Story Updated Tue May 21 14:30:15 PDT 2013
Timber country: 'A beautiful place to live, a hard place to make a living'
Nearly 1 million people live in Oregon's timber country. The region's troubles have reached a tipping point since the expiration last year of federal subsidies that were sent to rural counties across America for 11 years to offset revenue losses caused by reduced logging on federal lands to protect endangered and threatened species.
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