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  1. Powell Butte woman missing; leads soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A 27-year-old Powell Butte woman disappeared late Thursday night, leaving behind her purse, cellphone, car and dogs, and prompting authorities Sunday to ask the public for any information on her whereabouts. The Crook County Sheriff's Office took the report Friday that Shauna Fowler had been missing since about 11 p.m. Thursday, said Sgt.

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  2. Gov. Kate Brown's signature could trigger data center boom in rural OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    ... really anxious to get started on adding some additional buildings," said Judge Mike McCabe, administrator for Crook County. Facebook has 126 Prineville employees and Apple employs "dozens" at their data centers on the rocky crest above town. That's ...

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  3. Prineville air quality meeting on March 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The city of Prineville, Crook County and the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality invite everyone to a public meeting on Tuesday, March 31, at 6:30 pm, at the Meadow Lakes Golf Course's Conference Room, 300 SW Meadow Lakes Drive, Prineville. The purpose of the meeting is to proactively educate the public on air quality in Prineville.

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  4. Deschutes County resumes rapid population growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | KATU-TV Portland

    The population of Deschutes County in Central Oregon is growing rapidly, faster than any other county in the state and faster than all but a few metro areas nationally. The Bend Bulletin reports the county had a population estimated at more than 170,000 as of July 2014, an increase of 2.67 percent from the previous July.

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  5. Woodburn police: Woman lied when reporting sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Woodburn police say a woman who reported that she was sexually assaulted by four young men made the whole thing up. Capt.

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  6. Jewelry store robbery suspect strikes Prineville sergeant in head with hammerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | OregonLive.com

    A 25-year-old man is accused of striking a Prineville police sergeant in the head with a hammer after the sergeant responded to a burglary alarm at a jewelry store early Saturday. Crook County deputy district attorney Raun Atkinson, who was on a ride-along with the sergeant, attempted to help the sergeant and tried to detain the suspect by holding onto his arm before another Prineville officer responded.

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  7. Attack on Prineville officer spotlights budget woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... Stiles said department policy requires at least two officers to respond to alarm calls, but assistance to the Crook County Sheriff's Office on another matter prevented one officer from responding with O'Daniel. "We're short-staffed, and it's a ...

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  8. Senate to vote on tax break for Internet companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... es. The decision threatened the growth of data centers, primarily in central and eastern Oregon. Prineville and Crook County officials say the changes are needed to bring planned expansion of the Facebook and Apple data centers.

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  9. Google seeks tax changes before Fiber comes to PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... and other tech businesses, in part, on "intangible" assets such as the value of the companies' brands. Crook County officials said it likely would help lead to expansion of Facebook's and Apple's data centers. Sen. Mark Hass chairs the Senate ...

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  10. Prineville-area stabbing suspect capturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Acting on an anonymous tip, Crook County sheriff's deputies and Prineville police early Saturday arrested a 28-year-old Prineville man wanted in the stabbing of another man southeast of Prineville last Monday night. Around 3:30 a.m. Saturday, deputies and officers were dispatched to the Char Mel Mobile Home Park, at 940 Northwest Madras Highway, on an anonymous tip that Cody Jay Ipock was in the last trailer on the right, said Sgt.

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  11. Wash. fugitive runs, hides, caught in PrinevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... seeing the man in the area of North Main and Northwest 10th streets, the sergeant said. Police, including Crook County sheriff's deputies and a Bend police K-9 unit, found Miotke hiding between two Dumpsters in the area, Kurtz said. He was arrested ...

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  12. Cause sought for Redmond mobile home fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... A dozen firefighters and a volunteer were called out, and mutual aid soon was requested from the Bend and Crook County fire departments to help staff stations and handle other calls. Pacific Power, Cascade Natural Gas and Redmond police also ...

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  13. Crook County again declares drought emergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Crook County became the fourth Oregon county Thursday to declare a drought state of emergency this year, joining Lake, Malheur, and Klamath counties. It's the second year in a row the county has asked for relief.

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  14. Crook County affected by droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Local TV Station KTVZ

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  15. Crook County requests state drought declarationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Crook County Emergency Management Office forwarded a drought declaration request to Gov. Kate Brown on Thursday, after county commissioners adopted a "local disaster" declaration Wednesday evening. The Crook County Court passed Order 2015-15: IN THE MATTER OF: DECLARATION OF LOCAL DISASTER AND REQUEST TO DECLARE A STATE DROUGHT EMERGENCY FOR CROOK COUNTY, OREGON.

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  16. Fire tears through NW Redmond mobile homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... le were inside, there were some pet snakes. Firefighters soon called in mutual aid from Crooked River Ranch and Crook County to help staff stations and handle other calls.

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  17. Which girls tennis players should have our attention in 2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | OregonLive.com

    ... junior Lara Rakocevic won the 4A/3A/2A/1A singles state championship last season, defeating Elsa Harris of Crook County in the finals. Harris, now a senior, will get a chance at redemption this season. Central Catholic senior Elizabeth Johnson ...

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  18. Suspect sought in stabbing SE of PrinevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Crook County sheriff's deputies said they are looking for an armed and dangerous suspect in a stabbing southeast of Prineville Monday night that sent the victim to a Bend hospital with serious injuries. Deputies were dispatched shortly after 9 p.m. to a home in the 12000 block of Southeast Juniper Canyon Road, about nine miles southeast of Prineville, said Sgt.

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  19. Oregon Horse Shooter SoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | The Horse

    Oregon law enforcement authorities are seeking whoever is responsible for tying a horse to a tree before fatally shooting the animal. Crook County, Oregon, Sheriff's Department spokesman Sergeant James C. Savage said deputies responded to a call from an Oregon Department of Transportation employee who found a horse carcass tied to a tree just off a road near Prineville on March 12. Anyone with information about a horse trailer in the area within the last week or with information regarding the horse's shooting, should call Savage at 541/447-6398 or U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement Officer Mark Ditzel at 541/416-6500.

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  20. 2 horses die violent deaths in Central OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | KOMO News

    Central Oregon authorities have been called to investigate the violent deaths of two horses - one tied to a tree and shot east of Prineville and the other fatally attacked by two escaped pit bulls in La Pine. Crook County sheriff's officers say they're looking for whoever shot the horse along U.S. Highway 26. KTVZ reports that a state Transportation Department worker found the horse's remains Thursday afternoon.

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