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 By Katy Yoder    Business 

Education with farm animals and art

Mia Bradley has an extensive background teaching children from preschool to teens. After having children of her own, she wanted to find work part-time that didn't require childcare for her da... — Updated 4/19/2024 Full story

 By Sue Stafford    Business 

Sisters woman makes a difference

In the 11 years Shannon Rackowski and her husband Joseph have lived in Sisters, Shannon has touched hundreds of lives with one, if not more, of her gifts. Looking at Rackowski, it is... — Updated 4/16/2024 Full story


SPRD to host open house on new facility

Sisters Park & Recreation District (SPRD) will host an open house on Tuesday, April 16, to gather input on the district’s conversion of the existing elementary school playground into a community park. The event will be held in the elementary... — Updated 4/9/2024 Full story

 By Bill Bartlett    Business

Habitat for Humanity hunts for land

As it seeks to add workforce housing to its primary mission of affordable housing, Sisters Habitat for Humanity is eagerly awaiting a decision from the State of Oregon for its grant... — Updated 4/2/2024 Full story

 By Bill Bartlett    Business

Sisters Trails Alliance seeks new leader

On March 14, Sisters Trails Alliance (STA) Executive Director Scott Penzarella announced his resignation. “I’ve made the difficult decision to leave the Sisters Trails Alliance to ref... — Updated 4/2/2024 Full story

 By Sue Stafford    Business

Sisters women contribute to local nonprofit

More than 70 Sisters women gathered last week with open hearts - and open checkbooks - to provide $7,500 to Harmony Farm Sanctuary which provides rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption of... — Updated 4/2/2024 Full story


Sisters Ranger District to host open house

The Sisters Ranger District of the Deschutes National Forest will host a public open house in early April. On Tuesday, April 9, the Sisters Ranger District will provide interested public the opportunity to review and discuss a range of activ... — Updated 4/2/2024 Full story


Shining a spotlight on rural America

Rural America feeds the nation, provides space for infrastructure, and outdoor recreational opportunities for the masses of the cities. Rural communities are often under stress - yet they... — Updated 3/26/2024 Full story

 By Lisa May    Business

Sisters grad works on data centers

Twenty years ago, your living room shelves and closets may have been filled with VHS tapes and DVDs of favorite movies. Finding enough room to store the growing collection was problematic.... — Updated 3/26/2024 Full story

 By Sue Stafford    Business

Therapist opens new office in Sisters

Nick Sundstrom's favorite client to work with is someone willing to explore and be curious about their thoughts, emotions, and history. He has worked with adults, teens, couples, and families... — Updated 3/26/2024 Full story

 By Bill Bartlett    Business

Sisters merchants form new alliance

A group of businesses, mostly but not exclusively centered downtown, has launched a new Sisters Business Association (SBA). The group, some two dozen in number, was the inspiration of... — Updated 3/26/2024 Full story

 By T. Lee Brown    Business

Locals sign up for sustainably grown produce

Elizabeth Kirby and her daughter Cora sat in a coffeehouse on a sunny day this week, coloring pictures and talking about veggies. Which were their favorites from Seed to Table farm in recent... — Updated 3/19/2024 Full story


Katie Pendleton: Fort-ifying promising futures in the trades

In celebration of International Women's Day on March 8, we are highlighting inspiring Sisters of Industry. From woodshop enthusiast to successful entrepreneur in the male-dominated world of... — Updated 3/19/2024 Full story


Sisters woman embodies entrepreneurial spirit

In honor of International Women's Day (March 8), The Nugget recognizes the achievements of women who are making a significant impact on our community. Josette Johnson, founder and CEO of... — Updated 3/19/2024 Full story


Sisters business at a glance

• Ponderosa Properties has relocated their office to 178 S. Elm St., Suite 102 (corner of Hood Avenue and Elm Street). They can be reached at 541-549-2002.... — Updated 3/19/2024 Full story

 By Bill Bartlett    Business

Sisters Ranger District increases staff

Over the past several months the Sisters District of the Deschutes National Forest has seen its head count grow from 80 to 114. It’s part of a larger national effort for the agency which h... — Updated 3/19/2024 Full story


Sisters women will support local nonprofits

Chris Laing woke up inspired one recent morning at her home in Tollgate. She had been thinking of a successful organization in her former hometown of Homer, Alaska, that pooled individual donations to make one significant contribution to a... — Updated 3/12/2024 Full story

 By Bill Bartlett    Business

Home sales regaining life

A comparison of homes sold in Sisters Country the last two months compared to 2023, shows change in the direction of the market. In January median and average prices came into near parity at... — Updated 3/5/2024 Full story


Turning a page at Sisters book shop

Paulina Springs Books has reopened, debuting the results of a weeklong renovation. "Updating the flooring, stripping out all the old carpet and matching the flooring that we picked out for... — Updated 2/20/2024 Full story

 By Jim Cornelius    Business

Landscaper makes visions a reality

Clint Decker thrives on the creative nature of his work as a landscaper. "It's pretty cool when you can take nothing and make it into something," he said. "We've done everything from... — Updated 2/20/2024 Full story

 By Sue Stafford    Business

Lake Creek Lodge creates new dining experience

Amidst the quiet of winter among the pines, something exciting is building at Lake Creek Lodge in Camp Sherman. Workers have been busy for months making upgrades and creating new spaces... — Updated 2/20/2024 Full story


Cummings named CEO at BBR

Black Butte Ranch has promoted Kyle Cummings to serve as CEO. Black Butte Ranch's chief financial officer and chief operating officer since August 2023 - roles he also served from 2011-2018... — Updated 2/13/2024 Full story


Banjo manufacturer moves operation

Tom Nechville announced today that Nechville Musical Products (NMP) will wrap up manufacturing operations in Minnesota at the end of February, completing the last phase of Nechville's... — Updated 2/6/2024 Full story


Seed to Table expanding its capacity

The Seed to Table Farm team is looking forward to the year ahead, especially after the farm was buried under deep snow and ice these past few weeks. Seed to Table’s 10th anniversary brought an abundance of firsts, including r... — Updated 2/6/2024 Full story


Sisters nonprofit makes name change

Sisters Folk Festival, Inc. has changed the name of the organization to SFF Presents to reflect the full scope of their work in the Sisters community. Sisters Folk Festival, Inc. was incorporated in 1995 as the nonprofit organization in... — Updated 2/6/2024 Full story


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