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MARCH 1, 2012 Bi-Monthly

The Local Newspaper of Newberry Country • ENRICHING YOUR COMMUNITY New City Manager Ready to Begin Page 2

Midstate Electric New Program Benefits Page 7

Friends of the Library Celebrate Giving Page 9

Ya Ya Sisterhood Wins Organization of the Year Page 10

Free Take One

LPEC Building Donations for Phase Two

By T. Myers, Eagle Team Reporter and Staff Writer On Thursday evening, February 16th, a group of La Pine Park and Recreation District Foundation board members and community supporters met at DiamondStone Lodge to make plans for the Capital Fundraising for Phase II of the La Pine Event Center (LPEC). Over some great food and drink, Justin Cutler, Director of Parks and Recreation, Howard Finck, Connie Eves and Bruce Abernethy from the Foundation visited about how they will pursue raising the matching money for the huge matching grant from the Ford Family Foundation. Arlo Fertig, LPRD Board Chairman, Commissioner Tony and Kathy DeBone, Jim and Gloria Fleming, Vic and Vicki Russell, Greg Price, Teri Myers, and hosts Gloria and Doug Watt (Continued on page 3)

Deputy Pete Penzenik Receives American Legion Award

Photography by Michael Jensen see page 2 for details

Inside This Issue

Index page 2

By T. Myers, Eagle Team Reporter and Staff Writer

Annual Special Section Pages 7 - 9

NEW Section Page 16

NEWBERRY COUNTRY ATTRACTIONS Fire Department, American Legion and Sheriff’s Dept. Honor Pete Penzenik (3rd from left). At the monthly American Legion meeting on February 14th, local Deschutes County Deputy, Pete Penzenik, was awarded Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the year for his community work with the La Pine Christmas Basket Association. He will also receive the State of Oregon Award in June and has been forwarded to the National Legion offices for consideration for (Continued on page 3)

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La Pine City News

La Pine’s New City Manager Ready to Begin By T. Myers, Eagle Team, Reporter and Staff Writer

Sitting down for a few minutes with our new City Manager, Steve Hasson, the Eagle has learned that our new community leader is ready to help La Pine move into the future. During the first interview Hasson was quick to explain that, “The most important thing (for him) right now is to be a good student.” At that point he rolled out a look at his steps to become aware of the community and its needs. New La Pine City Manager is ready to help the community move into the future.

City of La Pine Submits Public Transit Grant Application to Purchase COIC Cascades East Transit Dial-A-Ride Services Submitted by City of La Pine La Pine, Oregon February 24, 2012: The City of La Pine has submitted a Public Transit Grant application to the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) to purchase 12 months of service from COIC-Cascades East Transit (CET) in order to provide a local dial-a-ride service that extends from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Saturday within the CET Service Area. This bus service is primarily designed to support the needs of La Pine’s “transit dependent” community – seniors, people with disabilities, and low income households but will also be available to the public at large. The grant application reflects a cooperative partnership between the City of La Pine and Deschutes County and results from ongoing discussions between these public organizations about how to improve transit service for local bus ridership. The local grant match is $5,000 with an expected match provided by ODOT in the sum of $43,685 for a total funding of $48,685. The City of La Pine is excited about the prospects of enhanced bus ridership for our citizens. Y7


The City of La Pine is currently accepting applications from individuals that are interested in serving on the La Pine City Council. The individual that is selected will be completing an unexpired term (through December 31, 2012). This is a volunteer position. The City Council generally meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. City Council members are expected to attend Work Sessions and Special City Council meetings, serve on various sub-committees or regional groups, and represent the City in other capacities. The vacancy will be filled by appointment by a majority of the entire membership of the Council. Those individuals submitting applications may be asked to meet with the Council for an interview prior to the Council making an appointment. Interviews will begin after a minimum pool of qualified candidates have submitted applications. In order to qualify for appointment, an applicant must be a resident of the City. Applications will be taken until filled. Interested individuals are encouraged to visit the City’s website at and click on the link to print an application or call City Hall for an application to be mailed to you. Please call the City Hall at 536-1432, if you have any questions. Thank you.

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“We are in a transition from county to municipal control,” Hasson explained. “It is important to know with some degree of confidence, what our town’s priorities are.” The city is currently preparing to assimilate the Sewer and Water Districts into the City Hall. Hasson is aware that each one of these districts has its own culture and that the change will cause people discomfort. He explained that there will be pushback and that he is ready for it. Along with knowing about the changes that will occur as the city grows its agencies, Hasson wants to consider land use planning for La Pine. The city needs to define whose rules will govern the area. Does the City control what La Pine does, or does the County still have governance? Steve will spend time with local constituents during the next weeks and months to find out what is on peoples’ minds. He wants to get to know the members of the community and he is ready to open his doors- or go to the source to get an accurate picture of what goes on here by visiting with local business owners, taking a look at local roads, buildings and signage. He wants to know the town and what it has to offer so he is prepared to help the people and businesses that are located in the heart of it. Hasson also has a goal to establish La Pine as a larger presence in Central Oregon. “A known quantity always fares better than an unknown quantity,” Hasson quipped. “We want the region to know that we are open for business!” We continued to go through his mental list of goals for the future. Hasson’s planning background played into his next goal. He is looking at the way the town is laid out. “It is the evolution of a settlement pattern and we have all this ‘stuff’ on the ground. How do we start organizing and orchestrating so we are all on the same page?” The City is prepared to work. Hasson says that we will get there, “but we have to work within the economic means… And we must be sensitive to the business communities’ pocketbooks and not try to do too much, too fast.” Steve Hasson invites you to stop by his office and introduce yourself. You can call the City for an appointment, too. (541-536-1432). 2nd and 4th Wednesday City Council meetings and Work Sessions are also open to the public. The Eagle will continue to interview Mr. Hasson regularly and he is invited to contribute to the paper when he needs to let the community know what the City is doing. Y7


Notice is hereby given that the City of La Pine City Council will conduct two Public Hearings 6:00pm, March 14, 2012 to consider a recommendation of approval from the Planning Commission to the City Council for two proposed City Ordinances and findings adopting: (1) a new Section 20A of the La Pine Zoning Ordinance the Historical and Cultural Preservation Program and the La Pine Landmarks Commission Historic provisions, and (2) adopting an addition to Chapter 5 of the Comprehensive Plan Historic Areas, Historic and Cultural Resources. These public hearings will be held at La Pine City Hall 16345 Sixth Street, La Pine Oregon 97739 Phone: (541) 536-1432 Please attend this public hearing to provide your input as oral and written testimony is strongly encouraged and welcome. Drafts of these documents can be viewed at City Hall or on the city’s website. Written comments can be hand delivered to La Pine City Hall and will be accepted via regular mail, facsimile, or e-mail. Mail:  La Pine City Hall, PO Box 3055, La Pine, Oregon 97739 Fax:  (541) 536-1462 E-mail:


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The City of La Pine is conducting a PUBLIC HEARING on March 7, 2012 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the La Pine City Hall to consider whether it is in the best interest of the City and its citizens to consolidate the La Pine Water District and La Pine Special Sewer District services provided within the La Pine city boundary into the City through a withdrawal process under ORS 222.520. La Pine City Hall • 16345 Sixth Street, La Pine, Oregon 97739 • Phone: (541) 536-1432 Please attend this public hearing to provide your input. Oral and written testimony is strongly encouraged and welcome. Written comments can be hand delivered to La Pine City Hall and will also be accepted via regular mail, facsimile, or e-mail. Mail: La Pine City Hall, 16345 Sixth Street, La Pine, Oregon 97739 Fax: (541) 536-1462 E-mail:

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LPEC Building Donations

Emergency Preparedness Tips & Techniques


Leon Pantenburg

We’ll be talking about survival and preparedness technology in the next few columns. Communication, in particular, is important in the aftermath of a disaster, and we’ll be contacting local emergency responders to find out what everybody can do. This article from guest author Andrew Robbins hits some important points about home security. - Leon Top left: Vicki and Vic Russell . Top right: Kathy DeBone and Justin Cutler. Bottom left: Howard Finck and Greg Price. Bottom right: Tony DeBone. talked about fundraising ideas and each person took on a task to follow up with before the plan goes into place. Right now, the Park District is involved in developing their community school program and they are looking for sponsorship for kids to attend the after school program. Two weeks ago they revealed the renovations that have already been completed inside the LPEC at an evening event on the 3rd of February. Now, it is up to the community to continue the great work that has already been accomplished. You can help raise money for the second phase of the renovation. The fundraising is designed to take the burden of costs off the taxpayers and still move forward with the plans to dazzle the community with a wonderful event center that can be enjoyed by the entire area. For information about how to help the LPRD Foundation raise the matching dollars for Phase II, Call the LPRD office at 541-536-2223 and ask for Justin Cutler. You can make a difference for the youth of La Pine and for the families that live in our area! Y7 (Continued from Front Page)

Deputy Pete Penzenik

top honors. Two of Pete’s co-workers, the La Pine Fire District personnel and the members of the lodge gathered at 5:30PM for pictures and then they gave Penzenik the award. Trying to get the reluctant winner into the lodge to accept it was the biggest struggle. Penzenik is known for being humble about his contributions to the community. Slated to retire soon, the timing worked out and now our local deputy finally has the recognition he has earned. Be sure you congratulate Pete Penzenik when you see him. Y7

A 2011 FBI study marked a 3.7 percent decrease in property crimes – burglary, larceny-theft, and vehicle theft – but that doesn’t mean you should ignore the importance of home security. Here is a short list of things people can do to help protect their home. And while none of these are surefire crime stoppers, they involve methods that are geared toward preventing an intrusion before it starts. 1. Hit up the hardware store. See what you can find. Not so sure about the locks on your doors? Invest in some new ones. You can get some exterior lighting that’s perfect for shining a light on any potential intruders. 2. Don’t advertise. Got some a massive flat screen television or the latest stereo system or gaming console? That’s wonderful, but don’t be a show off. If these things are in an area where there are windows, consider drawing the shade or closing the curtains when you step out or turn in for the night. Don’t give intruders any extra incentives. 3. Man’s best friend. An intruder is less likely to pop in for a visit when a dog is present. Dogs also have a keen sense of hearing and can serve as early warning signs of an intrusion in progress. You can also have your dog guard the home, but you consult with a professional before starting any guard dog training of your own. You don’t want your canine companion attacking an invited guest. 4. Bear arms. Make sure you can safely and securely store away firearms. Get proper training in firearm use. 5. Look into a home security system. There are plenty of them on the market and a few of them are so easy to operate, there is no problem instructing children how to use them. Just remember to research and shop around for the one that’s right for you.

