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The Nugget Newspaper 2000 Archives, Volume XXIV


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No 49. December27, 2000

  • Hoodoo ski area in full swing for the holidays
  • Shawver honored at sheriff's office
  • Food drive makes holiday happy
  • Local OSP game officer to retire
  • Draft Squaw Creek plan unveiled
  • Six winners named in lighting contest
  • No 48. December20, 2000

  • Sisters plan offers intersection redesign and two signals
  • Food bank is well stocked for now
  • State police bag game violators
  • Toys light up Christmas for kids
  • School board to select architect
  • Archaeology buffs study and help to protect Sisters sites
  • No 47. December13, 2000

  • Questions remain about cell tower
  • Greg Brown named sheriff of the year
  • Sisters High School has significant damage
  • Sisters properties left off sewer
  • Local firefighting resources get a boost
  • Book offers record of pioneer cemetery
  • No 46. December 6, 2000

  • Fish traps set in Metolius River
  • City to consider zoning forest land
  • Cell site called into question
  • Judge denies request to halt piping
  • Sisters Starry Nights announces line-up
  • School shop helps community
  • No 45. November 29, 2000

  • Comp plan remains in limbo
  • Forest was built on land swaps
  • School board seeks public input
  • Land management offices reorganized
  • Sisters' Runco wins teaching honor
  • Sisters Veterans Group reaches out to community
  • No 44. November 22, 2000

  • Planning commission okays cell tower
  • Holiday has special meaning for Swisher
  • School board ponders election response
  • Air inversion halts USFS slash burning
  • Youths cited in vandalism rampage
  • Middle school sports in financial trouble
  • No 43. November 15, 2000

  • Citizens weigh in on land proposal
  • Burning continues near Sisters
  • Stiles plans overhaul in sheriff's office
  • Tollgate debates horse ownership
  • Measure 7 passage confounds officials
  • Patrons plan future of Sisters Library
  • No 42. November 8, 2000

  • School bond fails; levy passes
  • Brown beaten by Stiles
  • Lazy Z owner protests cell tower location
  • Battle over irrigation ditch deepens
  • Woman arrested after fight with sisters
  • Kiwanis Food Bank stocks are down
  • No 41. November 1, 2000

  • Local ranch conserving water
  • Future uncertain for Sisters jazz festival
  • Enrollment flat in school district
  • Gage faces 25 new charges
  • Sewer project faces weather challenge
  • Students use solar telescope
  • No 40. October 25, 2000

  • Conservancy works to restore Squaw Creek
  • Cyruses and SCID fight over ditch
  • Vandals rampage in Sisters
  • Candidate Stiles pulls two inaccurate ads
  • Event celebrates several local authors
  • Quilts from the attic displayed
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    No 39. October 18, 2000

  • Sewer project to invade downtown
  • Tollgate vandals nabbed
  • School tax advocates remain cautious
  • Jazz suit settled
  • Sisters man arrested on assault charge
  • Justice Court comes to town
  • No 38. October 11, 2000

  • Leadership at issue in sheriff's race
  • Black Butte Swamp burn a success
  • SCID vs. Cyrus Family battle continues
  • Swisher to begin therapy soon
  • Sisters transportation project receives funding
  • Cloverdale fire insurance rates down
  • No 37. October 4, 2000

  • Swisher's second surgery successful
  • Women celebrate "sisterhood"
  • Sisters students excel in state tests
  • Sisters rider claims title
  • Council examines role in aiding Multnomah
  • Camp Sherman land exchange explored
  • No 36. September 27, 2000

  • Steve Swisher injured in wreck (Update: 12:10 p.m. 9/26)
  • Cell tower site issue remains unresolved
  • Sheriff showdown at the school
  • Charges against Sisters couple dropped
  • Roadside meadow slated for burning
  • Advocates say roadless policy spurs growth
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    No 35. September 20, 2000

  • City plans to help largest employer
  • Sisters swings to jazz festival
  • Report recommends hiring an Undersheriff
  • Quick action saves home
  • Rising enrollment crowds middle school
  • Community raising money for Perry surgery
  • No 34. September 13, 2000

  • Folk festival takes Sisters by song
  • Gage pleads not guilty to sex charges
  • City fixes leaky water billing system
  • Sisters couple charged with assault
  • Park trailers off again
  • Sisters jazz festival offers toe-tapping fun
  • No 33. September 6, 2000

