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Prineville, Oregon is located in Crook County. Zip codes in Prineville, OR include 97754. The median home price in Prineville is $199,000 which is roughly $106/per square foot. More Prineville information.

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Yesterday | Local TV Station KTVZ

Dog-bite protocols differ in C. Oregon

Numerous bites and an injured arm. That's the aftermath for 6-year-old Kaylee from Prineville after a dog attacked her.

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Wednesday | Local TV Station KTVZ

C.O. public lands impose campfire restrictions

With hot and dry conditions expected to continue and fire suppression resources already responding to numerous wildfires around Central Oregon, the Prineville District Bureau of Land Management, the Deschutes National Forest and the Ochoco National Forest, including the Crooked River National Grassland, are implementing campfire restrictions.

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Wednesday | Beaverton Valley Times

Smoked Out - Wednesday, 23 July 2014 01:00

Sweeping prairie views vanished in a smoky haze. Ash fell like snow in 90-degree weather.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Oregon firefighters chase new lightning fires

Many of the new fire reports came from the same areas around Prineville and in the Ochoco National Forest that were hard hit in the last lightning storm, said the Central Oregon Interagency Dispatch Center.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

Wildfire travel woes ease in Mitchell area

The Waterman Complex Fire closed Highway 26 East of Prineville to Mitchell for several days, but Tuesday it's now open again for residents, but in limited fashion.

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KATU-TV Portland

Traffic allowed on Hwy 26 after week-long closure due to wildfire

An 18-mile stretch of highway closed by a wildfire July 15 opened to one-way traffic with a pilot car July 22. State transportation officials closed US Highway 26 east of Prineville due to the Waterman Complex of fires .

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KBND-AM Bend

Waterman Fire Compex Tuesday Update, Community Meeting tonight at 7 at Bowman Museum in Prineville

Effective 0800hrs July 22, 2014, Crook County Emergency Management in conjunction with the Waterman Complex Fire Management Team in Mitchell, OR is reducing the Level 2 Advisory to a Level 1 Advisory.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

New joint fire mgmt. center in Prineville

The Central Oregon District of the Oregon Department of Forestry, the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, and the Central Oregon Fire Management Service said late Sunday they have opened a Multi-Agency Coordination Center in Prineville in response to the numerous wildfires currently burning in the area.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

Sunday fires update from Central Oregon Dispatch

Here's the latest roundup of fire information, issued at 10:30 a.m. Sunday by the Central Oregon Interagency Dispatch Center in Prineville.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Bailey Butte Fire burnout delayed; Hwy. 26 won't open

Burning stumps near the Ochoco Divide Campground sign make clear the dangers of the Bailey Butte Fire, part of the Waterman Complex between Prineville and Mitchell Adverse winds prevented completion of the planned burnout operations to secure the existing fire lines along the Forest Road 2630 to Highway 26. The limited reopening of the highway will ... (more)

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OregonLive.com

Smith Rock State Park, seven great hikes in one of 7 Wonders of Oregon (with neighbors); photos

Here are seven wonderful hikes in Smith Rock State Park and the surrounding high desert/river ecosystems of central Oregon, in Deschutes, Jefferson and Crook counties.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Navajo Times

More evacuations advised as Oregon wildfires grow

Authorities said the Bridge 99 fire in the Cascade Range 20 miles north of Sisters tripled in size and threatened rural homes along the Metolius River from Allen Springs Campground to Lake Billy Chinook.

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Bend Bulletin

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The Waterman Complex Fire burns Wednesday near the Ochoco Summit on U.S. Highway 26 northeast of Prineville.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

OregonLive.com

Former police chief sues Prineville over firing

A lawsuit contends that the National Guard officer who was fired from his position as Prineville's police chief this week lost his job because he accepted an assignment to train troops in South Korea.

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KVAL-TV Eugene

Evacuations ordered as fires burn out of control in Oregon

People in Central Oregon face evacuation notices as wildfires rage out of control across Oregon.

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KBND-AM Bend

Officials: Evacuate

The Sheriff's Office is issuing a Level 3 fire evacuation notice to all residents in the Marks Creek Area.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Central Oregon crews tackling eight wildfires

Another hot day - with more heat and wind on the way - kept testing a growing army of Central Oregon firefighters Wednesday, as several new fires drew attention while the one near Camp Sherman grew to 400 acres and a separate one nearby expanded to 150 acres.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Cycling News

Wild fires force changes to Cascade Classic route

Wildfires in Central Oregon have forced organizers of the Cascade Cycling Classic to scrap plans for a brand-new stage 1 course and come up with an alternate route for Wednesday's race.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

3,400 lightning strikes on High Desert; fires erupt

Thunderstorms rolled north through Central Oregon Sunday afternoon, accompanied by 3,400 lightning strikes that had crews scrambling to hit dozens of new, mostly small fires across the region -- some threatening homes on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

'CAST for Kids' in Prineville

Children with a wide range of disabilities had a chance to real in a good time Sunday at Prineville Reservoir The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies.

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