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WCCF food drive highly successful

Warner Creek Correctional Facility’s (WCCF) 2014 food drive held last month successfully collected the equivalent of 20,288 pounds of food for local food pantry programs, according to WCCF Exec. Asst. Rebecca Hargis. Averaging out to about 204.93 pounds of food per staff member, the proceeds collected from the program will benefit the Lake County Food […]

Following extended discussions by both the Lake County Board of Commissioners and an ad-hoc committee, South Central Oregon Economic Development District Exec. Dir. Betty Riley was appointed as Lake County’s interim rural economic development specialist. Riley additionally will also serve as the manager of the Lake County/Town of Lakeview-sponsored enterprise zone. The position will be […]

Lake County Board of Commissioners approved quotes for oil related to Lake County Road Department paving and asphalt work during their Tuesday, March 4, work session. The approved bids came from Idaho Asphalt, with a cost savings of $7.50 per ton on paving oil from last year at $625.50, and $529 on chip sealing oil, […]

Blackwood Legacy Quartet in concert

The Blackwood Legacy Quartet, a group based out of Nashville, Tenn., will perform a special concert event in Christmas Valley on Friday, March 28, at 7 p.m., at the Christmas Valley Community Church. Boasting an unbroken lineage to the Dove and Grammy-award winning Blackwood Brothers, the Mansion Records artists link the best of Southern Gospel’s […]

Lake Emergency Telecommunications 9-1-1 Dir. Scott Utley updated Lakeview’s Town Council on forthcoming technology issues at the center during the Council’s Tuesday, March 11, meeting. Utley noted that eight of the 9-1-1 center’s computer stations and four of its servers would not be supported by Microsoft as of April 8. The supported software change will […]

Lake County Courthouse Security Mgr. Lt. Paul Havel recently reviewed the completion of the courthouse security system upgrade during a March 4 work session. The project, which was contracted out to Basin Telecom, a Klamath Falls-based firm, included upgraded IP cameras and ID card-access locks for certain access points of the courthouse.  The County approved […]

Oregon Outback Humane Society Dir. Martina Keil updated Lake County’s Board of Commissioners on the organization’s activities and programs during one of their recent meetings. Commissioner Brad Winters said the only negative feedback he’d received pertained to the organization’s trap, spay/neuter and release program for feral cats.  Some residents, he said, were not happy with […]

Lake County School District No. 7 Supt. Sean Gallagher recently updated Lake County’s Board of Commissioners on several topics related to the local schools. Gallagher clarified an advanced diploma program currently in development as a pilot project with Klamath schools. The program’s intent is to afford students a fifth year to earn one year of […]

Following extended discussion by both the Lake County Board of Commissioners and an ad-hoc committee, South Central Oregon Economic Development District Exec. Dir. Betty Riley received the appointment as Lake County’s interim rural economic development specialist. Riley additionally will also serve in as the manager of the Lake County/Town of Lakeview-sponsored enterprise zone. The position […]

Flynn named 2014 Grand Leprechaun, Finetti honored as Wee Leprechaun

What do 89-year-old Fields Flynn and 3-year-old Alida Finetti have in common? Well, both share the distinction of serving as Irish Days royalty for this year’s 29th annual festival, which celebrates Lakeview’s long-standing Irish heritage.  The duo will be formally introduced at the Friday, March 14, Soroptimists Irish Days dinner, planned this year at the […]

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