• Flags wave in Tollgate Village parade
    Flags wave in Tollgate Village parade
    On the morning of July 4, the road in Tollgate was awash with red, white, and blue everywhere — from VFW flag-bearer Earl Schroeder leading the parade in his shorts and straw hat, to others’ hats, shirts, bicycle helmets, face masks, and dozens of flags. Dogs of every size and breed were festooned in colorful scarves and ruffs in the spirit of the day.
  • The Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show must go on
    The Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show must go on
    Quilters are resilient.

    After all, they carried their works of functional art across the Great Plains on the Oregon Trail, through all kinds of hardship on their quest for a new life in Oregon.
  • Locals rally in support of first responders
    Locals rally in support of first responders
    Sisters residents turned out on Saturday morning, June 27, to show appreciation for firefighters and police.
  • Folk Festival planning live music
    Folk Festival planning live music
    Staff at Sisters Folk Festival are in the beginning stages of planning to offer some small-scale music events during the summer. 
  • MidOregon invests in Sisters
    MidOregon invests in Sisters
    The walls are already going up on MidOregon Credit Union’s new facility that lies directly across the parking lot from Ray’s Food Place, so a groundbreaking ceremony is a little belated. That’s just how things roll in 2020, and regardless of timing, a host of dignitaries broke out the golden shovels last week and made the dirt fly.
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  • A motorcyclist was killed in a collision on Highway 20 last Wednesday, in a wreck that blocked the highway in both directions. Oregon State Police reported that OSP Troopers and emergency personnel re
  • Lt. Bailey takes helm at Sisters sheriff’s office
    The new five-year law enforcement contract between the City of Sisters and the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) took effect on July 1. Current Public Information Officer (PIO) for the DC
  • Last week, Governor Kate Brown issued a statewide mandate requiring Oregonians to wear face coverings in indoor public spaces, effective July 1. The guidance applies to businesses and members of the p
  • Sisters Folk Festival’s Americana Project and the Graduate Research Organization (GRO) have announced the recipients of their 2020 scholarship awards. Sisters Folk Festival awarded a total of $4
  • Quilters help provide scholarships for high school students
    Since 2007, quilters who participate in the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show have turned their talents to helping others. The Wish Upon A Card Fundraiser & Fabric Challenge started as a partnership with
  • Cundiff closes out school career
    Shirleen Cundiff rolled into Sisters in 1998 with her two daughters, Jamie and Kelly, the day before school started, fulfilling a dream she and her husband, Gary, had kept for many years of residing i
  • Hauling grass and taking names
    Local Sisters’ business T&M?Hauling started quite by accident when co-owner Thys (rhymes with peace) Kuitert was attending a residents meeting in Tollgate early this year. He clearly heard t
  • An innovator in quilting and business
    Entrepreneur Jean Wells Keenan has been an innovator in the quilting world for over four decades. Creating a business out of her passion, Keenan then took her talents as a teacher, artist, author, and
  • Becoming a Friend of the Show
    To provide free admission to the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show, SOQS organizers depend on business sponsors, quilt sales, donations and their membership, Friends of the Show. SOQS Executive Director Dawn
  • Sisters Folk Festival to host August 1 concert
    Sisters Folk Festival, known for its annual Americana music festival and community arts education and engagement, has announced it will produce a socially-distanced concert on Saturday, August 1 with
  • The High Desert Museum’s signature fundraiser, High Desert Rendezvous, returns on Saturday, August 29, at 6:30 p.m. The lively evening this year will take place in the virtual world. This marks
  • SOQS founder is 45th anniversary featured artist
    Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show (SOQS), the world’s largest outdoor quilt show in the world will be reinvented into a virtual experience in light of the COVID-19 restrictions. There will also be fibe
  • On the Deschutes National Forest there are approximately 700 known caves, which are often abused by forest users, including vandalism, lighting fires, playing music, excavating and removing geologic a
  • Following a warm and dry spring, drought is emerging and expanding across much of the west. Central Oregon is expected to see warmer- and-drier-than-average conditions this summer. At the same time, a
  • Caught in an avalanche
    In the early morning hours of May 23, Danielle Rudinsky and Shelby Lowman set out to climb the southwest aspect of Mt. Hood. Rudinsky and Lowman started up a route unpopulated by other climbers and wh
  • Nobody wants to think about it much, but the advent of beautiful, sunny, hot weather also marks the arrival of wildfire season in Sisters Country. Deschutes County Health Services encourages residents
  • The Deschutes County Stabilization Center is now open and serving children and adults who are in need of short-term, mental-health crisis assessment and stabilization. The Stabilization Center, locate
  • PORTLAND (AP) — Oregon hasn’t seen a coronavirus resurgence in the weeks since most counties began to slowly reopen businesses, the state’s top health official said Wednesday, June 3
Saturday, July 11, 2020

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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.
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: 8:00 PM
Location: Hardtails Bar & Grill
Corner Larch & Main
End Time: 10:00 PM
Phone: 541-549-6114
Website: http://www.bendticket.com
Tribute to The Police. Tickets will only be sold online at www.bendticket.com. Limit 100 per show.
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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