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TODAY'S Front Page

No 50. December 24, 2002

  • Taylor reaches plea deal in sex abuse case
  • Sisters man arrested for trailer theft
  • School drive gathered lots of food
  • Sisters residents to weigh in on creek plan
  • City facing second thoughts about zoning
  • Ben Scharf to perform in recital
  • Black Butte School's Christmas
  • Choir's concert rings in Christmas
  • SOAR raffle winner is off to Super Bowl
  • The Waybacks to appear at high school
  • Sisters Elementary Christmas show
  • Two from Sisters become Eagle Scouts
  • Horse rescue is often a quiet task
  • Sweeney selected to all-tournament team
  • Sonrise students offer Christmas program
  • No 49. December 18, 2002

  • Metolius fire treatment plan offered
  • Citizens protest crowding in Sisters
  • COCC raises tuition, cuts programs
  • Reunited after a kidnapping
  • Financial Aid Night tackles college costs
  • SOAR raffle drawing set
  • Sisters students offer holiday child care
  • Songwriters perform in Sisters
  • Sisters duo to host holiday concert
  • Nowak takes helm at Sisters Chamber
  • Grants will help equip new high school
  • Sisters teachers ratify two-year contract
  • Kiwanis Club marks 25 years
  • Pet Partners spread love in Sisters
  • Housing chief faces ethics inquiry
  • No 48. December 11, 2002

  • Icy roads lead to multiple wrecks
  • Sisters charities offer holiday cheer
  • Americana Project celebrates roots music
  • Region rallies to save horses
  • Foundation names new chairperson
  • Habitat dedicates 23rd home
  • Folk concert set at athletic club
  • Fish raising project a success
  • Hoodoo is ready. Where's the snow?
  • SOAR Superbowl raffle enters final weeks
  • Student wins bike in fire program drawing
  • Student attends leadership forum
  • Girls basketball team drops two
  • Sisters volleyball teams reunite
  • Sisters swimmers plunge into test
  • Sisters Community Choir offers concert
  • Christmas party honors volunteers
  • School district honors Morris
  • Outlaws dominate league honors
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 47. December 4, 2002

  • Sisters kicks off holiday season
  • Sisters man recovering from blows
  • Conservationists offer vision for safer forests
  • SOAR receives donated playground equipment
  • Habitat partition plans rile neighbors
  • Bazaar shows spirit of Christmas
  • New high school may open early
  • Christmas trees can pose a fire hazard
  • Sisters galleries to host Gallery Walk
  • Sisters hunts for top administrator
  • Cloverdale volunteer honored
  • Sisters woman works in Mexico
  • Lunch and Learn math program measures motion
  • Outlaws fall to Scappoose in state semi-final
  • No 46. November 27, 2002

  • Food Bank serves record numbers
  • Public to weigh in on superintendent search
  • Local committee gives library advice
  • School transportation works under pressure
  • Cougar sighted on highway
  • Eyerly fire restoration continues
  • Furry Friends Drive helps local pets
  • SOAR offers safe place to leave kids
  • Swamp project moving forward
  • Magical Voices of Christmas set
  • City establishes new web site
  • Artist thanked for logo
  • Financial advisor at work in Sisters home
  • Girls soccer program announces awards
  • Sisters couple launches national ministry
  • Outlaws pound Marist 35-8
  • Elk ranchers worry about impact of ban
  • Sisters students celebrate the arts
  • High school hosts Coffee House
  • No 45. November 20, 2002

  • Sisters College Center may be cut
  • More Sisters residents seek help from FAN
  • Forest Service takes a cautious approach
  • Board launches search for superintendent
  • Sisters holiday parade date changed
  • Sisters man fights back against disease
  • Christmas tree permits on sale now
  • Holiday projects help people and pets
  • Math teacher again captivates audience
  • Blue Star Banners honor service
  • Where are they now... Sisters grad is a sous chef
  • Outlaws triumph in cliffhanger
  • Middle school soccer teams have great season
  • Veteran speakers encourage patriotism
  • Veterans scholarship aids Sisters student
  • Local dancers to perform in ballet
  • Earthquake effects apparently not unique to Blue Lake
  • Fifth graders raising rainbow trout
  • Sisters women lead 'Life by Heart'
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 44. November 13, 2002

  • McKenzie Pass closed for winter
  • Sisters cyclist badly hurt in beating
  • Trail system could start next spring
  • Westlund calls for major tax reform
  • Schools work on teachers' contract
  • SOAR opens new Teen Cabana
  • Fourth graders hold annual powwow
  • New commissioners take county seats
  • Interim Week inspires students to explore
  • Outlaws handle Banks in playoffs
  • Sisters men win national contest
  • High school offers 'enhancement' time
  • Sisters youths give gifts to seniors
  • Friedman joins city planning body
  • Canadian foals come to Sisters ranch
  • No 43. November 6, 2002

