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 By Bill Bartlett    Business 

Christmas tree hunting is big business in Sisters

This year more than 2,000 tree permits will be issued by the Forest Service's District Ranger office in Sisters. Add to that another 1,000-plus for permits purchased online at... — Updated 12/5/2023 Full story

 By Sue Stafford    Business 

C4C names executive director

Kellen Klein was chosen as the new full-time executive director of Citizens4Community (C4C) as of mid-November. He has been serving as the interim director for the past five-and-a-half... — Updated 12/5/2023 Full story


Match boosts farm donations

Becoming a new Seed to Table (S2T) donor will have its biggest impact ever with a new donor campaign backed by a matching gift of up to $20,000. Thanks to a generous donor, any donations from... — Updated 11/28/2023 Full story

 By Jim Cornelius    Business

Newly opened plant shop makes Sisters homes green

As the seasons turn to fall and winter in Sisters Country, we head indoors. But that doesn't mean we have to leave beautiful greenery behind. The newly opened Inscape Plant Co. gives folks... — Updated 11/14/2023 Full story


STARS receives multi-year grant

Sisters Transportation and Ride Share (STARS) has received a $30,000, three-year general operations grant from Roundhouse Foundation, supporting nonemergency medical transportation (NEMT)... — Updated 11/14/2023 Full story

 By Jim Cornelius    Business

Food Bank needs community's help

The Sisters Kiwanis Food Bank helps hundreds of people each month to keep food on the table. Faced with rising costs and continuous demand, the Food Bank is short of the cash it needs to purc... — Updated 11/14/2023 Full story

 By T. Lee Brown    Business

Locals gather for Fika Fest

Remy Klein, a kindergartner at Pine Siskin Waldorf school in Sisters, enjoyed Fika Fest last Saturday along with her younger sister. The event featured a raffle and crafts, together with arti... — Updated 10/31/2023 Full story

 By Katy Yoder    Business

Finding purpose and answers on the farm

Annie Cohen sat in her dorm room at Washington State University between classes. She wanted to share her high school experiences learning and growing through Seed to Table (S2T) farm and the... — Updated 10/31/2023 Full story

 By Jim Cornelius    Business

Realtor seeks to build community

As a Realtor for Avenir Realty, Stephen Saunders is committed to giving his clients outstanding concierge service in their real estate transactions. He's even more passionate about working... — Updated 10/24/2023 Full story

 By Bill Bartlett    Business

Sisters Habitat expands services

Peter Hoover has been appointed permanent executive director for Habitat for Humanity, having served as its local interim director for the past several months. At the same time, the Sisters... — Updated 10/24/2023 Full story

 By Jim Cornelius    Business

Auto technician earns elite honor

Working on vehicles has been a lifelong passion for Chad Van Handel of Van Handel Automotive in Sisters. "I grew up just working on engines - motorcycles, cars," he recalled. He says the... — Updated 10/3/2023 Full story

 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


Seed to Table changes leadership structure

Celebrating their 10th anniversary, Seed to Table (S2T) has grown into an integral part of Sisters Country. Farming in the High Desert is no easy task, but founder and current Executive... — Updated 10/3/2023 Full story

 By T. Lee Brown    Business

Community gathered for harvest dinner

Farmers and founders, longtime friends and new acquaintances, all gathered together Saturday to celebrate Seed to Table's 10th Anniversary at the Fall Harvest Dinner. Clear skies and mellow... — Updated 9/12/2023 Full story

 By Bill Bartlett    Business

Commercial real estate stalls in Sisters

Work began in 2022 on several large-scale commercial buildings in Sisters. Expectations were high that as Bend might be reaching saturation with fewer options for light manufacturers and serv... — Updated 9/12/2023 Full story


Seed to Table celebrates with Fall Harvest Dinner

Seed to Table will celebrate a decade of bounty and community at the organization's 10th Anniversary Fall Harvest Dinner. The event on September 9 will feature a farm-to-table meal prepared... — Updated 8/29/2023 Full story


Workshop focuses on managing disagreements

Sisters company Happy Brain Science and Sisters nonprofit Citizens4Community (C4C) are partnering to help Sisters Country resolve disagreements more effectively. Have you ever regretted... — Updated 8/29/2023 Full story

 By Katy Yoder    Business

High Camp Taphouse featured on Fieri's show

High Camp Taphouse opened last summer. Since then, owners Nurbu and Pema Sherpa have steadily built a following of diners who love their Himalayan food and the welcoming atmosphere. Not only... — Updated 8/22/2023 Full story

 By T. Lee Brown    Business

Outages impact Farmers Market

Two visitors met up with friends at Fir Street Park last Sunday, aiming for Sisters Farmers Market. "Our phones are down!" cried one young woman. "Oh my God!" responded another. A small... — Updated 8/1/2023 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... — Updated 8/1/2023 Full story


Seed to Table gets financial backing

Sisters' agricultural education outreach program and the weekly Farmers Market just got a welcome infusion of nutrients to nurture its seeds. The Ford Family Foundation (TFFF) awarded a... — Updated 7/25/2023 Full story


Circle of Friends serves up fundraiser

Circle of Friends will host a Chili Cook-Off at Sisters Rodeo Grounds as their second annual fundraiser. The event is set for Saturday, July 22, at 6 p.m., featuring the culinary work of Sisters Meat and Smokehouse, The Open Door, and Three... — Updated 7/18/2023 Full story


Gas station hearing set for July 13

The Sisters Planning Commission’s public hearing on the controversial plan to renovate the Space Age Fuel station at the corner of Cascade Avenue and Pine Street will pick up again on Thursday, July 13, at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall. The... — Updated 7/11/2023 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 Bill Bartlett    Business

Trails outfit expands mission

Sisters Trails Alliance (STA) has adopted a new mission statement: "To protect and preserve the outdoor experience through the stewardship of multi-user, non- motorized trails and their... — Updated 7/11/2023 Full story


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