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Last call for Goose Chase tickets

It’s coming down to the wire, and as little as a $20 ticket could earn some lucky goose prizes worth thousands of dollars. Cash prizes and numerous items are up for grabs such as a Polaris 4×4 and a 50” HD television if a duck with the matching number to a ticket crosses the line […]

Plenty of fun planned at the Plush Sunstone Festival

Egan County Park in Plush will be the hot spot come Saturday, July 12, when the first annual Sunstone Festival takes place, with proceeds benefitting the Schminck Memorial Museum in Lakeview. Starting at 10 a.m. and running until 5 p.m., the park will be packed with food, fun, and festivities for all ages. Organized by […]

Top Knot Hats: Silver Lake resident’s custom cowboy hats

Lisa Robinson of Silver Lake is well aware of the ‘many hats’ philosophy of Lake County living; and by no stretch is her level of experience described as ‘all hat and no cattle.’ Robinson recently established Top Knot Hats, a business centered around custom-made cowboy hats that are tailored to each and every customer. Few […]

Antle to travel Europe as Music Ambassador

For the first time since 1999, a Lakeview High School student will be embarking on a European trip as a part of a biennial concert tour with Oregon Ambassadors of Music (OAM), an organization overseen by Voyageurs International, Ltd. Saylor Antle, a junior at LHS in the fall, will spend the next year fundraising to […]

Festival of Free Flight adds airborne twist to Fourth of July celebrations

Lakeview’s umpteenth annual Festival of Free Flight draws hang glider and paraglider pilots from all over to the area to catch the breeze, explore open spaces and utilize easily-accessible launch sites. Promising two days of competitive flying July 4-5, festivities will begin on Thursday, July 3 with pilot registration and a review of launch sites […]

Lake County’s Board of Commissioners continued its discussions of a proposed ATV ordinance during their Tuesday, June 17, work session. Rob Thornton, a proponent of the ordinance, attended the meeting to continue the discussion with the board.  A central component of the meeting included the Town of Lakeview’s recent passage of a similar ordinance. The […]

Lakeview Town Council met for a work session and regular session on Tuesday, June 24, to further discuss specific regulations on medicinal marijuana dispensaries and approve multiple resolutions associated with the 2014-15 fiscal year budget. The second of several work sessions regarding the medicinal marijuana moratorium was fruitful enough to instruct Town Attorney John Bogardus […]

Lake County’s attorney, Jim Bailey, updated the board on the proceedings related to the Thomas Creek/Westside Rural Fire Protection District during a June 18 meeting. In past meetings, the Lake County Board of Commissioners and Bailey discussed necessary proceedings related to the dissolution of the district following correspondence received from the Secretary of State. This […]

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 […]

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