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During the Lake District Health board meeting on Thursday, Dec. 4, Spencer Clarke, MD voiced his concerns about the rural health clinic that is in the works by hospital administration. Clarke gave some background about his experience relating to the potential clinic. He explained that the rural health clinic is an effort by Eastern Oregon […]

There’s more at stake than just Christmas spirit with residents and their house decorations this year, as the Lake County Chamber of Commerce is organizing a lighting and decoration competition. Entry forms are available at the Chamber office and at the Lake County Examiner for the Lakeview light contest, with judging of outdoor holiday decorations […]

Lakeview Town Council held a well-attended regular session meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 25, addressing several topics with final approval of the much-discussed medicinal marijuana ordinance highlighting the schedule. Local resident Frank Vaughn spoke during public comment addressing his displeasure with a vacant lot across from his property that had not been cleaned up to his […]

Accompanied by a well-balanced dinner, members of the Community Advisory Council (CAC) and the Lake County Community Health Improvement Partnership (CHIP) held their month meeting on Thursday, Nov. 20. After a welcoming by Lake Health District CEO Charlie Tveit and brief introductions, Tveit nominated Head Start’s Vicky Taylor and Public Health’s Mary Wilkie for the […]

Holiday Fair this  Friday and Saturday

Shepherding in the time of year of holiday-themed crafts and eatables, the 43rd Holiday Fair presented by the Lake District Hospital Auxiliary will provide everything that a Christmas lover would ever want. The event will begin on Friday, Dec. 5 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a gala grand opening at both of the […]

Lakeview Holiday Opening

Crowds gathered in the Washington Federal Bank parking lot in Lakeview after sunset on Monday, Dec. 1 to celebrate the official launch of the holiday season with the lighting of the town Christmas tree. Rainy and cold conditions couldn’t keep a large crowd away, Mayor Mike Patrick welcoming all to the ceremony. Kids were bundled […]

After months of debate, Lakeview Town Council approved an ordinance regulating medicinal marijuana dispensaries within town limits during their Tuesday, Nov. 25 regular session meeting. The prepared ordinance was approved unanimously by the three council members present and Mayor Mike Patrick, with Sandra Wenzel absent, though several indicated initially their strong opposition to the ordinance. […]

A sudden closure of the YMCA preschool in Lakeview last summer left many parents scrambling to find alternatives for daycare for the 2014-15 school year. For a select lucky few a solution was already available, fortuitous timing resulting in the launch of a new private preschool operated out of First Baptist Church. Casey Thames spearheaded […]

Winter is coming, and if nights weren’t already cold enough, it’s about to get worse. While the cold impacts life throughout Lake County, for the elderly harsh weather and cold temperatures can be particularly taxing. To the rescue comes Warner Creek Correctional Facility and the Lake County Senior Center, providing wood to heat homes for […]

As the first snows of fall begin, focus turns to preparations for the long, cold winter ahead. From home to work to transportation, extra steps are needed to ensure a safe and pleasant winter season. This is part 1 of a three part series covering proper preparations for winter. Just because snow and ice are […]

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