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Rafting the Selway River in Idaho requires considerable skill, wilderness self-sufficiency and advance planning to get one of the limited number of permits offered in a lottery drawing. RICH LANDERS  (Rich Landers / The Spokesman-Review)

River rafters have to be cool with rejection

RIVERS -- My group of river-running hopefuls are feeling left out after all of us received "unsuccessful" notices from the annual lottery for summer floating permits on Salmon River through Idaho's River of No Return Wilderness. The Forest Service permits for the Salmon, Middle Fork,...

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Post Falls' Chris Hoffer surfs a wave in the Spokane River at Corbin Park in Post Falls last Saturday during the  Corbin Kickoff kayaking event. 
 (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Missoula's Wave needs emergency fix

PADDLING -- The artificial wave that has become a fixture in downtown Missoula and attracted kayakers from across the nation needs emergency repairs. Brennan’s Wave was completed in 2006 and has served as a site for the U.S. Kayak Team’s Olympic Trial and the Montana...

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Kootenai, Pend Oreille rivers flowing BIG

RIVERS -- Recent rains storms with more on the way combined with high flows out of Canada are prolonging the region's "spring" runoff in a big way. The Kootenai River rose above flood stage at Bonners Ferry today, according to our S-R weather reporter. The...

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