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Archive: 2013
  • June

    Low lake levels at Skiatook lake make bluff jumping even more dangerous

    Skiatook Lake is still more than six feet below normal. A huge safety concern exists this summer for lake visitors making the decision to engage in the unlawful activity of bluff jumping. Unaware of the lower lake level, it is feared that many jumpers may simply return to their favorite rock and make what could be a fatal decision to jump. This past weekend, this fear became a reality as a young man lost his life at the lake after bluff jumping.
  • Aging Robert S. Kerr Hydraulic Pipes Removed

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District replaced rusted galvanized steel pipes with new stainless steel pipes that are expected to last much longer than the original 1960s pipes in the same environment.
  • Rangers and troopers again able to reward kids for wearing life vests

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers park rangers in Oklahoma and Oklahoma Highway Patrol Marine Patrol troopers will be rewarding children caught wearing life vests at areas they patrol.