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Current News
Training for an active-shooter incident
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Multiple agencies throughout Deschutes County participated in an active-shooter training event on Saturday, May 19. Agencies including local law enforcement and fire departments participated in a joint effort at Sisters High School to prepare to work together in the event of a public emergency.
Sheriff's office investigates break-ins
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
News of several break-ins in the Sisters area has heightened community awareness that Sisters is no longer the sleepy little town where doors can be left unlocked.
Motorist and dog escape car fire
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
A driver from Nebraska escaped injury after her car burst into flames as she was driving on Highway 20 near the Tollgate entrance on Thursday, May 17.
Adair wins county primary election
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Challenger Patti Adair of Sisters defeated incumbent Tammy Baney in the primary election for Position 3 on the Deschutes County Board of Commissioners.
Business
Tighter rental regs on table
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Despite protest from the real estate community, the Sisters Planning Commission is recommending tighter regulation of short-term rentals in Sisters.
Business roundup...
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Three Creeks Brewing Co. added two 120-barrel unitanks at their brewing facility in Sisters Industrial Park. The tanks can be used for both fermentation and conditioning. This adds over 3,000 barrels of production annually. The tanks are manufactured in Oregon by Pioneer Tank and Vessel in Portland.
The people behind The Nugget...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
The classic school assignment - "what I did this summer" - sent Jodi Schneider McNamee down the trail to becoming a writer. The satisfaction of telling a story well and getting a positive response feeds the creative soul.
Sisters celebrates Grooney retirement
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
He showed up in his pajamas and bathrobe, with mismatched socks and a scarf.
Arts & Entertainment
Volunteers make rodeo ticket office go
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Selling tickets for Sisters Rodeo is a fun, challenging and rewarding full-time job for an all-volunteer crew. Ticket sales begin in December and reach a crescendo in these final weeks before the rodeo.
Spring pops concert caps stellar year
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Student musicians will perform their last concerts after a busy and award-winning school year at Sisters' middle and high schools.
Students' musicianship recognized
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Three Sisters High School students were recognized for their musicianship at the state level recently. These members of the wind ensemble competed in the Central Oregon Solo and Ensemble Festival and received state qualifying scores for their instruments, meaning they were eligible to advance to the state competition.
It's 'singtime' in Sisters
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Springtime in Sisters? Well, yes; but, according to the Sisters High Desert Chorale, it's also "Singtime in Sisters!" That's what the chorale hit upon for the title of their annual free, spring concerts for the community, which will be conducted next week on May 18 and 20.
Pets Lost/Found Pets Free
Pets Free | Pets Lost/Found
Monday, April 16, 2018
LOST DOG: MAX is a friendly older golden retriever, around 50 lbs., no collar, last seen in Paradise Alley on Sunday, April 15. Call Dan at 425-737-8174.
Civil War Reenactment in Camp Sherman 5-19-2018
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Education
Schools
Gallery pops up at Sisters Elementary School
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
The month of May saw a burst of art activities in Sisters. Popular events like an annual parade, a music show at The Belfry, and big fundraiser at Ponderosa Forge brought townspeople out in force for My Own Two Hands (MOTH). Meanwhile, a less publicized art show popped up: a temporary gallery inside the Commons Room of Sisters Elementary School.
Voters support schools, SPRD
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Sisters voters affirmed their support of local educational and recreation programs on May 15, approving local option tax levies for both Sisters School District and for Sisters Park & Recreation District (SPRD).
Historic house open for tours
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
National Historic Preservation Month wraps up next week, and the final event scheduled in Sisters is happening during Fourth Friday Art Stroll this Friday, May 25, 4 to 7 p.m., at the historic Hardy Allen house at 401 E. Main Ave.
Civil War breaks out in Camp Sherman
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
A little after 11 a.m. on Saturday, cannons thundered across the meadow at House on Metolius in Camp Sherman, signaling the beginning of a fictional battle.
Sports & Recreation
Pollard shines at State track meet
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Stepping to the starting line for the 1,500 meters on Saturday afternoon at Hayward Field in Eugene, Jordan Pollard knew he owned the fastest time of the season among 4A runners at 4:01, but that there was another runner on the track who would do everything possible to beat Pollard. That runner, John Kavulich of Scappoose, won the 4A cross-country title over Pollard in November by blasting from the start, daring everyone to chase him. Pollard could not make up the gap and finished second.
Outlaws track girls win district, finish eighth at state
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
On the heels of winning its fourth consecutive Sky-Em District championship, the Outlaws girls track and field team placed eighth at the state meet May 18 and 19 at Hayward Field in Eugene.
Tennis players lose in state quarterfinals
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Jed Kizziar represented the Outlaws at the boys 1A/2A/3A/4A state championships held in Corvallis at Oregon State University on Friday and Saturday, May 18 and 19. So did the doubles-duo Hawley Harrer and Rylee Weber, who competed for the Outlaws in the girls' championships.
Cyclists set to stampede into season
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
It's setting up to be just about perfect for the annual Sisters Stampede Mountain Bike Race, which has become Sisters' unofficial kickoff to the summer recreation season.
Health
A boat called life
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
No one knows what it is like to walk in another person's shoes. Nor will we ever know the inside workings of an individual or a family.
Fun and funds raised for Amber
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Ever been to a medical fundraiser with somber speeches and a lot of sad faces? Amber Alvarez Lara's recent fundraiser at Sisters Elementary School was exactly the opposite. Lively Mexican music filled the air while kids in bright costumes took to the stage. Dozens of families chatted and mingled, eating delicious food and waiting to see who might win the raffle.
Look for non-toxic skincare options to support overall health
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Remember the Tin Man in "The Wizard of Oz?" Buddy Ebsen was cast in the role, but he had to be replaced after the aluminum makeup used with his costume made him gravely ill.
Live until I die
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
"The afternoon of life is just as full of meaning as the morning; only, its meaning and purpose are different."

~ Carl Jung ~

No news here. People are living longer and the number of older people continues to grow. People are saying that 70 is the new 60 as retirees remain active and engaged.














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