A Powell Butte man was killed Sunday in a farming accident in a hay field northwest of the Prineville Airport. Crook County Sheriff's deputies tell our news partner, News Channel 21, the incident was reported around 2 p-m. Sergeant Travis Jurgens identifies the victim as Michael Rachor, 52, of Powell Butte. Few details have been released, but apparently a hay wagon collapsed onto Rachor, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Jones Road, full road closure between Bennington Lane and NE Butler Market Road. May 18 – August 18, local access only.
Orion Drive closed in two locations for sewer work; at the intersection with Avery Lane and between Desert Woods Drive and King Hezekiah Way. From July 11 to Sept. 6. Detours marked.
Valhalla Sewer Relocation Project, Mt. Washington Drive at Shevlin Park Road intersection and North to Regency Street. Nighttime closures with detours marked during roundabout construction. Daytime closures for construction towards Regency Street. 7 p.m. – 7 a.m., July 11 – November.