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Fire crews gain invaluable training

With winter approaching and temperatures dropping, local firefighters took time to train on how to extinguish propane and flammable liquid fires should a problem with heating fuels ever occur. Coordinated by the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training, DPSST Regional Coordinator Harry Ward led a class at the Lakeview Fire Station on Monday, […]

Welcoming in the autumn weather each year brings anywhere from 3,000 to 5,000 people in a single day from all corners of the state to attend Christmas Valley Community Church’s Fall Festival. The 21st annual festival will be held Saturday, Oct. 18 to come together to have a pleasant time but also contribute to many […]

County Commissioners spoke on the potential of obtaining mineral and geothermal rights from Weyerhaeuser property in Lake County. County Legal Counsel Jim Bailey said there would be no liability on the county’s part if agreed upon. He further said that there wouldn’t be a legal document that would transfer the rights, but he would ask […]

American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host a political forum tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 15 at the Lake County Senior Center, 11 N. G St. at 6:30 p.m. Sheriff candidates, incumbent Phil McDonald and challenger Mike Taylor will have two-minute introductions followed by a 15 minute-break. During the break, the audience may write tasteful and […]

Editor and publisher of Range Magazine, C.J. Hadley, will be present at the annual Library Endowment at the Lake County Main Library on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. A dinner will follow at 6:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge. Hadley will speak on “Cuddling the Soul of the West,” which is […]

A short but productive Board meeting for Lake Health District (LHD) happened on Thursday, Oct. 2 to discuss and approve agenda items. The Board of Directors approved documents for the transferring of management and operations from Lake Health District long-term care to Lakeview Gardens. These documents included the change of management and operations agreement as […]

Former Lake County Sheriff Deputy Kenneth Turkle changed his plea to guilty during the second day of court proceedings on multiple charges of evidence tampering and sexual abuse. Turkle was charged with six counts of Contributing to the Sexual Delinquency of a Minor, one count of Tampering With Evidence, one count of Solicitation of Tampering […]

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 […]

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