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Thursday, October 27, 2016
Current News
Couple badly hurt in Sisters wreck
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
An Oregon State Police trooper was parked along Highway 20 west of Sisters on Thursday, October 21, at about 10:20 a.m., when he saw a vehicle crash into a tree a short distance away.
City questions candidate's residency
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
The City of Sisters has requested that city council candidate Richard Esterman provide additional information and documentation to demonstrate that he is a resident of the City of Sisters.
Candidates vie for county seat
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Incumbent Deschutes County Commissioner Alan Unger is facing off with Republican/Independent challenger Phil Henderson in a race for Unger's seat on the Deschutes County board of Commissioners.
Candidate forum set just before election day
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
The November 8 election is only two weeks away, and Oregon ballots have already been received in the mail. The candidate forum here in Sisters to meet and hear from the four candidates (three on the ballot and one write-in), who are running for three Sisters City Council seats, is scheduled for Wednesday, November 2 at 6 p.m., in the Sisters-Camp Sherman RFPD Community Hall, 301 S. Elm St.
Three Creeks Brewing Co. wins gold
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Sisters' Three Creeks Brewing Co. recently captured a gold medal at a prestigious international brewing competition in Colorado, winning with their FivePine Chocolate Porter.
FOSL book sale set for November 5
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Friends of the Sisters Library (FOSL) Book Corner, located on the north end of the library, is going to have a special pre-winter book sale on Saturday, November 5.
Can City's campground stay open all year?
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
In a recent letter to the editor, an inquiry was made regarding the possibility of keeping the Creekside Campground open during the winter months to accommodate people who are unable to find housing in Sisters but want to live in the city, utilizing RVs and trailers.
Sisters resident takes Redmond development role
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
A Sisters Country woman will help guide the economic fortunes for the City of Redmond after being named the town's community development department director.

Kate Porsche was chosen over more than 30 other applicants from nearly a half-dozen states, said Redmond City Manager Keith Witcosky.
Arts & Entertainment
Belfry show will mark musical reunion
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Dave Thom will roll into town on November 4 for a show at The Belfry with the band Grateful Bluegrass Boys.
Sisters set for Halloween festivities
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
There's a lot of action in Sisters for ghouls and goblins of all ages and persuasions.
Wonderland to play The Belfry
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
One of America's musical force-of-nature icons will hit the stage at The Belfry on Thursday evening, Oct. 20.
Artist's show recounts National Park adventure
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Dan Rickards has been capturing the beauty and majesty of America's National Parks in a series of oil paintings for several years now. Just last month, his affinity for these gems of the natural world landed him a two-week residency at Crater Lake National Park, where he sketched, journaled, painted - and taught others to slow down and truly experience the wonders of Oregon's only national park.

The results of that endeavor will be on display in the artist's retrospective show at Clearwater Gallery on Monday, October 24, from 4 to 6 p.m.
Pets Lost/Found Pets Free
Pets Free | Pets Lost/Found
Monday, July 11, 2016
NO FREE PETS to report at this time.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
LOST DOG: PRISSY (MISS PRISS) is a 13-year-old black Pomeranian, missing since Friday, October 14 from East Cedar Street. She has white around her mouth, weighs about 13 lbs. and is a foot-and-a-half tall. Priss is wearing a pink collar with ID (hidden by her fur). Please call 541-604-6248 or 541-604-0017 if seen.

LOST DOG: BENNY is a male, black/brown smooth-coat terrier, missing near Tombstone Pass/Clear Lake and Hackleman Creek since October 14. Please call 541-990-8909 if found or seen.
Whychus Creek Running High
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Whychus Creek ran high, wide and powerful Sunday, December 21, 2014, but Sisters, Oregon, residents ...

Hudson oversees school projects
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
The man who is overseeing Sisters School District's bond measure projects has deep roots in Sisters and Central Oregon.
Disaster drill tests readiness
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Some 24 Sisters High School (SHS) students and 79 other students from Bend, Redmond, Prineville and Culver headed to Redmond early Friday morning, October 14, to participate in a simulated plane-crash. The event served as training for EMTs and paramedics.
Sisters students turn themselves into detectives
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Julie Holden, fourth-grade teacher at Sisters Elementary School (SES) has been working with her class for the last several weeks to create the Outlaw Detective Agency. The first book the students read this year was a mystery and it gave Holden the idea for a "Storyline" project.
SHS track and tennis courts ready
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Last week's sunny, warm weather gave workers the opportunity to wrap up renovation of the Sisters High School track and tennis courts.
Sports & Recreation
Eighth-grade boys capture crown
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Going up against the large middle schools from Bend and Redmond is nothing new for the cross-country runners from Sisters, but there is an extra measure of joy when David beats Goliath.
Runners tune up for District meet
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Extremely wet course conditions did nothing to slow down the Outlaws' cross-country teams at last Wednesday's Country Fair Classic. Most of the Sisters runners ran season-bests in the final race before next week's Sky-Em District meet.
Football win secures play-in game
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
The Outlaws took care of business at home with a 43-28 victory over Sweet Home on Friday, October 21. Prior to the game the Outlaws recognized and honored their 11 seniors, which included Tucker Brink, Ryan Cook, Minam Cravens, Johnny and Jacob Gurney, Tanner and Tyler Head, Will Miner, Kade Owen, Ben Saba and Jake Welch.
Boys soccer wins league games
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
The Outlaws closed out league with a 2-1 win at Junction City on Tuesday, October 21, and two days later a 5-0 shutout over Cottage Grove at home in Sisters.
Himbert national contest finalist
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Erik Himbert could have given up when a snowboarding accident in 2009 left both of his legs paralyzed.
Students to dig in on Great Potato Harvest
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Rainshadow Organics and students from the Sisters High School Sustainable Agriculture and IEE (Interdisciplinary Environmental Education) classes are teaming up to get locally grown organic food into the Central Oregon community.
Sisters resident assists with feral-cat trapping
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Some 2 percent of the 30 to 40 million community (feral and stray) cats in the United States have been spayed or neutered. Unneutered outdoor cats produce around 80 percent of the kittens born in the U.S. every year. And these cats are roaming the parks, parking lots, backyards and back roads of America.

That includes Sisters Country.
Extending your dog's life
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Most pet parents like to think they are providing a healthy, happy life for their dog. You try to feed him quality food, give him lots of love, and toss the ball around the backyard whenever you have time. But there is a lot more that goes into raising Rover.
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