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The people behind The Nugget... Inserting crew
Every Tuesday night, a hardworking crew unloads some 7,500 newspapers from a Ford van, stack the bundles in the lobby at The Nugget, and get to work.

They are the inserting crew - the people who put the Ray's Food Place and Bi-Mart and other inserts into the papers readers receive in their mailbox or pick up around town on Wednesday.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Council considers construction excise tax
Sisters is looking at a tax to facilitate more affordable housing.

At the request of the Sisters City Council, the City staff has been researching possible implementation of a construction excise tax (CET) to help raise money to encourage and enable construction of both middle- and low-income housing.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Noise restrictions rock Sisters business
Will the adoption of an amended and restated noise ordinance cause a local business to sell and move elsewhere?

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
The people behind The Nugget... Katy Yoder
Katy Yoder has always been a writer. Now The Nugget freelancer is committed to making writing her life and career.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Drugstore in new digs
Some businesses come and go in Sisters, but one long-time fixture, Sisters Drug, has simply moved.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Sisters business roundup
• Janit Brockway has passed the torch to Harmony Thomas, the new proprietor of Bedouin.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Local man wins California barbecue competition
Trails End BBQ Company proprietor Carl Perry of Sisters used his barbecue skills in the San Juan Bautista Rib Cook-off and won first place in both ribs and sauce.

The well-established event highlighted professional rib teams from California, Oregon and Nevada that served over 8,000 pounds of ribs dripping in secret sauces during the cook-off promoted by Williams LTD.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Restaurant says Hola! to Camp Sherman
Visitors to Camp Sherman and diners from Black Butte Ranch and Sisters have a new option locally. Hola! has introduced its Mexican and Peruvian cuisine to Sisters Country, at the former site of Kokanee Café in Camp Sherman.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Farmers market has new manager
Rachel Kelleher, a registered nurse and Sisters resident, has taken the reins as the new manager of Sisters Farmers Market located in Fir Street Park. She replaces Benji Nagel and Carys Wilkins, who stepped down from the volunteer position earlier this year.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Business roundup...
Three Creeks Brewing Co. added two 120-barrel unitanks at their brewing facility in Sisters Industrial Park. The tanks can be used for both fermentation and conditioning. This adds over 3,000 barrels of production annually. The tanks are manufactured in Oregon by Pioneer Tank and Vessel in Portland.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Tighter rental regs on table
Despite protest from the real estate community, the Sisters Planning Commission is recommending tighter regulation of short-term rentals in Sisters.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Sisters celebrates Grooney retirement
He showed up in his pajamas and bathrobe, with mismatched socks and a scarf.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
The people behind The Nugget...
The classic school assignment - "what I did this summer" - sent Jodi Schneider McNamee down the trail to becoming a writer. The satisfaction of telling a story well and getting a positive response feeds the creative soul.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
City adopts new water, sewer rates
The Sisters City Council approved adoption of new methodologies and rates for water and sewer system development charges (SDCs), effective May 10, that will recover the actual costs of providing the services. The City recently updated its water and sewer master plans, which provided an opportune time to update its SDCs.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Local realtors give back to community
Each year since 2009, on the second Thursday in May, tens of thousands of associates from Keller Williams Realty across the country participate in the RED Day (Renew, Energize, Donate) initiative. They donate that day to a wide range of projects, devoting their time to community service through activities ranging from food and blood drives to rebuilding homes and schools for community members in need.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Making a big jump into a new career
Jim Goodwin and Jennifer McCrystal are well-known to most folks in Sisters - Jim as a musician and Jen as a restaurateur. Now, they're both raising the curtain on the second act in their Sisters lives - signing on as real estate agents at Coldwell Banker Reed Bros. Realty.
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Wrangler is a 'good traveler'
Jason Mitchell has packed an awful lot of adventure into the last year. Shortly after graduating from high school in 2017, the 18-year-old hit the road, determined to be what he calls a "good traveler." One who gets to a town, finds work, makes friends, and develops a good reputation and a cadre of friends watching his back. This is in contrast to a "bad traveler," who burns bridges as he goes and ends up with no friends and likely no memory of the experience.
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
The people behind The Nugget... Jerry Baldock
Often, the first thing people see when they pick up a copy of The Nugget is a photograph by Jerry Baldock.
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Hitting the road in an RV
Hitting the road in a camper or RV is a dream cherished by thousands of folks in Oregon. What better way to enjoy the landscape and the adventure of the road?
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Developer changes subdivision plans
Developer Peter Hall appeared before the Sisters Planning Commission last week with what he said is the last request for an amendment to the original ClearPine subdivision plan.

Hall's application was for the subdivision of an approximately 10.02-acre parcel within the ClearPine subdivision to create 34 single-family detached lots and 24 single-family attached townhome lots.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

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