• Sisters restaurants reopening
    Sisters restaurants reopening
    Restaurants, bars, breweries, tasting rooms, and distilleries were all given the go-ahead to open under Oregon’s Phase I plan for recovery from the COVID-19 shutdown. After May 15, for the first time in two months, restaurants fired up their grills and employees put on their masks, allowing people to dine in and sit outside while following Phase 1 guidelines.
  • Stars over Sisters - 6/3/2020
    Stars over Sisters - 6/3/2020
    As the arrival of summer is just around the corner, it is not unreasonable to expect warmer weather to be a more frequent visitor to Central Oregon. Accompanying the more comfortable temperatures are changes in our night sky. So, while you’re enjoying a slice of early season watermelon way past your bedtime, don’t forget to go outside and look up — for you might see something amazing.
  • Big thunderstorm rocks region
    Big thunderstorm rocks region
    Thunderstorms brought abundant lightning and rain to Central Oregon on Saturday. While Sisters Country mostly escaped the severe damage experienced in Culver, which saw a tornado, the area did experience some punishment — and some fire starts.
  • 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.
    
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  • Three positions on the Sisters City Council are up for election on November 3. The terms of City Councilors Andrea Blum, Chuck Ryan, and Richard Esterman will expire on December 31, 2020. All three ar
  • The City of Sisters has parted ways with Community Development Director Patrick Davenport, bringing to an end his five-year tenure in the Sisters planning department. The community development departm
  • The City has extended its emergency declaration until June 24, by way of administrative order. The emergency declaration enables the City to adopt temporary policies swiftly and be eligible for potent
  • Community can help honor Class of 2020
    Many of Sisters’ trademark events are not happening this summer — but there is still plenty left to celebrate, including the “made in Sisters” class of 2020. The local non
  • School staff cheers senior class
    In an outpouring of support for the class of 2020, staff members from all three Sisters schools lined the roadway and bus turnaround at Sisters High School cheering, ringing bells and waving signs as
  • Grads face college altered by pandemic
    This is the second of a two-part series profiling Sisters High School (SHS) graduates who have seen their college experience disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Kendra Kemp, SHS Class of 2015, recentl
  • Sisters restaurants reopening
    Restaurants, bars, breweries, tasting rooms, and distilleries were all given the go-ahead to open under Oregon’s Phase I plan for recovery from the COVID-19 shutdown. After May 15, for the first
  • Market opening this weekend
    The countdown to the opening day of the Sisters Farmers Market is on. This Sunday, June 7 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., market vendors, volunteers, and Seed to Table staff will provide local abundance. Unde
  • New General Store open for business at BBR
    Happy childhood memories at Black Butte Ranch (BBR) often include youngsters riding their bikes to the BBR store for an ice cream cone, tasty snack, or a refreshing drink. Pedaling with friends along
  • Film will capture life and legacy of buckaroo artist
    “I learned to draw as soon as I could hold a pencil,” Len Babb The Nugget last year. “My father taught me how to paint a horse when I was about six or seven.” Len Babb’s
  • The Sisters Folk Festival (SFF) cannot go forward in 2020, due to the constraints imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, SFF staff and board remain determined to safely and responsibly provide liv
  • 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
  • Sitting around a campfire is one of the special times we all enjoy, but campfires are also a major cause of wildfires. May is Wildfire Awareness Month, and the Pacific Northwest Coordination Group urg
  • Campgrounds remained closed over Memorial Day weekend, due to COVID-19 restrictions. But that didn’t mean campers stayed home — they simply came to Sisters and set up camp dispersed out ac
  • 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
  • In last year’s Sisters Country Vision project, one of the most important elements identified that residents care about is maintaining the livability of Sisters Country as the population increase
  • 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
Tuesday, June 2, 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.
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Start Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Sisters Park & Recreation District
1750 W. McKinney Butte
Sisters
End Time: 4:00 PM
Phone: 541-549-2091
Website: http://sistersrecreation.com
SAGE meets weekdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Start Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Sisters Community Church
1300 W. McKenzie Hwy.
Sisters
End Time: 2:30 PM
Phone: 541-678-5483
Website: http://councilonaging.org/sisters-meal-site
Lunch is served every Tuesday at noon, with a social hour from 11 a.m. to noon. A foot care clinic is held on even-numbered months, a blood pressure clinic the last Tuesday of the month, and senior exercise sessions are held twice monthly. BINGO is played after each luncheon until 2:30 p.m. Reservations are required with a $3.50 suggested donation for those over 60.
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Start Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
386 N. Fir St.
Sisters
End Time: 12:00 AM
Phone: 541-548-0440
Meetings are held every Tuesday at this location.
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Start Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Sisters City Hall
520 E. Cascades Ave.
Sisters
End Time: 1:30 PM
Phone: 800-272-3900
Website: http://alz.org/oregon
This group is sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association, and is for anyone caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia. Learn from others, receive support, and learn about the many aspects of these diseases. It meets the first Tuesday of each month.
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Start Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Black Butte Ranch community room
End Time: 2:00 PM
Phone: 541-595-6236
Bridge is played every Tuesday. All are welcome, but a partner is required.
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Start Time: 2:00 PM
Location: 411 E. Carpenter Lane
Sisters, OR 97759
End Time: 2:45 PM
Phone: 541-549-6221
Free Tai Chi/Balance Class Hosted by Sisters Drug. Taught by Shannon Rackowski. Every Tuesday at 2PM at The Lodge In Sisters Fitness Room. Open to the public. 541-549-6221 for more information.
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Start Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Sisters Middle School
End Time: 3:00 PM
Phone: 541-610-9513
1st Tuesday of each month.
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Start Time: 4:00 PM
Location: TSID Office
68000 Hwy. 20 (Bend address)
End Time: 5:00 PM
Phone: 541-549-8815
Website: http://tsidweb.org
Meets the 1st Tuesday of each month.
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Start Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Sisters Saloon & Ranch Grill
190 E. Cascade Ave.
Sisters
End Time: 7:30 PM
Phone: 541-549-7427
Website: http://sisterssaloon.net
Free, every Tuesday! Sign-up is at 6:15 p.m.
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Start Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Sisters Fire Hall
301 S. Elm St.
Sisters
End Time: 9:00 PM
Phone: 541-549-0771
Website: http://sistersfire.com
Drills take place every Tuesday.
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Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 9:00 PM
Phone: 541-639-6216
Meets the 1st Tuesday of each month. Call for location.
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THE NUGGET NEWSPAPER
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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