A collection of thousands, decades in the making

A collection of thousands, decades in the making

The Grimes Christmas display can once again be found at the Crook County Fairgrounds

A voice for her silent story

A voice for her silent story

A local author shares the story of the sunken battleship, U.S.S. Arizona, 75 years later

Cold snap, snow likely to stick around

Cold snap, snow likely to stick around

Cold air from Alaska mixing with warmer air off the Pacific Ocean make a potent, wintry mix in...

Donating a tree in loving memory

Donating a tree in loving memory

Family and friends of Carl Weaver create a Hospice Christmas Auction tree, Winter's Rustic Charm,...

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Prineville's Latest News

December 09, 2016

Interest in filling commissioner vacancy continues to draw…

by Jason Chaney
Pete Sharp and Walt Wagner have joined Jason Carr and Jodie Fleck in publicly announcing desire for the government job
December 09, 2016

Homeless student population growing

by Jason Chaney
Local numbers going up due in part to improvement in identifying homeless kids
December 06, 2016

Pool feasibility study coming soon

by Jason Chaney
Parks and Rec leaders and citizen-led pool committee continuing efforts into this winter


December 06, 2016

CCHS, CCMS feature full holiday performance slate

by Holly Scholz
Middle and high school students to perform a seasonal play and two musical concerts
December 02, 2016

City requests study on IronHorse property

by Jason Chaney
Environmental inspection part of due diligence on land city hopes to purchase
CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Hardy Myers
December 02, 2016

Former Oregon Attorney General Hardy Myers passes away

by Jason Chaney
CCHS graduate served in Oregon Legislature and was named Speaker of the House during long political career
December 02, 2016

A partnership for better holidays

by Jason Chaney
Local businesses and groups have joined Holiday Partnership to help provide gifts, food and clothing to those less fortunate
December 02, 2016

CCPRD accepting donations for new Gervais Park sign

by Jason Chaney
Sign created by Bret Agee for $1,000 expected to be installed within the next week
December 02, 2016

Candlelight vigil honoring victims of impaired driving

by Jason Chaney
Wednesday event at Pioneer Park will include speakers, jazz choir performance and moment of silence
November 29, 2016

Crooked River redband trout numbers lowest on record

by Jason Chaney
Population drops from 1,383 fish per kilometer in 2015 to just 185 per kilometer in 2016

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Nov 29, 2016

McLane to focus on jobs, budget, government reform

by Jason Chaney
Will introduce bills to help businesses with infrastructure costs as well as legislation to improve elections transparency
BRIN MCATEE-ROSENAU - Four-year-old Ellie Kraus shows off the biggest item they sell, the three-pound box of assorted chocolates, priced at $58.50.
Nov 29, 2016

Kiwanis keeping with the spirit of giving

by Brin McAtee-Rosenau
Prineville club is once again hosting its See's Candy Sale through Dec. 24
HOLLY SCHOLZ - Linda Pifer, a volunteer with Pregnancy Resource Center, in Prineville, folds baby clothes at the facility\s Baby Boutique, which provides baby clothing and items for their clients.
Nov 29, 2016

Baby Shower for Jesus fundraiser planned Saturday

by Holly Scholz
Pregnancy Resource Center event includes brunch and 'Portrayal of Mary's Life' theatrical performance
Nov 25, 2016

Celebrating a silver anniversary

by Jason Chaney
The Hospice Christmas Auction returns to the Crook County Fairgrounds indoor arena next weekend
Nov 25, 2016

Population study shows local growth

by Jason Chaney
Crook County is second fastest growing county, and Prineville gains 260 residents during the past year
PHOTO COURTESY OF OREGON STATE POLICE - The driver of the red Dodge Neon was killed after being t-boned by the black SUV.
Nov 22, 2016

Prineville man killed in crash near O'Neil Highway

by Jason Chaney
Stephen Poole, of Prineville, pronounced dead at the scene of the accident
PHOTO COURTESY OF CROOK COUNTY FIRE AND RESCUE - Firefighters help rescue two cats from the fire and treat them for smoke inhalation.
Nov 22, 2016

House fire erupts in crawl space

by Jason Chaney
Nobody injured in blaze that was started by home's forced air heating system
Nov 22, 2016

Political unrest shows up at two local schools

by Holly Scholz
School principals use the national political scene as an opportunity to teach about democracy as well as conflict resolution
Nov 22, 2016

Jail plans move forward with invitation to bid

by Jason Chaney
Design, planning work to take place until next fall when construction work will likely begin
JASON CHANEY - Jeanne Jensen, Prineville's Operation Christmas Child Relay Center Coordinator, hands Sandy Kerbow, an outreach volunteer with Calvary Chapel, shoeboxes that people have donated during the week.
Nov 22, 2016

Changing lives on shoebox at a time

by Jason Chaney
Local churches and organizations join Operation Christmas Child effort to send gifts overseas to impoverished children