You never know when life will throw a curve ball, and the best you can do is prepare. – by Andrew Robbins

Andrew Robbins is a professional writer who has spent most of his career writing about home security systems and ways families can better protect themselves and their homes. He believes in the importance of having a plan when it comes to dealing with life’s curve balls and enjoys sharing his knowledge. For more information, go to the South Deschutes County Emergency Preparedness blog at: (All the information is free. The publication is a community service of and is not affiliated with any governmental agency.) (Leon Pantenburg is the author and webmaster of, a survival and preparedness website, based in Bend, OR. The website accepts paid advertising from reputable companies that sell survival and preparedness items.)

Look for Leon’s Emergency Preparedness Column with survival techniques in every issue of the Newberry Eagle! Above: Pete jokes with Legionaires before the ceremony. Below: La Pine Legion Officials get ready to give Penzenik the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award.

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La Pine Blue Lightning Club Holds Awards Potluck On Monday, Feb. 13th, Blue Mat families met at the La Pine Elementary School to celebrate their year in an Awards Night Potluck. There was a slide show, many thanks to the sponsors (SCOOTR, Peak Performance, Rebound Physical Therapy, Wilderness Garbage, Les Schwab, La Pine Eye Care, Little D and the Highlander Motel) and a list of students who needed recognition. There are 65 children in the program. Over 1100 students entered the state competition and seven students from La Pine placed: 1st Place Winners were: Hunter Dodson, Tristan Wilson and Thorin Wilson 2nd Place Winners were: Jordan Daley and Dakota Daley 4th Place: Gage Dodson • 6th Place: Jessie Wells The members of the club are preparing to travel to Reno for the World Championships. Practices continue on Tuesday and Thursday evening. There will also be a ‘Let’s get Vertical Camp during the spring break. One of the parents, Patrick Hutchinson, has three sons in the program and he has been involved for six years. He told me, “It is worth a lot. You will learn self-respect and how to be a good person when you are part of the club.” Local coaches are Toby Wilson, Dave Kerr, Kevin Huck and Matt Dodson. Michael Hoetzenroeder won the Coach of the Year Award- in addition to the other coaches who serve on the Board. For information about the Blue Mat kids, call the schools and ask for contact info. Y7

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Program Benefits Midstate Electric Cooperative and its Members By Midstate Electric Cooperative

Central Oregon has been hit hard by the declining economy. In 2006, at the height of used every day, they are empowered to adjust their lifestyle resulting in energy savings the flourishing market, Midstate Electric Cooperative (MEC) installed 615 new electriof 10 to15 percent. cal services. In 2010, there were only 89. “PowerPay is a good option for new members to get service with just $65 up front,” With a depressed economy, members fall behind in paying their electric bills, particsays Doug Buchanan, MEC customer service supervisor. “Once they are on PowerPay, ularly when their consumption is the highest. When accounts become delinquent, perif they are disconnected, all we require is that they have a $10 credit on their account sonnel are sent to the site to disconnect the electric service. Once payment is received to get power back on.” The member doesn’t need to call or visit MEC to re-establish the co-op sends service personnel back to the site to reconnect the electric service. This service and the co-op doesn’t need to dispatch a truck – a win for both parties. represents a significant investment of time and money for the co-op. “PowerPay is fully automated,” added Mr. Buchanan. “There are disconnections Despite MEC’s best efforts to collect overdue accounts, it’s not unusual for someand reconnections happening daily, but we don’t even hear from those members. Powone to leave the area with 2-3 unpaid monthly bills. Depending on the time of year, that erPay has let employees remove themselves from the collection process and put control could represent a $500-$600 write off, which is a significant loss to the co-op. From in the members’ hands. The members choose how they’re notified, when they’re noti2006-2010, write-offs had doubled. fied and what balances they want to maintain on their account. All those things are now To protect itself and its members from financial risk, MEC increased deposit rein their control.” quirements. Even though the co-op knew that this would be a hardship for many memPowerPay is strictly voluntary and the member always has the opportunity to return bers, its write-offs were so large that it couldn’t afford to not change the requirements. to the traditional 30 day postpaid environment. The co-op needed to find an alternative solution that would keep electric service afThe second option of the program—PowerView—was introduced to assist memfordable for members, but not expose the co-op to undue financial risk. MEC’s managebers with high bill concerns. By providing this tool, members on traditional monthly ment staff knew that prepay options presented a possible solution since consumers pay billing are able to monitor and track their energy usage. ahead of time, eliminating the financial risk for the co-op. After investigating several Dave Schneider, MEC accounting manager, says that the response to the program systems, MEC found a Prepaid Account Management System that worked with their has been positive. PowerPay usage has swelled to 665 members while 220 members are existing automated meter system. using PowerView to monitor their electricity. In November 2010, MEC began using The program is comprised “In an economy where we are forced to charge higher deposits, we have actually of two options. PowerPay allows members to prepay for electricity and PowerView albeen able to reduce the amount of members’ deposits held by the co-op,” Mr. Schneider lows members to take an active role in monitoring their electric use. says. “Since offering PowerPay, we have refunded more than $87,000 back to the memBoth options save MEC and its members’ money. bers. This is putting money back into our members’ pockets and into the community.” The co-op’s initial focus was on PowerPay only. Struggling members—those with In Deschutes County, where the current unemployment rate is 11.3 percent, MEC’s past due balances needing payment arrangements, those facing disconnection for nonwrite-offs are down to a level equal to write-offs when the unemployment rate was 5.7 pay and those having to pay higher deposits—were considered. percent. When members opt for PowerPay, a MEC customer service representative spends For more information on the program, call MEC customer service department, about half an hour explaining how the system works, how charges are calculated and 541-536-2126. Y7 how to set up automatic notifications. The member is informed that a disconnect meter will be installed so that service can be disconnected and reconnected idstate lectric ooperative provides cost effective automatically as their balance changes. No deposits are necessary because the reliable utility services for its MeMbers financial risk for the co-op is eliminated. There are no late fees or disconnection trip charges since there is no need to dispatch service personnel. It’s a great budgeting tool for those who struggle to pay their bills each month. PowerPay members can decide when they want to put funds into their account. They can time their payments to match when they are paid—weekly, bi-weekly or monthly—instead of struggling to pay a large amount once a month. Members can fill up their electric account just like filling up the gas tank in a car – 1 gallon at a time or with a full tank. Members immediately get greater insight into their energy usage. The ability to see exactly how much electricity they’ve used on a given day demonstrates how daily energy choices directly affect their pocketbook. Statistics show that those who monitor or track their en16755 Finley Butte Rd. 800-722-7219 A Touchstone Energy Cooperative The power of human connections ergy use on a regular basis, use less enLa Pine, Oregon or 541-536-2126 ergy. 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GE Launches GeoSpring™ – Its Most Energy-Efficient, Hybrid Electric Water Heater

The GeoSpring has the same footprint and electrical connections as the standard electric water heater, making it easy to install. The GeoSpring provides the same amount of hot water as traditional 50-gallon standard electric water heaters. The integrated electronics on the GeoSpring’s control panel offer exclusive features, such as Vacation mode, which will lower the water temperature to 50 degrees for the duration of a trip, and then automatically reenergize itself on the day before the homeowner’s return. The GeoSpring offers more control over water temperature, allowing you to adjust in one degree increments from 100 to 140 degrees Fahrenheit. Consumer should research state and local tax credits and utility rebates for purchasing the ENERGY STAR-qualified energy-efficient water heater for additional savings. GeoSpring will be available at national retailers in March such as Lowe’s and Sears and national plumbing distributors such as Ferguson as well as many local retailers and distributors. Estimated retail price: $1,199-$1,299. More information can be found online at Y7

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A standard electric water heater can cost an average homeowner $520 every year to operate. The GeoSpring costs an average of $195 to operate annually and uses 62 percent less electricity than a standard electric water heater and will pay for itself in less than 2.5 years.* The GeoSpring Hybrid Water Heater combines energy-saving heat-pump technology with traditional electric heating systems used in most conventional water heaters on the market today. This hybrid technology is designed to absorb heat in ambient air and transfer it into the water. Since this requires much less energy than the energy used to generate radiant heat – as used in a conventional electric tank water heater – the GeoSpring Hybrid Electric Water Heater is more economical to operate. “Approximately 50 percent of U.S. households use a standard electric water heater,” said Downer. “If 25 percent chose a GeoSpring instead of a standard 50-gallon electric water heater, more than four billion pounds of CO2 emissions on the U.S. grid could be avoided annually – equivalent to the annual emissions of more than 360,000 cars on U.S. roads. That’s a powerful way consumers can help the environment.”

