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Lake County School District#7’s regular board meeting was moved to Friday, Sept. 5 to accommodate the required quorum that would not have been possible on its regular scheduled date, and came with it big news of Rebecca Hargis resigning from the board to become the executive secretary at the LCSD7 district offices. Clad in appropriate […]

Dennis Mooney, parading for 33 years

When someone has such beautiful and unique pieces of equipment, what is there to stop from showing it off every once in a while? Dennis Mooney, former long-time owner of the local True Value store,  has taken upon himself to show at least one of these beauties every year for the Labor Day parade in […]

Thunder Ranch’s gun raffle announced its winners that went to benefit The Reece Initiative. The Reece Initiative is a cause to benefit a young man named Reece who has had many health issues that are causing a brain abnormality. Reece is six years old but has the mental capacity of a one-year-old that will be […]

It has taken a lot of hard work and dedication to re-open the Schminck Museum in Lakeview after its closure last year following a fire marshal inspection, but with the museum now accepting visitors the beloved archive of the community’s history will remain open to the public through October. The Fire Marshal inspection in 2013 […]

Big Weekend for Lake County

Although preparation began months ago, this last week saw Lakeview swell with throws of people in town for many big events. From the 4H/ FFA  Fat Stock Sale, Carnival rides, Open Class entries, Dustin Lynch concert, the first-ever PRCA rodeo action on Sunday and Monday to the Labor Day parade, lots was going on. Watch […]

Recently, the Lake County Resources Initiative (LCRI) has collected various rural developmental projects for Lake County and has whittled the prospects down to three. These three are a value added food product project, a USDA certified slaughter and processing facility and a catalog up sales for country wear such as rawhide ropes, horse hair ropes […]

Grand plans are in the works for a new event – — Oktoberfest, the traditional Germanic harvest festival confusingly held in September, synonymous with beer, food and fun. Soroptimist International are overseeing Lakeview’s festivities planned, taking place at the Lake County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The 2014 rendition […]

Chamber of Commerce receives exquisite arrowheads donation

Behind the gruff exterior lies a heart of gold instilling Ben Sudul with a lifelong spirit of giving, his most recent donation being multiple displays of beautifully crafted arrowheads to the Lake County Chamber of Commerce. A resident of Estacada near Portland, Sudul, who prefers being called “Trapper Ben”, visits Lake County often to dig […]

Favell-Utley celebrate 100 years of business

Favell-Utley Realty and Insurance opened their doors, welcoming in the public to explore the grand history of the company and enjoy refreshments during an open house on Thursday, Aug. 28. In 1914 Nolte-Utley Realty Company was formed, and ever since the building at 120 N. E St. in Lakeview has been home to the family-run […]

Lakeview earns a place in the record books

What took an entire week to build exploded in under a minute, but the experience was well worth it for the youth in the teen summer reading program that helped construct a Guinness World Record attempt at a stickbomb on Saturday, Aug. 23. Organized by the Lake County Main Library for the summer reading program […]

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