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Beach family scrapbook provides a glimpse into Lake County’s past

A long-lost old scrapbook once belonging to Seneca Curtis Beach, a co-owner of the Lake County Examiner, found its way back to Lakeview in mid-December by way of his great-great-grandson, Curtis Day of Corvallis. Handed down through the generations, the scrapbook provides a fascinating glimpse into Oregon’s history, packed full of many images not seen […]

Wild has local Lake County ties

From the earliest days of cinema, Oregon has been a popular backdrop for film production. From the Buster Keaton silent era classic “The General” to the first student-film ever made, “Ed’s Coed” to the Academy Award nominated “Abraham Lincoln in Illinois”, “National Lampoon’s Animal House”, “Paint Your Wagon”, “Personal Best”, “Drive, He Said”, “The Goonies” […]

Health needs discussed at CAC/CHIP meeting

Held over Chinese food, Community Advisory Council (CAC) and Community Health Improvement Partnership (CHIP) had its last meeting of the year with much productivity on Thursday, Dec. 18. After brief introductions by community participants, Lake County Chamber of Commerce Exec. Dir., Tule Chiono, suggested that one of their upcoming meetings should be held in the […]

Lakeview girls breeze past La Pine

Winning ways continued for Lakeview High School girls varsity basketball, easily defeating the La Pine Hawks on Tuesday, Dec. 23 at Honker Court, 55-30. Both teams had difficulty finding their shot early, the game being tied 6-6 after the first quarter, but quickly Lakeview emerged as the dominant team. Boasting superior size and strength, the […]

School programs provide festive fun before break

Students at A.D. Hay and Fremont School showcased their musical talents to parents during two days of assemblies before the winter break, Dec. 18 and 19 at the A.D. Hay gym. Led by music teachers Randy Dary and Nikki Harris, each class was given an opportunity to present Christmas songs before a packed crowd of […]

A pair of actors from Ashland’s world-renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) thrilled students at Lakeview High School on Monday, Dec. 15 with performances and workshops, bringing a taste of dramatic arts to Lakeview. Joined by select students from Paisley and North Lake School, two assemblies were held for middle school and high school students in […]

VFW place wreaths at I.O.O.F. Cemetery

Veteran of Foreign Wars (VFW) members of local Post 4070, remembered their fallen comrades during the holiday season by placing singular wreaths at the entrances of Lake County cemeteries on Friday, Dec. 19. Post Senior Vice Commander Lee Sanders and Post Chaplain George Middleton met up on a cold day to secure a modest wreath […]

North Lake contest brings festive competition

Judges drove across northern Lake County last weekend searching out the best Christmas decorations from Paisley to Fort Rock as part of the North Lake Christmas Lighting Contest, sponsored by the Christmas Valley-North Lake Chamber of Commerce. With competitions for best decorations by both businesses and residential homes, the entries proved so good that the […]

Winners announced in Lakeview lighting contest

A fierce competition as always received final judging, as the best holiday decorations in Lakeview were put to the test by discerning judges’ eyes, true connoisseurs of Christmas lights. On Monday, Dec. 22, the winners of the competition were announced. Judging took place on Tuesday, Dec. 16, judges traveling around a radius of 25 miles […]

Construction underway for Hall Motor expansion

It has been a multi-year process to gather information and come to an agreement for a new Hall Motor Company GM store to be constructed in Lakeview across from the dealership’s current Ford location, but work is now finally underway to see that dream realized. It was over two years ago when the company was […]

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