Crook County Newswire

Crook County Newswire

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

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  1. Suspicious Letter Received in Crook CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | KBND-AM Bend

    Officials confirm the Crook County Sheriff's Office received one of at least 20 suspicious letters sent to Sheriffs Departments across Oregon. Oregon State Police and Hazardous Material teams began responding to reports of suspicious packages, Monday.

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  2. Deer Collision Leads to Serious InjuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | KBND-AM Bend

    A Washington couple suffered serious injuries when their motorcycle struck a deer in Crook County, Saturday night. According to the Sheriff's Office, 66-year-old Michael Freeman was driving westbound on the Ochoco Highway when a deer ran into the side of the bike, causing them to crash.

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  3. Wash. state couple hurt in Crook Co. motorcycle-deer crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A Washington state couple were in fair condition Sunday at St. Charles Bend after their motorcycle pulling a trailer was struck by a deer and crashed Saturday night on the Ochoco Highway in Crook County, officials said. Sheriff's deputies, Oregon State Police troopers and Crook County Fire and Rescue medics were dispatched around 8:15 p.m. to the crash on Northeast Ochoco Highway at milepost 45, said Deputy Brian Bottoms.

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  4. Graduate spotlight: Collin Purinton of Banks excited to wrestle at the University of NebraskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | OregonLive.com

    ... face in the Nebraska wrestling program in sophomore Tyler Berger , who was a four-time OSAA state champion at Crook County. Purinton will be led by Nebraska coach Mark Manning , who has guided 39 of Nebraska's 98 NCAA All-Americans in his 15 years ...

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  5. Lincoln City man hurt in Crook County motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A 23-year-old Lincoln City man was hospitalized after crashing his speeding motorcycle through a barbed-wire fence off Northwest Lone Pine Road, Crook County sheriff's deputies said. A sheriff's sergeant and Redmond Fire and Rescue medics were dispatched around 2:30 a.m. to the single-vehicle crash on Lane Pine Road at the Jefferson-Crook County line, said Sgt.

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  6. Speeding, pursued Prineville driver hits cars, critically injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... pickup truck before it came to rest, said Police Chief Les Stiles. He was treated at the scene by officers and Crook County Fire and Rescue medics, then flown to St. Charles Bend, Stiles said. A house supervisor there said Saturday afternoon he no ...

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  7. Speeding, pursued Prineville driver hits cars, injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... truck before it came to a rest, said Police Chief Les Stiles. He was treated at the scene by officers and Crook County Fire and Rescue medics, then flown to St. Charles Bend, Stiles said. Around 2:20 a.m., a Prineville officer saw the pickup driving ...

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  8. Eastern Oregon Man Hurt in Crook Co. CrashRead the original story

    Friday Jul 17 | KBND-AM Bend

    Crook County deputies and medics responded to Highway 26 near the Ochoco Reservoir just before 6 p.m. Thursday, and found the 59-year-old Enterprise man lying on the ground a few feet from his bike. He was transported by helicopter to St. Charles Bend.

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  9. Crook County motorcycle crash critically injures NE Oregon manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A 59-year-old Enterprise man was flown to a Bend hospital with critical injuries after a motorcycle crash east of Prineville Thursday evening, Crook County sheriff's deputies reported. Deputies and Crook County Fire and Rescue paramedics were dispatched shortly before 6 p.m. to the reported crash on Northeast Ochoco Highway at milepost 27, near the intersection of Grant Lane by Ochoco Reservoir, said Sgt.

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  10. Searchers Find Lost Crook County ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | KBND-AM Bend

    A Crook County man got lost after going for a walk near his new home, leading to a search effort by the Sheriff's Office. Crook County Deputies were dispatched to the property in Post at about 7:30, Tuesday evening, after receiving a call from 32-year-old Jason Athanasopulos.

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  11. Lost Post-area hiker calls for help, rescuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A new resident of the unincorporated Crook County town of Post got lost on a hike Tuesday evening, prompting a search that found him okay but a bit dehydrated, sheriff's deputies said. Sgt. James Savage said he was dispatched around 7:30 p.m. to a home on Southeast Osprey Road after Jason Athanasopulos, 32, had walked off the property and gotten lost.

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  12. Prineville Reservoir Dangerously LowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | KBND-AM Bend

    Crook County Sheriff's Marine Deputy Rick Stoltenberg tells KBND News, "We're experiencing extremely low water levels; we normally don't see this low of water until mid- to late-September. People are showing up at the ramps expecting to launch, and right now, the only serviceable ramp is the one in the state park.

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  13. Low water challenging Prineville Reservoir boat launchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Launching a larger boat at Prineville Reservoir is proving difficult if not impossible due to low water levels - at levels typically seen in late summer or early fall, authorities said Monday. "Currently the Prineville Reservoir is experiencing low water levels similar to what we would normally see around mid to late September," Crook County sheriff's Marine.

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  14. Madras Teen Killed by Falling TreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | KBND-AM Bend

    A falling tree killed a 14-year-old Madras boy, Saturday morning, while he was cutting firewood with his family. According to Crook County investigators, the family was on Forest Road 27, about 20 miles northeast of Prineville when another family member fell a tree, and it hit the teen.

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

    Saturday Jul 4 | 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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  16. Local Alert Weather, Saturday EveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    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.

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

    Saturday Jul 4 | 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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  18. Fire heavily damages home SE of PrinevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | 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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  19. Prineville woman jailed in deadly DUII pickup crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | 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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  20. Do your neighbors believe in global warming? New map has answerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | 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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