Skills Courses Starting
Area boaters can sharpen their seamanship skills at one of three boating skills courses offered by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxilliary.
The 13-session courses cover legal requirements, boat handling, VHF marine radio, weather, navigation rules, marine engines, piloting using charts, ropecraft and more, said spokesman Don Steen of Spokane.
North Spokane - Starts Thursday, 7:30 p.m. at Glover Middle School. Sign up: Don Steen, 327-2844.
Spokane Valley - Starts Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. at University High School. Sign up: Mari Wussow, 928-6993.
Coeur d’Alene - Starts Tuesday evening, 7 p.m. at Idaho Fish and Game Department regional office. Sign up: Bob Anderson, (208) 773-9942.