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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Current News
Man dead after standoff on highway
Sunday, August 17, 2014
A man is dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot after a standoff on Highway 20 east of Sisters on Saturday night.
Veterans "Walk Off The War' on the trail
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Every summer, hikers on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) use Sisters as a place to resupply, rest and connect with the non-trail world. You might notice them; they're the ones with the dusty boots and backpacks, heading for the library, the post office or the laundromat. They slip in and out of town, eager to get back on the trail and, if they're thru-hiking, to complete those last 650 miles to the Canadian border.
Sisters honors departed servicemen
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Members of Sisters Country servicemen were present at the Sisters Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion Veterans Memorial Stone in Village Green Park last Saturday at noon to take part in placing their departed veterans' names on the stone.
Church answers "ice bucket challenge'
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
On Sunday, August 17, 15 members and friends of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness about ALS (amylotrophic lateral sclerosis), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
Business
City works on temporary business regulation
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
On several levels, the City of Sisters is trying to get a handle on the right approach to regulate temporary business activities in the downtown commercial district.
Sisters horse rescue gets nonprofit status
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Mustangs to the Rescue, (MTTR) located on Cloverdale Road, has received a letter of determination awarding the organization 501(c)(3) nonprofit status.
Providers receive state recognition
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Childcare providers in Sisters Country take their job of providing quality, enriching experiences for children seriously. Two of them - Sisters Christian Academy Preschool & Childcare and Tend'ur Blessings Childcare & Preschool - decided to embark on a rigorous quality enhancement program offered through the State of Oregon.
Latigo saddles up in Sisters
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Before ever stepping inside Latigo, the attention to quality detail is evident in the artistically hand-crafted sign from Ponderosa Forge, and the invitingly comfortable furnishings on the covered deck that wraps around the building.
Arts & Entertainment
Sisters goes Hawaiian with luau
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Storm clouds congregated over Sisters, offering a tropical island flavor for the very first Hawaiian Luau at Village Green Park on Thursday, presented by The Rotary Club of Sisters and Sisters Park & Recreation District (SPRD).
Sisters celebrates a day for the dogs
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
It was one big pet party as dogs and their people lined up for the 5K walk/run at 9 a.m. on Saturday during the second annual Sisters Doggie Dash & Stroll at Sisters Park & Recreation District (SPRD), organized by Friends of the Sisters Library (FOSL).
Sisters artist featured at High Desert Museum
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Kathy Deggendorfer has been painting Oregon farm-scapes for the past eight years, honoring the specialty farmers and ranchers who provide fresh, locally grown foods from beef to berries to local tables.
McGregor to exhibit art at gallery
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Have you seen "Buck" lately?
Mother Earth Sculpture Community Event
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Master Chainsaw Artist J.Chester "Skip" Armstrong created a sculpture from an uprooting Ponderosa Pi...


Education
Schools
Hoodoo donates $50,000 to Sisters schools
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The owners and managers of Hoodoo Mountain Resort have provided a major shot in the arm to Sisters schools.
School board getting set for new year
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
On Wednesday night the Sisters School Board began the 2014-2015 school year by reelecting Don Hedrick as board chair. Andrew Gorayeb was elected as vice chair.
Volunteers measure health of Whychus Creek
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Last Saturday, 16 dedicated volunteers met at Creekside Park in Sisters to learn more about the health and welfare of Whychus Creek, which flows through Sisters Country.
Fundraiser benefits Circle of Friends
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The second annual Key to The Circle Fundraiser was hosted by Duncan Campbell and his wife Cindy in their Tuscan-style home in Sisters last week.
Sports
Outlaws volleyball learns leadership
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
The Outlaws volleyball program and the Sisters High School athletic department held their first sports-specific leadership class this summer. The program was put in place to help build the level of leadership for the student athletes on the court, in the classroom, and in the community.
Sisters girl shines at national track meet
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Lexie Miller can run like the wind.
Girls rugby wins state bowl tourney
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The Sisters girls rugby team brought home a win at the statewide Summer Rugby 7s Tournament.
Outlaws football camp is a 'rebirth'
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
In the words of one observer, the Outlaws Football Camp held last week represents "the rebirth of football" in Sisters.
Health
Healthier options for grilling
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Now that we're in the throes of summer, you've probably already had a bunch of backyard barbecues and probably served the typical American fare of greasy burgers smothered in cheese, chicken dripping in sickly sweet barbecue sauce, or even the quintessential processed meat log known as the hotdog.
Dealing with diabetes in Sisters
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Diabetes is an American scourge. 25 million Americans have diabetes and the proportion is growing swiftly.

"The projection is that half of Americans will be diabetic or pre-diabetic by 2020," says Lisa Duncan, of Diabetes Wellness Solutions in Sisters.
Take good care of your eyes
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
You wouldn't be reading this if your eyes weren't healthy enough to see the print.
Clean eating revs up your health and fitness
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
The better you eat, the better you'll feel. What you eat plays a big role in making you stronger, healthier and more energetic.
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