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  1. Hwy. 126 crash critically injures Prineville manRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... said. Gordon was partially ejected out of the driver's door and critically injured, they said. An off-duty Crook County sheriff's deputy and OSP sergeant witnessed the crash and began first aid until relieved by EMS responders. Gordon was flown by ...

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  2. Prineville Man Critically Injured In Redmond Area CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KBND-AM Bend

    ... left the road, rolled several times and hit a tree. Gordon was partially thrown from the vehicle. An off-duty Crook county deputy and OSP sergeant witnessed the crash and were able to begin medical care until paramedics arrived. Alcohol is being ...

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  3. EDCO names new Prineville-Crook Co. managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Economic Development for Central Oregon announced Thursday the hiring of Caroline Ervin as its manager of economic development efforts within Crook County. Her first day will be Monday, November 17. "Caroline emerged quickly as an outstanding person among a strong field of candidates, and convinced two different hiring panels that she was the right pick for the position and economic development effort here," said Greg Lambert, President, Mid Oregon Personnel, who conducted the professional search on behalf of EDCO.

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  4. 2 young children in Crook County have whooping cough, health officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | OregonLive.com

    Karen Yeargain is the communicable disease coordinator for the county's health department. She tells KTVZ that the cases involve children under the age of 2. Whooping cough starts out like a cold before developing into a harsh cough that can last up to 12 weeks.

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  5. Estacada girls headed to Eugene again - Thursday, 23 October 2014 02:01Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Newberg Graphic

    ... Conference championships Wednesday at McIver Park. The Rangers spent the rainy afternoon going against newcomer Crook County for the final spot to state, but Estacada turned away the challenge early. While Estacada senior Mariah Johnson battled ...

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  6. Crook County struggles with lack of jail spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Bend Bulletin

    Inmates of the Crook County jail wake up in their cells in Prineville on Friday. There are four cells, each holding four people.

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  7. Crook County confirms two pertussis casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Karen Yeargain, communicable disease coordinator for the Crook County Health Department, said Wednesday the two cases occurred in the last three weeks and involve children under the age of 2. Whooping cough starts out like a cold, then the disease develops into a harsh cough that can last up to 12 weeks. Young children are especially vulnerable.

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  8. Glad guys play tough at Crook CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Clackamas Review

    Gladstone High School's boys soccer team all but wrapped up a third place finish in the Tri-Valley Conference with last week's 3-2 win at Crook County. Heading into play this week, the Gladiators were in third place, with a 4-3-1 record in conference play .

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  9. Eight-time champion Crook County, top-seed Banks head field for Class 4A volleyball playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | OregonLive.com

    ... first round of state playoff competition are automatic qualifiers Banks, Sisters, Hidden Valley, Marshfield, Crook County, Cascade, La Grande and Valley Catholic. First-round pairings will be completed by winners of play-in games. Here are the ...

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  10. Unemployment rates falling fastest in central, southern OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Oregonian

    ... southeast Oregon. Between September 2013 and 2014, its unemployment rate decreased from 12.4 to 10.2 percent. Crook County, a neighbor to the north, wasn't far behind. Its unemployment rate fell from 11.9 to 10.1 percent. The large declines suggest ...

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

    Tuesday Oct 21 | 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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  12. Prineville Man Charged With DUII Following CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | KBND-AM Bend

    A Prineville man was cited for Driving Under the Infulence of an Intoxicant and Reckless Endangering in connection with a single-car rollover accident Thursday evening. At about 7:20 pm, Crook County Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a crash on NW Grizzly Mountain Rd. Investigators say 61-year old Stephen Donald Newhouse of Prineville was driving the Ford Explorer south on Grizzly Mountain Road when he lost control, collided with a juniper tree, rolled over across a barbed wire fence and landed back on its tires.

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  13. Redmond Man Killed In Woodcutting AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | KBND-AM Bend

    The Crook County Sheriff's Office responded to an accidental death of a woodcutter after a tree fell on him in the Ochoco National Forest, yesterday. Killed was 76-year old Terry Dessenberger of Redmond.

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  14. Crook County man, 76, killed while cutting firewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Oregonian

    A Crook County sheriff's officer says a 76-year-old Redmond, Oregon, man has died in a firewood-cutting accident in the Ochoco National Forest in central Oregon. Undersheriff John Gautney says Terry Dean Dessenberger and a friend were cutting firewood Thursday when part of a tree fell on Dessenberger.

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  15. 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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  16. Hard work, winning culture the constants for back-to-back-to-back Cowapa champion BanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | OregonLive.com

    ... opinion on that topic. "The rankings mean absolutely nothing," she said. "There are several teams -- including Crook County, who is coming along like a house on fire -- who could be 'ranked' No. 1 right now. We put no weight behind it and pay it no ...

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  17. 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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  18. Interim Prineville chief assesses departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Bend Bulletin

    ... didn't have was the public safety or law enforcement experience." "I think (Stiles is) doing a great job," said Crook County Sheriff Jim Hensley. "He comes here with a wealth of knowledge and experience, and I'm learning things from him, too." ...

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

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... onto the highway. A Prineville police officer witnessed the crash and initiated emergency response from OSP, Crook County Fire & Rescue, ODOT and a hazardous materials cleanup response team. DeHaven, who received a minor injury, was cited by OSP for ...

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