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Fire Takes Everything From La Pine Family By T. Myers, Eagle Team Reporter and Staff Writer Tina Blake (local aesthetician and hair dresser) came home around dinner-time on Monday the 2nd and she drove past her place to her mom’s just down the road. In a few minutes her brother called – telling her that her house was on fire. By the time she called 911 and returned to her home (we are talking a few hundred feet down a long driveway), her entire two-story home was ablaze. After that it became a blur, they had tiny dogs inside and they tried to gather them up. One was missing, so daughter Rosie broke through a back window and crawled in to help with the family dogs and cats. With no place to put the animals, it was chaos and soon Rosie, who injured her hand and arm trying to get in, was also suffering from smoke inhalation. An uncle pulled her out through the window and by then (Continued on page 4)

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By T. Myers, Eagle Team Reporter and Staff Writer

The new Street Crossing Safety Pole Prototype is ready to go to the City Public Works Committee on April 12th for a close inspection! They will review the prototype and decide how and where they will install the first test poles. Green flags will be used by

pedestrians who are crossing busy streets and the Highway in order to flag their movement. The Chamber’s executive director, Ann Gawith, joined-in with the group at City Hall for an interview with the collaborative team who produced the prototype, Robin Mirrasoul (and husband Marc Mirrasoul) from Books, Boxes and B.S., Mayor Ken Mulenex and Steven Hasson, City Manager from the City of La Pine, discussed how the pole will be introduced as a new safety standard for streets and Highway 97 in ‘downtown’ La Pine from Wickiup Junction to City Hall. The Chamber and member businesses will promote ‘creating the new safety culture’ by helping the City teach students and parents about the use of and care for the new posts as they are put up to keep our citizens safe! Steve Hasson explained that this idea comes (Continued on page 20) from a successful

Help Is Needed at the La Pine Community Kitchen

By Christina Riggs, Executive Director, La Pine Community Kitchen The La Pine Community Kitchen is running out of money! It needs help from the people and businesses of Deschutes County. The Kitchen provides hot meals to an average of 100 men, women and children in need of help each weekday. The Community Kitchen also provides emergency food boxes and fresh produce to families in need, including pet foods. Families come to the Kitchen for donated clothing and toiletries. The Kitchen provides donated firewood to keep homes warm. The Kitchen helps people who need help. Now, the Kitchen needs your help to enable it to keep on providing these crucial services. The La Pine Community Kitchen has helped people in need south Deschutes County for ten years. The people who serve in this are volunteers from the community. Many business concerns provide food to be cooked and given out to be taken home. What would happen if the Kitchen could no longer operate? It would be tragic. In this time of economic stress, the funding the Community

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Kitchen had been depending on has been reduced or eliminated. Grants are harder to get or are thinly distributed to other needy organizations. Those of you reading this plea can help if you contact the stores and businesses you deal with, the organizations you belong to, to help keep the Community Kitchen doors open. We need money to operate, food to distribute and volunteers to help. Please consider the Community Kitchen whenever you are looking for places to send your charitable contributions. We need your help now. Can you help us? Contact Executive Director Christina Riggs at the La Pine Community Kitchen. 16480 Finley Butte Rd., PO Box 813, La Pine Oregon 97739. a

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La Pine City News By City of La Pine Mayor Ken Mulenex

The Mayor says, it’s “Clean-up the City 2012” The City of La Pine, by Proclamation, will again, soon, proclaim “Let’s Clean Up The City.” Last year, I sat down with a number of individuals from our community and discussed the idea that La Pine needed to be spruced up with a “Spring Clean-Up”. Even with what I know about the La Pine community and it’s “Can-Do” attitude, I was surprised with the enthusiasm they displayed. The outcome of the first few meetings was the loose formation of “Friends of La Pine” with the idea of putting a clean and bright face on the City with an Annual Spring clean-up. It was also decided that we should approach the business owners, other store-fronts and residents along Huntington Rd and HWY 97 to put-forth the effort to clean up their street-fronts and adjacent areas. I am extremely pleased to be able to say that they took it to-heart with new landscaping and general clean-up and repair. I am asking for help to get this done. We again need to put a clean and bright face on the city for all of us, and our expected Summer visitors. I can assure you of at least two things; one, you’ll go home with a bucket full of PRIDE and two, your fill of BBQ. On Saturday June 2nd we will have a “City Spring Clean-up Day”. The event is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. followed by a hamburger/ hot dog picnic lunch at City Hall. Here is how it’s planned; at 8:30 a.m. we’ll gather at the City Hall, Appoint some task leaders, form teams, make area/work assignments and pass out yellow debris

bags. Some teams will have specific tasks assigned, such as baggers, haulers, loaders, weed-eaters and the like. The clean-up will consist of picking up trash, and cutting, pulling, digging, raking and bagging weeds, leaves and other debris. We’ll be cleaning up both sides of Hwy 97 from 6th St to First St., Huntington Rd from where it joins Hwy 97 to Memorial Ln. There will be a water-cart bringing bottled water around to all the teams. There will also be Port-a-Potties at the work area. We will also be working on cleaning up the excess red cinders along Hwy 97. There will be teams picking up the bagged and loose materials and hauling it to dumpsters. While the City will have a number of yard tools and gloves available, we ask that you bring rakes (both leaf and garden rakes), hoes, shovels and strong bristle yard-brooms, along with your best-fitting gloves. We were short on weed-eaters last year, which slowed thing down, so if you have a weed-eater, please bring it and join the weed-eater team! So, as Mayor, I challenge each community group, family and individual to commit one day; actually, just 4 hours to step up and help La Pine shine. It would help tremendously for planning of the work effort, tools required, and enough food, if you would call me at (541) 306-0159, E-mail: or at City Hall (541) 536-1432, that you, and/or your group will be participating. a

City Moves Ahead on Transitioning Water and Sewer By T. Myers, Eagle Team Reporter and Staff Writer

La Pine City Manager Steve Hasson talks about Water and Sewer Transition

On Wednesday night, March 28th, the City Council met with the Sewer and Water boards to discuss moving ahead on merging the two agencies with the City. Both boards have affirmed that the City would play an interim management role in the acquisition. Steven Hasson explained, “Before they looked to the County for management direction and now they will be working with the City of La Pine.” The interim period will help the City get its feet wet when it comes to serving the Sewer and Water District customers and making a smooth transition. They are going over contracts, investigating how the City will transfer the USDA loans at Sewer and Water. Donna Ziegler will help with the day-to-day operations for the 760 rate payers and setting up the best way to have the City handle the customer service aspects of taking the usual 200 customers that pay at the counter!

The City wants to cover everything seamlessly and with transparency during the transition. “It is all about customer service,” Hasson told me. “We will consider every aspect of how we will help the customers by going so far as to look at traffic patterns and routes to suggest to them when they come to City Hall.” So get ready to come and take a look at City Hall soon, so you are familiar with where you will handle your bills for service with City Sewer and Water! a

La Pine Welcomes New City Councilor By Dan Varcoe, Eagle Team Reporter and Staff Writer

INDEX News.....................................................1 - 6 Emergency Preparedness.......................3 Real Estate................................................5 So. County Schools..................................6 Arts & Entertainment.........................8 & 9 Sunriver....................................................10 Pets..........................................................11

Attractions/Map..............................12 - 13 Eagle Team & Policies............................15 Letters to the Editor................................15 Communications Technology..............16 Business/Financial..................................17 Klamath County.....................................18 Crossword...............................................19

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Please welcome the newest member of the La pine City Council. Kathy Agan was sworn in at the Council Meeting on April 11, 2012. Kathy has lived in La Pine for 4 years and is a resident of Huntington Meadows Subdivision. Her background includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, and a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology. She has served as a counselor to homeless youth, adult mental health, Salvation Army in-patient drug & alcohol, psychiatric crisis and seniors in transition. She also worked for the Federal Government in Human Resources and as a Career Counselor. Kathy was with the USO in Denver during the Vietnam War as a Junior Hostess President and developed the Nationwide USO program, “Hi Mom.”

The program enabled families to record messages to their loved ones who were serving in the military. In spite of a multitude of challenges, Kathy was able to arrange the major sponsorship of Radio Shack and also coordinated the support teams and participants of the program. She also managed the communication and arranged the necessary financing. Kathy was a single mom raising 2 children during her career. Kathy says, “I believe a positive outcome will only occur when you have a clear vision and a willingness to do ‘whatever it takes’ to get the job done. I am happy to volunteer to serve La Pine as a City Councilor and am looking forward to being a part of La Pine’s Bright Future.“ a

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Emergency Preparedness Tips & Techniques


Leon Pantenburg

Let’s work with this scenario: South Deschutes County just got hit with “The Big One,” the level nine quake on the Cascadia fault off the Oregon coast.

Gilchrist High School Junior Represents Central Oregon at International Sports Competition In Australia By T. Myers, Eagle Team Reporter and Staff Writer The American Legion hosted a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser on March 31st for one of our talented local athletes from Gilchrist High School. Zane Anderson is making plans to go with his Western Central Conference Team to Australia this Summer to compete in the shot-put competition. The International Sports Special 2012 Down Under Track and Field Games are scheduled for July 1st through the 10th, allowing time for the athletes to acclimate and run trials before the 3-day event. The Down Under International Games Tri-Nations Meet is a 3-day international competition with athletes from the United States, Australia, and New Zealand. The Tri-Nations Meet is in its 12th year and is the largest high school age international meet in Australia, held annually in Australia. This Summer, the meet will take place at Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus with an opening and closing ceremony. The facility is an all-weather, synthetic track with electronic photo-finish timing. All competition equipment, with the exception of pole vault poles, will be supplied at the facility – poles may be rented, but the specific length and weight required are subject

And on April 12, 2012, ABC reports..... “A strong earthquake has hit Mexico...The US Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.0 quake was centered off Mexico’s Pacific coast. It struck at a depth of 65 kilometres and was 26 kilometres west-south-west from Arteaga.” “It is the third major quake to hit Mexico in less than a month. A magnitude 7.4 quake struck on March 20, damaging hundreds of buildings in the South-West.” “Just moments earlier, a magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck off the coast of Oregon in the North-West United States.” Paranoia is an unwarranted fear of the unknown, but these recent earthquake activities are hitting way too close to home, and it’s time to do something to get the community prepared. The first meeting to establish a La Pine emergency preparedness plan was held about two weeks ago at the La Pine City Hall. Several concerned citizens, Mayor Ken Mulenex, La Pine City Manager, Steve Hasson and I gathered to discuss where to start. to availability. Each participant may enter up to five events, plus relays. Each contestant pays to compete and travel is part of the costs. Fundraising becomes a family affair in this case. Zane’s Great Grandmother, Winnie Varley. His two grandmothers, Karen Payne and Cathe Anderson, his mom, Tisha, and dad, Marty Anderson joined with Zane’s brother, Zale, to help at the event. He has a long way to go to secure his total funding for his trip, but he is starting to make a dent!

