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  1. Fast-moving wildfire threatens homes SE of PrinevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A fast-moving wildfire broke out late Wednesday afternoon on the rimrock southeast of Prineville, threatening several homes in the area before firefighters could get a handle on it, officials said. The fire was reported around 4:30 p.m. in the area of Combs Flat Road and the Paulina Highway, just outside the city limits, said Chief Matt Smith of Crook County Fire and Rescue.

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  2. Prineville bridge replacement to shift traffic for 3 weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Prineville drivers will face a closure of Combs Flat Road from U.S. Highway 26 to Southeast Second Street, starting Saturday for a three-week, accelerated replacement of the Ochoco Creek Bridge, ODOT said Wednesday. Carter & Company, Inc., under contract with the Oregon Department of Transportation, is working to replace the Ochoco Creek Bridge on Oregon Highway 380/Northeast Combs Flat Road between Mason Drive and Mountain View Drive on the east end of Prineville.

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  3. Crook Co. invites public to hear jail improvement effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Monday, the Crook County Sheriff is hosting the first of seven public meetings to lay out his case for voters to back a bond measure that will pay for a new jail. Sheriff John Gautney says there are nearly a hundred people on a list waiting to serve their jail sentence but overcrowding is causing a delay.

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  4. Two prescribed burns planned for OchocosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Fire managers on the Ochoco National Forest plan to take advantage of recent precipitation to ignite two prescribed burns next week. Recent moisture coupled with cooler temperatures has created an opportunity to achieve a beneficial, low intensity burn within two planned burn units.

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  5. OSU Cascade students kick off new fall termRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    It was a historical day as the fall term kicked off on Wednesday in a brand new 10-acre OSU Cascades campus in Bend. The university telling NewsChannel 21 they want students to use all of the transportation options to help decreases the traffic impacts on the west side of Bend.

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  6. Campfire, smoking limits being lifted on C.O. public landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    With consistently cooler nights, reduced fire activity around the Northwest and fewer human-caused wildfires of late, fire restrictions are being eased on public lands around the High Desert. The Prineville District of the Bureau of Land Management, the Deschutes and Ochoco national forests and the Crooked River National Grassland are lifting campfire and smoking restrictions effective 12:01 a.m. Friday on federal lands in Central Oregon, officials said Wednesday.

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  7. Prineville man arrested on two-dozen rape, abuse countsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A 63-year-old Prineville registered sex offender was arrested Saturday on two-dozen counts of rape, sex abuse and related offenses after two Prineville residents came forward and disclosed several years of abuse, police said Monday. Frank Villastrigo Jr. made his initial appearance Monday afternoon in Crook County Circuit Court, where his initial $9.25 million bail was reduced to $500,000.

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  8. Prineville considers ordinance to ban some from parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Causing trouble at Prineville parks could get you banned for up to six months as the City Council has moved a step closer to passing a park exclusion ordinance. The Bulletin of Bend reports that the City Council on Tuesday approved a first reading of the ordinance, which would allow some people to be banned from the park if they repeatedly break rules or laws and when their behavior is disruptive.

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  9. Death investigation: Body found in car on Ochoco Natl. ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Crook County authorities and other agencies are investigating the death of a person whose body was found in a vehicle late Tuesday afternoon on the Ochoco National Forest about 30 miles east of Prineville. "At about 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, deputies from the Crook County Sheriff's Office and Oregon State Police were dispatched to a report of a person slumped over in a vehicle along Forest Service Road 22 in the Ochoco National Forest a short distance from the intersection with Forest Service Road 42 .

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  10. Ochoco National Forest begins McKay Creek restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Ochoco National Forest is start construction on a 12-acre stretch of McKay Creek this week, and for fisheries biologist Jennifer Mickelson, this project is her baby. "This has been a long time coming and we are excited to see work happening on the ground," Mickelson said Monday.

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  11. Rape charges dismissed after Prineville victim recantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Prosecutors are dropping rape and kidnapping charges against two Oregon men after an alleged victim said the attack never occurred. Two 17-year-old girls from Prineville told police last year they were drugged and raped after being kidnapped at a Redmond store and driven to a residence in Christmas Valley.

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  12. Prineville man arrested on rape, abuse chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A 33-year-old Prineville man was arrested Thursday on more than a dozen rape and related counts, accused of sexually abusing a young female over the past few years, police said Friday. The Prineville Police Department began a sexual assault investigation in June involving a young female victim, said Capt.

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  13. Ochoco NF plans thousands of acres of prescribed burnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Fuel conditions on the Ochoco National Forest are currently very dry, but as temperatures moderate and more precipitation arrives this fall, fire managers will look for opportunities to complete two large prescribed burns and several smaller ones to reduce hazardous fuels and improve forest health. Any decision to move forward with prescribed burn plans will depend on appropriate weather conditions and fuel moisture, as well as adequate staffing and public notifications.

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  14. Country music fun in PrinevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    NewsChannel 21 photojournalist Steve Kaufmann gives us a toe-tapping sneak peek at this weekend's Central Oregon Country Music Gathering at the Crook County Fairgrounds in Prineville.

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  15. Juniper Canyon home burns; 50 puppies, dogs rescuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A home in Juniper Canyon southeast of Prineville was heavily damaged by a fire Friday afternoon and two people suffered smoke inhalation, but about 50 dogs and puppies at a breeding kennel on the property were rescued unharmed, Crook County sheriff's deputies said. Crook County Fire and Rescue crews, as well as BLM firefighters and sheriff's deputies, were dispatched shortly after 3 p.m. to the 12800 block of Southeast Juniper Loop on a reported structure fire, said sheriff's Sgt.

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  16. Another step for a flying carRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    NewsChannel 21 photojournalist Steve Kaufmann brings us an update and a look at the road test by a Prineville company designing and building a "flying car."

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  17. Crime Stoppers: Prineville excavator stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

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  18. Prineville residents get creative trying to deter deerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Residents of a central Oregon city are trying out new techniques to keep deer out of their yards after local officials decided not to fine people for feeding the animals. Prineville residents are using streamers, balloons, pinwheels and CDs hanging from trees to scare off the city's abundant deer.

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  19. Crook County wildfire traced to kids with a lighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A 13-acre brushfire that threatened several homes and forced evacuations northwest of Prineville late Tuesday afternoon was traced to two juveniles playing with a lighter, Crook County sheriff's deputies said. The sheriff's office, Crook County Fire and Rescue, Prineville police and firefighters with the BLM and Oregon Department of Forestry responded shortly before 5 p.m. to the reported brushfire on Northwest Panorama View, said sheriff's Sgt.

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  20. Campfire restrictions begin Friday on C.O. public landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    With hot and dry conditions expected to continue, increasing numbers of wildfires around the Northwest, and fire suppression resources already responding to a high number of human-caused 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. Effective 12:01 a.m. Friday, open fires, including charcoal fires and portable campfires, will be prohibited, except in the following designated campgrounds: Prineville BLM: Big Bend, Castle Rock, Still Water, Lone Pine, Palisades, Chimney Rock, Cobble Rock, Post Pile, and Poison Butte.

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