August 8, 2022
Salem-News.com Boating articles
Salem-News.com (Dec-28-2021 14:37)
Oregon`s Recreational Boating Fatalities Improved but Remain HighSalem-News.com
Sadly, the number of female victims was double the 10-year average in 2021.
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2021 was a safer boating year than 2020, says the Oregon State Marine Board, but the number of fatalities was still above historic levels.
Salem-News.com (Jul-24-2014 08:23)
Marine Board Warns of Hazards on Oregon WaterwaysSalem-News.com Staff
Trees, root wads and other natural debris are a common part of Oregon's rivers and streams.
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As a result of less snow pack and lower rainfall amounts this winter, many Oregon lakes and rivers will be reaching historically low levels which will expose previously unseen hazards to boaters this summer.
Salem-News.com (Jun-25-2014 06:35)
Oregon Law Enforcement Conducting Operation Dry WaterSalem-News.com Staff
U.S. Coast Guard data reveals that alcohol is the primary contributing factor in recreational boating fatalities.
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The Oregon State Marine Board and law enforcement partners from 32 counties and Oregon State Police will be participating in Operation Dry Water, June 27-29.
Salem-News.com (Jun-25-2014 06:26)
Salem Work Crews to Begin Repairs on Upper Bennett DamSalem-News.com Staff
During construction, the south channel around the island and the boat slide at the dam will be closed.
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The boat slide at the Upper Bennett Dam will be closed between July 15, and August 30, to allow the City of Salem to make repairs to the Upper Bennett Dam.
Salem-News.com (Jun-20-2014 09:20)
Warning Issued for Foster Reservoir Users This SummerSalem-News.com Staff
Linn County Parks will install extra dock sections at the Lewis Creek moorages to extend them into deeper water.
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers alerts boaters and other users of Foster Reservoir near Sweet Home, Ore., that the reservoir has been filled to an elevation of 635 feet above sea level for the summer of 2014; about two feet lower than usual.
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