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The 9,300-year-old man, the discovery of the oldest skeleton in the Pacific Northwest has uncovered a murder mystery. Waldo Lake may be the purest in the world, but now the water quality might be threatened. And we'll show you how man is learning to cope with nature's wrath when it comes to managing our national forests.

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9300-year-old-man

OPB | Feb. 1, 1997 7:30 p.m.

The discovery of the oldest skeleton in the Pacific Northwest has become a murder mystery.

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Waldo Lake

OPB | Feb. 1, 1997 7:30 p.m.

This lake may be the purest in the world, but now the water quality may be threatened.

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Forest/Flood Clean-up

OPB | Feb. 1, 1997 7:30 p.m.

Floods in the early part of 1996 take a heavy toll in the Cascade Mountains.

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