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With millions in new cash, Central Oregon addiction services are set to expand in big ways

When Oregon voters approved the decriminalization of hard drugs, they also approved funding for the work Yukon does.

Yukon, to be clear, is a horse.

Lisa Bradley, Clinical Manager of Healing Reins, pets therapy horse Aspen on their ranch near Tumalo last month. Working with Aspen, Bradley predicts, will be helpful for clients with anxiety because of the horse's mellow temperament.

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Zack Demars is The Bulletin's special projects reporter. He grew up in the Pacific Northwest and was a reporter in Eugene and Coos Bay before joining The Bulletin. Outside the newsroom, Demars spends his time looking at mountains and smelling pine trees.

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The non-profit poverty pimps are clapping their hands with glee as the free money is about to gush forth. Their hands are out knowing there will be no strings attached and no accountability required.

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