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Lakeview teens will attempt to break the Guinness world record

Lake County Libraries’ teen summer reading program “Spark a Reaction” is hoping to go down in history when they attempt a Guinness World Record for the largest stick bomb on Saturday, Aug. 23 at 12:30 p.m. The culmination of a summer of fun and educational programs coordinated by Lake County Libraries, the world record attempt […]

Bob Alger was a longtime community-minded resident of Lakeview, owning and operating the Alger Theater, assisting wherever he could. Even after his passing, his positive influence continues through the establishment of the Alger Scholarship, benefitting graduate-level students from Lake County. Established through a trust in the Alger will following the passing of his wife Noreen, […]

Defense for former deputy Kenneth Turkle has moved to continue the trial of the accused until Oct. 7-9. The defense wants to consolidate all the charges into one hearing. Turkle is being charged on tampering with a witness, tampering with evidence, solicitation with tampering with evidence, several counts of contributing to the sexual delinquency of […]

Soccer field project construction begins

After extensive planning and multiple fundraisers, at long lost groundbreaking has commenced on the long-planned multi-purpose Lakeview High School youth soccer field project near the Lake County School District #7 offices in Lakeview. The final hurdles were passed at the LCSD#7 board meeting on Monday, July 28, where after discussion, approval of the project and […]

Reconstruction of Hwy 140 breaks ground

Travel to Klamath Falls will soon become safer, thanks to a major highway reconstruction project now underway to straighten and widen the precarious curves around Bly Mountain Pass on Hwy 140. A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Thursday, July 30, to signal the start of what is expected to be a three-year project to fix […]

Filing is currently open for candidates seeking to claim one of two seats up for election on the Lakeview Town Council, to be voted on in the Tuesday, Nov. 4 general election. Town council members serve four-year terms, with current council members Sharon Faulkner and Mike Warren up for re-election. At this time Warren is […]

Occupy Lakeview will be holding their fourth annual event on Saturday Aug. 16, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on E Street  downtown. The proceeds will go toward Lakeview’s Community Pride program that will help revitalize and spruce up downtown Lakeview. Lakeview Show and Shine Car Show will happen at 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for […]

For their weekly work session, the County Commissioners met to approve several funding requests through many County departments. Jennifer Stephens of the County billing office put forward a change in how permits would be processed. The change would put into service an online-based program where all permit processing would be done. The Commissioners moved forward […]

A short but lively Lakeview Town Council regular session meeting was held on Tuesday, July 22, with the council unanimously approving ordinance to extend an agreement with Hunter Communications for maintaining fiber optic lines. The non-exclusive rights agreement between the Town of Lakeview and Hunter Communications was set to expire on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 […]

Humane society clinics take proactive approach to pet population control

Oregon Outback Humane Society (OOHS) hosted a spay and neuter clinic at the Lake County Fairgrounds July 25-26, helping to control the pet and feral animal populations for those unable to afford the procedure at a veterinarian’s office. The fourth such clinic was held in Lakeview this year in addition to three organized in Christmas […]

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