  • Crews douse grass fire
  • Deer still a danger on highways
  • Vortex observed in Blue Lake
  • Sisters experiences "chilling" Halloween
  • Schools acknowledge theft problems
  • School board wrestles with project costs
  • Camp Sherman benefit
  • Superbowl raffle boosts SOAR
  • Sisters Library: more than books
  • Sisters veteran recalls tense service
  • Math students estimate probabilities
  • Outlaws bomb Cascade in 49-7 blitz
  • Where are they now... Sisters grad has grand adventure
  • Outlaw boys take seventh at state meet
  • Sisters dentist goes solo, moves office
  • Keep horses well watered in the cold
  • New Sisters shop offers Asian wares
  • Girls finish second in state race
  • Sisters family adapts to Croatia
  • No 42. October 30, 2002

  • Reseeding operation launched
  • Ranch officers honored for fire actions
  • SOAR to raise funds for recreation center
  • Outdoor classes test students' mettle
  • Planners launch search for new library site
  • Students offer taste of new food program
  • Local students to honor veterans
  • Sisters COCC hosts art show
  • Sonrise school stages living history museum
  • Former Senate candidate to speak
  • Sisters residents learn at Wellness Expo
  • "Mindful Eating" explored at Expo
  • Camp Sherman poet honored
  • Profs perform math balancing act
  • Hunt completes season as football player
  • Website depicts local project
  • Sisters resident teaches communication
  • Youth soccer wraps up season
  • School Book Fair raises $2,200
  • Sisters church builds new addition
  • Runners have big day
  • Clarification
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 41. October 23, 2002

  • Shock, anger greet news of Brown
  • Cyclist rides 508 miles
  • Thief makes off with historic lumber
  • Trego appointed to city council
  • New water line completed
  • Students explore cultures, careers
  • Fire managers worried about dryness
  • Library program evokes "dinosaur days"
  • Student presents photos from Nepal trek
  • Outlaws suffer first loss in football
  • Sisters graduate serves in Croatia
  • Sisters sportsman succeeds in tourney
  • Book recounts Cache Mountain fire
  • Sisters student airlifted from wilderness
  • Judge denies attorney's fees in SCID suit
  • Publisher hosts horse workshops
  • Ex-sheriff admits embezzlement
  • Fire district, county make changes in wake of scandal
  • No 40. October 16, 2002

  • Ex-sheriff pleads guilty to felony charges
  • Brown embezzeled from fire district
  • Visitors help Sisters mark the turn of seasons
  • Plans for downtown park move ahead
  • Abegg sentenced for sex abuse
  • Measure would stabilize funding
  • SCID wins mining permit approval
  • Candidates visit Camp Sherman
  • District lowers taxes
  • Chamber to search state for new executive
  • Schools foundation distributes funds
  • ODOT adds Sisters road camera
  • Festival contributes $2,000 for tent
  • Math magic on display at college
  • Outlaws runners face top teams
  • Escaped burn chars 190 acres
  • Agent settles in Sisters
  • College volunteers work on homes
  • Local painter teaches folk art
  • School offers book fair
  • Sisters athletes tackle Portland Marathon
  • Lady Outlaws win twice in soccer
  • Boys soccer notches first league win
  • Outlaws runner places first
  • Volleyball team has a mixed week
  • Trailer theft hurts
  • Golf tourney benefits Christian school
  • Leavitt's hosts annual cancer benefit
  • Forest health at Black Butte Ranch
  • Outlaws survive football scare
  • No 39. October 9, 2002

  • Escaped burn chars 190 acres
  • Collision injures Sisters man
  • Former Sisters man guilty of sex abuse
  • Canyon residents wary of irrigation piping
  • Weyerhaeuser pulling out of Central Oregon
  • School construction is "beating winter"
  • Historical lumber to be recycled
  • Harvest Faire expands across downtown
  • Land trust featured in OPB documentary
  • Catholic Church marks 40 years
  • Lunch and Learn kicks off season
  • Children celebrate fall with festival
  • Fire evacuation drill set
  • Community invited to homecoming events
  • Jefferson candidates to visit Camp Sherman
  • Sisters Kiwanis Club planning next sale
  • Outlaws come back against Stayton Eagles in football
  • Habitat seeks more construction help
  • Golf tournament to benefit school
  • New units ready to rent at park
  • Author will take on low-wages issues in talk
  • Kiwanis club names new president
  • Students visit outdoor lab
  • Sisters Rodeo to run on national network
  • New owner at Sisters Gallery and Frame
  • Boys lose to Cottage Grove in soccer
  • Voter registration deadline nears
  • Outlaws run fast in Philomath meet
  • Outlaw Café nixed by school district
  • Cowboy poet featured at Paulina Springs
  • Value of piping questioned by some
  • Girls win two volleyball matches
  • Sisters girls shine at gymnastics tourney
  • Chamber manager resigns
  • Pastor helps build Honduran church
  • Library celebrates preschool 'Farm Daze'
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 38. October 2, 2002

