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Sunday, December 11, 2016
Spirit of Giving program underway
The Sisters-Camp Sherman Fire & Ambulance Association and the Sisters Kiwanis Club are sponsoring the annual "Spirit of Christmas Giving Tree" to provide Christmas gifts to families in need in Sisters Country this holiday season. They expect to serve close to 250 families this year.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Current News
City settles with former employee
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
The City of Sisters has agreed to pay $10,000 to former finance director Lisa Young, half of which will be reimbursed by the City's insurance company.
Hearing on councilor-elect's residency set
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
The matter of Richard Esterman's residency within the city limits for the past year will be the subject of a special hearing on Thursday, December 15, 6 p.m., at Sisters City Hall.
Sisters had third warmest November on record
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
According to preliminary data received by NOAA's National Weather Service in Pendleton, temperatures in Sisters averaged warmer than normal during November.
A traditional tree-lighting ceremony
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Last Friday evening, hundreds of folks gathered among friends and family for one of the most anticipated holiday traditions in Sisters: the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Fir Street Park.
Business
Airport boundary under local control
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
The question of whether the boundary of Sisters Eagle Airport could be expanded as part of a process listing it among the state's "significant airports" has been put to rest.
Fire district saves taxpayers $195,000
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
The Sisters-Camp Sherman Fire District recently completed the process of issuing a general obligation refunding bond to lower the interest expense on the District fire station.
The Zen of construction in Sisters
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Scott Stoery is a local craftsman and builder who imbues his projects with a Zen-like quality, whether he is installing stones in the landscape or building a tiny house on wheels.
Massage therapist puts down roots
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
What started out as a "whim" for McKenzie Lighty-Wilcox has turned into a calling and a life adventure.
Arts & Entertainment
Library displays variety of local art
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Charlotte Nitcher recalls that, as a very young child, she discovered the fun of creative endeavors while drawing lines in the talcum powder soil of Florida. She hasn't stopped creating art in some form or another since those early days.
SFF announces Winter Concert Series
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
The Sisters Folk Festival 2017 Winter Concert Series offers a songwriter focus with three shows.
Sisters hosts Good Time Travelers
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
The Good Time Travelers will perform their original music at The Barn on Thursday, December 15. Local musicians Brad Tisdel and Brent Alan will open the show.
Local to sing at Pearl Harbor event
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
December 7 will mark the 75th anniversary of the Imperial Japanese attack on the U.S. Navy fleet at Pearl Harbor - the event that plunged America into World War II.
Pets Lost/Found Pets Free
Pets Free | Pets Lost/Found
Monday, July 11, 2016
NO FREE PETS to report at this time.
LOST & FOUND PETS
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
LOST CAT: "MOTEL" is a male Maine Coon, 9 years old and 23 pounds, gray with some white, missing from Sisters Motor Lodge as of November 12. Please call Mary if found at 541-306-9864.

FOUND CAT, IN TOLLGATE: A small, young, black female cat with an adult-sized tail! She has a clipped right ear. Please call 541-549-6952.

Whychus Creek Running High
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Whychus Creek ran high, wide and powerful Sunday, December 21, 2014, but Sisters, Oregon, residents ...


Education
Schools
Students clean up cemetery
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Sisters High School Interdisciplinary Experiential Education (IEE) students got to experience a piece of Sisters history last week. 23 students from the IEE program participated in a cleanup at Camp Polk Cemetery on Thursday, December 1.
Student pilots get a taste of flight
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Taylor Fendall climbed out of a four-seat airplane and walked off the Sisters Eagle Airport tarmac with a big grin on his face.
Students celebrate First Peoples
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Sisters school children celebrated and learned about Oregon's First Peoples in Clay Warburton and Katie Parsons' classes last Wednesday. The 28th celebration held at Sisters Elementary School was an opportunity for students to showcase to their parents and friends what they had learned about native populations.
SHS Key Club kicks off canned-food drive
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Shelves at the Sisters Food Bank will soon be laden with items for the needy, thanks to the canned-food drive initiated Monday, December 5 by the Sisters High School (SHS) Key Club.
Sports & Recreation
Lady Outlaws corral Crook County
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
The Lady Outlaws kicked off pre-season play with a 41-21 victory over Crook County at home on Friday, December 2.

It was a tight first quarter, with the Cowgirls leading the Outlaws by a narrow margin of 7-6 at the close of the period. Sisters played very strong defense but missed numerous lay-ups.
Wrestlers grapple at invitational
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
The wrestling team competed at the Perry Burlison Invitational on Saturday, December 3 among 23 teams.
Sisters youth excels in dressage
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
When 9-year-old Lauren Martin asked for riding lessons at a small dressage barn in Salem three years ago, she had no idea that her love of horses would lead her on a whirlwind journey of events that would change her life.

Today, at 12 years old, Martin is an accomplished dressage rider with local, regional, and national honors to her credit.
Local woman wins 100-mile trail race in Ozarks
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Ashley Nordell of Sisters won the overall individual title at the Ozark Trail 100 Mile Endurance Run in Missouri on November 4.
Health
Locals seek to establish cold-weather shelter
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Imagine, if you can, what it would be like without a roof over your head and facing a nighttime temperature in the teens. Your few belongings may be wet. That would be a challenging situation by yourself. Add a child or two to the scenario and it becomes untenable.
Cold weather care for your pets
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
The temperatures are finally dropping in Sisters Country, and with winter on the way it's important to prepare your furry friends for the cold months ahead.
Nonprofits benefit from local farm program
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Local farm and educational asset Seed to Table has provided over 3,000 pounds of fruits and vegetables to local nonprofits this year. Over the course of the past several months locally and organically grown produce has been distributed to the Sisters Kiwanis Food Bank, Sisters Westside Church Food Bank, and Sisters School District Nutrition Services.
Wounded swan cared for in Sisters
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Wildlife agents found a severely wounded adult trumpeter swan at the Summer Lake Wildlife Management Area last week and transported the bird to Broken Top Veterinarian Clinic located on Highway 20 between Bend and Sisters.
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