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Planning commission rules on TUP
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Celia Hung and Richard Esterman won planning commission approval for their temporary-use permit (TUP) for a lot on the corner of Cascade Avenue and Oak Street.
Habitat for Humanity honors volunteers
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Volunteers are the "heart-and-hammer" of Sisters Habitat for Humanity. To show how much they are appreciated, the Habitat board and staff honor their contributions with an annual volunteer appreciation barbecue. Late afternoon thundershowers last week forced this year's event from Village Green Park indoors to the fire station community hall.
Sisters affected by peanut butter recall
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
There has been a voluntary recall of certain kinds of almond butter and peanut butter that may be contaminated with salmonella.

Shoot-em-up Wild West Show rides into Sisters
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The Old West and a good old-fashioned gun fight went hand-in-hand for the second-annual Wild West Show at Sisters' Creekside Park last Saturday and Sunday.
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.
Business expands Sisters operations
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
In the middle of the worst recession since the Great Depression, Brad King doubled down on Sisters. Construction was hit hard by the economy's freefall in 2008-09, but King's company, Lakeview Millworks, held on through the dark times, opening and then expanding a showroom for its custom doors and windows in downtown Sisters (upstairs in the Town Square, across from Bronco Billy's).
Taxidermist sets up shop in Sisters
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Many hunters and fishermen preserve and celebrate the memory of a special trip by mounting a trophy fish, a spectacular pheasant or a mule deer head. But for some of those outdoorsmen and women, good taxidermy is out of reach due to cost and access.
Judy Trego will lead Sisters Chamber
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
The Sisters Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the appointment of Judy Trego to serve as executive director, effective Monday, August 11.
Arts & Entertainment
Sisters Folk Festival stages event for students
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Passing the torch of American roots music to the next generation is an important part of the mission of Sisters Folk Festival (SFF). That effort will fill Sisters High School with music on Friday, September 5, as the 19th annual festival gets underway.
Camp Sherman event to honor John Judy
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The annual Labor Day barbecue at the Camp Sherman Store on the Saturday of Labor Day Weekend is always a big deal. For many folks, it is the last hurrah of summer, with good food, good music and good company in a beautiful setting.
Art show celebrates canines
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
For the sixth annual Dog Show, "A Fetching Display of Canine Imagery," over 15 artists honored man's best friend with their artistic depiction of canines on Friday evening at Sisters Art Works.
Glaciers, volcanoes - and a movie
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
When 2011 Sisters High School graduate Amy Yoder was heading to Iceland for a study abroad in geo-hydrology, she never imagined she'd end up being an extra in a movie. But in between treks around the country studying geological formations and measuring steam emissions she found herself in that role.
Mother Earth Sculpture Community Event
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Master Chainsaw Artist J.Chester "Skip" Armstrong created a sculpture from an uprooting Ponderosa Pi...

School start calls for safety awareness
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
School is back in session on Tuesday, September 2, for lower grades and on Wednesday for high-schoolers. That means it's time for drivers to be especially alert.
Program builds can-do learning spirit
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
What a child believes about his or her ability to learn can have a tremendous impact on success in school and in life. Research shows that children who believe that they can "get" something if they work at it and keep trying tend to have more success than kids who think their talents and abilities are "fixed" - that perhaps they just aren't "smart at math," for instance.
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.
Sisters grad lands a dream job
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Thomas Arends didn't watch cartoons when he was a little kid; he watched ESPN's Sports Center. He helped his grandpa, Toby Poole, make his football picks. The kid - the son of Phil and Susan Arends - was always "a football guy."
Women take bronze in pickleball tournament
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Peg Bermel and Keddith Wickware, members of the Sage Meadow Pickleball Club, won the bronze medal at the Big Country RV Pickleball Tournament in Bend on Sunday, August 17.

Outlaws football coach loves to mentor kids
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
As the Outlaws gear up for the fall football season, they are looking to a new leader. Selected after an extensive search, Gary Thorson brings with him years of experience, both as a player and a coach.

Football gears up for season
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
New Head Coach Gary Thorson has been hard at work with almost 40 players who came out for football this year. Several athletes are expected to be impact varsity players this season.

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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