Top Story

Recent images

More stories

featured

Lance Brown is the newest Lake County Sheriff’s deputy stationed in North Lake. After working various ranch jobs throughout Oregon and in Nevada, Brown said he decided to try something different and applied for the position; it’s his first job in law enforcement.

featured

Lake Health District (LHD) recently acquired a new ambulance; LHD now has three ambulances in Lakeview and one in Adel. The District also purchased a new device to help aid in CPR: the Lucas 3 Chest Compression System. The new resources will help EMS personnel and can also make a difference …

featured

Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife District Biologist Jon Muir said even with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife’s recent decision to delist the gray wolf from the Endangered Species Act in the lower 48 states, he doesn’t expect authority to manage the species will be passed to the State of Oregon fo…

featured

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…

featured

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.

featured

Even though he was not able to perform at the 2020 Lake County Round-Up, country singer Granger Smith featuring Earl Dibbles Jr. will be returning for the 2021 Lake County Round-Up as the headlining act. Tickets go on sale, Friday, Nov. 27, with general admission tickets $35.

featured

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.

featured

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.

featured

It recently came to the attention of some Lake Health District staff members that there are several misconceptions in the community about COVID testing being conducted at the Lake District Hospital (LDH). Jenny Hamrick, the Hospital’s lab manager, discussed local COVID testing with the Lake …

featured

Following a statewide mandate from Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, Lake County will enter a “two-week freeze” on Wednesday, Nov. 18, which is set to conclude Wednesday, Dec. 2. The freeze is meant to slow the spread of COVID, cases of which have risen significantly in the state in recent weeks. Rest…

featured

One of the last areas to be electrified is farm equipment, but Sustainable Northwest, a nonprofit based in Portland, wants to change that as it embarks on a pilot project across eastern Oregon to explore whether electric tractors will work in the region.

featured

Every year on the 11th day of the 11th month at 11 a.m., veterans, their families and the public get together during Lake County's annual Veterans Day ceremony to remember those who served, those who did not come home and those who are currently serving their country. This year’s event featu…

featured

Wanting to celebrate and show their appreciation for veterans, firefighters and other first responders, the Town of Lakeview held an appreciation dinner on Saturday, Nov. 14. The event’s organizers said it was a success and that they look forward to having another one next year.

featured

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…

featured

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…