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The Nugget Newspaper 2003 Archives, Volume XXVI


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No 51. December 31, 2003

  • Fires rage, schools open in 2003
  • Sisters calm about mad cow scare
  • Sisters man finds long-lost siblings
  • Sled dog races coming to Sisters
  • Heavy snowfall socks the Sisters area
  • USFS seeks comment on salvage
  • Robbery suspect caught
  • No 50. December 24, 2003

  • Couplet plan faces USFS concerns
  • Sisters man arrested for post-party burglary
  • Sisters kids have edge in fat fight
  • Kitzhaber visits Sisters students
  • Local ranch wins llama honors
  • Projects would help bull trout
  • Sisters children shop at thrift store
  • Class offers hands-on experience
  • New parking idea being considered
  • Link Creek Bridge to be replaced
  • No 49. December 17, 2003

  • District investigates interest error
  • City Hall design proposals flood in
  • Sisters residents make heating choices
  • Sisters residents scramble for flu shots
  • Jazz Festival gets infusion of cash
  • Speeding a problem on new road
  • Woodshop using donated equipment
  • Concert will feature Christmas music
  • Sisters area chamber revamps slate of summer events
  • Chains/No Chains: Who decides?
  • Olympic runner visits Sisters
  • Artist paints many local windows
  • City to purchase sewer truck
  • Carol Woosley leaves for 100-day treatment
  • No 48. December 10, 2003

  • Snow pack is below average so far
  • School interest money depleted
  • Starry Nights ticket lottery runs smoothly
  • Flu season underway in Sisters as elsewhere
  • Food programs need donations
  • 'Magical Voices' hit the right chord
  • Sisters man donates to school library
  • Library hosts family Christmas party
  • School board approves contract
  • Garden club funds park's beauty
  • Merchants offer mixed reviews of holiday season so far
  • Locals see changes with forest bill
  • Artist collects 'secrets'
  • Artist brings blues home to Sisters
  • No 47. December 3, 2003

  • Parade captures small-town spirit
  • Westlund recovering from surgery
  • City reservoir repaired
  • Former sheriff faces charges for gun sale
  • Fire consumes Sisters area home
  • Santa Claus draws crowd in Sisters
  • Hoodoo opens for the season
  • Tree lighting marks start of holiday season in Sisters
  • New legal practice opens in Sisters
  • Sisters woman explores swamp
  • Sisters resident gave 30 years to Oregon Parks
  • No 46. November 26, 2003

  • Barclay Park wins state award
  • Cougar lingers at BBR
  • Highway crew stands by for winter's worst
  • District offers schools chief two-year contract
  • Robertson signs on with fire district
  • Coffee House showcases talent
  • Indian Meadow water tainted by coliform
  • City water system is less vulnerable
  • B&B Fire closures lifted from forest
  • Greg Brown hit with $20,000 fine
  • Sponsors support Starry Nights concerts
  • Publisher seeks new location
  • Local author takes on corporate America
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 45. November 19, 2003

  • Oregon Log Homes moving
  • Head-on collision kills Sisters man
  • Single-car wreck claims life of driver
  • Advisors say couplet must enhance downtown
  • Salem family buys Sisters land
  • Sisters Garden Club helps students
  • Side of beef raffle to benefit Red Cross
  • Food Bank seeing hunger on the increase
  • Logging project finished near Sisters
  • North Blowout shelter destroyed
  • Closures affect winter activities
  • Teens help protect burned forests
  • Dog takes on cougar at Black Butte Ranch
  • Death of sheriff's proposal disappoints city officials
  • Library friends discuss building
  • Ponderosa Lodge adds rooms
  • Link Crew makes life better for freshmen
  • Sisters puts down anti-icing agent
  • No 44. November 12, 2003

  • Residents celebrate trail system plan
  • Sisters voters easily approve new charter
  • Traffic signals coming to town
  • Foot path along 242 getting underway
  • Public views sought on new library
  • Sisters Habitat dedicates six houses
  • SOAR to raffle Rose Bowl package
  • Benefit concert series returning to Sisters
  • Flags fly in honor of veterans
  • New bridge will span Squaw Creek
  • School district to modify diplomas
  • Hoodoo back to work after fire
  • Multnomah building is for sale
  • Permit system will be used on river
  • SBA chief visits Central Oregon
  • No 43. November 5, 2003

