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Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has entered into a prospective purchaser agreement consent order with Larry Boydston to facilitate the sale and re-opening of the Fort Rock General Store, a rural store and gas station. Boydston will continue to provide access to DEQ and its contractors to perform remedial actions. The property was a […]

Nearly 18,000 sticks break the Guinness World Record

Back in August teens in the Lakeview summer reading program spent an entire week working to set a new Guinness World Record with the largest stickbomb ever created, followed by the world’s largest impromptu game of pick-up stix. It was estimated to be around 15,000 sticks in size, but after many late nights of work […]

EPA’s Justin Spenillo visits Lakeview

On a fittingly windy day that created dust and ash clouds that blocked some view of the mountains, Justin Spenillo, Environment Protection Agency (EPA) officer of Region 10, made rounds on Wednesday, Sept. 17 around Lakeview to bring attention to the PM Advance Plan. Throughout his visit, he took the time to visit with town, […]

Oktoberfest has much to offer the whole family this year when Soroptimist International of Lakeview host a fun-filled day-long event at the Lake County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Sept. 27. A Germanic harvest celebration synonymous with beer and polka music and confusingly held in September not October, Oktoberfest in Lake County ditches the traditional lederhosen and […]

Fairgrounds Gun Show this weekend

Lake County Fairgrounds will be jumping this weekend with two days of festivities, encompassing a two-day gun show alongside Oktoberfest celebrations Sept. 27-28. The Lake County Fair Board is presenting the 25th annual Gun and Trade Show, starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27 until 5 p.m., and running from 9 a.m. to 3 […]

Negotiations between Rod Rock Biofuels and the Town of Lakeview to establish a biofuels operation in Lakeview have been ongoing for some time, but this past week an approved Department of Defense (DOD) contract brought it one step closer to reality. On Friday, Sept. 19 the announcement was formally made that a contract from the […]

A celebration of the success of the Barry Well Geothermal project in Lakeview will be held on Friday, Oct. 3 at Lake District Hospital at 11 a.m. Coordinated between the Lake Health District, Lake County School District #7 and the Town of Lakeview, the event will present information on the project’s construction and maintenance, showcase […]

A grant recently came through for Lake Health District’s Home Health and Hospice that will go to benefit the Patient Navigator program. The grant totals $73,545 and comes from the Eastern Oregon Coordinated Care Organization (EOCCO) transformation grants. The Patient Navigator program has a host of available ways that it will assist county members. It […]

Honkers second half stirs comeback

Lakeview High School varsity football has had a tough go of it so far this year, with the low point coming last week at Burns in a 53-0 loss. Facing another potential blowout down 18-0 at halftime at home to La Pine on Friday, Sept. 19, the Honkers said no more. LHS Head Coach Rick […]

Lake Health District’s (LHD) Board held its monthly meeting on Thursday, Sept. 11 where hospital administration reported their monthly earnings and presented plans to improve its services. For Chairman Chuck Kelley’s first recognition of outstanding employees, he identified LHD’s CEO Charlie Tveit. Kelley said that Tveit had a “depth of knowledge and is always on […]

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