$38 million dollar GE investment turns vacant U.S. factory into vibrant, high-tech GeoSpring™ Hybrid Water Heater manufacturing operation. February 10 was a big day for GE Appliances and the resurgence of U.S. manufacturing. It’s the day GE announced the opening of its GeoSpring™ Hybrid Water Heater manufacturing facility at Appliance Park in Louisville, Ky. The $38 million investment in the new product and a revitalized facility is the first milestone in commitments GE has made since 2009 to invest a total of $1 billion ($800 million in Louisville) and create more than 1,300 new jobs in the U.S. by 2014. Lean manufacturing and a more competitive wage structure for new employees led to the selection of Louisville as the production site for the new water heater instead of China, where an earlier version of the product was made. Not only can the new product now be made more competitively in the U.S., the GeoSpring Hybrid Water Heater, developed by the Louisville team, has an enhanced feature set, offers better performance with greater energy savings and will be more affordable for consumers. To address consumers’ growing desire to save money and be environmentally conscious, the GeoSpring will save an average consumer $325 every year on their utility bills. “There are very few products for your home that will save homeowners as much money as the GeoSpring,” said Stephen Downer, GE product general manager for water products. “With the state of today’s economy, we’re betting on acceptance of this

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in Newberry Country Amtrak - Who Says Green Can’t Be Fun?

By Pam Cosmo, Granger & Newberry Eagle Team You may not be aware of it, but we have access to passenger railroad service that provides some of the most energy-efficient transportation possible: Amtrak. The closest railroad station is in Chemult. Klamath Falls and Eugene are also possibilities, and Bend has the Greyhound Bus as a shuttle to the train stations. They can all get you on the Coast Starlight, a luxurious European-style train with all the comforts of home. From their website one can read that “Amtrak is 17 percent more energy efficient than either commercial airlines or automobiles.” Amtrak has been upgrading both their tracks and their trains in recent years. Their cars and locomotives use less fuel, and several of their railroad lines have been converted to electricity. Freight rail has a fuel consumption rate of 11.5 times more energy efficient than trucks. Trains put far less pollutants in the air and also are less damaging to the earth in terms of erosion and maintenance of tracks versus highways. So, where can we go from here, and what does it cost? Using their website once again, I find that I can board the Coast Starlight train (with cars for dining, observation, sleep, and bar) for $40 to get to Portland. Round trip: $55. The trip takes six hours. Or, you could board the train and travel to Vancouver, British Columbia for $77 round trip. Maybe you would like to go to Los Angeles to catch a plane to Costa Rica on a dental vacation. $91 to L.A. The money saved between the airfare and the reduced dental costs would pretty much cover a vacation in Costa Rica or Mexico. How about Chicago? Three hundred fifty-four dollars. The trip takes 64 hours and 42 minutes, though. So you will probably want to upgrade to a sleeping room. Of course, these prices vary depending on what days you are traveling, vacation trip specials offered at different times of the year and how fancy your accommodations are. But, you get the idea. Trains are one of the most comfortable and energy efficient means of transportation. They often run through beautiful country-side and come with luxurious dining facilities. Much better than a car trip featuring beef-jerky and candy bar runs into a gasmart, or a crappy bag of peanuts and a drink on a plane, railroad dining is luxurious by comparison. You will be seated at a table set with China dinnerware and linen tablecloths and napkins. There are Club cars for drinks, game rooms to entertain the kids, observation decks, and sleeping cars with private bathrooms. And you don’t have to drive. It’s worth it to check out the options for train travel with a travel agent or on line. You may be able to convert a tedious car or plane trip into a really pleasurable adventure. On top of that, you’ll be doing the Earth a favor as well. Y7

La Pine Lions Busy with Community Projects By T. Myers, Eagle Team, Reporter and Staff Writer Everywhere you look there is Gold and Blue. They are the colors of the International Lions, the State of Oregon and some of your best neighbors! Local Lions added another feather to their cap on Valentine’s Day when they went to deliver free American flags to first graders. “We gave out 90 American Flag sets at La Pine Elementary and Rosland Grade Schools,” Ron Gerhart told the Eagle. “Thanks to Tiffany Zeiler from South Valley Bank (Tiffany has helped us every year) for joining and helping us again this year at La Pine Elementary and Rosland with Lion members Geraldine, Bob, Jerry, Shirley, Don, Lanell, Dave and myself.” The Lions are now collecting used computer Ron Gerhart. Lion President with flag for first grader printer cartridges along with old glasses and hearing aids. This year the local Lions have sponsored 42 pairs of glasses and eye exams to people in need from our area. They have helped with several hearing aids, too. Now they are partnering with LPHS Hawk’s NJROTC students to collect cell phones. You always see Lions cooking pancakes or sausage sliders to raise money for the eyeglass and hearing aid program. Last fall they sponsored the big blue van that came and tested sight and hearing for La Pine students. The annual Golf Tournament is set for May at Quail Run Golf Course on the 20th at 1 PM in the afternoon. Locals are signing up for teams of four through Jim Smith at 541-536-6399. Currently you will find your La Pine Lions doing service work at the Community Kitchen, taking care of the Finley Butte Park Building, working as mentors at the local schools, helping as members of other community organizations, writing for the Eagle and involved in helping La Pine in hundreds of ways. Lions are collecting food for the Community Kitchen and you can get your donations to Lions by dropping off items at the Chamber of Commerce or Newberry Hospice. Y7

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Announcement La Pine Rural Fire Protection District Meeting Notice The Board of Directors of the La Pine Rural Fire Protection District will hold a regular meeting Thursday, March 08, 2012 9:00 a.m. at the Fire Station located at 51550 Huntington Road, La Pine. The meeting location is accessible to persons with disabilities. Complete agendas or request for interpreter for the hearing impaired or for the accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 48 hours before the meeting through the district administrative office at 51590 Huntington Road, La Pine. Y7

Cinco de Mayo Tamale Dinner Fund Raiser

Save This Date: Saturday May 5th, “Cinco de Mayo Tamale Dinner” at the La Pine Event Center. Benefiting the La Pine Community Kitchen. Y7


Recently, Randall Marchington, an expert Mechanical Estimator from Bend Heating answered questions about Carrier’s newest Greenspeed heat pump technology and what it means to homeowners in terms of savings.

Q: Randall, what is Greenspeed Technology? A: Greenspeed is a new heat pump technology from Carrier Corporation that vastly improves the efficiency of Carrier’s Infinity line of residential heating and cooling equipment. It use to be great to get a 9 or 10 HSPF (Heating Seasonal Performance Factor) rating and with Greenspeed, customers can expect to get up to a 13 HSPF rating which greatly exceeds the standards for receiving the various energy rebates and tax credits. Q: What are the incentives such as rebates and tax credits that are available when you upgrade to Greenspeed? A: The incentives are better than ever. For example if you were to install a qualifying Infinity heat pump you would be eligible to receive a rebate of up to $1900 from your electric utility provider, plus federal and state energy tax credits of up to $1040.00. In addition Carrier is offering up to $1250 in cash rebates on qualifying equipment. Q: How much money can I save on heating bills by installing an Infinity Greenspeed Heat Pump system?

A: Since Greenspeed is the industry’s most efficient heat pump system, the savings can be as much as 75% of what you are currently paying. So you can see that it would reduce your heating bill dramatically with electricity savings, not to mention a great hedge against energy cost increases. Q: What sets Bend Heating apart from other Central Oregon heating companies? A: Bend Heating is the only “Factory Authorized Carrier Dealer” in all of Central Oregon. That means we can provide a 100% Money Back Guarantee backed by the factory. Add to that, Bend Heating has helped build Central Oregon communities since 1953, longer than any other HVAC company. We are required to be certified by federal, state and local agencies. We participate in rigorous ongoing training that requires us to perform many different tests to certify

the installation is correct and the paperwork is in order for the rebates and tax credits to go through. Q: How can people contact you for more information? A: You can contact me at 541-948-7193 or email me at and I’m happy to provide a no obligation estimate of costs and savings. You can also visit us at and Copyright © 2011 Bend Heating & Sheet Metal, Inc. All rights reserved. This is a paid advertisement, courtesy of Bend Heating & Sheet Metal, Inc.

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La Pine Ya Ya Sisterhood Society Wins Organization of the Year Award By Laura Colombo-Wurst We wanted to thank everyone in the La Pine Chamber of Commerce for presenting us with the Organization of the Year Award. It is indeed such an honor to be recognized by our community. One of our main goals is helping our community and its citizens in any way we are able. I would like to take this opportunity to recognize Carol Blackwood, one of our sisters, for all her hard work as a leader and a volunteer. She is always available with friendship and a helping hand. I would also like to thank all of the Ya Ya’s for everything they do and for the wonderful caring friendship we all share.

We are a group of women who come together for friendship, giving to the community and self growth. We are now meeting at the Finley Butte Park and Recreation building located on 51390 Walling Lane, La Pine (just off of Finley Butte Road) at 5:30 on the second Wednesday of every month. If you would like to join us please contact Sharon Walling at 541-536-2170 or Sandie Peterson at 541-536-3247. Y7


