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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 […]

Button takes over serving Lake County optometry needs

After several years of serving the Lakeview community, Dr. Garry Kappel has retired from his optometry practice, which has been subsequently bought by Klamath Eye Center. Taking Kappel’s place at the center is Dr. Mary Ann Button as of Thursday, Jan. 15. Along with the staffing change, the title of the company also switched from […]

Kestner speaks on  downed planes at LCHS

Visiting the Lake County Historical Society’s (LCHS) monthly meeting was Commissioner Ken Kestner. He was their guest speaker to educate members on the three crashed planes in Lake County lakes. The meeting was held at the Western Villa on Thursday, Jan. 15. Kestner came prepared with a variety of images that were prepared by Dept. […]

Jerry’s Restaurant closes its doors

Serving its last meal in the afternoon of Thursday, Jan. 15 marked the end of Jerry’s Restaurant in Lakeview. According to owner Ivan Pack, the closure was a long-time coming with the change of demographics in Lakeview singling out the younger generation’s lack of desire to enjoy a sit-down meal. “There’s a big change in […]

Rowdy the Reading Dog: visits the library to help kids learn

Trained animals can provide a wide variety of public services from guiding the sight-impaired to sniffing out drugs and explosives, but helping kids read is one service not commonly considered. Rowdy the Reading Dog, a literacy therapy dog in training, is working towards becoming just that, a vital cog in the early education of Lake […]

Vaughn family displays safari heads from once-in-a-lifetime African hunt

An extensive family tradition of hunting came to the epitome of the sport when the Vaughn family and a life-long friend had the opportunity to hunt in African country last April. Lakeview resident Richard Vaughn won the auction for a trip in July 2013 from the Friends of the National Rifle Association banquet leading him […]

Portland’s own Hand2Mouth theater company is planning a two-day performance tour of Lake County at the beginning of February. During Hand2Mouth’s visit, they will work with the Paisley School’s drama class from 8 to 9 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 5 and then hold a public performance at the School’s auditorium at 7 p.m. that same […]

Last August a group of Lakeview teens were determined to put Lake County in the Guinness Book of World Records, creating the world’s largest stick bomb as the culmination of the Lake County Library’s teen summer reading program. Word was supposed to come through confirming their attempt from Guinness by December, yet for the anxious […]

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