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Monday, December 10, 2018
Current News
Sisters man in early morning crash
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
A 21-year-old Sisters man was taken to the hospital after crashing into a tree on Highway 126 near Willow Lane in the early hours of November 30.
Lost greyhound saved by community
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
An epic effort ended happily last month with the rescue of a greyhound dog that was lost in Sisters for days.
Vision team produces draft of plan
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Sisters City Council reviewed the draft of the Sisters Vision Action Plan as presented at their November 28 workshop by NXT Consultants Steven Ames and Ruth Williamson, with assistance from the four Vision Action Team (VAT) leaders.
Council adopts short-term rental ordinances
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
No City Council minds were changed over the two weeks since the first reading of the proposed ordinances dealing with short-term rentals in Sisters.
Business
Tour reveals senior living facility
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
The place to be last Sunday afternoon in Sisters was on the Hard Hat Tour at The Lodge in Sisters. More than 400 people came through the doors to tour the senior living facility currently under construction next to the post office.
Shopping local works for Sisters folks
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Let's face it, Christmas shopping can be a pain. Fighting traffic, looking for parking - it's enough to drive a person online.
Hoodoo Ski Area to open 2018-19 season this Friday
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Hoodoo Ski Area will open its slopes for the 2018-19 season this Friday, December 7. The Manzanita, Ed, and Easy Rider lifts will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday with limited grooming but plenty of surface powder for skiing and riding.
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
Warfighter Outfitters benefit at Cork Cellars
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Jeannie Gilgenberg Buck's most recent TV project was an emotionally moving experience for her - so much so that she's carrying it forward to assist the locally operated veterans charity Warfighter Outfitters.
A very canine Christmas
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Last Saturday Sisters was brimming with holiday merriment - including the four-legged kind.
Commentary... Art and individual identity
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Erin Thompson serves as an art professor at John Jay College, City University of New York. She has written that for most art buyers "... art is a means to create and strengthen social bonds, and a way for collectors to communicate information about themselves and the world within these networks ... art can send a message about who the collector really is - or at least who the person sees themself as being."
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
Schools
ASPIRE helps students plan for future
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
For many of us, fall means experiencing cool, crisp mornings, raking leaves, and preparing for the coming holidays. However, for high school seniors (and their parents), fall can inspire feelings of uncertainty and apprehension as students start feeling the crush of writing college application essays, scheduling SAT tests, investigating post-high-school possibilities, and figuring out a way to pay for it all.
First ever dinosaur fossil discovered in Oregon
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
The fossilized toe bone of a dinosaur has been discovered among a bunch of ammonite fossils over near Mitchell.
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
Outlaws split pre-season basketball games
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
The Outlaws fell 43-46 to the Crook County (CC) Cowboys at home on Friday, November 30. Sisters trailed the entire way, but clawed their way back to make it a tight fourth quarter. A day later, the Outlaws bounced back with an impressive 64-46 win over Madras.
Wrestlers compete in season opener
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Sisters wrestlers traveled to Cascade on December 1 and competed in the Perry Burlison Tournament, where 27 teams were in attendance. The tourney offers a JV tournament and now also includes a tournament for the girls.
Lady Outlaws win pre-season opener
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
The Lady Outlaws came out strong and defeated Crook County 38-22 in their pre-season opener at home on Friday, December 1.

Sisters jumped out quick offensively and held a 14-6 lead at the close of the first quarter; at the half they were up 22-14. The Outlaws' defense was on-point in the second half, limiting the Cowgirls to just eight points to ensure the win.
Sixteen players turn out for girls basketball
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
The Lady Outlaws return 10 experienced players to the program, and will add depth with six new additions.
Health
No, sitting is not the same as smoking
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Recently, there has been a lot of attention grabbing headlines and news reports depicting sitting as a disease of our society, arguing that sitting poses the same life expectancy detriment as smoking. While such hype serves its purpose as an attention-grabber, it ought to be considered fake news.
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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