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Local & Regional Oregon faces 'critical fire weather' Oregon faces 'critical fire weather' (Photo Gallery)
Thunderstorms repeatedly pelted Oregon with lightning in July, sparking round after round of forest fires.

And a storm last week lit up the skies across Western Oregon.

Now forecasters say the region faces another round of "critical fire weather."
Local & Regional Sheriff: Dog who lost leg to abuse needs a loving home Sheriff: Dog who lost leg to abuse needs a loving home
A Boxer named Willow who lost a leg to amputation after being injured by her caretaker needs a new home, the Linn County Sheriff's Office said.

Deputies arrested the caretaker - 27-year-old Jonathan Michael Farris - on a charge of first degree animal abuse.