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  1. Prineville/Crook County: not just for high-tech folks, great place...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... get away from the crowds. With the intent of spreading out the crowds, here are some links of our reporting on Crook County, the only county in Oregon with just one incorporated city, the ever lovely Prineville. I wish I were there right now, frosty ...

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  2. Boat catches fire on Prineville Reservoir; family jumps overboardRead the original story

    Monday | OregonLive.com

    ... fire near on the Prineville Reservoir and sank after family members jumped overboard and swam to shore. The Crook County sheriff's office reported the fire broke out Sunday afternoon near a boat launch when the operator tried to start the inboard ...

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  3. Bend Area Habitat launches fundraising effortRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... to providing homeownership and home repair services to low-income families and individuals in Bend and Crook County. www.bendhabitat.org The ReStore is a used and surplus home improvement center, accepting and selling a wide variety of building ...

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  4. High Desert snowpack worst in nearly a decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... too little too late -- we still will be in drought conditions for the upcoming irrigation season," Giffin said. Crook County has known this for a while. In fact, the governor agreed to declare a state of emergency because of the drought conditions ...

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  5. New twist as Crook County joins in pot-shop banRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... said although the temporary ban will only last until May 2015, when state lawmakers revisit the issue, he hopes Crook County will eventually be able to permanently the shops. "It's (marijuana) in juices, it's in candies, it's in cotton candy, we ...

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  6. High Desert snowpack worst in nearly a decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... too little too late -- we still will be in drought conditions for the upcoming irrigation season," Giffin said. Crook County has known this for a while. In fact, the governor agreed to declare a state of emergency because of the drought conditions ...

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  7. Crook Co. joins pot-shop banRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    NewsChannel 21's Kandra Kent was in Prineville as Crook County officials adopted a one-year ban on medical marijuana dispsenaries.

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  8. Unemployment extension impact looms largest in Oregon's rural areasRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | OregonLive.com

    ... long-term aid expired Dec. 28, or ran out of regular state insurance in weeks since the extra benefits expired. Crook County, in Central Oregon, has seen the largest impact. Roughly 2.4 percent of the county's entire workforce, and nearly one in ...

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  9. Community Helpers donations as of April 6, 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | OregonLive.com

    ... matching grant from the Gray Family Foundation for site maintenance in recognition of its support for the Crook County outdoor schools, and $2,500 from the Autzen Foundation for Creation Vacation, its family camp for low-income families. The ...

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  10. View CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | Estacada News

    ... unable to advance in the consolation bracket. Estacada finished 14th in the 4A team tally with 46 points, while Crook County ran away with the team crown after piling up 405.5 points.

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  11. Purinton denied second titleRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 27 | The Forest Grove News-Times

    In the end, that was the only difference between Banks junior Colin Purinton and Crook County's Trayton Libolt at the Class 4A wrestling state tournament last weekend.

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  12. Owls rally from 3-0 deficit to claim second game from RaidersRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... when they'll split up between the San Francisco State Distance Carnival and the Stanford Invitational. At Bend, Crook County stormed back from an 8-0 deficit to hand Ashland its fourth straight loss to open the season, 11-8, after the Grizzlies fell ...

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  13. Governor Kitzhaber Declares a Drought Emergency for Crook CountyRead the original story

    Monday Mar 24 | KBND-AM Bend

    "Well, we haven't gone through a drought declaration for the better part of 10 to 15 years.

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  14. Unemployment rates still twice as high in some Oregon counties as othersRead the original story

    Monday Mar 24 | The Oregonian

    ... changed from January. Benton County also had the lowest unemployment rate of all 36 counties a year ago. But Crook County then had the unfortunate distinction of the highest unemployment rate, at 13.4 percent. It now ranks second, with an ...

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  15. Gov declares Crook County drought emergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 21 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Gov. John Kitzhaber has signed a drought emergency declaration sought by Crook County, paving the way for state assistance after a winter that saw little snow, making for a tough water year ahead for farmers and others, officials said.

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  16. Purinton denied second titleRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 18 | The Forest Grove News-Times

    In the end, that was the only difference between Banks junior Colin Purinton and Crook County's Trayton Libolt at the Class 4A wrestling state tournament last weekend.

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  17. High School Wrestling: State all-stars fall, but WPIAL thrivesRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 16 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... why he has lost just once in his four-year career, defeating four-time state champion Tyler Berger (198-3) from Crook County, Ore., 8-3, at 145. Chishko (132-8) lost a 3-1 decision to Joe McKenna of Blair Academy (N.J.) in the 138-pound bout. ...

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  18. Drought continues in many parts of OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2014 | Statesman Journal

    ... Kitzhaber already has declared a drought emergency in Klamath, Malheur, Harney and Lake counties. Last week, Crook County asked for a state drought declaration. Severe drought also is affecting portions of Baker, Grant, Deschutes, Lane, Douglas ...

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  19. Purinton denied second titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | The Forest Grove News-Times

    In the end, that was the only difference between Banks junior Colin Purinton and Crook County's Trayton Libolt at the Class 4A wrestling state tournament last weekend.

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  20. Which county has the highest unemployment rate in Oregon?Read the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... Oregon, registered 11.6 percent unemployment in January -- the same as it was in December. Neighboring Crook County faced the second-highest unemployment rate, at 10.9 percent, down from 11.2 percent in December. Just two other counties, Douglas and ...

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