Mulenex has been onboard the preparedness bandwagon for quite a while. At a recent meeting of Oregon mayors, he said, a major concern was how to prepare communities for natural disasters. La Pine has little in place right now Mulenex said, and the idea is to get going. “The city is moving forward,” Mulenex said at the meeting. “Within six months, we will have draft of a preparedness plan in place.” Volunteers are needed. If you’re interested, contact city hall. Everyone can do something. a 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.)

Zane competed as a sophomore at the Oregon State Track and Field Games and took a sixth place in the state shot put category. “My goal is to place first!” Zane told me. The community is excited for Zane to compete. Tisha Anderson and Zane are ready to go. If you can contribute to helping Zane and his team to Australia, call Zane’s mom, Tisha Anderson, at Cascade Realty: 541-536-1731 or Winnie Varley at the American Legion: 541-536-1402. a

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Pitch-In and Help CAN Cancer 100% of the money donated will be put into a fund with the St. Charles Foundation so that all funds raised will be used directly to benefit local residents. “Hearing the words ‘you have cancer’ are some of the most stressful words a person can hear, but once that initial shock wears-off and people start to deal with the realities of treatment, the logistics can be overwhelming — particularly for so many of the folks in our local and neighboring communities who have already been hit so hard by the economy. Fighting cancer is expensive and no one should ever have to choose between keeping their home or putting gas in their car to make it to treatment, but we hear that all the time. Last year we gave out over $38,000 to cancer patients in-need and that was more than twice what we gave out the previous year.  Thanks to CAN Cancer we’ve never had to turn anyone away,” said Kattaryna Stiles, Community Outreach Coordinator, St. Charles Cancer Center.

By Corinne Martinez, CAN Cancer La Pine, OR – Since the launch of CAN Cancer’s official website (www. in 2009, the program has raised over $80,000, helping more than 300 cancer patients in Central Oregon. Each year the community has helped raise more money than the year before and we are hoping for 2012 to be that much bigger and better! If everyone who receives an envelope pitches in, we can help our neighbors-in-need stay strong. CAN Cancer provides community assistance to help cover non-medical living expenses for Central Oregonians fighting all forms of cancer. Funds raised have helped local families with their utilities, hotel stays, gas cards, rent assistance, grocery cards and more. The group of Central Oregon Garbage Haulers includes: Bend Garbage & Recycling Cascade Disposal High Country Disposal Madras Sanitary Service Prineville Disposal Wilderness Garbage

HOW TO DONATE CAN Cancer is relying on the Central Oregon community and garbage haulers’ customers to ‘pitch-in’ and give local families a fighting chance; without their donations, there will be no money to help them. Purple CAN Cancer envelopes will be included in customers’ garbage bills through April or you can visit to donate. a

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LaPine Fire Station Insulation Project Bid Request The La Pine Rural Fire Protection District is seeking construction bids in reference to upgrading the energy efficiency of its station located at 51550 Huntington RD., La Pine, Oregon 97739. The purpose of this project is to repair building energy deficiencies by insulating the ceiling area with closed cell spray urethane foam. Ceiling and finishes will also be refreshed in this project. Bids are sought for various portions of the described needed work from experienced licensed, insured, and bonded for contractors for: A. Spray installation of closed cell urethane foam insulation for approx. 4,800 sq ft ceiling space B. Install and or replace suspended tile ceiling (approx. 4,000 sq. ft.) Bid due date is May 2, 2012. All bids will be evaluated based on cost, completeness and detail of bid response, and ability to meet project schedule. Contact the Fire District Administration Offices at 51550 Huntington RD, call (541) 539-2935, or e-mail: for detailed project scope and bid packets. a

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Fire Takes Everything From La Pine Family

Cross Captains had arrived. The fire department went to work and tried to manage the blaze. Tina and her family with the help of her children’s 4-H group worked on rounding up and sheltering the farm animals and pets. Tina and the kids were in shock to the point that after seeing to Rosie’s injuries, they sort of stood, watching the fire take everything away from them. Bad news! Everything was lost. Good news - on the other hand, was that the family survived. It could have been much worse. Secondly, there is a family support system in place for all of them and they had somewhere they could go and be safe. Now comes the rebuilding. Tina, Rosie (age 17), Andrew (age 12), Amanda (age 9) and Joey (age 8) literally went to their grandma’s with the clothes on their back. Settling them into two rooms in the new house meant they had a place to sleep and that was about it. They lost their Easter baskets, toys, new Easter clothes, school clothes, computers (Rosie goes to advanced classes at COCC while she attends LPHS as a junior), Tina’s new order

of beauty products - that when ignited added to the blaze in the bathroom area where they were stored it was already a terrible loss. Then they lost all of their goat cheese making equipment and the wool spinning and carding equipment they use for their sheep’s wool (It is a 4-H family). Add the family furniture, food pantry and memory items and you can see how three days later, Ms. Blake was still trying to make sense of all of it. Ms. Blake needs many things at this point. As she takes a few days to make lists of everything she has to get right away, there is an account set up for the family at South Valley Bank. You can contact them for information about contributing to the Blake-Gitchell Family Fund. In the meantime, if you have ideas about helping with cleanup, fencing, shelter for the animals and giving the necessary things from clothes to hygiene items, storage tubs for the possessions they do get a hold of - or have questions about how to help, you can call the Red Cross, South Valley Bank or Holy Redeemer Church for ideas and info. The Eagle will keep you up-to-date on the story. a

Red Cross Helps Victims of Disaster, Present at the Blake Fire Now Need More Trained Volunteers By T. Myers, Eagle Team Reporter and Staff Writer

In the April 2nd Fire follow-up interview with Disaster Assistance Team (DAT) Captains, Mark and Leslie O’Connell arrived at 7:38 PM from La Pine to render assistance to Tina Blake and her family of four children and numerous affected pets and farm animals. The Eagle learned that they were called to their fourth fire in the past few weeks and they are bracing themselves for more as the fire season begins. “It is time to get more volunteers to help in our area,” Leslie said. They responded to the call that comes to them and went to the home that was engulfed in flames. The single family dwelling displaced five people, cats, dogs and numerous livestock. The Red Cross responds to help coordinate the needs of the family. Because the home is still burning, they help with food, clothing and other “unmet needs including quilts and comfort kits.” The local 4-H kids came in to help with the animals and livestock sheltering. The total response time for the Red Cross was just at 22 minutes! Mark O’Connell explained, “The Oregon Mountain River Chapter of the Red Cross responds to disaster forty times each year: an average of every nine days. Red Cross supports an average of 11 state responses per week, from single family fires to

forest fires, floods and other disasters. The South County DAT Team also assists in Fort Rock and North Klamath County.” “We enjoy our part to help our community and helping the Red Cross,” the O’Connells reiterated. “We are always looking for volunteers. If you are interested go to www.” a


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Real Estate

The La Pine Real Estate market is looking up… 13% Higher Sale Prices Than Last Year!

By Dan Varcoe, Eagle Team Reporter and Staff Writer Dianne Willis, Principal Broker at High Lakes Realty shared statistics that show the average sales price of homes in the La Pine area are showing definite improvement, compared to the same time last year. Although the number of closed sales are slightly less than the comparative previous 6 months a year ago, the Price La Pine Area Real Estate Activity Report per Square Foot is 10.5% October – March Comparison 2011-2012 higher this year, as well. Past 6 Months Past 6 Months Change Percentage Another positive indicator Ending 3/2011 Ending 3/2011 Change comes from Deschutes County Number 118 109 -9 -7.5% Assessor, Scot Langton. He of Sales recently made a presentation at Average $66.64 $73.70 +$7.06 +10.5% $/Sq.Ft La Pine City Hall demonstrating Sales Prices $103.39 $116.70 +$13.40 +13% that La Pine area Assessed Number of Values have been relatively flat Sales 28 34 +6 +25% and steady for the last 12 month In escrow not period, following a significant Yet closed and steady decline in  property values over the  previous several years. example account each account with vary, with the above being representative of an account that the RMV fell below the MAV The dashed lines for future values are for discussion/example purposes only. Source: Deschutes County Assessor’s Office 2012

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BLM Approves Enhanced Geothermal Systems Demonstration Project Source: Deschutes County Assessor's Office 2012

Submitted by Lisa Clark, Public Affairs, Acting; Prineville BLM National Forest along the Western USDI Bureau of Land Management flank of Newberry Volcano. With the (BLM) is issuing a decision authorizing exception of one strong motion sensor a demonstration project to evaluate the and one seismic monitoring station, the potential for producing energy through project is located outside the Newberry the use of Enhanced Geothermal Systems National Volcanic Monument. Although (EGS) technology near Newberry the project is located entirely within the Volcano. If successful, this project Deschutes National Forest, the BLM could advance EGS technology and is the lead agency as it has jurisdiction facilitate the development of a domestic, over geothermal leases on Federal lands. renewable, clean energy option for the In addition, the U.S. Department of United States through the extraction Energy is funding a portion of the project of heat from engineered reservoirs of through the American Reinvestment and underground hot rock. Recovery Act. The Forest Service and The Environmental Analysis (EA) Department of Energy are cooperating was initiated after the BLM received a agencies for this project. Notice of Intent to Conduct Geothermal Resource Exploration Operations The proposed project will create an from Davenport Newberry Holdings, EGS Demonstration Project over a twoLLC and AltaRock Energy, Inc. (the year period involving new technology to proponents) in May 2010. The project test the feasibility of EGS for renewable area is located approximately 22 miles energy production. The project proposes south of Bend, OR on the Deschutes to develop and (Continued on page 6)

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Cascade Faith Based Network By Jim Schell, Partnership to End Poverty

