• Food pantry gets hand from law enforcement
    Food pantry gets hand from law enforcement
    The clamor of brown paper bags being filled with edible goods echos throughout the Bread of Life food pantry at the New Hope Christian Center in Sisters. A team of volunteers fills 200 bags full of dried goods, fresh produce, and essentials to be handed out to local families during the weekly food drive.
  • Sisters navigating COVID-19 response
    Sisters navigating COVID-19 response
    As new restrictions continue to be imposed on activities, Sisters residents and businesses are trying to navigate an uncertain path. 
  • A wildfire campaigner retires
    A wildfire campaigner retires
    Jinny Reed has been working fire for 32 years. She has been with the Sisters Ranger District for 19 of those years working in wildfire prevention, education and suppression. After a career spanning most of her adult life after high school, Reed hung up her uniform and retired as of February 29.
  • Women Build in Sisters
    Women Build in Sisters
    Sisters Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s Warehouse in Redmond partnered to celebrate women building affordable homes in Sisters. Through International Women Build Week, Habitat and Lowe’s unite women around the world to bring awareness to the need of affordable housing. Women gather, learn skills, build and repair homes all over the world.
  • Jazz enthusiast launches jam night at The Belfry
    Jazz enthusiast launches jam night at The Belfry

    Jazz is a life’s passion for Robert Sposato. He moved to Sisters in 2017, and he’s having a significant impact on Sisters’ thriving music scene, creating a monthly jam night for young musicians at The Belfry. And he’s developing a jazz series to be launched later in the year.

  • Equestrian team competes in first meet of new season
    Equestrian team competes in first meet of new season
    The Sisters High School equestrian team got the 2020 season underway with a strong start at the first Oregon High School Equestrian Team (OHSET) meet of the year at the Redmond Fairgrounds on February 21-23. 
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  • Detectives assigned to the Central Oregon Drug Enforcement (CODE) team arrested two Prineville residents in Sisters on Tuesday, March 31, as the result of a long-term investigation by the CODE team in
  • To reduce exposure to and spread of COVID-19, the Deschutes County Board of Commissioners approved and executed an order prohibiting short term rental stays in the rural, unincorporated areas of Desch
  • Sheriff’s deputies are investigating an incident in which a man was bitten by a loose dog on the Peterson Ridge Trail at the south end of Sisters on Wednesday, March 25. A man was reportedly run
  • In an effort to protect the safety of patients, volunteers and staff, and members of the community, Hospice of Redmond has made the difficult decision to cancel its children’s grief su
  • Gonzaga students volunteer
    Eleven Gonzaga University students out of Spokane, Washington, spent their spring break in Sisters, volunteering for Sisters Habitat for Humanity as part of Habitat for Humanity International’s
  • The Sisters School District reports that as of Monday, March 16, none of the positive cases of COVID-19 in Deschutes County or the state had a connection to the Sisters school community. All school a
  • Washington Federal Bank is offering small businesses lines of credit up to $200,000 interest free for 90 days for those affected by COVID-19. The bank, which has a branch in Sisters, has committed $10
  • Sisters businesses are finding creative ways to continue to serve their customers during these challenging, ever-changing times! The following list reflects changes of hours, delivery and pick-up opti
  • Durham named Woman of the Year
    Jesse Durham, co-owner of Sisters Coffee Co., has earned recognition as Woman of the Year from the Bend Chamber of Commerce. The annual award ceremony was held Friday evening at the Eagle Mountain Eve
  • Arts organizations across the state — including those in Sisters — have been heavily impacted by the shutdown in place to slow the spread of COVID-19. Nonprofit cultural organizations in
  • I like two kinds of books or movies: either the bad guy dies at the end or the couple live happily ever after. All my favorite books and movies are series. By the time I’ve read or watched a cou
  • The Nugget staff and freelancers are sharing some of their favorite stories and activities to help Sisters pass through the Quarantine of 2020: Katy Yoder, correspondent: On the screen: •?&ldquo
  • Getting outdoors in the fresh air during the COVID-19 shutdown promises benefits to both physical and mental health. Yet campgrounds, sno-parks and trailheads are shut down. That has raised questions
  • Running commentary: the forest soothes
    As I watched my dogs Kinzua and Raven race up the red cinder 1008 road just north of Cold Springs Campground, I paused to take in my surroundings: mature, sun-splashed, yellow-bellied ponderosa pines
  • Many Sisters folks are eager to get out hiking as spring struggles to get started in Sisters Country. However, Sisters Trails Alliance (STA) is asking hikers to stay off muddy trails. A mild winter an
  • In an effort to protect the safety of patients, volunteers and staff, and members of the community, Hospice of Redmond has made the difficult decision to cancel its children’s grief su
  • A state task force warned against easing restrictions in the effort to stem the spread of the COVID-19 virus in Oregon. The warning came as part of a Health Care System Action Plan developed by the &l
  • Animals help us in times of crisis
    The Centers for Disease Control and the American Veterinary Association have recently stated that pets are NOT a risk for spreading COVID-19. The World Health Organization has also recently reported t
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Location: Sisters
End Time: 12:00 AM
Phone: 541-279-1977
Meets the 1st Friday of each month.
Start Time: 1:00 AM
End Time: 12:00 AM
Because event schedules are changing daily with changing guidelines concerning COVID-19, we at The Nugget Newspaper recommend that you use the included contact information to confirm events and meetings before attending. --- All Sisters School District activities, including sports practices, have been suspended until April 28. --- The City of Sisters will be closing City Hall to the public during normal business hours until April 1. All board and committee meetings will be canceled through April 15. --- SPRD Coffield Center is closed March 17-April 5. All SPRD programs and classes are canceled March 17-April 5. All SPRD events canceled until May 15. This includes Summer Kickoff and Volunteer Fair, Earth Day Community Clean Up and SALI (Sisters Annual Lacrosse Invitational). --- Deschutes Public Library locations are closed to the public, with a tentative reopening date of April 1.
Start Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Sisters Park & Recreation District
1750 W. McKinney Butte
End Time: 4:00 PM
Phone: 541-549-2091
Website: http://sistersrecreation.com
SAGE meets weekdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Start Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Shepherd of the HIlls Luthern Church
386 N. Fir St.
End Time: 1:00 PM
Phone: 541-548-0440
Meetings are held every Friday at noon for one hour, open to everyone.

Start Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Redmond, OR 97756
End Time: 7:00 PM
Downtown Redmond is hosting the annual Youth Art Walk on Friday April 3rd from 4-7pm, coinciding with the April First Friday. Local student's artwork and musical performances will take place in various Downtown Redmond Businesses, art will be up through the weekend. Come see creative local student art and listen to live music performed by students, shop local, eat at one of several new restaurants and have a fun night exploring Downtown Redmond.
Start Time: 5:00 PM
Location: 201 Sun Ranch Dr.
End Time: 8:00 PM
Phone: 541-588-0311
Bring your own games & friends or find them there!
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
442 E. Main Ave.
Sisters, Oregon
Office: 541-549-9941
Newsroom: 541-390-6973
Office Hours:
Mon. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tues. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Thurs. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Fri. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Mailing Address:
PO Box 698
Sisters, OR 97759

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