Oregon House bans motorboats and seaplanes on Waldo Lake

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WALDO LAKE, Ore. — Kayakers, canoeists and other recreation enthusiasts soon will be able to enjoy Waldo Lake without the noise from motorboats and seaplanes.

The Oregon House voted 37-20 yesterday to approve Senate Bill 602, which would ban seaplanes from using Oregons second largest lake.

The bill also kicked off a law adopted last year by the Oregon State Marine Board to ban motorized boats.