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VFW place wreaths at I.O.O.F. Cemetery

Veteran of Foreign Wars (VFW) members of local Post 4070, remembered their fallen comrades during the holiday season by placing singular wreaths at the entrances of Lake County cemeteries on Friday, Dec. 19. Post Senior Vice Commander Lee Sanders and Post Chaplain George Middleton met up on a cold day to secure a modest wreath […]

U.S. Congressman Greg Walden (R-Hood River, OR 2nd District) made a visit to Lakeview on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at the Lakeview Rotary Club meeting as part of a regional tour through his district. Walden, who oversees a district that covers almost all of eastern Oregon with more total mileage than any state east of the […]

North Lake contest brings festive competition

Judges drove across northern Lake County last weekend searching out the best Christmas decorations from Paisley to Fort Rock as part of the North Lake Christmas Lighting Contest, sponsored by the Christmas Valley-North Lake Chamber of Commerce. With competitions for best decorations by both businesses and residential homes, the entries proved so good that the […]

Taylor’s prerequisites before taking office

Sheriff-elect, Mike Taylor, will be sworn into office at the beginning of January and is in the process to go through the proper qualifications to be fully equipped with what he needs. According to Taylor, there is a year grace period for the training or re-training that he needs to go through. Whether he needs […]

Locals lined up along Christmas Valley Road on Saturday, Dec. 13 evening to be astounded by the nine participants of the annual North Lake Chamber of Commerce Christmas Light Parade. The route began at Santa’s Hardware and Variety Store and finished at the Christmas Valley Community Center. The community gathered afterward at the Community Center […]

Dodds wins $1,000 Where In the World Examiner contest

Winning an assortment of gift cards totaling up to $1,000 was just icing on the cake for Margot Dodd’s 10 month effort in the Lake County Examiner’s Where In the World contest. The Examiner’s contest, which was sponsored by True Value Hardware, The Niche Boutique, Desert Rose Funeral Chapel, The 39er Variety Store, Burger Queen, […]

Lakeview Town Council accepted a bid from WSH Enterprises, Inc. out of Klamath Falls for extensive water line replacements to commence in 2015 at their regular session meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 9. Accepting a bid of $497,690 via Faron Baily of WSH, the award of the contract was unanimously approved by the council. WSH’s bid […]

Lakeview Stewardship Group honored with national award

Every year the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) recognizes groups and individuals who work to improve the health of watersheds, the Lakeview Stewardship Group being honored with the 2014 Chief’s Meeting America’s Needs Award for forest restoration efforts at the annual Chief’s Awards in Washington, D.C. A special ceremony was held on Friday, Dec. 5 to […]

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) and Oregon Cattlemen’s Association (OCA) have awarded the 2014 Riley Freeman Award to Adel ranchers Don and Diana Robinson. Don’s family has been ranching in the area since the late 1890’s and has exemplified qualities that is befitting to the annual award according to the release. The Robinson’s […]

Cantata rouses a standing ovation

Hundreds showed up for the annual Lake Community Christmas Cantata Chorus at the Lakeview LDS Church on Sunday, Dec. 14, which reaped worthy applause after its less than one hour production. The program entitled “Were You There on That Christmas Night?” by Lloyd Larson was dedicated to the memory of 14 past choir members. These […]

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