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Lake County athletes balance sports dreams with college realities

For most Lake County athletes, the pinnacle of competition comes with glory attained in varsity high school sports. A select few though have managed to continue in their athletic aspirations, joining collegiate teams across Oregon. Theresa O’Leary, who prefers being called Tess, is one such multi-talented Lake County resident turned collegiate student-athlete. At Paisley High […]

Filling the visual void

It’s rare to find a community deficient of video news coverage. While cities’ news stations cover a wide breadth every evening on local broadcasts, Lake County is secluded enough from those areas that news vans visiting the area is a scarcity. The Lake County Examiner has taken upon itself to fill this need with their own […]

When the Alger Theater refreshed their marquee with a message that read, “Karim’s Acting Academy Coming Soon,” it raised some hopes along with a few eyebrows. When contacted in early September, the academy’s namesake promised a robust lineup of musicals that would be open for young, high school aged thespians. Interest continued to gather when […]

It would be a far-reaching feat to find someone who is as enthusiastic about Halloween as owner of Goose Lake Computers, Marcia Hughes. As customers walk through the doors of her establishment, they are ambushed by a plethora of frightening items specifically for the before the end of October celebration of ghouls, zombies and the […]

Recently, Lakeview’s local eatery Polar Bear got a fresh touch up on the dining room, which may raise the question if Food Network’s “Restaurant Impossible” came into town. It has a cleaner and more country home feel with the addition of tin and wood paneling that complements the newly acquired tables. With the cosmetics also […]

Grant has passion to help in DHS

Especially in a high stress environment job, it is difficult to keep a smile on your face throughout the workweek. For Lakeview’s Department of Human Services’ Jeanette Grant, having a good sense of humor gets her through each day. Grant, having lived in such diverse places such as Saudi Arabia where she was born, Puerto […]

ODFW open for business  Better late than never

It took a tad longer than expected, but after years of discussion and months of construction Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Biologist Craig Foster finally has an office space to call home. For 12 years discussions took place about constructing a separate building for ODFW, the previous office shared in the Marius Building in […]

County escapes worst of northwest windstorm

One of the strongest windstorms to blow through the northwest in decades caused havoc throughout Oregon, but Lake County managed to escape the worst of the damage caused on Saturday, Oct. 25. Winds gusting in excess of 50 miles per hour across Lake County strained trees, roof shingles and sent debris flying, but aside from […]

Cold weather is bound to come around at the tail end of October, which will freeze the toes of witches and zombie trick ‘r treaters. To create a warmer safe haven for the costumed candy-seekers, Lakeview Elks Lodge is planning an event for children and families  to retreat into. Lodge members will be decorating stations […]

A Country Home Floral:  finds new owners, the Gustavensons

A Country Home Floral over the past several years has a reputation of serving Lakeview with their detailed work of designing masterful arrangements. While the business is transferring from long time owner Lacey Pardue to new ownership, they promise the same great service as before. Jury Gustaveson, A Country Home Floral’s new manager and part […]

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