Hiker injured in fall rescued near Dillon Falls

A challenging, 2 1/2-hour rescue took place Tuesday afternoon in the steep and rocky Deschutes River Canyon near Dillon Falls for a hiker injured in a 20- to 25-foot fall, officials said.

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Hiker injured in fall rescued near Dillon Falls

A challenging, 2 1/2-hour rescue took place Tuesday afternoon in the steep and rocky Deschutes River Canyon near Dillon Falls for a hiker injured in a 20- to 25-foot fall, officials said.

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Madras students witness shots fired; suspect car sought

Two shots were fired in a southwest Madras neighborhood Monday morning, apparently over drugs, and several students witnessed it, school officials said. That led to a hunt for a suspect car and a brief, precautionary lockdown of area schools, including the Central Oregon Community College campus, officials said.

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NW Crossing neighbors 'on alert' after weekend thefts

Thieves mostly taking advantage of unlocked garage and pet doors entered garages and at least eight parked vehicles in Bend’s NorthWest Crossing neighborhood over the weekend and took items from several of them, including a gun; some residents said Monday they feel less safe, will step up security.

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Official: American killed in Libya hotel attack

At least 10 people and two attackers were killed in Tuesday's attack against the Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli, Libya, a spokesman for a security division of the Ministry of Interior in Tripoli said.

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New England slammed by 'crippling' storm

The blizzard of 2015 isn't done yet.

While sparing much of New York and New Jersey, the storm walloped parts of New England with several feet of snow and coastal flooding Tuesday.

And there's more to come.

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Mt. Ashland Ski Area tries to stay viable despite lack of snow

MEDFORD, Ore (AP) — Mt. Ashland Ski Area officials are looking beyond downhill skiing and snowboarding to keep the resort financially viable in the long term.

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Oregon City couple critically wounded after chase, shooting

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — Police in the Portland suburb of Oregon City say a man in one vehicle apparently chased and shot his wife as she drove in another vehicle, then shot himself.

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Passenger dead after Ore. police pursuit, crash

MOUNT ANGEL, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police and Marion County sheriff's officers are investigating the death of a woman who was a passenger in a pickup truck that fled from police in the small town of Mount Angel and later crashed.

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Fire at Portland truck plant; hundreds evacuated

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A fire at the Western Star Trucks plant in Portland triggered the evacuation of hundreds of workers, but the blaze was quickly put out and there were no injuries.

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Ore. home brewers to try using treated sewage water

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A dozen home brewers in the Portland area will take part in an experiment this summer to make beer from water recycled from a sewage treatment plant.

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Eugene may not need to annex 300 acres after all

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Eugene city planners say the city may not need to annex 300 acres on its southern boundary after all.

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