Thank you, Orion residents, for you support

Speedway created a donation jar that citizens can donate to give pizzas to the police. We have received numerous pizzas, and it was quite a pleasant surprise for us. We very much appreciate our Speedway partners and especially all the fantastic citizens that generously donate to my staff. I am proud to work in Orion […]

Shelby Says: Self-publishing 101: an adventure in writing

This week I had the opportunity to speak to local aspiring authors about self-publishing. A few months ago, fellow self-published author Jordan Schwarz approached me about combining our efforts for a self-publishing 101 workshop at the Brandon Township Public Library, and I thought it was a great idea. I write for a living, I love […]

LOHS boys, girls ski teams finish successful seasons

LOHS boys, girls ski teams finish successful seasons

The Lake Orion Boys Varsity Ski team wins the Pine Knob Ski League Championship.From left, Evan Kelly, Tanner Stewart, Marcel Anders, Broden Janczarek and Kooper Janczarek. Not pictured, Josh Cotter. Photos provided by Karl Basigkow. By Wendi Reardon Price Staff Writer  LAKE ORION — The Lake Orion High School Ski teams reflected on their […]

Senior of the Week: Spencer Boes

Parent(s): Ann and Mike Boes GPA: 3.95 Favorite subject(s): Engineering and Architecture Extracurricular activities: Robotics Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy kayaking and hiking. Plans after graduation: I plan on attending college in the fall, majoring in engineering. Spencer is proudest of: Starting and mentoring Lake Orion’s Unified Robotics team. Spencer makes a contribution by: I advocate for STEM […]

Devil’s Ridge Golf Club sold to Kaiser Real Estate

Devil’s Ridge Golf Club sold to Kaiser Real Estate

Founded in 1995, Devil’s Ridge became one of the top golf courses in the state, garnering acclaim for its picturesque views, spectacular elevation levels and 18 challenging holes. The Devil’s Ridge clubhouse hosted many weddings, graduations and private parties along with a variety of Lapeer-area charity events and outings. Photos provided Course will be turned […]

Gibb, Bloom officially hired to lead Lake Orion DDA

By Jim Newell Managing Editor LAKE ORION — Matt Gibb and Janet Bloom were officially hired on Monday to lead the Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority as executive director and assistant executive director, respectively. The Lake Orion Village Council voted 5-2 to hire Gibb and Bloom. Council members Michael Lamb and Nancy Moshier cast […]

Lake Orion Village Council renews police dispatch services with Oakland County

By Jim Newell Managing Editor LAKE ORION — The Lake Orion Village Council voted 7-0 during its meeting on Monday to approve a contract renewal with the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office for police dispatch services. But the new contract comes with significant cost increases to the village. The Police Dispatch Service Agreement cost for […]

Residents can still file to run for local, county, state public offices

By Jim Newell Managing Editor ORION TWP. — Residents in the Village of Lake Orion and Orion Township still have time to file nominating petitions if they would like to run for public office in the primary and general elections. There are seats up for election on the Orion Township Board of Trustees, the […]