The official newspaper of record for Lake County, Oregon since 1880
As we enter a new year we are also entering another Presidential election cycle as the primaries come thick and fast and before we know it is November. I think it is time we all find a dose of civility during this election season compared to the last couple of times.
I am not sure who is the booking agent for Santa Claus, but the big guy sure stays busy this time of year!
Not only am I the new reporter at the Lake County Examiner, I am a new resident of Lakeview and Lake County. Over the past couple of weeks I have come to know more about the new community that I now call home.
For a country built on the basis of free speech, social media has emboldened odd times, creating an uninhibited pathway to hatred and baseless claims. It is been disheartening to see Lake County social life become centralized around Facebook, and the amount of mob-like accusations that follow.