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  1. Facebook seeks community grant requestsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Facebook Prineville Data Center has announced the opening of the next funding cycle of its Community Action Grants Program in Crook County. Over $100,000 in cash grants is available to qualifying nonprofit organizations and certain public organizations for short-term, impactful projects in Crook County that address critical community needs, improve education and promote local economic development.

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  2. Truckers' parade set to honor log truck crash victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A procession of dozens of log trucks and other rigs will head north from Redmond next Saturday, parading to a celebration of life event in Prineville for a Redmond log truck driver killed in a recent crash on the Ochoco National Forest east of Prineville.

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  3. Redmond man dies in firewood-cutting accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A 76-year-old Redmond man cutting firewood on the Ochoco National Forest east of Prineville was killed Thursday afternoon when a blown-down tree he was cutting limbs off rolled on top of him, Crook County sheriff's deputies said. Deputies and Crook County Fire and Rescue were dispatched shortly after 1 p.m. to the reported woodcutter accident about two miles north of Forest Road 42 on the 200 Spur Road, near Big Summit Prairie, said Undersheriff John Gautney.

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  4. Local Alert Weather, Thu. EveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A 76-year-old Redmond man cutting firewood on the Ochoco National Forest east of Prineville was killed Thursday afternoon when a blown-down tree he was cutting limbs off rolled on top of him, Crook County sheriff's deputies said.

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  5. Redmond man killed in Ochoco NF log truck crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A Redmond log truck driver was killed early Wednesday when his rig left a spur road and crashed into a ravine on the Ochoco National Forest east of Prineville, dumping its load of logs onto the truck, Crook County sheriff's deputies said. Deputies and Crook County Fire and Rescue medics were dispatched around 3:30 a.m. to a spur road off Northeast Duncan Creek Road, near the Ochoco Ranger Station, said Sgt.

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  6. Truck driver cited after crash on Prineville gradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A truck driver was cited Tuesday after an investigation into a minor-injury rollover truck crash on Highway 126 west of Prineville that tied up traffic for hours, Oregon State Police said. According to Sergeant Keith Taylor, shortly before 2 p.m., a Kenworth truck pulling a semi-trailer loaded with mint root stems driven by J. Monroe DeHaven, 34, of Sandy, was eastbound on Highway 126 near milepost 17. While negotiating a downhill right curve the load shifted and the trailer and truck overturned onto their side, spilling the load and also leading to about 50 gallons of diesel spilling onto the highway.

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  7. Prineville boy home from brain surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Stryder Doescher is a name you might recognize by now. We have followed the 6-year-old on his journey as he has battled seizures and other health problems all his life.

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  8. Prineville boy returns home from brain surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Stryder Doescher is a 6-year-old boy from Prineville who has been battling seizures and other health problems his whole life.

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  9. Two drivers hit black cows on Highway 26ERead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Two cars struck black cows on Highway 26E about 50 miles east of Prineville late Sunday and early Monday, killing the cows, but the drivers and passengers escaped serious injury, Crook County sheriff's deputies said. The first driver was heading west on the Ochoco Highway near milepost 49 Sunday evening and saw a black-colored cow in the westbound lane, said sheriff's Deputy David Peery.

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  10. Ochoco NF finishes one burn; another next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Fire managers successfully completed the remaining 60 acres of the 180-acre Spears Meadow prescribed burn east of Prineville on Thursday. They will not ignite the planned 300-acre Squirrel Ridge prescribed burn this weekend, but will look for opportunities to start that prescribed burn early next week, officials said The Spears Meadow prescribed burn, located about 20 miles east of Prineville, was undertaken in order to remove seedlings that have encroached on the meadow and to promote understory grasses that benefit wildlife and livestock.

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  11. Prineville PD hunt for pickup thief who fired shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Prineville police said Thursday they are still looking for whoever stole a pickup truck near a downtown tavern Wednesday night and abandoned it near a grocery store - then fired a shot from a hunting rifle taken from inside the truck. Police and Crook County sheriff's deputies responded around 8:45 p.m. to reports of a shot fired in the area of the IGA Market at 930 N. Main Street, said Police Chief Les Stiles.

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  12. Attorney: Prineville to pay Eric Bush $666,7000Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The city of Prineville has agreed to pay fired police chief Eric Bush $666,700 - the maximum allowed by state law - to settle his $2.5 million lawsuit he filed over his dismissal earlier this year, his attorney said Thursday. "The city of Prineville has elected not to dispute Eric Bush's claims in court, and will instead pay him the maximum amount allowed by Oregon law," Bush's attorney, Roxanne Farra, said in a statement sent to the media, along with a copy of the signed judgement offer filed in Crook County Circuit Court.

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  13. Sisters pot dispensary issue on ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    "This is a big issue, a very big issue," said Sisters City Council President, McKibben Womack. A big issue that's coming to voters -- should Sisters amend the city code to allow medical marijuana dispensaries? "There's people are passionate on both sides, so we felt like we should take it to the voters and let them have a say.

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  14. Crook Co., Prineville check sex offender addressesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    With the cooperation of the Prineville Police Department and Crook County District Attorney, the Crook County Sheriff's Office and Prineville police recently completed their annual sex offender address verification effort. Officers attempted to physically verify the registration compliance of all sex Offenders known to reside in the city of Prineville, the county and within the city's Urban Growth Boundary, said sheriff's Sgt.

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  15. St. Charles Madras about to get major overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    St. Charles Madras has seen many changes over the years, but now they are about to undergo their biggest yet: a $16 million expansion that will add 26,000 square feet to the hospital. "It was built in 1967," Jeanie Gentry, CEO of St. Charles Madras and Prineville's Pioneer Memorial Hospital, said Friday.

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  16. C.O. rifle hunting season is off with a bangRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Starting Saturday, it's open season for rifle hunters in Central Oregon. To celebrate and educate, Search and Rescue personnel in multiple counties are manning hunting booths.

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  17. Brooks Resources receives national arts honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Wednesday night, at an awards gala in New York City's Central Park, Bend real estate developer Brooks Resources Corporation received an award from Americans for the Arts: "The BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America for 2014." The award recognizes only 10 companies in the United States for their exceptional commitment to the arts through grants, local partnerships, volunteer programs, matching gifts, sponsorships and board membership.

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  18. Major St. Charles Bend remodel set to beginRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Starting Monday, St. Charles Bend will undergo a major remodel that hospital officials say will extend the lifespan of the 39-year-old facility while improving privacy and comfort for patients, families and caregivers. As part of the $27.7 million project - known as the Bend tower remodel - patient rooms on the third and fourth floors of the hospital will be 30 percent larger, the majority of bathrooms will increase in size and many will meet ADA requirements.

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  19. Flying car slowly taking shape in PrinevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Want to get away? Wish you had a private jet? Well, there's a prototype in the works which will turn your car into an airplane and your driveway into a runway.

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  20. High Desert fire danger level drops to 'low'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    It has been a wet and cool start to fall in Central Oregon, and that is good news for those monitoring fire conditions. As of midnight Thursday, fire danger levels are dropping from extreme to low.

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