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To better serve their patients, Lake District Hospital is on the verge of implementing new technologies to modernize medical and health records, information exchange, emergency room records and operation room enhancements. Charles Tveit, LDH CEO, explains that these brand new technologies will make information readily available for patients, doctors and other hospitals. One system being […]

Lakeview Town Council held work and regular sessions on Tuesday, Aug. 11, discussing a range of topics from medicinal marijuana and wood stove restrictions to a proposal of constructing a disc golf course. An early draft of the proposed ordinance for regulation of medicinal marijuana dispensaries was presented for discussion. See related article in this […]

Occupy Lakeview will be holding their fourth annual event on Saturday, Aug. 16. The proceeds will go toward Lakeview’s Community Pride program that will help town hall revitalize and spruce up downtown Lakeview. In previous years, the proceeds went to the Cancer Travel Fund and Lakeview’s swimming pool renovation. Businesses are joining in with Sidewalk […]

A bat found in Lake County has tested positive for rabies, Lake County Public Health has confirmed. Administrator Mary Wilkie said tests were performed at the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory after a Lake County resident was bitten by the bat. The bite victim underwent a series of rabies vaccinations, which are very successful at […]

Thunderstorms and human-caused fires have kept firefighters busy all summer, but while much of the west coast is ablaze, Lake County has thankfully been spared of many large-scale fires consuming much of the surrounding area, albeit completely encircled by a ring of fire. Most fires necessitating fire crew response are actually human caused, but lightning […]

Tickets are still available for the Lake County Round-Up, which for the first time in its 95-year history will be elevated to a deserving premier status of being a Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA) Pro Rodeo. The events start on Sunday, Aug. 31 and continues through Monday, Sept. 1 at the Lake County Fairgrounds, coinciding […]

Christmas Valley’s Run to the Desert Car Show promises to bring some classic and unusual rides to north Lake County on Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Flowerree Amphitheater parking lot. The fun starts at 10 a.m. and runs until 3 p.m., with a wide assortment of cars and trucks on display for crowds to view […]

As cold weather nears, the ever-ensuing issue of air quality becomes a strong and important talking point around Lakeview. The Commissioners are ready to go forward with Ordinances 29 and 30 only after a few changes to the language written. These ordinances apply restrictions to the urban growth area of Lakeview in the time and […]

To help convenience local building contractors, Lake County Building and Planning department will be offering permitting online. The online permitting will not change pricings for the contractor in any way but will help streamline the processes between contractors and the department. If those who wish to take the tried and true method of coming down […]

Drug detecting K-9 joins Sheriff’s force

Lake County’s Sheriff’s department is thrilled to have a new member on their team. Jeda, a 2-year-old black lab, joined the force as the only K-9 drug-detecting police dog just last week. She is a rescued dog from Iowa and trained by Polk County, Iowa trainer, Dennis George, who is a 30-year-veteran of the police […]

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