Clemens watches as a crew paves the 3,200-foot Sisters Airport runway.
photo by Jim Fisher
Airport runway upgraded
The Sisters Airport runway got a facelift on July 23 thanks to a cost-share
grant from the Oregon Department of Aviation, according to David Clemens,
secretary-treasurer of Eagle Air, Inc. who operates the airport.
development planned for east end of Sisters
major new development is on the drawing board for the east end of Sisters.
a new forest from ashes of B&B Fire
Travelers driving into Central Oregon on Highway 20 can look
down over Blue Lake at the eastern base of the Cascades and see the first
signs of forest restoration after the devastating B&B Complex Fire of
warning lifted from Suttle Lake
algae-related health advisory at Suttle Lake that had kept vacationers
out of the water -- and away from campsites and the lakeside resort --
has been lifted.
of cyclists to roll into Sisters
800 bicyclists are expected to roll into Sisters this weekend in the inaugural
Cycle Oregon spin-off event known simply as Cycle Oregon: the Weekend.
field construction is on 'fast track'
League parents and volunteers are working at a furious pace to get the
fields seeded during the peak summer growing season.
seek a place to ride in peace
business owners don't want them using their porches and railings for stunts.
Pedestrians -- and local sheriff's deputies -- don't want them on the
rods heading toward Sisters
rumbling sound and the flash of bright sunlight on polished chrome that
will predominate on Sisters roads next weekend will mark the 15th running
of the High Desert Rod & Custom Car Classic.
to be featured in development
mission of theater owner Lisa Clausen is to make the Sisters Movie House
the cultural center of the community. To be completed by spring 2005,
the planned theater, according to Clausen, "will feature quality food,
quality experience, and quality environment."
stolen from Sisters art gallery
made off with a 200-pound bronze sculpture of a bald eagle valued at $70,000
on Tuesday evening, July 13, according to Deschutes County Sheriff's Office
chamber director to leave
week Ric Nowak announced that he will be leaving his position as Executive
Director of the Sisters Chamber of Commerce in October.
lakes are restocked with fish
small lakes in the Corbett State Park area were stocked last week with
fingerlings and adult cutthroat trout from Camp Sherman's Wizard Falls
day Tollgate burned -- July 26, 1979
was a hot, summer morning July 26, 1979 -- 25 years ago. Waiting at the
Sisters airport with Fire Prevention Director Leo Wilson for the Oregon
Department of Forestry plane to arrive, I visited with two Sisters residents,
logging contractor Harold Barclay and airport owner Cliff Clemens.
from Malawi dazzled by Oregon
Tom and Deb Hainisch decided to get married at Black Butte Ranch, they
knew they would have to include a special friend.