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Citizens weigh in on marijuana in Sisters
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Opinions were fairly evenly split at a May 6 community meeting regarding possible adoption of time, place and manner (TPM) regulations on the marijuana industry for the City of Sisters.
Residents share vision, values
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
More than 100 people shared while they shopped at "Values & Visioning" booths stationed last weekend at Ray's Food Place.
Chinese class gets cooking in Sisters
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Last week Diana Liu, Sisters Elementary School's Chinese teacher, took her fourth-grade Chinese classes on a field trip to Sisters High School (SHS) where she instructed the students on how to cook a favorite recipe from her childhood.

Liu grew up in Central China, in the province of Shaanxi.
SPRD finalists set
Thursday, March 15, 2018
The board of directors of the Sisters Park & Recreation District (SPRD) has selected four finalists for the SPRD executive director position.
Forest Service could sell more of property
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
The U.S. Forest Service is currently investigating the possibility of increasing the number of acres being offered for sale at the present site of the Sisters Ranger District headquarters.
New hotel slated for Sisters
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
By this time next year, there will be a brand-new hotel on the west end of Sisters, built, owned, and managed by longtime Sisters residents Steve and Robin Rodgers and their family.
Sisters Olive & Nut Co. hits milestone
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Mitch and Julie Mansfield's story is a familiar one.

Just over a decade ago, they visited Sisters at Thanksgiving time and they fell in love. They decided that Sisters was the place where they wanted to raise their daughters, and they made the move.
Business roundup...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
• TR and Jen McCrystal have announced that the restaurant they built first as Jen's Garden and more recently as The Cottonwood Café will be acquired by David Touvell, owner of Chow in Bend; Ryan Sturmer, executive chef of Brasada Ranch and local business person Stephen King.
Arts & Entertainment
Local violinist brothers to perform to support raptors
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
The Oncken brothers, 9-year-old Ezra and 11-year-old Nicolas have spent their lives growing up with the sounds of violin strings as a part of their lives.

Elder brother Nicolas can distinctly remember the first time he heard a violin and how powerful that moment was - and so can his mom, Akiko.
Quilts will express community values
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
On March 9, Sisters Country will begin bringing to life an interactive piece of public art that will showcase the hopes of local residents-in their own words.

The Community Values & Visioning signature quilt project invites residents to ink short- to medium-length values statements onto pre-made fabric squares. This spring, those squares will be assembled into a finished quilt, which will be unveiled during the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show (SOQS).
HarmonyHouse hosts Johnsmith concert
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
HarmonyHouse Concerts, a long-time host of traveling musicians, will host folk singer Johnsmith on March 10.
Renowned evangelist visits Sisters
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
The Sisters Westside Church welcomed renowned worship leader and globetrotting evangelist Rick Pino and his worship team for the weekend. After an extensive tour throughout Europe and the U.S., Pino and three of his fellow band members spent two days at Westside leading local church members and visitors in worship.
Pets Lost/Found Pets Free
Pets Free | Pets Lost/Found
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
NO found, lost, or free pets to currently report.
Whychus Creek Running High
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Whychus Creek ran high, wide and powerful Sunday, December 21, 2014, but Sisters, Oregon, residents ...

Farming at Sisters High School
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
One of the benefits of having a state-of-the-art community-built greenhouse so handy at Sisters High School is the doors of opportunity it opens for students. Recently, with the help of Audrey Tehan of the Seed to Table project, 14 students from Glen Herron's biology class got into farming in a big way.
Christian academy faces financial crisis
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Sisters Christian Academy is facing a serious financial crisis due to low enrollment. While the school will definitely complete this school year, long-time board member Peter Storton told The Nugget that the school is coming to "a time of decision" as to whether it will be able to continue into the future.

The private school is seeking community support to carry on.
Flight Science student earns wings
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Tyler Head, a graduate of the Sisters High School Flight Science program, earned his FAA Private Pilot Certificate last week.
Young readers battle in regional contest at Sisters Middle School
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Sisters Middle School was a bastion of competitive energy last weekend as young readers ranging from grades 3-12 flexed their literary muscles in the annual Battle of the Books regional competition.
Sports & Recreation
Track team ready to roll
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Success in track and field is all about the numbers. If the team has some depth and can cover all 17 events at the high school level, good results tend to follow.

That may be why Sisters High's Head Coach Jeff Larson is smiling most of the time these days.
Outlaws fall at state tournament
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
The Outlaws battled hard at the 4A OSAA State Tournament held at Pacific University Thursday through Saturday, March 8-10, but weren't able to come out on top in either of their games.
Outlaws punch ticket to big dance
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
The Sisters Outlaws delivered for an enthusiastic hometown crowd on Saturday, March 3, stinging the Henley Hornets in a 72-60 victory, which earned them a berth to the Elite Eight in statewide competition.
Senior wrestlers compete at state
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
The Outlaws took three senior wrestlers, Damien Wills, Dustin Smith, and Casey Warburton, to the OSAA Oregon Wrestling State Championships held at the Memorial Coliseum in Portland on Friday and Saturday, February 16 and 17.
Every bite matters
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Food is a daily essential of our lives. We all make decisions about what to eat. These decisions implicate us in the real cost of that food - socially, environmentally, and economically. Not to mention that our choices impact our health slowly, for better or worse, with every bite.
A safe home as we age
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
More and more aging Sisters residents are striving to stay independent and in their own homes as long as possible. And many are living at home with children or other family members.
Compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
It seems empathy is in high demand these days. Helping professionals, healers, or simply those with caring personalities may feel overwhelmed and even exhausted trying to meet this demand. Having a caring heart and a tendency to put others ahead of ourselves makes us especially vulnerable to "compassion fatigue."
Clean eating revs up your health and fitness
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
The better you eat, the better you'll feel. What you eat plays a big role in making you stronger, healthier and more energetic.

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