About The Nugget Newspaper
The Nugget Newspaper was founded as an independently owned, weekly newspaper in the mountain town of Sisters, Oregon in 1978. The Nugget is widely read by the Sisters community. It provides comprehensive coverage of city government, school, forest service and other local news. Weekly features include editorials and letters to the editor, business briefs and features, columns, music and arts, and stories on local events and people. Our readership spans western Deschutes County from the Santiam Pass toward Bend and Redmond and includes Camp Sherman and Black Butte Ranch, Sisters, Crossroads, Tollgate, Indian Ford, Plainview and Cloverdale areas.
The Editor in Chief is Jim Cornelius (1994); Production Manager is Leith Easterling (1991); Creative Director is Jess Draper (2005); Community Marketing Partner (display advertising sales) is Vicki Curlett (2018); Classified/Subscription Manager is Janice Hoffman (2022); and Owner is J. Louis Mullen (2017).
In addition to the weekly newspaper, The Nugget staff produces the annual Sisters Oregon Guide, Spirit of Central Oregon magazine, and numerous special sections throughout the year including the Partners series.