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Bubbleheads rejoice at festive Lake County bubble shows

Blowing bubbles comes naturally to professional Bubble-ologist Nick Kane of Hollywood, a mad scientist of madcap fun entertaining kids with his zany antics and massive bubbles. Touring Lake County as part of the Lake County Libraries’ Fizz Boom READ! summer reading program, Kane thrilled swarms of kids with interactive bubble presentations during three performances in […]

Kids discover priceless piece of  Lakeview history in bank basement

Treasure hunting conjures images of Indiana Jones finding lost relics hidden behind an array of booby traps, yet some treasures exist right beneath our feet. Two local youth interested in tracing Lakeview’s roots recently discovered a treasure of immeasurable historic value, in of all places the basement of Umpqua Bank. Zoe and Cole Bower, ages […]

Lakeview place second at John Day Invitational

Lakeview Swim Team continued their impressive summer season, finishing second behind hosts John Day Swim Team at the John Day Invitational Swim Meet July 26-27. Lakeview’s relay teams were a big reason for the second place finish, taking first in six different relay events. Alex Decker shined among 13-14 boys, winning the 50-yard freestyle, 200-yard […]

Tour de Outback Aug. 1-2 offers variety of great ride opportunities

Lake County’s annual premier bicycling event, the Tour De Outback, will be bigger and better than ever this year, featuring multiple rides for bike enthusiasts showcasing the new Oregon Outback Scenic Bikeway. Festivities begin with an informal social ride on Friday, Aug. 1 from Hunter’s Hot Springs starting at 5:30 p.m. to Warner Canyon Ski […]

With much of the west on fire while suffering through an extended drought, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) is working to establish legislation to help with natural disaster relief efforts and wildfire suppression funding. Wyden has created the Wildfire Disaster Funding Act (S. 1875) along with Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID) and 15 other members of congress […]

Another week, another series of fires emerged across Oregon stretching fire crews and equipment to the limits in an ongoing theme likely to stretch into the fall. The dry winter was an ominous sign of the busy fire season to come, and it has proven true with Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber declaring a state of […]

Here’s is just a sampling of the type of article you’ll find included in the 2014 Hunting and Fishing Guide inserted in today’s Examiner. There’s rather extensive research and labor that goes into ensuring that local lakes and streams have plenty of fish for anglers to catch. The task of maintaining the balance of native […]

It has been a long time coming for Lake Health District’s (LHD) brand new MRI to be set in place and usable for the Lake County patients. The machine is expected to be fully operational as of Aug. 4. having been magnetized and finished with testing last week. The new MRI, which stands for magnetic […]

Classic aircraft swarm Lakeview for air tour

Pilots from across Oregon flew their antique and unique aircraft to Lakeview on Monday, July 21 as part of the biennial Oregon Air Tour, organized by Oregon Antique and Classic Aircraft Club (OACAC). It is the thirtieth year of the tour, stopping in five cities across the state to celebrate aviation history and share stories […]

After several big fundraisers including a Baxter Black event in March and the recent Wild Goose Chase, nearly all hurdles have been cleared to start construction of the planned youth soccer field on a vacant lot near the Lake County School District #7 office in Lakeview. Plans for a proper soccer field have been established […]

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