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Mount Hood snowpack below normal for second straight year

Though ski conditions are looking up on Mount Hood, early winter snow water equivalent (SWE) levels are looking low. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Mount Hood snowpack below normal for second straight year

Bear(s) in mind …

Growing bear-human contact in mountain area sparks need for knowledge, safe practices. To many, their closest encounter with bears being a nuisance is watching the animated characters Yogi and Boo Boo pilfer picnic baskets on TV. But for the residents of the Mount Hood communities, damage and annoyances caused by bears is no laughing matter. […]
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