  • Early snowfall dusts Sisters
  • City launches couplet plan to ease congestion
  • Elementary school is pressed for space
  • Local man indicted in pistol whipping incident
  • Winter weather causes numerous crashes
  • Haircuts help ailing children
  • Sisters ceremony marks Veterans Day
  • Sisters Community trails plan completed
  • Girls soccer wins big in playoff opener
  • Special needs kids come to Sisters
  • Annual food basket program starts up
  • Habitat to dedicate six 2003 houses
  • Residents learn about Squaw Creek problems
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 42. October 28, 2003

  • Local residents tour fire area
  • Outlaw runners take district title
  • Out-of-control debris fire guts trailers
  • Forester quashes Metolius appeal
  • Truck driver cited in Link Fire wreck
  • Runners hit Sisters Scramble trail
  • Sisters children to parade for Halloween
  • Woosley finds bone marrow donor
  • Officers cautious about listing convicted sex offenders
  • Camp Sherman sees housing boom
  • Council approves violence provisions
  • City considering lower density plans
  • Leavitt's annual fashion show set
  • No 41. October 21, 2003

  • Investigators explain fires' start
  • Girls soccer team wins league title
  • Sisters residents weigh in on library design
  • Forest Service will begin burning project
  • Sisters district hires new fire chief
  • Lake Creek Lodge project approved
  • Sisters Gals gather for reunion
  • Sisters Scramble run set for Saturday
  • Daylight saving time ends this Sunday
  • Local runner is tops again in Tahoe Triple
  • Scholarship helps preserve veterans' history
  • Mentor program works for youth
  • Sisters radio station will be on air soon
  • No 40. October 15, 2003

  • Walden surveys fire's impact
  • Lightning blamed for B&B Complex fires
  • Harvest Faire overcomes weather
  • City to share sewer costs with residents
  • Jazz festival seeks matching funds
  • Students get a taste of wilderness
  • Concert marks school auditorium opening
  • Sisters mountaineer bags three peaks
  • Warm Springs elder blesses ground
  • Citizens to shape couplet plan
  • School gets funds for equipment
  • Deliberations continue on Lake Creek Lodge appeal
  • Six fawns to re-enter the forest
  • Camp Sherman fire survivors celebrate
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 39. October 8, 2003

  • Activists, Forest Service negotiate
  • Fire flares on an acre of Black Butte
  • Sisters enjoy Sisters
  • Library purchases land for new facility
  • DA rules shooting justified
  • Sisters kids study kokanee salmon
  • Americana Project students release CD
  • Officials concerned about forest safety
  • Council puts sewer project on hold
  • Councilors want access to offender names
  • New library, city hall seem likely despite some problems
  • Sisters youth wins prestigious titles
  • Football team wins league opener
  • No 38. October 1, 2003

  • Chase ends in shooting incident
  • Agency declares disaster in Sisters area
  • Westlund paints grim picture of state budget
  • City Council selects couplet consultant
  • Hunting season is on despite B&B Fire
  • Camp Sherman businesses revive
  • Mentoring program seeks volunteers
  • Library hosts pair of used book sales
  • Council ponders mail options
  • Equipment washing keeps weeds away
  • USFS takes on mop-up
  • Camp Sherman woman is rowing champ
  • Vintage racers complete season
  • Council takes on river permit issue
  • Sisters riders participate in show
  • Families adopt wild mustangs
  • No 37. September 24, 2003

  • City, library consider school site
  • State funds tight for furnishing schools
  • Cougar sighting reported near Tollgate
  • Governor seeks disaster declaration
  • Citizens can weigh in on couplet plans
  • Art Stroll brings out community
  • Wildlife is likely to thrive after fire
  • Reading program needs volunteers
  • Rider lobbies for legalizing pot
  • New high school has new computers
  • Sisters players travel for soccer
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 36. September 17, 2003

