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Revitalizing and reinvesting in Lakeview business

Brad Augustine has invested thousands in providing a second life to an old home built in the 1920s along N. 4th Street, with big plans for the future. In November 2010 Augustine purchased the house located on F strret for $85,000, at the time a crumbling structure with poor foundation close to being condemned. Following […]

Speaking on behalf of the Lake County Senior Citizens Association board, Mary Anderson approached Lake County’s Board of Commissioners with a request for funding assistance for the senior center during their Tuesday, June 3, meeting. The senior citizens board is currently seeking to upgrade the windows at the senior center facility. Numbers presented before the […]

A work session and regular session of Lakeview Town Council were held on Tuesday, May 27, addressing the medicinal marijuana dispensary moratorium, the ATV ordinance regarding OHV’s crossing highways, and the Head Start program. A 45-minute work session debating how to regulate dispensaries was the first of several meetings to attempt to come to consensus […]

Lake County’s Board of Commissioners approved by unanimous vote a budget-related resolution regarding the upcoming Lake County Round-Up during their Tuesday, June 3, work session. Resolution 2013-15 addresses a contingency transfer in the amount of $19,200 for this year’s Labor Day weekend rodeo. The transfer is necessary due to the rodeo’s sanctioning by the Professional […]

Now in its fourth year as a local happening, a local recycling event for old household paint materials has, once again, ‘cleaned up’ in the most literal sense. Coordinated by PaintCare and the Lake County Road Department, the event afforded local residents an opportunity to unload their old, unneeded paint materials at no cost.  The […]

A new coordinator for the Lake County Cooperative Weed Management Area program was recently hired, with Jason Jaeger assuming the reins earlier this month. Jaeger will assume varied responsibilities associated with the local weed management efforts, including coordinating grant funding, overseeing finances for the countywide weed management area delegating grants for the weed management program […]

The use of food stamps in Lake County increased during the recession, assisting families in stretching their food dollars, contributing to local spending and helping spark a national debate about the future of the federal nutrition program. The proportion of Lake County residents receiving food stamps hit 20.4 percent in 2011, according to the U.S. […]

Lake County’s Board of Commissioners and Klamath Community College officials discussed their contract for out-of-district services during a Wednesday, May 28, special session. The meeting served as purely a discussion opportunity, as no formal action was taken at that time.  A formal draft contract for the 2014/15 school year is expected to be prepared this […]

Six months later, geothermal a success for all involved

Six months after activation of geothermal heating operated by the town of Lakeview, those involved are ecstatic with the success of the system. Following the model implemented at the Warner Creek Correctional Facility, renewable energy has replaced the need for traditional heating uses, with hopes of further expanding throughout Lakeview. Despite some early glitches and […]

“From Gold to Uranium: a History of Mining in and near Oregon’s High Desert” is the title of the talk to be presented by Jeff LaLande, Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Oregon Encyclopedia, taking place at the Lake County library on Thursday, June 12 at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to all ages, held […]

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