Stories tagged: paragliding
Mon., June 12, 2017, 10:51 a.m.
Paraglider rescued by military helicopter in Grant County
MOSES LAKE – A paraglider who was trapped on a cliff face in Grant County had to be rescued by a military helicopter. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office says a …
UPDATED: Sun., June 11, 2017, 8:18 p.m.
Rescue teams retrieve stranded paraglider
A military helicopter was called in to aid in a rescue after a paraglider was stranded on a steep cliff in west-central Grant County.
Fri., Oct. 7, 2016, 12:51 p.m.
Powered paraglider pilot drops in at INL
Hundreds of scientists, politicians and students from around the world visit Idaho National Laboratory each year.
Sat., Feb. 6, 2016, 3:29 p.m.
Out & about: Duck hunting wife retrieves husband from near death
OUTLIVE – Justin and Melody Priest of Kennewick were exploring a new Columbia River hunting spot recently, near the end of the duck season, when things went afoul. The Priests …
Wed., Nov. 18, 2015, 12:04 p.m.
Steptoe Butte a premier site for gliders
A local group that catches adventure on the wind found itself grounded by red tape this summer after someone realized that a state law prohibits hang gliders from using Steptoe …
Sun., Sept. 11, 2011
Adventurer soars the winds and rides the waves of Lake Chelan
I have been going to Lake Chelan since I was pint-sized. Annual family trips originally led to Holden Village, a remote company mining town converted to a retreat center run …
Fri., May 21, 2010, 3:30 p.m.
Bozeman man killed in parasailing accident
A parasailer on Canyon Ferry Reservoir plummeted hundreds of feet to his death Friday after he apparently became tangled in his parachute, authorities said.