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Fallen climber’s body recovered from slopes of Mount Jefferson; Bend-based helicopter helps in effort

A fallen climber's body was recovered Monday from high on the slopes of Mount Jefferson, three days after he was reported missing, in an effort assisted by a Bend-based helicopter privately funded through a GoFundMe page, Linn County Sheriff Michelle Duncan said. The post Fallen climber’s body recovered from slopes of Mount Jefferson; Bend-based helicopter helps in effort appeared first on KTVZ.
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▶️ Body of climber on Mount Jefferson recovered

The body of a climber from Texas was recovered from Mount Jefferson Monday, four days after he went missing on a climb near the summit. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office reports that Jeffrey Dale, 29 was climbing with a group last Thursday when the weather turned bad. The group decided to turn back but Dale pressed on. The sheriff’s office described him as an experienced climber with a history of completing difficult climbs in the past.
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▶️ Texas climber killed after apparent fall on Mount Jefferson

An online fundraiser is seeking donations to cover the costs to recover the body of a climber at Mount Jefferson. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office reports that Jeffrey Dale, 29, of Texas was climbing with a group last Thursday when the weather turned bad. The group decided to turn back but Dale pressed on. The sheriff’s office described him as an experienced climber with a history of completing difficult climbs in the past.
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Search is on for missing hiker in Linn county

LINN COUNTY, Ore. - Linn County Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing climber last seen on Mount Jefferson. Jeffrey Dale, 29, of Texas was last seen near the summit of Mount Jefferson near the 10,200' elevation mark, deputies said. Linn County Sheriff's Office deputies said the report came in...
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Scientific testing provides new info in 2020 unidentified person case

ALBANY, Ore. -- Science has revealed new evidence in the case of an unidentified person from April 2020, but the person remains unidentified. Oregon State Police says that on April 4, 2020, the remains of an adult white woman were found off a road in Albany. According to state police, the woman was between 30 and 50 years old at the time of her death, and may have been dead for week or months. Due to the state of the remains, the woman was unidentifiable at the time. Police say an autopsy was performed and dental and DNA profiles were obtained, but neither of these have matched with any missing person case up to this point.
ALBANY, OR

Can roses drown? Wet spring leads to rose problems: Ask an expert

Gardening season is underway, and you may have questions. For answers, turn to Ask an Expert, an online question-and-answer tool from Oregon State University’s Extension Service. OSU Extension faculty and Master Gardeners reply to queries within two business days, usually less. To ask a question, simply go to the OSU Extension website, type it in and include the county where you live. Here are some questions asked by other gardeners. What’s yours?
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Oregon's latest minimum wage hike mandatory for thousands

Mid-Willamette Valley minimum wage earners are set to see an extra dollar per hour on paychecks starting Friday, July 1, when the rate becomes $13.50. The first day in July is the start of the state’s fiscal biennium and the last step in a set of annual wage hikes that began with the Legislature's passage of state Senate Bill 1532 in 2016, meant to increase the purchasing power of those who work for the lowest compensation in the state.
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