Tim Edwards, left, Deputy Tim Hernandez, Sheriff Les Stiles, Corporal
Wayne Morgan and Sgt. Mike Johnston were on hand for the Oregon
State Sheriff's Association dinner in Portland, where Hernandez
and Morgan were honored for outstanding conduct in their duties.
deputies receive awards
Corporal Wayne Morgan
of the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office received a Lifesaving Award from
the Oregon State Sheriff's Association on December 5. He was honored for
an incident in May in which he saved a Sisters man from suicide.
board votes to return interest money
The Sisters School Board will return the bulk of the $1.9 million
earned from the $20.5 million high school bond approved by Sisters area
voters last year.
rallies to help those in need
The Sisters community has woven an intricate -- and highly
effective -- safety net for local families in need.
candidates vie for city's top job
Sisters City Councilors are reviewing 40 applications for the
position of city administrator.
High School wins state recognition
Sisters High School was "accredited with merit" by the Northwest
Association of Schools and Colleges this month.
Library celebrates holiday
A packed holiday audience at St. Edward the Martyr Catholic
Church heard Peg Bermel, Library Manager, tell the group that the library
was busier than ever during 2001.
choir presents Christmas concerts
The Sisters Community Choir will offer Christmas concerts to
the public on Saturday, December 22, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, December 23
at 2 p.m.
show a giving spirit
It wasn't even December yet, the traditional month of gift-giving.
But on November 29, the spirit of good will and generosity prevailed in
a musical gathering in Sisters.
schools brace for likely budget cuts
The projected $720 million state budget shortfall will send
shock waves throughout Oregon and Sisters schools won't escape.
CEC serviceman to retire
There will be a changing of the guard in Sisters at the end
of 2001 when Central Electric's Les Haglund retires after 24 years at
show is getting its "act" together
The ever-popular Sisters Act is now taking applications for
performances for the 2002 show. The theme of next year's talent show is
Sisters Act Celebrates America.
district faces county hearing
The Deschutes County Board of Commissioners will hold a public
hearing on Monday, December 17, at 9 a.m. in the Deschutes County Board
of Commissioners Hearing Room at 1130 N.W. Harriman Street in Bend to
consider the Sisters School District's request to bring the future high
school site into the Sisters Urban Growth Boundary.