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Monday, May 22, 2017
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City manager candidates bring deep experience
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
The citizens of Sisters will get a chance to get acquainted with the candidates for the city manager position at a meet-and-greet on Monday, May 22, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at FivePine Lodge & Conference Center. Citizens will have the opportunity to provide feedback to the selection committee. Light refreshments will be served.
Seeking enhancements to Whychus Creek
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Representatives of the Upper Deschutes Watershed Council (UDWC) met with the City Parks Advisory Board (PAB) at their May 3 meeting to discuss a project to consolidate and improve the approach to Whychus Creek where it runs through Sisters between the Creekside Campground and Creekside Park.
Gregg elected to school board
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Nicki Gregg prevailed in the only contested race for Sisters School Board on May 16, taking 57.6 of the vote according to the unofficial tally of the Deschutes County Clerk.
Sisters Habitat hosts sixth annual Women Build
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Rain, wind and snow didn't stop more than 50 women from landscaping and building houses during Habitat for Humanity's National Women Build Week last week. Local women from around Sisters, nine women from the Redmond Lowe's Local Hero team and young women from the Heart of Oregon Corps YouthBuild came out to make a difference, devoting their time to building decent and affordable housing with local families.
Business
RED Day means giving back to local communities
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Keller Williams Central Oregon reality associates shut down their offices on Thursday, May 11 for the annual RED Day effort.
Keast draws dreams for inventors
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
If you've ever had a great idea for a product, but weren't sure how to get from idea to reality, you need to meet Brian Keast. His business name tells you what he can do for you: I Draw Dreams For Inventors.
Local chiropractor celebrating 20 years of service to Sisters
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
With a focus on wellness care and planning for the future, a local Sisters chiropractor is celebrating 20 years of service to residents of Sisters.

It was a cold, snowy February 20 years ago when Sisters resident and chiropractor Dr. Inice Gough, along with her husband and daughter visited Oregon for the first time. They came to Sisters from Georgia through a work connection Gough's husband had, and decided to stay.
New shop opens the door to adventure
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Sisters is a town for outdoor adventure. The trails into the wilderness are all around us, and it's even taught in the classroom through the IEE (Interdisciplinary Environmental Expedition) class at Sisters High School. Enter Sharri Bertagna and her new outdoor gear emporium, Hike-N-Peaks.
Arts & Entertainment
Stroll, parade kicked off arts weekend
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
This past Friday Sisters turned out for the annual My Own Two Hands parade and art stroll. The event, started 17 years ago and then called "Painted Strings," has developed into a two-day event/fundraiser for the Americana Project and arts programs in the schools and other outreach programs of Sisters Folk Festival

The parade and art stroll kick off the weekend through town. Art- and music-lovers strolled through town to the various art galleries and viewed some of the art pieces that were donated by various artists for Saturday's fundraising auction.
Chorale performing for Mother's Day
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Sisters High Desert Chorale Director Connie Gunterman will bring the highly regarded singing group back to perform two free performances Mother's Day weekend at Sisters Community Church. (Donations are welcome.)
Sisters photographers display work at library
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
With their cameras, skilled photographers are able to capture moments in time that will never again be seen exactly the same way. In the May Friends of the Sisters Library art exhibit, members of the Sisters Photography Club are showcasing their own unique moments in time with familiar and foreign landscapes, rodeo action shots, wildlife, animals, and birds, and people caught being themselves.
Art exhibit features printmaking
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
The "Inner and Outer Landscapes" exhibit will feature the prints of artists Gin Laughery and Julie Winter. Both artists are members of Atelier 6000, a center for printmaking and book arts. A6 cultivates art and appreciation, enhances learning through art, and expands creative expression.
Pets Lost/Found Pets Free
Pets Free | Pets Lost/Found
Monday, May 15, 2017
LOST CAT: MOLLY has been missing from her home on Creekside Court since May 10. She is sorely missed by her mom and sister Maeve. If you see her please call 541-549-2107.

LOST CAT: JESSE is a long-haired cat with a bob-tail and matted fur, very friendly and an avid mouser, missing from home since May 10. Please call 503-409-2326.
Whychus Creek Running High
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Whychus Creek ran high, wide and powerful Sunday, December 21, 2014, but Sisters, Oregon, residents ...


Education
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Civil War coming to Sisters Country
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Folks in Sisters Country can step through a portal in time to catch a glimpse of life during the greatest crisis in American history - the Civil War of 1861-65.

In the annual Civil War reenactment weekend set at Camp Sherman, there will be demonstrations of everything from blacksmithing to 19th century first aid at the large-scale, outdoor event Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21.
Students launch weather balloon
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Sisters High School chemistry classes launched a weather balloon last week in what has become an annual experiment.
Schools take on human trafficking
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Human trafficking - defined as illegally transporting people from one country or area to another for the purposes of forced labor or commercial sexual exploitation - operates under the radar of most of society.
Poet visit a hit with Sisters students
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Sisters' elementary and middle school students heard former Children's Poet Laureate Kenn Nesbitt speak last week. Nesbitt, brought to Sisters by a grant through the Sisters-based Roundhouse Foundation, spoke at four assemblies designed for different age groups this past Tuesday and Wednesday.
Sports & Recreation
Sisters hosts thousands for lacrosse
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
They came from as far away as British Columbia, in helmets and pads and wielding netted sticks, to play a game created by the native peoples of North America. Sixty-nine teams from Idaho, Washington, California, Oregon and that squad from BC - ranging from youngsters in the third grade to high school athletes - participated last weekend in SALI, the Sisters Annual Lacrosse Invitational.
Outlaws girls claim district track title, boys third
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
The Sisters Outlaws girls track and field team won 11 of 17 events to defend its Sky-Em District title at Sutherlin High School last Thursday and Saturday - but it wasn't a cakewalk.
Outlaws capture baseball league title
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
The Outlaws captured the Sky-Em League title last week, and will play both La Pine and Blanchet Catholic next week to prepare for the upcoming playoffs. Sisters wrapped up league play with a 12-3 record, 21-3 overall.
Lady Outlaw golfers post best scores
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Emma Farley, AriAnne Griffy, and Rose Williams all posted their lowest scores of the season in the district tournament held at the Santiam Golf Club (Par 74) on Monday and Tuesday, May 8-9.
Health
Cracking the diet code
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
The human diet and nutritional science is a fascinating topic of discussion. The topics range from epigenetics, to evolution, to physiology - even a great deal of psychology.
Feeding can lead to deer deaths
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Come on, people! Please, please stop feeding those mule deer that are constant moochers in our backyards. Shout at them, throw rags at them, squirt them with the garden hose - do everything (legally) possible to convince them that living in town is NOT good for their health.
Is alcohol increasing your health risks?
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
April is Alcohol Awareness Month and a good time to examine the possible effects that alcohol may be having in our lives.
Adopting a special-needs pet
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Special-needs pets are among the most challenging for shelters and rescue groups to adopt out, and many never find a loving home.
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