Sisters freshman arrested for arson

A Sisters High School freshman was arrested on Wednesday May 31 in connection with two fires in girls’ bathrooms that led to the evacuation of the school. Authorities withheld the name of the juvenile female. According to the Deschutes... — Updated 6/1/2023

Escaped debris burns cause brush fires

Two escaped debris burns on successive days last week serve a reminder that burn piles pose a risk in Sisters Country. Fire crews quickly extinguished an escaped burn pile, which had spread... — Updated 5/30/2023

Sisters group seeks funding for shelter

The amount of funding for combating homelessness in Central Oregon has grown to nearly $35 million with the recent addition of $13.9 million provided to Deschutes, Crook, and Jefferson... — Updated 5/30/2023

Sisters observes Memorial Day

The morning of Monday, May 29 carried the warm promise of summer and the pleasures of a three-day weekend in sunny Sisters Country - but many Sisters Country residents gathered in Village... — Updated 5/30/2023

Students launch science balloons

On a sunny spring day in Sisters, Tuesday, May 16, Sisters High School (SHS) chemistry students launched two stratospheric balloons from Sisters Eagle Airport, loaded with students'... — Updated 5/23/2023

Sisters high school student wins art scholarship

Sisters High School artist Miliani Spencer recently won the Hayden Homes Scholarship. Hayden Homes has donated money to sponsor Sisters High School art students for five years now. This... — Updated 5/23/2023

Local youth earns aviation scholarship

Timber Bionda of Sisters has received a unique full-scholarship opportunity for flight training, thanks to EAA Chapter 1345 of Bend and the Ray Aviation Scholarship program administered by... — Updated 5/23/2023

Beloved business has new owners

Mark your calendars for Thursday, June 8, 3 to 6 p.m., to gather at Beacham's Clock Company located at 300 W. Hood Ave. to celebrate Ed and Kathi Beacham's 45 years as one of the finest... — Updated 5/30/2023

Bauman lands dream job at Sisters Farmers Market

Managers of Sisters Farmers Market have run the gamut over the years - farmers, a chef, and a registered nurse. Each brought passion and hard work to the position. This year, the Market's... — Updated 5/30/2023

Farmers Market to kick off season

In a sure sign that summer is upon us, Sisters Farmers Market's opening day is on Sunday, June 4. The market has new hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More than 37 farmers, ranchers, makers, and food... — Updated 5/30/2023

New BBR Lodge set to make memories

Staff at Black Butte Ranch (BBR) are ready for BBR homeowners, the Central Oregon community, and visitors from around the globe to make memories within their new space. Standing proudly with... — Updated 5/30/2023

Sisters artist carves Rodeo trophy

The winner of the title All-Around Cowboy at Sisters Rodeo is the contestant who wins the most money over the weekend, usually having success in multiple events. Traditionally, that cowboy... — Updated 5/30/2023

SHS Jazz Band takes second at State

Sisters musicians shone in the spotlight on a beautiful Friday at Mt. Hood Community College, where the OMEA (Oregon Music Education Association) held its annual State Jazz Championship.... — Updated 5/30/2023

Summer concerts return to Sisters

Sisters Folk Festival (SFF) Summer Concerts return this summer at Sisters Art Works, with four concerts taking place at the outdoor downtown venue in Sisters. The series kicks off on... — Updated 5/23/2023

Learning about ag and community

Pine Meadow Ranch Center for Arts & Agriculture, a project of the Roundhouse Foundation, will host the second of three events in their 2023 Food & Agriculture Community Lecture... — Updated 5/23/2023

Vohs makes top of podium in track

Gracie Vohs got to experience the rare air of the top of the podium after winning the 400 meters at the OSAA 3A Track and Field Championships held May 25 and 26 at Hayward Field in Eugene.... — Updated 5/30/2023

Sports camps available for youth

With summer comes the opportunity for Sisters youth to attend a variety of sports camps. If you’re interested in any of the following camps you can register through SPRD, unless otherwise noted. The Sisters High School Outlaws basketball... — Updated 5/30/2023

Outlaws baseball closes out stellar season

The Sisters Outlaws baseball team's playoff run ended with a playoff loss to No. 1-seeded Cascade Christian on Friday, May 26. Despite the loss, the Outlaws can look back on many... — Updated 5/30/2023

Bluebird day greets stampeders

The Sisters Stampede mountain bike race has become the unofficial launch of summer in Sisters. And Sisters Country served up a perfect early summer day for the hundreds of racers who took to... — Updated 5/30/2023

Sisters Rotary explores impact of Alzheimer's

Toward raising awareness of the global increase and impact of Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia, the Council on Aging of Central Oregon and the Sisters Rotary Club will conduct a free series of talks on the morning of June 23 at the... — Updated 5/30/2023

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