering insects

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Local kids get an up-close look at the insects of the Crooked River during Discover Nature Days at the wetlands

Crossroads hosts Solar Breakfast

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The community is welcome to the Monday morning parking lot buffet and eclipse viewing event

Vintage vendors are coming to town

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Prineville Vintage Market will take over a city block on Saturday, featuring more than 40 artisans and antique dealers

'An Emotional Girl'

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Country musician Terri Clark headlines the Crook County Fair Saturday night

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Hudspeth mill adds new barker and chipper equipment to the operation 50 years ago

Welcome posters available for the upcoming eclipse

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Mid Oregon Credit Union is collecting needed school supplies for local students

New wheels for Stryder's sister

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The family is moving to Bend, and a car donation will enable the teenager to finish her last year of school at CCHS

A problem too critical to ignore

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Noxious weeds can be toxic to livestock and can crowd out rangeland vegetation

Get on board

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The Ochoco Valley Model Railroad display will be open for visitors during the Crook County Fair this week

Crestview Cable sold to Telephone and Data Systems Inc.

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Owner, California Oregon Broadcasting Inc. sells to same company that purchased BendBroadband in 2014

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McDonald's restaurant applied to build at a Third Street site occupied by Arnold's drive-in 25 years ago

Jen Clark, broker, joins Windermere Swifterra team

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Welcome posters available for the upcoming Solar Eclipse 2017 through Human Dignity Advocates

Keeping girls engaged in math and science

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Two eighth-grade Prineville girls among 36 in Central Oregon to attend Tech Trek Camp

A free gift with no strings attached

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Prineville Presbyterian Church members start Kits for Kids ministry, providing basic toiletry items to local children

Honoring the Houston family

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2017 Pioneer Queen Jean Edwards represents and honors the Houston family, which homesteaded in the Bear Creek/Maury area in 1886

QuickPro NW is a one-stop-restoration-shop

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The general contractor focuses on customer service and quality home remodeling and restoration services

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Christensen brothers again furnish the stock for the Crooked River Roundup 50 years ago

Terri Clark ticket winners announced

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The Center Foundation is offering no-cost sports physicals at Bend location

'Betting on a Cure'

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The annual Crook County Relay for Life raises thousands for the American Cancer Society

Crook County 4-H goes global

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A local 4-H youth traveled to eastern Canada earlier this month for an international 4-H conference

A heart for kids

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Art Lee is the man behind the scenes of the Crooked River Roundup Stick Horse Race

Prineville Soroptimist Senior Center closed during the total…

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Seniors will be able to preorder meals from the senior center and get extra home delivered meals

Airplanes & Classic Cars

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The Prineville Airport Open House Fly-In and Car Show included meals and aircraft information

Prineville Airport targeted for drone industry expansion

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Warm Springs FAA UAS announces plans to expand its operations to local facility to support rapidly growing industry

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A 12-year-old boy killed a rabid coyote in Powell Butte 100 years ago using a club

Precious Byrd to perform at Picnic in the Park

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Relay for Life to be held this Saturdayat the Crook County Fairgrounds to benefit American Cancer Society

The Crook County Relay is born

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A mother and daughter team reflects on the humble beginnings of the Crook County Relay For Life

Crook County teams are 'Betting on a Cure'

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The annual Relay for Life fundraiser begins at 10 a.m. Saturday at the fairgrounds

Aircraft and hot rods

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The public is welcome to check out the airport during the Open House Fly-In and Car Show

Cascade Direct Care opens in new location

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The physician assistant provides services to all ages in her hometown family medicine clinic

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

Crawfest Music Festival

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Annual music festival took place in Powell Butte this past weekend. Here are photos from Saturday.

