Boaters Rewarded for Life Jackets

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon State Marine Board, Lincoln County and Tillamook County Sheriff’s Offices and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary are teaming up to evaluate life jacket wear in Oregon. Marine deputies will reward adults who are wearing their life jackets as part of a nationwide Wear It campaign, which educates boaters about the … Continue reading »

Cabela’s Hosts Life Jacket Exchange

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — If you have a life jacket that’s too small, you can trade it in for a properly fitting one at an exchange event this weekend. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office teamed up with Cabela’s for it’s fourth annual life jacket exchange. They are inviting people to bring in old life jackets that … Continue reading »

Fire Department Warns About Drownings

EUGENE, Ore. — Memorial Day weekend is just around the corner. It’s the perfect time to BBQ at one of the parks by the Willamette River. But if you plan on getting in the water, it can be dangerous if you’re not careful. The fire department is warning visitors about the dangers of drowning. “Water … Continue reading »