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An auger drill was used in a Neahkahnie treasure hunt by Tony Mareno of Salem. The drill failed to locate the treasure chest and Mareno returned this week with with a large power shovel.

10 years ago this week — 2007

OLNEY — In their instinctive quest to reach spawning grounds, fish in rivers throughout the state clash with walls of water tumbling over dams.

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