Picnic in the Park concert series starts this Wednesday at…

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

Powell Butte has got the music

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The 10th annual Crawfest multi-genre music festival brought nearly 25 bands to Powell Butte

Picnic in the Park begins next week

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Annual concert series will take place each Wednesday evening July 19-Aug. 23

Drawing a crowd

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Wednesday kicked off the 2017 Crooked River Roundup Race Meet with a huge crowd for ladies night and furious betting action

Store in the heart of Oregon is up for sale

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The 100-year-old Post General Store and Eatery also serves a post office, gas station and center of social activity

Hot Rodders

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Nearly 200 classic cars were displayed during the annual Cruise to the Center of Oregon Car Show

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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

Celebrating independence

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From a pancake breakfast at City Plaza to fireworks at dark, Prineville was full of action on July 4

Learning to run 'The Great Race'

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Two local churches offer Vacation Bible School, an annual Bible education program for children

Roaring engines return to fairgrounds

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The Second Annual Prineville Truck and Tractor Pull comes to the fairgrounds for two weekend shows

Tightwads welcome ... at new discount lumber supply

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Tightwads Discount Building Supply opens on the Madras Highway, offering supplies for DIY home improvement projects

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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

The stars come out in Paulina

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Larry the Cable Guy, Diamond Rio and Jeff Foxworthy headline the first festival this weekend at the Lazy Rockin' Stirrup Country Music Festival

A tiny library for tiny people

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Volunteers with new program open free lending library for children in the Stoneridge neighborhood and plan to open more

Cruise over to the car show in the center of Oregon

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Crook County Rodders members host annual car show July 8 at the fairgrounds, benefitting many community groups

Quilters recognized during show

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Sharon Rosen wins several awards, including Viewers' Choice Award, during the Country Quilt Show of Prineville

A father's hero

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Rick Lucas receives a patriotic wreath in honor of his son, Jeff Lucas, who died in a Taliban attack in 2005

Bringing seaplane kits to Prineville

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Composite Creations, which reopened in Prineville, has started making Gweduck kits, resembling WWII-era seaplanes

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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

'Racing to the Rodeo'

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The 2017 Crooked River Roundup kicked off Wednesday evening with a cattle drive and Stampede Street Party and continued with Western Days, a quilt…

Launching the Roundup with a party

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Cattle drive and Stampede Street Party get the Crooked River Roundup festivities started Wednesday evening

For the love of old Fords

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Sam Farring, a retired Powell Butte mechanic, gets a 100-year-old Model T Roadster running again

Café Libelle offers a European flair

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The eatery is open five days a week for lunch, pastries and coffee inside of Home Beautiful Oregon

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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

Eyes on the prize

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Four local elementary students win Oregon State Elks Eye Injury Prevention Poster Contest, earn money

Rockhound Pow Wow opens

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The Prineville Rockhound Pow Wow annual jewelry, gem and mineral show continues at the Crook County Fairgrounds through Sunday, June 18

A feast fit for a father

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Meadow Lakes Restaurant prepares for its annual Father's Day Brunch, planned for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, June 18

CCHS Class of 2017

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189 students walk in the Crook County High School graduation ceremony held at the indoor arena Friday evening

Showcasing the Power of Prineville

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The Prineville/Crook County Economic Development Annual Luncheon focuses on the various sources of electricity that local businesses utilize

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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 Saturday

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

Combining the woods and the classroom

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Powell Butte Community Charter School concludes the forestry storyline with a community celebration

Windy Acres welcomes visitors to Family Dairy Day

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The Sunday, June 18 event will educate the public about healthy local food

Walking in uniform

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Wyatt Piper graduated early from CCHS, joined the Marines and will wear his military uniform during the graduation ceremony Friday

Restoring classics

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City Garage opens in Prineville, specializing in rebuilding vintage automobiles

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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

Building Guitars with STEAM

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A $15,000 Oregon Community Foundation grant enables more CCHS students to build their own electric guitars

New church camp breathes life into vacant facility

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Ochoco Christian Conference Center opens at the former Mount Bachelor Academy campus

Memorial Day celebration

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The local VFW organized the annual Memorial Day Parade to honor veterans

The Hub moves across town

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The family-owned shop is a place for people to connect over coffee

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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

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