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Health district approves surplus of property

Action items at Lake Health District’s Thursday, April 3, board of directors meeting included the surplus of a lawn mower and truck. The truck, a 1993 Chevy pickup, was relegated by approval of the board to surplus status due to its age and varied mechanical issues.  It carries an estimated value of $500 to $700, […]

Bear attack results in lost cattle in Summer Lake

A bear suspected of killing several heads of cattle was shot and killed on Friday, April 4, after being chased out of a herd on the 24 Ranch in Summer Lake. Marie Leehmann discovered that one of their yearling heifers on the 24 Ranch had been destroyed on Wednesday, April 2, valued at around $1,000. […]

Teen found unharmed, deputy Turkle in custody

A Lakeview teen reported missing and endangered this past weekend was found safe on the afternoon of Sunday, April 13, after contacting a Lakeview law enforcement officer. Marriah Andrews, 17, was safe and unharmed, according to an Oregon State Police news release issued on Monday, April 14. Her family reported her missing on Friday, April […]

Lake District Hospital campus will go tobacco-free, May 1

Come May 1, you’d best snuff that butt well before the entrance to Lake District Hospital. The hospital facility will officially become a completely tobacco-free campus as of Thursday, May 1, joining a multitude of facilities throughout the state. Linda Michaelson, who serves as the chair for a committee that’s been working for the past […]

Learn to Burn valuable training for local fire fighters

A peaceful Sunday morning in Lakeview was interrupted by fire and smoke billowing out from the house at 937 N. 7th St., all part of the plan for a planned burn of the property allowing fire fighting crews to train in real world scenarios. The house was donated to the Lakeview Fire Department for training […]

County schedules Christmas Valley property public hearings

Following discussions at two separate board meetings, Lake County’s Commissioners scheduled a public hearing pertaining to the potential ownership transfer of three properties near the Christmas Valley airport. The public hearing will be held on Thursday, April 24, at 10 a.m. in the Christmas Valley Community Hall. The public hearing process falls under ORS 271.330, […]

A new general news reporter/sports editor recently joined the staff of the Lake County Examiner. Kurt Liedtke joined the staff about three weeks ago, moving to Lakeview from Culver City, Calif. A native of Eugene, Liedtke brings an extensive array of experience in journalism as well as video production to the fold, and works to […]

LHS strong on diamond at LaPine

It was a day where the early season bugs had been worked out and finally everything clicked, Lakeview High School varsity softball and baseball annihilating LaPine on Friday, April 4. LHS softball’s bats came alive, defeating LaPine 15-2, with every single LHS player getting at least one hit. Katie Hadley and Brandi Larson both contributed […]

Gatling Gun among the display items for Gun Show

Going into its quarter-century year, the annual Lake County Fair Board Gun and Trade Show will take place April 12-13 at the Lake County Fairgrounds. Many weapons will be available to buy, sell, or trade, as well as antique and modern firearms on display along with knives, coins, art, jewelry, and other collectibles. One of […]

Flamingos flock to Lakeview lawns

Property owners beware, and prepare to get flocked! Starting this week through Memorial Day, unsuspecting Lakeview residents may awake to find their yards swarming with pink flamingos. The Lakeview High School senior class is participating in a fundraiser, placing a yard full of plastic birds on victim’s property. To get the birds removed, a donation […]

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