Bowman Museum funding measure passes easily


Voters in Crook County have approved continuing funding the Bowman Museum in Downtown Prineville. As of Wednesday morning, the measure was passing 78% to 22%.

The six cents-per-$1,000 of assessed value will provide the museum between $164,000 and $184,000 per year.

The museum chronicles the development of Prineville and Crook County.

It also includes a display on the life of Les Schwab. The founder of the tire chain started in Crook County.

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