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Vivian Lois Flick, 85, unexpectedly and peacefully passed away on Monday, July 7, 2014. She was born on Oct. 12, 1928 in Moffat, Colo. to Frank and Juanita (Platz) Clark. She attended schools in Gunnison, Colo. and graduated with the class of 1946 from Gunnison County High School. On June 8, 1947 Vivian married Carroll […]

July 28, 2014 marks the one hundred year anniversary of the official start of WWI. A local newspaper reader asked me to write about WWI and the impact on the Middle East. The problem in doing this is complying with the typical 200 word limit of many newspapers, but I decided to do it anyway […]

Recently, I found myself on the opposite end of the whole news reporter scene; and I must say it was a refreshing change of pace. Herald and News Regional Editor Lee Juillerat interviewed me for a farewell piece of sorts, which ran on page two of the Klamath Falls daily’s Friday, July 11, edition. I’d […]

Two days of drag racing action drew in some two dozen or so drivers from throughout the region on Saturday, July 5, and Sunday, July 6. Sunday’s race featured a Summit ET points race in addition to the annual Firecracker Cash Bash money race. The money race was held last on Sunday, closing out the […]

Plans were finalized at a recent organizing meeting for the third annual Tour de Outback event, slated for Aug. 1-2 showcasing the scenic bikeway between the communities of Lakeview, Adel and Plush. Festivities will begin on Friday, Aug. 1 with an evening social ride starting at Hunter’s Hot Springs at 5:30 p.m. in Lakeview and […]

LakeRidge Golf Course will once again host the Jennie Welch Memorial Golf Tournament, set for Saturday, July 26 starting at 1 p.m. Sponsored by the LakeRidge Men’s and Ladies clubs, it will be the eighth time the tournament is held honoring Welch, an avid golfer who died of cancer. A bench at the golf course […]

Hi-Desert Stormtroopers Snowmobile/ATV club will host the third annual ATV Poker Run on Saturday, July 19. Starting at the Lake County Fairgrounds at 8 a.m., the run will for the first time utilize the newly approved Town of Lakeview ATV Ordinance, which took effect July 10 allowing ATVs to travel a specific path through town […]

Health district approves  LTC license transfer pursuit

Lake Health District’s board of directors approved transferring the Long Term Care unit’s license from the Lake District Hospital over to the district’s Alturas, Calif.-based Goose Lake Medical Services Clinic. Lake District Hospital CEO Charlie Tveit explained to the board that the transfer would involve a two-month application process through the state.  The primary reason […]

David Porter, a regional spokesman with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration, recently spoke to Lake County’s Board of Commissioners about EDA funding opportunities. During the Commissioners’ July 1 work session, Porter spoke on the most effective means of pursuing grant funding for economic development efforts. Porter noted his service territory includes Oregon […]

Quilt up for raffle at this year’s Round-Up

A handmade quilt designed and sewn by Goose Tracks and quilted by Kim Stanford of Alturas, Calif. will be up for grabs at this year’s Lake County Round-Up, the drawing to be held on Monday, Sept. 1. It is the tenth year a Round-up quilt will be raffled during the annual event. Tickets are available […]

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