Following a citizen petition to establish a North Lake EMS special taxing district that was brought before the Lake County Board of Commissioners in late 2020, the Commissioners held their first hearing on the proposal Wednesday, Jan. 6, during their first regular session of 2021. The creation of the taxing district is slated to appear on the May 2021 ballot; the Board must hold two public…

A meeting to discuss solar rules for Lake County has been postponed until February. The discussion was scheduled to take place during the Planning Commission’s first regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 19, but due to staff scheduling conflicts had to be moved.

After nearly a year of planning and preparation, Sources of Strength — an evidence-based program that aims to prevent suicide, violence, bullying and substance abuse by youth — is being implemented at Lakeview High School and North Lake High School.

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Snowmobilers in the Lakeview area will be able to enjoy freshly groomed trails on the new Piston Bully SnoCat that the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department along with the Oregon State Snowmobile Association (OSSA) bought for the Hi Desert Stormtroopers — a local snowmobile club.

New lights at the Lakeview High School (LHS) football field will not only make everything look brighter, but will also save the school district money as Dynamic Energy Solutions worked on installing the last light and ending the first phase of a two phase project to replace all lights in the…

Even though COVID canceled most of their work parties for the year, the Oregon Timber Trail Alliance was able to get one work party in this year in Lake County near where the Watson Creek Fire burned through in 2018.

Lake County has a new adventure map for residents and tourists to explore the area, all part of a Lake County Trails Committee, Travel Oregon and Travel Southern Oregon pilot project.

Fremont/A.D. Hay music teacher Susane Davis is excited about the program that she has helped to grow at the school over the last couple of years; with help from the Lakeview Rotary Club and other organizations, she has been able to fulfill her dream of having enough keyboards in her classroo…

Now in its tenth year, Lake County Youth Mentor Program (LCYMP) is still making a positive difference in the lives of local youth by providing them with caring adult mentors. Many mentors have remained a consistent presence in their mentee’s life throughout the uncertainties brought on by CO…

Lakeview’s Trinity Baptist Church has a new pastor, Dr. Jim Isaac, who moved to Lakeview from Sweet Home in October with his wife, Lola. Isaac said he saw a posting for the pastor position online. He and Lola had driven by the church in the past while passing through Lakeview on their Way to…

Stacy Moore, manager of the Sagebrush in Prisons programs, came to Lakeview last week to help package 25,000 sagebrush and bitterbrush seedlings. This year, due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Warner Creek Correctional Facility inmates were not allowed to raise the plants. Instead Crystal Knit…