  • City, library consider school property
  • Sisters dedicates new high school
  • Firefighters work on mop-up, rehabilitation
  • Sisters businesses seek economic aid
  • Jazz Festival brought wide range of music
  • Residents fight sewer charge
  • Habitat homes get a lawn... plus
  • Volunteers cooperateto make jazz fest swing
  • McKinney Butte Road was ready for school
  • Sisters man tops in sprint cars
  • Outlaws win home opener
  • Sisters Oil Company getting a facelift
  • Johnson relives Metolius history
  • B&B Complex Fire is expensive
  • Sisters riders survive Cycle Oregon
  • Roughing it in the fire camp
  • Red Cross volunteers aid in crisis
  • New middle school a big improvement
  • McGhehey homestarget first-time buyers
  • No 35. September 10, 2003

  • Rain, cooler weather aid fire fight
  • Schools will be nearly finished by opening
  • Sisters Jazz Festival headed to town
  • Commissioners hear Lake Creek appeal
  • Group appeals Metolius Project
  • Sisters Folk Festival was a big hit
  • Sisters academy inspires songwriters
  • Healthy Beginnings offers screening
  • New Incident Commander checks in
  • Sisters man writes the best song
  • Despite hurdles, Xterra event goes on
  • Sisters youth soccer makes changes
  • Bennett wins State Fair award
  • Coast jazz musicians coming
  • Sisters riders blast downhill
  • Ten climb South Sister
  • BOOTH FIRE NEWS

    No 34. September 3, 2003

  • Forest rehabilitation will take a long time
  • Folk Festival serves up roots music
  • School property sale a long, winding road
  • City mulls adding more land for growth
  • New high school hosts grand opening
  • Booth, Bear Butte fires hurt Sisters businesses
  • Air tankers bomb B&B Complex fires with retardant
  • It has been a fire like no other
  • Fire highlights need for home protection
  • Fighting fire from the air
  • Evacuees bring horses to safety
  • Jazz 'mini-venues' will dot Sisters
  • Preschools offer parents several educational choices
  • Fires ruin summer at Tamarack
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 33. August 27, 2003

  • Fire rages through forest
  • Fire nixes Bush visit to Camp Sherman
  • Firefighters save Suttle Lake area
  • Budget deal welcomed by school district
  • Black Butte Ranch weathers fires
  • Highway 20 restoration a big job
  • Sisters Folk Festival nearly sold out
  • Tamarack Village to offer affordable housing
  • New Sisters library edges closer to reality
  • Yve Evans fronts new group at jazz fest
  • New connector road on schedule
  • Sisters woman excels in triathlons
  • Timberline hike tough warm-up for climb
  • No 32. August 20, 2003

  • Antique Faire draws big crowd
  • Sisters schools meet federal standards
  • Trail will link Tollgate to new high school
  • Impasse leaves schools in dark
  • Lake Creek Lodge project appealed
  • Art at the Barn show coming soon
  • Help is spotty in medical crisis
  • Deer slaughter continues on highways
  • School district to sell industrial land
  • Sisters "tribe" gathers for Cycle Oregon
  • Post Office serves Camp Sherman
  • Swing jazz singer will be featured
  • Festival announces contest finalists
  • New choir director comes to Sisters
  • Metcalf seventh in Masters race
  • Local woman has adventure of a lifetime
  • Sisters hikers tackle Obsidian Trail
  • No 31. August 13, 2003

  • Sisters crowd enjoys country fair
  • Fallen firefighter honored
  • Sisters' city sewer system nears capacity
  • School district will save thousands on water
  • Ben Westlund to take state Senate post
  • Firefighters are on-call in Sisters
  • Art show draws Sisters area crowd
  • Hike offers view of Metolius Project
  • Sisters' second 'airport' is busy
  • Music camp draws record number
  • Camp Sherman man revisits hometown
  • Sisters teen injured in wreck
  • Local author, publisher team up
  • New chef joins staff at Coyote Creek
  • Tamarack Village to host open house
  • Hike the wild side of the Metolius
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 30. August 6, 2003

