Local rafting company beginning to see uptick in business

SHADY COVE, Ore. — With the heat, many are hitting the river to go rafting.

One local company says business has been steady.

The co-owner of Rapid Pleasure Rafting Company says more people have been coming out this past week.

He says on a busy day, around a couple hundred people come through his store.

“I feel like people are tired of sitting around and want to get out and do stuff outdoors. Wear your life jacket, don’t drink and boat, be cautious, watch what you’re doing,” said co-owner, Devon Stephenson.

Stephenson says the business added extra sanitizing measures for the rafts.

People are also not required to share a raft with strangers.

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NBC5 News reporter Mariah Mills is a Medford native. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor's Degree in journalism. She also minored in sociology. In school, she covered Oregon athletics for the student-run television station, Duck TV. When she's not reporting, she’s reading, hiking and rooting for her favorite teams, the Seattle Seahawks and the Oregon Ducks.
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