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Moccasin Hill fire forces evacuations

Despite thunderstorms rolling through Lake County last week, few fires were reported in south central Oregon necessitating a response from Interagency Fire Crews, but the Moccasin Hill fire has grown to concerning levels. One fire was reported on Monday, July 7 in Klamath County on private lands, but was kept within less than one acre. […]

 LHS student qualifies for national high school rodeo

Jack Graham, a junior at Lakeview High School, recently qualified for the Oregon National High School Rodeo team and will compete at the 66th annual National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) in Rock Springs, Wyo., July 13-19. Graham, who also plays for the LHS varsity baseball team, qualified for the tie down roping and cutting […]

Pilots take to the skies for Festival of Free Flight

Pilots flocked to Lake County from as far away as Maryland to participate in the Umpteenth Annual Festival of Free Flight, July 3-6. Utilizing five launch sites scattered across Lake County and northern California, hang glider and paraglider pilots arrived to partake of the friendly skies. Taking place since the 1970s, the annual event showcases […]

Simms named Grand Marshal

It’s looking to be quite a year for Lake County native Donald Simms. Simms, who has been named the grand marshal for this year’s Lake County Round-Up, will be assuming this prestigious role under quite a coincidence. He will be 95 years old by the time this year’s event rolls around, and it just so […]

Last call for Goose Chase tickets

It’s coming down to the wire, and as little as a $20 ticket could earn some lucky goose prizes worth thousands of dollars. Cash prizes and numerous items are up for grabs such as a Polaris 4×4 and a 50” HD television if a duck with the matching number to a ticket crosses the line […]

Plenty of fun planned at the Plush Sunstone Festival

Egan County Park in Plush will be the hot spot come Saturday, July 12, when the first annual Sunstone Festival takes place, with proceeds benefitting the Schminck Memorial Museum in Lakeview. Starting at 10 a.m. and running until 5 p.m., the park will be packed with food, fun, and festivities for all ages. Organized by […]

Top Knot Hats: Silver Lake resident’s custom cowboy hats

Lisa Robinson of Silver Lake is well aware of the ‘many hats’ philosophy of Lake County living; and by no stretch is her level of experience described as ‘all hat and no cattle.’ Robinson recently established Top Knot Hats, a business centered around custom-made cowboy hats that are tailored to each and every customer. Few […]

Antle to travel Europe as Music Ambassador

For the first time since 1999, a Lakeview High School student will be embarking on a European trip as a part of a biennial concert tour with Oregon Ambassadors of Music (OAM), an organization overseen by Voyageurs International, Ltd. Saylor Antle, a junior at LHS in the fall, will spend the next year fundraising to […]

Festival of Free Flight adds airborne twist to Fourth of July celebrations

Lakeview’s umpteenth annual Festival of Free Flight draws hang glider and paraglider pilots from all over to the area to catch the breeze, explore open spaces and utilize easily-accessible launch sites. Promising two days of competitive flying July 4-5, festivities will begin on Thursday, July 3 with pilot registration and a review of launch sites […]

Daly Fund trustees name recipients

Trustees of the Bernard Daly Educational Fund held their annual meeting in Lakeview on Saturday, June 28, announcing this year’s scholarship recipients through the Daly fund as well as the Amy Heryford Ousley and James Heryford Ousley Educational Fund. Recipients included 20 graduates of the 2014 graduating class, with five from North Lake School, three […]

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