  • Barclay Park hosts dedication
  • Golfers take best shot for charity
  • Man cited in injury wreck on Highway 20
  • Judge rules against plaintiffs in lawsuit
  • Plans move forward for Sisters couplet
  • Trails committee installs first kiosks
  • Firefighter works with students
  • Sisters clubs do well at county fair
  • Activists try to salvage Head Start
  • Landis wins Elk Lake swim race
  • Country Fair set for Saturday
  • High school sewer line ready for test
  • Jazz festival provides scholarships
  • British soccer trio hosts camp
  • New COCCcomputer lab opens in Sisters
  • Former students share memories
  • Sisters youth wins sporting clays title
  • No 29. July 30, 2003

  • Classic cars dazzle Sisters
  • Land trust secures Metolius Preserve
  • Sisters youths perform at horse fair
  • McKinney Butte Road opens
  • Schools to offer employee daycare
  • SOAR offers Americana course
  • Potential donor located for Woosley
  • Barclay Park dedicated Friday
  • Fly fishing fair a hit at Camp Sherman
  • New Sisters Athletic Club going up
  • Sisters young people enjoy art camp
  • New owner at Paulina Springs
  • Fire danger forces restrictions
  • Local bands offer folk fest preview
  • Double F Nursery opens near Sisters
  • No 28. July 23, 2003

  • SOAR breaks ground on center
  • Double school move nearly finished
  • Crews will remain on Link Fire
  • Metolius gets new plan
  • Funding cut hits Sisters Head Start
  • Custom car classic heads to Sisters
  • Volunteers balance home, public service
  • Girl Scouts help paint houses
  • Camp Sherman hall makes historical registry
  • Camp Sherman project approved
  • Removal of flags raises questions for some
  • Horse classic draws top riders
  • Trans-America runners near goal
  • Riders learn intricacies of proper saddle fit
  • Local couple returns from Mexico mission
  • Local group to circle Mt. Hood in fast-paced hike
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 27. July 15, 2003

  • Quilt show has another big day
  • Link Fire contained after week-long battle
  • Brush fire doused at Lake Creek Lodge
  • Cycling classic zips through Sisters
  • Lasken named board chair
  • Pine Needlers show quilts again
  • Actors stage dinner show recalling fire
  • Green staying on at Post Office -- for now
  • Fire costs Ranch thousands
  • Renner treks across America
  • Commission approves Lake Creek Lodge expansion
  • Council will govern Sisters' new Urban Renewal Plan
  • CATS selects new Community Advocate
  • Blacksmith forges an artistic career
  • Habitat provides a safe haven
  • Life on the road is a tough business
  • No 26. July 8, 2003

  • Weather aids Like fire fight
  • Link Fire 80 percent contained
  • Fire holds steady overnight
  • Link Fire 60 percent contained
  • Link Fire moving southeast
  • Black Butte Ranch readies for Link Fire
  • Black Butte Ranch residents ready to act
  • Link Fire at 2,100 acres
  • Firefighters pushing for Link fire containment
  • Fire ignites in forest west of Sisters
  • Three dead in Highway 20 wreck
  • Quilt Show will drape Sisters on Saturday
  • North Sister climber falls
  • City designates alternative route
  • Shoe donations help women
  • Swisher looks back on his time as school chief
  • Fourth celebration a real firecracker
  • Volunteers staff this lookout
  • National triathlon planned for Sisters
  • Musical benefit for artist set for Friday
  • Noted golf course architect dies
  • Sisters artist's work featured by Ducks Unlimited
  • Habitat housing families at record rate
  • DSL coming to Camp Sherman
  • Cloverdale firefighter works toward medic role
  • Transient merchants push their wares in Sisters
  • No 25. July 2, 2003

  • Link fire 50 percent contained
  • Fire crews pounding Link blaze
  • Fire ignites in forest west of Sisters
  • Three dead in Highway 20 wreck
  • Sisters gears up for busy July
  • Blazes are a fire season warning
  • Sisters artist injured in bicycle accident
  • Officials urge caution with fireworks
  • Major changes considered at BBR
  • Sisters Library family of the year
  • Sisters artist wins foundation award
  • July 4 full of activities at Black Butte Ranch
  • Woosley benefit BBQ raises thousands
  • 'Friends' book sale coming soon
  • Graduate returns to operate camp
  • Sisters runner pushes the limits
  • Students help build anti-elk fence
  • Crossroads association directors reelected
  • Sisters woman climbs in mortgage industry
  • Jack Creek similar to the Metolius
  • Sisters man pursues auto love affair
  • Sisters quilter starts from scratch
  • Mountain Supply opens
  • Fourth of July was nearly 'second'
  • Summer is the time for camps
  • Local group trains for South Sister climb
  • Cyclists should be safety-conscious
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 24. June 25, 2003