In February of 2011 the Cascade Faith Based Network (CBFN) held its first meeting at the offices of St. Vincent DePaul. The CBFN is a program designed to unite the churches of the South County in working together with the common goal of making the region a better place to live. CBFN members meet monthly and work with church volunteers, nonprofit organizations and local and regional governments to lend assistance to the South County’s distressed population. CBFN members include congregation members of our local churches, staff members of the region’s nonprofit organizations, and concerned citizens who simply want to make a difference. In February of 2012 the CBFN officially became an operating arm of St. Vincent DePaul. Similar organizations exist in Bend, Redmond, Prineville and Madras. The regional Faith-based program is overseen by the Partnership to End Poverty, a Central Oregon-based poverty reduction nonprofit. The CBFN’s year in existence has generated a number of programs and initiatives, the foremost of which will be the soon-to-started Gap Network program. The Gap Network is a two-pronged program designed to 1) unite the churches and the nonprofit community in coordinating a wide variety of social services and 2) provide a one-stop, hands-on resource for

helping those in need. The program includes a “Clearinghouse” peopled by volunteers and the concept includes one phone number to call and talk to someone who can provide answers and directions to people in need. The Clearinghouse will be located in the St. Vincent DePaul building in LaPine. Other programs and initiatives that the CBFN has participated in, or is currently planning, include: • First annual Ice Cream Social and Gospel Festival. (Has become an annual event.) • Adult Education Advocacy Committee. • South County Transportation options. • Wood Availability program for 2012/13. • Various solutions to South County issues in partnership with Family Access Network, NeighborImpact, LaPine Park and Recreation, St. Vincent DePaul and Community Kitchen. The CBFN currently has 72 names on its distribution list of partners, participants and community leaders. The CBFN team meets at 12 Noon on the third Tuesday of every month at the offices of St. Vincent DePaul. If interested in getting involved, please contact Jerry Moore at St. Vincent DePaul (E-mail: a

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In February, Cub Scout Pack 36 of La Pine, held their annual Pinewood Derby® at the Finley Butte Park building. The Cubs raced their handmade wooden cars on a brand new track that was bought with money from the Pack and donations from the members of the La Pine Lions Club. The La Pine Lions Club is the charter or sponsoring organization of the Cub Scout Pack. Lions Club members made donations at each meeting over several months until they raised approximately half of the price of the new track. Several members of the Lions Club were present at the Pinewood Derby® and some even made Lego® cars and raced them on the new track. The new track is plastic and can race wooden Pinewood Derby® cars as well as Hot Wheels and Lego® cars. Look for the track at Frontier Days (Continued on page 14)

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BLM Approves Enhanced Geothermal Systems Demonstration Project well. The reservoir will be created using a process called “hydroshearing,” in which cold water is injected through the well and into existing fractures of hot rock at depths between 6,500 and 10,060 feet. The cold water slightly expands and extends the fractures creating additional surface area where water can circulate through hot rocks and heat up, much like the heat exchange process of a radiator. Diverters will be used to direct the water to specific areas of pre-existing fractures and small amounts of tracers commonly used in groundwater studies would be injected to monitor water flow. Shallow groundwater wells will provide water for the project. Prior to the injection of water, an array of sensitive seismometers will be installed on the surface and in bore-holes for real-time monitoring of the EGS stimulation. The hydroshearing process will produce microseismic events. While these microseismic events have the potential to be felt in nearby communities like La Pine, engineering evaluations determined the seismicity had a very low risk of being felt by people in the vicinity of the project and an even lower risk that any damaging seismic events could occur. In addition, an Induced Seismicity Mitigation Plan has been developed which will take proactive measures to prevent microseismicity from escalating into felt or damaging seismic events. Issues raised and addressed during review of the EA included concerns over groundwater quality, sources of water for the project, wildlife, scenic resources and the potential effects of induced seismicity. Prineville District BLM District Manager, Carol Benkosky, has determined that the proposed actions will not significantly affect the quality of the human or natural environment, individually or cumulatively with other actions in the general area; therefore, the decision Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) has been reached by the BLM. The DOE has also issued a FONSI and the Forest Service will issue a special use permit authorizing installation of seismic monitoring equipment. All documentation associated with this project including the EA, FONSI, Decision Record, and maps are available on the Prineville BLM website at:http:// plans/newberry/index.php Persons or organizations who previously commented on the EA are eligible to appeal this decision. Any notice of appeal must be filed with the Prineville District BLM office, 3050 NE 3rdSt, Prineville, OR 97754, within 30 days of receipt of the decision notice. a


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By Joseph Garcia, Eagle Team Reporter and Graphic Designer Winter Green Farm is an organic, biodynamic farm in the foothills of the coastal range in Noti, Oregon. It is a three family-owned farm whose vision is to be a productive farm operating in harmony with the Earth, humanity and themselves, while being a motivational, purposeful, and positive influence in the world. The farm has been offering it’s Community Supported Agriculture program (CSA) for 21 years, and is considering bringing their program to the La Pine area. CSA membership means you are “buying a share of the farm” for the season. In return, the farm will deliver fresh organic produce weekly. To do so, at least 10 local families will need to sign-up and purchase the shares, in order for the farm to make the long trip from the valley affordable. The farm produces its own manure and animal feed, times its sowing, weeding and harvesting by utilizing lunar and planetary influences to thrive as a living organism without the use of chemical fertilizers or pesticides. Shares for a season, which lasts 19-weeks, will cost $530. The farm offers several payment options to meet all needs. CSA Shares may also be purchased with SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) food stamp benefits and. Financial assistance may also be available for qualified applicants if and when funds are available. Members can expect to receive 40 different types of vegetables including cherry tomatoes, collard greens, corn, kale, various types of lettuce, and more; a tremendous value considering the produce is organic and delivered to your city on a weekly basis. When Winter Green Farm comes to La Pine, they will need a site-hosting family to allow their home to be used as a weekly (Wednesdays) pick-up location for other members. Contact the farm if you might be interested in that opportunity. While the farm has served the Bend community in the past, they are hoping to extend their service area to the Sunriver and La Pine areas upon identifying a need and actual demand by local families desiring fresh, healthy, and organic produce. Failure by the local community to express its desire for higher quality food could cause the loss of this special opportunity, but considering the value in growing the food, harvesting, processing and packaging it (in 10-gallon containers), the challenge may be finding enough garden space for everyone interested in participating. For more information, call Linda at (541) 935-1920, e-mail Folks@ or visit online. a

La Pine Ya Ya Sisterhood Society The La Pine Ya Ya Sisterhood is a group of diverse women who come together for friendship, giving to the community and self-growth. The local projects the Ya Ya’s have supported are Ford Street Light Project, community kitchen, community closet, Relay for Life, Family Access Network, a yearly $500.00 college scholarship, dental van, restore-habitat for humanity, La Pine elementary school, La Pine city sign and flag-pole, Frontier Days, American Legion-Care packages for our troops, Parks and Rec, Family Access Network school back packs, Meals on Wheels and several other community non-profits. The money for these donations comes from each member’s monthly dues of $10.00 per meeting and group fundraisers. Last November they had the Evergreen Christmas Boutique, each vendor donated 10% of their proceeds which totaled $460.00 which was donated to SCOOTR. Their fun activities include: hiking and snowshoeing, book club, plant exchanges, summer bar-b-que, campouts, golf, bowling, bunco, dinning group, attending plays and musicals, special excursions and annual Christmas party. All of their activities are optional. The Ya Ya’s meet the second Wednesday of every month at the Finley Butte Park Building @ 5:30. They have a pot luck dinner before each meeting and also a speaker. The Ya Ya’s are always friendly, volunteering, helping the community and always helping others. a

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Reflections in Acrylic & Clay

Submitted by Liz Englund for the Art Committee Friends of the Sunriver Area Public Library The Friends of the into clay with both feet — and that Sunriver Library present is just what she has done. Her first an exhibit featuring pottery showing was at Cindercone ceramics by Dori Kite Clay Center (Bend, OR) in April and acrylic painting by 2011, where she maintains a small Kim Jones, opening May studio space. Her work there earned 1, 2012 at the Sunriver her an invitation to Potters for Area Library. The public Education (PFE) in July 2011 and is cordially invited to view to the Clay Guild of the Cascades’ this exhibit during the (CGC) Wildfire Pottery Showcase Library’s regular hours, in November. “I am a little blown and to join the Friends at a away at how quickly things have reception for the artists moved in the 18 months I’ve been on Saturday, May 5, 2012 back into this,” Dori says. “I feel from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM at like I’ve really come home.” Dori the Sunriver Area Library.  says that her work is influenced When not camping with by everything and everyone in her her family or skiing on Mt. life. “I am what I am because of Bachelor, Bend native Dori Kite where I live, what I read, and who was begging for art supplies of my friends and family are.” Her one kind or another and current forms are mostly hand-built creating whatever she could from slabs, but you will see hints with whatever she had. of wheel-thrown shapes added here Her first experience and there. “There are certainties working with clay and surprises in the pottery process. came at Bend High I love it all, from clay prep and glaze School with Tom mixing, to forming, glazing and Temple. “When firing. Every time you open a kiln, “Call of the Soul” (Acrylic Painting by Kim Jones) I watched him it’s like Christmas as a kid.” take a ball of clay Painter Kim Jones has exhibited “Tribal Dance” and turn it into a and sold her work throughout Central Oregon for many the piece, Kim always paints what makes her heart sing. (Ceramic by Dori Kite) lovely vessel, I was years, and is now a member of the Artists Gallery “Reflections in Acrylic and Clay” will be on display hooked.” She took classes from Temple at Central Sunriver.  Her paintings have been prominent in the Tour at the Sunriver Area Library (56855 VENTURE LN, Oregon Community College (COCC) as well, and was of Homes, where she is known to show a large variety SUNRIVER OR 97707, Phone Number: 541-312-1080) encouraged to transfer to Eastern Oregon University. of art, working with designers to complement each and from May 1, 2012 through June 30, 2012 during normal Mentored by Tom Dimond at Eastern, Dori earned her every room.  Kim has an interior design background library hours (Tues.-Fri. 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Sat. Bachelor’s degree in art with a focus on clay. “I have so and her favorite thing to do is create the right painting Noon to 5:00 PM, Closed Sunday/Monday). A portion much for which to thank these two men; they constantly to enhance any space.  Dynamic composition, powerful of the sales from the library gallery directly benefits the encouraged and pushed me to stretch, and still do to expression, vibrant colors, and imagination help create Friends of the Sunriver Area Library, and helps their this day.” After college, Dori occasionally dabbled in her works of depth and dimension.  Kim has always efforts to fund special programs at the library. a watercolor and other art media, but swore that when been inspired by the outer world, but says she is now her son Cody left for college, she would jump back very excited to explore the world within. Regardless of

