Oregon’s forestry and logging industry looked a lot different 100 years ago. Discover this history juxtaposed with modern conservation efforts as Deschutes Public Library presents “Know Timber” in November. Learn about contributions to Oregon’s logging history by African and Chinese Americans. Tap your feet to the melody of logging ballads. Discover the most famous Northwest…

Pumpkin decorating contest, spine-tingling book picks and more at your library. It’s the Return of the Great Pumpkin Decorating Contest The annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest is back, and we cannot wait to see where your creativity takes you this year! To take part, simply decorate a pumpkin as one of your favorite book characters; winners…

(Pepper Pepper (recipient of Oregon Arts Commission Artist Fellowship), Night Sky 3, 2019, digital image | Photo courtesy of Oregon Arts Commission) The Oregon Arts Commission is now accepting applications from visual artists for the Artist Fellowship program. About the Fellowship Program The Individual Artist Fellowship Program honors Oregon’s professional artists and their achievements while…

(Image | Courtesy of Deschutes Public Library) Grab your magnifying glass (and library card) to crack the case of Know Mystery this October with Deschutes Public Library. Hunt for clues to make a case for Bigfoot’s existence, and unearth modern findings of Aztec hieroglyphs. Tackle taboo topics with a Death Café conversation, and take the…

The Sisters Rodeo Association Board of Directors has announced that the 2022 Sisters Rodeo performance tickets are on sale now. The Sisters Rodeo returns the second weekend in June 2022. The rodeo kicks off with Xtreme Bulls on Wednesday June 8, followed by Rodeo performances on Friday through Sunday June 10-12. All tickets are being…

The Sisters Arts Association’s fifth annual Artist Studio Tour is scheduled for the final weekend in September. This is a self-guided driving tour, featuring 35 artists in 25 studio locations, in and around Sisters. Some artists will be sharing studios to minimize driving times. Tour guides with artist locations, will be available in local galleries,…

(Photo | by Kristine Thomas) Analyzing if it’s obvious who murdered the deceitful golfer, determining if your character’s banter is romantically playful or finding a word to rhyme with “solemnly” are a smattering of tasks a writer probably shouldn’t attempt to do alone. Thankfully, there are many resources for writers to find what they need to…