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 By Ceili Gatley    A & E

Suttle Lodge hosts Winter Beer Fest

Beer- and winter-lovers came together for the annual Suttle Lodge Winter Beer Fest last weekend at Suttle Lake. Unlike last year's blizzard conditions, this year's beer fest featured... — Updated 2/27/2024 Full story

 By Ceili Gatley    Health

Sisters volunteers treat kids in Honduras

Volunteers from Sisters recently returned from one of many trips to Honduras with the nonprofit Heart for Hope. Dr. John Spomer, now a Central Oregon resident, helps orchestrate the trips in... — Updated 12/5/2023 Full story


Sisters Moto hosts EnduroCross superstars

Sisters Moto keeps rolling through the fall/winter season on two wheels. After their Sisters Moto fall celebration party in October, they keep rolling with events, hosting a pre-party to the... — Updated 11/14/2023 Full story

 By Ceili Gatley    Extra

Oregon spirit distillers tour

Part of the spirit of Central Oregon is the enjoyment of actual spirits. Oregon Spirit Distillers (OSD) is known for high-end spirits, encompassing locally sourced materials and grains from h... — Updated 11/13/2023

 By Ceili Gatley    Extra

The ageless spirit of dance

Sue Leek has been dancing for over 20 years. Leek is the type of person who dances to her own beat in many aspects of life - not only on the dance floor competing in dance competitions at... — Updated 11/13/2023

 By Ceili Gatley    Extra

Up to the Northern Cascades

Hood River is a gem of a town located just east of Mt. Hood nestled within the Columbia River Gorge. Mt. Hood looms in the distance, casting its shadow over numerous local farms and... — Updated 11/13/2023

 By Ceili Gatley    Extra

Memories on the Metolius

The Metolius River is a wild and scenic place that holds many memories for many people. The river that runs through Camp Sherman is the centerpiece to an area filled with rich history and no... — Updated 11/13/2023

 By Ceili Gatley    Business

Celebrating the change of season on two wheels

Sisters Moto braved the damp, fall Central Oregon weather, hosting their third annual Sisters Moto Party. The event is an opportunity for the Sisters motorcycle shop to gather with the... — Updated 10/3/2023 Full story


Council votes 'no' on shelter application

Sisters City Council came to a 3-2 contingent decision to deny the application of the Sisters Cold Weather Shelter (SCWS) organization for an emergency homeless shelter at 192 W. Barclay Dr. in Sisters. Councilors Gary Ross, Jennifer Letz, a... — Updated 9/12/2023 Full story

 By Ceili Gatley    News

Blum focuses on public service on Sisters City Council

Andrea Blum has been involved in Sisters Country life for many years. Blum moved to Sisters in 1988 and purchased 20 acres of land in the triangle between Bend, Redmond, and Sisters. Blum... — Updated 9/5/2023 Full story

 By Ceili Gatley    Education

New school is on time and on budget

The new Sisters Elementary School will (SES) open on time, and come in on budget - despite the pressures of inflation. Curt Scholl and the Sisters School District (SSD) team offered a tour... — Updated 9/5/2023 Full story

 By Ceili Gatley    A & E

Sisters man wins Americana award

Kolby Knickerbocker is a multi-award-winning Americana singer-songwriter. His music has been featured in television, movies, and ads. Knickerbocker and his family relocated to Bend from the... — Updated 8/29/2023 Full story

 By Ceili Gatley    News

Council will hold hearing on homeless shelter

The Sisters City Council will hold a hearing on Tuesday, September 5, at 5 p.m. on a proposed emergency shelter for the homeless at 192 W. Barclay Dr. in Sisters. A local nonprofit organizati... — Updated 8/29/2023 Full story

 By Ceili Gatley    News

New application submitted for shelter

The Sisters Cold Weather Shelter (SCWS) board has reapplied for the emergency shelter proposed by the board to the City of Sisters initially on June 27. The new application is effective... — Updated 8/22/2023 Full story

 By Ceili Gatley    News

City working to preserve dark skies

The City of Sisters is trying to keep up with advances in technology in order to preserve Sisters' night skies. Last Thursday, the Sisters City Planning Commission discussed updating the City... — Updated 8/8/2023 Full story

 By Ceili Gatley    Business

EDCO Pub Talk back in Sisters after four years

“It’s great to be doing this again in Sisters.” That was the widespread sentiment expressed as EDCO — Economic Development for Central Oregon — hosted one of its annual Pub Talk events in... — Updated 8/1/2023 Full story

 By Ceili Gatley    Opinion

The perfect wilderness road trip books

Few books can transport me to another place these days. With the hecticness of life in general, with busy work schedules, deadlines, and a new house to maintain, reading and getting... — Updated 7/25/2023 Full story

 By Ceili Gatley    Education

Project helps kids reach full potential

The Shadow Project is an organization dedicated to making school more accessible and engaging for children with learning challenges so they can achieve their full potential in school and... — Updated 7/18/2023 Full story

 By Ceili Gatley    Business

Gary Ross brings experience to city council role

Sisters City Councilor Gary Ross has always been interested in serving his community and being involved in key decisions. He brings his career skills and passion for public service to the... — Updated 7/11/2023 Full story

 By Ceili Gatley    A & E

Jon Stickley Trio returning to Sisters

The Jon Stickley Trio is returning to Sisters for the Big Ponderoo music festival next weekend. The Trio taught at the Americana Song Academy for Youth before the Sisters Folk Festival in... — Updated 7/4/2023 Full story

 By Ceili Gatley    News

City Council adopts camping ordinance

The Sisters City Council moved forward with adopting the ordinance to establish camping regulations and a camping removal policy within the City of Sisters at their June 14 meeting. With a se... — Updated 6/27/2023 Full story

 By Ceili Gatley    News

City working on tree removal policy

City staff is proposing adding the tree-removal process that is in the development code into the municipal code, so enforcement applies more generally. This also allows enforcement to be... — Updated 6/27/2023 Full story

 By Ceili Gatley    Business

Going along with city code

The City of Sisters is working within a code compliance program initially started to help with fire mitigation and safety through enforcement of code violations regarding vegetation overgrowt... — Updated 6/20/2023 Full story

 By Ceili Gatley    Business

New councilor is learning the ropes

Susan Cobb became a city councilor this year for the first time, continuing her passion for helping her community. Cobb has lived in Sisters Country since 2006, after purchasing land in... — Updated 6/13/2023 Full story

 By Ceili Gatley    Education

School board adopts next year's budget

The Sisters School Board adopted the 2023-2024 operating budget in a public hearing at the final School Board meeting of the school year. Every year, the School Board adopts the new... — Updated 6/13/2023 Full story


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