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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, […]

LHS, North Lake celebrate homecoming

Lake County schools participated in the grand tradition of homecoming last week in their own unique way, showcasing school spirit and having a lot of fun with a number of planned activities to celebrate the school, culminating in football games for Lakeview and North Lake schools. Paisley, lacking a football team, holds its homecoming in […]

Healthier food options and encouraging kids to make smart dietary choices are the basis for smart snack programs being implemented across the country at schools under the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition service division has spearheaded campaigns working with schools to provide resources to help prepare for […]

This Friday the Town of Lakeview, Lake County School District #7 (Lakeview) and Lake District Hospital will toast to the success of the Barry Well at a geothermal project dedication ceremony held at Lake District Hospital at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 3. All are welcome to attend the free event that will feature several […]

Oregon Outback Mining Company is coming fresh off of their First Annual Plush Sunstone Festival that happened on Saturday, July 12. Over 140 spaghetti dinners were served, which contributed to more than $800 in donations to the Schmink Museum. John Price, CEO of Oregon Outback, is hoping that next year’s will be a bigger deal […]

Six members of the Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council (COIC) presented updates on the work they have been undergoing in Lake County to the County Commissioners on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at their work session. COIC Exec. Dir. Andrew Spreadborough said that he appreciated the time he was given to meet with the Commissioners Dan Shoun and […]

Customers of Tnet Broadband Internet’s services were confused, frustrated and baffled by the company’s sudden connection outage, but not as much as the company themselves. On the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 23 Tnet services were severed with their upstream provider. The cause was discovered to be a worker from the provider accidentally clipping their fiber […]

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