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Lake County’s Community Health Improvement Partnership Community Advisory Committee (CHIP CAC) convened for its monthly meeting on Thursday, March 20, to discuss health improvement strategies. The primary discussion focused on the four identified health care problems and strategies developed in recent months by individual working groups, said CHIP coordinator John Adams. These priorities include senior […]

EMS provides CPR training

Lakeview Emergency Medical Services are providing CPR training classes at the EMS building. Most recently on Friday, March 21, a beginner and advanced course was provided to citizens seeking CPR card certification, part of a program that EMS hopes will become a monthly service. Melissa Vo and Teresa Thomas are two EMS volunteers providing classes […]

Budgetary assumptions for the 2014/15 fiscal year were reviewed by Lake County Treasurer Ann Crumrine and shared with department heads during the Tuesday, Feb. 19, meeting of the Lake County Board of Commissioners. A 2.6 percent Cost of Living Adjustment is the anticipated increase per labor union agreements, Crumrine said. Regarding management salaries, the budget […]

Lake County Admin. Asst. Denise Thorsted informed the Board of Commissioners recently that the legislature approved an additional $5 million for the Special Transportation Funds program. Thorsted noted that this would mean an additional $30,000 available to Lake County for its senior and disabled transportation services.  The Commissioners ultimately approved as a directive Thorsted’s submission […]

Lake County Commissioner Dan Shoun recently responded to recent questions by local residents regarding the potential for the availability of residential natural gas. During the Commissioners’ Tuesday, March 18, work session, Shoun responded to questions that arose at community meetings related to air quality on the subject. The questions raised at those meetings, held earlier […]

EMS Banquet honors top volunteers of the year

Members of the all-volunteer Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services teams selflessly give their time without pay for the community’s benefit to help save lives, but on one night every year they take time to honor Lakeview’s finest at the annual EMS Banquet. Held Saturday, March 22 at the Elks Lodge, the EMS Banquet was […]

Lake County School District #7 board meeting held on Monday, March 10, went into great detail discussing current measures passed or up for debate in the state legislature. Supt. Sean Gallagher ran through several measures that could have a direct impact on the school district, including House Bill 4087, which organizes a task force addressing […]

Firefighters participate in training

Several firefighters with local and rural fire protection districts have been participating in weekend training exercises in preparation for final testing held Saturday, March 22. Agencies represented at the training included Bly Rural Fire Protection District, Thomas Creek/Westside Rural Fire Protection District, Lakeview Fire Department and New Pine Creek/Willow Ranch Rural Fire Protection District. The […]

Center Street Ridez: More than simply a car wash

Spring is a time for cleaning off the months of winter grime, both in the home and on the car, once the weather clears. Thanks to a new car wash and detailing company in Lakeview opening on Tuesday, April 1, residents will have a one-stop shop to have their cars looking new. The Powell-Moore family, […]

Kenny LaPlant, Sr., of Christmas Valley has filed to run against incumbent Position 2 Lake County Commissioner Dan Shoun. LaPlant said there wasn’t any one specific element which influenced his decision to run for commissioner, and that it’s a pursuit he’s considered for some time. “I’ve thought about this for the last few years,” he […]

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