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Paisley geothermal fixes faults in step towards start

While Warner Creek Correctional Facility, Lake Health District and Lake County School District #7 are enjoying the benefits of Lake County’s geothermal energy potential, Paisley has been working towards getting in on the green energy boom as well. Surprise Valley Electric’s ongoing efforts to establish a geothermal energy plant just outside of Paisley has encountered…

Street fair draws a crowd

Lakeview’s annual street fair and car show, dubbed “Occupy E Street,” once again drew big crowds on Saturday, Aug. 8 with its tantalizing draw of food, entertainment and great deals from local businesses. From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. E street was blocked off from traffic from Center Street to 2nd Street, allowing several blocks…

A packed gallery provided testimony for over an hour during the Lake County Commissioner’s Wednesday, Aug. 5 meeting, all citizens present speaking out in favor of the tax and economic development potential of marijuana production in Lake County. Attorney Jim Bailey opened proceedings, detailing the current status of both the active moratorium on medicinal marijuana…

Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council (COIC) hosted an informational event at the Lakeview COIC building on Saturday, Aug. 8, welcoming in prospective childcare providers to discuss certification for addressing a critical need in Lake County. A partnership between COIC, Department of Human Services (DHS) and Child Care Resources Network (CCRN), the event was an opportunity to…

Teach For America announced that Lydia Gail, a Lakeview local, has been accepted into the organization’s 2015 teaching corps. Teach For America is a national nonprofit working to expand educational opportunities for students in low-income communities. Corps members commit to teach in high-need urban or rural public schools and become lifelong advocates for educational equity.…

There are common sense measures to protect personal property, such as remembering to lock the door and buying insurance, but documenting valuables is often overlooked until it is too late. One Lake County law officer is hoping to change that, with a new mobile phone app available for Android smartphones starting in September. Utilizing photo…

Lake County Senior Citizens Association (LCSCA) staff and board members met with Lake County Commissioners at meetings on Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 4 and 5 to discuss the matter of acquiring a loan to help cover Senior Center losses. County Treasurer Ann Crumrine opened the discussion, declaring that the Senior Center has incurred debt upon…