Hidden Dangers in Local Part of River

EUGENE, Ore. — The water, the trees and the breeze. Recreationists come out to the stretch of the Willamette River between Marshall Island and Harrisburg for a number of reasons. But they know safety comes before fun. “We talked to the group before we left and we talked about exactly the types of things to look … Continue reading »

Low Water Levels: Warning for Boaters

VENETA, Ore. — Marinas around Fern Ridge Reservoir are repeating a warning from earlier in the year, that the low water levels could get your boat stuck in the mud. Lane County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue says the reservoir is evaporating quickly. They say boats are getting stuck in the mud in places they normally … Continue reading »