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MONDAY, JUNE 18, 2012

FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2012

MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2012

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2012


A group of Riverview Retirement Community senior citizens ranging from 70 to 90 years old head into their final dose of whitewater during a rafting trip down the Clark Fork River. 
 (The Spokesman-Review)

Whitewater rafters go with the flow

Whitewater rafters go with the flow RIVER RUNNING – If you want expert advice on the reliable periods to find sufficient flows in area whitewater rivers, check out the ROW Adventures trip schedule. After all, they’ve been rafting area rivers for more than three decades....

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THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012

Idaho river runners enjoying good water year

WHITEWATER RIVERS -- Rafters, catarafters, kayakers and surfers had thrills and a few spills and chills over Memorial Day Weekend at Lochsa Falls rapids on the Lochsa River, Idaho. The snowpack forecast spells a great whitewater season for floaters in the Inland Northwest. Read on...

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MONDAY, MAY 14, 2012

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THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2012

This photo taken July 29, 2011, shows an aerial view of the Elwha Dam west of Port Angeles, Wash. Dignitaries will gather at the site today to mark the beginning of the process to dismantle the dam. (Associated Press)

Elwha Dam is history

RIVERS -- Ding Dong the Dam is Gone.... That's the report from Olympic National Park. The decades-old project to remove Elwha Dam and return the Elwha River to the once flourishing run of jumbo chinook salmon has hit a milestone. The dam is gone. We...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2011


The Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River is shown in July. Dam operation on the Snake River is just one wildlife-related issue on which judges in the West disagree with the Bush administration. 
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Dam advocates oppose Interior nominee

PUBLIC LANDS -- The Obama administration's nomination of former American Rivers CEO Rebecca Wodder for assistant Interior secretary of fish, wildlife and parks is being opposed by a coalition of industry and agricultural groups, as well as the Idaho Water Users Association. American Rivers has...

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MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2011

MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2011

Obama nominates American Rivers CEO for Interior post

WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT -- Rebecca Wodder, the chief executive officer of the conservation group American Rivers since 2005, has been nominated by President Obama to replace Tom Strickland as the Interior Department's assistant secretary for fish, wildlife and parks, according to a New York Times report....

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2011

WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2011

Flooding closes access to Montana rivers

FISHING -- Flooding on the Bitterroot and Clark Fork rivers has forced Montana officials to close many fishing access sites this week. Bitterroot River sites closed today include, from south to north: Hannon Memorial, WW White, Darby Bridge, Wally Crawford, Woodside Bridge, Tucker Crossing, Bell...

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MONDAY, MAY 23, 2011

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