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Sisters honors military veterans
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Sisters students saluted the community's military veterans in recognition of Veterans Day last week.
Donation of water rights honors Sokol
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Dorro Sokol was the owner of Pine Meadow Ranch and a legend in Sisters. Her acceptance of civic responsibility and generous support of the community she loved was evident in her roles as rancher, pilot, Rotarian, rodeo supporter, and member of the City of Sisters Planning Commission, among many others.
Sisters a dream assignment for ranger
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Ian Reid and his wife, Annie, haven't quite adjusted to the idea that they'll soon be living and working in Sisters.
Season of giving gets underway in Sisters
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Sisters is a generous community all year round, but that spirit is especially in evidence during the holidays. Several organizations are ramping up their annual holiday giving programs.
Business
Carpet cleaner loves his work
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
A job you have a passion for gives you extra motivation to meet your goals. Ben Redlich, a new Sisters resident and owner of Bullseye Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning, loves his profession and has been cleaning textiles for over 25 years.

"The sense of accomplishment I feel after every cleaning is outstanding to me," Redlich said.
Be prepared for winter dangers at work
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Sisters businesses need to be just as well-prepared as homeowners for winter's wrath.
A holistic approach to psychiatry
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Audry Van Houweling named her practice in Sisters She Soars Psychiatry because she wanted to evoke resilience, empowerment and the overcoming of obstacles.
Local couple introduces Sparkling Hop Water
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
For hundreds of years, hop water has been served in Japan for its health and medicinal benefits as well as being enjoyed as a refreshing non-alcoholic drink. Casey Glick, a 2002 Sisters High School graduate, sampled and thoroughly enjoyed the unusual beverage while working in Japan.
Arts & Entertainment
Father and son pursue wood carving
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Paul Stark is a nationally renowned wood carver. His son Jon is carving out a name for himself in the same trade.
Oil paintings on display at library
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Chris Nelson, co-owner of the new Wildflower Studio in Sisters, is the featured artist for the Friends of the Sisters Library art exhibit in the computer room of the library for the month of November.
Musical cast made a close-knit team
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
The Sisters High School music program completed its successful four-show run of Cinderella Sunday afternoon, November 5.
Folk festival has new development director
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Steven Remington has come on board as the new development director for Sisters Folk Festival.
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 ...


Education
Schools
ASPIRE program helps students plan
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Navigating the curvy and bumpy road of planning for life after high school is not something students are expected to do alone. For seniors, looking to "next year" is the first time they don't have a clear picture of the future. Fourth-graders go to fifth grade. Eighth-graders go to high school. But for seniors, the next step may be anything but clear.
Veteran speaks to Sisters youth
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
"How many people want to do something bigger than yourself?" Brett Miller asked an assemblage of Sisters Middle School (SMS) students last week. Hands shot up across the SMS cafetorium.
Commentary... Building diversity and inclusion in Sisters
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Sisters is a great place to call home. The schools provide art and music, sports, an equestrian team, science and engineering. High school students can even get their pilot's license! What's not to like about that? Opportunity seems to be the theme for our community, regardless of our rural and small population.

But is everyone included?
Science Club explores neuroscience
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Dr. Larry Sherman is a neuroscientist with a lot on his mind: love and friendship, pleasure and pain, music and multiple sclerosis, genetics and the degenerative diseases of an aging brain. And he's on a mission to help people understand their personal stake in the big questions in scientific research.
Sports & Recreation
Hawley Harrer named volleyball Player of the Year
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Hawley Harrer is a four-year varsity starter, and has been an impact player for the Outlaws volleyball team all season long. She not only was a first-team all-league pick this year, but was named the Sky-Em Player of the Year for the second year in a row.
Wessel leads Sisters all-league honors
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
The Sisters High School football squad had 14 players named to all-league teams this season. Senior Brady Wessel had an exceptional year, and was named first-team all-league on both offense and defense.
Cross-country teams perform well at state championships
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
One team came home with a trophy from the Oregon 4A Cross Country Championships and another left hungry for the future, as the Sisters Outlaws completed a strong season Saturday, November 4 at Lane Community College.
Lady Outlaws sting Hornets
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
The Lady Outlaws defeated the Henley Hornets at home on Saturday, October 28, in the first round of the state playoffs. After two weeks off, Sisters was a bit sluggish, but after four sets of play they tallied the win.
Health
Firefighter returns to work after accident
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
A local firefighter injured six months ago in a 40-foot fall has returned to work.

Captain Thornton Brown of the Sisters-Camp Sherman RFPD was canyoneering in Hades Canyon in Death Valley with two other firefighters when he fell during a rappel. Captain Brown's injuries prevented him from continuing the hike out and he had to spend the night in the remote canyon. Rescuers with the California Highway Patrol Inland Division Air Operations (H-80) were notified of the accident and conducted an air rescue utilizing a helicopter.
Seasonal changes can affect your pet, too
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Just about everyone has heard the phrase "winter blues." Some individuals are negatively affected by the shift into winter. Serious depression of this nature is known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a condition that affects one to 10 percent of the population depending on the specific location.
Ward off the 'winter blues'
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Preparing for winter means more than blocking your air vents with foam and getting the roof rake and snow shovels out of the shed (see related story, page 3). We also have to prepare ourselves psychologically.
Running commentary
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
I certainly believe that running is good for the body, but the mind and soul as well.











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