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Boating safety class offered in Sidney


A boating safety course will be held at the Western Nebraska Community College campus in Sidney on Tuesday, June 23.

Scott Eveland, the boating safety officer for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, said the course is required of all power boat operators born after Dec. 31, 1985, which includes operators of personal watercraft and all other motorboats. The minimum age to operate a motorboat in Nebraska is 14.

The course covers everything from equipment requirements to safe boat operation and accident prevention, and is for both new and experienced boaters. Boat owners who complete the...

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