• Fundraising underway for 45th SOQS
    Fundraising underway for 45th SOQS
    The Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show welcomed guests on Thursday, December 5, for their first holiday luncheon at the Sisters Community Church Fireside Room to kick off fundraising efforts for the 45th Anniversary Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show to be held July 5-10, 2020. Jeff Omodt, board president, made opening remarks and introduced Dawn Boyd, executive director, who outlined some of the new special activities and events planned for the 2020 show. 
  • ‘One Tree – Many Songs’ unveiled in the woods near Sisters
    ‘One Tree – Many Songs’ unveiled in the woods near Sisters
    Young Frankie Borla gave a drum roll and 40 hardy souls clapped mittened hands at the grand unveiling of “One Tree – Many Songs” on the sawdust-covered snow outside the studio of master chainsaw sculptor J. Chester “Skip” Armstrong on Sunday.
  • Sheriff’s sergeant averts tragedy
    Sheriff’s sergeant averts tragedy
    A sheriff’s deputy pulled a man out of harms way during a response to an accident east of Sisters in Tumalo.
  • Man rescued from deep snow, cold
    Man rescued from deep snow, cold
    With the snow piling high and temperatures plunging well below zero on Sunday night, a man camping at high elevation in the forest near Camp Sherman decided he had better get out.
  • Sisters parades its holiday spirit
    Sisters parades its holiday spirit
    Snowfall framed the picturesque 42nd annual Sisters Christmas Parade on Hood Avenue last Saturday. Horses and dogs, Zumba dancers and firefighters braved the cold, waving and handing out candy to a thin but enthusiastic crowd.
  • Fire department putting engines into service
    Fire department putting engines into service
    The Sisters-Camp Sherman Fire District (SCSFD) has purchased a pair of 2008 model Pierce Contender fire engines to replace aging equipment at the fire stations located in Squaw Creek Canyon Estates and Camp Sherman.
    
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  • Many newer residents, and even some old-timers, may not know much about what the Sisters Park & Recreation District (SPRD) does, how it is funded, and where it came from. SPRD is a special taxing
  • Slash burning considered “most economical” for removal
    With the rise of global temperatures and concern about climate change, the common forestry practice of slash burning is questioned by some citizens and organizations. Slash consists of branches and ot
  • According to preliminary data received by NOAA’s National Weather Service in Pendleton, temperatures at Sisters averaged near normal during the month of November. The average temperature was 37.
  • Winter Solstice: More than a short, dark day
    People commonly refer to winter solstice as “the shortest day of the year,” but is that factual? Pat Leiser told The Nugget it’s just one of several “shortest days.” &ld
  • Sisters salutes...
    • Becky Aylor, who has been a sparkplug in leadership in Sisters School District, has resigned to take a temporary position at Mountain View High School as their Dean of Students. Local veterans
  • Parker wins Patriot’s Pen contest
    Blake Parker, an eighth-grade student at Sisters Middle School, won the Patriot’s Pen essay contest hosted by VFW Post 8138. The essay, on the topic “What makes America great,” was s
  • Sisters Kiwanis Food Bank is facing continually increased demand as Sisters enters the winter season. A Sisters market is stepping in to help. Melvin’s by Newport Ave. Market has launched its Fo
  • Huge success for local vet’s dogs in AKC competitions
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  • The Center announces new CEO
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  • Santa brings joy to Sisters Canines
    Even though Santa has been busy in Sisters this holiday season, he still had time to pull up his sleigh at Sisters Art Works last Saturday to put in a special appearance for Pet Photos with Santa that
  • High Desert Chorale sings for Christmas
    Connie Gunterman and her chorale of 50 voices, with the support of accompanist Donna Moyer, brought the Spirit of Christmas to life in Sisters Country in two performances last weekend. Leading the per
  • Tuba player selected to play Down Under
    Sisters High School junior Jack Ogan has dedicated hours to his musical craft as a tuba player, resulting in many opportunities, including honor band selection. Recently his stock rose further when he
  • Outlaws wrestlers competed at the Perry Burlison Invitational at Cascade High School last weekend, in a one-day tournament that also featured JV and girls divisions. “I really enjoy starting the
  • The boys and girls basketball squads both dropped their games in the pre-season opener. The boys fell in a tight game on the road at Dallas that ended in a 44-40 loss, and the girls were defeated with
  • Running commentary
    Some might call it a “slice of heaven.” What could be better as a runner? Get up early on Thanksgiving morning, layer on your cold-weather athletic gear and go to a running event called &l
  • This is always a very busy time of year to be a mental health provider. Amid the twinkling lights, snowflakes, and seasonal cheer, feelings of loss and loneliness often can permeate and subdue holiday
  • Here goes the 2019 holiday season. For many folks this means family visitation, traveling — and inconsistency of exercise and healthy eating. What does this mean for the fitness you’ve bee
  • A recent fitness and health report indicated one commonality that diet, exercise, and rest are affected by. It’s one thing everyone can work toward improving. It’s intuitive, yet the first
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Start Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Sisters Library
Corner Main & Cedar
Sisters
End Time: 11:00 AM
Website: http://sistersfol.com
Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
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Start Time: 10:00 AM
Location:
142 E. Main Ave.Sisters
End Time: 5:00 PM
Email: dttowing6811@yahoo.com
The 9th annual event! Lots of local vendors offering quality, handmade items. Don't miss the chance to buy unique, special gifts. Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Start Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Sisters Park & Recreation District
1750 W. McKinney Butte
Sisters
End Time: 4:00 PM
Phone: 541-549-2091
Website: http://sistersrecreation.com
SAGE meets weekdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Start Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Sisters Community Church
1300 W. McKenzie Hwy.
Sisters
End Time: 2:30 PM
Phone: 541-678-5483
Website: http://councilonaging.org/sisters-meal-site
Lunch is served every Tuesday at noon, with a social hour from 11 a.m. to noon. A foot care clinic is held on even-numbered months, a blood pressure clinic the last Tuesday of the month, and senior exercise sessions are held twice monthly. BINGO is played after each luncheon until 2:30 p.m. Reservations are required with a $3.50 suggested donation for those over 60.
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Start Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
386 N. Fir St.
Sisters
End Time: 12:00 AM
Phone: 541-548-0440
Meetings are held every Tuesday at this location.
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Start Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Aspen Lakes Lodge
16900 Aspen Lakes Dr.
Sisters
End Time: 2:00 PM
Phone: 541-760-5645
Meets every Tuesday.
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Start Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Black Butte Ranch community room
End Time: 2:00 PM
Phone: 541-595-6236
Bridge is played every Tuesday. All are welcome, but a partner is required.
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Start Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Sisters Community Church
1300 W. McKenzie Hwy.
Sisters
End Time: 2:30 PM
Phone: 907-687-8101
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
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Start Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Black Butte School
Camp Sherman
End Time: 7:00 PM
Phone: 541-595-6203
Website: http://blackbutte.k12.or.us/
Jefferson County School District 509J. Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
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Start Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Sisters Saloon & Ranch Grill
190 E. Cascade Ave.
Sisters
End Time: 7:30 PM
Phone: 541-549-7427
Website: http://sisterssaloon.net
Free, every Tuesday! Sign-up is at 6:15 p.m.
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Start Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Sisters Saloon
Sisters
End Time: 8:00 PM
Phone: 541-480-5994
The SPTC meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday each month at Sisters Saloon.
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Start Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Sisters Fire Hall
301 S. Elm St.
Sisters
End Time: 9:00 PM
Phone: 541-549-0771
Website: http://sistersfire.com
Drills take place every Tuesday.
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