Stories tagged: Kayak
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 2:44 a.m.
Fold-up kayak goes from trunk of your car to the water in minutes
The sheet of plastic is scored and notched, an intricate pattern that folds tight and packs up box-shape to fit in a backpack. Undo the package, crease the material at …
Wed., July 27, 2016, 2:22 p.m.
In brief: Bureau of Land Management closes Towell Falls to vehicles
Towell Falls Road in the
Tue., March 8, 2016, 5:40 p.m.
Man rescued from Lake Coeur d’Alene after kayak flipped
A fisherman who capsized in Lake Coeur d’Alene Tuesday was rescued by another boater who was flagged down by joggers who heard the fisherman’s cries for help.
Thu., July 23, 2015
Free event gives kids a chance to try paddle sports
For those looking for something inexpensive, but fun and exciting for the kids to do out-of-doors this summer, look no farther than the free promotional water event – Paddle, Splash …
Thu., May 28, 2015, 7:28 a.m.
Grande Ronde River boasts spectacular scenery, easy whitewater
MINAM, Ore. – Most folks don’t know it, but a three-day trip down the Grande Ronde River would do them a world of good. Out there, far from cell phones …
Sun., May 24, 2015
Out & About: Scotchmans group plans hikes, events
OUTDO – The Friends of the Scotchman Peaks Wilderness are launching another season of guided hikes, outings, trail work – along with gentle advocacy for securing wilderness designation for a …
Thu., Jan. 15, 2015
Spokane River access ramp sought
Spokane parks officials today will ask the city’s hearing examiner to approve a shoreline permit for a new access ramp for kayaks and small nonmotorized craft along the Centennial Trail …
Wed., Oct. 1, 2014
Gonzaga agrees to $400,000 settlement in student’s kayaking death
Gonzaga University paid $400,000 to the family of Christopher Gormley, a freshman who died on a kayak trip organized by the university. The settlement adds to the $550,000 paid to …
Tue., Sept. 30, 2014, 4:11 p.m.
Gonzaga pays $400,000 to settle deadly kayak trip
Gonzaga University paid $400,000 to the family of Christopher Gormley, a freshman at the university who died on a kayak trip organized by the university. The settlement adds to the …
Tue., Sept. 23, 2014
City, GU kayaker’s family settle
The city of Spokane has come to an agreement to settle a lawsuit with the family of Christopher Gormley, a Gonzaga University freshman who died after his kayak tipped in …
Thu., Aug. 28, 2014
Landers: Next-level paddling, making the jump from cruising to serious sport
Anyone can move a canoe, kayak or stand-up paddleboard over the water, but precious few have savored the joy of paddling efficiently. When you see paddlers zigzagging up the Thorofare …
Tue., June 10, 2014, 7:54 p.m.
Capsized kayaker pulled from the Spokane River
One kayaker was rescued from the Spokane River Tuesday evening while two others were able to make it to shore by themselves.
Fri., Nov. 22, 2013, 1:27 p.m.
Palouse councilwoman dies during kayak trip
A Palouse city councilwoman was found dead early Friday morning, frozen after she capsized during a kayak trip down the Palouse River.
Wed., Sept. 18, 2013
Fatal kayak trip touted as ‘calm,’ suit claims
A Gonzaga student who died after his kayak tipped in treacherous conditions on Rock Lake last year had signed up for a trip advertised as “a calm kayak” on “flatwater,” …
Tue., Feb. 5, 2013
Suit filed in Gonzaga student’s kayaking death
A city parks instructor manual appears to ban city-sponsored kayak trips in the kind of weather that led to a chaotic and deadly excursion organized by Gonzaga University and sponsored …
Wed., April 4, 2012
‘Brilliant’ young man gone too soon
They filled the front pews, all clad in blue T-shirts stamped with a single word on the front: “nerd.” They had come, these members of the Gonzaga Honors Program – …
Tue., April 3, 2012
Kayaker who died identified as GU student Christopher Gormley
Gonzaga University officials Monday identified the victim of a weekend kayaking accident as a first-year honor student from Everett. Christopher J. Gormley, the son of Chris and Susan Gormley, died …
Mon., April 2, 2012, 3:38 p.m.
Gonzaga honor student killed in kayak accident
Gonzaga University officials today identified the victim of a kayaking accident as a first-year honor student from Everett.
Sun., April 1, 2012, 9:30 p.m.
Kayaker dies after capsizing in Rock Lake
A man who was rescued after his kayak tipped over Sunday in Rock Lake later died, the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office reported.
Sun., June 14, 2009, 12:01 a.m.
6 ways to savor the river
This may be the best summer to get into the flow of the Spokane River. Clubs, groups, businesses and agencies are joining as stewards of the river’s health as well …
Fri., May 15, 2009, 4 p.m.
Palouse Falls plunge revealed in video
He doesn’t even know how Palouse Falls is pronounced, yet Tyler Bradt, 22, is giving the Eastern Washington state park landmark a publicity blitz money can’t buy.
Fri., May 1, 2009
Kayaker describes plunge over waterfall
April 21 marked the first visit to Palouse Falls for Vickie Schloss of Spokane, and only the fourth for Tyler Bradt of Stevensville, Mont. Both were in for a memorable …