  • Sisters celebrate their sisterhood
  • Local waters listed as sub-standard
  • New intersection claims first accident
  • Molalla acts on racial slurs
  • Mobile screening unit tests Sisters children
  • Auction raises thousands for Lions
  • Students do forest service projects
  • City council writes check for white tent
  • First annual Central Oregon College Fair set
  • Outlaws roll over Philomath Warriors
  • Cooler weather aids local hunters
  • Mass recycling is more efficient
  • City obtains grant funds for restrooms
  • Cross country runners finish first at Silver Falls
  • Hikers visit spawning hot spots
  • Good Samaritans gather in Sisters
  • Samaritans break down barriers
  • Class puts training to work on straw building
  • Girls soccer team loses two in a row
  • Hot rods purr and growl in Sisters
  • Girls split in first week of league volleyball
  • Library hosts children's program this month
  • No 37. September 25, 2002

  • Barclay Drive extension completed
  • Schools get financial break at the polls
  • Sisters just a rest stop for traveler and his donkey
  • Molalla parents cast racial slurs
  • "New" officer to serve school district
  • Habitat provides four new homes
  • City awarded grant to complete sewer
  • Park plan gets new life
  • New Sisters priest a "local boy"
  • Sisters Bike Festival fest a success
  • City will remove dead trees
  • Rotarian helps stranded student
  • Planning commission defers Willitts request
  • Fiber optic line to Black Butte
  • Camp Sherman committee revives
  • SOAR building drive reaches halfway point
  • Hand creme maker moves to Sisters
  • Sisters drivers tagged for crosswalk lesson
  • Local LDS church to expand
  • Korean War officers reunite at Ranch
  • No 36. September 18, 2002

  • Schools get financial break at polls
  • Park plan gets new life
  • Volunteer effort makes Cycle visit a success
  • COIC examines Cache Mountain Fire
  • Sisters all jazzed up about festival
  • Kollodge named Sisters' new mayor
  • New health spa planned for Sisters
  • School ceremony marks 9/11
  • Anatomy of a fire
  • School refinance will save $340,253
  • 'Scrappy' students make Nepal trek
  • Trekkers make donations in Nepal
  • Rider injured on Tam McArthur Rim
  • Forest health explored along the Metolius Basin
  • Oregon photographer visits book store
  • Hosmer Lake -- a nearby treasure
  • Sisters couple buys air taxi franchise
  • Behind the scenes with the bands
  • Bike fest rolls in this weekend
  • Boys soccer kicks Grant Union around
  • Children's program set at Sisters Library
  • Buell Ranch displays fine horses
  • Girls soccer team falls to Madras
  • SOAR holding Superbowl ticket raffle
  • Historic Camp Polk barn "going south"
  • Auction to benefit Sisters charity
  • Volleyball splits non-league games
  • Rotary inducts new member
  • Gospel Hour shows draw the faithful
  • Outlaw runners steal the show at Cascade
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 35. September 11, 2002

  • Sisters recalls September 11
  • Folk festival offers rousing good time
  • Thousands of cyclists visit Sisters
  • Sisters students head back to school
  • Sisters students shine on state tests
  • Sisters Jazz Festival returns with top bands
  • Sisters Jazz Festival Schedule
  • Sisters gallery walk scheduled this month
  • Habitat store needs volunteers
  • Outlaws outlast Burns in shootout
  • FAN hosts five-week parenting class
  • Pearl operates from Brothers to Sisters
  • Acclaimed author to visit bookstore
  • Song academy draws musicians to camp
  • Girls ready for volleyball season
  • Boys tie North Marion in soccer opener
  • Sisters events tent goes up
  • Sisters company provides security
  • The folks behind the folk festival
  • Habitat victim of illegal dumping
  • Veterinary clinic serves Sisters
  • Agenda...
  • HMO sues Health Plan
  • How to survive wildfire
  • No 34. September 4, 2002

  • Sisters festival showcases cultures
  • Battle brewing over Squaw Creek water
  • Sisters teenagers leave their mark on drinking issue
  • BBR honors local service personnel
  • Schools await fate of funding measure
  • Sisters Folk Festival schedule
  • Breakfast supports Hasty Team
  • Folk festival explores roots music
  • Camp Sherman enjoys holiday BBQ
  • Customers feel like family to Sisters workers
  • Lady Outlaws runners expected to be a force
  • Boys soccer kicks off season
  • Boys cross country expects to improve
  • Girls soccer team plays in jamboree
  • Sisters resident wins fiscal services award
  • The trouble with cats
  • Killer cats are hard on wildlife
  • Sisters dentist works along Brazil's Amazon River
  • Historic steam engine on display
  • Agenda...
  • No 33. August 28, 2002

  • Budget crisis worsens for Sisters schools
  • 800 goats have knapweed lunch
  • City to require next phase of road
  • Sisters will host Western festival
  • Local runners second in Portland-to-Coast
  • Jazz festival adds venue
  • Does fire hydrant flow in Camp Sherman?
  • Knapweed takes root in local areas
  • Carleys' celebrate 60 years together
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 32. August 21, 2002

