The nugget. (Sisters, Or.) 1994-current, July 15, 2015, Page 6, Image 6

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015 The Nugget Newspaper, Sisters, Oregon
Sisters business
at a glance
• Backyard Bistro food
cart is now open at the
courtyard at Eurosports.
Chef Scott Summers pre-
pares fresh, internationally
inspired food featuring glu-
ten-free, dairy-free, vegan
and meat options. The cart is
located at 223 E. Hood Ave.
(corner of Hood Avenue and
Fir Street).
• Bronco Billy’s Ranch
Grill and Saloon is now
open for lunch and dinner
Wednesday through Sunday,
Session empowered liberals
By Jonathan J. Cooper
from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
(Fridays and Saturdays until
8 p.m.)
They will have happy
hour Wednesday through
Friday from 4 to 6 p.m.
• Three Sisters Floral is
now offering “Kelli’s Kuppy
Cakes” in two flavors
weekly. This week’s cup-
cake flavors are chocolate
porter and lemon blueberry.
The shop is located at 411
E. Main Ave., across from
The Nugget Newspaper.
Outlaws Football Camp
set to roll next week
By rongi Yost
The 2015 Outlaws
Football Camp has finalized
their dates; it will be held
Tuesday, July 21, through
Friday, July 24, on the foot-
ball practice field, which is
located behind Sisters High
School (SHS). Times are set
for 9 a.m. to noon.
Improvement in the funda-
mentals of the game, through
both group and team drills,
while stressing the impor-
tance of team concept, atti-
tude, and work ethic, will
be the camp focus this year.
The camp will also include
instruction and drills in the
area of speed, agility, and
The camp will be directed
by Randy Gardner and the
coaching staff, and will
Children & Adults
include members from both
the high school and the
middle school, as well as
guest coaches from Linfield
College. Scheduled speakers
will include former Green
Bay Packer Ken Ruettgers,
current Linfield Head
Football Coach Joe Smith,
and SHS Head Football
Coach Gary Thorson.
Camp is for players enter-
ing grades first through
eighth. Campers will receive
a camp photo and T-shirt, and
various camp awards will be
given, including the punt,
pass, and kick champions,
and fastest man.
Cost is $75 and camp-
ers can call 541-549-2091 to
register or register online at
You can also sign up and reg-
ister half an hour before start
time on the day of the camp.
Associated Press
SALEM (AP) — Oregon
will be the first state to auto-
matically register drivers to
vote and to give women access
to 12 months of birth control
at a time. Workers will get up
to a week of paid sick leave.
A controversial new global-
warming initiative aims to
reduce carbon pollution.
Evidence of the Demo-
crats’ expanded majorities
was everywhere in the 2015
session that wrapped up this
week. And while they didn’t
get everything they wanted
— most notably, tax hikes for
road construction — the lib-
eral wing of the Democratic
Party managed to break sig-
nificant new ground on issues
important to the left.
“This is the session I think
people will remember as the
year we put opportunity for
working families first,” House
Speaker Tina Kotek, a Port-
land Democrat, told reporters
an hour after the session ended
Monday night.
The stage was set for
Democratic successes in last
year’s election, when the party
expanded its majorities in the
House and Senate. The expan-
sion empowered the party’s
liberal wing, which had been
repeatedly stymied by more
moderate Democrats willing
to side with Republicans.
Even after the session was
rocked by the stunning res-
ignation of then-Gov. John
Kitzhaber in February, Demo-
cratic leaders pressed ahead
with what they called unfin-
ished business — legislation
that was stymied in previous
years. It included an exten-
sion of the low-carbon fuel
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minimum wage went nowhere,
and advocates have taken ini-
tial steps toward putting the
question on the 2016 ballot.
Democrats failed in an
effort to pay for road, bridge,
airport and transit construc-
tion through higher taxes on
gasoline, driver’s licenses and
vehicle registrations. Raising
taxes would’ve required one
Republican vote, and GOP
lawmakers were united in their
insistence that the low-carbon
fuel standard be repealed first.
While Gov. Kate Brown
and a group of legislators tried
to reach a compromise that
involved trading the fuel man-
date for other carbon reduc-
tions, the effort fizzled amid
intense lobbying by environ-
mental groups and uncertainty
about emissions data.
“No session is perfect,”
Senate President Peter Court-
ney, D-Salem, said in a state-
ment. “Every session has
accomplishments and disap-
pointments. This session was
no different. In some ways it
was tremendously successful.
In other ways it was histori-
cally difficult.”
Courtney was a top cham-
pion of the transportation
efforts and of an unsuccess-
ful bid to remodel the Capi-
tol, both of which died for
lack of support from House
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standard, which forces oil
companies to reduce the car-
bon emissions associated with
their fuels.
Democrats mandated back-
ground checks on private gun
sales, and voted to use driving
records to automatically reg-
ister eligible citizens to vote.
They approved a bill giving all
workers a week of sick leave,
which must be paid leave in
companies with at least 10
In each case, Oregon was
one of the first states to adopt
the policy.
The breakneck pace frus-
trated Republicans, who
complained Democrats were
rushing through partisan and
controversial legislation to
please their campaign donors.
Throughout the five-month
session, Republicans repeat-
edly invoked the memory
of Cover Oregon, the failed
health-insurance exchange
that tried to be a national trend-
setter but ultimately failed to
launch a working website.
“I don’t find anywhere
in the constitution a require-
ment that Oregon be famous
based on what bills we can get
passed first in the nation,” said
Rep. Mike McLane, the top
Republican in the House.
Liberals weren’t univer-
sally successful.
A proposal to hike the
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