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MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2011

SUNDAY, NOV. 27, 2011

SATURDAY, NOV. 26, 2011

FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2011

SUNDAY, OCT. 30, 2011

FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2011

FRIDAY, OCT. 14, 2011

TUESDAY, OCT. 11, 2011

Denver based See Through Canoe offers the clear alternative to your canoeing and kayaking needs with the Transparent Canoe/Kayak.  (Courtesy photo)

A clear vision for the future of paddling

CANOEING -- Finally, we're getting transparency in the sports of canoeing and kayaking. Denver based See Through Canoe offers the clear alternative to your canoeing and kayaking needs with the Transparent Canoe/Kayak. Comprised of transparent Lexan the Transparent Canoe/Kayak from Denver, Colorado based See Through...

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 20, 2011

FRIDAY, SEPT. 16, 2011

MONDAY, SEPT. 12, 2011

The survival rate of young kokanee rose in Lake Pend Oreille last year after a program was launched to pull more of the predatory mackinaws from the lake. In this Spokesman-Review file photo, a kokanee swims up Wolf Lodge Creek near Lake Coeur d'Alene.  (The Spokesman-Review)

Drawdowns begin at Inland Northwest reservoirs

LAKES -- Avista Utilities and the Corps of Engineers are beginning fall drawdowns that change the look of the lakes and rivers downstream. •Lake Coeur d’Alene’s annual drawdown began Tuesday to gradually take the summer level of 2,128 feet down to 2,127 by the end...

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Metaline Falls, below the town of the same name, showed up for the first time in 27 years on Sept. 11 during a maintenance project at Boundary Dam. The Pend Oreille River reservoir level was lowered from a normal high of 1,990 feet elevation down to 1,959 feet, exposing the falls, which are upstream about 11 miles from the dam.  (PETER CLARKE / The Spokesman-Review)

Metaline Falls set to roar again on Sept. 20 

RIVERS – Last September, for the first time in 27 years, the Pend Oreille River's Metaline Falls were exposed as workers lowered the reservoir behind Boundary Dam for dam maintenance. Starting this week, the falls will roar again as Seattle City Light workers continue the...

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TUESDAY, AUG. 30, 2011

MONDAY, AUG. 22, 2011

Multi-sport race to debut at Plante's Ferry

EVENTS -- A new multi-sport race in the Spokane Valley will put three-person teams to the test of paddling on the Spokane River, mountain biking on Beacon Hill and running on the Centennial Trail. The Plante’s Ferry Adventure Race is set for Sept. 18, sponsored...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 19, 2011

THURSDAY, AUG. 18, 2011

TUESDAY, AUG. 16, 2011

An Expedition Idaho racers heads off on a mountain biking leg of the six-day, 500-mile adventure race in North Idaho. (Expedition Idaho)

Expedition Idaho teams near Hiawatha Trail

ADVENTURE RACING -- I can't report where the coed teams are going in Expedition Idaho, the North Idaho adventure race that started Sunday -- that's a secret that even the racer's don't know until they find their next clue on whether to hike, bike, climb,...

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MONDAY, AUG. 15, 2011

THURSDAY, AUG. 4, 2011





Pend Oreille Poker Paddle postponed

RIVER RUNNING -- Due to high water and related health and safety issues, the 30th annual Pend Oreille County Poker Paddle has been rescheduled from July 16-17 to Aug. 27-28. Info: Greater Newport Area Chamber and Visitors Bureau website.

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