Crook County Newswire

Crook County Newswire

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

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  1. Slow-speed pursuit leads to Prineville man's arresetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A slow-speed pursuit of a driver who refused to pull over led to a high-risk, guns-drawn traffic stop and the arrest of a Prineville man Wednesday evening on drug and other charges, Crook County sheriff's deputies said. Shortly before 6 p.m., a deputy tried to make a traffic stop on a 1994 Honda Accord in the 100 block of Southwest Deer Street in Prineville for expired plates and failure to stop at a stop sign, said Detective Sergeant Ryan Seaney.

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  2. Prineville Driver Arrested on Drug ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | KBND-AM Bend

    According to the Crook County Sheriff's Office, a deputy tried to pull over Case Adams for expired tags and failing to stop at a stop sign. Deputies followed his car for several blocks, while they say Adams appeared to be trying to hide something inside his car.

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  3. Oregon Wild's litigious past a factor in Ochoco oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Oregon Wild's proposal to declare 300,000 acres of Ochoco National Forest land as a national recreation area has been widely opposed by the residents and officials of Crook County for the land use restrictions that many say such a designation could lead to. But another factor contributing to the staunch opposition, according to recent comments at public meetings and gatherings as well as interviews with The Bulletin, is the conservation organization's history and reputation in Prineville and elsewhere.

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  4. Wrestlers drop first TRL dual meet to CanbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | West Linn Tidings

    ... place overall. At 145 pounds, Harman rolled to three straight decisions, making the championship match against Crook County. He would fall 5-1 in the title match, finishing in a strong second place. Taylor also reached the semifinals for West Linn ...

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  5. Law officer in Crook County targeted in vandalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A law enforcement official living in Crook County was the victim of vandalism related to the Harney County occupation, according to Sheriff John Gautney. Gautney told NewsChannel 21 on Wednesday a message was written over the weekend near the officer's home and was meant to intimidate him and his family.

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  6. Another data center may soon pop up in PrinevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Legacy Ranches, a Chicago company, has brought a 1,400-acre parcel next to the Prineville Airport, part of which could become the site of yet another large data center. Now the company is asking Crook County and city officials to annex 160 acres of that land into the city's urban growth boundary.

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  7. 'Hope for Harney County' rally held in PrinevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    There was a statewide call for action Saturday, coordinated by The Rural Organizing Project in the wake of the week's developments in the refuge occupation near Burns, including the fatal shooting of LaVoy Finicum. A few dozen people lined the street in front of the Crook County Courthouse, rallying against militias and asking for a quick resolution to the ongoing standoff in Harney County. 2 comments

  8. Walden vows to fight Crook County rec area proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., on Friday reiterated his opposition to new wilderness and recreation areas in the Ochoco National Forest and pledged to do all he can to stop it. This week, the Prineville City Council voted to oppose the plan, and the Crook County Commission took a similar vote last week.

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  9. Prineville City Council Opposes Ochoco PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | KBND-AM Bend

    Prineville City Councilors, like Crook County Commissioners, have voted to oppose a plan that would convert part of the Ochoco National Forest into a National Recreation Area. Oregon Wild is proposing the idea, but it has met large opposition in the region.

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  10. Wrestlers finish in top half at Liberty - Thursday, 28 January 2016 12:33Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Newberg Graphic

    ... a state preview with most of the top contenders across a mix of divisions represented. Reigning 4A state champ Crook County won the tournament with 201 points - beating runner-up Hermiston by 24. The Cowboys crowned three tournament champions and ...

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  11. Grazing rights, cow arrests spark uproar in downtown Forest Grove - Wednesday, 27 January 2016 11:04Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Newberg Graphic

    ... earned themselves appointments to all of the top positions in the newly formed - and ironically named - Crook County. The persuasion they used was a series of brutal shootings and lynchings of rival ranchers and political opponents - sometimes both, ...

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  12. Central Oregon Unemployment DropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | KBND-AM Bend

    ... it's good to see our rural community also see their unemployment rates drop a little bit." He tells KBND News, "Crook County is the one that actually job losses over the last year, so not a good year for them. In fact, employment numbers are down ...

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  13. Hundreds gather in Prineville, oppose rec area proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Tension was high Tuesday night in Prineville as over 600 people packed into Carey Foster Hall for the second public meeting in a week where many residents criticized a 312,000-acre national recreation area proposed by the conservation group Oregon Wild in the Ochoco National Forest. As they did before Crook County commissioners last week, resident after resident lined up to speak their minds to Prineville city councilors.

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  14. Gladstone girls win a wild one - Wednesday, 27 January 2016 00:21Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Newberg Graphic

    ... d toward the sideline to dribble out the clock. Corbett (9-8) looks to even its Tri-Valley record when it hosts Crook County at 7 p.m. Friday.

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  15. Most memorable performances at the 2016 Reser's Tournament of ChampionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | OregonLive.com

    Sam Colbray of Hermiston, the nation's top 195-pounder according to InterMat.com, ultimately won the title as expected, but not before he was pushed to overtime by a strong effort from Century senior Jamarcus Grant. Crook County earnd three individual championships and won their second straight Reser's Tournament of Champions team title, scoring 201 points to beat runner-up Hermiston.

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  16. Prescribed burns planned near Grizzly Mtn., Cline ButtesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... to minimize impacts to visibility and public health. Fire managers are planning this burn in coordination with Crook County Fire and Rescue and in observance of the weather and applicable air quality advisories. Meanwhile, fuels specialists with the ...

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  17. Glad guys impressive in TVC openersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Clackamas Review

    Gladstone High School's boys basketball team was in top form last week, beginning Tri-Valley League play with a 68-43 win at Crook County on Jan. 19, and following that up with a 69-35 home win over Madras on Friday. 'It was a really nice response to open up our league schedule with a statement like that,' Gladstone coach Cody Aker said.

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  18. 68-acre Crooked River Grassland burn set for TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... to minimize impacts to visibility and public health. Fire managers are planning this burn in coordination with Crook County Fire and Rescue and in observance of the weather and applicable air quality advisories.

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  19. Second suspect arrested in Crook County murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A Portland resident has become the second man arrested on murder charges in the shooting death of a Christmas Valley man last September on a road in the Juniper Canyon area southeast of Prineville, court records confirmed. Justin James Rennels, 27, was arrested last week in Washington County and transported to Prineville, then transferred to the Jefferson County Jail, Crook County District Attorney Daina Vitolins told the Central Oregonian newspaper.

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  20. Wrestling with the best - Sunday, 24 January 2016 03:07Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | The Newberg Graphic

    ... state's best programs - regardless of classification - to duke it out for bragging rights. In the team race, Crook County of Prineville repeated as team champion and topped the 24-team field with 201 points. Hermiston (177), Roseburg (173A1 2), ...

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