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Scaled-down drag racing action drives student competition

While Lakeview’s dragstrip rests dormant during the cold winter months, a much more scaled-down version brought the same kind of high-speeds, thrills and friendly competition in Fred Smith’s woodshop class finals, as students squared off in races with wooden cars they had built during the school term. During the term Smith’s Daly Middle School and […]

Taylor Watts:  a product of youth mentoring success

Taylor Watts, an early graduate of Lakeview High School, is saying goodbye to Lake County for now, having recently packed up for college. This step is far from unusual for graduates, but reaching this point in her life is a testament to the positive work and guidance of the Lake County Youth Mentor Program (LCYMP). […]

Members of Lakeview Cub Scout Pack 13 were given an exclusive tour of the Lake County Courthouse on Thursday, Jan. 22. Working backwards through the criminal justice system, Cub Scouts Timmy, Ty, Benjamin, and Jeffrey were shown the workings of the jail.  Although not old enough to go inside the jail, while standing outside the […]

Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) has announced eight listening sessions across Oregon to hear from communities around the state as the agency begins to implement Oregon’s recently passed recreational marijuana law. Two meetings already held in Baker City and Pendleton drew more than 180 people. “Hearing firsthand from community members is vital to our public […]

It was a tough go for Lakeview High School boys varsity basketball on Tuesday, Jan. 20, losing to 1A Chiloquin at Honker Court, 69-63. LHS started fast, taking an early lead thanks to high-energy and sharp shooting from senior Jack Graham and junior Jace Frank, but Chiloquin matched the Honkers’ speed with an uptempo assault […]

Honkers honored as MaxPreps Oregon Team of the Week

Lakeview High School girls varsity basketball received a prestigious award on Friday, Jan. 23 before the start of their home game against Rogue River, presented with a plaque for being named the MaxPreps Oregon Team of the Week for the week of Jan. 11. Formally presented to coaches and players by Sgt. First Class Josh […]

North Lake High School wrestling may have been small in numbers this year, but led big in heart as two Cowboys captured the 1A state championships for their respective weights at the Class 1A State Wrestling Tournament in Lowell on Saturday, Jan 24. Conner Wade pinned his opponent, Chelsea Byrne of Lowell, a minute into […]

Following the Lake County Elks National Hoop Shoot competition two weeks ago, first place finishers put their skills to the test at the regional Hoop Shoot on Saturday, Jan. 24. Five Lake County winners from the previous competition traveled to Prineville to face other winners from district competitions, the winners from each age and gender […]

Effective Saturday, Jan. 31, the Department of State Lands (DSL) will be re-opening Lake County lakes Crump, Goose and Hart back to the public. The lakebed closures followed a visit from Lanny Quakenbush, manager of the Eastern Oregon Region for DSL, on Oct. 4, 2014 during a commissioners work session. Reasoning behind the closures were […]

Commissioners Ken Kestner and Dan Shoun kicked off their work session on Tuesday, Jan. 20 with the budget officer recommendation of Ann Crumrine, County treasurer, who had held the position the previous year. The Commissioners also approved the budget calendar for the fiscal year of 2015-16. The focus then turned to the University of Oregon […]

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