The official newspaper of record for Lake County, Oregon since 1880
It was another pleasantly uneventful year in Lake County, 2015 lacking any large-scale wildfires while yet again unfortunately much of the surrounding area burned. With fire season now mostly over and attention turned towards proactive measures such as prescribed burns to reduce the chance o…
Where there’s smoke there’s fire, but unlike during the summer months amidst fire season, there was no cause for alarm this time. Prescribed burns began last week across Lake County, agencies purposely igniting small, contained fires when weather conditions allowed to safely burn designated …
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell made the formal announcement on Tuesday, Sept. 22 that the Western Greater Sage Grouse would not be listed as an endangered species thanks to an unprecedented, historic collaborative campaign to restore and preserve the threatened bird’s habitat.
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced on Tuesday, Sept. 22 that listing of the Western Greater Sage-Grouse as an endangered species was not warranted, thanks to the great collaborative efforts into conserving habitat for the species.