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Enrichment classes help residents learn new skills

There’s no studying for a midterm or final, no extensive homework or parent-teacher conferences, but all the same Lake County residents are going back to school to acquire new skills. Personal enrichment classes are being taught for residents to gain new skills in various fields, with classes led by local experts in everything from sign […]

Cowboys lose to Hosanna, triumph over Gilchrist

An early 18-0 lead for North Lake couldn’t be held as the Cowboys watched the game slip away, Hosanna Christian scoring 46 unanswered points in the second half to defeat North Lake 74-24 on Friday, Oct. 3 at the Civic Center in Merrill. Things began quite promising for the Cowboys, aided by a 34 yard […]

Harvest Carnival set to scare up some fun Oct. 17

Plenty of prizes and a plethora of games and activities will be scaring up fun at the Halloween-themed Harvest Carnival taking place on Friday, Oct. 17 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Union School on the Westside. Games like mini-golf, marble roll, darts, a dime toss and bean bag toss will be available with candy […]

Fire crews gain invaluable training

With winter approaching and temperatures dropping, local firefighters took time to train on how to extinguish propane and flammable liquid fires should a problem with heating fuels ever occur. Coordinated by the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training, DPSST Regional Coordinator Harry Ward led a class at the Lakeview Fire Station on Monday, […]

Fire prevention taught at Union School

As part of Fire Prevention month, Thomas Creek/Westside Fire Department (TCWS) gave a presentation to numerous children of Union School at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9. Teresa Gabriel-Thomas, TCWS Board Member and Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) employee, gave a presentation for the kids with assistance from fellow firefighter and ODF staff. They taught […]

Welcoming in the autumn weather each year brings anywhere from 3,000 to 5,000 people in a single day from all corners of the state to attend Christmas Valley Community Church’s Fall Festival. The 21st annual festival will be held Saturday, Oct. 18 to come together to have a pleasant time but also contribute to many […]

American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host a political forum tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 15 at the Lake County Senior Center, 11 N. G St. at 6:30 p.m. Sheriff candidates, incumbent Phil McDonald and challenger Mike Taylor will have two-minute introductions followed by a 15 minute-break. During the break, the audience may write tasteful and […]

Editor and publisher of Range Magazine, C.J. Hadley, will be present at the annual Library Endowment at the Lake County Main Library on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. A dinner will follow at 6:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge. Hadley will speak on “Cuddling the Soul of the West,” which is […]

Paisley’s Five Mile Point Caves have been added to the United States’ listing of the nation’s most important archeological and historic sites by the National Park Service. Based on archaeological excavations, the site shows evidence of human occupation in Oregon beginning 14,300 years ago, which is nearly 1,000 years earlier than originally believed. One item […]

Geothermal dedication  showcases many benefits

Dignitaries, key players and others involved in construction of the geothermal heating system providing energy to the Lake Health District and Lake County School District #7 gathered in Lakeview on Friday, Oct. 3 at Lake District Hospital to formally dedicate the launch of the project. In operation since December, 2013, the closed-loop system extracts hot […]

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