CRIME: Power Play

The trouble began in late September, when three electrical-transmission towers, all over 70 ft. high, in a remote, wooded area 140 miles east of Portland, Ore., were rocked by a dynamite blast. Since then, ten more towers in a region that stretches 140 miles east of Portland have been dynamited—three of them toppled. Another three were found with attached explosive devices that had failed to go off. Clearly, somebody was out to sabotage the facilities of the Bonneville Power Administration, the federally owned agency that provides 80% of the electric power...

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