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Horse tripping ban signed in Oregon

The “sport” involves roping or lassoing a horse’s legs so they fall. Sometimes horses don’t get up from the falls — suffering broken legs, …

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Smoke closes Oregon Vortex

The Oregon Vortex is closed Tuesday as wildfire smoke bears down on the summer attraction believed to be controlled by the earth’s magnetic …

A $10,000 donation by the Clackamas Federal Credit Union will fund nearly a dozen two-way satellite communication units like this one. (KOIN 6 News, July 30, 2013

Mt. Hood white-outs no match for satcoms

The Mt. Hood Search and Rescue Council received a grant Monday for equipment that’s expected to help save lives in the timberline areas it c…