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VOL. XVII NO. 7 February 14, 1996


Real Soup

Weekly Weather


Jack Canyon logging draws fire

By Eric Dolson
The Sisters Ranger District has invited public comment on proposals to manage the Jack Creek and Canyon Creek drainage of the Metolius River.
At least one environmentalist believes the plan invites ecological disaster.

A 30-day comment period began February 12 and will run through Friday, March 12.

Nasons await sentence

By Jim Hollon
Dennis and Diane Nason, convicted in Deschutes County Circuit Court last November of forgery and racketeering, were in court again Monday for the first

Business washed out by floods

By Jim Cornelius
The flood waters that washed away a section of Highway 20 Wednesday, February 7, left

Bomb threat empties schools

By Jim Cornelius
Sisters schools were evacuated just before noon Friday, February 9, after someone phoned a bomb threat to Deschutes County 911.
According to Sisters Middle/High School Principal Dennis Dempsey, Sisters police informed him of the threat at about 11:50 a.m. Dempsey in turn informed

Highway 20 severed by deluge

By Eric Dolson
Drenching rains and accelerated snow melt became a torrent that severed Highway 20 about 10 miles west of Sisters

Recollections of Sisters

By John Hayes
Black Butte, the tree covered cinder cone west of town looms over 6,000 feet above sea level. The butte's trail has been popular with both area residents

School board fumbles bond proposal

With a surprising lack of resolution, the Sisters School Board has decided to send another weakly defined bond measure to the voters.
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