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FRIDAY FRIENDS TO THE RESCUE! By T. Myers, Lead Eagle Team Reporter and Staff Writer During the past few months I have been covering the local Homestead Quilts Friday Friends gatherings. When I was approached by Cathy Buono about a special project they were going to start up for Partners in Care Hospice, I said, “Sure! I’ll be there!” Friday morning I was gently reminded that it was time to go next door to capture the story and I took my trusty camera with me to see what the ladies were up to and to my surprise, I found a flurry of activity at the back room table. Colorful fabrics were being cut and stitched together to form pretty hospital gowns for cancer patients, at the behest of Corinne Martinez. Corrine came in to see Cathy not too long ago and produced a very worn and shabby example of a hospital gown given out to patients who were undergoing chemo. Cathy took a look at the distressed little gown and agreed to help Corinne accomplish her goal and then she enlisted the help of her friends. Cathy explained to me during our interview, that she had gone through chemo for ovarian cancer and was now doing the regimen of the three month check-ups after a successful treatment program. During that treatment, she depended on her husband John, who was a former cancer patient himself and with the additional help of all of her friends at her shop they kept things going. “I couldn’t have done this without my friends!” she told me. “My shop is open because they came to my aid!” So the women in the group were cutting up 3.5 yards of colorful material for each gown and the goal was to sew until they had 35 gowns. Besides the busy seamstresses, Bonnie Putyrae has made 1545 knit caps and will knit until she has completed and donated 2000 hats! Debbie Derheimer was busy knitting, too. I tried to get most of them into a group picture and as I was finishing the interview, several more ladies joined the group.

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Colorful fabrics were being cut and stitched together to form pretty hospital gowns for cancer patients.

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SHARC Opens! Submitted by Brooke Snavely, Sunriver Scene Editor Sunriver Owners Association Communications Director

A ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Sunriver Homeowners Aquatic & Recreation Center (SHARC) was held Saturday, April 14, 10 a.m., at 57250 Overlook Road in Sunriver. The open house continued until 2 p.m. and permitted views of the large indoor pool, main banquet and multi-purpose event rooms, exercise facility, an owners’ “living room” and a café. The indoor portions of SHARC are open to Sunriver owners, guests and the general public on a regular schedule beginning April 30. Outdoor features including two waterslides, a lazy river, a large recreational pool, tot pool and sand play area, 1,200-person amphitheater, playground, picnic area and year-round tubing hill, will open May 26. The outdoor features are now viewable, but many landscape elements are yet to be installed. This ceremony marked an end to a decades-long quest by the Sunriver Owners Association (SROA) to develop a facility where the community’s approximately 4,200 unit owners, 1,200 residents, numerous social clubs and charitable organizations can meet and host activities. SHARC is available to Sunriver homeowners and the general public to rent space for family reunions, weddings, banquets and special events. Several large events are already scheduled including the Pacific Crest Tour de Crest and Kids Splash, Pedal & Dash (June 22) and the Sunriver Sunfest Wine Festival (Sept. 1-2). General recreational swimming by the average estimated 500,000 seasonal visitors to Sunriver will likely constitute the majority of use. The large indoor pool is expected to increase visitation to Sunriver in the shoulder seasons. SHARC is the result of a 14-month long association member comment and design development process, followed by an 11-month construction period that concluded in February 2012. The $18.3 million project represented 1% of private construction activity in Oregon in 2011. The project provided more than 200 on-site construction jobs for more than 50 Central Oregon-based contractors and tradespeople. Nine fulltime employees, along with up to 30 seasonal staff, were hired to operate the facility.

SHARC Events

April 28: SHARC Foundation Inaugural Gala - SOLD OUT! May 5: La Pine High School Prom May 10: American Planning Association Workshop May 19: Sunriver Rotary 10th Annual Wine Raffle & Community Benefit Auction May 22: Stroke Education Seminar offered by St. Charles Medical Center May 23: Sunriver Area Homeowners Community Potluck May 26: SHARC Grand Opening Celebration Join everyone at SHARC for a fun-filled day of activities and music. Entry is free with donation of two non-perishable food items per person.

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Donations will be directed to the Sunriver Care and Share Program which helps area families in need. June 22: Pacific Crest: Tour de Crest and Kids Splash, Pedal, & Dash June 24: Private Event August 4: Private Event August 12: Sunriver Music Festival Family Concert August 18: Sunriver Owners Association Annual Meeting August 24-26: Sunriver Stars Community Theater September 1-2: Sunriver SunFest Wine Festival a

SUNRIVER BOOKS AND MUSIC By Deon Stonehouse Hiking season is here! Grab those boots, head to the woods and walk on down the path. Saturday, April 21st at 5:00 PM, Scott Cook will present a slideshow and presentation on his excellent guide Curious Gorge. While our high country here in Central Oregon is still covered in snow, the Columbia Gorge offers gorgeous, jaw-dropping scenery and very hikable trails. Scott is a guy who knows how to have a good time – showing you the best of the Gorge. Some of my all-time favorite hikes are in the Columbia Gorge, because there are places it feels like you could see forever! Scott Cook is also the go-to guy for

fun things to do outdoors in Central Oregon and his other book, Bend Overall, is a great guide for our area. Scott stays focused on sharing the places that will be the most fun. His guide is chock-full of the best hikes, drives, and attractions including the High Desert Museum and the Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory. Scott takes great care to make his book the best resource for local and tourist alike. Scott is an inventive, fun fellow, so expect anything! Last year, he gave us a great slideshow of movies made in Central Oregon and the audience loved it. Of course, he threw in slides of the

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April 23rd is UNESCO’s World Book Day, too. The date was chosen on the anniversary of Miguel de Cervantes death as well as the birth and death of William Shakespeare. Designating a date in honor of two of the greatest writers in all of literature pays tribute to them and gives added inspiration to the world of readers today. Watch Sunriver Books & Music’s website, for more information. a



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Big Fish are Out There!

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Fishing teaches us life’s lessons – enjoy the experience!

husband and fishing buddy, Dennis fished the small lake South Twin. He enjoyed shore fishing there. He caught many trout about 12 inches or less. Some even six inches long. I would go with him and sit in the chair with my pole in the water, and heck, I couldn’t keep up with his catching. Sometimes I would leave without catching even one fish. This is very frustrating. A fishing trip to Crane Prairie brought tears to my eyes one year. We spent a week in a boat with the hope of catching big fish, and I could not catch a one. Prior to that my dad had called us to report the large trout that had caught. We came over for a fish BBQ and ate big fish. But on this trip, I ended up crying on the boat in front of all the men because I had only caught one small fish during that week. It was kind of funny, but I let myself cry! One morning Dennis and I went shore fishing at South Twin Lake. I sat down for my usual fishing routine casting my line into the water. Photography by Dan Varcoe, Illustration by Joseph Garcia He baited his hook and

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Passing Through Paradise By T. Myers, Eagle Team Reporter and Staff Writer There is a running joke that goes along with a boxed up quilt project that has been shipped back and forth across the country for several years. “Is this the year you get this quilt finished, or not?” the local sister asks the one from Virginia. The visiting sister replies, “Yes, I will get it done this year.” Then they take the box into the guest room and enjoy the time they spend each year- together, visiting, getting their hair done and just hanging out! Not necessarily sewing up the quilt pieces! When Tracy Simpson packs her bags for a visit to La Pine, she leaves the comfort of her Newport News, Virginia home. She leaves her husband Stevie, a Newport News shipyard worker at Huntington-Ingalls. (The nuclear ship builders for the U S Navy- employing 38,000 workers), her daughter, a thirty year old body jewelry artist with two of her grandchildren, her 29 year old son, who works at the corporate headquarters of Lumber Liquidators and his daughter, five year-old Emma. Tracy leaves that part of her family to come to La Pine to spend time with her Mom and sister and loves to be here. “My best friend is my sister, Kim,” she tells me. “We always enjoy one another.” When Kim came into my office I noticed she was sporting a new hairdo and the two of them were having fun getting some make-overs, nails and other fun sister things to do! Kim, (former owner of the Eagle) and her husband Dan Feer; (Joyco Sales) moved to Oregon, following Kim’s folks here years ago. After Kim and Dan arrived, it was just a matter of time before Tracy was here to visit. The Feers host Tracy every year. And Tracy loves to visit our little community. It gives her a chance to catch up on family chats, the latest on Mom and Dad and the changes in our growing town. Simpson is also a real animal lover. At home she has two cats and three rescue dogs that include a foxhound, a pit-bull/lab mix and a tiny long-haired Chihuahua, so she enjoys, Molly, the Feers’ black and white family dog when she visits- occasionally to the point where the two of them pile up on the living room floor for a sleepover! Tracy Simpson loves to do crafts and has a website she is developing with Kim’s help. It will be all about a ‘connection through crafts’. More to come on that new site later. I asked Tracy what the deal was with the quilt, because the two sisters kept talking about it. “The goal,” Tracy told me, “is to finish the quilt.” It is a king-sized ‘Log Cabin’ pattern in reds and tans. “Part of the fun is being able to work on it here with mom and Kim.” She even came over to the local Quilt store to do some investigating and some work. But, just like anywhere else, when you go on vacation- you are on vacation. She was here for another week after the interview, and she packed it back up to take home. a

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at the Boy Scouts of America booth. Everyone will have an opportunity to race cars on the new track. At the February Pack meeting, the Cub Scouts also celebrated the 102nd anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America at their annual Blue and Gold Dinner. It was a potluck dinner with lots of great food that was enjoyed by the Cub Scouts, their parents and relatives and members of the La Pine Lions Club. Do you have a boy who is in the first through fifth grades (or seven through 10 years of age) that might be interested in Cub Scouts? Scouting is learning by discovery and discovery by doing. It’s fun, friends, and family where skills are learned, confidence is built, and stories are born. This is Scouting. But we know that boys do not join Cub Scouting just to get their character built. Boys join because it is fun. Scouting is fun with a purpose! Join today and do it all with the Scouts. Cub Scouts meet each Monday that school is in session right after school at the Harvest Depot. Call Cub master Joel Brader at 541-536-5710 for more information. a


