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Mile High Striders running club is organizing a 45-mile relay race, stretching across back roads from Lakeview to Adel, scheduled for Saturday, July 12, starting at 7:30 a.m. Being called the first annual Freedom Relay, registration forms were required by Monday, July 7, with suggested team sizes being 6-8 members. Smaller teams are permitted, but […]

A fundraiser to benefit Lake County Search and Rescue, the Leon Flick Memorial Poker Run and Raffle will take place on Saturday, July 12, at the Willow Creek Campground. Consisting of both equestrian and ATV loops, $20 buys the first hand and $5 for each additional hand will get each participant in the competition, racing […]

 LHS student qualifies for national high school rodeo

Jack Graham, a junior at Lakeview High School, recently qualified for the Oregon National High School Rodeo team and will compete at the 66th annual National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) in Rock Springs, Wyo., July 13-19. Graham, who also plays for the LHS varsity baseball team, qualified for the tie down roping and cutting […]

A recently-established organization is commitment itself to the long-term continuation of rodeo events in Paisley. Aptly operating as the Paisley Rodeo Club, LLC, the group consists of a committee that includes Jolie Murphy, Brady Murphy, Martin Murphy, Brenda and Mike Norris and Daphne Story. Spokesperson Jolie said that the group’s formation stemmed from a desire […]

Come Saturday, July 5, Christmas Valley shall tremor with the thunder of gears, grit and mechanical fortitude, which can mean only one thing. It’s time for the 9th annual Christmas Valley Demolition Derby, sponsored by K&A Auto. The highly-anticipated event is a major draw for the northern Lake County Fourth of July festivities.  See related […]

There will be much more than just pride on the line when Desert Cruisers host the next round of drag racing at the Lakeview Dragstrip July 5-6. The Firecracker Cash Bash will have a $2,000 prize at stake, adding extra incentive to the collective of greasers, tinkerers and racers that flock to the track every […]

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 […]

Lakeview will once again play host to some of the top pilots in the region for the annual Festival of Free Flight July 4-5. Referred to as the umpteenth annual Festival of Free Flight as the exact year it started is unknown, since the 1970s hang glider and paraglider pilots have traveled to the basin […]

North Lake County showcased the tremendous beauty of the Fremont National Forest during the Outback Ride For Hope on Saturday, June 21. Bicyclists checked in at Silver Lake Park before dispersing for a fun ride along Thompson Reservoir, choosing one of two ride options. For beginners a 14.5-mile ride began at the East Bay Campground, […]

Despite some last-minute plans to finalizing the event, a large contingent of riders and spectators turned out on Sunday, June 22 at the Lake County Fairgrounds to watch some of the best local talents showcase their riding and cow-handling abilities at the annual Spring Cowhorse Classic. There had been concerns that this year’s event would […]

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