  • District to ask for levy, new school bond
  • Weed warriors battle in Camp Sherman
  • Sewer project hits streets of Sisters
  • Man hospitalized after wreck
  • Governor, sheriffs endorse Brown
  • Folk festival comes to Sisters this weekend
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    No 32. August 30, 2000

  • Sisters firefighters battle Ochoco blaze
  • Work begins on sewer project
  • Tight fire restrictions in force in region
  • Outage burns up motor on city well pump
  • Drill teaches life-saving skills to firefighters
  • Festival nurtures folk music tradition
  • No 31. August 23, 2000

  • Gage hit with 54 new charges; total at 121
  • Climber okay after fall
  • Car counters keep busy in Sisters
  • Sisters man arrested after in-town chase
  • City may crack down on event vendors
  • Local band to perform at Sisters jazz festival
  • No 30. August 16, 2000

  • Schools assess chances of tax measures
  • Forest clean-up may take a while
  • School faces building problems
  • City adopts new zone
  • Equipment set to roll on sewer project
  • Equipment set to roll on sewer project
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    No 29. August 9, 2000

  • Central Oregon fire danger is extreme
  • State budget crunch may hammer schools
  • Cell phone proposals proliferate
  • Deputies vote to endorse challenger
  • Sisters man drowns at Scout Lake
  • Music featured at Country Fair
  • No 28. August 2, 2000

  • Industrial plans win county approval
  • Classics shine in custom car show
  • City gives green light to park trailers
  • Sisters Bombers are state champs
  • RV parking disappears in Sisters
  • Silent auction, dance benefit local artist
  • No 27. July 26, 2000

  • Decision due on industrial land
  • Nordquist takes middle school helm
  • City accepts sewer bids
  • Parking project adds 75 spaces
  • Fire alert level rises
  • Neary joins council
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    No 26. July 19, 2000

  • Girl confronted Gage in December
  • Antique promoter sues city
  • Steens plan may have an impact on Sisters
  • Fireworks ban may go up in smoke
  • Sheriff's association to take new vote
  • Sisters poised for explosive growth
  • No 26. July 12, 2000

  • Sisters creates a living quilt
  • Soldier charged with assault, kidnapping
  • Contractor pleads not guilty in fraud case
  • Indian Ford Road crash claims life
  • Sisters students beat state test averages
  • Glaze Meadow restoration underway
  • No 25. July 5, 2000

  • Climbers survive fall on Mt. Washington
  • Sisters sewer project out for bid this month
  • Housing report spurs city council
  • Sisters principal takes new job
  • Sisters gears up for its 25th quilt show
  • Camp provides unique arts program
  • No 24. June 28, 2000

  • School sports saved, but cuts are deep
  • Sisters woman faces assault charges
  • National forests and BLM to merge
  • Speed limits lowered in Sisters
  • Gage and Lee face more charges
  • Freelancer frees fenced fawn
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    No 23. June 21, 2000

  • Deputies in sheriff endorsement flap
  • City seeks rent from Sisters Library
  • Tollgate fire raises suspicions
  • Tollgate ponders ban on horses
  • Rep. Westlund offers school finance solution
  • Steven Gage indicted on 22 new counts
  • No 22. June 14, 2000

  • Sisters hosts its 60th rodeo
  • "Gage girls" recall atmosphere of fear
  • Parents, students shoulder sports funding
  • Family returns to The Pines -- as owners
  • City denies revenue boost to chamber
  • Construction fraud unit disbanded
  • No 21. June 6, 2000

  • Sisters man arrested on rape charges
  • Bullfighters highlight Sisters Rodeo
  • Traffic relief may depend on parking
  • Sisters fires spark arson investigation
  • Sisters High School graduates Class of 2000
  • No 20. May 31, 2000

  • Families evicted from Circle 5
  • City halts work on development
  • Schools may seek local option levy
  • Do sports have a sporting chance?
  • Sisters honors fallen American warriors
  • Inmates take pride in fire suppression
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    No 19. May 24, 2000

  • Sisters schools may cut all sports programs
  • Elementary school class sizes will jump
  • Cell tower planned for Sisters
  • Lady Outlaws claim title
  • Sisters man killed in accident
  • Aspen Lakes expands to 18 holes
  • No 18. May 17, 2000

  • Sisters High School raises academic bar
  • Fund-raiser leads to "Easy Street"
  • Forest roadless policy has little local impact
  • Home mail delivery considered for Sisters
  • Sheriff seeks new funding base
  • City asks merchants to clean up their acts
  • No 17. May 10, 2000

