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Huge California Wildfire Threatening More Than 1,000 Homes

LOS ANGELES — A wildfire scorching its way through brush and timber from the mountains to the desert northeast of Los Angeles threatened more than 1,000 homes on Tuesday as crews across the West battled dozens of other major blazes. …

Oregon Ski Areas Seek Liability Shield After Court Ruling

Ski areas are asking the Oregon Legislature for enhanced protection from lawsuits after the state Supreme Court invalidated the broad liability waivers often printed on the back of lift tickets. Ski facility executives told the Senate Judiciary Committee this week …

Helmets Catch on Among Skiers, Snowboarders

When Aymee Kuhlman was growing up, nobody wore helmets while out skiing. But the Corvallis resident makes sure her kids wear head protection on the slopes. “I’d feel horrible if something happened and it could have been prevented,” said Kuhlman, …