Children Rescued from River

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A man and three children were rescued from the North Umpqua River Tuesday afternoon after their inner tubes overturned. Derek Dring, 31, of Roseburg, and three children ages 4, 7 and 9 years old were floating in the river above Whistler’s Bend Park, and the children’s inner tubes were tied to his. … Continue reading »

Busy Weekend for Water Rescues

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — Lane County Search and Rescue crews predicted our first really summer weekend would be a busy one for them out on the water–and they were right. This year, Lane County has seen three drownings. That number didn’t grow this weekend, but Lane County Search and Rescue crews say there were quite … Continue reading »

Rescue Crews Gear Up for a Busy Weekend

EUGENE, Ore. — With seven reservoirs, three rivers and more than three dozen lakes, Lane County Search and Rescue said it’s amping up for a weekend full of floating and swimming. But there are only three Marine Patrol Deputies and Search and Rescue on call for Lane County, stretching them thin. Marine Patrol said they … Continue reading »

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