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Letter from Doug Whitsett – Candidate for Senate District 28 An estate or inheritance tax is often called a death tax. It is imposed on the taxable value of an estate when the owner dies. The combined State and Federal death taxes can reach more than half the taxable value of an estate. It is practically impossible to raise enough cash to pay the confiscatory tax without jeopardizing the financial viability of small family businesses and farms. Too often they must be sold to pay the governments’ death tax. Only twenty states, including Oregon, continue to levy a death tax. Other states have wisely abolished the unfair form of double taxation. They recognize the tax causes the destruction of many family farms and businesses. Older people tend to move their capital to states where they are able to pass their property and wealth to their children unencumbered. For instance, Tennessee recently abolished their death tax, when they determined, that the tax only produces about $75 million per year, but has caused the State to lose $7 billion in sales, income, property and other tax revenue over the past decade. Oregon’s Initiative Petition 15 is called the Death Tax Phase-Out Act. It defines a death tax as any levy imposed on the estate of a decedent, any inheritance tax, or any transfer of property where the transfer is a result of the death of a person. The Act states that neither Oregon, nor any other unit of government in Oregon, shall impose a death tax. Starting in 2013, it will reduce the current State estate tax by 25% each year until it is totally phased-out by 2016. I strongly support and plan to sign Initiative Petition 15. In my view, it will eliminate an unfair and unproductive form of double taxation that will save family businesses and private sector jobs. – Doug Whitsett – Candidate for Senate District 28 a

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LPHS Students Produce Drunk Driving Video Reported, Written, and Photographed by Lee Ann Forrester Newberry Eagle Team Reporter Siren’s blared, car’s were overturned, and resting against trees, young lives lay shattered on the glass littered ground. Fortunately this is just pretend for the filming of a video to help students realize that driving and drinking is not a good mix. Over 3000 teens die in drinking related accidents every year. 70% of teens, nationwide, have consumed an alcoholic beverage and 15-18 year olds the number one cause of death is automobile accidents. ( Students Improving School Atmosphere (SISA) applied for a $1000 INSPIRE grant through the Deschutes County Children and Families Commission. INSPIRE’s mission is to engage youth and empower them for healthier communities. The grants were given to projects that will empower teens to help their peers to make positive health and relationship choices. In May a gathering of the groups who participated in the program will celebrate their achievements. The grant money given to SISA’s PROMise program includes a public service announcement that was filmed April 10th with the help of the La Pine Fire District, Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, channel Z21, St. Charles Medical Center and Air Link. One student stood as an officer asked him to recite the alphabet and count backwards, while another was whisked away in the Air Link helicopter to be treated at St. Charles Hospital. Student Jordan Tillery said that he was asked to help with the project and thought it was a good idea to help fellow students have another perspective on driving and drinking. The film will be shown to the La Pine High School student body prior to Prom on May 5. It will also be shown as part of the intermission during the May 4th Movie Night at the La Pine Events Center sponsored by La Pine Park and Recreation in conjunction with Think Again Parents of Southern Deschutes County. SISA will also be working


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Are You Prepared for Long-term Care Costs? Like everyone else, you hope to remain physically and financially independent your entire life. And you may well achieve this goal. Nonetheless, the future is not ours to see, so you’ll want to prepare yourself for as many contingencies as possible — one of which is the high cost of long-term care. As you may know, long-term care primarily refers to nursing home expenses, but it also includes services provided in your own home. In either case, though, it could be expensive. The national average rate for a private room in a nursing home was more than $87,000 per year in 2011, according to the 2011 MetLife Market Survey of Long-Term Care Costs. The same survey found that the average private-pay hourly rates for home health aides and homemaker companion services were $21 and $19, respectively. With luck, of course, you won’t need to worry about these types of expenses. But consider this: People who reach age 65 have a 40% chance of entering a nursing home, according to a study by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. And about 10% of those who enter a nursing home will stay there five or more years. Clearly, if you take no steps to prepare yourself for the potentially devastating costs of an extended nursing home stay, you could be jeopardizing the assets you’ve worked so hard to accumulate. Even worse, if you run through your money, you might end up creating a financial and emotional burden for your grown children. Unfortunately, many people assume that a federal or state government program will help them pay for their long-term care expenses. However, Medicare pays only a small portion of nursing home costs, and to be eligible for Medicaid, you would likely have to divest yourself of most of your financial assets. Consequently, you’ll probably need to find another way to pay for long-term care. Fortunately, there are investment or protection vehicles designed specifically to help you meet long-term care expenses. Your financial advisor can help you pick the option that’s most appropriate for your individual situation. Having the ability to pay for long-term care is obviously important. But other issues may also enter the picture. For example, if you need to enter a nursing home, you may be suffering from a physical or mental disability that might prevent you from handling your own affairs. This impairment could prove disastrous to your finances — which is why you can’t afford to take that type of chance. Instead, consult with your legal advisor to determine if you can benefit from a durable power of attorney — a document that lets you delegate your financial decisions to a relative, close friend or anyone else you might choose. None of us like to think about spending time in a nursing home or needing roundthe-clock care in our own homes. However, life is unpredictable. But even if you can’t avoid the need for long-term care, you can take steps to help reduce the financial strain it can cause you and your family. This article was written by Edward Jones for use by your local Edward Jones Financial Advisor. (See ad this page.) a


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Klamath Art Gallery: “Love of Open Spaces”

A two women art exhibit titled “Love of Open Spaces” will be featured at the Klamath Art Gallery during the month of April. Gallery goers can expect to see a full range of paintings and drawings by Susan Liskey and Donna Woolery. The exhibit celebrates the artist?s love of the outdoors and local wildlife. Both women are well known local artists, teachers and former owners of the Clearwater Gallery. The exhibit runs through April 29th Susan Liskey was born in Elko, NV, and currently lives on a ranch in Klamath County. She loves painting images from her own backyard, as well as from surrounding mountains and deserts. She has taken numerous workshops over the years from artists such as Maggie Price, Hugh Greer, Sharon Rajnus, George McMahan, and Pam Stoehsler. Liskey’s work has been shown at the Klamath County Fair, the Oregon State Fair, the Tulelake Fair, Jefferson Square Mall, the Klamath Packer’s Clinic, the Klamath Bull Sale, the Wild Plum Festival, Swans Bakery, the Red Lion, the Chamber of Commerce, Sterling Bank, Washington Mutual Bank, Klamath County Airport, the Sugar Pine Restaurant, Klamath County Museum, Basin Blues and Hues Art Festival, Gallery 803, the Clearwater Gallery and the Fall Art Festival at the Running Y. Donna Woolery’s background is similar. She grew up on a cattle ranch in California, and it is only natural that her subject matter includes animals and ranching scenes. She also likes to work with wildlife images. She studied under most of the same artists as Susan Liskey, and also with Dorothy Hale. Her work has been shown at the Klamath County Fair, the Oregon State Fair, the Klamath Packer’s Clinic, the Chamber of Commerce, Washington Mutual Bank, the Klamath Art Gallery, the Modoc Gallery, the Basin Blues and Hues Art Festival, Gallery 803, the Clearwater Gallery and the Sagebrush Rendevous. The Klamath Art Gallery is located at 120 Riverside Drive. Gallery hours are Thursdays through Mondays from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is free. For more information please visit the KAA website at or phone 541-883-1833 a

Public Service Announcements The Klamath County Museum

The Klamath County Museum is seeking history of the Gilchrist-Crescent community. Local residents are invited to a community meeting to share their historical information. Saturday, May 19, 10am – 2pm, at the Crescent Community Club. Please bring scrapbooks, photos, documents that can be copies or donated to the museum archives. Information: Klamath County Museum 541-883-4208. a

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Oregon Department of Forestry has been conducting a number of forest operations on the new Gilchrist State Forest since January. A couple of these operations have been adjacent to the communities of Crescent, Gilchrist, and Jack Pine Village. The main objectives for these operations are fuels reduction and density management. These stands have grown into a state that is not sustainable. Insect outbreaks, disease, and fire are all risks the forest is facing. By reducing stocking levels we are able to create healthy, insect and disease resistant stands, which will also provide a fire resistant buffer for the adjacent communities. Oregon Department of Forestry acquired the Gilchrist State Forest the spring of 2010. With a new land owner comes questions and concerns. We have tried to interact with the community to gain support for our activities. On April 19th ODF will be holding our first community meeting. This will provide an opportunity for the community to hear a little about the current operations, the planned operations, and forest health in general. It will also provide an opportunity for questions and comments. Please join me at the Crescent Community Club for an opportunity to learn about and provide comments towards the management of the Gilchrist State Forest. a

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La Pine Life

March 28th- The ads are all ready and the Cowboys of La Pine Cookbook is now at the printers. The next cookbook kick-off will be at the April breakfast. March 29th- The second Annual Women in Business event is scheduled at the Senior Center for May 11th. It will have a Mad Men (HBO) theme and will feature a surprise ending that the whole town will be talking about! Applications for registration are available at the office and online. Sign up today! March 31st- The American Legion hosted a fundraiser for Zane Anderson of Gilchrist High School. The spaghetti feed was held to raise money so Zane can go to Australia with his team to compete in an athletic competition. April 1-8th Easter week! Egg Hunts at the Prairie House on the 7th and at LPEC on the 8th. Church services were added all over town to handle overflow crowds. Area Restaurants added special brunches for their customers and businesses, including your local Chamber of Commerce are all getting busy spiffing up their curb appeal for spring! April 2nd- Huge fire took Blake home and the local Red Cross appealed for more trained disaster volunteers for our area. April 7th- Chamber Board met for a brief retreat to set a plan for 2012-13. April 9th- LPEC windows are installed and ready for viewing! April 10- LPRD Board met at Rosland Park to look at placement ideas for new picnic shelter. April 12th- EDCO met at LPEC for a chance to get updates for area collaborators and check in at the Park District. The Chamber showed off the improvements to their office at an afterhours Thursday April 14 and 15th- The Sportsman Jamboree (Gun Show is being held at the LPEC) Vendors from all over the region come to sell and trade sports items at the new and bigger show. a

March 13th- The LPRD board meeting discussed the renovations in the Event Center (Old White School Building). They have just kicked off a new capital fundraising campaign for Phase II of the LPEC. Come by some afternoon and see the new lights and new energy efficient windows that are going in now! March 16th- We had a wonderful Annual meeting at the Chamber breakfast at the Senior Center early in the morning and we all got in the mood to be Irish for a day! The Prairie House did it up big for St. Patrick’s Day. It was like arriving in Ireland when we gathered for a celebration that included the traditional Corned beef, Cabbage, Potatoes, Carrots, Green Beer and the cutest cupcakes ever! Even the mayor was there, local candidates and all kinds of Prairie House lovers of the green enjoyed a fine evening. March 17th- During the day, Linda Stephenson from L&S Gardens held her first Cold Climate Gardening class of the year. Later, houses all over La Pine cooked up their Irish feasts and friends and family gathered to celebrate! The Community Kitchen did an annual Irish Fundraiser, serving up all the treats you would ever need The week of the 19th –The Chamber worked on getting the office repainted in sage green, gold and a grayed plum. Everything looks fresh and clean and the office is arranged to show us off. Linda and Sonny Stephenson worked with some of the NJROTC kids and tore out the old flowerbed and now it is redone with an old farm implement and rocks. Come by and take a look! March 23rd-24th- Area Boards attended the Ford Foundation Board training and Strategic Plan Workshop at Finley Butte Park. Community partners came together to work on same goals for creating a clear mission of how every organization fits in to the community. March 27th the new La Pine map is done and ready to go to press.

