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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 $215,000. More Prineville information.

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Wednesday | Local TV Station KTVZ

Lines hold on lightning-sparked fire in Maury Mtns.

Firefighters on the Ferguson Springs Fire, about nine miles southeast of Prineville Reservoir, are mopping up and holding the bulldozer lines around the 48-acre fire that broke out two days ago, officials said Wednesday.

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Wednesday | Bike Portland

Spate of collisions across state, region highlight passing dangers

There have been four rear-end collisions involving a bicycle rider in the past week.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Prineville police Capt. Michael Boyd retires

There is another change in the ranks of the Prineville Police Department, as Capt.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

2 cougar cubs killed; Prineville neighbors on alert

Not one, but two cougar cubs -- apparently malnourished and hunting for food -- were roaming a southeast Prineville neighborhood on Sunday.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

Pole Creek Fire still zero-percent contained

More heavy winds pushed the day-old Pole Creek Fire southwest of Sisters to 4,300 acres on Monday, officials said late in the day - but fortunately, winds were pushing the fire into the Three Sisters Wilderness, not toward populated areas.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Ore. DOJ: No criminal charges against Eric Bush

An Oregon Department of Justice investigation found insufficient evidence to bring criminal charges against fired Prineville police chief Eric Bush regarding allegations of improper use of "flex time," city office equipment or travel reimbursements, Crook County District Attorney Daina Vitolins reported Monday.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

Muskrat Fire contained; storms bring new threats

Great progress has been made on the nearly 2-week-old Muskrat Fire northwest of Cultus Lake, now fully contained -- just as new thunderstorms pepper the region with 2,500 lightning strikes, prompting a close watch for new fire starts.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Alcohol, speed factors in 2 Crook Co. crashes

Alcohol and speed were factors in a pair of injury crashes late Saturday and early Sunday in Crook County, sheriff's deputies said.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Prineville driver hurt, cited in O'Neil Hwy. crash

A 52-year-old Prineville woman was taken to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries and cited for drunk driving after a crash Friday evening on NW O'Neil Highway, said Crook County sheriff's deputies.

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The Courier Mailer

Intel's tax break: Compare it to other Oregon tech deals

Intel's 30-year property tax exemption, potentially worth $2 billion to the company , is almost certainly the largest deal of its kind in Oregon history.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

C.O. wildfire danger still high, officials warn

Few reports have come in for new Central Oregon fire starts over the past day or so, thanks to the rain that accompanied recent thunderstorms.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Prineville man injured in O'Neil Hwy. crash

A 20-year-old Prineville man was flown to St. Charles Bend with life-threatening injuries late Wednesday afternoon after crashing his car off NW O'Neil Highway when he apparently reached to turn the radio down, Crook County sheriff's deputies said.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

OSP identifies injured Hwy. 126 bicyclist

A 53-year-old Ontario, Canada man was flown to Bend hospital with injuries after his bicycle was struck from behind by a pickup truck on Hwy.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Boy, 10, bitten by rattlesnake at Prineville Reservoir

A 10-year old Prineville-area boy is lucky to be alive after he was bitten by a rattlesnake at the Prineville Reservoir over the weekend.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

Former Deschutes sheriff Stiles new Prineville interim chief

Former Deschutes County sheriff Les Stiles is taking the interim reins as Prineville police chief in the wake of Eric Bush's dismissal Former Deschutes County Sheriff Les Stiles was sworn in Monday as Prineville's interim police chief, in the wake of Eric Bush's dismissal and his subsequent lawsuit against the city alleging wrongful termination.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Bend Bulletin

Evacuation warnings still up at Cultus Lake

The Muskrat Fire sends light smoke aloft this morning in the woods across Cultus Lake from the Cultus Lake Resort.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Navajo Times

Sculpture honors African-American cowboy

As he's gotten older, the Tumalo artist has learned instead the importance of taking the right job.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

OregonLive.com

Michael Cerbone replaces Dick Reynolds as Cornelius Community Development Director

Reynolds, who announced his retirement in June, had worked for the city since 1999.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

Grant County wildfire grows as others caught

With the exception of the still-growing South Fork Complex near Dayville, several Central Oregon fires are being downgraded to lower-category incidents and management is being transferred back to local units, officials said Thursday.

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Beaverton Valley Times

Training for a nightmare - Thursday, 07 August 2014 01:00

Clad in bulletproof vests and utility belts packed with equipment and weaponry, Lake Oswego police officers armed with AR-15 rifles and Glocks moved through Lake Oswego High hallways two by two last week.

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