By T. Myers, Eagle Team Reporter and Staff Writer I love St. Patrick’s Day. It is green and fun and everyone gets to be Irish for a day! I have had some outstanding personal experiences, none of which compares to the time I was in the Calistoga Hotel drinking Irish coffees and listening to a singer- named Debbie, who had hips as wide as Missouri (Coming from me- those were some wide hips!) sing us the songs of her age. Turns out she was a child star who never learned to NOT cover a figure like her own with hounds tooth black and white checks. But, I must say that Debbie got into the music and the band was great and I remember enjoying the laughter and the celebrating and those wide swinging black and white checked hips! It was a St Patrick’s Day to remember. The first time I ever sipped on an Irish Coffee, it was at the Buena Vista Bar in San Francisco. The stoic bartender had been a fixture in the place for some 38 years. A German, he could really do a fine job as an exacting drink maker and we watched as he lined up preheated Irish Coffee glasses across the bar, dropping two sugar cubes into the bottom of the glass, adding a healthy shot of good Irish Whiskey and filling it with hotter than hot coffee. “The trick,” he explained, “Is to use hot coffee, but then, you must top them with slightly sweetened real whip cream that has been beaten to the soft peak stage.” I added this in indelible ink to my collection of most treasured recipes and I use it to this day when I want to experience the wonderful flavor of a finely tuned drink! There are other terrific March/Irish recipes that I have discovered, too. When it comes to food- that is a revelation, the recipes for bread pudding hit the mark! I have been making the office try out different versions of the comforting stuff. Here are a couple of our favorites: Standard Bread Pudding: Start with 6 -8 cups of cubed stale bread- white if possible and with the crusts removed if you are trying to be fancy! Put them in the bottom of a 9X13 baking pan that has been buttered on the sides and the bottom. In a large bowl, mix up 8-10 eggs until well beaten. Add 1 cup of sugar, 2 teaspoons of cinnamon, 1 teaspoon of fresh ground nutmeg, 1 teaspoon salt and 8 cups of whole milk and 2 teaspoons of vanilla. Soak the bread with the milk mixture and let it sit in the fridge for several hours or overnight- covered. Bake at 350 for 1 hr. Check with a clean knife by inserting it in the middle until it comes out clean. The top should be browned. (You can sprinkle the top with cinnamon and sugar for extra punch. This is a custardy version and if you put a small pan of water in the oven when you bake it, it will be even better!) #2 Bread Pudding: Line a buttered baking dish with slices of white bread (No crusts) and set aside. Mix 5 eggs and 4 cups of whole milk together with ½ teaspoon of salt and ½ cup sugar. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla and pour mixture over the bread slices. Bake at 350 until the bread is browned and puffy. Set aside. Peel and slice fresh apples and sauté the apples in butter until cooked through and the juices are reduced. Add 1/4 cup brown sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon to the apples and stir to mix well. Serve the apples over a slice of custardy bread for dessert with whip cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Bon Appetit! Y7


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Saturday March 24th at 5:00 PM Dana Haynes will give a presentation on Breaking Point. If you like action, enjoy an adrenalin rush, Dana Haynes is your guy.. High octane could be a good description for Haynes’ writing style. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) calls the teams it sends to investigate when a plane goes down “Crashers”. These are people smart enough and strong enough to sort through the grizzly wreckage to find the truth, to figure out what took that long silver body out of the sky. Pathologist Tommy Tomzak, sound expert Kiki Duvall, and pilot Isaiah Grey are Crashers. They will board flight 78 headed for Seattle Washington where they are scheduled to speak at a conference. They will never arrive. Somewhere outside Helena Montana the plane will be brought down in a remote forest. “Crashers” will be sent to find out why. Haynes puts you right in the cockpit as the pilots battle to keep the plane airborne, a struggle they will lose. He takes you inside the investigation as the crash team keeps finding things that don’t add up. A shadowy mercenary is in the employ of powerful interests in the weapons game, they are more than ready to be brutal in achieving their aims. A computer genius realizes his inventions will be used for nothing but evil and tries to stop the bad guys by spilling their secrets to the press. A beautiful woman must choose between her high-end lifestyle in the country she has adopted and the man she loves. And a clever FBI agent will have to put it all together with the help of a former Israeli spy. Saturday March 31st at 5:00 PM we have authors sure to please our young crowd and adults alike. Phillip Margolin is well known for his thrilling adult mysteries; Executive Privilege, Supreme Justice, Lost Lake and many others. He has teamed up with his daughter, Ami Margolin Rome to write Vanishing Acts. Move over Nancy Drew, there is a new sleuth in town. Madison lives in Portland Oregon with her lawyer father; she is determined to follow in his footsteps. As the first day of 7th grade arrives Madison is looking forward to being reunited with her friend Ann. Over the summer Ann traveled to Europe with her father so the two best friends have been out of touch for a while and will have a lot of catching up to do. Ann doesn’t show up at school, she misses the tryouts for the soccer team. She doesn’t answer e-mail, she doesn’t answer the phone, and no one answers the door at her home. Madison is sure something awful has happened to Ann. She tries to share her concern with her father but he is buried in his cases, her school friends all think she is exaggerating, and no one seems interested in finding Ann. The only person to take her worries seriously is Jake. As the days go on and Ann still doesn’t show up, Madison and Jake decide to investigate together and find out what happened. If that isn’t enough of a challenge, Madison’s third grade teacher disappears. There is a lot of blood and a convenient suspect; the woman had a heated fight with her husband right before she went missing. Madison’s Dad takes the case of defending the man accused of murdering Madison’s teacher. She liked her third grade teacher. Jake and Madison decide to investigate her disappearance too. The intrepid pair go all over Portland conducting their various inquiries. Author events are free and fun. Refreshments will be served and we will have drawings for prizes. Please call 541-593-2525 or email or stop by Sunriver Books & Music to sign up to attend. Y7

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NEWBERRY COUNTRY ATTRACTIONS When In Doubt… Follow The Dog Finally we have some snow, and if you listen carefully, you can hear the snowmobilers, skiers and snowshoers cheering! Ok, so the truckers on Highway 97 aren’t cheering, but those of us who are snow-lovers, are laughing all the way to the drifts. A couple of weeks ago, and with fresh snow calling us, my wife and I (and dog, Cookie) decided to go snow-shoeing at our favorite trail system at the Edison SnoPark After “filling our tanks” with our favorite breakfast at Norma and Darrell McAllister’s Red Rooster Café (#11 on the menu), we headed up the road to the Edison SnoPark. Snowshoeing for us offers peace, quiet solitude, and the magic of being isolated and “lost” in the deep forest.. In another article a couple of months ago, we explored the summertime activities available to ATV’ers at Edison. Mountain bikers and hikers also enjoy this recreation site in the summer months Ah, but this month it’s the snow, baby! Edison SnoPark, as with all the other SnoParks in the area, is very well maintained, with a huge parking lot, a clean restroom, excellent maps, and separate, well marked trails for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling. Except at a very few intersections, the three separate trails systems do not cross each other, which keeps all of the disparate users happy. This particular day, my wife and I decided to try the Tesla Trail. This trail connects to the Alternating Current and to the Direct Current trails, and eventually up the ACDC Warming Hut. I’m guessing that this trail was named after Nikola Tesla, a SerbianAmerican engineer, whose experiments with electricity contributed to the radio and to wireless communication.

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The Tesla Trail is a beautiful meandering trail that leads you through stands of magnificent Ponderosa Pines and ethereal hummocks snow-covered volcanic outcroppings. Every twenty yards or so, you’ll come upon a tree with an attached blue diamond trail marker with a snowshoer icon on it just to let you know that you are still on the trail and not lost. The trail starts out innocently enough and then, just to make sure you get a great workout, it heads up…and up…and up. “Yahoo…I see the hut”! I guess there’s no reason to put the warming huts at the bottom of the mountain, as they are usually up high with great panoramic views. Then, of course, it’s mostly down hill to the parking lot. I say “mostly downhill” because even snowshoeing down hill is a big workout! It has been documented that sled dogs can smell the trail that is buried under 15 feet of snow. Our dog, Cookie, always

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seems to know where the trail is and can smell a Chipmunk under 15 feet of snow! So…if you decide to go snowshoeing, dress in layers…you’ll get very warm. If you decide to go snowshoeing, take extra Power Bars…you’ll get hungry. If you decide to go snowshoeing, take your dog…follow your dog…and you’ll never get lost. Y7


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Rodeo Queen Crowned for 2012

By T. Myers, Eagle Team Reporter and Staff Writer

A group of supporters gathered at the American legion on Sunday the 26th to honor out new Rodeo Queen and welcome Rodeo Royalty to La Pine. Rodeo supporters, Candidates and Local elected officials showed up to be a part of the afternoon. Mayor and Mrs.

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Mulenex, Tony and Mrs De Bone and John Huddle came to show their support and excitement. This was the Queen’s fundraiser and there was a silent auction along with Speghetti Dinner. Mikaela Koellermeier represents La Pine at all of the State wide events. Present for her coronation were: Courtney Star, Sara MArcus, Lindsay Soliz, Emily Clark and Megan Hopper. Each of these women represents the state in different rodeo organizations and will be representing their towns and oregon all year long. Congratulations to our own Queen Mikaela! Y7

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Thursday, October 13, 2011


The New Senior

By T. Myers, Eagle Team Reporter and Staff Writer

I have some thoughts about several things to discuss this month. Phones, friends and family, the changing economy, the political climate, support for your favorite organizations and charities, the Park District capital fundraiser for the second phase of the La Pine Event Center (LPEC) remodel, and what is happening at the senior center. Every one of us needs to know that we can be part of the problem at times and better than that, a part of the solution. Shall we begin? Phones: I am sick to death of the fact that everyone has to be connected to a cell phone, or Facebook or Twitter or constantly texting- even when the friend they are texting will be home after work at the same time as they are- in the same house! Who in the world is that dag nabbed important that they must have an immediate response to their every question or every thought? Even Doctors who are on call (they have what I consider a reasonable excuse for having a cell phone on all the time) don’t use their cell phones 24-7. And that expression 24-7? 24 hours a day and seven days a week. No one should have to understand what that implies. I notice that when my kids come to visit, they check their phones all the time and one daughter is texting all through the entire visit. I live in a house with a metal roof and now some of that will have to come to a stop, too bad! Turn off the phones and let people know that you need a break from all of the communications. It will feel real good after the withdrawal! Friends and Family: Are you thanking all of the people who matter to you for what they do for you and how they make your life better? I am so lucky to have friends that care about me and a family who loves and helps me. I could not survive without these people and they need to know how much I appreciate them and am grateful to them. The changing economy: I have written a piece for the Senior Newsletter that talks about the fact that we will never again live in a society that is running rampant with economic excesses. All of us need to learn to tighten our belts, cut out the extras and learn to spend time with our neighbors sharing our lives and help with each other. The Political climate: This Presidential election year is already pretty yukky! The president is playing it cool right now- because he can, and the candidates in the opposing party are in a demolition derby with each other. Every other day, one of them makes a statement that changes the course of the election. What I want to know is probably related to this excruciating need to be in the know 24-7. If a man or woman is running for office and has a solid platform of things to run on, why can the media, or a single statement on a single day affect the candidate so seriously. It is like no one is taking any time to think about what is being laid out before us. Snap decisions, changing polls and a sick feeling that the right person is not ‘out there yet’ is uppermost in my mind. Is it in yours? LPEC: we have just seen the reveal of the first phase of the renovations at the Park District old White School building now called the La Pine Event Center or LPEC. This community has an opportunity to score a huge amount of matching grant dollars to go towards Phase II of the