The Cowboys of La Pine Cookbook Cowboys of Commerce Ann Gawith at the Crab Feed 2012

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Equestrian Oregon High School Equestrian Teams By Kathy Russell

L to R: Tristan Cox, Tucker Allen, Charisa Bates, Kelbi Irvin

L to R: Samantha Hollinger, Nikki Chapman, Dani Schneider

Central District of the Oregon High School Equestrian Teams has had their third and final district meet of the 2012 season. The meet was held at the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center in Redmond April 6-8, 2012.  Here are the results for the La Pine Team in individual and team events and the overall season medal winners.    All medal winners and top ten % are state qualifiers.  The state meet will be held in Redmond on May 17-20, 2012.  Individual Events: Hunt Seat over Fences: 1st Olivia Chandler, Sisters, Gold medal 2nd Taylor Cobb, Mtn View, Silver medal 3rd Emily Corrigan, Sisters, Bronze medal Lauren Walley, Trinity Lutheran, Bronze medal Hunt Seat Equitation: 1st tie Georgann Ireland, Bend, Gold Medal Rosie Skinner, Redmond, Bronze Medal 3rd Autumn Sanders, Sisters, Silver medal Madison Hood, Mtn View, Bronze Medal Saddle Seat Equitation: 1st Region Hayden, Redmond, Gold medal 2nd Georgann Ireland, Bend, Silver medal 3rd Isabella Allenbach, Summit, Bronze medal Dressage: 1st Autumn Sanders, Sisters, Silver medal 2nd tie Ashlyn Brewster, Redmond, Bronze medal Olivia Chandler, Sisters, Gold medal Showmanship: 1st Taylor Maddy, Hood River, Gold medal 2d Taylor Norton, Hood River, Silver medal 3rd Natalie Nigg, Redmond, top ten Rosie Skinner, Redmond, Bronze medal Driving: 1st Region Hayden, Redmond, Gold medal 2nd Isabella Allenbach, Summit, Silver medal

Annie Kamperman, Mtn View, Bronze medal In Hand Trail: 1st Region Hayden, Redmond, Bronze medal 2nd Nautique Simpson, Redmond 3rd Kylee Schimel, Pendleton, Gold medal Taylor Maddy, Hood River, Silver medal Molly Coehlo, Mtn View, DM Trail: 1st Crystal Mitchell, Pendleton 2nd Elissa O’Connor, Sisters, Gold medal 3rd Samantha Hollinger, La Pine, Silver medal Molly Coehlo & Madison Hood Mtn View, Bronze medal Working Rancher: 1st Megan Elam, Dufur, Bronze medal 2nd Rabeka Kelly, Dufur, Silver medial 3rd Natalie Nigg, Redmond, Gold medal Breakaway Roping: 1st Charmaine Billey, Madras, 2 catches, 14.75, Gold Medal 2nd Baileign Baker, Redmond, 1 catch, 4.61 3rd Laken Berlin, Crook, 1 catch 6.06, Bronze Deborah Dial, Redmond, Silver medal Western Horsemanship: 1st tie Kylee Schimel, Pendleton, Bronze Taylor Norton Hood River, Gold medal 3rd tie Samantha Hollinger, La Pine top ten Taylor Maddy, Hood River

Madison Hood, Mtn View, Silver medal Molly Coehlo, Mtn View, DM Reining: 1st Rosie Skinner, Redmond, Silver medal 2nd Madison Hood, Mtn View, Gold medal 3rd Jamie Kelly, Mtn View, Silver medal Amy Desjardins, Crook, Bronze Steer Daubing: 1st Megen Hopper, Redmond, 2 daubs, 3.88, Gold 2nd Mikaela Koellermeier, Mtn View, 2 daubs 4.61, Silver 3rd Nate Dial, Redmond, 2 daubs, 5.17 Tristan Cox, La Pine, Bronze medal Barrels: 1st Savannah Geist, Redmond, 14.86, Silver 2nd Nautique Simpson, Redmond, 15.14 3rd Justine Hendricks, Redmond, 15.18 Megen Hopper, Redmond, Gold Jessica Foster, Summit, Bronze Top Ten %: Abby Beamer, Madras, Abby Henry, Redmond, Courtney Thayer, Dufur & Megan Foster, Summit Poles: 1st Brittney Herber, Crook 22.19 top ten 2nd Deborah Dial, Redmond 22.83 Bronze 3rd Maddie Smith, Summit 22.87 top ten Megan Foster, Summit, Gold medal

Laken Berlin, Crook, Silver Top Ten %: Delaney Hood, Mtn View, Savannah Redmond, Figure 8: 1st Jessica Wallace, Bend, 10.86, top ten 2nd Savannah Geist, Redmond, 10.89, Gold 3rd Jessica Foster, Summit, 10.96 Nautique Simpson, Redmond, Silver Kasey Stevens, Bronze Top Ten%: Laken Berlin, Crook, Alexis Harvey, Bend Keyhole: 1st Cassidy Kinnaman, Sisters, 8.08, Silver 2nd Abby Beamer, Madras, 8.12 3rd Joy Grossman, Mtn View, 8.27 Nautique Simpson, Redmond, Gold Tie Abby Beamer, Madras, Gold Jessica Foster, Summit, Bronze Top ten %: Kasey Stevens, Redmond Individual Flags: 1st Region Hayden, Redmond, 8.76, Gold 2nd Savannah Geist, Redmond, 9.88, Silver 3rd Charisa Bates, La Pine, 10.13 Alex Nizinski, Mtn View, Bronze medal Team Events: Team Penning: 1st Redmond E: Megen Hopper, Natalie Nigg, Nautique Simpson, 3 pens, 8 cows 219.41, Bronze medal

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2nd Bend A: Taylor Greene, Lauren Richardson, Alexis Harvey, 3 pens, 7 cows, 176.20, Silver medal 3rd Summit A: Maddie Smith, Jessica Foster, Megan Foster, 3 pens, 5 cows, 228.19, Gold medal In Hand Obstacle Relay: 1st Redmond A: Natalie Nigg, Region Hayden, Rosie Skinner, Megen Hopper, Gold medal 2nd Mtn View A: Jamie Kelly, Delaney Hood, Katie Cramer, Molly Coehlo, Madison Hood, Silver medal 3rd Hood River: Taylor Norton, Taylor Maddy, Tia Burdick, Miquel Cuevas, Bronze medal Working Pairs: 1st Charisa Bates & Samantha Hollinger, La Pine, Silver 2nd Kylee Schimel & Crystal Mitchell, Pendleton, Gold 3rd tie Natalie Nigg & Rosie Skinner, Redmond, Bronze Kaitlin Brouhard & Amy Desjardins, Crook Freestyle Fours Drill: 1st Sisters: Bobbi Jo Rosauer, Cassidy Kinnaman, Lindsay Soliz, McKenzie Legg, McKenzie King, Gold 2nd Bend: Kathleen Mitchell, Lacie Brant, Kaitlin Campbell, Marcey Burgess, Silver Freestyle 6+ Drill: 1st Redmond: Ashlyn Brewster, Natalie Nigg, Savannah Geist, Deborah Dial, Tessa Mitchell, Megen Hopper, Region Hayden, Nautique Simpson, Gold medal 2nd Mtn View: Jamie Kelly Makayla Bashian, Delaney Hood, Joy Grossman, Annie Kamperman, Justine Heywood, Mikaela Koellermeier, Madison Hood, Silver Canadian Flags: 1st Redmond A: Abby Henry, Megan Hopper, Region Hayden, Nautique Simpson, 34.44 Gold 2nd Bend C: Taylor Green, Lauren Richardson, Jessica Wallace, Alexis Harvey, 37.12 3rd Summit A: Maddie Smith, Jessica Foster, Megan Foster, Isabella Allenbach, 37.15, Silver medal Madras A: Chase Collar, Abby Beamer, Lakota Jensen, Kristin Jasa, Charmaine Billey, Bronze Bi-Rangle: 1st Chase Collar & Abby Beamer, Madras, 25.27, top ten% 2nd Kristin Jasa & Charmaine Billey, Madras, 25.73, Bronze 3rd Jessica Foster & Megan Foster, Summit, 25.74, Silver Megen Hopper & Nautique Simpson, Redmond, Gold Savannah Geist & Kasey Stevens, Redmond, top ten% High Point Team Contributor: Nautique Simpson, Redmond High Point Performance Rider: Madison Hood, Mtn View High Point Timed Event Rider: Savannah Geist, Redmond High Point Versatility Rider (pts 3 performance classes & 2 timed event classes in three meets) Region Hayden, Redmond 2nd year winning this award Central District selects two $500 Scholarship winners: Rabeka Kelly, Dufur and Kristin Jasa, Madras Sportsmanship Award: Crook for the third year!! Large team 11+ riders: Redmond Medium team 7-10 riders: Summit Small team 4-6 riders: Madras Mini team 1-3 riders: Lakeview

