Stories tagged: boating
Fri., July 6, 2018, 2:48 a.m.
There’s nothing like water to relax you.
Sun., June 24, 2018
Proposal to declare a National Orca Protection Month may be a whale of an idea, but fans of the marine mammals shouldn’t get their hopes up.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 4:27 p.m.
A boat launch will likely be built in Peaceful Valley in 2018 using money from a popular, but doomed, river gorge project.
Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 4:01 p.m.
Two Washington bills, targeting trespassers in Clark County, could have statewide implications for anglers and boaters.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 9:17 p.m.
There are more than 70 illegal, unpermitted buoys on the Spokane River from Lake Coeur d’Alene to the Post Falls Dam that homeowners have put out to try to slow …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 9:07 p.m.
Priest Lake needs $5 million worth of work, to keep the narrow, 3-mile-long Thorofare between the upper and main lakes open to boats. That’s the conclusion of a $300,000,
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 5:33 a.m.
Idaho youth pheasant hunters will get a chance to pursue stocked roosters through the pheasant season, starting this weekend through Dec. 31, on 810 acre Access Yes! parcel on the …
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 12:55 p.m.
Brian Jamieson of Spokane was among 35 accomplished kayakers gathered on the Kootenai River downstream from Libby, Montana, last weekend to revel in the thrill of hucking themselves off Kootenai …
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 4:55 a.m.
An open house meeting to explain alternatives for managing Priest Lake water levels and navigation through The Thorofare is set for Friday at 4-7 p.m. at Priest Lake Elementary School, …
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 4:25 a.m.
Canoeing, kayaking and camping through Z Canyon on the Pend Oreille River downstream from Metaline Falls has been tough to pull off since July 10 when Seattle City Light closed …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 8:35 p.m.
Spokane advertising executive Dennis Magner pleaded not guilty Friday after an Idaho grand jury filed charges against him for the deaths of three people killed in a boat collision last …
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 4:55 a.m.
Boundary County has added a measure of safety for people who forget to bring their life jackets to a popular Kootenai River watersports area.
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017, 5:25 a.m.
Some drivers with watercraft, especially in vehicles with kayaks or stand-up paddle boards, are missing the boat inspection signs on Interstate 90 in Washington just west of the Idaho state …
Sun., Aug. 20, 2017, 4:25 a.m.
Despite a tribal gillnetting effort and a sportfishing bounty, non-native northern pike continue their downstream invasion of the Columbia River and Lake Roosevelt.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 6:59 a.m.
A trio has become, as far as they know, the first adventurers to run the entire 112-mile length of the Spokane River on stand-up paddleboards.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 10:20 a.m.
Prosecutors are seeking a sentence of more than five years in prison, $3.2 million in restitution and a $3.7 million forfeiture judgment for a former Boise businessman.
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
With eight weekends of summer remaining and a lot of hot weather attracting people to the water, Washington State Parks’ Boating Program is making an effort to emphasize boating safety …
Thu., July 27, 2017, 4:55 a.m.
Rainbow Lake, a popular fishing destination in the Wooten Wildlife Area of Columbia-Garfield counties, is closed for a makeover designed to improve both angler experience and salmon and steelhead habitat …
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 11:24 a.m.
Glacier National Park officials, under pressure from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, have loosened boating restrictions enacted when invasive mussels were found in Montana reservoir about 100 miles from the park.
Sun., July 9, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Public meetings are scheduled to discuss Priest Lake fishery management options and solicit input from the public. The first public meeting is scheduled for Thursday.
Fri., June 30, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
This past Father’s Day, I had the rare opportunity to teach my kids something they didn’t already know, or at least profess to know.
Sun., June 25, 2017, 5 a.m.
Spokane Parks and Recreation will begin its annual service on Saturday to shuttle canoes, kayaks or SUPs from the Nine Mile take-out of the Little Spokane River to the put-in …
Mon., June 19, 2017, 9:32 a.m.
Search crews say they are still searching for a 42-year-old man who reportedly fell out of a boat and into the Snake River over the weekend.
Thu., June 15, 2017, 6 a.m.
The “Take Me Fishing” trailer geared up with free loaner rods, reels, tackle and bait is heading to Idaho Panhandle lakes this month staffed by Idaho Fish and Game and …
Thu., June 8, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Tubers have a right to be stupid while floating on the Spokane River within the City of Spokane. A stand-up paddleboarder who is brave, skilled or foolish enough to paddle …
Sun., June 4, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Drowning is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. On average, 3,533 people die as a result of drowning each year, and most of those deaths …
Sun., May 28, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
A series of paddling clinics for canoes, kayaks, sea kayaks and recreational kayaks on flatwater and rivers will get underway in June as part of an annual skills program offered …
Fri., May 26, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Montana has taken a different twist on the regional fight against aquatic invasive species (AIS). All anglers are required to buy the state’s new AIS Prevention Pass, according to legislation …
Tue., May 23, 2017, 11:31 a.m.
Authorities say a woman died after the boat she was on crashed into a pylon on the Columbia River.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 12:31 p.m.
Blackfeet tribal leaders have reopened some reservation waters to motorized boats after approving new regulations in response to the threat of aquatic invasive mussels.