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Betty Jane Eri 94, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 in Lakeview. Betty was born Sept. 6, 1920 in Medford to Clarence and Idabelle (Whillock) Evans. She graduated from the Medford High School in 1939 then attended Linfield College and  Western Business College. On Aug. 31, 1941 she married her […]

As you read this I will be long gone. I’m the latest victim of mandated vacation time, with strict orders from the Examiner to get out of Lake County and not think about work until I return. It’s not that I don’t enjoy my job as a community voice, but everyone needs occasional time away […]

It was great to see all of you who attended the joint Farm Bureau/Harney County Stock Growers annual meeting and dinner held in Burns last week.  While we had about 65 in attendance, there should have been about 600 people interested in the challenges that face the agriculture community. I pay hundreds of dollars in […]

I have yet to meet Mike Taylor, candidate for sheriff. He does seem to be an articulate, intelligent man, and as a retired police from Washington state certainly of high integrity. However, he is a retired police officer from Washington state. I checked the voter’s pamphlet and Mr. Taylor’s self endorsement does not mention ever […]

Paisley’s Five Mile Point Caves have been added to the United States’ listing of the nation’s most important archeological and historic sites by the National Park Service. Based on archaeological excavations, the site shows evidence of human occupation in Oregon beginning 14,300 years ago, which is nearly 1,000 years earlier than originally believed. One item […]

Geothermal dedication  showcases many benefits

Dignitaries, key players and others involved in construction of the geothermal heating system providing energy to the Lake Health District and Lake County School District #7 gathered in Lakeview on Friday, Oct. 3 at Lake District Hospital to formally dedicate the launch of the project. In operation since December, 2013, the closed-loop system extracts hot […]

Fitness and healthy living are topics that are being pushed throughout the county, especially from the Community Health Improvement Program (CHIP) that is promoting different programs for the community to enjoy. But a stumbling block the county is facing is the lack of facilities provided for that initiative. This is a reason why Lake County […]

Lakeview’s branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host a candidate’s forum on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lake County Senior Center. The event is free and open to the public, an open forum where questions may be submitted. The format will include a two-minute introduction by each candidate […]

WWII era plane crash investigation at Goose Lake

Much has been said concerning the lore of the two or three trainer Navy planes that crashed in Goose Lake in 1945. There has been no official investigation or recovery conducted before Lake County Search and Rescue took the responsibility to document the remnants that are now visible on the lake bed. The search commenced […]

Plenty of prizes at endowment dinner Oct. 18

This year’s Lake County Library Endowment Dinner at the Elks Lodge on Saturday, Oct. 18 will include plenty of coveted prizes being raffled off to lucky winners. In addition, guest speaker C.J. Hadley, editor and publisher of Range Magazine will be speaking. The event aims to raise funds for the Lake County Libraries, which includes […]

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