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County energy assistance provides financial assistance

Clackamas County Energy Assistance is providing eligible families with assistance paying their energy bills.

A household with four people must have a gross monthly income of $3,514.75 or less. You do not need to have a past-due notice, and assistance is available year round.

For further information, contact Clackamas County Energy Assistance at 503-630-5640.

Oregon State Police seek assistance in elk poaching case

A $500 reward is offered by the Oregon Hunters Association Turn in Poachers for information leading o the identification and arrest of the responsible for the illegal killing of an elk near Estacada.

On Oct. 15, the Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division responded to a call about a wasted elk found in the Santiam Unit off Wildcat Mountain Drive in Estacada. The elk was found on Weyerhaeuser Timber property.

Further investigation found the elk was killed sometime between Oct. 10 and 13.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the OSP Northern Command Center at 503-375-3555 or call the TIP hotline at 1-800-452-7888.