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D-Squared concert a delight

D-Squared, an acoustic folk duo from Arizona consisting of Don Charles on guitar and Deb Gessner on harp and accordion, performed for a welcoming audience at Playa in Summer Lake on Saturday, Aug. 8. Opening the show was Larry Pattis of Eugene, a longtime friend of Charles and Gessner, who showcased his exquisite acoustic instrumental…

Paisley geothermal fixes faults in step towards start

While Warner Creek Correctional Facility, Lake Health District and Lake County School District #7 are enjoying the benefits of Lake County’s geothermal energy potential, Paisley has been working towards getting in on the green energy boom as well. Surprise Valley Electric’s ongoing efforts to establish a geothermal energy plant just outside of Paisley has encountered…

Street fair draws a crowd

Lakeview’s annual street fair and car show, dubbed “Occupy E Street,” once again drew big crowds on Saturday, Aug. 8 with its tantalizing draw of food, entertainment and great deals from local businesses. From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. E street was blocked off from traffic from Center Street to 2nd Street, allowing several blocks…

Round-Up quilt a labor of love

This year marks the 11th time that the Lake County Round-Up Association has raffled a one-of-a-kind quilt during the Round-Up festivities, with the drawing scheduled to take place at 3 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 7. Approximately 100 hours of work went into the design and quilting of this year’s quilt, a beautiful queen-sized handmade tapestry…

Lakeview swim team win district

Lakeview Swim Team outpaced all competitors to pull away for an easy victory in the 31st annual Cascade East District Championships held in John Day from Friday, July 31 through Sunday, Aug. 2. Tallying 512 combined points total, Lakeview again captured the title over hosts John Day (420), Prineville (313) and Hi-Desert Swim Team (240).…