Stories tagged: jet boats
Sun., May 22, 2016
Stretch of CdA River closed for jet boat races this week
A 30-mile stretch of the Coeur d’Alene River will be closed to boat traffic on Tuesday and Wednesday for jet boat races.
Sat., April 16, 2016, 7 p.m.
Prime time for Snake River trek through Hells Canyon
Hells Canyon can be heavenly during spring, when wildflowers are blooming, poison ivy is leafing out, canyon wrens are singing and rattlesnakes are getting frisky.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 4:20 p.m.
Jet boat races a go for the Coeur d’Alene River; health district to warn public of pollution
With jet boat races headed to the Coeur d’Alene River in May, the Panhandle Health District is working on a plan to keep spectators safe from heavy metals.
Wed., March 30, 2016, 4:44 p.m.
Region to host jet boat racing championships
Participants in the 2016 World Championship Jet Boat Race will have some new stretches of water and one rapid with a mean reputation to contend with.
Sun., Sept. 22, 2013, 8:45 a.m.
Skeena River, B.C.
Rick Ripley of Spokane had a back seat to a week of jet-powered, white-knuckle, whitewater action starting in late June with a retired Lewiston jet boat builder. Ripley, who recently …
Fri., May 10, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
Organizers: St. Joe jet-boat race back on
“Race the Joe,” a jet-boat race on the St. Joe River, is back on after a pulled permit last Friday made it questionable for this year.
Sat., May 4, 2013
Jet boat race goes quiet after permit nix
Organizers of a jet boat race later this month on the St. Joe River near St. Maries are scrambling to keep from canceling it after the U.S. Coast Guard denied …
Thu., April 19, 2012, 6:09 a.m.
Top jet boat competitors narrowed to one
LEWISTON — Gord Humphrey is in a comfortable spot. He is leading the World Jet Boat Marathon Championship and doesn’t need to look over his shoulder. With two days of …
Wed., April 18, 2012, 10:12 a.m.
Final legs of Tuesday’s jet boat races canceled
The final two legs of Tuesday’s world jet boat championship races were canceled after mechanical breakdowns and a spectacular crash thinned the field of competitors to just a handful.
Mon., April 16, 2012
World jet boat championship races draw fans to St. Maries
ST. MARIES – Mark Cromie’s jet boat roared to a stop on the St. Joe River here Sunday ahead of the competition. The boat, powered by a helicopter engine, handled …
Thu., July 28, 2011
Sheriff working to upgrade fleet
Spokane County is upgrading its “navy.” County commissioners agreed last week to buy a 19-foot Custom Weld jet boat that Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich says is part of a stepped-up effort …