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Lake CdA's Mica Bay Boater Park reopens

WATERSPORTS -- The Mica Bay Boater Park on Lake Coeur d’Alene has re-opened for the summer boating season, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management says. The site had been closed to visitors since April while crews removed hazardous trees. Root disease had affected the Douglas...

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ROW Adventures pioneered commercial whitewater rafting on the Moyie River in 1982. (Rich Landers)

ROW revisits roots on Moyie River

WATERSPORTS -- Peter Grubb, co-founder of ROW Adventures, was reminiscing Sunday while guiding rafters on the Moyie River east of Bonners Ferry. "We pioneered commercial rafting on the Moyie in 1982 and this was the very first one-day trip ROW offered," Grubb said, commenting on...

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THURSDAY, MAY 29, 2014

TUESDAY, MAY 27, 2014

Mount Rainier towers over a small sailboat plying the waters of Puget Sound near Port Orchard in this 2006 photo. A team of surveyors will hike to the summit this month to remeasure the Northwest’s tallest mountain.  (Associated Press)

Washington launches app for boaters

WATERSPORTS – Boaters can find out where to launch their boats or tie up for a weekend on the water with Washington Water Cruiser, a new FREE app launched by the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO). The app maps all state-owned boat launches...

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FRIDAY, MAY 23, 2014


MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014

Spokane Canoe & Kayak Clubbers had the perfect day to paddle the Pend Oreille River on July 16, 2011. (Rich Landers)

Spokane paddlers offer canoe, kayak classes

PADDLING – The Spokane Canoe & Kayak Club is launching its annual series of paddling classes for canoeists as well as whitewater and sea kayakers starting next weekend. The classes are taught by qualified instructors as follows: May 18 ­– Flatwater solo and tandem canoeing....

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FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2014

FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2014

MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2014


Mica Bay Boater Park closed for tree removal

​ BOATING -- The Mica Bay Boater Park on Lake Coeur d'Alene has been closed temporarily until hazardous trees can be removed, according to the Bureau of Land Management Coeur d’Alene Field Office. Closure of the popular lake access site will continue while operators work...

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