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Friday, December 15, 2017
Current News
Firefighters knock down two blazes in Sisters
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Alert residents and neighbors and quick response from firefighters kept two structure fires from being much worse over the weekend in Sisters.
HOA removes airport runway runout
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
An excavation crew broke up and hauled away asphalt paving on approximately 300 feet of runway "runout" at Sisters Airport last week.
Hunters and wildlife remain robust
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Despite increased fees, interest in hunting remains strong in Oregon.

As the 2017 hunting season draws to a close, The Nugget spoke with Corey Heath, a wildlife biologist with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife's Bend office, on a range of wildlife and hunting-related issues.
Shoring up a piece of Sisters history
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Only a skeleton remains of the interior of the Hindman Barn, which was built on Camp Polk meadow in 1871.
Ground broken for assisted living facility
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The Lodge In Sisters, with an anticipated opening of Fall 2018, will bring 62 resident assisted units to Sisters. Groundbreaking on the project occurred last week.
Council reviews rental recommendations
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Several Sisters City Councilors are calling for tighter regulation on vacation rentals.
City adopts new water/sewer rates
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Some utility users in the city of Sisters will see bigger bills for water and sewer usage. However, low usage could result in reduced bills for others.
Furry Friends Foundation to relocate
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
For more than a decade, the Furry Friends Foundation (FFF) has operated out of the offices of The Nugget Newspaper.
Arts & Entertainment
Dancers set to perform in holiday showcase
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
It is performance season for the Sisters Dance Academy. The dancers will culminate a busy season with two performances over the weekend.
Sisters Library is full of art
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Sisters Library is full of beautiful art for the month of December.

In addition to Caroline Stratton-Crow's watercolors and acrylics in the community room ("Art in the natural world," The Nugget, December 6, page 5), the computer room and entryway display cases are showcasing three artists who work in very diverse media.
Sisters merchant goes Havana daydreamin'
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
If given the opportunity to make a return visit to Havana, Mackenzie Creek Mercantile owner Sue Leek would do it "in a heartbeat - to see more. Two days wasn't enough."
'Cozy mystery' novel set in Sisters
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Always up for a puzzle to solve, local author Lanagan Vitaceae is particularly engrossed in writing "cozy mysteries." And inspired by the real town of Sisters, one of her series, "Murder at the Tumbleweed Tea B&B," is a murder mystery that entertains.
Pets Lost/Found Pets Free
Pets Free | Pets Lost/Found
Monday, November 6, 2017
FOUND CAT: A large cat has been hanging around, fluffy white with a gray tail and tan markings on the face. Call 541-410-2890.

FOUND CAT: A young cat, orange and white, about 8 to 10 pounds, was found near Hwy. 126. Call 541-549-1674.

LOST CAT: JACKSON went missing from Tamarack Street on October 4. He's neutered, 15 pounds, and has 6 toes on his front paws. He is orange and white, no collar or ID. Please call 541-549-8691 if found.
Whychus Creek Running High
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Whychus Creek ran high, wide and powerful Sunday, December 21, 2014, but Sisters, Oregon, residents ...

School district bus barn plan on hold
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The Sisters School District has decided to "pump the brakes" on construction of the proposed transportation facility slated for the high school parking lot. Contractors who were involved in making bids on the project have been notified that it is not moving forward at this time.
Stars over Sisters
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
There is a group of extremely motivated high school students here in Sisters who work hard to learn skills that may eventually help lead to new discoveries in space.
Scholarship program helps dreams come true
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
For the past 10 years, Sisters Graduate Resource Organization (Sisters GRO) has been helping Sisters graduates realize their post-high-school plans and dreams.
Author earns accolades for magnum opus
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
When Larry Len Peterson sent his 600-page historical study "American Trinity: Jefferson, Custer, And The Spirit Of The West" out into the world, he had no idea what the response would be. It's a challenging book, employing history, science, philosophy and theology in an in-depth exploration of the fraught history of race relations between European-Americans and native peoples.

As it turns out, Peterson's magnum opus has struck a powerful chord.
Sports & Recreation
Girls basketball faced top teams
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The Lady Outlaws faced two formidable foes this past week, and the high level of play was more than the young Sisters squad could handle. Sisters fell 54-14 at home to North Marion (No. 5) on Tuesday, December 5, and three days later were defeated 55-23 by Yamhill-Carlton (YC).
Wrestlers compete at invitational
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The Outlaws competed in the Perry Burlison Invitational, held at Cascade High School on Saturday, December 2. Sisters had only 11 varsity matmen at the tournament, and finished 17th out of the 24 teams in attendance.
Outlaws beat The Dalles on the hardwood
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The Outlaws' team effort resulted in a 57-43 victory over The Dalles at home in Sisters on Friday, December 8. It was a fairly even contest the first half of the game, but Sisters outscored The Dalles in both the third and fourth quarters to seal the win.
Wessel is Athlete of the Month
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Standout Outlaws football player Brady Wessel has earned Athlete of the Month recognition for the month of October from the coaches at Sisters High School.

Wessel earned all-league honors and was also named Defensive Player of the Year statewide, an honor he shared with a player from Cottage Grove.
Willpower will fail you this holiday season
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Willpower won't save a diet or fitness program this holiday season

Many understand that in order to succeed in health and fitness goals, diet needs to be in order, and they're going to need to exercise on a very frequent basis. This needs to be consistent over a period of months. It's a a hard journey, especially this time of year; tempting foods, familial obligations, and celebratory beverages spin a web of inescapable indulgence.
Out-of-the-box gifts for the fitness enthusiast
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The stockings are hung, and all through the land gifts will soon appear under the tree. Christmas gift giving is a tradition in which half the fun is finding that perfect gift. If a loved one is into fitness, recreational sports, or the outdoors read on; here are some out-of-the-box ideas for Christmas gift giving.
Coping with grief during the holiday season
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
For many of us holidays are made meaningful by spending time with the people we love most.
Health benefits of animal therapy for older adults
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Anyone who has ever stroked a dog's soft ears or felt the gentle rumble of a cat's purr knows the calming feeling an animal can offer.

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