March 2, 2001
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Sisters, Oregon

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Sisters High School students accompanied Lee Ann Womack in her finale performance of "I Hope You Dance." Joe Manuel played guitar.

Speed enforcement a challenge in Sisters
Speeds are supposed to be low in Sisters --20 or 25 miles per hour inside the city. Drivers often don't pay attention to those limits.

Work on Sisters "Y" intersection delayed
Plans to fix the notorious "Y" intersection of Highways 20 and 242 are on hold, probably for several years.

Lee Ann Womack wows Sisters
In between the Grammy awards and a gig at the White House, award-winning country performer Lee Ann Womack brightened the Starry Nights Concert Series on Saturday evening, February 24.

Sewer projected to stay on budget
It is a "squeaker," Mayor Steve Wilson admits, but it looks like the Sisters sewer project can be completed on budget, with the promised monthly fee.

City, USFS work to resolve bill
The City of Sisters and the Sisters Ranger District are trying to resolve their disagreement over how the district should be charged for sewer services.

City approves two new subdivisions
City planners approved two new subdivisions in Sisters on Wednesday, February 21.

Nordquist awarded permanent school slot
Lora Nordquist loves her job as Sisters Middle School principal. And her staff and the school board clearly like the way she does that job.

Students create writing club
Sisters Middle School unleashed the talents of its most advanced group of young writers with the first meeting of the writers' club earlier this month.