Central Oregonian News


Crooked River Roundup sees huge increase in entries

June 23, 2017 Central Oregonian - Sports Lon Austin
The rodeo kicks off with slack Friday morning beginning at 11 a.m., continues through Sunday afternoon

Cascade East swim season starts tonight in Prineville

June 23, 2017 Central Oregonian - Sports Lon Austin
Prineville Swim Team will host eight-team meet beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday night with the meet continuing through Sunday

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Don't miss all of the Crooked River Roundup Week fun

June 20, 2017 Central Oregonian - Opinion Central Oregonian
Crooked River Roundup Week is filled with activities of all kinds to enjoy and people should take time to participate

Upgrading the Crook County budget

June 06, 2017 Central Oregonian - Opinion Seth Crawford
New document will include narratives and other features to better explain the numbers


For the love of old Fords

June 23, 2017 Central Oregonian - Features Holly Scholz
Sam Farring, a retired Powell Butte mechanic, gets a 100-year-old Model T Roadster running again

Launching the Roundup with a party

June 23, 2017 Central Oregonian - Features Jason Chaney
Cattle drive and Stampede Street Party get the Crooked River Roundup festivities started Wednesday evening
  • Back in Time

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Tenth Annual Rockhound Pow Wow expected to bring 20,000 to Crook County Fairgrounds 50 years ago
  • Café Libelle offers a European flair

    Central Oregonian - Features
    The eatery is open five days a week for lunch, pastries and coffee inside of Home Beautiful Oregon
  • 8-Hour Mega Sale is Tuesday, June 27

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Stahancyk, Kent & Hook to host Prineville Perk this Friday at 8 a.m. during Crooked River Roundup Week
  • Eyes on the prize

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Four local elementary students win Oregon State Elks Eye Injury Prevention Poster Contest, earn money
  • A feast fit for a father

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Meadow Lakes Restaurant prepares for its annual Father's Day Brunch, planned for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, June 18
  • Rockhound Pow Wow opens

    Central Oregonian - Features
    The Prineville Rockhound Pow Wow annual jewelry, gem and mineral show continues at the Crook County Fairgrounds through Sunday, June 18
  • CCHS Class of 2017

    Central Oregonian - Features
    189 students walk in the Crook County High School graduation ceremony held at the indoor arena Friday evening
  • Back in Time

    Central Oregonian - Features
    1917: Prineville celebrates Flag Day with music and the raising of the flag on the new flag pole at Third and Main
  • Showcasing the Power of Prineville

    Central Oregonian - Features
    The Prineville/Crook County Economic Development Annual Luncheon focuses on the various sources of electricity that local businesses utilize
  • Ochoco Grade School Nostalgia Sale set for Friday and Saturday

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Father's Day Weekend Fly-In/Drive-In Pancake Breakfast set for this Saturday at the Prineville Airport
  • Combining the woods and the classroom

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Powell Butte Community Charter School concludes the forestry storyline with a community celebration
  • Windy Acres welcomes visitors to Family Dairy Day

    Central Oregonian - Features
    The Sunday, June 18 event will educate the public about healthy local food
  • Walking in uniform

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Wyatt Piper graduated early from CCHS, joined the Marines and will wear his military uniform during the graduation ceremony Friday
  • Back in Time

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Roadbed for the Prineville railroad reaching the city 100 years ago
  • Restoring classics

    Central Oregonian - Features
    City Garage opens in Prineville, specializing in rebuilding vintage automobiles
  • Getting ready for the rodeo

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Kiwanis Club of Prineville hosting the 18th Annual Golf Fore Kids tournament this weekend
  • Building Guitars with STEAM

    Central Oregonian - Features
    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

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Ochoco Christian Conference Center opens at the former Mount Bachelor Academy campus
  • Memorial Day celebration

    Central Oregonian - Features
    The local VFW organized the annual Memorial Day Parade to honor veterans
  • Back in Time

    Central Oregonian - Features
    1917: Locals observed Decoration Day with a procession through town
  • The Hub moves across town

    Central Oregonian - Features
    The family-owned shop is a place for people to connect over coffee
  • Benefit BBQ and Car Show at Ericksons Thriftway Saturday

    Central Oregonian - Features
    The Kiwanis 18th Annual Golf Fore Kids will be held on Saturday, June 10
  • Top teen chefs

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Three CCHS Culinary Arts students earn a first-place trophy in a regional competition
  • Mr. Pimentel's legacy of kindness

    Central Oregonian - Features
    Jerry Pimentel initiates a Random Acts of Kindness Project through the Lions Club

Sustainable Life

Business coalition forms to push for carbon pricing in Oregon

June 22, 2017 Steve Law
New group says it's not sure yet whether to pursue a carbon tax or a market-based cap and trade system

Columbia Slough clean-up slated

June 21, 2017 Steve Law
Volunteers sought to paddle around the Northeast Portland wetlands to help beautify the area; no canoe needed

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