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Lake County School District #7 School Board met for an executive and regular session on Monday, June 23, approving the hire of two new teachers and debating the possible lease of land to Obsidian Renewables for a solar project. Business Mgr. Mike Getty provided budgetary updates, recommending that a transfer of $166,000 was necessary into […]

Leftover funding through the Federal Lands Access Program (FLAP) will be issued to the county for Hart Mountain area road projects, according to Lake County Roadmaster Rick DuMilieu. Two grant awards in the amount of $290,000 each were awarded for chip sealing work on 9 miles of County Road 3-12, and for an overlay on […]

Daly Fund trustees name recipients

Trustees of the Bernard Daly Educational Fund held their annual meeting in Lakeview on Saturday, June 28, announcing this year’s scholarship recipients through the Daly fund as well as the Amy Heryford Ousley and James Heryford Ousley Educational Fund. Recipients included 20 graduates of the 2014 graduating class, with five from North Lake School, three […]

Fourth of July In Lake County

Lakeview’s July 4th filled with fun Lakeview will have a full slate of events scheduled to celebrate the Fourth of July properly with food, fun, flying, and fireworks. Starting at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, July 4, the Lake County Youth Mentors Program will host Pedal Power Palooza, a parade of festively decorated various non-powered wheeled […]

Lake County’s annual Round-Up, entering its 95th year, will for the first time be sanctioned as a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) Pro Rodeo when festivities begin Labor Day weekend. “Being a PRCA event will bring a better show and more professionals all around,” said Round-Up Pres. Clark Maxwell.  “It came to a point where […]

SWCD agencies bring presentations to Lake County students

This spring the Fort Rock/Silver Lake and Lakeview Soil and Water Conservation Districts have been privileged to have Ellen Hammond, Water Quality Specialist from Oregon Department of Agriculture spend three days in April and May traveling the county to offer a hands on learning experience for the district’s elementary school students. Ellen’s presentation involves the […]

Thunder Ranch holds raffle to benefit Navy Seal’s son

Thunder Ranch, a training center for civilian, corporate, law enforcement and military clientele in tactical skills and defensive firearms, recently announced a raffle that will raise funds for a special needs child. All proceeds from the raffle will benefit the Reece Initiative, an effort formed for Reece, a special needs child suffering from what doctors […]

 Mile High Strider host fun run at Daly Days

Daly Days kicked off with a bang on Saturday, June 21, Mile High Striders club hosting a 5K walk/run starting at the Lake District Hospital. Twenty-three participants joined in the festivities, ranging in age from one to 73. Events included a 5K run, 5K walk, one-mile walk, and kids quarter-mile run. The kids’ quarter-mile was […]

Firefighters spend week of training outside of Bly

For five days new fire fighters camped and trained outside of Bly, learning valuable skills at Guard School to be applied during what is expected to be a busy summer fire season. During June 16-20 new fire fighters, 48 in total, along with instructors and support staff went through the rigors of learning basic survival […]

Kenneth Dale Turkle, 42, a former Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy, was arrested on Wednesday, June 18, for suspicion of violation of his previous release agreement. Turkle had resigned in April following an Oregon State Police investigation alleging sexual misconduct with a minor. He pled not guilty and posted bail to charges of third-degree sexual abuse, […]

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