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Oregon Adaptive Sports will explain mission at talk in Sisters
Sunday, November 11, 2018
Pat Addabbo, Executive Director of Oregon Adaptive Sports (OAS), will make a presentation this week as part of the Sisters Trails Alliance (STA) speaker series on local outdoor recreation and natural resource issues.

The event will be held on Thursday, November 15, 7 p.m. in the Sisters-Camp Sherman Fire Station Community Hall in at 301 South Elm St.
Fire pros gauge destructive fire potential
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
People in Sisters watched the utter destruction of Paradise, California, by a massive wildfire with horror and heartbreak - and a certain level of fear. Sisters-Camp Sherman Fire Chief Roger Johnson is no different.

"Obviously, there's heartbreak and you really feel for those impacted people," he told The Nugget. "But you intuitively look at it through the lens of our community."
Sisters guest ranch wins county approval
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Deschutes County has approved a conditional-use permit and site plan review submitted by Glenn and Jen Cole, who now own the former Patterson Ranch property on Highway 242.
Sisters rejects pot establishments
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Sisters will not have marijuana distribution establishments in town.

The defeat of local ballot measure 9-122, which would have allowed marijuana-based businesses to operate in Sisters, in the November 6 midterm election settled the question for now.
Business
Iconic book store in new hands
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
"For the past six years, I've told friends that I wanted to own a bookstore," Lane Jacobson told The Nugget last week.
Rules ready for council if voters OK marijuana
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
It only took the Planning Commission a few minutes to adopt Resolution 2018-07, recommending the City Council adopt Development Code text amendments (TA#18-02) establishing new land-use regulations for retail sale, producing, growing, processing, wholesaling, research, and testing of marijuana and related amendments to definition and use tables.
Alpaca ranch is sustainable lifestyle for couple
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Driving up to Alpaca Country Estates Ranch and Bed & Breakfast in Terrebonne, you can see pastures speckled with grazing alpacas. From a distance the animals might be mistaken for llamas or strangely colored deer, but up close, you can't help but marvel at their elegant necks, charming underbites, well-coiffed wavy hairdos, and bushy backsides.
Hayden Homes provides $10K for food program
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
The Sisters Kiwanis coffers were enriched at last week's meeting when Hayden Homes Vice President of Community Engagement Deborah Flagan presented a check for $10,000 to Kiwanis for their Christmas Food Program.
Arts & Entertainment
Mural installed at Old Mill District
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Dennis McGregor's concept for his latest book, "You Stole My Name," has caught on in a big way. The depiction of very different animals that share the same name now greets visitors to the Old Mill District in Bend.
Sisters choirs to perform in fall concert
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
The fall middle school and high school choir concert is set for Thursday, November 15 at 7 p.m. in the Sisters High School auditorium. Admission is free.
Sisters Folk Festival announces art theme
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
My Own Two Hands, Sisters Folk Festival's (SFF) annual art auction and fundraiser, plays an integral role in the creative lives of children in Sisters. Funds raised at the auction held in May support music programs and instruction; world-class musicians hosting workshops for youth; materials and supplies for art classes and scholarships to music and arts experiences for youth.
Three printmakers show work at Sisters Library
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
This month, prints made by three artists, each using different processes, are hanging in the Sisters Library.
Civil War Reenactment in Camp Sherman 5-19-2018
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Education
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Climate from a tree's perspective
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Do you know the difference between weather and climate?

Weather is what is happening outside your window right now and might happen in the next few days; climate is a description of atmospheric conditions over longer periods of time.

Now for a somewhat harder question: What is the difference between ecology and ecophysiology?
Summer reading works!
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
If there's one thing I've learned in the 90-some-odd years I've been traipsing around on this beautiful old planet Earth, it's the incredible value of libraries. The current one that's large in my life is, of course, our own Sisters Library which is part of the Deschutes Public Library System.
Birders sought for raptor survey
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
If you've wanted to get to know our Northwest raptors better, now's your chance. The East Cascade Audubon Society's Winter Raptor Survey Project is now underway. Jeff Fleischer, who is spearheading the 15th season of surveys under the auspices of Hawk Migration Association of North America (HMANA), says this is the first time that more than 300 survey routes will be in play.
Stars over Sisters
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
As 2018 advances into the second-to-last month of the year, the sky orients itself in new ways, bringing with it spectacular starry treats. There are new things to see and discover in our dark, infinite sky.
Sports & Recreation
Sisters salutes...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Michaela Miller, a 2016 graduate and co-valedictorian of Sisters High School, was named to the women's soccer Google Cloud Academic All-District 8 second team by the Corporation of Sports Information Directors of America.
Ski team returns experienced racers
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
The alpine ski team returns several skiers to the boys side of the squad, and with the new additions on the girls side they will be able to field a full team for the first time.
Kendra Sitz named Player of the Year
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Senior Kendra Sitz was selected as the Oregon West League Player of the Year, and Coach Rush had high praise for her senior player and her impressive play.
Outlaws earn all-league recognition
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
The Lady Outlaws soccer team had seven of their players earn all-league recognition this year, including Hallie Schwartz, who was a first-team pick.
Health
Medicare enrollment opens
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
The 2019 Medicare enrollment period began on Monday, October 15, and runs through December 7.
Healthy kitchen essentials
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Eating well requires some assembly, but it need not be tedious or frustrating. A savvy kitchen helps create easy and delicious healthy meals, thanks to time-saving tools and techniques.
The gift of letting go - moving toward simplicity
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
The intersection between our emotional state and physical surroundings is clear. With a society that thrives on consumerism and being inundated with digital information (i.e. my personal inbox with about 3,000 emails), we can frequently find ourselves feeling overwhelmed, distracted, and overstimulated.
Healthy comfort foods for fall
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
What comfort foods do you turn to when you're curled up on the couch on a cold evening?













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