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Chimney fire damages home
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
A chimney fire that spread to a shake roof was swiftly extinguished thanks to a neighbor's quick call to 911, and an immediate response by Sisters-Camp Sherman Fire District on Tuesday, April 10.
Sisters Women Build project set
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Sisters Habitat for Humanity and Lowe's are calling on women across Sisters Country to get involved in their community during National Women Build Week 2018. More than 18,000 women construction volunteers unite nationwide to build up their communities with Habitat homeowners.
Changes underway at SPRD
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
More is changing at Sisters Park & Recreation District than the arrival of a new executive director. Adult/Senior Program Coordinator Shannon Rackowski has tendered her resignation effective in May.
Local sheriffs affirm gun rights
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
The top law-enforcement officers in the counties comprising Sisters Country have issued statements affirming civilian gun rights and opposing Oregon Initiative Petition 43.
Business
LakeView Millworks marks over 15 years in Sisters
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Without much fanfare, and over a period of a decade-and-a-half, LakeView Millworks has quietly and steadily evolved into one of Sisters' keystone businesses.
The people behind The Nugget... Vicki Curlett
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Vicki Curlett and her husband, Rick, know just what so many people feel when they first arrive in Sisters Country. They had that classic Oregon moment as they crossed Santiam Pass and arrived in Sisters in the autumn of 2001.
The people behind The Nugget... Patti Jo Beal
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Patti Jo Beal has a genuine interest in people - which makes her a natural for a position as an advertising representative with The Nugget. She's been at it for just short of two months now, and she's enjoying the interaction with customers and clients.
The people behind The Nugget...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Sue Stafford has always had a deep and abiding love for Sisters - and for the written word. She combines them as a freelance reporter for The Nugget.
Arts & Entertainment
Charro will thrill rodeo audience
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Sisters Rodeo proudly presents Tomas Garcilazo, a Mexican charro, as the 2018 Sisters Rodeo Specialty Act. The three-time PRCA Specialty Act of the Year performs "La Charreria," a skilled routine of Mexican tradition in horsemanship and roping skills.
Team roping featured on rodeo poster
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
The 2018 Sisters Rodeo poster highlights a required skill in use even today on ranches throughout the West: Team Roping is part of the job description of cowboys, both historically and currently.
Jazz on tap at The Belfry
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Two groups from the Western Oregon University Music Department will perform at The Belfry in Sisters on Monday,

April 23.
'Buck' jumps in to Sisters' art scene
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Folks in Sisters are used to seeing deer roaming around town, even crossing Cascade Avenue in a crosswalk. Now there's one jumping across the moon.
Pets Lost/Found Pets Free
Pets Free | Pets Lost/Found
Monday, April 16, 2018
LOST DOG: MAX is a friendly older golden retriever, around 50 lbs., no collar, last seen in Paradise Alley on Sunday, April 15. Call Dan at 425-737-8174.
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
Students to show Taekwondo skills
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Sherri Hermens could barely contain her glee. Her students have been invited to attend the Northwest Taekwondo Championships at Mt. Hood Community College on April 28. For Hermens, who is a paraprofessional in the life skills program at Sisters High School, this trip is the culmination of three years of committed effort to get her students to the point where they are ready to show-off their "chops" in front of other high school taekwondo practitioners from all over the Northwest.
Stove engineering improves health
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
More than half the world's population - three billion people - cook their meals over open fires on makeshift stoves that smolder all day. The result? Debilitating lung diseases, disfiguring and disabling burns, time and energy lost to the constant demands of wood-gathering, and a billion tons of greenhouse gases released into the Earth's atmosphere every year.
Athletes aid monthly food program
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
A delivery truck emblazoned with the NeighborImpact logo comes to Sisters once a month loaded with food for those in need. Westside Church in Sisters relies on volunteers to help maintain this effort monthly during the year as the distribution center for Sisters.
Exploring gravitational waves
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
The Laser Interferometer Gravitational wave Observatory (LIGO) collaboration made two historic announcements in February 2016.
Sports & Recreation
Outlaws end softball losing streak
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
With Sara Hartford collecting five hits, Keely Malloy three and Cassidy Ling-Scott hitting a double and a triple, Sisters High School's varsity softball team snapped its 10-game losing streak with a thrilling 24-23 win over visiting Cottage Grove at Volunteer Field last Friday.
Outlaws win two of three on the diamond
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
The Outlaws started off their week with a 3-2 road win at Junction City on Tuesday, April 10, and three days later split games in the double-header at Cottage Grove (CG).

In Tuesday's action, the Outlaws came from behind to top Junction City.
Two Sisters riders headed to state
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Two Sisters High School athletes have qualified for the state OHSET (Oregon High School Equestrian Team) meet. Rebecca Rubbert, a Sisters High School senior, qualified for state in two equestrian performance events: Western Trail and In Hand Trail. Rubbert has competed in OHSET since she was a freshman.
Lady Outlaws nab first win in tennis
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
The Lady Outlaws tennis squad marked a 5-3 victory over North Marion on Friday, April 13 to nab their first win of the season.
Health
Beware of ticks in Sisters forests
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Hikers are reporting an inordinate number of ticks on the loose as the spring hiking season begins to take shape. Since ticks can carry a number of diseases, including Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Lyme Disease, it makes sense to learn how to avoid these obnoxious little critters.
Making Sisters 'age friendly'
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
The Senior Alliance of Sisters is convening a facilitated Community Conversation, including a free light supper, on April 25 at the Sisters-Camp Sherman Rural Fire District Community Hall at 301 S. Elm St.
Creating love - one spoon at a time
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Mike Bush didn't want to be a retiree with too much time on his hands. So he thought about things he always wanted to do but never had. He remembered being intrigued by the old guys in Western movies sitting on a front porch whittling. It looked like fun!
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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