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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 $205,000 which is roughly $102/per square foot. More Prineville information.

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Wednesday Jul 9 | Lake County Examiner Online

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Jack Graham, a junior at Lakeview High School, recently qualified for the Oregon National High School Rodeo team and will compete at the 66th annual National High School Finals Rodeo in Rock Springs, Wyo., July 13-19.Graham, who also plays for the LHS varsity baseball team, qualified for the tie down roping and cutting competitions during the ... (more)

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KBND-AM Bend

Fundraising Challenge is Met so Redmond's Sam Johnson Park Will See Dramatic Improvements

They had to extend the deadline to meet that challenge, but meet it they did by their deadline of July 1st.

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Bend Bulletin

Survivors of the South Canyon Fire reflect 20 years later

Published Jul 5, 2014 at 12:01AM / Updated Jul 7, 2014 at 11:11AM A crew devastated: When 9 Prineville Hotshots were killed in the South Canyon Fire in Colorado, the remaining 11 coped with the pain, went back to work or moved on The Prineville Hotshots visited Crater Lake National Park on a day off from firefighting on July 4, 1994 - just two days ... (more)

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

KKTV

14 fallen firefighters remembered at Storm King

Relatives and friends of the 14 firefighters who were killed when a wildfire trapped them on Storm King mountain in western Colorado 20 years ago returned to the site of the tragedy Sunday to remember their loved ones.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

OregonLive.com

Abert Rim, more desert peaks invite wandering in Oregon's outback of Lake, Harney counties

Oregon's outback, the great expanse of high desert that sweeps across parts of six southeast counties, has more to offer than the more-famous Steens Mountain, Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, Hart Mountain and the Owyhee River.

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Bend Bulletin

Storm King Fire: Fatal in four hours

Published Jul 4, 2014 at 12:01AM / Updated Jul 5, 2014 at 07:19PM Deadly in minutes: 14 firefighters - including 9 Prineville Hotshots - could not escape when a change in weather turned a modest Colorado wildfire into a fast-moving inferno Twenty years ago an elite group of firefighters from Prineville went to Colorado to fight just one of many ... (more)

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Eight more lightning-sparked fires caught small

Central Oregon firefighters found and doused eight more small lightning-sparked fires Thursday, bringing the two-day total to 29 after a double-barreled shot of thunderstorms rumbled through, hitting the region with more than 3,000 lightning strikes.

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The Oregonian

Remembering Storm King Mountain: Prineville Hotshot Alex Robertson carries on legacy of comrades killed in 1994 wildfire

Sunday is the 20th anniversary of the July 6, 1994, firefighting disaster on Storm King Mountain in Colorado that claimed the lives of nine Prineville Hotshots, three smokejumpers and two helitak firefighters.

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The Oregonian

Prineville Hotshots: Revisiting the 1994 wildfire tragedy that claimed 14 lives on Storm King Mountain

Dry lightning struck. An observer reported a small smoke plume curling into the sky at 10 a.m. on July 3, 1994.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Unexpected float at Prineville Parade

A totaled car on a flatbed trailer caught the eyes and hearts of attendees of the Crooked River Roundup Parade The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Navajo Times

It's rarely jail time in Oregon's Crook County

So, inmates in the small Central Oregon county being held for trial are released quickly, and even inmates convicted and sentenced can catch a break.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

WKRN

2 teens sustain life-threatening injuries after car flips

According to police, Dean Adornato, 19, struck a rock ditch before his vehicle overturned twice before coming to a rest on Little River Church Road.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Alabama Live

Flaming Mustang in Today in Pictures

Firefighters Lt. David Jernigan and Jason Tate put out a car fire during a training exercise in Panama City, Fla.

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NBC12

Thief steals Model A from churchgoer, crashes it

Central Oregon authorities say a 79-year-old man took a 1930 Ford Model A coupe to church on Sunday to show it off.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

KGW-TV Portland

Mom says daughter lives on through organ donation

Now, a West Linn mom is encouraging others to do what her daughter did: donate organs to help save the lives of others.

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The Oregonian

Suspect arrested after allegedly stealing, crashing vintage Ford coupe near Prineville

A 1930 Ford Model "A" coupe was towed from the river after a man who allegedly stole the vehicle crashed it into Crooked River.

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Prineville man arrested in sex-assault case

A 32-year-old Prineville man was arrested Thursday night on charges he lured a female acquaintance to an unoccupied home and sexually assaulted her, police said.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

Prineville man charged in Duii Atv crash

A Prineville man was arrested on DUII and other charges after the ATV he was driving crashed into a tree in the Maury Mountains Friday night, sending a Bend man to the hospital by helicopter, Crook County sheriff's deputies said.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

The Oregonian

Readers recall perilous drives, childhood excitement during 1964 Christmas flood: Clackamas County comments

Even memories of scary events can be tinged with the excitement of childhood. The 1964 Christmas flood wreaked damage on the Pacific Northwest from northern California to about Seattle, but not all the memories are bad for those who lived through it.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Truck hits RR bridge, 4 calves die: Is there a fix?

The drivers of tall trucks on occasion have misjudged the height and struck the railroad overpass on Brosterhous Road in southeast Bend, causing damage and traffic headaches - but Tuesday's crash was worse, as it involved a truck carrying 76 cattle, four of which were killed, authorities said.

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Severe Weather Statement for Crook County was issued at July 13 at 5:59PM PDT

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