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Fighting fires from above

A busy wildfire season has stretched firefighter crews and support staff to their limits trying to suppress all the new blazes emerging throughout Oregon, but their jobs are made a tad easier thanks to the not-so-secret weapon in the firefighting arsenal, air attack. Danny Moseley and Jody Pillatzki are two of the pilots stationed at […]

Occupy Lakeview will be holding their fourth annual event on Saturday, Aug. 16. The proceeds will go toward Lakeview’s Community Pride program that will help town hall revitalize and spruce up downtown Lakeview. In previous years, the proceeds went to the Cancer Travel Fund and Lakeview’s swimming pool renovation. Businesses are joining in with Sidewalk […]

Tickets are still available for the Lake County Round-Up, which for the first time in its 95-year history will be elevated to a deserving premier status of being a Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA) Pro Rodeo. The events start on Sunday, Aug. 31 and continues through Monday, Sept. 1 at the Lake County Fairgrounds, coinciding […]

As cold weather nears, the ever-ensuing issue of air quality becomes a strong and important talking point around Lakeview. The Commissioners are ready to go forward with Ordinances 29 and 30 only after a few changes to the language written. These ordinances apply restrictions to the urban growth area of Lakeview in the time and […]

Drug detecting K-9 joins Sheriff’s force

Lake County’s Sheriff’s department is thrilled to have a new member on their team. Jeda, a 2-year-old black lab, joined the force as the only K-9 drug-detecting police dog just last week. She is a rescued dog from Iowa and trained by Polk County, Iowa trainer, Dennis George, who is a 30-year-veteran of the police […]

Lakeview teens will attempt to break the Guinness world record

Lake County Libraries’ teen summer reading program “Spark a Reaction” is hoping to go down in history when they attempt a Guinness World Record for the largest stick bomb on Saturday, Aug. 23 at 12:30 p.m. The culmination of a summer of fun and educational programs coordinated by Lake County Libraries, the world record attempt […]

Soccer field project construction begins

After extensive planning and multiple fundraisers, at long lost groundbreaking has commenced on the long-planned multi-purpose Lakeview High School youth soccer field project near the Lake County School District #7 offices in Lakeview. The final hurdles were passed at the LCSD#7 board meeting on Monday, July 28, where after discussion, approval of the project and […]

Reconstruction of Hwy 140 breaks ground

Travel to Klamath Falls will soon become safer, thanks to a major highway reconstruction project now underway to straighten and widen the precarious curves around Bly Mountain Pass on Hwy 140. A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Thursday, July 30, to signal the start of what is expected to be a three-year project to fix […]

Filing is currently open for candidates seeking to claim one of two seats up for election on the Lakeview Town Council, to be voted on in the Tuesday, Nov. 4 general election. Town council members serve four-year terms, with current council members Sharon Faulkner and Mike Warren up for re-election. At this time Warren is […]

Humane society clinics take proactive approach to pet population control

Oregon Outback Humane Society (OOHS) hosted a spay and neuter clinic at the Lake County Fairgrounds July 25-26, helping to control the pet and feral animal populations for those unable to afford the procedure at a veterinarian’s office. The fourth such clinic was held in Lakeview this year in addition to three organized in Christmas […]

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