  • Sisters High School building on schedule
  • Chamber hosts antique faire
  • Sisters School Board delays start of school
  • Lost hiker found safe
  • Tank truck gets stuck in parking lot
  • Cyclists to spend a day in Sisters
  • School supplies collected in Sisters
  • Local band performs in contest
  • Sisters man recounts life in Arabia
  • Sonrise Christian offers preschool
  • Gallery walk a success
  • Canyon Creek Pottery opens in Sisters
  • Bad pass leads to wreck
  • Local woman hits the endurance trail
  • RV parking an issue in Sisters
  • New Sisters road nears completion
  • Kiwanis welcomes a new member
  • No 31. August 14, 2002

  • Tank truck gets stuck in Sisters
  • Governor advocates forest health
  • Sisters schools could face spending cuts
  • Country Fair draws big, happy crowd
  • Weeds are a worry in wake of fire
  • Sheriff addresses drug concerns
  • Sisters group shows pigs at fair
  • Sisters bicyclist excels on the road
  • Plans in place for subdivision evacuation
  • Highway 20 forest stand stands out
  • Fisherman explains aquatic life
  • Council seat open
  • Wizard Falls hosts fond memorials
  • Fire district hires training officer
  • Sisters Gallery Walk will be held Friday
  • Jazz Festival adds small band venues
  • Sisters schools schedule registration
  • Eyerly fire camp still operating
  • Bamboo fly rods displayed
  • Outlaws run Portland-to-Coast
  • No 30. August 7, 2002

  • ODOT to change "Y" intersection
  • Cache Mountain fire will bear watching
  • Country Fair offers fun for everyone
  • Sisters ranch hosts Friesian horse show
  • Hiker's remains identified
  • Local 4-H club shines at fair
  • Local firefighters tested by flames
  • Camp Sherman checks evacuation plans
  • City experiments with crosswalks
  • Single-show folk tickets on sale
  • Former Sisters priest visits Scotland
  • Local agencies handle initial fire attack
  • Crews work to rehabilitate fire site
  • New gallery opens in Sisters
  • Saw teams cut deadly snags
  • Sisters resident values Hospice experience
  • Sisters thanks firefighters
  • Sisters caterer serves firefighters close to home
  • Ranch busy after reopening
  • Live music in Sisters
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    Cache Mountain fire

  • Cache Mountain fire contained
  • Second firefighter appreciation rally scheduled
  • Black Butte Ranch: "Business as usual"
  • BBR residents to return today
  • Firefighters begin to mop up
    Cache Mountain fire
  • BBR targets Wednesday opening
  • Chief: "Houses were involved when we got there"
  • Highway 20 open for two-lane traffic
  • Fire remains a threat
  • Cache fire 60 percent contained
  • Cache Mountain fire overview
  • Air tankers mobilized to fight fire
  • Pilots attack fire from the air
  • Command center set up at high school
  • Cache Mountain fire active on flanks
  • Portions of BBR could open Wednesday
  • Ranch residents must stay out for now
  • Governor Kitzhaber: "It's a war"
  • Firefighters save homes
  • It's not over
  • Blaze "advanced like a firestorm"
  • Homes lost at Black Butte Ranch
  • Black Butte Ranch evacuated
  • Firefighters optimistic on Cache fires
  • Black Butte Ranch prepares for fire
  • Black Butte Ranch evacuation plans
  • Cache Mountain fire grows to 1,900 acres
  • Winds push Cache Mountain fire
  • Cache Mountain fire burns 700 acres
  • Camp Tamarack evacuated
  • Cache Mountain fire update 
  • Lightning sets new fires
  • No 29. July 31, 2002

  • Mayor announces he will resign
  • Hikers discover human remains
  • Local businesses chilled by fires
  • Kiwanis golf tourney a success
  • Driver training little help in crisis
  • Slide show features Glacier Park artists
  • College students enjoy best of two worlds
  • Injured hiker lifted off South Sister
  • Church country fair on August 10
  • City accepts new water line bid
  • Taylor pleads guilty to sending flowers
  • New internet policy set at library
  • Girls "run" the McKenzie
  • Living with fire season smoke
  • Car show goes on in smoky Sisters
  • Veterans reunite in Sisters
  • No 28. July 24, 2002