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LPEC building Fund and there is a fundraising campaign going on right now. It means that we need to raise donations of $265k in order to get that much more money to spend on the planned improvements for the next part of the event center. When we donate, there is no increase in taxes. When we donate, it means that someone else, who does not even live here, believes enough in La Pine to give us a huge amount of matching money to do this important work in the community. Give if you can. Call Justin Cutler at the office of LPRD, 541-536-2223, and see how you can help the town do this important fundraiser. Supporting your favorite organizations and charities and our senior center: Everyone needs so much these days. I am worried for the local Senior Center. They get no tax based support. The community has a higher percentage of seniors here than in any other areas of the state and they are constantly struggling to offer us a beautiful building, activities designed for older people and social things that are fun and easy on the pocketbook, and money is a problem. We need to be a part of this wonderful center and make use of the amenities it offers. Call them 541-536-6237 and see what you can do to help them! How can you be a part of the solution to the problems we have in La Pine? It takes a commitment. It takes time. Sometimes money helps, but so does volunteering to make a difference. See you next month! Y7

Friends of the Library Celebrate a Year of Giving By T. Myers, Eagle Team Reporter and Staff Writer On Valentine’s Day every Year, the local Friends of the Library get together to share a thank you lunch for the volunteers who help run the Book Nook, decorate for the different holidays and do a variety of other helpful things for the librarians. During the year FOL members work hard to raise money to supplement the collections and programs, hang the art for local artists displaying their works of art, purchase racks and display cabinets for the library and they also give money to the community. During a really busy year last year, the FOL raised thousands of dollars and decided to donate $5,000.00 to the Ford Family Foundation Co-Hort II for the playground project adjacent to the Library. It was enough to get the playground equipment that has already been installed for use. It costs five dollars to be a member of the FOL for a year. People in the community can join without being active just to show support, and for those among us who love our library, there are wonderful ways to help make our library even better. Don’t forget to come into the Book Nook and buy books for the price of a dollar for hardcovers and 50 cents for pocketbooks. There is always a great selection, with new books coming in every week. The Book Nook also features several big basket drawings each year where patrons get a free entry every time they make a purchase. Hours are Tuesday from 10-1 PM and Sunday from 1 to 4 PM. Watch for the annual Frontier Days Sidewalk Sale, too. For more information you can ask a librarian for a membership form. Y7

WHEN ONE PARENT SAYS ‘NO’ TO TEENAGE DRINKING, OTHERS WILL TOO. You’re not alone in saying no—peer pressure WORKS. 92% of South County adults think it’s never okay to provide alcohol to someone else’s teen ( South County Community Readiness Assessment, 2010 ). To learn more, visit us online at or phone 541.536.5002 In partnership with Think Again ParentS, Deschutes County Children & Families Commission, DHS Addictions and Mental Health Division and the Drug Free Communities Support Program.

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Written by Robert Oms Cell phones (telefone celular) or mobile phones have had a great impact on the way we lead our lives. In today’s world, where change is the only constant, cell phones have been upgraded with lots of new technological features. There has been a tremendous growth in the use of cell phones all over the world and now almost anybody has a personal cell phone. What started in 1960s as a bulky radio communication equipment to be used at the time of war, it has now become a small pocket device with a host of special features specially crafted for the common consumer. It satisfies more than the basic need to communicate. It is a fashion statement – an identity of self – and it comes in hundreds of models. Nokia is the world’s largest manufacturer of cell phones followed by Motorola, Samsung, BenQ, Siemens, Panasonic, Philips, LG, NEC, Sony Ericsson, Fujitsu and many more. Apart from calling and texting, cell phones are used for a variety of purposes – to keep contact information, to make task lists and daily schedules, browse mobile websites and check emails, play games, watch video clips, listen to music, take pictures and much more. Also cell phones (telefone celular) are easy to integrate with other electronic devices such as notebooks, music systems and etc. With the availability of infrared and Bluetooth technology, a lot of wireless connectivity is possible, such as the use of wireless headphones. Also you can make your phone interact with your notebook without any physical connection. So, what should you look for while purchasing a new cell phone (telefone celular)? The points to consider include the service plan, price, size, weight, features and technical specifications, compatibility with other devices, display screen resolution and a very important feature: battery life. The latest features offered by cell phones are mega pixel camera, wireless connectivity, modem capability, PC synchronization, music and video player and a lot more. Today, you can access the World Wide Web through your cell phone (telefone celular). To access internet, your cell phone has to be WAP-enabled. Many companies have created mobile compatible websites that make browsing on your phone very easy. You can get the latest news, stock quotes and game scores on the move through your cell phone. The advanced third-generation phones (3G phones) will soon storm the market and will have high-end graphical display that will enable better video conferencing and gaming experience. Everybody must follow basic cell phone (telefone celular) etiquettes. Your mobile should not ring in public and disturb others. Sometimes mobile phones ring at odd instances like in movie theatres, weddings, funerals, important official meetings, etc., and to top it the fancy ring tones disturb everybody else around you. You should keep your cell phone in the silent mode when you are at a public place and you must never talk on the cell phone while driving. This might put you in trouble in many countries as there are heavy fines on cell phone misuse. Cell phones (telefone celular) have become an intrinsic part of our lives that most of us cannot imagine a single day without it. Ring tones, caller tunes, mobile gaming, camera, texting, MMS and video messaging, audio and video recording and viewing are still not enough. New technologies are developed often to reduce size and weight, increase speed, provide a better user interface, to pack more high-definition features into a small pocket device. With GPS (global positioning system) capability, cell phones have become so useful that a person carrying one could be located to a range of a few meters, anywhere on the globe! GPS cell phones are important devices in locating users in emergency situations, which allows emergency services to be quickly dispatched. Article courtesy of Y7

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Contributed by Veronica Schneider, Little d Technology Facebook is a social networking site used by more than 500 million people in every country on the planet, so far in 70 languages. The site’s minimum age is 13, but teens represent only a minority population on Facebook. It’s used by a lot of adults, certainly including parents. So how do you keep your kids and yourself safe when using Facebook? According to Anne Collier and Larry Magid the Co-Directors of, who wrote a 34 page guide on Facebook safety, the top safety tips are: • One way to monitor your child’s Facebook activities, is to “friend” them and get them to friend you – then you can establish a family rule that says something like, “No one can block other family members from content any of us posts in Facebook.” • Use your real age when setting up only. Facebook provides additional protection for users under the age of 13. • Choose your friends wisely. If you choose not to accept someone as a friend they will not know. • Do not use your picture for your profile. Instead choose a cartoon character or image that you really like. • Never put your address, place of birth, phone number, date of birth or email address on Facebook for public viewing. • Go to and look at the Parents guide to Facebook to find out more info on Facebook safety. But the number one tip is to talk to your kids and set some rules about socializing online and even using the internet. The more you talk the more you will both be on the same page! NOTE: Veronica Schneider has been with Little d Technology for five years. She is currently a sophomore at Central Oregon Community College studying for a business transfer degree, and is a co-facilitator at the Ford Leadership program. This talented young lady teaches clients of all ages how to use their computers effectively. If you are interested in a computer tutoring session with Veronica, give her a call at Little d Technology at 541-536-1079. Y7

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by Bob Cox

Sell Investments for the Right Reasons It’s important to understand which investments to own, and when to buy them. But you should also know when it’s time to sell an investment — and why. Unfortunately, many people sell investments for the wrong reasons. Some people want the money to purchase so-called “hot” investments, even if these new investments aren’t appropriate for their needs. Others own investments that have lost value, and fearing further losses, they decide to sell — thereby violating the oldest rule of investing: “Buy low and sell high.” These types of behavior can lead to at least two major problems. First, if you’re constantly selling investments, you’ll likely incur fees, commissions and taxes that can erode any returns you did manage to achieve. And second, by frequently selling off your investments and buying new ones, you’ll find it difficult to follow the type of consistent, long-term financial strategy that’s essential to help you work toward your goals. If you shouldn’t sell investments to find quick gains or to avoid losses that may not even occur, when should you sell? You might want to sell: If your goals have changed — You bought certain investments because you thought they would help you make progress toward your objectives. But over time, your goals may change, so in response, you may need to sell some investments and use the money to purchase new ones that are more suitable for your new goals. For example, early in your career, you might have benefited from owning investments that offered high potential for growth, but as you near retirement, you may need to shift some — but certainly not all — of your growth-oriented vehicles to income-producing ones. If the investments themselves change — You might have bought a stock because you liked the company’s products, business plan or management team. If any of these factors change significantly, though, you might need to re-evaluate your ownership of this investment. If you need to rebalance your portfolio — You may have decided that your investment portfolio should be composed of specific percentages of stocks, bonds and “cash” instruments. But due to changes in the value of your investments, these percentages can shift somewhat, resulting in a portfolio that no longer reflects your goals and risk tolerance. If that happens, you’ll need to rebalance your holdings, which may require you to sell some of your investments. If an investment has chronically underperformed — Sometimes, an investment simply doesn’t perform as well as you had hoped. When this happens, you may be better off by selling the investment and using the money to pursue new opportunities. However, don’t rush to judgment. Before you sell an underperforming investment, try to determine why it hasn’t done well. Is it because the market as a whole has slumped? If so, your investment could rebound when the market does. Or are there separate factors, unique to this investment, that have caused its problems? If the investment’s fundamentals and prospects still look good, you might want to simply give it time to

