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Lake County athletes balance sports dreams with college realities

For most Lake County athletes, the pinnacle of competition comes with glory attained in varsity high school sports. A select few though have managed to continue in their athletic aspirations, joining collegiate teams across Oregon. Theresa O’Leary, who prefers being called Tess, is one such multi-talented Lake County resident turned collegiate student-athlete. At Paisley High […]

Filling the visual void

It’s rare to find a community deficient of video news coverage. While cities’ news stations cover a wide breadth every evening on local broadcasts, Lake County is secluded enough from those areas that news vans visiting the area is a scarcity. The Lake County Examiner has taken upon itself to fill this need with their own […]

It would be a far-reaching feat to find someone who is as enthusiastic about Halloween as owner of Goose Lake Computers, Marcia Hughes. As customers walk through the doors of her establishment, they are ambushed by a plethora of frightening items specifically for the before the end of October celebration of ghouls, zombies and the […]

During the County Commissioner’s work session on Tuesday, Oct. 13, Supt. Sean Gallagher updated the board on various undertakings in Lake County School District #7 (LCSD7). Gallagher brought up a lot line adjustment proposal, which is between the county owned railroad and the school district owned parking lot. The adjustment will enable additional parking for […]

Grant has passion to help in DHS

Especially in a high stress environment job, it is difficult to keep a smile on your face throughout the workweek. For Lakeview’s Department of Human Services’ Jeanette Grant, having a good sense of humor gets her through each day. Grant, having lived in such diverse places such as Saudi Arabia where she was born, Puerto […]

LHS soccer gets dramatic win over St. Mary’s

Every aspiring young athlete has fantasized about hitting a game-winning homerun, scoring a deciding touchdown or draining a three pointer at the buzzer. For Lakeview High School boys soccer those dreams became reality, winning in sudden death penalty kicks in the final game of the regular season to earn a share of the district title. […]

ODFW open for business  Better late than never

It took a tad longer than expected, but after years of discussion and months of construction Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Biologist Craig Foster finally has an office space to call home. For 12 years discussions took place about constructing a separate building for ODFW, the previous office shared in the Marius Building in […]

Trick or treating for UNICEF

Proving that you’re never too old to trick or treat, students involved in National Honor Society will be roaming neighborhoods on Friday, Oct. 31 clad in costumes. However unlike trick or treaters asking for candy, these students will be requesting donations as part of the annual Trick-or-Treat For UNICEF campaign. Since 1950 the nationwide campaign […]

County escapes worst of northwest windstorm

One of the strongest windstorms to blow through the northwest in decades caused havoc throughout Oregon, but Lake County managed to escape the worst of the damage caused on Saturday, Oct. 25. Winds gusting in excess of 50 miles per hour across Lake County strained trees, roof shingles and sent debris flying, but aside from […]

Sheriff Candidates Face-off at Political Forum

A packed Senior Center was the stage for the annual Political Forum that was hosted by American Association of University Women (AAUW) on Wednesday, Oct. 15. Lauri Crocker, member of AAUW, played moderator for the near-three-hour event. Beginning the forum, Crocker told the audience that the goal of the meeting was to inform the public […]

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