The nugget. (Sisters, Or.) 1994-current, December 30, 2020, Page 4, Image 4

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Wednesday, December 30, 2020 The Nugget Newspaper, Sisters, Oregon
Sisters woman
at sentencing
Judge Wells Ashby told a
packed and solemn courtroom
on Tuesday, January 14, that no
sentence can <properly honor
Jenny Cashwell or square the
ledger on her death.=
Alan Peter Porciello, 37,
shot and killed Cashwell after
a date on January 12, 2019,
in his apartment in Bend.
Porciello pleaded guilty to
second-degree manslaughter
in the killing, which occurred
when, as he told police, he was
<being facetious, acting like
I was going to shoot her, and
accidentally did.=
On January 14, the judge
sentenced Porciello to nine
years in prison with 12 months
of post-prison supervision. Any
firearms and ammunition that
he possessed are to be forfeited
and he is to have no weapons
of any kind after release.
viewing, seasonal closures or
historical notes... I wonder if
the residents of Junipine would
like to have some kiosks&=
He consulted with Gretchen
Matos who, in partnership with
her husband, Gary, are part of
the Common Area Committee
of Junipine Acres, and they
lit upon an idea to create an
informational kiosk, and away
they went. Heuberger built
and installed three kiosks on
Junipine Acres9 common areas
for his Eagle Scout project.
Man arrested on
child pornography
Sisters has a new
Eagle Scout
Austen Heuberger, a Sisters
High School junior member
of Boy Scout Troop 188 was
hiking around on the common
area of Junipine Acres where
he lives when he thought, <Gee
whiz, there9s no information
about the boundaries of the
property, places for wildlife
event-related street closures
will be cut back and streets will
not be closed for events during
the summer 4 with exceptions
for the Rodeo Parade and the
Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show.
Those are key results of new
City Ordinance 500, having
to do with public events, and
Ordinance 501 regarding tran-
sient merchants, passed on a
four-one vote at the January 22
Sisters City Council meeting.
According to City Manager
Cory Misley, staff and Council
have undertaken the task of
rebuilding the framework of
the City9s codes to tighten up
the language for better clar-
ity, remove outdated and irrel-
evant regulations, and make
improvements so that the City
codes more realistically reflect
what the future of Sisters will
Austen Heuberger.
City makes changes
to event rules
Creekside City Park will
be closed to large events, and
The robust Cub Scout
Pack 139 staged a lively
Pinewood Derby in the
Sisters Community
Church fireside room.
A 44-year-old Sisters man
faces 22 child pornography-
related charges after being
arrested on Tuesday, January
21, in the wake of a six3month
investigation by the Deschutes
County Sheriff9s Office.
The sheriff9s office reported
Wednesday, January 22, that
the detectives division had
acted on a tip from Internet
Crimes Against Children
(ICAC) regarding Michael
Wills possibly possessing and
distributing child pornography.
During the investigation
detectives reportedly con-
firmed that Wills was the per-
son involved.
New Habitat home
The sun came out as Sisters
Habitat for Humanity dedi-
cated a home with the Likens
family on Tuesday, January 21,
in the Village Meadows sub-
division. Seth, Kastle, Araya
and Malita are the 69th fam-
ily to benefit from the Sisters
Habitat Homeownership
Board President Chuck
Harper welcomed the crowd
of about 100 people as every-
one celebrated and honored
the donors, volunteers, and the
family. The home was built
by Youth Build students and
Habitat volunteers.
Cub Scouts revel in
Pinewood Derby
The racing action was
hot Friday night at Sisters
Community Church, as Cub
Scout Den 139, and friends
and family, gathered in the
fireside room for their annual
Pinewood Derby and potluck.
A few weeks prior, each
scout had been tasked with
designing and building their
own derby car 4 with a few
requirements. Each derby car
had to weigh less than five
ounces and be built mainly by
the scout it belonged to.
New planner
in place at City Hall
Nicole Mardell, the City9s
new principal planner, who
joined the staff in December,
became familiar with Sisters
as a facilitator for the Sisters
Country Horizons Vision
Project while she was a mem-
ber of the Deschutes County
Project Management Team.
<Through that process I
found a deep appreciation for
the community here, the his-
tory that led to the Sisters we
see today, and the shared goals
for the future,= Mardell said.
Project to require
cutting trees
Some 500 trees will need to
come down to clear an existing
power-line corridor in Camp
A proposed project in
the recreational area west of
Sisters will establish a 20-foot-
wide corridor and upgrade
131 poles along 13 miles of
Central Electric Cooperative
power line right-of-way across
National Forest land.
The project will, in part,
mitigate against the danger of
the kind of fire that occurred
in November 2018 in Paradise,
California, when high winds
caused PG&E power lines to
Reese Moore drives for Outlaws fifth-grade boys during Sisters
Shootout. The annual event offers fun and competition for youth
basketball players from across the region.
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