  • Highway 20 open for two-lane traffic
  • Fire remains a threat
  • Cache fire 60 percent contained
  • Cache Mountain fire active on flanks
  • Portions of BBR could open Wednesday
  • Ranch residents must stay out for now
  • Governor Kitzhaber: "It's a war"
  • Firefighters save homes
  • It's not over
  • Blaze "advanced like a firestorm"
  • Homes lost at Black Butte Ranch
  • Black Butte Ranch evacuated
  • Firefighters optimistic on Cache fires
  • Black Butte Ranch prepares for fire
  • Black Butte Ranch evacuation plans
  • Cache Mountain fire grows to 1,900 acres
  • Winds push Cache Mountain fire
  • Cache Mountain fire burns 700 acres
  • Camp Tamarack evacuated
  • Cache Mountain fire update 
  • Lightning sets new fires
  • Crews get upper hand on local fires
  • City cool to school SDC reduction request
  • Camp Caldera hosts Sisters kids’ camp
  • Climbers bag seven peaks in four days
  • Student-run Outlaw Café to open in Sisters
  • State Farm shuts door
  • Local school adds field trip bus
  • Starry Nights Concert Series to take year off
  • Summer paddling on the McKenzie
  • Horse program changes lives
  • Friesians will do benefit
  • High Desert Gallery hosts nine artists
  • Kiwanis will host Hole-in-One tourney
  • Deadline nears for songwriting contest
  • Sisters woman reports cougar sighting
  • Laredo Construction honored work
  • Local company fights fires across the West
  • Classic cars roll through Sisters
  • SOAR celebrates summer fun
  • Metolius guardian spirit pole nearly complete
  • Grant for Outlaw Cafe draws fire from city council
  • Sisters business at a glance
  • Reading programs set at Sisters Library
  • Sisters in Sisters set for late September
  • Sisters teen injured in wreck near Suttle Lake
  • New priest arrives
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 27. July 17, 2002

  • Successful back burn creates plume
  • Lightning sparks fires near Sisters
  • Quilters flock to Sisters
  • Bike racers blast through Sisters
  • Water conservation program challenged
  • Donors fund tent for Sisters events
  • SOAR class covers sailing basics
  • Local veterans groups dwindling
  • SOAR will host Fun in the Sun
  • Camp Sherman show was busy
  • Hiker rescued on South Sister
  • Camp Sherman youth wins BMX Governor's Cup
  • Local book store will host dog events
  • Sisters trekkers experience Nepal
  • Sisters man coaches people toward success
  • Quilter depicts Lewis & Clark trip
  • Obituary, Richard P. Wilson
  • Church ladies prepare fair treats
  • Sisters seniors beat fund-raising goal
  • Chamber board position available
  • Ash Street park planning underway
  • Drunk driver starts brush fire near Sisters
  • Obituary, Eldon Davis
  • Time running out for discount folk tickets
  • Changing of the guard at Black Butte Ranch
  • Sisters racers run at Portland track
  • No 26. July 10, 2002

  • Quilt Show offers many events, exhibits
  • Sisters country braces for fire season
  • Hiker injured in fall on Tam McArthur Rim
  • Piping ditch has saved Squaw Creek water
  • Burglar hits liquor store in Sisters
  • Cycling Classic will come to Sisters
  • Gem Show brings treasures
  • Folk festival offers guitar auction
  • RV club helps Habitat
  • Book store brings authors to town
  • Obituary, Jesse Edgington
  • Recycling center will have to move
  • Runners encounter cougar on bike trail
  • June ran hot, then cool in Sisters
  • Sisters drivers shine at Seattle race
  • Smith named school board chair
  • No 25. July 3, 2002

  • Firefighters get live-fire training
  • Fireworks: Be careful
  • Sisters council says no to forest land swap
  • Featured artist tells a story with her quilt
  • Walden seeks forest change
  • City to cut park trees
  • School board to seek water rights
  • Golf tournament raises $20,000 for children
  • Sisters graduate headed for Annapolis
  • Bloodmobile to visit Sisters
  • Camp Sunrise helps grieving survivors
  • Cyclists roll through Sisters
  • Most of Sisters area is open range
  • Sisters man builds saddles the old way
  • Council ponders street closure request
  • Fire district purchases city property
  • Wildflower meadow featured on tour
  • Police Chief Fegette retires
  • Kansan now owns Sisters Veterinary Clinic
  • Sisters flagpole planted in time for holiday
  • Central Oregon Track Club offers July meets
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 24. June 26, 2002

  • Man hurt in wreck near Sisters
  • Residents speak out against land swap
  • Sisters man nabbed in drug burglary
  • Disease strikes deer in Sisters country
  • Vandals wreck car at school
  • Habitat homes moved into Sisters
  • Planning seat open
  • Sisters enjoys art, music during stroll
  • School requires massive dig
  • Bill opens ag land to more housing
  • BBR history revisited
  • Hikers view thinning projects
  • Local angler launches protection campaign
  • Iron horses ride across pasture
  • Sisters golfer lands amateur title in Bend
  • Temple named to planning commission
  • Sisters salutes...
  • Transfer station supervisor retires
  • Sisters kids learn bike safety
  • Agenda...
  • The perils of being an eagle
  • Agenda...
  • No 23. June 19, 2002

