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A summer meeting of the Lake County School District #7 board included the approval of construction to begin on the soccer field project, approving several new hires, and the re-election of Chairman Pete Schreder and Vice Chair Rebecca Hargis at the Monday, July 28 meeting. The meeting was a pre-send off for multiple district employees […]

Lake County’s rich history is being preserved one project at a time through the work of volunteers in the Passport in Time program. Part of a national U.S Forest Service program that pairs archeologists and historians with volunteers to survey, excavate and restore notable historic areas of significance in forests and parks, the program encourages […]

Red Bluff Bull Sale organizers host summer gathering

Red Bluff Bull and Gelding Sale organizers gave back with an annual summer gathering, held this year at Junipers RV Resort in Lakeview on Saturday, Aug. 2. Having earned a reputation as the best bull and gelding sale on the west coast, the Red Bluff Sale takes place in Red Bluff, Calif. in January each […]

Tour de Outback delivers adventure

Two days of bicycling opportunities along the Oregon Outback Scenic Bikeway delivered with the hugely successful Tour de Outback Aug. 1-2. Starting with a social ride Friday evening from Hunter’s Hot Springs to Warner Ski Hill, the main events took place Saturday, Aug. 2 with four different rides available based on skill set, anywhere from […]

Bubbleheads rejoice at festive Lake County bubble shows

Blowing bubbles comes naturally to professional Bubble-ologist Nick Kane of Hollywood, a mad scientist of madcap fun entertaining kids with his zany antics and massive bubbles. Touring Lake County as part of the Lake County Libraries’ Fizz Boom READ! summer reading program, Kane thrilled swarms of kids with interactive bubble presentations during three performances in […]

Kids discover priceless piece of  Lakeview history in bank basement

Treasure hunting conjures images of Indiana Jones finding lost relics hidden behind an array of booby traps, yet some treasures exist right beneath our feet. Two local youth interested in tracing Lakeview’s roots recently discovered a treasure of immeasurable historic value, in of all places the basement of Umpqua Bank. Zoe and Cole Bower, ages […]

Lakeview place second at John Day Invitational

Lakeview Swim Team continued their impressive summer season, finishing second behind hosts John Day Swim Team at the John Day Invitational Swim Meet July 26-27. Lakeview’s relay teams were a big reason for the second place finish, taking first in six different relay events. Alex Decker shined among 13-14 boys, winning the 50-yard freestyle, 200-yard […]

Tour de Outback Aug. 1-2 offers variety of great ride opportunities

Lake County’s annual premier bicycling event, the Tour De Outback, will be bigger and better than ever this year, featuring multiple rides for bike enthusiasts showcasing the new Oregon Outback Scenic Bikeway. Festivities begin with an informal social ride on Friday, Aug. 1 from Hunter’s Hot Springs starting at 5:30 p.m. to Warner Canyon Ski […]

With much of the west on fire while suffering through an extended drought, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) is working to establish legislation to help with natural disaster relief efforts and wildfire suppression funding. Wyden has created the Wildfire Disaster Funding Act (S. 1875) along with Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID) and 15 other members of congress […]

Another week, another series of fires emerged across Oregon stretching fire crews and equipment to the limits in an ongoing theme likely to stretch into the fall. The dry winter was an ominous sign of the busy fire season to come, and it has proven true with Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber declaring a state of […]

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