June 22, 2001
Serving Western Deschutes County
Sisters, Oregon

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Sisters, Oregon
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Eric Dolson, Publisher

Firefighters saved a home in Black Butte Ranch after a fire broke out on Wednesday, June 20.

Fire damages Black Butte Ranch home
A fire did significant damage to a Black Butte Ranch home on Wednesday, June 20.

Sisters man recovering from horse accident
Bill Mintiens is back home in Sisters recovering from severe facial injuries received in a horseback riding accident on Sunday, June 17.

Oregon Open underway at BBR
Top golfers from across the Pacific Northwest are on the links at Black Butte Ranch, contending in the Oregon Open 2001 tournament, June 22-27.

National Guard tackles forest jobs
Sisters took on the appearance of a military base this week as approximately 300 troops of the 1249th Engineer Battalion of the Oregon Army National Guard moved into the area.

City approves tower lease
The City of Sisters signed a lease to allow a 120-foot cell phone tower in Sisters -- but the company that sought the lease may reject it.

Kirby Nagelhout wins school repair contract
Kirby Nagelhout Construction Company (KNCC) of Bend won the contract to repair extensive damage at Sisters High School at a special school board meeting on Thursday, June 14.

Volunteers spark school success
Parent volunteers provide a vital spark at Sisters Elementary School, steering the education of their children and helping busy staff teach and supervise students.

Sisters Habitat for Humanity celebrates
Habitat for Humanity celebrated its tenth anniversary in Sisters with a birthday party in the Village Green park last Saturday, June 16.

Country Fair will offer family entertainment
What may be the grandest yet of the annual Country Fairs sponsored by Sisters Episcopal Church is scheduled for Saturday, August 11.

Local students do well in history competition
Black Butte School students fared well at the National History Day competition this past week at the University of Maryland.

Americana Project wraps up year
Students, teachers, and supporters of the Americana Project gathered at Sisters High School on Friday, June 15, to eat pizza and celebrate the completion of the first year of the roots music education program.