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Paisley’s Five Mile Point Caves have been added to the United States’ listing of the nation’s most important archeological and historic sites by the National Park Service. Based on archaeological excavations, the site shows evidence of human occupation in Oregon beginning 14,300 years ago, which is nearly 1,000 years earlier than originally believed. One item […]

Geothermal dedication  showcases many benefits

Dignitaries, key players and others involved in construction of the geothermal heating system providing energy to the Lake Health District and Lake County School District #7 gathered in Lakeview on Friday, Oct. 3 at Lake District Hospital to formally dedicate the launch of the project. In operation since December, 2013, the closed-loop system extracts hot […]

Fitness and healthy living are topics that are being pushed throughout the county, especially from the Community Health Improvement Program (CHIP) that is promoting different programs for the community to enjoy. But a stumbling block the county is facing is the lack of facilities provided for that initiative. This is a reason why Lake County […]

Lakeview’s branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host a candidate’s forum on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lake County Senior Center. The event is free and open to the public, an open forum where questions may be submitted. The format will include a two-minute introduction by each candidate […]

WWII era plane crash investigation at Goose Lake

Much has been said concerning the lore of the two or three trainer Navy planes that crashed in Goose Lake in 1945. There has been no official investigation or recovery conducted before Lake County Search and Rescue took the responsibility to document the remnants that are now visible on the lake bed. The search commenced […]

Plenty of prizes at endowment dinner Oct. 18

This year’s Lake County Library Endowment Dinner at the Elks Lodge on Saturday, Oct. 18 will include plenty of coveted prizes being raffled off to lucky winners. In addition, guest speaker C.J. Hadley, editor and publisher of Range Magazine will be speaking. The event aims to raise funds for the Lake County Libraries, which includes […]

County planning welcomes newcomers, discuss zoning

A variance application and a few conditional use permits were approved along with a discussion concerning the re-zoning of Christmas Valley’s radar site at the Planning Commission meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 16. Adam Kershaw, project engineer from Anderson Engineering and Surveying, was present for the Plush gym/multi-purpose building public hearing. The building will be used […]

Secretary of Interior visits Lake County

A weeklong multi-state west coast tour by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell included a stop in Lakeview on Thursday, Sept. 25 to meet with BLM and USFS staff and visit several ranches to speak with locals about land use, renewable energy, wildlife habitat, climate action plans and much more. Meeting with over 80 […]

Michel’s Corp power line project underway

A large crew of 38 workers from Michel’s Corp will inhabit Lakeview for the next three weeks as they replace Bonneville Power’s hardware in Lake County. It is anticipated that they will stay through Sunday, Oct. 26 but will make another working stay around the same time in 2015 and possibly in 2016 if the […]

Search and Rescue crews train in Lake County

Fourteen members of Washoe County’s Search and Rescue team from the Reno and Carson City area of Nevada flew into Lakeview aboard seven aircraft on Friday, Sept. 19 to participate in search and rescue training simulations with Lake County crews. Overseen by the Sheriff’s Department in each respective county, Search and Rescue volunteers comprise pilots, […]

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