  • Outlaw Open raises football funds
  • Lightning sparks fires in Sisters country
  • Road construction begins near Suttle Lake
  • Students inventory city park trees
  • District accepts new bids on school
  • Girl Scouts earn award
  • Sisters hosts martial arts tourney
  • City will flush all of its fire hydrants
  • Reading program set at Sisters Library
  • Students complete trail study
  • Camp Sherman youth returns from safari
  • The Sisters Rodeo earns its nickname
  • Peace Corps work in Paraguay
  • Surgical instrument company moving
  • McKenzie pass open for bikers and hikers
  • City imposes monthly cardboard recycling fee
  • Sisters man builds a better fishing rod
  • Sisters gallery to celebrate at stroll
  • Sisters artist portrays rally cars
  • Sisters vets are easing into retirement
  • Parish bids priest farewell
  • CATS opposes Sisters area land swap
  • No 22. June 12, 2002

  • Graduation a beautiful day for SHS seniors
  • Suttle Lake project faces delay
  • Dolson named to school board
  • Bronc rider sets new rodeo record
  • Irrigation district seeks mining permit
  • Kids' Day delights hatchery crowd
  • Summer reading programs set at library
  • Hearing set on Squaw Creek exchange
  • Klatt wins promotion
  • Ranch cookbook provides aid to graduates
  • Agencies keep seasonal crews busy in Sisters all year long
  • Suttle Lake Resort has a new chef
  • Local lady graces national cover
  • Student filmmaker bound for college
  • English couple take cowboy holiday
  • Fourth graders hit the Oregon Trail
  • Local artist cuts sixth record
  • Tickets go on sale for Sisters Folk Festival
  • Sharp eyes fail
  • Sisters High School wins "green" status
  • One Arm Bandit wows rodeo crowd
  • Rodeo parade results
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 21. June 5, 2002

  • Sisters Rodeo rolls into town
  • SHS seniors honored awards and scholarships
  • Weitech sold to Florida company
  • Council takes tour of Squaw Creek land
  • Sheriff's office moved
  • Youth earns Eagle Scout status
  • Sisters students rebuild auto engine
  • SOAR named library's "family"
  • School Resource Deputy moves on
  • Folk festival hosts songwriting contest
  • Students perform with visitor
  • Local youth wins Jeep on TV show
  • ODOT message board installed
  • Schools eye lunch price increase
  • Baseball team takes second in state
  • No 20. May 29, 2002

  • Services take note of special Memorial Day
  • Sisters schools face more cuts
  • Aesbestos found after fire training exercise
  • Water flow normal through Sisters
  • Sisters crews battle a pair of car fires
  • Building boom raises doubts
  • Fire district has brand new engine
  • Sisters Kiwanis to hold rummage sale
  • Talent show raises funds for Sparrow child
  • Lake Creek project described
  • Sisters student triumphs in spelling contest
  • Local students join in ceremony
  • Craft shows seek to incorporate retailers
  • Local rider competes in reining horse event
  • Camp Sherman resident sets swim record
  • Folk fest sponsors songwriting academy
  • Baseball team rolls through playoffs
  • Book store celebrates 10th year
  • Track girls take second at state
  • Timber framers contribute to trails
  • No 19. May 22, 2002

  • City approves high school plan
  • City plans water line
  • Wildflower salvage kicks off construction at Suttle Lake
  • Pond moved for road
  • Outdoor burning season ends
  • Ranch hosts clubhouse opening
  • Conference tackles child abuse issues
  • Trust director to address Metolius group
  • Sisters priest departing
  • Sisters girls off to state meet
  • Black Butte School enrollment declines
  • Golfers take second in state
  • School contractor withdraws low bid
  • Memorial Day ceremony set in Sisters
  • Tollgate path falls short of success
  • Agenda...
  • Book store hosts 10-year party
  • Horseman to lead Sisters area clinic
  • Outlaws head in to playoffs
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 18. May 15, 2002

  • Van crashes into Sisters bank
  • Contractor sues city over sewer project
  • First high school bid is below estimate
  • CATS board pleased by housing, trails plans
  • Guest Ranch before county
  • Celebration raises funds for SOAR
  • Kindergarten screening scheduled
  • Sisters Jazz Festival will feature variety
  • Teacher visits deaf school in Africa
  • Student art promotes "green" shopping
  • Concert band takes fifth at state contest
  • Former rodeo queen recalls ranch life
  • School kids will clean up Sisters
  • Local veterans' activist dies
  • Concert series raises $92,375 for schools
  • Boys drop first league baseball game
  • Golfers run away with district title
  • Dentist bound for the Amazon
  • Road crews fix Jordan Road intersection
  • Sisters Feed store expands
  • Decision made on Trout Creek restoration
  • Sisters Habitat gets donated houses
  • No 17. May 8, 2002