Thank you from OHSET Submitted by Kathy Russell La Pine High School Equestrian Team would like to acknowledge and thank the following businesses for their financial support of their team. The riders, Dani Schneider, Nikki Chapman, Bailey Fettinger, Samantha Hollinger, Charisa Bates, Tristan Cox, Tucker Allen and Kelbi Irvin, count on the support from these businesses in our community in making 2012 a successful year for the team. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!! La Pine Florist La Pine Pet Bed & Bath Alan Delashmutt Construction Rebound Physical Therapy Wickiup Station Sports Pub LLC The Brace Place Sunriver Chiropractic Center FIT Zone Figaro’s Rental Connection Alpha Custom Homes Wilderness Garbage The Corner Store La Pine Florist High Desert Sportsman Enterprises, LLC

South Valley Bank La Pine Animal Hospital Summit Solutions Midstate Electric Cooperative Kim Russell LLC La Pine Eyecare Clinic Oregon Feed & Irrigation T & L Timber Cut N Up High Desert Hardwood Flooring Tom’s Country Market Gary and Sandy’s Appliance Little d’ Technology Bronze Beach Beauty & Tanning Salon Perry Walters Construction

The team would like to thank the following people for the use of their arena: John and Bonnie Rosen at Diamond Bar R Ranch and Russ and Lissa King at A Wing and a Prayer Arena Come watch La Pine’s OHSET team in the next two meets March 23-25 and April 6-8 in Redmond at the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center. Christina Bates 541419-1055 and Kathy Russell 541-419-8925 Advisors.

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prove its worth. By knowing when you should hold an investment, and when you shouldn’t, you can avoid costly mistakes and help improve your chances for long-term investment success. So think carefully before putting up the “For Sale” sign on your investments. This article was written by Edward Jones for use by your local Edward Jones Financial Advisor. Y7

Thank You

A Giant from SCOOTR

Submitted by Denise Hatch

A giant THANK YOU to everyone in our community and outlining areas, who helped us to make this Christmas distribution such a great success. SCOOTR was able to provide gifts and clothing to over 400 children. This would not have been possible without the generousity of ALL of you who donated cash and toys, all of you who sponsor our t-shirts, THANK YOU to our local media who helps us get the word out, and especially those who participate in our events! Looking forward to seeing all of you at our next event, our Icebreaker poker run on May 19, 2012. Again, sincere THANKS TO ALL OF YOU!

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During Red Cross Month, Help People in Need

Submitted by: Michelle Thompson, Readiness Specialist American Red Cross, Oregon Region 925 High St, Klamath Falls, OR 97601 The Red Cross is not a government agency and relies on donations of time, money and blood to do its work. An average of 91 cents of every dollar given to the Red Cross is invested in helping the people through Red Cross services.

By Supporting the American Red Cross Wednesday, February 22, 2012— During March, the American Red Cross is asking everyone to help people in need by supporting the lifesaving services it provides. “Please remember those who need our help and support the Red Cross by making a donation, becoming a volunteer, taking a class, or giving blood,” said Michelle Thompson, Readiness Specialist, Klamath Falls. “We want to thank everyone for their generosity, which has enabled us help people here at home, across the United States, and around the world.” March is Red Cross Month, first proclaimed in 1943 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Since that time, every president, including President Obama, has designated March as Red Cross Month. The American Red Cross is synonymous with helping people, and has been doing so for more than 130 years. The Red Cross responds to nearly 70,000 disasters a year in this country, providing shelter, food, emotional support and other necessities to those affected. It provides 24-hour support to members of the military, veterans and their families – in war zones, military hospitals and on military installations around the world; collects and distributes more than 40 percent of the nation’s blood supply and trains more than 9 million people in first aid, water safety and other life-saving skills every year. Here in the Klamath Basin area, the Red Cross provided immediate support of food, shelter and clothing for 9 families displaced by house fires, and assisted 113 people through our Services to Armed Forces. And, people from this area donated more than 6,000 units of blood last year. “Red Cross Month is a great time for people to support our mission,” Thompson said. “Their kindness will enable us to continue our work, both here at home and across the globe.” On February 28, the Klamath County Commissioners will sign a proclamation declaring March to be Red Cross Month in Klamath County, much like the proclamation signed by the President and the Governor of Oregon, says Thompson. “We appreciate the show of support and are glad that Klamath County believes that this is important.”

The Klamath Falls Red Cross offices have a number of activities planned for Red Cross Month, including: • Multiple blood drives at the Donor Center on 6th Street and on the bloodmobile around the area • Bi-monthly CPR and First Aid classes at the Chapter offices • Training sessions for volunteers for Emergency Services and blood drives • Earthquake preparedness sessions open to the public at the Klamath County Library on March 1st at 6 p.m., and at the Senior Center on March 13 at 10 a.m. They will also be participating in the free informational health fair sponsored by Sky Lakes Hospital and held at Hosanna Christian School on March 3. “Sky Lakes is a great partner to the Red Cross, hosting blood drives that provide opportunities for their employees to give back to our mission,” says Brenda Hagge, Territory Representative for Blood Services. “We appreciate creative partnerships like this where we can reach out to the public.” For more information, a blood donation appointment or to register for classes, please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). About the American Red Cross: The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation’s blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or join our blog at Y7

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Susan gave instructions that the quilt should show the bridge in autumn. The result is a typical fractured quilt: although the pieces show a complete picture when put together, the background is each member’s interpretation of fall, thus giving the final product a “disjointed”, but pleasing effect. The second quilt finished by Susan is called Edo Spring. This quilt was inspired by Susan’s love of all things Japanese. Susan provided the pattern and background fabric for a kimono shaped quilt, with the instructions that each person create a Japanese themed scene on their section of the quilt. The left sleeve is a winter into spring scene by Cheryl Carbone; the back is a combined effort by Dona Ford and Joanne Baeth; the bottom is by Louise Page and the right sleeve is by Susan. This year’s quilt is from a painting done by Susan’s friend, Jennifer Saylor and is named, appropriately Jen’s nest. Susan fell in love with the painting and was given permission to recreate it in fabric by Jen. The techniques on this quilt range from hand dyeing silk, beading, felting, fusing and greatly inspired work to create the actual nest. Each artist also made an egg to put in the nest. The result is a beautiful recreation of the nest that is filled with small treasures. Y7

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From: Karl Scronce, Candidate for State Senator, District 28 To: Sandra Jones, Editor, Newberry Eagle Dear Sandra and citizens of Southern Deschutes County and Northern Klamath County. My name is Karl Scronce. I am running for State Senator for District 28. I am a third generation Klamath County resident with ties 100 years old. I attended Lost River High School and remember well the strong force that Gilchrist High School had in basketball and track. I then graduated from Oregon State University. Up until last year, I was a life-long farmer. I understand how government works for I was a state and national president of Oregon’s wheat growers and am comfortable working at our state capital in Salem. With the recent redistricting and adjustment of State Senate and House district lines, La Pine is now in District 28. This includes all of Klamath and Crook County. It also includes parts of Deschutes, Jackson and Lake Counties. It is a large district, the second largest, but in my opinion it has a great deal in common as a whole. It is mostly rural, dependent on agriculture, timber and recreation, and includes a large percentage of public lands. I have met some of your community leaders and look forward to expanding that base. I have listened to some of your concerns and recognize issues that are unique and need special attention along with issues that are of concern district wide. The theme of my campaign is focused on “Job Creation-Education-Representation.” Thank you for your interest in my campaign. My web address is I can be reached at Or call 541-281-2053 Karl Scronce Y7





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Light in Dark Times

Living on a Few Acres --- classes for rural landowners. Saturday, March 3; 8am-5pm. Deschutes County Fairgrounds & Expo, Middle and North Sister Buildings, Redmond. Cost: $40/person or $75/couple if registered by February 24 (includes lunch). .Registration:

Civil War Show and Tell, Sunday, March 4th, 2012, The La Pine Public Library, 2:00 p.m. As part of a month-long series on war in March, the Deschutes

Public Library is pleased to announce “Civil War Show and Tell” on Sunday, March 4th at 2:00 p.m. Civil War enthusiast John Baker will share his extensive collection of Civil War re-enactor artifacts and stories. This is an interactive program suitable for Civil War buffs of all ages. Free and open to the public. For more information about this or other library programs, please visit the library website at People with disabilities needing accommodations (alternative formats, seating or auxiliary aides) should contact Lisa at 541/312-1034.

MARCH 8th THRU 11TH – CENTRAL OREGON SPORTMAN’S SHOW At Deschutes County Fairgrounds. For times and admission prices: visit

Saturday March 17, Large Craft Bazaar, Agape Harvest Fellowship Church, 9-3pm - 52460 Skidgell Rd. (Behind Wickiup Junction), Tables Available, Contact Kelley 623-308-6619 or Pat 541-536-8086

March 20 – THE GRANGE HOLDS ITS MONTHLY POT LUCK AND BUSINESS MEETING ON THE THIRD TUESDAY EVENING OF EACH MONTH AT 6PM at the Grange Hall on Morson St., just off 3rd. The next meeting will be held the 20th of March.

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Don’t Miss this Opportunity of a Lifetime! Opening Night

Wednesday, April 4th- 6:00pm Topic: A Strange Man of Mud and Metal 2nd Night Thursday, April 5th - 6:00 pm Topic: Sleeping Through the Sirens

3rd Night Friday, April 6th - 6:00 pm Topic: Don’t Be Fooled

Hosted at the La Pine Community Kitchen 16480 Finley Butte Road In an age that can be identified by war and strive, where economic crises has entered into all our homes, where it feels like the dark walls of anxiety are closing in on us we CAN find Hope. Through these meetings you will be able to find hope and peace this earth so desperately needs in its chaotic state.

