Crook County Newswire

Crook County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Crook County, OR.

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  1. Madras teen dies while cutting firewood with familyRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | The Oregonian

    The Crook County Sheriff's Office says a family member cut a tree that fell on the boy. The accident occurred at about 8 a.m. on Saturday, on Forest Road 27, about 20 miles northeast of Prineville.

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  2. Madras teen killed in firewood-cutting accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Madras boy, 14, struck by tree in woodcutting accident northeast of Prineville Saturday and was being rushed to help by family when they met up with Jefferson County deputies and medics; they are unable to revive him A 14-year-old Madras boy on a family firewood-cutting trip northeast of Prineville was struck by a falling tree and fatally injured Saturday morning, Crook County sheriff's deputies said. The sheriff's office was dispatched to the accident shortly before 8 a.m., said Sgt.

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  3. Fire heavily damages home SE of PrinevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A two-story home was heavily damaged by fire Friday night in the Juniper Canyon area southeast of Prineville, Crook County Fire and Rescue officials said. Fire Chief Matt Smith said crews were dispatched shortly after 9 p.m. to the house fire, including three engines, two water tenders and an ambulance.

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  4. Prineville woman jailed in deadly DUII pickup crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A 31-year-old Prineville woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon on second-degree manslaughter, DUII, criminally negligent homicide and other charges in a June 20 pickup rollover crash in southern Crook County that killed a man from the northeast Oregon town of Ione, sheriff's deputies said. McCormack was taken into custody at the Crook County Jail on an arrest warrant listing charges that also included reckless driving and two counts of recklessly endangering another person, said Sgt.

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  5. Do your neighbors believe in global warming? New map has answerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Oregonian

    ... The rest haven't formed a strong opinion. Multnomah County residents' views stand in stark contrast with their Crook County counterparts. Twenty percent of residents in the central Oregon county think global warming isn't happening - the state's ...

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  6. Prineville woman recovering after motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A Prineville woman was recuperating Tuesday at a Redmond hospital after a motorcycle operated by her husband crashed Monday afternoon on Juniper Canyon Road, Crook County sheriff's deputies said. Juli Alderman, 54, was in good condition at St. Charles Redmond, where she had been transferred from Pioneer Memorial Hospital, a spokeswoman said.

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  7. Crook County Crash Claims One LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | KBND-AM Bend

    One person was killed in a crash in southern Crook County, late Saturday night. Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to Southeast Bear Creek Road, about 50 miles south of Prineville, just before midnight.

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  8. Prineville motorcyclist hits deer on Hwy. 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A 41-year-old Prineville went to the hospital for treatment after his motorcycle struck a deer on Highway 27 Sunday afternoon, Crook County sheriff's deputies said. Deputies were dispatched around 4:30 p.m. to the reported collision on Highway 27 near milepost 3, said Deputy Dan Smith.

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  9. One killed in Crook County pickup rollover crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Two people riding in the bed of a pickup were thrown and one died when the truck carrying four people left a road and overturned late Saturday night in southern Crook County. Sheriff's deputies said alcohol and speed appeared to be contributing factors.

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  10. Purinton caps career with perfect season - Thursday, 18 June 2015 02:01Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Newberg Graphic

    ... but still won a state title at 106 pounds anyway. He also took second at state at 113 pounds as a junior to Crook County standout Trayton Libolt. 'It just shows that I guess anything's possible,' Purinton observed at state about what he has ...

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  11. Jefferson County Joins Drought ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | KBND-AM Bend

    Jefferson County joins Crook and Deschutes counties with an official drought declaration from Governor Kate Brown. With the addition of Coos, Douglas, Gilliam and Jefferson counties on Friday, more than half the state has received drought emergency status.

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  12. Crook County shooting victim ID'd, in critical conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The victim of a Sunday night shooting at a home north of Prineville was identified Tuesday as a 26-year-old resident, who was listed in critical condition at St. Charles Bend. Crook County Sheriff Jim Hensley identified Frankie Holliday as the man who was shot in the incident reported just after 8 p.m. Sunday at his home at 4243 NW Elliot Lane.

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  13. Townhouse Fire Blamed on CigaretteRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 9 | KBND-AM Bend

    According to Crook County FIre and Rescue, the small fire began just after midnight, when it spread to the building's siding.

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  14. Crook County considers cargo containers for building, homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Bulletin in Bend reports that the Crook County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing June 24 to consider adopting codes regulating building with cargo containers, the huge shipping containers with corrugates sides. Assistant Planning director for the Crook County Community Development Department Ann Beier says the county has had requests from residents to use them as shops and studios.

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  15. Crook County Shooting Under InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | KBND-AM Bend

    The Crook County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a shooting at a home north of Prineville, Sunday night. Deputies arrived at the residence at about 8 p.m. One man was transported to St. Charles Medical Center for treatment of a gunshot wound.

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  16. Man shot at home north of PrinevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... have been contacted and "there is no threat to the community." According to OSP Sgt. Roberto Robles, the Crook County Sheriff's Office responded around 8 p.m. to a report of a shooting at a home north of Prineville. An adult male was taken to St. ...

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  17. Two Juveniles Injured in ATV CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | KBND-AM Bend

    Two Crook County girls were injured when their ATV collided with a Chevy Suburban outside of Prineville. According to the Crook County Sheriff's Office, the pair was riding an ATV in the middle of Forest Service Road 33 Saturday evening, when they came around a blind corner and collided with the SUV.

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  18. Girl seriously injured in Crook County ATV crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Two girls were injured, one seriously, when their ATV collided head-on with an SUV on a Crook County forest road Saturday afternoon, sheriff's deputies said. Deputies were dispatched around 5:45 p.m. to Pioneer Memorial Hospital on a report of two juvenile females at the ER seeking medical treatment after a crash on Forest Service Road 33, about three miles from its junction with FS Road 27, said Deputy Mitch Madden.

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  19. Dog agility trials in PrinevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Dog owners from across the Northwest were at the Crook County Fairgrounds Saturday to compete in the dog agility trials put on by Bend Agility Action Dogs.

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  20. Jefferson Co. Could Ask for Drought DeclarationRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | KBND-AM Bend

    Jefferson County plans to ask the state for a drought declaration, following similar declarations given to Crook and Deschutes counties. County Commissioner Mike Ahern tells KBND the board heard from those most impacted by dry conditions at their last meeting.

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