  • Plan seeks to enhance Sisters
  • Lightning storm gives fire season warning
  • McKenzie Pass should open soon
  • Power and portable phones go out at BBR
  • Outlaw Open funds football
  • Camp Sherman has new solar pool system
  • Camp helps youngsters cope with grief
  • Community Theatre actors just love to act
  • Summer school escapes budget cuts
  • Deaf student excels on bikes and skis
  • Musician offers free performance
  • Computer club learns about the fight against 'spam'
  • Sisters woman recalls family's service
  • Four coffee outlets keep Sisters awake
  • Foundation grants $35,000 to SOAR
  • Local artisan crafts cross for church
  • Couple opens Lakeside Bistro at Ranch
  • Grant funds inventory of homes
  • No 23. June 18, 2003

  • Rodeo draws big crowds to Sisters
  • Superintendent Baker introduced to Sisters
  • Wreck injures driver
  • Activists claim fee demo deception
  • Lake Creek Lodge project put on hold
  • Walking the Metolius Preserve
  • PRCA tour abandons the Sisters Rodeo
  • Generous high school students help family
  • Cowgirl rides with the cowboys
  • Wild Child wows rodeo crowd
  • Garbage rates go up
  • Group stages 'Last Rehearsal'
  • Hamonds take over Nettie's
  • Walkway to new church finished
  • SOAR unveils mascot
  • Inmates reflect and plan for future
  • Trimester of learning culminates in a raft trip
  • No 22. June 11, 2003

  • Sisters graduates celebrate
  • Dumpster diving cop recovers jewelry
  • Sisters Rodeo rides on the backs of volunteers
  • Clarification on 'squaw'
  • Updated plan focuses on growing city
  • Jumpers practice at Ranch
  • Sisters cyclist sets high standard
  • New expansion proposal for Lake Creek Lodge
  • Moving into school is a big job
  • Tower wreckage reveals treasures
  • Beware of beetles in freshly downed firewood
  • Sisters students excel in qualifying for CIMs
  • Black bear seen near Ranch
  • Barclay Park ready for Rodeo crowd
  • COCC closes its Sisters center
  • Texaco service station closes
  • Thinning program allows firewood gathering
  • Boohers picked for 'Prairie Home'
  • School staffers mark retirement
  • Local Eagle Scout honored
  • Young Life comes to Sisters
  • Students bid farewell in service
  • Kids' Day at Wizard Falls
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 21. June 4, 2003

  • Outlaws' Cretsinger takes triple jump title
  • District hires new school chief
  • New name coming for Squaw Creek
  • New road to be finished this summer
  • Burn season closed
  • Graduating Sisters seniors honored
  • Black Butte School celebrates
  • Summer programs on tap at library
  • New Suttle Lake Lodge about to rise
  • Water issues could make big waves in Central Oregon
  • Head Start signing up fall students
  • Gregg Geser wins 'Race Across Oregon'
  • School bond rates drop
  • Ranch not responsible for creek going dry
  • Sudden birth tests mom's mettle
  • New bridge access to Suttle completed
  • Free wireless Internet access offered at library
  • Library turns into 'Answerland'
  • Stable caters to trail riders
  • Garbage hauler making mulch
  • Students learn about American flag
  • No 20. May 28, 2003

  • Memorial Day services honor fallen
  • Smith, Coffield elected
  • Fish die as Squaw Creek runs dry
  • Water rights bill heads for state Senate
  • David Green leads Outlaws to state title
  • Camp Sherman celebrates Memorial weekend
  • Local artist featured at dance festival in Texas
  • Debris burning allowed for now
  • Black Butte School: Smaller is sometimes better
  • Man and his six best friends walk into Sisters
  • Computer Club celebrates 10 years
  • Volunteers vital to success of outdoor education program
  • Landis swims to victory
  • Camp Sherman man dives around the world
  • Private investigator operates in Sisters
  • EquusEmbrace helps teens
  • Students offer 'Evening of Arts'
  • No 19. May 21, 2003

