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Scaled-down drag racing action drives student competition

While Lakeview’s dragstrip rests dormant during the cold winter months, a much more scaled-down version brought the same kind of high-speeds, thrills and friendly competition in Fred Smith’s woodshop class finals, as students squared off in races with wooden cars they had built during the school term. During the term Smith’s Daly Middle School and […]

Taylor Watts:  a product of youth mentoring success

Taylor Watts, an early graduate of Lakeview High School, is saying goodbye to Lake County for now, having recently packed up for college. This step is far from unusual for graduates, but reaching this point in her life is a testament to the positive work and guidance of the Lake County Youth Mentor Program (LCYMP). […]

Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) has announced eight listening sessions across Oregon to hear from communities around the state as the agency begins to implement Oregon’s recently passed recreational marijuana law. Two meetings already held in Baker City and Pendleton drew more than 180 people. “Hearing firsthand from community members is vital to our public […]

Honkers honored as MaxPreps Oregon Team of the Week

Lakeview High School girls varsity basketball received a prestigious award on Friday, Jan. 23 before the start of their home game against Rogue River, presented with a plaque for being named the MaxPreps Oregon Team of the Week for the week of Jan. 11. Formally presented to coaches and players by Sgt. First Class Josh […]

Effective Saturday, Jan. 31, the Department of State Lands (DSL) will be re-opening Lake County lakes Crump, Goose and Hart back to the public. The lakebed closures followed a visit from Lanny Quakenbush, manager of the Eastern Oregon Region for DSL, on Oct. 4, 2014 during a commissioners work session. Reasoning behind the closures were […]

Commissioners Ken Kestner and Dan Shoun kicked off their work session on Tuesday, Jan. 20 with the budget officer recommendation of Ann Crumrine, County treasurer, who had held the position the previous year. The Commissioners also approved the budget calendar for the fiscal year of 2015-16. The focus then turned to the University of Oregon […]

Rocky Mountain Elks Foundation (RMEF) members are gearing up their annual banquet that is set to be at the Lake County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Jan. 31 at 4 p.m. by selling tickets to a myriad of merchandise that will be up for grabs. For the banquet portion of the event, Jay Farmen and the Future […]

Button takes over serving Lake County optometry needs

After several years of serving the Lakeview community, Dr. Garry Kappel has retired from his optometry practice, which has been subsequently bought by Klamath Eye Center. Taking Kappel’s place at the center is Dr. Mary Ann Button as of Thursday, Jan. 15. Along with the staffing change, the title of the company also switched from […]

Plans to open up an additional 3,500 more square feet of the Lake County courthouse were recently approved at the County Commissioners work session on Tuesday, Jan. 20. The extra space will be coming from the former location of the library that was located on the second floor of the courthouse. Property and Facilities Mgr. […]

Klamath Community College (KCC) and the Oregon Employment Department (OED) have reached an agreement to share data on where and how students are employed. In a first for the state of Oregon, KCC will receive employment data on students who have graduated from or attended KCC, allowing KCC to track students who obtain employment in […]

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