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Marines land in Camp Sherman
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
A platoon of U.S. Marines - members of the 23rd Combat Logistics Battalion, Engineering Services Company, a reserve unit based in Springfield - landed at Camp Sherman on July 13 to assist the Forest Service with the decommissioning and demolition of the historical Allingham Guard Station.
Sisters roundabout preparations continue
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Preparations continue for construction of the Highway 20/Barclay roundabout, a joint project of the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) and the City of Sisters, reported Gary Farnsworth, ODOT area manager for Region 4, at last week's Sisters City Council meeting.
City snapshot
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
• The update of the basketball/tennis courts located in the southwest corner of the Sisters Elementary School playground is complete and they are open for use by the public. A final addition of lights on a timer for night play on the courts will be installed by the Sisters School District. The renovation of the courts has been a joint project by the City of Sisters and the school district.
New Cloverdale fire engines arrive
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Christmas in July has come for the firefighters of the Cloverdale Fire District.
Business
New owner takes reins at RE/MAX
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Leslie Beard never hesitates to take on a new challenge.

She attributes her willingness to venture into new territory to her upbringing. Her father was in the pulp business, and the family moved around a lot. In order to thrive, Leslie had to adapt.
Sisters Movie House has new owner
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
It was cold day in 2005 and snow covered the ground when Lisa Clausen and her eight-week-old puppy, Ruby, drove a golden shovel down, breaking ground on the Sisters Movie House. Fast forward over 11 years and Lisa, along with now-12-year-old Ruby, are moving on.
Entrepreneur opens storage facility
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Jon Rumgay saw a need in Sisters, and he set about filling it.
Hayden Homes withdraws application
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Last week, Hayden Homes notified Patrick Davenport, community development director, that they were withdrawing their current application to remove the eastern 18 acres from the original master plan for the 43-acre Village at Cold Springs subdivision off McKinney Butte Road.
Arts & Entertainment
Classic car show struts its stuff in Sisters
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
From classic to eccentric, creative works of automotive art glistening of chrome and steel lined both sides of Main Avenue on Saturday for the eighth annual Glory Daze Car Show hosted by Sisters Park & Recreation District (SPRD).
Sisters Folk Festival lineup complete
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Sisters Folk Festival has completed its final round of bookings and has announced another all-event pass sell-out for the annual festival, September 9-11. Sunday-only tickets are still available, with more than 30 artists performing that day.
Fourth Friday Art Stroll
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
It's time to break out the wine, the lemonade, the snacks, and the animated conversation for the Fourth Friday Art Stroll through Sisters' truly unique galleries. The stroll is from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 22, and most galleries will be open.
Seed to Table offers art workshops
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
The Seed to Table Farm announces their Art in the Garden workshop series throughout the month of August.
Pets Lost/Found Pets Free
Pets Free | Pets Lost/Found
Monday, July 11, 2016
NO FREE PETS to report at this time.
LOST CATS
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
LOST CAT: "SAM" is a long-haired orange tabby, lost in the Remuda Road area of the Edgington Road neighborhood. He was not wearing a collar but his family misses him so much! He is very friendly, talkative and loves to drink fresh water out of the sink. Please call if you have seen him, 541-350-5151.

LOST CAT: "GINA" is all black, wearing pink collar and ID (if collar comes off she also has a chip) lost at Bend/Sisters Garden RV Park on July 2. Clipped right ear and missing fur on tail tip. She's wary of strangers; approach carefully if found. Stephen, 503-816-0819 or sec@pacifier.com. REWARD!!

LOST CAT: An older black-and-white male cat, neutered, not wearing a collar, was lost Thursday, June 23, in the Ponderosa Cascade area between Sisters and Bend. REWARD! If found or seen, please call or text 541-414-7699.
Whychus Creek Running High
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Whychus Creek ran high, wide and powerful Sunday, December 21, 2014, but Sisters, Oregon, residents ...


Education
Schools
SHS grad creates poster for civility project
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
The Sisters Country Civility Project introduced its brand-new poster of the nine tenets of civility last week at their quarterly public training at the fire hall.
Sisters Middle School Honor Roll
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
(Editor's note: Due to a formatting glitch, a previous version of the Sisters Middle School Honor Roll dropped a significant number of names. Here is the honor roll in full).
Teaching along the Storyline
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Sisters School District teachers are the students this summer in a continuing education curriculum workshop.

The Storyline workshop hosted by the Studio to School program through Sisters Folk Festival worked with several teachers from Sisters Elementary School and Sisters Middle School to train them on the unique Storyline integrated curriculum.
Sisters author unearths family history
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Family genealogy research and a missing divorce record opened the door to an entirely new, and unplanned, venture for Sisters resident Linda Davis.
Sports & Recreation
Sisters riders take on grueling BC event
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Sisters riders Joel and Shawna Palanuk are no strangers to grueling cycling events.
Golf Fitness for a summer of great rounds
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Golf is a popular activity in Sisters Country - but it brings with it some aches and pains.
Square Lake: easily reached from PCT Trailhead at Santiam Pass
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
There are many people in the area now who were not here when the B & B Fire burned nearly 100,000 acres in 2003. The scars at Santiam Pass are still quite evident, and the forest's full recovery is still generations away. To fully appreciate that recovery, it is necessary to examine it up close.
Running commentary
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Veteran athletes and young guns will represent the U.S. at the Olympics in track and field.
Health
The importance of grooming your pet
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
You've been busier than normal and haven't had time to groom or brush your long-haired Shetland sheepdog in quite a while.
Adopting an adult dog
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
You've had a puppy before and although he was cute and cuddly, it took a lot of your time and energy in the first few months when you brought that tiny ball of fur home. Memories of training him days on end to use the bathroom outside and not to bark at every passing car or person who came to your door go through your head.
What does it take to change?
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Cancer is a powerful motivator for change. Sometimes it takes the realization that death is closer than we think to finally wake up and live. There are parts of my life that I chose to ignore. When I look back, I see myself walking around like a zombie, eyes dull and my body moving without much direction. Sometimes I would wake up and realize I wasn't living my life to its fullest. I'd make a meager attempt at change but soon lapsed back into sleepwalking through my days.
The core of fitness
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
With favorable weather, long days, and abundant forest trails, many recreational athletes in the Sisters community flock to the outdoors.
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