  • Forest funding on a downhill slide
  • New SOAR building arrives
  • High school rates itself "strong" in report
  • Students frustrated by funding crisis
  • Pond Ranch turns back the clock
  • Outlaws musicians headed for State Festival
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    No 16. May 3, 2000

  • Outage inquiry stalled
  • Sewer action on hold till summer
  • Students get glimpse of a wolf
  • Cascade Avenue traffic fix
  • Students react to proposed budget cuts
  • Northwest Forest Pass debuts in Sisters
  • Blues show benefits folk festival
  • No 15. April 26, 2000

  • Time runs out for CATS director
  • Man arrested on sex charge
  • Teachers and sports slashed in proposal
  • Suttle Lake project delayed
  • Low-cost firewood available
  • Canadian hacker also struck Outlawnet
  • Local students shine in history competition
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    No 14. April 19, 2000

  • Gunshots damage Tollgate transformer
  • Lazy Z ranch sold
  • Schools get "satisfactory" rating
  • Sheriff to launch safety drive
  • Outlaws musicians honored at festival
  • Sisters fires rouse suspicion
  • No 13. April 12, 2000

  • Trust buys Squaw Creek property
  • School cuts will go deeper next year
  • Dirt Band closes concert series
  • Memorial Run raises scholarship funds
  • Mayor speaks on "State of Sisters"
  • Art students help those in need
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 12. April 5, 2000

  • CATS director admits lying to newspaper
  • Residents concerned about cell phone tower
  • Housing surveys focus on Sisters needs, trends
  • Hunters gather in Sisters
  • Kiwanis host huge rummage sale
  • Deana Carter and Matraca Berg to join Dirt Band
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    No 11. March 29, 2000

  • City of Sisters approves traffic agreement
  • Hiatt's show is a crowd-pleaser
  • City to tighten parking rules
  • Shops vandalized
  • School budget crunch questions answered
  • CATS seeks grant for housing, creek
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    No 10. March 22, 2000

  • Swisher stays in Sisters
  • Salmon released in Spring Creek
  • Schools face larger classes, fewer teachers
  • Deputies arrest man on warrant
  • The burning season has arrived
  • Sisters hires two new paramedics
  • No. 9. March 15, 2000

  • Traffic fix agreement still on hold
  • Forest passes go to $5 per day
  • Schools face deep cuts
  • Vocational skills competition
  • Water year is looking good
  • Activist describes roads campaign
  • No. 8. March 8, 2000

  • Swisher is a final candidate in Bend
  • Pot, cash seized after highway wreck
  • Correction
  • Deputy is back in the saddle again
  • Songs, comedy open concert season
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    No. 7. March 1, 2000

  • Sisters citizens take on traffic questions
  • City chooses effluent option
  • Swisher considered for Bend-LaPine post
  • Man injured in crash
  • Wilderness campaign targets Sisters project
  • Teaching drivers to survive
  • No. 6. February 23, 2000

  • Sewer land buffer may be low-impact
  • Traffic agreement hits a snag with city
  • SCID objects to story
  • School district acts as developer
  • Citizens sought for budget committee
  • "Antigone" enters second week
  • No. 5. February 16, 2000

  • Council holds its fire on moratorium
  • Sisters says goodbye to Nellie Zook
  • Developers seek traffic compromise
  • New Justice Court slated for Sisters
  • Pipe in ditch will increase stream flows
  • Sisters citizens shape transportation future
  • School board adopts calendar
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    No. 4. February 9, 2000

  • Sisters Elementary graded "satisfactory"
  • Irrigators to help restore groundwater
  • Classes lure students outdoors
  • Data terminals set in patrol cars
  • Library celebrates 10 years
  • Hospice help for grieving children
  • No. 3. February 2, 2000

  • No option seen in cougar killing
  • Traffic dominates zoning debate
  • Man arrested after search
  • Technology sits idle at School
  • Citizens want bike trail to stay
  • Cookbook nourishes community
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    No. 2. January 26, 2000

  • Canyon cougar caged, killed
  • Sisters schools short of textbooks
  • Local creek banks erode
  • No change in Sisters crime rate
  • Starry Nights tickets still available
  • No. 1. January 19, 2000

  • Home for girls investigated
  • Hearing set for industrial land requests
  • Sisters population up 18.6 percent
  • More sewer funds wait in the pipeline
  • City calculates development charges
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