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Prineville's Latest Opinions

September 16, 2014

A benefit for pet owners and the community

by Central Oregonian
This Saturday, in an effort to improve animal control in Crook County, the Humane Society of the Ochocos is offering free microchipping at Pioneer Park for the first 600 animals brought to them…
September 16, 2014

Mitchell sets a good example with firefighter recognition

by Central Oregonian
Last month, the Wheeler County Sheriff’s Office and other community leaders went out of their way to recognize the efforts of Mitchell’s volunteer fire department. When fires erupted near the…
September 09, 2014

Disasters can strike at any time so prepare for the worst

by Central Oregonian
If past events have taught us anything, bad things can happen when you least expect them and the better you prepare, the more likely you are to endure them with as little harm done as possible.…
September 02, 2014

CCSD, listen carefully; public, be reasonable

by Central Oregonian
The walls of Barnes Butte Elementary School are finally going up and by this time next year, hundreds of kids will be preparing to walk through its doors. Who those kids will be is anyone’s…
August 26, 2014

Law change is good, but all are responsible for dog safety

by Central Oregonian
Last month, when a 6-year-old Bend girl was unexpectedly attacked by a lab-pit bull mix at Ochoco Reservoir, local authorities could not impound the animal. Bound by following state statute,…
August 19, 2014

Public input crucial to future courthouse and jail plans

by Central Oregonian
When news first emerged that the St. Charles Health Systems would build a new hospital in Prineville, it set off a domino effect. In anticipation of the Pioneer Memorial Hospital building being…
August 12, 2014

Hire of interim police chief is a smart move

by Central Oregonian
The saga of the Prineville Police Department took a left turn Monday with the surprising — to your local newspaper anyway — swearing in of a new interim chief. The city gave no public hint that…
August 05, 2014

Release of Bush details good for city, its citizens

by Central Oregonian
Release of Bush details good for city, its citizens The community has been clamoring for it for months — details of why former Police Chief Eric Bush was on paid administrative leave since…
July 29, 2014

Collaborative firefighting effort is commendable

by Central Oregonian
Throughout the past couple weeks — as the Crook County area was ravaged with fires like much of Oregon — signs have popped up in town thanking the firefighters for their efforts. Homes and…
July 22, 2014

Citizens lose if details in Bush case undisclosed

by Tony Ahern
A community hungry to learn the facts behind the 10-month leave and subsequent firing of former Prineville Police Chief Eric Bush was last week provided a taste. And it took a lawsuit. Bush has…

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