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Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Current News
Boom truck takes down power lines in Sisters
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
A 29-year-old Redmond truck driver had a tough day on the job last Friday in Sisters.
Getting back to field and stream
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
After a number of years of declining interest in hunting and fishing by Oregonians, a multi-year effort by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to increase participation in those traditional outdoor activities seems to be paying off. The effort includes more opportunities - especially for young people - and here in the Sisters area as well.
Community will clean up its own act
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Years ago Sisters Park & Recreation District employee Mandee Seeley was impressed by a community Earth Day cleanup in Jamestown, New York and hoped to do something similar one day. With Seeley's organizing and encouragement, Sisters will have its own Community Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 29, 8 a.m. to noon.
Sisters woman meets long-lost brother
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
For 67-year-old Linda Boyer Monday, September 10 was a very special day: It was the day that she first laid eyes on her brother.

She'd known since she was 9 years old that she had a brother somewhere in the world, and in recent years she had wondered about him, but she didn't know a birth date or have any other leads to go on.
Developer, City of Sisters negotiating on property
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Ongoing negotiations are underway between the City of Sisters Community Development Department, Hayden Homes, and the City's legal team regarding potential development of the McKenzie Meadow Village (MMV) property.
Habitat honors it's big crew of volunteers
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Since 1991, 63 families have purchased a home through the Sisters Habitat for Humanity homeownership program. Last week one of those families, Larry and Terri Gallegly, celebrated with more than 100 Habitat volunteers and homeowners as they burned their 20-year mortgage, symbolically marking the pay-off of their home.
The people behind The Nugget... Charlie Kanzig
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Charlie Kanzig has been running and writing for most of his life - and for the past 22 years, he's been combining the two as a freelance writer and reporter with The Nugget.
Sisters living facility changes hands
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
A new agency is taking over the reins at A Home To Share (AHTS), a local coop residence that was established about three years ago to offer accommodations for Sisters residents with developmental disabilities.
Arts & Entertainment
Sisters Folk Festival returns in high style
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
All the town's a stage in Sisters for one weekend every September, and for over two decades the Sisters Folk Festival (SFF) has celebrated the annual three-day event with Americana/folk music traditions and all the sensational variations - including bluegrass, blues, country, jazz, Celtic, and various styles of Latin American music.
Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons entertained at Sisters Folk Festival
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Seattle-based artists Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons' performances were highlighted by storytelling that brought a unique experience to the audience. The music they play is inspired by early 20th century American folk and novelty songs.
Williams explores power of community
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Lyricist and singer-songwriter Dar Williams will play next weekend's Sisters Folk Festival for the first time as a headliner.
Americana Project alum to perform
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Melody Youngblood, singer-songwriter and Oregon native, now living in Kentucky, is returning to her home state and home community to perform at the Sisters Folk Festival. Youngblood grew up in the Portland area with her family.
Civil War Reenactment in Camp Sherman 5-19-2018
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Local school solves housing problem
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Fine communities, stunning forests and popular festivals: Sisters Country is filled with great things. Workforce housing isn't one of them. As in ski towns around the country, business owners and civic leaders are sometimes stymied by the lack of reasonably priced housing. Finding and retaining employees becomes difficult. One local school district solved the problem by purchasing a house outright.
Kiwanis awards grant to Audrey Tehan
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Sisters Kiwanis awards grants to Sisters-area adults who are seeking a career change or wish to enhance career opportunities.
Search and rescue team to conduct 'show and tell' in Sisters
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Russ Petersen from Deschutes County Search and Rescue (DSAR) will head up a presentation scheduled for next week as part of the Sisters Trails Alliance (STA) speaker series on local outdoor recreation and natural resource issues.
Seed to Table to raise $15,000
Thursday, September 13, 2018
An anonymous donor has stepped forward to assist Seed to Table in raising funds to augment its programing by adding an education coordinator. The donor has offered to provide $15,000 each year over the next three years if Seed to Table can match the donation.
Sports & Recreation
Sisters barrel racer takes title
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Sisters equestrienne Bailey Knirk, 14, sweats the small stuff when she's training her two horses.
Lady Outlaws sweep volleyball play
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Great play from the service line resulted in sweeps for the Lady Outlaws this past week. Sisters kicked off league play at Newport on Tuesday, September 4, with a straight three-set win with scores of 25-13, 25-4, and 25-5. At home two days later, the Outlaws trounced the Cougars 25-16, 25-6, and 25-17.
Outlaws bounce back for soccer win
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
The boys soccer squad was shut out 2-0 at home in their game against Newport on Tuesday, September 4, but two days later bounced back and shut down the Cascade Cougars on their home field.
Lady Outlaws fall in tight contest
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
The Lady Outlaws played a very close game at Newport in the league opener, but lost the battle in a final score of 1-0. Two days later smoke was an issue, and the game was called at the half.

In Tuesday's match-up, the game was close from the get-go, and went back and forth from start to finish.
Staying active: Mind your feet
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
You tapped them through the Sisters Folk Festival - or got out of your chair and danced on them. They carry you up and down the hiking trails of Sisters Country. They get you to work and to the grocery store.
Digital engagement affects families
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
The Norton family spends most of their free time playing or working in the great outdoors near Sisters. They watch a few TV shows and play some video games, but place limits on screen time. It sounds like good old-fashioned common sense: People need fresh air and healthy activity, right?
Unusual feline behaviors
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Cats often surprise us with their unpredictability and, at times, they may even seem downright eccentric. Weird cat behaviors may look unusual to humans, but for the most part it's completely normal for them.
Strength, resilience key to performance
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Elite athlete or weekend warrior, we all want to perform better on the court or on the road or trail. For many of us, being able to handle a hard day's work in the yard or the garden is just as satisfying as athletic performance.

No matter what our physical demands may be, building strength and resilience are key to improving our performance.

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