July 24, 2001
Serving Western Deschutes County
Sisters, Oregon

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Sisters, Oregon
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Wagons, ho! (photo by Sue Anderson)

Wagon train clanks into town
The Sisters Centennial Wagon Train rolled into town on Saturday morning, July 21, on the final leg of its seven -day trip.

Power rates expected to go up this fall
As drought reduces hydroelectric power in the Pacific Northwest, local utilities are predicting a price increase of 25 percent or more starting in October.

Sisters officials study school design options
With $20.5 million to spend, Sisters school board members, staff and architects have gone shopping for high school designs.

Parkway overpass opened
The Bend Parkway overpass to Sisters opened on Friday, July 20.

Camp Polk Road a slaughterhouse for deer
It happens when the motorist least expects it, and that's the problem. Too few drivers anticipate the suicidal antics of Central Oregon's deer.

Library hopes to keep land purchase alive
Deschutes Public Library officials hope to salvage the chance to purchase the land the Sisters Library sits on from the City of Sisters.

Helicopter drops water
on Fryrear fire.

High desert fire burns east of Sisters
A fire of undetermined origins burned on Bureau of Land management land off Fryrear Road east of Sisters on Tuesday, July 24.

PRCA partnership pays off for Sisters Rodeo
If Sisters seemed to have more than the usual number of cowboys and cowgirls on hand this past June -- it did.

Garden Club beautifies Sisters
Since 1988, the Sisters Garden Club has been making Sisters a more beautiful place to live.

Ranch breaks clubhouse ground
An exuberant crowd of about 50 Black Butte Ranch (BBR) homeowners and friends witnessed groundbreaking ceremonies last Friday evening, July 20, at Big Meadow Golf course.

Camp Caldera hosts Sisters students
About 40 grade school students from Sisters journeyed to Blue Lake for a drama day camp hosted by Camp Caldera's REACT program.

Church building a prayer garden
The landscape is changing at St. Edward the Martyr, the Roman Catholic church in Sisters.