• 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: 8:00 AM
Location: The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration
68825 Brooks Camp Road
End Time: 12:00 AM
Phone: 541-548-0440
Meetings are held every Saturday at this location.
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Sisters
End Time: 4:00 PM
Phone: 541-549-2072
Email: steelefly@msn.com
Email for location.
Start Time: 11:00 AM
Location: The Environmental Center
16 NW Kansas Ave.
Bend, OR
End Time: 3:00 PM
Phone: 541-385-6908
Email: Lauren@envirocenter.org
Website: https://envirocenter.org/tec-events/earth-day-fair/
The Environmental Center organizes Central Oregon’s annual Earth Day Fair & Parade – a colorful celebration of the natural world and our place within it. Join us for live music, local food, and family-friendly activities in downtown Bend. 11:00 am: Assemble on Louisiana Avenue next to McMenamin’s 11:30 am: Parade starts (about 8 blocks through downtown Bend) Costumes that represent our natural world (plants, animals, etc) are highly encouraged! The fair takes place on Kansas Avenue in front of The Environmental Center (downtown Bend) from 12pm – 3pm.
Start Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Cork Cellars
Corner Cascade & Pine
End Time: 8:30 PM
Phone: 541-549-2675
Website: http://corkcellars.com
Jim Cornelius & Mike Biggers. No cover!
Start Time: 9:00 PM
Location: Hardtails Bar & Grill
Corner Larch & Main
End Time: 12:00 AM
Phone: 541-549-6114
Website: http://hardtailsoregon.com
No cover! Note that karaoke doesn't take place on nights when live music is scheduled.
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