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  1. Waterman Fire Compex Tuesday Update, Community Meeting tonight at 7 at Bowman Museum in PrinevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KBND-AM Bend

    Effective 0800hrs July 22, 2014, Crook County Emergency Management in conjunction with the Waterman Complex Fire Management Team in Mitchell, OR is reducing the Level 2 Advisory to a Level 1 Advisory.

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  2. Central Oregon's Best Unemployment Numbers Since 2008Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KBND-AM Bend

    ... ted unemployment rates are 8.1 percent in Deschutes County, 9.4 percent in Jefferson County and 10.3 percent in Crook County.

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  3. Two fire evacuation levels lowered, third raisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... Sunday morning; we'll have more on each fire in their individual updates: Effective 0900hrs July 20, 2014, Crook County Emergency Management in conjunction with the Waterman Complex Fire Management Team in Mitchell, OR is reducing the Level 3 ...

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  4. More evacuations advised as Oregon wildfires growRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | The Navajo Times

    ... of Prineville, the Bailey Butte Fire grew after getting into heavy timber in a wilderness area, prompting the Crook County Sheriff's office to advise residents of 27 homes in the Marks Creek area to leave. The evacuation area included the Mount ...

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  5. COIDC Friday morning updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | KBND-AM Bend

    ... http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/3961/ EVACUATIONS: A Level II Evacuation Notice for the Marks Creek area by Crook County Sherriff's Office remains in place. Hwy 26 remains closed from mile post 50 to 56 due to the wildfire and the potential of ...

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  6. Wildfires force more evacuations in central OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | The Oregonian

    ... again on Thursday, burning more than 6,000 acres. This latest evacuation order follows one on Thursday by the Crook County Sheriff's office which asked residents in the Marks Creek area to leave their homes. A shelter has been set up in Mitchell, ...

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  7. Waterman Complex updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | KBND-AM Bend

    A Level III Evacuation Notice for the Marks Creek area was issued by the Crook County Sheriff's Office.

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  8. Evacuations ordered as fires burn out of control in OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    ... to Level 2 for the West Branch Road Area near the Waterman Complex . The same cluster of fires prompoted the Crook County Sheriff's Office to issue a Level 3 Evacuation notice for the Marks Creek Area. The Red Cross Shelter will be located at the ...

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  9. Fire officials track 17 large wildfires in Oregon, Washington, with mandatory evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Oregonian

    ... in Oregon is the Waterman complex which has burned more than 4,300 acres 10 miles northeast of Mitchell. The Crook County Sheriff's Office issued Level 3 evacuation notices for 15 to 20 households on Thursday morning. Officials have closed U.S. 26 ...

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  10. 17 large fires in Northwest; evacuation alerts in central Oregon amid hot, dry, windy weatherRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Oregonian

    ... in Oregon is the Waterman complex which has charred more than 4,300 acres 10 miles northeast of Mitchell. The Crook County Sheriff's Office issued Level 2 evacuation notices for some households late Wednesday, advising residents to be ready to ...

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  11. LEVEL 1 pre evacuation ordered in Crook CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | KBND-AM Bend

    The Crook County Sheriff's Office is issuing a Level 1 fire evacuation notice to all residents in the Marks Creek Area.

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  12. 3,400 lightning strikes on High Desert; fires eruptRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 13 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... that rolled through the Ochoco National Forest and Prineville District of the BLM, as well as private lands in Crook County, she said. The largest new fire in Central Oregon was burning at the extreme southern end, four miles northeast of Cabin ...

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  13. ... moreRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | Bend Bulletin

    ... athlete he was not. Husky as a child, according to his mother, Jon managed the football team for four years at Crook County High School in Prineville and was part of the Cowboys' 1984 state championship run. But, as his father Marv Kelso loves to ...

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  14. It's rarely jail time in Oregon's Crook CountyRead the original story

    Friday Jun 27 | The Navajo Times

    ... show up for community service, the only recourse is jail,'' Hensley said. ``We don't have any jail space.'' Crook County is looking at converting an old hospital to a jail and justice center or building a new facility. It plans town meetings on the ...

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  15. Strong High Desert hiring seen in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 23 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... job gains, the Oregon Employment Department reported Monday. : Seasonally adjusted unemployment levels in Crook County continue to slowly decline, down to 10.6 percent in May from 10.8 percent in April. The unemployment rate is down nearly two ...

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  16. Classic car stolen from churchgoer in PrinevilleRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 24 | Bend Bulletin

    ... 0 months, 1 days, 24 hrs, 11 mins, 20 secs ago. --> A Crook County man's plan to take his restored Model A to church to show the congregation backfired Sunday when police allege a transient stole ...

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  17. Homeless man accused of wrecking Model A FordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 23 | KIMA

    ... off Highway 27 near milepost 9 (SE Riverview Road) into the Crooked River. Prior to arrival, responding Crook County Fire & Rescue paramedics located a male near the scene who was identified by witnesses having swum from the 1930 Ford Model A to the ...

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  18. Strong Seasonal Hiring in All Three Central Oregon Counties in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 24 | KBND-AM Bend

    ... ls along." Deschutes County added just over one thosuand jobs in May, while Jefferson County added 220 jobs and Crook County added 170 jobs.

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  19. After winning the Class 4A football state title, QB Jacob Johnson...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 24 | OregonLive.com

    ... plenty of athletes at the skill positions behind a young offensive line. fter playing in a two team league with Crook County during the school's first two years. Johnson said the team embraces the chance to play against larger schools and better ...

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  20. Thief steals Model A from churchgoer, crashes itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 24 | Daily Mail

    ... in Prineville, Oregon, received a call that a car went off Highway 27 into the river. Before they arrived, Crook County Fire & Rescue paramedics found the driver. Halpin, who also has an outstanding warrant for misdemeanor failure to appear in ...

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