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You people up here in Northern Oregon have no idea what it is like to live below Cottage Grove. Over half the property is owned by the federal government down there. Only in the confined valleys is there level land to build on and you had better be within twenty miles of I-5 if you are going to make some kind of living. To supplument my living on less than 25K a year I would fly my friends packaged weed to Southern Cal. My friend had a large grow operation in the Applegate Valley and she helped several of her friends to make a living. Its about time that weed is made leagle.
One time while I was refueling my aircraft at the Medford Airport when two Marine Corp Helicopters landed having flown up from 29 Palms. One of the Helo's was a Cobra Gunship and other a Huey which was the support helo for the Cobra. You people at OPB who don't have a clue on what it cost to fly anything let alone military aircraft ( better start looking at police operations and their aviation costs). Those two Marine Helo's cost over 20K per hour and it took at lest four hours to fly up to MFR. Jackson Co. used that Cobra in an operation called "Coyote" to look for weed grows on public land. So instead of flying off to my landing area I just kept my plane at MFR and watched then. When ever they left I would tell my friends which heading the Corbra has heading. I knew how much fuel that helo can carry and how long it could stay in the air.
Southern Oregon needs to develop new jobs weed is just part of the answer because you people in Northern Oregon don't give a rats a--- on how citizens in the region make a living.
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