Traffic issues at Crooked River Elementary cause alarm

Traffic issues at Crooked River Elementary cause alarm

Officials: Congestion after school is causing substantial safety issues for students

May at the Museum lecture series starts next week

May at the Museum lecture series starts next week

Includes singer and storyteller as well as a lecture on the solar eclipse

HSO to host Tour of Life pet adotption event

HSO to host Tour of Life pet adotption event

Humane Society of Ochocos will offer outdoor event at Prineville Starbucks

Wetland unveiled

Wetland unveiled

The community celebrates the grand opening of the Crooked River Wetlands Complex

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April 28, 2017

Apple to use local solar farm power

by Jason Chaney
Company reaches power purchase agreement with incoming Gala Solar plant
CENTRAL OREGONIAN FILE PHOTO - The Prineville Police Department building, which was built in 1956, would collapse during a major earthquake, according to engineers' studies.
April 28, 2017

Police department awarded seismic grant funding

by Jason Chaney
Will receive $1.25 million to renovate building so it will withstand a major earthquake
April 28, 2017

Governor will appoint the next local circuit court judge

by Jason Chaney
Applications available online; Crook County DA Daina Vitolins seeking judge position


CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Jeremy Hartman-Steele
April 26, 2017

Prineville police chase and elude suspect located and arrested

by Jason Chaney
Jeremy Hartman-Steele was arrested by a Deschutes County deupty in the Terrebonne area
CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Cheri Rasmussen
April 25, 2017

Crooked River Elementary principal put on paid leave

by Holly Scholz
Cheri Rasmussen will be on leave for undetermined period of time; no other details on the matter have been disclosed
April 25, 2017

Youth pot possession cases climbing

by Jason Chaney
As of January 2016, the Crook County District Attorney's Office has seen 10 cases under the age of 13
April 25, 2017

Crook County District Election will feature full slate

by Jason Chaney
Ballots will be mailed out to voters on April 26 and the election will take place on May 16
HOLLY SCHOLZ/CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Bryan Dominguez Cruz
April 25, 2017

Dominguez Cruz named Crook County Amazing Kid

by Central Oregonian
Amazing Kid special section to appear in all Pamplin newspapers on May 8
JASON CHANEY - he Wednesday evening meeting included information from Citizen's Pool Committee leader Susan Crawford (left), consultant Bob Keefer (middle) and Mike Gorman with BLRB Consultants.
April 21, 2017

Refining the pool effort

by Jason Chaney
CCPRD hosts a pool meeting to discuss future plans and roles
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

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Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr 18, 2017

Facing concerned citizens

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

District election ballots going out next week

by Jason Chaney
Two Crook County Parks and Recreation Board offices feature multiple candidates
Apr 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
HOLLY SCHOLZ - These Barnes Butte Elementary students do laps around the track during a Girls on the Run practice last week. Pictured left to right, Austin Fildes — who prefers to do cartwheels around the track — Rikki Yustat, Sonia Hallman and Juliet Ortiz.
Apr 18, 2017

Getting girls on the run

by Holly Scholz
A new running club not only encourages exercise but addresses all aspects of a girl's development
HOLLY SCHOLZ - Dawna Risland, center, adopted her two adult stepchildren last summer. She married their father when they were small but remained in contact with them after divorcing their father. Pictured with Risland are Larry Besel, left, of Connecticut, and Cynthia Condron, right, of Prineville.
Apr 14, 2017

Born from the heart

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