  • Wreck on highway claims a life
  • Sheriff's office nabs crosswalk violators
  • Sisters athletes shine in Pole Pedal Paddle
  • Sisters High School Band wows judges
  • School site hit by thieves
  • Local volunteers clean up litter
  • Flyover will mark local Memorial Day
  • Jazz festival looks for community pianos
  • Board debates funding priorities
  • Craig leaves CATS
  • Land preservation gets big financial boost
  • Brown will get retirement pay
  • Board to interview interim candidates
  • School board funds technology purchase
  • New Ranger named for Grassland
  • Sisters company offers natural beauty
  • Folk festival offers song academy
  • BBR man is an Austin-Healey fan
  • Bronco Billy's offers a garden
  • Sisters woman offers pet service
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 18. May 14, 2003

  • Cyrus v. SCID ends in mediation
  • Hellman withdraws as superintendent
  • Sisters launches adopt-a-flag program
  • Enoch named interim fire chief
  • School well test shut down
  • Camp Sherman voters to choose school candidates
  • Church tea benefits St. Winefride's Guild
  • Rep. Ben Westlund to undergo surgery
  • Tickets on sale for Sisters Jazz Festival
  • Fire department hosts safety fair
  • Buck Run sewer problem persists
  • Cascade House opens in Sisters
  • Sisters arts educator recognized for youth education
  • Swamp Ranch history recalled
  • Rodeo will draw big names
  • Library will be site for folk musician
  • Jazz musicians learn while enjoying festival
  • Starving felines find new lives
  • Students answer tough questions
  • Sisters woman explores Australasia
  • No 17. May 7, 2003

  • Tire idea wins for inventive kids
  • School candidates square off in forum
  • Local mushroom crop poised to boom
  • Forest brush-clearing projects continue
  • Chase ends in Sisters man's garage
  • Fiesta fundraiser supports SOAR
  • Steve Swisher takes new job in Brookings
  • School budget plan maintains services
  • Sisters resident will cycle coast to coast
  • Region prepares for West Nile Virus
  • Pinecone pickers reap local harvest
  • Sisters girl creates unique creatures
  • Public aid needed to help rescued cats
  • Episcopal priest retires from military service
  • Flamingos sprout on lawn at Leavitt's
  • New chef in the kitchen at BBR Lodge
  • Sisters man collects exotic costumes
  • No 16. April 30, 2003

  • Riverfest events come to Sisters
  • Greg Brown starts serving his time
  • Lawsuit raises issues of airport access
  • School candidates will face off in forum
  • Soccer match results in fine
  • Farm auction recalls the past
  • Child care offered for SOAR fundraiser
  • Students rally for Bend child with leukemia
  • Sisters-Camp Sherman firefighters hold awards dinner
  • Sailor stationed in Persian Gulf
  • Program raises funds for local emergency aid service
  • Squaw Creek committee explores
  • Public to weigh in on Squaw Creek 'wild and scenic' plan
  • Sisters Post Office makes changes
  • Wayne Rowe retires
  • Sisters fiddler Rudi Booher releases three CDs
  • Sisters calls up the world on eBay
  • Sisters musicians head for Reno
  • Local artist paints Yosemite
  • Bobcat seen near Sisters
  • Sisters resident explores England
  • Camp Sunrise seeks Sisters families
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 15. April 23, 2003

  • Hundreds turn out for egg hunt
  • Sisters selects new school superintendent
  • Couple named Rodeo Parade Grand Marshals
  • Flande named Golf Coach of the Year
  • Band wins top ranking
  • Lazy Z parcels offered for sale
  • Sisters fire areas off limits to off-roaders
  • Sisters artist honored for Quilt Show poster
  • Little League is small-town big deal
  • Peterson Ridge run scheduled for Sisters
  • Suttle Lake restaurant reopening
  • Sisters musicians offer jazz concerts
  • Sisters residents can order banners
  • Rotary Contest awards $6,000 in scholarships
  • Golf legend visits former worksite
  • District nails down spring break
  • School and club emphasize horse care
  • Sisters woman is a stage manager/domestic engineer
  • No 14. April 16, 2003

