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At the Lake County Commissioners regular session on Tuesday, Sept. 16, Bob Nash, superintendent of Educational Service District (ESD), gave an update on the program, first about its funding. He said that the Lake ESD funding has been frozen since 2003 and they have been operating under what is called “million dollar funding.” Nash said […]

County Commissioners listened to support and addressed concerns about County Ordinance #104, the new ATV ordinance that would allow off-road vehicles on most of the county roads, during the their regular session on Wednesday, Sept. 17. Commissioner Brad Winters, who was the lead in the subcommittee, gave an overview of the ATV ordinance process. Most […]

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has entered into a prospective purchaser agreement consent order with Larry Boydston to facilitate the sale and re-opening of the Fort Rock General Store, a rural store and gas station. Boydston will continue to provide access to DEQ and its contractors to perform remedial actions. The property was a […]

EPA’s Justin Spenillo visits Lakeview

On a fittingly windy day that created dust and ash clouds that blocked some view of the mountains, Justin Spenillo, Environment Protection Agency (EPA) officer of Region 10, made rounds on Wednesday, Sept. 17 around Lakeview to bring attention to the PM Advance Plan. Throughout his visit, he took the time to visit with town, […]

Fairgrounds Gun Show this weekend

Lake County Fairgrounds will be jumping this weekend with two days of festivities, encompassing a two-day gun show alongside Oktoberfest celebrations Sept. 27-28. The Lake County Fair Board is presenting the 25th annual Gun and Trade Show, starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27 until 5 p.m., and running from 9 a.m. to 3 […]

Negotiations between Rod Rock Biofuels and the Town of Lakeview to establish a biofuels operation in Lakeview have been ongoing for some time, but this past week an approved Department of Defense (DOD) contract brought it one step closer to reality. On Friday, Sept. 19 the announcement was formally made that a contract from the […]

A celebration of the success of the Barry Well Geothermal project in Lakeview will be held on Friday, Oct. 3 at Lake District Hospital at 11 a.m. Coordinated between the Lake Health District, Lake County School District #7 and the Town of Lakeview, the event will present information on the project’s construction and maintenance, showcase […]

A grant recently came through for Lake Health District’s Home Health and Hospice that will go to benefit the Patient Navigator program. The grant totals $73,545 and comes from the Eastern Oregon Coordinated Care Organization (EOCCO) transformation grants. The Patient Navigator program has a host of available ways that it will assist county members. It […]

Lake Health District’s (LHD) Board held its monthly meeting on Thursday, Sept. 11 where hospital administration reported their monthly earnings and presented plans to improve its services. For Chairman Chuck Kelley’s first recognition of outstanding employees, he identified LHD’s CEO Charlie Tveit. Kelley said that Tveit had a “depth of knowledge and is always on […]

As the start of fall term approaches for Klamath Community College (KCC) and its Lake County branch at the Innovation and Learning Center (ILC), plans for establishing a Registered Nurse program this year have been delayed until early 2015. The RN program has cleared two levels of approval to begin, but must still have final […]

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