Crook County

Eclipse traffic nightmare in central Oregon

Prineville, Ore. – Normally quiet country backroads are now experiencing bumper-to-bumper traffic thanks to Oregon eclipse travelers, according to Oregon State Police. On Thursday morning, OSP shared photos of an 8-mile traffic backup on Highway 26 east of Prineville. The Oregon Department …

Reward offered in two separate elk poaching cases

Jefferson and Crook Counties, Ore. – Oregon State Police are seeking information about two separate elk poaching cases in Crook County and Jefferson County. According to OSP, the carcass of a possibly poached bull elk was found on November 19th alongside Highway …

Local community leader George Gilman passes away

Medford, Ore. — A longtime Rogue Valley community leader and former State Representative, George Gilman, has passed away. Like many generations from his family, Gilman was born and raised in Central Point where the family worked in the dairy business. Gilman died …