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Crook County firefighters file labor complaint

Chief Matt Smith allegedly discouraged employees from unionizing.

Firefighters in Crook County are alleging unfair labor practices by their leadership at Crook County Fire and Rescue. 40 more words

Bend Bulletin

Crook County Courthouse stands strong after nearly 110 years

The ‘Gem of Central Oregon’ was once one of the tallest buildings in Oregon.

Descending into Prineville from the east is the city’s iconic scene: a sprawling town nestled into a valley with a striking clock tower as its centerpiece. 44 more words

Bend Bulletin

160,000 solar panels soaking up sun in central Oregon

The Gala solar power plant in Crook County is the largest in Oregon and covers almost 400 acres.

Solar power generation in Crook County took a big step forward this past fall and is poised to continue growing in the years ahead. 9 more words

Portland Tribune

Janet Stevens column: Crook County doesn’t have absurdly high food prices

Statistics can be deceiving. Unless you understand what went into them, it’s awfully easy to misunderstand what’s come out.

That’s what appears to have happened with the most recent… 43 more words

Opinion