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Staying safe while out enjoying Jackson County's waterways

There are a few simple things you can do to keep things under control.

Posted: May 24, 2019 5:28 PM
Updated: May 24, 2019 5:28 PM

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into september. many memorut on the water. jackson county has 7 lakes and 54 miles of the rogue river... and if the sun is out this weekend, deputy denton says the river and lakes will likely be packed. cassidy says, "if you're going out on the water this weekend, he says make sure you have a plan. let someone know where you're going and don't drink and boat and make sure you have a life jacket." life jackets are required to be worn by kids 12 and under. and for those over 13, life jackets need to be easily accessible. denton says the water will be cold, so if you plan on getting in it, be prepared. nat and when you're out on the water, he says there are things to look out for.... regardless if you're in a boat, raft, kayak or tube...steer clear of obstacles in the water. this tree is a great example of what you need to pay attention to. denton says, under it, it's human reaction to just grab a hold of something to make it ok, that works most of the time but if you grab a hold of the top of this and the rest of your body goes will be out on the water this weekend to keep everyone safe. denton says he wants everyone to have fun, but to keep it under control. in white city, cassidy delamarter, newswatch12. right now-- a southern oregon
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