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Green Flags

experience in McCall, Idaho where the city faced a situation similar to ours in La Pine. Hwy 55 runs through the center of the town and goes north and south in the same way as Hwy 97 does here. In the summer the tourist season brings tourist levels up to over 100K tourists into the little town with a population of only 3800 in the off season. Safety was a problem, so they developed a flag tree system throughout the town, where people who wanted to cross the Hwy would pick up a bright colored flag on one side of the road and deposit it in the tree on the opposite side. Cars on the highway began to look for the flags and would slow down and stop for pedestrians. The program has been very successful and it fits the budget we have in our town. We will be the first city in Oregon to do this and there are several more Oregon cities looking at doing the same thing in their towns. (There are only 242 cities that have these traffic posts, mostly in Idaho, Wyoming and Washington.) Ken Mulenex told us, “It is a long known fact that we have safety issues around town.” (He went on to list several: Huntington Road at the Bi-Mart where our children cross over for lunch and before and after school, the Post Office and the St Vincent’s Retail Store form a group of places where safety is a concern.) “It is imperative that we address this safety issue in this and other areas of the City.” After talking about the two types of flags: a pennant and a rectangle and explaining how the posts will work, Robin Mirrasoul went on to say, “I’m excited about the level of collaboration that Steven Hasson is bringing to this project. He’s involved with businesses, non-profits and the City to make this happen!” Ann Gawith, Chamber Executive Director said, “This is a perfect example of bringing in someone new, who has lots of experience, to look at things and make new ideas work without lots of extra dollars!” At the low cost of 8-9 dollars a flag and the cost of installing posts on both sides of the roads around town, the entire project will cost less than installing a single crosswalk with money to spare. With Hasson’s discussion about how the City budget cannot put in the lights and cross walks, yet- but that we still need to make our public safe. Hasson finished the conversation by saying, “There are two things to focus on: one, the safety factor and two, the fact that this project will help unify the two sides of the streets. Additionally, people will know that they are in La Pine when they see these flags.” a

SUMMER DAY CAMPS! July 11 - August 19, 2012 Ages 6-11

June 18-22 Midsummer Knight’s Adventure July 23 - 27 Scientific Explorations Step back into a world of knights, princesses, castles and dragons with a caving adventure.

Packed full of experiments sure to stimulate the mind and ignite the junior scientist.

Super secret detective training with an intriguing trip to La Pine State Park.

Join our team of shipwrecked island dwellers in an adventure to survive.

June 25-29 Get a Clue

July 2-6 Explorations in Cooking & Culture Cooking, cupcake wars, and American culture!

July 9-13 Video Theater

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July 16 - 20 Wild West

Explore archery, ‘barrel racing’, mock gold panning, compass reading, and old west campfire stories.

July 30 - August 3 Shipwreck Island August 6-10 Wet & Wild

Water balloon volleyball, water slides, water colors, water pinatas, water relay races, swimming trip & more!

August 13-17 Come Fly Away

Kites, model airplanes, winged flight, hot-air balloons and rockets all take flight as we explore the skies.

Great camp experience with daily games, skits and activities designed to keep your child engaged, learning and having fun!

• FUN! • Local • Weekly prizes • Staff to Student Ration 1/12 • Outstanding and caring CPR certified staff • Lunch & Learn Reading Program • Summer Long competitions • Weekly Field Trips • Breakfast, Lunch and Snack provided

All for less than $20.00 per day

Registration and Parent Handbook available at or 16405 First St., La Pine

For more information call: Lynn Buck 541-536-2223


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Obituaries & Death Notices

Death Notices Dale L. Robinson of La Pine, Oregon

April 14, 1934 to April 4, 2012. Arrangements: by Baird Memorial Chapel, La Pine, OR, 541536-5104, Services: A public Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. at La Pine Christian Center, located at 52565 Day Road in La Pine. Memorial contributions in Dale’s memory are appreciated, and can be given directly to the family.

Arnold Wayne” Roan1934-2012

At 8:20 am on March 22nd in the year of our Lord 2012,

Arnold Wayne Roan drew his last breath. After many years of fearlessly and successfully fighting a number of forms of cancers and ailments, our dear father was taken home. Arnold Wayne Roan passed away with his family around him.

Born on October 8th of 1934 to Arnold Levi Roan

Wanda L. Souza of La Pine, Oregon

Nov. 6, 1945 to April 9, 2012. Arrangements: by Baird Memorial Chapel, La Pine, OR, 541-5365104, Services: No services are planned at this time.

Hubert “Bert” H. Taute of La Pine, Oregon March 10, 1913 to April 10, 2012. Arrangements: by Baird Memorial Chapel, La Pine, OR, 541536-5104, Services: Burial at Sea will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions can be made to Partners in Care Hospice, 2075 NE Wyatt Court, Bend, OR 97701, 541-382-5882,

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.

A memorial service

for all interested to attend will be held on Friday April 27th, 9:30am at Ponderosa Pizza 52574 Highway 97 La Pine Oregon 97739

In lieu of any flowers or other considerations a donation to the American Cancer Society would be appropriate.

and Margie Pauline Roan in Salem Oregon. Arnold went by his middle name. Wayne was a lifelong Oregonian. Spending 4 years in the military serving overseas in Germany was his only period away from Oregon in the 77 years of his life. Wayne Roan was a true entrepreneur and a man of vision. After a number of business ventures, in 1971 Wayne relocated his wife Alice and 5 sons, Michael, Mark, Douglas, Richard and Roderick from Salem Oregon to his beloved La Pine Oregon. Wayne was doing as he always did, following his dreams and visions for what he wanted for his life and family. Once in La Pine, Oregon Wayne began a career in land development. Over the 12 year period Wayne was in La Pine developing land, he purchased and developed over a dozen different living communities, built dozens of homes, a hotel as well as a number of other commercial establishments. Wayne created tremendous opportunity for the entire La Pine community. His mark can be seen throughout the area.

Passionate about the outdoors, Wayne loved to fish and hunt. He

instilled this same love in his 5 sons. Wayne cherished the Blue Mountains of NE Oregon where he hunted elk for 44 consecutive years! His sons by his side Wayne was always happiest in the woods or on the water fishing.

Arnold Wayne Roan is survived by his brothers Ronald and Dennis Roan, and a sister Carolyn Lichlyter, the mother of his children, Alice Fern Roan, 5 sons, 11 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. g

Coping With Loss Are you having a difficult time after the loss of a loved one? NEWBERRY HOSPICE is offering its bi-annual “Coping with Loss” series. This is a 6 week class that will meet on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 to 8:00 PM beginning April 18. The final class will be on May 23. Location : Newberry Hospice is located in La Pine at 51681 Huntington Road, across from Bi-Mart. Registration: There is no charge for the class. We do ask that you pre-register by calling Sue Ludemann at 541-536-7399. a

g Ser viFnamilies Joannie J. Miller, FNP ne La Piince 2002 Appointments starting at 7:15am (Mon -Thurs) CALL 541-536-8060 S We are located on Hwy 97 next to La Pine Dental Center & Shop Smart

If you have pre-arrangements at any funeral home, we will honor those arrangements and strive for timely and dignified services. We honor Neptune Society, Great Western, Assurant and all life insurance plans.

Families of Children with Disabilities • Find strategies for defining your intentions for your child now and when you are gone. • Preserve your child’s current quality of life through supplemental income while maintaining government benefits. • Balance all your financial goals while providing for a loved one with a disability.

To offer each family the most caring, dignified and professional service at the most affordable price.

Burial Services: Traditional or simple. Cremation Services: Every type. Prompt and efficient service to each family. Funeral home and church coordination. WE CONSIDER IT AN HONOR TO SERVE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY!


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541-318-0842 541-504-9458

Mark L. Mintz, CFM Certified Special Needs Advisor-Merrill Lynch Lisa Bertalan, J.D. Attorney at Law Hendrix, Brinch & Bertalan LLP Lorie Weber, PA-C Partners In Care Transitions Program Carol Zancanella, LCSW Outpatient Behavioral Health Seating is limited. Lunch provided with RSVP. Call 541-382-5882 or email Lisa Location: Partners In Care; large conference room www.partnersbend. org

Hospice | Home Health | Hospice House | Transitions

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Your resource guide to local business services!

High Desert Tax Service

Jim Elliott, Enrolled Agent LTC 51470 Hwy 97 #4B, La Pine 541-536-1153 High Desert Tax Service See ad page 9

Cosmetics (continued) Sharon McDermott Independent Beauty Consultant 541-508-1022,

Sandra N. Hamar, Enrolled Agent LTC 507500 Hwy 97 La Pine 541-408-4349   See ad page 17

      Construction/Building,    Advertising   

    Landscaping & Materials       Newberry Eagle & Everything La Pine       Dan Varcoe, Advertising Rep.  imPulse Electric, LLC   541-241-7741, Michael & Kaisa Hoover  See ad page 4 &16 Electrical Contractors & Designers

Specializing in Service, Repair, Trouble-Shooting & Small Projects. 25 yrs Exp. Free estimates 541-536-5199

Everything La Pine 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 ________________________________________

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

Commmunications & Electronics

& Cro’s Fencing & Decking

Leslie, Mark, &Chris O’Connell Lic #184406, Bonded & Insured 541-536-4229 See ad page 5

Perry Walters Construction

Outstanding Quality, Competitve Prices 25 yrs experience-CCB #101284 541-536-2746 See ad page 17

ReStore Habitat for Humanity

Building materials for Building community 52684 Hwy 97, La Pine 541-536-3234 See ad page 5

Little d Technology

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


Debbie Ganieany Independent Sales Representative 541-913-3279

AVON ________________________________________

Mary Kay Cosmetics

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

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

Sabai Wellness Center

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


Bonnie Davee, Arbonne Independent Consultant 541-788-0444, FREE Consultation See ad page 9


Fit Zone

51630 Bluewood Ave., Ste A, La Pine Zumba, Turbo Kick, Power & Strength, & More! 541-410-3201 See ad page 17


Drug Mart Pharmacy

Rx & Gifts, Leah Bishop, 541-536-1111 51600 Huntington Rd. La Pine See ad page 24


Mountain View Floral Designs

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


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



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

Autumn Funerals, LLC

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

Garbage Service

JDRV, Inc.

