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The EPA, the Coast Guard & the Floating Stage

       by James C. Stephens

Sunday, June 1, 1975

Cut Peelie Grass today in the countryside at a site which Hawaii, the film was made. Afterward we made a stop at a beautiful beach and went swimming in our pants. 536 more words

Buehler: Life vest rule is ‘government overreach’

Oregon bill would require river floaters to have life vests

A state lawmaker from Bend says a proposal to require people floating on Oregon rivers to wear life jackets has gone too far. 76 more words

Oregon Legislature

The American Red Cross defines hypothermia as “the cooling of the body caused by the failure of the body’s warming system.” (1)

Hypothermia can lead to death, if untreated! 278 more words

Water Safety

Editorial: Bill requires questionable new fee for canoes and kayaks

If the Oregon Marine Board has its way, we’ll see life jackets sprouting up like weeds along Bend’s whitewater park and in Mirror Pond this summer. 95 more words

Opinion

Proposal would require life jackets for all river users

Failure to wear one would bring a $30 fine

The Oregon Marine Board has proposed a change in state law that would require floaters on the Deschutes River — and elsewhere — to wear life jackets or face a $30 fine. 18 more words

Bend Bulletin

Life Jacket Loaner Station Service Project

Life jackets are designed to help you float in the water, they give you more time while waiting for help to come, they prevent drowning accidents, they save your life. 500 more words

Sea Scouts