• Aviator fought in World War II
    Aviator fought in World War II
    Ten Sisters veterans gathered at the Village Green on Memorial Day, May 25, to honor the fallen and to pay their respects to all veterans who had served our country in U.S. military service.
  • City of Sisters COVID-19 Situation Report - 5/27/2020
    City of Sisters COVID-19 Situation Report - 5/27/2020
    With Memorial Day Weekend behind us and June around the corner, the City is closely monitoring Deschutes County data of COVID-19 cases and continuing to research ways to balance safety and prosperity.
  • Folk Festival fundraiser marks big success
    Folk Festival fundraiser marks big success
    Just a few weeks ago, the Sisters Folk Festival was faced with the possibility of losing its My Own Two Hands fundraiser to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Sisters youth works with mustang
    Sisters youth works with mustang
    Earlier this year, 11-year-old Hailey Weston applied and was chosen to participate in Mustang Madness 2020. This event is organized by Mustang Yearlings/Washington Youth (MYWY), a nonprofit whose principal belief is that “Kids make better mustangs, and mustangs make better kids.”
  • Church has new name, reflecting independence
    Church has new name, reflecting independence
    Westside Sisters Church has adopted a new name. The former satellite church of Westside Bend is changing their official title to Wellhouse Church and has acquired the Sisters Christian Academy preschool into its structure with additional plans to expand in the near future.
  • Runners create ‘social distance’ race
    Runners create ‘social distance’ race
    Eight Sisters women ages 51 to 75 and Mabel, a black labrador, didn’t let a global pandemic stop them from a long-prepared-for running event.
    
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  • Lorna Hewitt of Sisters didn’t expect a few hours in front of a sewing machine would produce nearly $127,000 in addition to the face masks she was making. After being laid off from her job at a
  • Aviator fought in World War II
    Ten Sisters veterans gathered at the Village Green on Memorial Day, May 25, to honor the fallen and to pay their respects to all veterans who had served our country in U.S. military service. The small
  • Raising walls on affordable homes
    In response to the growing need for affordable housing, nonprofit First Story, Hayden Homes, NeighborImpact and other local partners are collaborating to help three families move into new homes in Sis
  • Central Oregon Youth Conservation Corps (COYCC) is accepting applications for summer employment right now through the end of May. Both students and crew leaders are encouraged to apply. This is a grea
  • Sisters woman had a vision to help students
    For Karen Hensley, co-founder of Sisters Graduate Resource Organization (GRO), the desire to create opportunities for others had its roots in being part of a big family growing up in a small town in t
  • Summer reading key to student success
    Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy said, “There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.” Reading is foundational for education and un
  • Retailers happy to be open for business
    The road to recovery has started for local businesses in Sisters. They unlocked their doors on Friday May 15, the day Deschutes County moved into Phase I of the state’s reopening. For the first
  • Circle of Friends names new executive director
    Sisters’ youth mentorship program Circle of Friends has a new pilot at the helm. Nicole Swisher Woodson will take on duties as executive director of the program starting June 1. Woodson brings t
  • New Sisters Farmer’s Market to launch June 7
    There’s a lot of change happening at the Sisters Farmer’s Market. Some is in response to COVID-19 and safety measures for participants. For the first time, Seed to Table will be running th
  • The Sisters Folk Festival cannot go forward in 2020, due to the constraints imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the Festival staff and board remain determined to safely and responsibly provide
  • In compliance with Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s current COVID-19 phased reopening schedule, the High Desert Museum and the Waterston Desert Writing Prize will hold the September 10, 2020 Prize a
  • Folk Festival fundraiser marks big success
    Just a few weeks ago, the Sisters Folk Festival was faced with the possibility of losing its My Own Two Hands fundraiser to the coronavirus pandemic. The annual event is critical to supporting the Fes
  • Salem – The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) will offer limited camping at many state park campgrounds starting June 9. State park camping closed statewide March 23 in an effort to
  • The Deschutes National Forest opened most developed day-use sites and boat ramps on the national forest.  Those sites remaining closed have hazard trees or still have significant snow, the Forest
  • Faced with a radically altered programming landscape and a significant revenue squeeze thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sisters Park & Recreation District (SPRD) is restructuring and streamlining.
  • Oregon has received its first shipments of Remdesivir, an experimental drug that has been used to treat patients hospitalized with severe COVID-19.  On May 12 and May 15, Oregon received allotmen
  • The Sisters Farmers Market, managed by the Sisters-based nonprofit organization, Seed to Table, is helping to ensure the Sisters community has access to essential, local, artisanal and nutritious good
  • During these unprecedented times, it is natural to be concerned about suicide risk in our communities. Suicide is the most preventable form of death and something we can all do to help prevent suicide
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