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Halloween approaches, when young and old dress up to celebrate a holiday that generates $6 billion annually through costumes, decorations and candy sales; ranking as the second highest holiday for economic impact behind only Christmas. Like most holidays its roots span multiple cultures and religions, morphing over time to become today’s multi-generational celebration full of […]

“So, how are you liking Lakeview?” is a question I repeatedly have been getting, especially in the third month of my moving here. I’ve felt that there is some sort of calculation or attempt of feeling out an outsider’s perspective of the slow-going lifestyle of Lake County from my questioners. Being three months in a […]

Good neighbors make good communities. Our seniors have worked twice as long and twice as hard as we have. Our seniors built this community. My husband and I have worked and volunteered at the Senior Center since May 2014. We have thoroughly enjoyed visiting the seniors. In Bible times if a senior walked by you, […]

Government agencies have issued a clarion call to cut down junipers, including ancient junipers, to “save the sage grouse”. What about all the other birds, especially migrating birds that rely on juniper berries for food and habitat? Last spring during inclement weather a robin remained in my yard for 3 days until all the blue […]

Phil McDonald claims to have: Experience? This means a person has actually done things. What things? McDonald mainly talks about his community service with organizations. Dependable? When asked questions by the newspapers or the public, McDonald’s answers are vague and generalized. McDonald has grown so used to his mode of operation he cannot see anything […]

The latest Lake County Examiner, 10/15/2014, contains an article about former Lake County Deputy Ken Turkle’s trial for sexual misconduct with a minor. On the second day, he changed his plea to “guilty.” Later that day, Deputy Chuck Pore gave a statement about how all the remaining deputies are hurt that Turkle might tarnish their […]

Having known Cliff Bentz most of our lives, we know that he has, can, and will do the best job representing us and all of Eastern Oregon. Since he was appointed in 2008 to finish out Representative Butler’s term, Cliff has done an excellant job of protecting Eastern Oregon’s rural way of life. His knowledge […]

The County has agreed to allow the Red Rock Bio Fuel burning plant to come to Lakeview. Many towns across the country have said NO to this facility. The County sees dollar signs, better retirement plans, with better pay and benefits. What will you get? You will get dirty air blowing through town like the […]

I had the privilege of meeting Mike Taylor and his wife Sandy when I was going door to door in Adel during my campaign for District Attorney in 2012. Since that time, we have become friends and I encouraged him to run for Lake County Sheriff. I believe Mike’s 32 years of experience as a […]

State Rep. Dennis Richardson is the Republican candidate for Oregon Governor. His qualifications to lead this state are impressive. Rep. Richardson was a helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War. He flew combat missions, sometimes under heavy enemy fire, and was awarded 19 air medals and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Bronze Star.  His courageous […]

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