• Sharing joy with the world, one “Bot” at a time
    When Gary Hirsch was a little boy, he suffered from horrible, monster-infested nightmares – dreams so vivid they sent him knocking on his parents’ bedroom door for comfort. The monsters, he said, threatened to take him away.
  • Sisters roundabout has new residents
    Three years ago it was the sketchy, uncontrolled intersection of Highway 20/Barclay Drive/McKinney Butte Road. On Monday, April 8, after years of planning and construction of a new roundabout, it became the home of sculptor Danae Bennett-Miller’s “Land of Contrasts.” 
  • Artist’s book celebrates ‘Night Skies’
    Sisters artist Paul Alan Bennett’s latest venture makes it very easy to have his world-renowned art in your home — and in your hands.
  • Cloverdale FD honors volunteers
    The volunteer members of the Cloverdale Rural Fire Protection District are a dedicated group of individuals who are true volunteers.
  • USFS plans major Suttle Lake project
    Suttle Lake is one of the best-loved and most heavily trafficked areas in Sisters Country. It is also home to an old and decaying forest. The combination of those two factors has led the Sisters Ranger District to propose a major project to deal with diseased and potentially dangerous trees.
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  • A 32-year-old Sisters man was arrested on Thursday, April 18, on charges including encouraging sexual abuse of a minor. Bend Police report that the department was provided information pertaining to Jo
  • Plane incident carries lessons 
for pilots
    Brian Lansburgh and a passenger, also a pilot, made a spectacular return home to the Sisters airport on Wednesday, April 10, landing his 1947 single-engine Piper PA-12, then flipping it on final roll-
  • • The Planning Commission and the Housing Policy Advisory Board will hold a joint meeting on Thursday, April 18, to review the Housing Needs Analysis with the consultant who prepared it. • A
  • Expo Night a hit at middle school
    Last Thursday was Expo Night at Sisters Middle School. The commons and surrounding classrooms were awash in color, music, invention, and creation. The audience was students, parents, volunteers, and i
  • Sharing joy with the world, one “Bot” at a time
    When Gary Hirsch was a little boy, he suffered from horrible, monster-infested nightmares – dreams so vivid they sent him knocking on his parents’ bedroom door for comfort. The monsters, h
  • Science talk takes on ‘fake news’
    The Internet and social media make information easier to find than ever before. From pranks to parody to propaganda, we are exposed to misinformation every day. Companies such as Facebook and Google
  • Dear Property Guy: I have a house by the OSU Bend campus that rents for $2,000 a month. If I rented it out on a room-by-room basis, the total rent would be substantially more. What do you think? &mdas
  • New coffee house offers a place to slow down
    In our culture, having coffee has come to be more about grabbing a 16-ounce-whatever in a paper cup to go. It’s about fueling up and going fast. In Sweden, coffee is something to look forward to
  • Well-known chef takes helm at local restaurant
    Chops Bistro owner Tracy Syanovitz just brought a new chef on board with over 30 years’ experience working in the food-service industry. Laotian-born Jerry Phaisavath, a former Black Butte Lodge
  • Hitchhiking with Oregon’s Poet Laureate
    When Oregon’s ninth Poet Laureate came to FivePine Conference Center, the evening felt like a classic variety show — performed by one man. Kim Stafford kicked things off by singing a capp
  • Columnist publishes book of essays
    Freelance writer and Nugget reporter and columnist Craig Rullman has published a collection of essays titled “The Bunkhouse Chronicles: Field Notes From The Figure 8 Ranch.” Some of the es
  • Folk festival to host Josh Ritter
    Acclaimed musician and songwriter Josh Ritter will help Sisters Folk Festival purchase its current headquarters. Sisters Folk Festival will present Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band at the Sisters
  • Girls track team coming together
    The loss of some top performers to graduation last year has given the 2019 girls track team some big shoes to fill, and Coach Jeff Larson is pleased with the team’s spirit and performance now th
  • Equestrians shine in final meet
    The Sisters High School Equestrian team recently participated in their third and final meet of the season. Ten athletes spent April 4-7 at Brasada Equestrian Center competing in a variety of individua
  • Boys lacrosse posts two wins
    The boys lacrosse team edged out Ridgeview 8-7 at home on Tuesday, April 9, and three days later posted a 9-5 win at home over South Salem. On Tuesday, the Outlaws were up 3-2 at the close of the firs
  • The Mosaic Medical Mobile Community Clinic is returning to Sisters. They are now seeing patients at Ponderosa Heights Apartments, every Tuesday evening, 6-8 p.m. “We are very excited to be bring
  • Pinworms make their unpleasant rounds across Sisters
    The common intestinal parasite known as pinworm or threadworm is affecting some Sisters residents. A pharmacist at Bi-Mart said Friday that the store’s inventory of pinworm medicine had sold out
  • The Center keeps Sisters kids safe in sports
    High school athletics can be one of the most beneficial aspects of a student’s education — but injury can cloud the experience. In recent years as coaches, medical professionals, student-a
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Start Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Sisters Park & Recreation District
1750 W. McKinney Butte
End Time: 4:00 PM
Phone: 541-549-2091
Website: http://sistersrecreation.com
SAGE meets weekdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Start Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Sisters Community Church
1300 W. McKenzie Hwy.
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.
Start Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
386 N. Fir St.
End Time: 12:00 AM
Phone: 541-548-0440
Meetings are held every Tuesday at this location.
Start Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Aspen Lakes Lodge
16900 Aspen Lakes Dr.
End Time: 2:00 PM
Phone: 541-760-5645
Meets every Tuesday.
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.
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
Phone: 541-549-1193
Website: http://sistershabitat.org
Meets the 4th Tuesday of each month. Call for location.
Start Time: 6:00 PM
Location: 210 NW Irving Ave
Ste 102
Bend, OR 97703
Interested in learning how to combine outdoor writing and sketching with your joy of exploring nature? Join the Deschutes Land Trust and hiker and passionate journaler, Kolby Kirk, for an evening of learning tips and techniques for keeping a journal while exploring nature! We'll discuss ways of seeing and recording the landscape, explore reasons for keeping a trail journal, and learn tips for quickly sketching flora/fauna for later identification. No journaling experience needed.
Start Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Sisters Saloon & Ranch Grill
190 E. Cascade Ave.
End Time: 7:30 PM
Phone: 541-549-7427
Website: http://sisterssaloon.net
Free, every Tuesday! Sign-up is at 6:15 p.m.
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Sisters Fire Hall
301 S. Elm St.
End Time: 9:00 PM
Phone: 541-549-0771
Website: http://sistersfire.com
Drills take place every Tuesday.
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Location: The Belfry
Corner Main & Spruce
End Time: 9:00 PM
Phone: 541-912-0750
Website: http://sistersscienceclub.org
Doors open at 6 p.m. for social hour, with the speaker at 7 p.m. Dr. Daniel Lowd presents "Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence: Science Takes on Fake News." $5 admission for the general public, but teachers, students, and science club donors are free.
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