Aviation

Prineville Airport  www.flyprineville.com is only 6 1/2 air miles or 13 road miles from us and  has full servicing including top notch A & P’s.

EAA Chapter 617  holds meetings every second Saturday of the month at 9:00 AM at the Prineville Airport.  They have a pancake breakfast 8:00 to 9:00 AM before every meeting (recommended donation $7.00). 

Many of our pilots work with the Young Eagles which in May, July and September this year.  For information regarding this program contact Chuck Rosenfeld.

 
Medical & Emergency Services

We are pleased to say that Dry Creek’s airstrip is utilized by both Air Link www.airlinkcct.org and Life Flight www.lifeflight.org  to provide transport for seriously ill or injured patients for neighboring communities and Dry Creek Airpark.  Both of these services work together with our local EMS, fire departments and the hospital.

The local fire department is located at 12051 SE Juniper Canyon Road and is just 3.8 miles up the road from us to provide both EMS and fire protection needs. The main fire department center is located in town, approximately 10.5 miles away.

The new St. Charles Prineville Hospital (541-447-6254) opened in September 2015 and is only 20 minutes from us.  It is a Trauma Level IV, Critical Access Hospital and is a member of the St. Charles Health System, headquartered in Bend.

Crook County Reverse 9-1-1: www.alertcrookcounty.org

Sheriff Non-Emergency:  541-447-6398  sheriff.co.crook.or.us

Police Non-Emergency:  541-447-4168  www.cityofprineville.com

Business and Tourism
Crook County Chamber of Commerce: Prineville Oregon    www.prinevillechamber.com

Weather
Dry Creek Airpark current weather
Prineville, OR weather: Accuweather-Prineville, OR

Education
Crook County School District
Public Schools:        Barnes Butte Elementary – opened September 2015
                                 Crooked River Elementary
                                 Crook County Middle School
                                 Crook County High School
                                 Pioneer Alternative High School

Private Schools:       High Desert Christian Academy

College:  Central Oregon Community College, based in Bend, has 4 Central Oregon campuses, including one in Prineville. COCC students can obtain a wide variety of certificates and Associates degrees including courses for transfer to a 4-year university. In addition, the college offers a myriad of community learning courses and training and business advising support from the Small Business Development Center.


Opened in 2016, the Oregon State University Cascades campus,  Oregon's first new public university in 50 years, has brought the educational resources, power, and prestige of Oregon State University to Central Oregon.