  • High-flying festival celebrates the arts
  • Public can meet school candidates
  • Volunteers start reforestation after fire
  • Water manager urges conservation
  • Sisters' annual Easter Egg hunt set
  • Allergies, smoke smack locals
  • Marine ships out for duty in Persian Gulf
  • Letters from home...
  • Library receives Doolittle Raiders books
  • Camp Sherman boy BMX winner
  • Sisters mountain bikers on a roll
  • Master swimmer earns honors
  • Local golf swings into spring season
  • Citizen promotes downtown flag display
  • Workshops will explore meadow
  • No 13. April 9, 2003

  • Late snow helps area irrigators
  • Sisters marks the passing of a pioneer
  • Yellow ribbons show Sisters' support
  • Forest Service presents wildfire safety program
  • Publisher announces layoff
  • Portland, Sisters youth make music
  • Art festival will take flight in Sisters
  • Fire officials urge preparation
  • Students enter history competition
  • Stop leads to arrests
  • Keyser lands Washington principal's position
  • Church building awaits sewer
  • Sisters couple imports Brazilian horses
  • Books to beg, borrow -- or trade
  • Horse equipment auction scheduled
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 12. April 2, 2003

  • Sisters sends aid packages to troops
  • Library, school and city could share site
  • Cloverdale purchases new fire engines
  • Schools seek funds for furniture
  • Local fire crews depart for shuttle recovery
  • Prom night for seniors at Ranch
  • Sisters woman awaits "orders" to help
  • Benches for walkers placed in Tollgate
  • Marine handles communications
  • Storage manager likes on-site position
  • Sisters Folk Festival tickets on sale
  • Horse clinic scheduled at stables
  • Produce stand makes spring official
  • Rotary Invitational track meet set
  • No 11. March 26, 2003

  • Sisters enjoys lively kite art stroll
  • Sisters High School principal to step down
  • Umback named Sisters Rodeo Queen
  • Five vie for school board seats
  • Forest Service readies prescribed burns
  • City considers public facilities
  • Group seeks Costa Rican exchange
  • Small business group solves problems
  • Trio faces combat
  • Superintendent field narrows
  • Schools tackle controversial issues with care
  • Sisters pair receive advertising awards
  • Horse trainer holds Sisters clinic
  • No 10. March 19, 2003

  • Sisters residents turn out for peace vigil
  • School to start late next year
  • New computer lab opens at Sisters Library
  • Funding project kicks off with Art Stroll
  • SOAR lands big grant
  • Brown gets 33 months for embezzlement
  • Sonrise students shine in science competition
  • School board wraps up candidate interviews
  • Black Butte Ranch looks forward
  • Local soldiers head into war
  • Students honored for tree study
  • SOAR basketball tournaments score for Sisters
  • Campfire ban imposed at lake
  • Squaw Creek group seeks help
  • Sisters girls help sheriff's canine unit
  • Brown Bag program distributes food
  • Local dentist works in Nicaragua
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 9. March 12, 2003

  • Brown sentenced for embezzlement
  • Locals break ground on new park
  • School candidates largely from Oregon
  • Biologists plant Chinook in Metolius
  • Local FS crew searches for shuttle debris
  • Trails plan to be unveiled
  • OutlawNet keeps up with technology
  • Sisters Act fills school auditorium
  • Families see loved ones deployed overseas
  • Fire district honors volunteers
  • Sisters scholar heads to capital
  • Willis sets out on California mission
  • Life as a model Santa
  • Pastor launches new church
  • Seniors wrestle with drug choices
  • Sisters bands perform in Portland
  • Regional horse publication launched
  • No 8. March 5, 2003

  • City starts moving its shops
  • Redmond students could ease budget woes
  • BBR adds defibrillators
  • Seven vie for superintendent job
  • Developers weigh in on code changes
  • Bus donations aid camp program
  • Community Choir offers spring concert
  • Eugene couple purchases PMR site
  • Board sets policy on charter schools
  • Abused horses find new homes
  • Local firm wins restroom contract
  • School adopts new 'sparrow'
  • Punk rockers display their talents
  • Equestrian center opens to public
  • Sisters filmaker recounts Europe trek
  • No 7. February 26, 2003

