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FRIDAY, SEPT. 19, 2014

TUESDAY, SEPT. 9, 2014

TUESDAY, SEPT. 2, 2014

TUESDAY, AUG. 26, 2014

SATURDAY, AUG. 23, 2014

TUESDAY, AUG. 19, 2014

MONDAY, AUG. 18, 2014

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 13, 2014

Water spills over the Nine Mile Dam operated by Avista on Thursday, March 24, 2011.   (Christopher Anderson / The Spokesman-Review)

Nine Mile Reservoir drawdown starts Friday

WATERSPORTS -- The water level of Nine Mile Reservoir will be lowered 3 to 6 feet starting Friday to accommodate work underway at Nine Mile Dam. Avista Utilities is replacing original 1906 turbine generating Units 1 and 2, and associated equipment. The project requires the...

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TUESDAY, AUG. 12, 2014

FRIDAY, AUG. 8, 2014


MONDAY, AUG. 4, 2014


Rafters and paddlers take advantage of the revamped Spokane River access site at the stateline.

Spokane River access open at stateline site

WATERSPORTS -- A launch site for drift boats, paddling craft and rafts has been remodeled and reopened at the stateline just downstream from the I-90 Bridge. The Stateline access site includes parking and native landscaping planted by the Spokane Conservation District and volunteer groups on...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2014

Canoe racer Megan Burgmuller takes spray from the Blackfoot River earlier this week during a practice run through the gates set for the 2014 Open Canoe Slalom National Championship race at Roundup Rapids. (Kurt Wilson / Missoulian)

Racers hit Blackfoot in open canoes

WATERSPORTS --The 2014 Open Canoe Slalom National Championship starts today and runs through Sunday (June 29) near Missoula on the Blackfoot River upstream of the Roundup Fishing Access Site off Montana Highway 200. Spectators can view the American Canoe Association event for free in the...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 2014

FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 2014

MONDAY, JUNE 16, 2014

FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2014

SkiFest is one of two outdoor recreation opportunities offered for the physically challenged this summer by St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute.

Outdoor recreational outings offered to disabled

OUTDOOR RECREATION -- The St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute's recreational therapy team is gearing up for a busy summer season of outdoor recreation fun for physically challenged adventurers of all ages. Outdoor Recreation Experience, June 21, features adaptive and regular fishing, handcycling, archery, kayaking and canoeing,...

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