Crook County, OR

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County facing historic level drought

Drought could rival what the Crook County/Prineville community faced in 1991-1992. Crook County may have finally gotten some much-needed rain during the past couple weeks, but it comes nowhere close to fixing the severe drought facing the community. The county is facing a drought that could rival the one that...
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Dedicating local art and history

A dedication ceremony for the War Paint sculpture that will grace the Tom McCall/Highway 126 roundabout scheduled for Thursday. After spending nearly eight months prominently displayed alongside Prineville City Hall, the War Paint sculpture that will eventually occupy the Tom McCall/Highway 126 roundabout is getting a dedication ceremony. The sculpture...
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CC drops a pair against tough squads

Crook County High School Cowgirls hope for better luck in the IMC tournament this week. It was a tough week for the Crook County Cowgirls basketball squad. The Cowgirls played probably their best games of the year, and still came away with a 1-2 record. The Cowgirls played the regular...
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Settlement reached on forest service project

Forest Service sued by conservation groups opposing Black Mountain Project. U.S. Forest Service has reached an undisclosed settlement with two conservation organizations regarding a project on Ochoco National Forest. According to a Central Oregon LandWatch and Oregon Wild news release, the settlement of lawsuit challenging the Black Mountain project was...
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Business leaders needed for STEM internships

Businesses in Central Oregon have an opportunity to work with youth from computer science classes in local high schools in an internship setting. Businesses in Central Oregon have an opportunity to work with youth from computer science classes in local high schools in an internship setting. Crook County High School...
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Three car accidnet results in minor injuries

One woman awas treated and released and one man was later lodged in jail for failure to perform duties of a driver. Three vehicles were involved in an accident at the intersection of Ochoco Highway 26 and Barnes Road Wednesday evening. The Crook County Sheriff's Office responded to the accident...
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The Big Playback 6/18: Redmond-Ridgeview, Crook County

NewsChannel 21's Max Goldwasser brings you the best moments from another cross-town tilt, this time between both the boys' and girls' teams from Redmond and Ridgeview. Also, Crook County finishes a perfect 14-0 on the season so solidify their spot as one of the best teams in Central Oregon history.
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Share Your Bounty is back this summer

Crook County On The Move sponsors the program that encourages backyard gardeners and local farmers to share their excess production. Do you like those brain teasers where you search for a repeated item hidden within an illustration?. It seems that during the past holiday season, we could spend no small...
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Redmond upsets Crook County on the mat, 36-33

Cowboys look to regroup heading into regionals; expect strong JV program will help. The Redmond Panthers upset the Crook County Cowboys in an Intermountain Conference dual meet on Wednesday as the Panthers eked out a 36-33 victory at the match held in Redmond. It was the first time since 2011...
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Cowboys continue to dominate the hardwood

Second-place Redmond no match for undefeated Crook County High School Cowboys. The Crook County boys basketball team is by far the class of the Intermountain Conference and likely among the best of any 5A team in the state. The Cowboys pushed their season record to 12-0 with a trio of...
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Very active fire season feared

Low snowpack, lack of spring rain makes Central Oregon region ripe for wildfires this summer. Severe drought conditions and warmer and drier-than-normal weather is expected to bring the Central Oregon area a potentially busy wildfire season. The National Significant Wildland Fire Potential Outlook reports that "significant fire potential is expected...
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CCHS cadet academic team to compete at nationals

Out of 400 teams from throughout the country, the Crook County NJROTC program will be sending a team of four members to a national academic competition in July. Out of 400 teams from throughout the country, the Crook County NJROTC (Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps) program will be sending a team of four members to a national academic competition in July.
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It sure is great to cover actual events again this summer

We happily welcome the hustle and bustle more than ever as we enter the summer of 2021. It is shaping up to be another busy summer here at the community newspaper. Like most years, activity in Crook County starts picking up steam around the time of high school graduation and doesn't really let up until Labor Day Weekend when the last hurrah of summer events closes out the season.