  • Wrecks litter Sisters roads
  • Jazz band takes top honors again
  • SOAR leaders are Citizens of the Year
  • Public weighs in on Metolius project
  • Sisters Library site getting closer
  • Mental health services starved for funds
  • Students caught up on immunizations
  • Protecting a big pine
  • CATS launches anti-drug campaign
  • Plans underway for drug-free party
  • Library announces council vacancies
  • Josh Rodriguez crowned Mr. SHS
  • Local man gets a shot
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    No 6. February 19, 2003

  • Weather speeds school construction
  • Trust raises funds for Metolius preservation
  • Oregon's governor and wife visit Sisters
  • Ski team clinches league title
  • City weighs changes to code
  • Sisters to vote on college board seat
  • Driver rampages across Tollgate Road
  • Ash Street to close on March 7
  • Searchers find hikers
  • Pine Needlers put on colorful quilt show
  • Sisters man donates sound equipment
  • Ranch residents learn about water quality
  • No 5. February 12, 2003

  • Hoodoo reopens -- and prays
  • City to take on code challenges
  • Frazee: 'Dirt is going to fly in Sisters'
  • Bus has some minor troubles
  • School spending compared statewide
  • Sisters woman reunited with son
  • New LDS Meetinghouse almost finished
  • Local students enter history competition
  • Horse event draws many entries
  • Church marks centennial in 'wild'
  • Act now to get travel immunizations
  • Mr. SHS contestants tour hospital
  • City hires part-time assistant planner
  • No 4. February 5, 2003

  • Rains cause minor flooding
  • Sisters man gets seven years for sex abuse
  • Sisters youth to ski in 2003 Deaflympics
  • Sheriff avoids cuts
  • Schools win highest ratings
  • Sisters COCC faces rocky future
  • Sisters High School has few dropouts
  • Schools to close February 18
  • Influenza arrives in region
  • Local social services being cut
  • Local llamas do well in big show
  • Local doctor fights virus through research
  • New rodeo poster on sale
  • Deggendorfer chosen for seat on fair board
  • Local learns ancient meditation technique
  • Outlaw skiers expand league lead
  • TODAY'S Front Page

    No 3. January 29, 2003

  • Multnomah project on hold
  • Judge imposes maximum on Taylor
  • Bull trout need help
  • Sisters men arrested after brawl
  • Sisters residents put pressure on city
  • Sisters trekkers test new trail
  • Sisters students offer 'Hansel and Gretel'
  • Advocate promotes wrestling program
  • Hoodoo shuts down after rain
  • Cisco Stables opens arena to public
  • Blue D'Arts pack house at athletic club
  • Forest Service proposes Eyerly salvage
  • Outlaw skiers shine on slopes
  • Willie's Oregon odyssey ends well
  • Sisters Little League registration underway
  • Board reprimands Bend physician
  • Soccer fan keeps up via Internet
  • No 2. January 22, 2003

  • Judge imposes maximum sentence on Taylor
  • 'Large wood' enhances Metolius redband habitat
  • Planners ponder development changes
  • Neighbors seek landscape buffer
  • Three board positions will be open this spring
  • Citizens weigh future of watershed
  • Residents respond to FS plans
  • City wants charter review volunteers
  • Youth Choir will present winter concert
  • Visiting songwriter performs in Sisters
  • Allstars Eatery open in Sisters
  • Man arrested for using found pass
  • Anthony named chair of Sisters CATS
  • No 1. January 15, 2003

  • Sisters hosts two legs of dog sled race
  • Taylor reaches plea deal in sex abuse case
  • FS brings citizens into forest planning
  • Sisters man arrested for trailer theft
  • Dave Elliott named new Sisters mayor
  • Tax vote will have an impact on schools
  • Americana band plays to full house
  • Finding school chief candidates is difficult
  • Soccer star to play on State Select team
  • Locals brave tough world horse test
  • Swiss exchange student welcomed in Sisters
  • Author taps interest in local historical society
  • Fathers and sons hit the hardwood
  • Sisters was dry in 2002
  • Sheriff to auction seized horses
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