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Tickets for the Saturday, Aug. 30 Dustin Lynch concert at the Lake County Fairgrounds as part of the Lake County Fair and Round-Up will go on sale starting on Monday, July 21 at Umpqua Bank in Lakeview at 9 a.m. Lynch will headline the musical performances at the fair, performing at 6:30 p.m. at the […]

Each year, long-time residents of the community of Paisley are selected to serve as the Paisley Pioneers for the annual Mosquito Festival.  For 2014, the honor has been bestowed upon Ora and LaVonna Temple, according to a press release. The Temples have called Paisley home since 1956, and will lead this year’s Mosquito Festival parade […]

Moccasin Hill fire forces evacuations

Despite thunderstorms rolling through Lake County last week, few fires were reported in south central Oregon necessitating a response from Interagency Fire Crews, but the Moccasin Hill fire has grown to concerning levels. One fire was reported on Monday, July 7 in Klamath County on private lands, but was kept within less than one acre. […]

John Price, president of Oregon Outback Mining Company, recently updated the Lake County Board of Commissioners on its current operations. During the County’s Tuesday, July 1, work session, Price reviewed the company’s recent endeavors, including successful sales through a cruise line customer base. “We’ve sold quite a significant amount of rough (stock) over the past […]

Lakeview was awakened late on Tuesday, July 1, by the volunteer fire department siren, a call coming in at 11:03 p.m. for a barn on fire near town. The Lakeview Fire Department responded to the scene of the fire with two fire engines and a water tender. Thomas Creek Westside Fire Department also reported to […]

Todd Gregory of Obsidian Renewables recently approached Lake County’s Board of Commissioners with interest in acquiring county land for a 5-megawatt solar energy site in Lakeview. The commissioners discussed the proposal with Gregory during a July 1 work session, ultimately tabling any action during their July 2 regular session. Gregory detailed the potential siting of […]

Lake County’s Board of Commissioners recently approved an amendment to an intergovernmental agreement in place with the Department of Human Services. “The amendment pertains to increased funding for problem gambling services,” said Lake County Mental Health Dir. Ben Paz, who presented the amendment to the commissioners during their Tuesday, June 24, work session. As per […]

Simms named Grand Marshal

It’s looking to be quite a year for Lake County native Donald Simms. Simms, who has been named the grand marshal for this year’s Lake County Round-Up, will be assuming this prestigious role under quite a coincidence. He will be 95 years old by the time this year’s event rolls around, and it just so […]

Last call for Goose Chase tickets

It’s coming down to the wire, and as little as a $20 ticket could earn some lucky goose prizes worth thousands of dollars. Cash prizes and numerous items are up for grabs such as a Polaris 4×4 and a 50” HD television if a duck with the matching number to a ticket crosses the line […]

Plenty of fun planned at the Plush Sunstone Festival

Egan County Park in Plush will be the hot spot come Saturday, July 12, when the first annual Sunstone Festival takes place, with proceeds benefitting the Schminck Memorial Museum in Lakeview. Starting at 10 a.m. and running until 5 p.m., the park will be packed with food, fun, and festivities for all ages. Organized by […]

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