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 COVID. More young people are still waiting to be matched with a mentor; adults in the community are en…

Lake County’s COVID situation has changed in recent weeks. The number of cases reported in the County has risen significantly, and COVID patients have been hospitalized at the Lake District Hospital for the first time.

Paisley Disaster Unit (PDU) will be awarded $14,000 from Lake County to put toward upgrading its new ambulance with a Stryker Power Load — a mechanism which will allow a person on a gurney to be loaded into the ambulance with fewer personnel assisting.

Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy Craig Kintzley was presented with an award on Tuesday, Nov. 17 for his bravery, decisiveness and restraint during the life-threatening situation he faced on Saturday, Sept. 12 when he responded to a call of shots being fired at the Interstate 8 Motel.

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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.

Lakeview High School (LHS) softball team won its final two games against Sisters High School on Saturday, Oct. 10, completing the fall season.

Big Horn sheep tags are extremely rare. Generally only a couple are drawn each year, and many people who have been entering their names for decades have never gotten a tag. Thus, a Big Horn hunt is regarded as the experience of a lifetime. Two women with Lakeview ties were the winners of thi…

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…

An open house will be held Saturday, Oct. 31 from 10 a.m.-3p.m. at Lake County’s only children’s food bank, Kid’s Korner, which is located in Christmas Valley at 87480 Spruce Ln. The food bank was started by Gary and Debi Kelso, founders of the Bend-based nonprofit The Giving Plate.

Even though the Lake County Museum will not be able to participate in this year’s Lake Health District Holiday Fair – as it has been canceled – people will still have the chance to purchase books for gifts at the Lake County Museum Falling for Books event on Saturday, Nov. 14.