July 17, 2001
Serving Western Deschutes County
Sisters, Oregon

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The Nugget Newspaper
Sisters, Oregon
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Eric Dolson, Publisher

Thousands of visitors enjoyed a Sisters adorned with quilts.

Sisters Quilt Show draws thousands
Wrapped in quilts and sporting its most pleasant summer weather, Sisters made quite an impression on the throngs of visitors to the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show on Saturday, July 14.

Sisters anxiously eyes wildland fires
A lightning-caused fire on the Warm Springs Reservation reminded Camp Sherman and Sisters area residents of the ever present dangers of wildland blazes this week.

Injured climber rescued on North Sister
An Air National Guard helicopter plucked an injured climber off the slopes of North Sister last week.

Sisters man indicted on theft charges
A Deschutes County Grand Jury indicted Shawn Curtis Holt of Sisters on a charge of first degree theft last week, in connection with the theft of thousands of dollars worth of stereo and electronic equipment and tools from Radio Shack in Sisters.

Kiwanis Tournament raises thousands
The Sisters Kiwanis Club's 2001 golf tournament held June 23 raised over $20,000, according to event organizers.

Fire chief urges new fire safety ordinance
Sisters Fire Chief Don Rowe wants the Sisters City Council to adopt a new fire safety ordinance.

Camp Sherman hosts Pine Needlers
All the magical elements were in place for the Pine Needlers quilt show in Camp Sherman on Friday, July 13.

City rescinds library sale offer
The City of Sisters has rescinded its offer to sell the Sisters Library facility to the Deschutes Public Library System (DPLS).

Live music in Sisters
Sisters Folk Festival favorite Misty River will play at Paulina Springs Book Company on Saturday night, July 21, 8 p.m. A handful of tickets are still available; call 549-0866.

Sisters store rounds up Western music
Fans of Western music can enjoy live performances this weekend at Tumbleweed Country Store, located at 200 W. Cascade Ave. in Sisters.

Tickets available for Folk Festival
Discounted all-events tickets are available now for the Sisters Folk Festival, scheduled for September 7-9. The festival carries on the traditions of American roots music, from blues to bluegrass.

Wagon train rolling
The Sisters Centennial Wagon Train pulled out of Prineville right on time last Saturday morning on the first leg of its journey through time.