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WCCF Enhanced Visitation affords reduced recidivism

On Saturday, June 28, an overwhelming smell of hamburgers and hotdogs on the charcoal barbeque filled the air at Warner Creek Correctional Facility (WCCF). A total of 69 pre-approved friends and family members lined up outside the front entrance anxiously waiting to visit their incarcerated loved ones. Today visiting was not like most other Saturday […]

Saturday Market offers great goods in fun setting

For the best in local organically grown foods and handcrafted goods, the weekly must-stop is the Lakeview Saturday Market. Held in the Lakeview Town Parking Lot every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. late June through September, vendors flock to the area from around Lake County and as far away as Cedarville, Calif. to […]

Historical Homestead Museum a hidden gem of Lake County

Fort Rock may be small in stature, but it remains big in representing the history of north Lake County, thanks largely to the Fort Rock Valley Historical Homestead Museum. Named after the enormous rock formation one mile north of town adorned with the same name, Fort Rock is one of the few surviving communities that […]

Poker Run takes advantage of new town ATV ordinance

ATV and motorcycle riders of all ages gathered all day at the Lake County Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 19 to participate in the third annual ATV/Motorcycle Poker Run, organized by the Hi-Desert Stormtroopers club. Riders of all ages followed a 50-mile course that looped through the back hills of Lakeview to Willow Creek campground and […]

Health district approves  LTC license transfer pursuit

Lake Health District’s board of directors approved transferring the Long Term Care unit’s license from the Lake District Hospital over to the district’s Alturas, Calif.-based Goose Lake Medical Services Clinic. Lake District Hospital CEO Charlie Tveit explained to the board that the transfer would involve a two-month application process through the state.  The primary reason […]

Quilt up for raffle at this year’s Round-Up

A handmade quilt designed and sewn by Goose Tracks and quilted by Kim Stanford of Alturas, Calif. will be up for grabs at this year’s Lake County Round-Up, the drawing to be held on Monday, Sept. 1. It is the tenth year a Round-up quilt will be raffled during the annual event. Tickets are available […]

Tickets for Warner Mtn. Friends of NRA banquet available

It’s just about that time of year again, as the Warner Mountain Friends of NRA chapter is gearing up for their annual fundraiser banquet. Tickets are now available for this year’s event, scheduled for Saturday, July 19, at the Lake County Fairgrounds. Dinner tickets are priced at $35, and are available at KBE-Lakeview and Goose […]

Lions Invitational a swimming success as Lakeview finish first

Lakeview Pool  hosted three days of swimming competition July 11-13 at the 61st annual Lakeview Lions Invitational Swim Meet. Lakeview placed first after the competition of 90 total events with 812 points. Klamath Basin Aquatics was second (656 points), Prineville finished third (479), followed by High Desert Swim Team (293) and John Day (203). Lakeview […]

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 […]

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