May 4, 2001
Serving Western Deschutes County
Sisters, Oregon



© 2001
The Nugget Newspaper
Sisters, Oregon
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Comments to
Eric Dolson, Publisher

The Sisters fire district is planning to expand.

City to keep school in public zone
The site of the Sisters Middle School -- or at least a portion of it -- will stay in public facility (PF) zoning to allow for the future placement of a couplet through the property.

School budget picture looks good
Local option taxes approved by Sisters voters last November are shoring up the budget of the Sisters School District.

City to sell land to fire district
The Sisters-Camp Sherman Rural Fire Protection District wants to buy the rest of the city block where the Sisters Firehall stands for future expansion.

City, Forest Service near sewer settlement
The City of Sisters and the Sisters Ranger District are close to settling accounts on charges to hook the district compound up to the sewer system.

Suttle Lake assessment released
Five years in the making, the long-awaited Suttle Lake Resort Master Plan Environmental Assessment (EA) has been completed.

Sheriff promises to continue Sisters patrols
Residents of Sisters will continue to see Deschutes County Sheriff's Deputies patrolling city streets, even if voters don't turn out to support the sheriff's operating levy in the May 15 election.

Sparrow Club to host fund-raiser
The Sparrow Club will host a dinner on May 16 at the high school cafetorium.

Sisters declares itself "bicycle friendly"
Sisters is now a "Bicycle Friendly Community" -- at least in name.