  • Community celebrates school groundbreaking
  • Metolius redband trout population on the rise
  • Local students shine in history competition
  • Mike Reed named rodeo parade marshal
  • Wreck knocks out power poles
  • Sisters Jazz Band takes district title
  • Preschool program set at Sisters library
  • Fallen Black Butte Tower receives grant
  • Staying married in America
  • Business keeps pace with change
  • Canyon Creek under restoration
  • Boys beat region's best in golf
  • Sisters Business at a glance
  • Jazz Band ties for second at big annual festival in Reno
  • Martolli's Pizza opens on Cascade Avenue
  • Trail's End Barbecue spices up Sisters
  • Walker fights nerve disorder
  • Balanced attack helps Outlaws win
  • Equestrians gallop to state meet
  • No 16. May 1, 2002

  • Fishing season opens on local lakes
  • Library to delay construction in Sisters
  • Schools launch "Field of Dreams" project
  • Little League season opens
  • Sisters flag will wave
  • House move is a major endeavor
  • Chamber plans new Art Stroll in June
  • Genetics expert to speak at Sisters Library
  • Episcopal Church to celebrate addition
  • Sisters Real Estate closes doors
  • Artist shows "congressional" art
  • Sisters team leading after two rounds of golf Classic
  • Baseball team excels even in class
  • Kokanee Cafe opens under new ownership
  • Library honors volunteers
  • Local author debuts new book
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    No 15. April 24, 2002

  • Auction recreates simpler lifestyle
  • Taylor pleads not guilty
  • Board, contractor, agree on school price
  • Sisters man recovering from injury
  • "Empty Bowls" fights hunger
  • Tree house gets logged
  • Sisters recycling program is all mixed up
  • Quilts bring former Ambassador to Sisters
  • Ambassador speaks on Middle East issues
  • Sisters fire official promoted
  • Sheriff's office corrects traffic numbers
  • Belgian native takes the long road to Sisters
  • Program equips students for life
  • Outlaws best Central in crucial game
  • Sisters man runs Boston Marathon
  • Students build computer engine
  • No 14. April 17, 2002

  • Land swap proposed near Sisters
  • Land trust announces Metolius Basin project
  • Tom Landis sets world swim records
  • School board chair resigns
  • City to create Ash Street Park
  • Donor quilt unveiled in Sisters
  • Caldera expands adult arts program
  • Sisters Rodeo Parade entry forms available
  • Discovery program prompts expression in students
  • Baseball team extends winning streak
  • Retirement program drains school coffers
  • Sisters breaks ground on affordable housing
  • City renews sheriff's contract
  • Sisters firefighters honor their own
  • Boys take first in golf
  • Banquet lures local sportsmen
  • No 13. April 10, 2002

  • Crew starts logging new high school site
  • Cougars invade residential areas
  • Sisters church grapples with national scandal
  • Owner turns over meadow for $1
  • Sisters children to have eyes checked
  • Sisters teens arrested
  • Trail workshop draws a crowd
  • USFS burning program heats up
  • School gears up for graduation celebration
  • Empty bowls dinner set for April 19
  • Army to help repair Camp Polk site
  • Football stampedes into Sisters
  • Horse auction rolls into Sisters
  • New Sisters subdivisions approved
  • Band places first at conference festival
  • School band travels to California
  • Popular Kokanee Cafe sold
  • Boys get into the swing of golf
  • Donkey basketball raises funds
  • School launches bike team
  • Baseball team starts undefeated
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    No 12. April 3, 2002

  • Sisters enjoys picture-book Easter
  • 'Watchdog' guarding school internet
  • Study puts steelhead back in Squaw Creek
  • Sisters poised for growth boom
  • Students serve with Habitat
  • Donkey basketball returns to Sisters
  • Ranch prepares for restaurant opening
  • Golfers seek repeat championship
  • Real estate recovering in Sisters
  • Sisters skier makes Deaf Olympics team
  • Ranch launches vanpool program
  • City sets conditions on Sisters Library
  • Sisters Folk Festival headliners
  • Students transition smoothly after spring break
  • Boys tear through baseball preseason schedule
  • Coach protests length of spring break
  • School groundbreaking set for May 1
  • No 11. March 27, 2002

  • Skiers turn out for Craig race
  • State budget clouds loom over Sisters
  • Rodeo picks Prineville woman as queen
  • Sisters Easter Egg Hunt set for Sunday
  • Sisters man found dead
  • Trail workshop set for April 3
  • Council hires new city administrator
  • Sisters activists seek economic spark
  • Sisters Rodeo tickets available
  • Planners set subdivision hearings'
  • Olympic flagpoles arrive in Sisters
  • Obituaries
  • Sisters company has new printing press
  • No 10. March 20, 2002

  • Circle 5 changing to permanent residences
  • Attitudes about drink, drugs vary in Sisters
  • Two die in wreck near Sisters
  • School annexation passes by wide margin
  • Buck Run resident fights for sewer hookup
  • Sickness lays Sisters folks low
  • Students take a charitable break
  • Lions Club sponsors Mobile Screening Unit
  • New subdivisions on planning agenda
  • Stitchin' Post runs an 'Olympics'
  • Opportunity Knocks expanding into Sisters
  • Discover Central Oregon with local artist
  • Biologist studies Metolius Chinook habitat
  • Hoodoo extends spring season
  • Jim Anderson column, My son, the Lt. Colonel
  • Local duo launch tackle company
  • Sisters meningitis case isolated
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 9. March 13, 2002