G Wilderness Garbage & Recycling

Residential-Commercial-DropBox-Containers Stu Martinez, 541-536-1194 51420 Russell Rd, La Pine See ad pages 4

Health Care Medical & Doctors/Hospice

Ponderosa Embroidery

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

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

rehabilitation, 541-536-6122 51681 Huntington Rd, La Pine See ad page 10



Newberry Hospice

Hospice, Transitions Gail & James Smith 51681 Huntington Rd, La Pine 541-536-7399 See ad page 8

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


Partners In Care

Equipment Sales & Rentals Mark Sperling & Denise Freeman Buy-Rent-Sell-Repair 51388 Hwy 97, La Pine 541-536-3893. See Ad page 13

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

Real Estate High Lakes Realty & Property Management

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

Recreation La Pine Park & Recreation District


Peak Performance Equipment




Latifah Farm


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

RV Services

DT Satellites

Dishnetwork & Direct TV Sales & Installation Debra & Tony Hicks 51636 Huntington Rd., La Pine 541-536-9570,

Farmers Insurance, Karen Brannon

Massage Therapy

Mary Kay Cosmetics

Numbers Crazy Tax & Bookkeeping

Animals & Vets


Financial Edward Jones




Peak performance


Home Health, Hospice, Transitions 20775 NE Wyatt Ct, Bend 541-382-5882 See ads page 21 ________________________________________

Paulina Peak Family Health Care Joannie Miller, FNP 51375 S. Huntington Rd, La Pine 541-536-8060 See ad page 21

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 11-4 541-536-8855 Across from Post Office See AD pg 2, 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 Becky’s Nails

Heating & Air Conditioning Eyecare La Pine Eyecare Clinic

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

Air-Tech Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Midstate rebate program available 541-536-2463 See ad page 14 ______________________________________ Bend Heating & Sheet Metal, Inc. Factory Authorized Carrier Dealer 541-948-7193 See ad page 7

Manicures, Pedicures, Nail Enhancements 541-536-3114 At Sandy’s Hair Design 51515 So. Huntington Rd., La Pine Pamper Yourself! You are worth it.

Screen Printing Jaybird Ink

T-Shirts, Sweatshirts, & more 541-593-6060 52379 Huntington Rd., La Pine See ad page 20




MARKET PLACE Septic Services


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

Signs La Pine Signs

10:56 Theft/Forgery/ Case number for two recovered counterfeit $20.00 bills. La Pine.


14:37 Animal Control Complaint/RP stated his son witnessed their neighbor shoot a BB pistol type gun at their dogs. The son stated the three dogs were on their property at the time of the incident. I examined the dogs and none appeared to be injured. I spoke to neighbor and he told me he shot his “low powered” BB gun in the direction of the three dogs because they were harassing his dog through the fence. I explained to neighbor not to shoot at the dogs in the future and he apologized and said he understood. La Pine. 11:33 Suspicious Circumstances/RP called to report that she and her friends had experienced a computer virus and lost much of the contact addresses. She wanted to advise the sheriff’s office that this may be wide spread. La Pine.

St. Vinnie’s Thrift Store

51661Huntington Rd, La Pine 541-536-1956 Open Mon-Sat, 9am - 5pm



11:09 Information Only/RP says there are people that use drugs that live in various trailers in his trailer park. La Pine.

Checker Cab of La Pine

Senior Discounts/Medical Rides/RX Pick Up Grocery Pick Up/Airport Service Credit Cards Accepted 541-410-6246


13:45 Theft/RP advised his mountain bike was stolen from the bike rack at the La Pine Library. La Pine. 7:26 Forgery/RP advised customer attempted to use counterfeit $20.00 bill to purchase items.

RP retained $20.00 bill and contacted L.E. upon arrival it was determined that $20.00 bill was not counterfeit. Returned $20.00 to customer. Clear unfounded. La Pine.


8:00pm Community Crescent Club. Joint meeting with ODF & OSE Extension Service discussing projects on the Gilchrist State Forest. See ad page 18 for more info.

Grange Potluck – 3rd and Morson St. The Grange has potlucks and new speakers every month on the 3rd Thursday at 6:00pm. Public welcome. Info 541-536-3007. La Pine Chamber of Commerce Breakfast - 3rd FRIDAY, Apr 20, 2012,

7:45am - 9:15am @ La Pine Senior Center. Come and join the Chamber for Breakfast at the La Pine Senior Center from 7:45 am to 9:15 am. Open to Chamber Members and their guest. Great networking event! $8.00 when paid in advance, $10.00 when paid at the door. Call to reserve your seat with the Chamber: 541-536-9771.

Think Again Parents of South Deschutes County (TAPS) Monthly team and board meeting. 2nd Thursday, 3:45pm - 7:00pm. Contact Lee Ann Forrester.

Legal Notices 1SUMMONS IN A CIVIL ACTION Case No. 51-CV-1247-GTRBB UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, CAHUILLA BAND OF INDIANS, RAMONA BAND OF CAHUILLA, Plaintiffs, v. FALLBROOK PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT, et al., Defendants, TO: DENNIS MAHER and DELIA MAHER, YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to file with the Clerk of this Court and serve upon PLAINTIFF’S ATTORNEY Scott McElroy, MCELROY, MEYER, WALKER & CONDON, P.C., 1007 Pearl Street, Suite 220, Boulder, CO 80302, Tel: (303) 442-2021, an answer to the complaint which is herewith served upon you, within such time as to be set by subsequent order of the Court pursuant to order of Judge Thompson dated July 22, 2009 (Docket #5174). If you fail to do so, judgment by default will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. DATED: October 20, 2009. Publish Dates: April 1, 2012 and April 15, 2012.

April 20th Healthy Beginnings - 12-Point Kid Inspections. 10:00am

- 2:00pm. La Pine Event Center, 16405 1st Street. Do you have a child birth - 5 years? Your child is eligible for a FREE health & development screening. This screening clinic offered in conjunction with Project Mobile Connect. Open to all children - All income levels - ages birth through five. Free Medical and Dental Services for Adults for those in our community who are homeless or struggling to make ends meet. A service of volunteer connect. Services Offered: Medical Services, Dental Services, Mental Health, FAN Advocates Legal Aid, Free Food, Clothing & First-Aid Materials. Phone: 541-3836357. More Info:


Thrift Stores

Special Events

17:56 Neighborhood Dispute/RP reports male on 4-wheeler throwing trash on RP’s property. Contacted the male, he was picking up trash that likely came from RP’s property, from his own property. Counseled both parties about trash and trespassing. Then I contacted the RP’s sister who lives next door to RRP and passed along the trespass and trash concerns with her. La Pine.


Signs, Banners, Posters, Vehicles 541-536-5023 In La Pine, next to ACE See ad page 16

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1SUMMONS IN A CIVIL ACTION Case No. 51-CV-1247-GTRBB UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, CAHUILLA BAND OF INDIANS, RAMONA BAND OF CAHUILLA, Plaintiffs, v. FALLBROOK PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT, et al., Defendants, TO: DENNIS MAHER and DELIA MAHER, YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to file with the Clerk of this Court and serve upon PLAINTIFF’S ATTORNEY Curtis Berkey ALEXANDER, BERKEY, WILLIAMS & WEATHERS LLP, 2030 Addison Street, Suite 410, Berkeley, CA 94704, Tel: (510) 548-7070, an answer to the complaint which is herewith served upon you, within such time as to be set by subsequent order of the Court (Docket #5174). If you fail to do so, judgment by default will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. DATED: October 20, 2009. Publish Dates: April 1, 2012, and April 15, 2012.

APRIL 23RD-NOVEL IDEA FILM SCREENING “Jazz: Swing, the Velocity of Celebration.” La Pine Public Library meeting room. Start Time: 10:00 AM End Time: 12:00 PM This documentary film by Ken Burns gives an in-depth look at the jazz musicians and singers of the late 1930’s. Stomping sounds from the bands of Count Basie, Benny Goodman, and Artie Shaw, and infused with the blues by the unforgettable voices of Billie Holiday and a newcomer—a teenage singer named Ella Fitzgerald. An adult program, free and open to the public. More info Lisa McGean 541/312-1034. April 28 MUSIC Twist & Shout at the TowER – 8:00pm. Definitive Beatles experience played by brilliant musicians. Early hits, film clips from the 60’s. Reserved Seating: $39, $33.50, $28.50. Order tickets: 541-317-0700 or


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Open: 9 am to 5 pm Monday -Saturday


APRIL IS National Volunteer Month

Central Oregon Veterans To Get More Access To Affordable Housing Submitted by Housing Works Executive Assistant Cathy Ostman Redmond, OR -- Housing Works, the leading affordable housing provider serving the tri-county Central Oregon region, has secured an additional ten federally-funded vouchers to aid veterans with quality, low-cost living quarters. “These vouchers will improve lives in the most fundamental way – providing safe, clean, permanent, affordable housing for homeless veterans,” said Kenny LaPoint, Housing & Resident Services Director for Housing Works. “Often we’re talking about helping entire families when it comes to these vouchers. Veterans have given us so much through their service and it’s an honor to be able to return the favor. We want these servicemen and women and their dependents to recover the dignity of having a place to call home.”The VASH vouchers, which can be redeemed on a monthly basis for rent by those who qualify, are funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and administered by Housing Works, one of only five housing authorities in the state to be awarded additional VASH (Veteran’s Affairs Supportive Housing) vouchers. The organization has a long record of success in pushing for state and federal legislative action to address rural Oregon’s housing needs. In 2011, a collaboration between Housing Works, Central Oregon Veterans Outreach and U.S. Congressman Walden resulted in the awarding of 50 (VASH) Vouchers for Central Oregon, for example. LaPoint estimates that through the total 60 VASH vouchers issued in 2011 and 2012, 180 individuals are being helped to get off the streets. He attributes the awarding of the additional vouchers to the effective collaboration that the region’s social service organizations have established over the years. Said LaPoint, “Central Oregon agencies have a proven track record of acting in concert to get the needs of our community met. We’re good at combining efforts and utilizing our talents cooperatively for the good of the cause. It’s this efficiency that helps us get results.” Housing Works is the leading affordable housing provider in Central Oregon, serving Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson counties. Since 1977, Housing Works has helped provide housing services to thousands of low-income families as they work to move above the poverty line. Housing Works fulfills its mission, “Fostering Dignity through Housing,” through a variety of housing programs and affiliated Families Forward, HomeQuest and Family Self-Sufficiency programs. Currently, Housing Works serves approximately 2,000 households through affordable housing partnerships, grant funding and federal contracts. For more info: Kenny LaPoint, Director of Housing & Resident Services 541-323-7419 or 541-848-1667,


BUDDY THE CHURCH MOUSE A Scary Day In The Church Park by Judy Keller Buddy enjoyed living in the

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