• Students big winners in tech competition
    Students big winners in tech competition
    Sisters Middle School teacher Jeff Schiedler’s seventh- and eighth-grade technology class is one of two in Oregon to win the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest, resulting in a prize worth $15,000 in technology supplies and equipment. 
  • Sisters woman pursuing her music
    Sisters woman pursuing her music
    Megan Ellsworth has been singing and playing guitar since she was a little girl running around the woods of Camp Sherman. Ellsworth, a Sisters High School graduate, class of 2016, is entering her last semester of college at the University of Colorado in Denver. 
  • Sisters hit by heavy winds
    Sisters hit by heavy winds
    The year 2020 blew into Sisters like a freight train. A heavy windstorm broke trees, tore up roofs, knocked over signs and buffeted houses throughout the afternoon on January 1.
  • IEE fundamental to Outlaws culture
    IEE fundamental to Outlaws culture
    IEE (Interdisciplinary Environmental Expedition) has been a fundamental part of the culture of Sisters High School for almost 20 years, starting in 2000. It is one of the unique offerings that makes Sisters High School stand out among its peers — even among larger schools.
  • Students earn Inventerprise awards
    Students earn Inventerprise awards
    Students at Sisters Christian Academy earned awards for their proposals on how to clean the oceans as part of the 28th annual Inventerprise Science Contest Challenge. 
  • Donations support Life Skills
    Donations support Life Skills
    Josh Nordell and his Life Skills students have a “can-do” attitude when it comes to helping raise money for their program at Sisters High School. He and his students have set up a trailer container at the school for donors to drop off returnable cans and bottles. 
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  • Ray’s Food Place in Sisters fared poorly in routine state food inspections, according to a report released by The Oregonian/Oregon Live last weekend. The report listed the 21 stores that fared w
  • Program offers funds for leaders
    The twenty-somethings and teenagers of Sisters are eligible to apply for the 2020-2021 Rural Organizing Fellowship. The fellowship supports Oregonians between the ages of 16 and 30 working toward posi
  • Judge Wells Ashby told a packed and solemn courtroom on Tuesday, January 14, that no sentence can “properly honor Jenny Cashwell or square the ledger on her death.” Alan Peter Porciello, 3
  • The Sisters School Board is seeking a community member to fill a vacant position on the District’s budget committee. The person appointed will serve on the committee for three budget terms: 2020
  • Edie Jones became the newest member of the Sisters School Board following a unanimous vote at the monthly Board meeting held Wednesday, January 8. Jones got the nod over two other candidates who had
  • The long-running Sisters Science Fair scheduled for March has been cancelled as the Sisters Science Club and the Sisters School District work on a plan to carry the event into the next decade. The Sis
  • After decades of printing on The Bulletin’s press in Bend, The Nugget is adapting to changes. The Bulletin’s press shut down operations at the end of November. Plans are to shift to printi
  • Beacham’s is Business of the Year
    Owners Ed and Kathi Beacham moved to Sisters and opened their business in 1978 and have been here ever since. Together they have created a world of precision, beauty, and whimsy that is overseen by th
  • Sisters Kiwanis Food Bank is facing continually increased demand as Sisters enters the winter season. A Sisters market is stepping in to help. Melvin’s by Newport Ave. Market has launched its Fo
  • Habitat announces contest winners
    The winners are in for Sisters Habitat for Humanity’s 13th Annual Gingerbread Trail fundraiser. Twenty-one local businesses participated in this confectionary competition this year. Judge’
  • Drum workshop will empower locals
    “Sisters is a community that appreciates traditional folk arts,” said Maesie Speer, programs director of Caldera Arts Center near Suttle Lake. Locals will have a chance to immerse in the J
  • Sisters filmmaker documents rise of hemp
    Hemp. It’s everywhere in Central Oregon. The crop that many Founding Fathers grew more than 200 years ago is suddenly a booming agricultural industry in Sisters Country. Greg Moring, a filmmaker
  • The Lady Outlaws skied their first giant slalom race of the season on Cliffhanger at Mt. Bachelor on Friday, January 10, and walked off the slopes with a fourth-place finish. Hollie Lewis was the Out
  • Outlaws lose final 
pre-season games
    The Outlaws wrapped up their pre-season with two losses: a 40-48 defeat at the hands of Klamath Union (KU) on Saturday, January 4, and a 58-64 overtime loss at home against Madras three days later. In
  • A record-breaking performance by senior Lydia Bartlett highlighted results for the Sisters Outlaws in their first meet of 2020 held at the Madras Swim Center on Saturday, January 11. The Madras Invita
  • How do young people learn to be happy adults, with a positive sense of well-being? Most of our youth will figure this out on their own. By the time they graduate from high school they will possess a f
  • Newsflash! 2019 is over, people can finally get around to making all those changes they’ve been intending to make. Now that the dialogue transitions from complaining to actually doing something,
  • Deschutes County Health Services is seeing an increase in flu cases in Central Oregon. The flu vaccine is the most effective way to avoid getting sick from the flu virus, and the best way to protect y
Saturday, January 18, 2020

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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: 1:00 PM
Location: 2303 SW First St.
Redmond 97756
This two-day workshop will cover things you need to know about taking care of your home including home maintenance budgeting, home safety and energy saving techniques as well as hands-on demonstration of preventative maintenance. Must pre-register by completing an intake form, paying and enrolling online
Start Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Cork Cellars
Corner Cascade & Pine
End Time: 8:30 PM
Phone: 541-549-2675
Website: http://corkcellarswinebistro.com
Jazz Folks. No cover!
Start Time: 9:00 PM
Location: Hardtails Bar & Grill
Corner of Main & Larch
End Time: 1:00 AM
Phone: 541-549-6114
Website: http://hardtailsoregon.com
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