  • Firefighters conduct live drill
  • Survey turns focus on substance abuse
  • Cyruses win round against SCID
  • Board takes aim at high school costs
  • Parvo outbreak in region
  • Sisters Act celebrates America
  • City, Forest Service resolve sewer bill
  • Sisters Rodeo seeks queen applicants
  • Sisters student will attend West Point
  • Afghan native brings unsettling ideas to Sisters
  • Latvians visit sister church
  • Sisters woman travels to Uganda
  • Paul Harvey hails Sisters couple
  • Auction raises thousands for music
  • Sisters man celebrates 96th with friends
  • Boys ski team takes ninth in state races
  • No 8. March 6, 2002

  • Bonoff returns for Sisters concert
  • Mayor warns of "culture shock"
  • School estimates vary by $1 million
  • Two teens arrested in vandalism spree
  • Trail network meeting big draw
  • Forest Service makes spring burning plans
  • Multnomah Publishers to buy industrial land
  • Fish biologist hooked on Sisters
  • CATS launches mentoring program
  • No 7. February 27, 2002

  • Annex vote crucial to SOAR
  • School auditorium third largest in region
  • Sisters man indicted on sex abuse charges
  • SCID intends to pipe Fryrear irrigation ditch
  • Suspect sought in assault
  • Family Dance Night will be held March 8
  • Classes mix fun with learning
  • Chamber forms events volunteer team
  • Local woman's father filmed first "talkie"
  • Sisters speeds up garbage service
  • Auditorium seating in the area
  • Joel Meyer crowned 2002 Mr. SHS
  • Music and art featured in stroll
  • SOAR plans recreation complex in Sisters
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 6. February 20, 2002

  • Stars shine in Sisters concert
  • Fire board renounces Greg Brown "contract"
  • Boys ski team wraps up state berth
  • Grooney named Citizen of the Year
  • Voters to decide on school annex bid
  • Students get a jump on healthy lifestyle
  • Geologist reports on South Sister bulge
  • Artists bring varied talents to guitar project
  • Pilot is Sisters' flying Dutchman
  • SOAR lands grant from Gates Foundation
  • Habitat thrift store needs volunteers
  • Horses retire on a lovely spread
  • Western riding school opens
  • Students share spotlight with Starry Night stars
  • No 5. February 13, 2002

  • Fire board renounces Greg Brown "contract"
  • Locals support Sisters Olympian
  • School computer lab restored and improved
  • Fire department launches inspections program
  • Man walks away from Sisters wreck
  • Snowfall bodes well for water year
  • Project meshes art and music
  • Citizens can weigh in on Sisters trails project
  • Film fest rolls out red carpet in Sisters
  • Businesses focus on details to weather winter doldrums
  • Developer acquitted on theft charges
  • No 4. February 6, 2002

  • Hal Ketchum performance a hit
  • Former Sisters police chief Haynes dies
  • Sisters children's program faces ax
  • Cougar tracks sighted in snow near Tollgate
  • Board names school contractor
  • Children's programs offered at the library
  • Sewer project marches on in Sisters
  • Parent/child craft session set for Friday
  • New Zealander knows how to shear
  • Ageing with dignity
  • Hearing set on Sisters guest ranch
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 3. January 30, 2002

  • Board committed to high school
  • Couple celebrates 60th wedding anniversary
  • Court turns down local residents' appeal
  • Hal Ketchum to kick off concerts
  • Big Cascade Avenue pine tree comes down
  • Band shines at jazz celebration
  • Little league sign-ups in February
  • Key Club helps out with Habitat house
  • Sisters women learn self-defense in SOAR program
  • Team-teaching experiment works
  • New subdivision on line for Sisters
  • No 2. January 23, 2002

  • Firefighters burn to learn
  • School site wins boundary approval
  • Winter storms make for risky driving
  • Homemade bomb teaches some lessons
  • SCID hopes to pipe ditch
  • Outlaw film fest coming in February
  • City administrator search narrowed down
  • Stalled city plan to be completed this year
  • SCID unveils budget for 2002
  • Student returns from New Zealand
  • New owners operate Hair Cache
  • Outlaws cross-country skier tops field
  • What if annexation is rejected?
  • No 1. January 16, 2002

  • Dog sled racers mush around Sisters
  • Appeals court hears Sisters land-use case
  • Man dies in riding accident
  • School contractor hiring is delayed
  • Old town buildings make way for new
  • Tickets available for two Starry Nights shows
  • Sisters alternative school offers programs
  • Kids' programs set
  • Taxpayers can help Habitat for Humanity
  • Sisters man offers help to former pro athletes
  • Teacher takes memorial to N.Y.
  • December was seasonably wintry in these parts
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