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The Hardiest of the Hardy Plants, Trees and Shrubs for your garden Learn from Master Gardener, Linda Stephenson on how to prepare your landscape for: • Planting • Making the right plant decisions • What tools work best for the job. Linda is the author of numerous garden books, magazine and newspaper articles. For 23 years, she has owned and operated L & S Gardens. Linda will share her expertise and knowledge to make gardening in our unpredictable climate more rewarding and productive.

Ages.......... 12+ Date ......... Saturday, 3/17 Time ......... 10:00 a.m. to Noon Location... Finley Butte Park Building 51390 Walling Ln. off Finley Butte Rd. Fee:............ $10 Register for this class at La Pine Park & Recreation 16405 First St., La Pine Open 9:00 am to 5:00 pm For more info: 541-536-2223

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Obituaries & Death Notices

Death Notices

Douglas Paul Crase of La Pine, Oregon

November 25, 1965 to February 16, 2012. Arrangements: by Baird Memorial Chapel, La Pine, OR 541-536-5104, Services: A celebration of Doug’s life and urn committal will take place at a later date. Contributions may be made to: American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312,

Janet Dunham of La Pine, Oregon

July 3, 1944 to February 8, 2012. Arrangements: by Baird Memorial Chapel, La Pine, OR 541-536-5104, Services: A memorial service will be held at Agape Harvest Fellowship, 52460 Skidgel Road, La Pine, Oregon, on Tuesday, February 21, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., with a reception tto follow.

Paul Gates of La Pine, Oregon

July 27, 1940 to February 23, 2012. Arrangements: by Baird Memorial Chapel, La Pine, OR 541-536-5104, Services: No services will be held, per Paul’s request. Memorial contributions may be made in Paul’s memory to Partners In Care Hospice, 2075 NE Wyatt Ct., Bend, OR 97701.

David Manley of La Pine, Oregon

October 8, 1952 to February 16, 2012. Arrangements: by Baird Memorial Chapel, La Pine, OR 541-536-5104, Services: A Memorial Service will be held in Monroe, Oregon, at a later date. Contributions may be made to: American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312,

Annamary Morris of La Pine, Oregon (formerly Northridge, CA)

October 28, 1927 to February 21, 2012. Arrangements: by Baird Memorial Chapel, La Pine, OR 541-536-5104, Services: A private Celebration of AnnaMary’s Life will take place at a later date. Contributions may be made to: Newberry Hospice 51681 Huntington Road, La Pine, OR 97739, (541) 536-7399.

Elizabeth “Beth” Lorene Shader of La Pine, Oregon

May 14, 1960 to February 21, 2012. Arrangements: by Baird Memorial Chapel, La Pine, OR 541-536-5104, Services: Memorial Services will be held at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Canby, Oregon at a later date.

Obituary and Death Notice Policies and Prices This is a bi-monthly column in the Newberry Eagle. As a community service, the Eagle will include it in all issues when death notices and/or obituaries are received. Death notices are free and can be mailed to They may include the following: Name, City, Date of birth and death, name of funeral home, and the date, time, and location of services, plus where contributions may be made (if any). Obituaries: 2 sizes: 1/4 page $50.00, 1/8 page $25.00, and may include a photo. Contact funeral home or Newberry Eagle at 541-536-3972, email: for more information. When obituaries are displayed, the deceased’s death notice will not be listed. The Newberry Eagle reserves the right to edit all submitted content.


Clifford Delmore Freilinger October 6, 1925 – February 4, 2012

Clifford Delmore Freilinger passed away on February 4, 2012 at The Hospice Care Center in Bend, Oregon. The sun was shining, the sky was blue and the birds were eating the last berries on the trees outside the window of his room that day. Cliff really enjoyed birds. Cliff was born to Charles and Myrtle Freilinger in Superior, Wisconsin on October 6, 1925. He was the fifth of six children. December 3, 1943 he was inducted into the United States Army. He was a Private in the 106th Infantry, 424 Division, Company F. In just over a year the rest of his life would change forever by the events of World War II and a Gideon New Testament. On Christmas Day 1944, he was wounded during the Battle of the Bulge, near Manhay, Belguim. Reading the Gideon New Testament on a frozen battle field, wounded and close to death he vowed “to serve God if He would get him out of this.” He survived but was forever scarred by the damage to his body. However, his Spirit climbed forward reaching back to help others as he traveled through life. For the service to his country he was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, Victory Medal, American Theater Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, Purple Heart, Asiatic Pacific Theatre Service Medal with 2 Bronze Stars. Returning home to Bend, Oregon and his parents he met and married JoAnn Murray on March 28, 1948. Cliff was an active church member until he was no longer able to attend. His story has been shared over the years touching many hearts and lives. His passion for life included hunting, fishing and camping with family and friends. Gardening and “tinkering” were his hobbies. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed watching birds and wildlife no matter where he was at. Handmade treasured wind chimes “The Music of the Winds” will be our reminder of his song of life. He was a brick mason and carpenter by trade, and he worked to support his family despite his war injuries. JoAnn and Cliff returned to Deschutes County from living in the Willamette Valley to become residents of Prairie House Assisted Living in La Pine, Oregon. Clifford is mourned by his loving wife JoAnn and his children: Stephen and Sandra Freilinger La Pine, Oregon; Nancy and Neil Case, Lincoln City, Oregon; Timothy and Lori Freilinger, Lincoln City, Oregon. He leaves 10 grandchildren, and 22 great grandchildren. A granddaughter preceded him in death. A memorial Service will be held at the High Lakes Christian Church on March 17th, 2012. His final resting place with military honors will be held at the Roseburg National Cemetary in the spring. By Nancy Case

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there because they thought he used drugs. RP claimed he is not a drug user. RP wanted neighbors to stay off his property. I contacted the neighbors and told them they were not to go back onto the RP’s property. They told me they understood. La Pine


15:37 Phone Harassment/RP stated he has received several calls from an unknown number. RP stated the unknown caller believed he knew him. I told RP to attempt to get information from the unknown caller or recommended he get caller ID. La Pine.

14:44 Suspicious Circumstances/RP reports someone created a fictitious facebook account with his daughters name. Options explained. La Pine. 14:36 Found Property/RP found a set of keys lying in Burgess Rd. east of Day Rd. La Pine.

12:19 Motorist Assist/RP advised delivery driver backed into awning that overhangs in front of door to business. Contacted business owner who advised no damage was minimal and delivery drivers company would pay for damages. Both parties exchanged information. La Pine.




15:40 Burglary/Theft of generator from attached garage. La Pine 07:40 Suspicious Subject/Report of a suspicious male banging on the door of the two contacted subjects Male was described as wearing a black hat and jacket. Male was unknown to subjects. The male left southbound on Hwy 97 to an unknown location. I checked the area but was UTL. La Pine

02/17/2012 17:51 Trespassing on property/RP’s neighbors came on to his property and told him they did not was him

23:24 Loud Music/Loud music coming from the mentioned location. Said person was contacted and warned to keep his music at a reasonable level. He told me he understood and turned the music off. La Pine

15:38 Information Only/RP reporting that an unknown male driving a large red pickup with big tires stopped in front of his residence and took about 3-4 old picket fence boards that were lying on the ground in the ditch. RP states they came from his fence, but he had not nailed them back on in over a year. RP wanted subject stopped if located and told not to take things that don’t belong to him. RP didn’t want suspect arrested for theft. La Pine 11:23 Information Only/RP called reporting his ex-girlfriend of 15 years continues to call him. La Pine 08:49 Information Only/RP reporting speeders in area. Thinks they are skiers coming from Mt. Bachelor back to Sunriver. Wants extra patrol at all hours of the day. La Pine


20:47 Suspicious Circumstances/RP

19:08 Found Property/Folding Norco wheelchair abandoned on La Pine Trailer Park. La Pine. 17:31 Found Property/RP an employee of La Pine Fire, found a suitcase near a door to Station 103. The suitcase contained a blanket and mail belonging to said person I was able to locate said persons mother, she recognized the suitcase and blanket. Said persons mother said he is homeless, but checks in with her on occasion. I left the suitcase with her, she said she would return the suitcase to him. La Pine

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reports unknown vehicle stopped on the road near their driveway before continuing on. RP heard a noise and went out to investigate. No damage done and no one seen, units checked the area and were UTL. La Pine.


22:21 Suspicious Vehicle/RP observed two 4x4 vehicles traveling on USFS roads be hind location and thought it suspicious. Checked area, UTL any vehicles. La Pine


08:45 Violations/Trash piled outside of house, info passed to Deputy Wells who has opened a code enforcement case. La Pine


08:13 Phone Harassment/RP advised he received odd/threatening text message from unknown number. La Pine


17:55 Civil Dispute/RP reported that said person had refused to return a tennis ball that RP kids had accidently allowed to bounce onto said person’s front yard. Due to prior problems with said person, the boys rang door bell and asked permission to get ball, said person yelled at them to get off his property and he was keeping the ball. Boys told dad later and dad tried to get ball, said person yelled at dad and told him to leave. Contact with said person who was less than cooperative, said ball “disappeared” and he had no idea where it went. Said person very obnoxious about situation, said to go ahead and arrest him, kids lying and always lie. Talked again with RP who elected not to prosecute said person. Kids were very polite to me, will stay away from said person. La Pine

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Outstanding Quality, Competitve Prices 25 yrs experience-CCB #101284 541-536-2746 See ad page 8

Sandra N. Hamar, Enrolled Agent LTC ReStore Habitat for Humanity 507500 Hwy 97 La Pine Building materials for Building community 541-408-4349   52684 Hwy 97, La Pine See ad page 17     541-536-3234  See ad page 8          



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Dan Varcoe, Advertising Rep.  541-241-7741, See ad page16

Everything La Pine Animals & Vets All Pets Smiling

Mobile Veterinarian, Serving Deschutes, N. Lake, and N. Klamath Counties 541-410-2598 See ad page 11

Animal Emergency Center

24 hrs a day/ Weekends & Holidays 1245 SE 3rd St Ste, c-3 Bend 541-385-9110 See ad page 11

