September 25, 2001
Serving Western Deschutes County
Sisters, Oregon

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The Nugget Newspaper
Sisters, Oregon
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Eric Dolson, Publisher

Don Zettel and Black Butte School children look for archaeological treasures.

Archaeologists dig into Camp Sherman yard
Most folks usually think of archaeologists searching the globe for a worthy site to excavate. However, Forest Service archaeologists and members of the Archaeological Society of Central Oregon (ASCO) spent last week digging up a front yard in Camp Sherman.

School repair deadline extended
Painters are putting the finishing touches on the re-faced Sisters High School.

Sisters aids victims of attacks
Community organizations and individuals from Sisters continued to rally in support of victims of the terror attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C. on September 11.

Whirlwind damages roof of business
A brief whirl of wind churned up terra cotta roof tiles over a business in the ironically named Three Wind Shopping Center at the west end of Sisters on Friday, September 21.

Schools foundation distributes funds
Sisters school programs, ranging from elementary school technology to middle school science to high school band, got a financial shot in the arm from the Sisters Schools Foundation last week.

Balosky travels in perilous times
Sometimes there are stories within stories. This September has proven to be such a case for Camp Sherman's Andrea Balosky.

Hunters face less than ideal conditions
An early starting date, a full moon, and tinder dry conditions are among the obstacles facing deer hunters when the deer rifle season opens at the end of this week.

Sisters gets look at school designs
The taxpayers who will be paying for a new Sisters High School got a first look at designs for the facility they have purchased at a workshop on Monday evening, September 24.

Green Ridge closes for season
The Green Ridge fire lookout closed earlier this month, after another season of guarding the Sisters country from wildfire.

Keeping an eye on the local volcanoes
Next Tuesday evening, October 2, the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Forest Service will host a public meeting to provide local residents with information on recent developments related to volcanic activity in the nearby Three Sisters mountains.

Schools alerted to economic woes
A slumping economy may take the wind out of the sails of the smooth-riding Sisters School District budget later this year.