SUTHERLIN — The target is 1,000 yards away, but the distance doesn’t stop Curt Mendenhall from taking aim. He has double-checked the distance, measured the slight wind speed and stabilized his rifle on a solid rest. He touches the trigger and the rifle roars. A second or two later, the target takes a hit. This is long-range shooting. Mendenhall of Sutherlin has developed a reputation for being pretty good at it. His expertise starts with building long-range rifles and carries through to shooting them. An interesting twist to Mendenhall’s passion for this outdoors activity is that he’s been an avid …
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