Dianns Happy Tails Dog Training Something for every dog, just ask. Local dealer for the best pet food www.Diannshappytails.Com 541-536-2458

La Pine Pet Bed & Bath

Safe & Caring Doggie Day Care Corner of Russell & Reed Rd, La Pine, 541-536-5355 See ad page 11

La Pine Animal Hospital

Open Saturdays Lani Voyles, Veterinarian, Gordon & Julee Pickering, D. V. M., 51693 Huntington Rd, La Pine, 541-536-2001, See ad page 11

Attorneys Tyler R. Elliott, Attorney at Law

Central Oregon Bankruptcy Attorney 115 NW Oregon Ave, Ste 12, Bend 541-323-1002 See ad page 14

Computers Little d Technology

Third Street Plaza, La Pine, 541-536-1079, Kathy DeBone See ad page 16

Cosmetics Mary Kay Cosmetics

Jana Marable Independent Beauty Consultant 541-815-5665 Call me for a Complimentary Facial

Construction/Building, Landscaping & Materials imPulse Electric, LLC

Michael & Kaisa Hoover Electrical Contractors & Designers Specializing in Service, Repair, Trouble-Shooting & Small Projects. 25 yrs Exp. Free estimates 541-536-5199

& Cro’s Fencing & Decking

Leslie, Mark, &Chris O’Connell Lic #184406, Bonded & Insured 541-536-4229 See ad page 3

Real Estate

La Pine/ Sunriver Physical Therapy Gail & James Smith, Experienced, caring


High Desert Tax Service

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rehabilitation, 541-536-6122 51681 Huntington Rd, La Pine See ad page 11



Gould & Associates Realty

Air Medical Service 800-574-9464 See ad page 4

JoAnn Gould, Principal Broker .8 Mi N. Wickiup Junction on Hwy 97 La Pine, 541-480-3115, See ad pages 5

Newberry Hospice

High Lakes Realty & Property Management, Dianne Willis, Principal

Hospice, Transitions Gail & James Smith 51681 Huntington Rd, La Pine 541-536-7399 See ad page 21

Home Health, Hospice, Transitions 20775 NE Wyatt Ct, Bend 541-382-5882 See ads page 15 & 20

Sharon McDermott Your “local” machine embroidery service. 541-508-1022

Paulina Peak Family Health Care Joannie Miller, FNP 51375 S. Huntington Rd, La Pine 541-536-8060 See ad page 22

Equestrian Latifah Farm

Boarding, Indoor & Outdoor Arena Affordable, with Quality Care We also offer online equine classifieds La Pine, Call Bonnie 541-788-0444

Eyecare La Pine Eyecare Clinic

Dr. Graham Balcer, OD 1614 3rd Street, Ste A, La Pine 541-536-2911 See ad page 14

Financial & Insurance Edward Jones

Bob Cox, Financial Advisor, AAMS 16345 Sixth St. Suite 101 541-536-8822 See ad page 17

Fitness/Nutrition/Wellness Arbonne

Heating & Air Conditioning Air-Tech Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Midstate rebate program available 541-536-2463 See ad page 8 Bend Heating & Sheet Metal, Inc. Factory Authorized Carrier Dealer 541-948-7193 See ad page 9

Insurance Farmers Insurance, Karen Brannon 51636 S. Huntington Rd, La Pine Across from post office 541-536-3655 See ad page 2

Massage Therapy

Bonnie Davee, Arbonne Independent Consultant 541-788-0444, FREE Consultation See ad page 19

Sabai Wellness Center

Fit Zone

51630 Bluewood Ave., Ste A, La Pine 541-410-3201 or 503-880-2788 See ad page 6

Florist Mountain View Floral Designs

51636 Huntington Rd., Ste 3, La Pine 541-536-7617. See COUPON pg 24 loral


Funerals Autumn Funerals, LLC

Serving all of Central Oregon Tom Downs, Funeral Director 541-318-0842 See ad page 21

Garbage Service G Wilderness Garbage & Recycling

Residential-Commercial-DropBox-Containers Stu Martinez, 541-536-1194 51420 Russell Rd, La Pine See ad pages 22

Health Care Medical & Doctors/Hospice Auditone Hearing Aids Jim Olson 51530 Huntington Rd, Ste 5, La Pine 1-888-475-3950 See ad page 10

Anita Matys, Principal Broker, 541-884-3367 2236 South 6th St., Klamath Falls See ad page 5

Life Flight Network

Partners In Care

Ponderosa Embroidery

Action Realty

Massage, Yoga, Chiropractic, Fitness. 541-536-3300 51546 Hwy 97, in La Pine Sq. See ad page 14

Pharmacy Drug Mart Pharmacy

Rx & Gifts, Leah Bishop, 541-536-1111 51600 Huntington Rd. La Pine See ad page 5

Photography Michael Jensen Photography 541-610-8683 See photo front page

Prevention TAPS “Think Again Parents” Mary Fleischman, contact 541-536-5002 See ad page 15

RV Services JDRV, Inc.

Mobile RV Service, 541-306-6473 RV Parts & Accessories, email PO Box 3564, La Pine, Or

Broker, Hwy 97 & William Foss Rd, La Pine 541-536-0117 See ad page 5

Recreation La Pine Park & Recreation District

Justin Cutler, Director, John C Johnson Building, La Pine, 541-536-2223 www.La See ad page 20

Restaurants/Dining HealthKo Health Food Store & Deli 51636 Huntington Rd, La Pine 0pen M-F 10-6, Deli open 11-4 541-433-2505 Across from Post Office See AD pg 6, COUPON back cover

HooDoo Crescent Lake Lodge & Resort The Pines Bar & Grill - Open 7 Days 22350 Crescent Lake Hwy, Crescent Lake 541-433-2505 See AD page 12

Salons/Beauty Obsidian Hair Spa

Hair & Nails, Ask for Dawn 541-593-1978, In Sunriver Village See Coupon page 24

Screen Printing Jaybird Ink

T-Shirts, Sweatshirts, & more 541-593-6060 52379 Huntington Rd., La Pine See ad page 22

Septic Services Shields Septic Tank Service

Kitty Shields, Septic Tanks pumped & inspected 541-536-3462 See ad page 5

La Pine Septic Service

24 Hr Emergency Service Pumping, Inspections, Installation and Repair, Portable Toilet Rentals 541-536-2517

Signs La Pine Signs

Signs, Banners, Vehicles 541-536-5023 In La Pine, next to ACE See ad page 24

Thrift Stores Saint Vincent de Paul

51661 Huntington Ave. La Pine, next to post office 541-536-1956, See ad page 17

Utilities Midstate Electric Coop

16755 Finley Butte Rd., La Pine, OR 541-536-2126 See ad page 7

Youth/Child Services FACT

541-876-1011, La Pine 51605 Coach Rd. See ad page 24


with Gift Purchase

Exp Mar. 31, 2012

Stop by our Showroom & Gift Shop! Across from post office on Huntington Road


Enjoy Wine/Beer Tasting March 16th, see ad pg 13

CALL: 541-536-7617


Your company’s coupon could be here... and 100,000 People COULD SEE IT THIS YEAR Call Dan Varcoe at 541-241-7741 to reserve your coupon or advertising SPACE IN THE NEWBERRY EAGLE

$10.00 DISCOUNT Be a KITC FM 106.5 Sponsor and get:

CALL FOR INFO (541) 433-5482 Gilchrist $10.00 OFF YOUR FIRST MONTH (541) 508-1544 La Pine

Tune In & Listen at 106.5 FM

Irish Prayer May the road rise up to meet you

May the wind be always at your back May the rain fall soft upon your fields And the sun shine warm upon your face And, until we meet again May God hold you in the palm of his hand To the Men & Women in our Armed Forces: Thank you for your service. Thank you for our freedom. Signs Banners Vehicles Magnetics Decals Posters ALL TYPES OF SIGNS


See Special St Patrick’s Day Events on Attractions Map Page 13 P.O. Box 2490 • La Pine, OR 97739 Located Next Door To Ace Hardware

FREE Fresh Fruit Smoothie with this coupon when you buy 1 $5.95 Lunch Special

HealthKo 541-536-8855

Expires March 31, 2012

Health Food Store

Deli Hrs: Mon-Fri 11am-4pm

See our ad on page 6

(Across from La Pine Post Office)

$15 off any Perm or Color* $10 off a mani/pedi combo* Call for your appointment today!


57100 Beaver Dr Bldg 17 Ste 120, Sunriver In the Village at Sunriver next to Hot Lava Baking Co. *ASK FOR DAWN

Buy 1 Get 1 FREE $25.00

Your business listed in the VALUE Market Place Section with your logo! Buy 1 Market Place ad and get the 2nd one FREE Offer valid through Mar. 31, 2012 CALL DAN VARCOE for Details at 541-241-7741 email Dan at

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FACTS Announces:

High quality ch Giggles Learning Center

La Pine Commun High quality childcare for Located childreninside 2-5 years

A program of FACT, a non-

Located inside La Pine Community Campus at 51605 Coach Rd. Call 541-876-1011 for more info. A program of FACT, a non-profit providing support services to families

Opening March 1st! • Great location & affordable • Cheerful & welcoming • Low child to adult ratio

Register during the month of February and pay no registration fee ($100. value). Are you a new parent? Looking for a play group? Need help with behavior issues? Are you a grandparent raising children? Is your teen pushing your buttons?

We have ideas and information that can help! Call FACT at 541-876-1011 Visit our website at

FACT is a local nonprofit organization providing support services to families with children in the greater La Pine area.

Phone 541-876-1011 • 51605 Coach Rd., La Pine


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March 1st, 2012 Newberry Eagle Issue  
March 1st, 2012 Newberry Eagle Issue  

Features a special theme: Energy Awareness in Newberry Country. New City Manager Ready to Begin (Page 2), Midstate Electric - New Program B...