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Big Weekend for Lake County

Although preparation began months ago, this last week saw Lakeview swell with throws of people in town for many big events. From the 4H/ FFA  Fat Stock Sale, Carnival rides, Open Class entries, Dustin Lynch concert, the first-ever PRCA rodeo action on Sunday and Monday to the Labor Day parade, lots was going on. Watch […]

Following the footsteps of the Town of Lakeview, the Lake County subcommittee for the ATV Ordinance was brought forward for commissioner review in their last work session on Tuesday, Aug. 26. Bringing forward the ordinance for review was Rob Thornton of the subcommittee. “We came up with the tourism theory of bringing people into our […]

A rather lengthy executive session was preceded by a noticeably short regular session board meeting of Lake County School District #7, where a new course added to the curriculum and plans for an upcoming geothermal celebration were discussed. Lakeview High School Principal Steve Prock spoke to the board regarding an Equine Science course being added […]

Being in a rural area has the luxury of being somewhat isolated from the rest of the world. But that also comes with the pitfall of having not as many commodities as urban communities. Commissioner Ken Kestner is looking to expand the availability of broadband across Lake County. Last Thursday, Aug. 28, Commissioner Kestner attended […]

Klamath County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jason Weber was shot in the head and side during a routine traffic stop on Wednesday, Aug. 28 in the area between north Klamath Falls and Rocky Point on Bisbee Street. Weber, 40, has remained in stable condition at a head trauma specialty center at Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital […]

Latest in difficult season for southern Oregon- 790 fire

It is either dumb luck or a testament to the hard work of fire crews that have kept wildfires in Lake County to a minimum during the busy summer fire season, but while Lake County has emerged relatively unscathed our neighbors to the west in southwestern Oregon and northern California have been mercilessly battered with […]

Recently, the Lake County Resources Initiative (LCRI) has collected various rural developmental projects for Lake County and has whittled the prospects down to three. These three are a value added food product project, a USDA certified slaughter and processing facility and a catalog up sales for country wear such as rawhide ropes, horse hair ropes […]

For the Tuesday, Aug. 26 Lake County Commissioners work session the ATV ordinance was brought forward by subcommittee member, Rob Thornton, for the review. The ordinance is pending two separate public hearings that will happen on Wednesday, Sept. 17 in Lakeview and Wednesday, Oct. 15 in Christmas Valley. See accompanying article for the full story. […]

Chamber of Commerce receives exquisite arrowheads donation

Behind the gruff exterior lies a heart of gold instilling Ben Sudul with a lifelong spirit of giving, his most recent donation being multiple displays of beautifully crafted arrowheads to the Lake County Chamber of Commerce. A resident of Estacada near Portland, Sudul, who prefers being called “Trapper Ben”, visits Lake County often to dig […]

Lake Education Service district held a board of directors meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 27, handling several housekeeping issues including goals for the 2014-15 school year, updates to policies and approval of several purchases. In a work session preceding the regular session meeting, Lake ESD Supt. Bob Nash affirmed multiple goals for the year, affirming the […]

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