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MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017


Kayaking high water through Eagle Falls of the Skykomish River.

Kayakers make splash in flood-stage rivers

WATERSPORTS -- Whitewater paddlers have been enjoying an early season throughout much of the Northwest, knowing that it might be a short one with the dearth of snow in the mountains. But the kayakers in this just-posted video are taking on huge water in the...

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TUESDAY, AUG. 12, 2014

Video: Whitewater kayaking carnage compiled

WATERSPORTS -- For every awesome video we've seen of kayakers skillfully negotiating whitewater rapids and waterfalls there are countless calamities, injuries and near-death experiences. Here's a sampling. P.S. Think twice about trying to replicate this stuff.

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THURSDAY, AUG. 9, 2012

Associated Press file photo Forrest Hubler of Hood River, Ore., kayaks  in the Chelan River Gorge near Chelan, Wash.,  in 2000. A group of six kayakers ran the gorge then  to determine if it is a worthwhile white-water experience. The site will open to expert kayakers in July. (Associated Press file photo / The Spokesman-Review)

Kayakers lose interest, options at Chelan Gorge

PADDLING – Kayakers have largely bailed on a special event just for them. Whitewater kayak events through the exhilarating but short Chelan River Gorge will become a once yearly rather than four-times yearly event as interest among expert boaters has declined, Chelan County PUD commissioners...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2012

FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2012

FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2011


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