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Pilot Uninjured In Lake County Plane Crash

A pilot was not injured when his plane crashed into a vineyard next to Lampson Field yesterday afternoon. The plane reportedly missed the runway during landing and crashed into the vineyard just to the south of the airport..Lakeport Fire Protection District personnel responded to the crash that was reported just after 4PM. The pilot exited […]

Fatal Crash Taylor Road

A crash on Taylor Road yesterday resulted in a fatality. According to the California Highway Patrol, the 71-year-old male driver from Ukiah crashed his vehicle into a fence after dropping off some recycling at the transfer station. CHP said the accident was caused when the driver suffered a medical condition. The Ukiah Valley Fire Authority […]

Several Events in Lakeport Tomorrow

There are events happening in Lakeport tomorrow and the police department wants motorists to , be aware and drive with extra caution on streets and roadways. Events include: The Rotary Club of Lakeport Konocti Challenge annual bicycle event featuring 20-, 40-, 65- and 100-mile rides on the streets and roads of Lake County. Sponsoring Survivorship […]

Who Gets the Bill for the Perkins Street Overpass Repairs

Taxpayers won’t be footing the bill for the repairs being made on the Perkins Street overpass in Ukiah. The overpass was damaged on September 14th when it was struck by an over-height load on a truck. A Caltrans District 1 spokesman says the insurance carrier for the company whose employee caused the damage will be […]

Oil Well Hill Fires Contained

A structure was destroyed yesterday in the Oil Fire. Cal Fire crews battled the fire that started on Oil Well Hill just north of Willits around 3:30 p.m. as multiple small fires. Highway 101 was briefly closed. Forward progrss was stopped within 3 hours. Firefighters were extinguishing hot spots last night. Water tenders from Hopland […]

Thousands of Marijuana Plants Eradicated Lake County

Close to 25,000 marijuana plants have been eradicated from the Middletown area. The Lake County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit located and eradicated 7,569 mature marijuana plants from a clandestine marijuana cultivation site within the rural mountains of Butts Canyon, near the Napa County Line. The grow was discovered by a hunter who alerted authorities. During a […]

Bill Signed That Helps Lake County Pear growers and Packers

Senator Mike McGuire’s bill to to support Lake County pear growers and packers has been signed by the Governor. The bill allows pear packing plants in rural Lake County to employ 16- and 17-year-olds for up to 10 hours per day during the short peak harvest season. The bill extends the exemption for Lake County […]

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