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LHS boys drop home opener to Mazama

Effort was there, but shots didn’t fall, as Lakeview High School boys basketball lost their season opening game to Mazama on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 90-64. Junior varsity started the evening with a very rough go in the second half, only scoring six points after halftime, losing 50-20, yet the crowd remained incredibly enthusiastic. As varsity […]

Lakeview Town Council held a well-attended regular session meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 25, addressing several topics with final approval of the much-discussed medicinal marijuana ordinance highlighting the schedule. Local resident Frank Vaughn spoke during public comment addressing his displeasure with a vacant lot across from his property that had not been cleaned up to his […]

Lakeview Holiday Opening

Crowds gathered in the Washington Federal Bank parking lot in Lakeview after sunset on Monday, Dec. 1 to celebrate the official launch of the holiday season with the lighting of the town Christmas tree. Rainy and cold conditions couldn’t keep a large crowd away, Mayor Mike Patrick welcoming all to the ceremony. Kids were bundled […]

After months of debate, Lakeview Town Council approved an ordinance regulating medicinal marijuana dispensaries within town limits during their Tuesday, Nov. 25 regular session meeting. The prepared ordinance was approved unanimously by the three council members present and Mayor Mike Patrick, with Sandra Wenzel absent, though several indicated initially their strong opposition to the ordinance. […]

A sudden closure of the YMCA preschool in Lakeview last summer left many parents scrambling to find alternatives for daycare for the 2014-15 school year. For a select lucky few a solution was already available, fortuitous timing resulting in the launch of a new private preschool operated out of First Baptist Church. Casey Thames spearheaded […]

High Country 4-Wheelers host mud bog

Although in the early planning stages, High Country 4-Wheelers will be hosting mud bog and tough truck events at the Fairgrounds during Irish Days in March. The Lake County Fair Board approved the event at their meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 11. According to local club president, Alaric Crandall, his organization has been attempting to bring […]

ODF crews fell junipers to preserve watershed

Fresh off the fire lines with the busy summer season now over, Oregon Department of Forestry crew members are still finding ways to stay very busy, felling juniper trees throughout Bullard Canyon east of Lakeview as part of a watershed preservation grant project in conjunction with ODF and the Town of Lakeview. Five-person work crews […]

Balls of fury fly at charity dodgeball tournament

A festive and frenzied dodgeball tournament was organized by Lakeview High School National Honor Society at the LHS gym on Thursday, Nov. 20, packing the bleachers full of participants and spectators eager to witness the carnage. A fundraiser for the Food Share Program, admission was $2 or two cans of food to help out the […]

DAR looks to honor Lakeview local on women’s memorial at Arlington Cemetery

Barbara Wheelock was not yet 17 years old when she did her part to serve honorably during World War II, joining the war effort by entering the Cadet Nurse Corps in 1944 despite being underage and with zero medical training background. She had just graduated high school, a Catholic Hospital nun deciding during her interview […]

Town gets in the decorating spirit

Plans to decorate downtown Lakeview in the holiday spirit kicked into high gear on Wednesday, Nov. 12, as several members of Lakeview Town Hall and the community gathered at the Lakeview High School woodshop to prepare decorations. Utilizing plywood sheets donated by Pro Build, Mayor Mike Patrick, Town Mgr. Ray Simms, LHS woodshop teacher Fred […]

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