Crook County Newswire

Crook County Newswire

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

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  1. Outdoor School funding measure makes Oregon's Nov. ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... and what makes Oregon, Oregon," said Jackie LaFrenz, principal of Powell Butte Community Charter School in Crook County. As a proven program with a decades-long track record of success, Outdoor School was created to educate children about Oregon's ...

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  2. Crook County natural resources plan put on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Crook County Court decided Wednesday to put a proposed natural resources plan on hold until they can figure out the best option to give the community a stronger voice when it comes to decisions on public lands. "We are disappointed that the county didn't accept the people's plan and move forward with it today," said Jodie Fleck, chair of the Crook County Natural Resources Political Action Committee.

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  3. Crook County residents asking for stronger voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    NewsChannel 21's Pedro Quintana spoke to Crook Co. leaders and residents about why the natural resources plan is put on hold.

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  4. Crook County judge sentences man to 7 1/2 years in assault on deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A Crook County judge imposed a 7 1/2-year prison sentence on a 37-year-old man Monday after a jury convicted him of resisting arrest, aggravated harassment, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief for assaulting deputies, including flicking blood at them. Chief Deputy District Attorney Aaron Brenneman said that after a four-day trial that began July 5, a jury deliberated for 25 minutes before convicting Curtis Leroy Hooper., 37 on all charges he faced.

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  5. Facebook data center in Prineville gives users something to "like"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... Flack says the data center employs hundreds of people, all from Central Oregon, and works to be a part of the Crook County community. "We have enjoyed a partnership with the community with the city of Prineville, Crook County and the state of ...

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  6. Prineville girl to compete in Junior Olympics National ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... compete at this level." Holliday, who turns 8 later this month -- just before she heads to nationals -- attends Crook County Elementary School and will be entering the third grade this fall.

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  7. Renewed Push For Prineville Indoor PoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | KBND-AM Bend

    ... still working on that. What kind of pool do they want and how much do they want to spend?" According to Ackley, Crook County Parks and Rec started gathering feedback this month, and could ask voters for the funding by November 2017. "There will be a ... 1 comment

  8. Texted photo's GPS data helps Crook County searchers find pairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    High-tech solutions don't always save the day when you get lost in the woods, but for one father and son camping in the Ochocos, it was a texted photo - and the GPS information it contained - that helped lead Crook County searchers to the pair, the sheriff's office said Thursday. Deputies took a report around 11:20 p.m. Wednesday of a lost father and son in the Duncan Butte area southeast of the Old Ochoco Ranger Station, said Michael Ryan, the sheriff's office emergency manager.

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  9. More health insurers leave Bend individual marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Wichita Eagle

    The Tuesday announcement adds to what has already been a significant exodus and leaves Deschutes residents with few options, reported The Bend Bulletin . Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon and BridgeSpan Health will not sell individual policies in the county, and BridgeSpan will also stop selling such policies in Crook and Jefferson counties.

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  10. Prineville Sex Abuse Suspect Back in JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | KBND-AM Bend

    A Prineville man faces new charges in connection with his February arrest on multiple sex crimes. Douglas County Sheriff's Deputies arrested 36-year-old Warren Doescher on a Crook County warrant, earlier this week.

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  11. Prineville rape-abuse suspect re-arrested in S. OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A 36-year-old Prineville man arrested earlier this year on rape and sex abuse charges involving a juvenile was arrested again Tuesday in southern Oregon, accused of violating a no-contact order in the case, Prineville police said Wednesday. Warren Arthur Doescher Jr. was arrested by Douglas County sheriff's deputies in the town of Azalea on a Crook County felony warrant, police said.

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  12. More health insurers leave Deschutes County individual marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Bend Bulletin reports that the Tuesday announcement adds to what has already been a significant exodus and leaves Deschutes residents with few options. Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon and BridgeSpan Health will not sell individual policies in the country, and BridgeSpan will also stop selling such policies in Crook and Jefferson counties.

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  13. Missing Crook County rockhound foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A rockhound became separated from his partner in the Dendrite Butte area of Crook County over the weekend, prompting a search that found him on a remote road about five miles away, slightly dehydrated but otherwise in good shape, officials said Tuesday. Crook County sheriff's deputies took a report about 7:40 p.m. Saturday of a lost person in the Dendrite Butte area of the East Maury Mountains, said Michael Ryan, the county's emergency manager.

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  14. Central Oregon sees growing baby boomer populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Newly released federal statistics show that Deschutes County has had the largest percentage increase in senior residents among Oregon counties in recent years. The Bend Bulletin reports the U.S. Census Bureau estimates say the number of residents 65 and older in Deschutes County grew by 39 percent between April 2010 and July 2015.

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  15. Fire destroys Prineville shop, camp trailer, damages homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A fast-moving fire consumed a shop and camp trailer in southeast Prineville Sunday evening and also caused heavy damage to a nearby house, officials said. Crook County Fire and Rescue Chief Matt Smith said 14 firefighters, two engines, a water and an ambulance were dispatched around 6:30 p.m. to the structure fire in the 1000 block of Southeast Lincoln Road.

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  16. CCSD Eliminates Fees for ElectivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | KBND-AM Bend

    Crook County families will get a break on some school fees, starting in the fall. Since 2009, middle and high school students have paid fees to take electives like band or welding.

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  17. Bend man, 77, hospitalized after motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A 77-year-old Bend man whose motorcycle crashed on George Millican Road in Crook County Saturday afternoon was listed in fair condition late Monday night at St. Charles Bend, a house supervisor said. Oregon State Police said Clifford Wayne Owens was riding a dark blue Harley Davidson heading north on the road near Southwest Reservoir Road shortly before 2 p.m. when it drifted off the pavement and he lost control.

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  18. Crook County Woman Charged in ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | KBND-AM Bend

    A Crook County woman faces Attempted Murder and Animal Abuse charges after she allegedly shot at her live-in boyfriend, Saturday afternoon. The Sheriff's Office says 51-year-old Tina Hill and 49-year-old Dennis Stewart were having a verbal argument at their home on Southeast Myrtlewood, when she pulled a semi-automatic handgun and fired several rounds.

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  19. Domestic violence case: Woman charged with attempted murder and animal abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | Examiner.com

    A Crook County, Oregon woman is charged with attempted murder and animal abuse in a criminal domestic violence case after she fired several shots at her live-in boyfriend and accidently injured one of the couple's dogs, KTVZ News reported June 26. Tina Marie Hill, 51, called Crook County Sheriff's Department on Saturday stating she had shot at her boyfriend, Dennis Stewart, 49. Deputies were dispatched around 4 p.m. to their home on Southeast Myrtlewood lane in the Juniper Acres area, Sgt. Travis Jurgens confirmed.

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  20. Crook County SO: Woman shot at boyfriend, hit dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A rural Crook County woman was arrested Saturday on attempted murder and animal abuse charges, accused of pulling a gun and firing several shots at her live-in boyfriend during an argument, one of which stuck and injured one of the couple's dogs, sheriff's deputies said. Deputies were dispatched shortly before 4 p.m. to a report of a domestic dispute and shots fired at 767 Southeast Myrtlewood Lane, in the Juniper Acres area, said Sgt.

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