October 9, 2001
Serving Western Deschutes County
Sisters, Oregon

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A rock fall, probably not related to volcanic activity spread across Prouty Glacier (center). But South Sister is still a live volcano.

Volcano interest erupts in Sisters
Last week, approximately 80 Sisters area residents packed into the Sisters FireHall to find out if they are living on a volcanic powder keg.

Board wrestles with school price tag
The new Sisters High School will be a one-story complex, but the school board is having trouble nailing down the price tag it will hang on the building.

Sisters men nabbed on poaching charges
Deschutes County Sheriff's deputies arrested Josh Orlando, 19, and Billy Bafford, 20, of Sisters on multiple poaching charges and one charge each of possession of a controlled substance on Thursday, October 4.

Road work begins near local RV park
Another link in a road system that will eventually connect subdivisions north of Sisters with Sisters High School is being constructed at Mountain Shadow RV Park.

Sisters man arrested for assault charge
A Sisters man was arrested last weekend after he allegedly assaulted an intoxicated man he was walking home from a bar.

Sisters family delivers love to New York
Patti Little and her eldest son, Richard, had been planning a trip to New York City for a long time before the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center made leisure travel there seem inappropriate -- or downright nerve-wracking.

Sisters man works in New York clean-up
The Sisters area sent one of its own to aid in rescue and recovery efforts in New York City in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks.

Outdoor retreat enriches students
The Sisters Middle School Eighth Grade Retreat has evolved into an educational experience that enriches the lives of both campers and counselors.

Blue D'Arts release new CD
Sisters' seminal band The Blue D'Arts has hit the streets with their new CD, "123 Yeah."

Locals conquer Portland Marathon
After a summer of training on the roads and trails in the Sisters-Camp Sherman area, 12 local runners and walkers competed in the 30th annual Portland Marathon on Sunday, September 30.

Local author leads writers' class
Sisters author Brenda Gates Smith was tapped to lead Barnes & Noble's second annual writing workshop at the Bend store last week.

Outlaws sweep big invitational
Both Outlaws cross country teams teams claimed top team honors at the Regis Invitational held Thursday, October 4, in Stayton.

Pancake breakfast benefits New Yorkers
The small community of Camp Sherman turned out in a big way on Sunday, October 7, to support relief efforts in New York City.