Stories tagged: boating
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019
August trip of the month: Rent a boat on Priest Lake
Sat., June 22, 2019
A popular shuttle service that ferries boaters from the Nine Mile takeout to the St. George’s put-in on the Little Spokane River will start July 6 and run through Sept. …
Thu., Nov. 29, 2018
December is the darkest month, but it also brings a ray of hope for whitewater boaters longing for summer voyages down Idaho’s most-storied rivers.
Fri., July 6, 2018
There’s nothing like water to relax you.
Sun., June 24, 2018
Proposal to declare a National Orca Protection Month may be a whale of an idea, but fans of the marine mammals shouldn’t get their hopes up.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018
A boat launch will likely be built in Peaceful Valley in 2018 using money from a popular, but doomed, river gorge project.
Sat., Jan. 20, 2018
Two Washington bills, targeting trespassers in Clark County, could have statewide implications for anglers and boaters.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017
There are more than 70 illegal, unpermitted buoys on the Spokane River from Lake Coeur d’Alene to the Post Falls Dam that homeowners have put out to try to slow …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017
Priest Lake needs $5 million worth of work, to keep the narrow, 3-mile-long Thorofare between the upper and main lakes open to boats. That’s the conclusion of a $300,000,
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017
Idaho youth pheasant hunters will get a chance to pursue stocked roosters through the pheasant season, starting this weekend through Dec. 31, on 810 acre Access Yes! parcel on the …
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017
Brian Jamieson of Spokane was among 35 accomplished kayakers gathered on the Kootenai River downstream from Libby, Montana, last weekend to revel in the thrill of hucking themselves off Kootenai …
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017
An open house meeting to explain alternatives for managing Priest Lake water levels and navigation through The Thorofare is set for Friday at 4-7 p.m. at Priest Lake Elementary School, …
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017
Canoeing, kayaking and camping through Z Canyon on the Pend Oreille River downstream from Metaline Falls has been tough to pull off since July 10 when Seattle City Light closed …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017
Spokane advertising executive Dennis Magner pleaded not guilty Friday after an Idaho grand jury filed charges against him for the deaths of three people killed in a boat collision last …
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017
Boundary County has added a measure of safety for people who forget to bring their life jackets to a popular Kootenai River watersports area.
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017
Some drivers with watercraft, especially in vehicles with kayaks or stand-up paddle boards, are missing the boat inspection signs on Interstate 90 in Washington just west of the Idaho state …
Sun., Aug. 20, 2017
Despite a tribal gillnetting effort and a sportfishing bounty, non-native northern pike continue their downstream invasion of the Columbia River and Lake Roosevelt.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017
A trio has become, as far as they know, the first adventurers to run the entire 112-mile length of the Spokane River on stand-up paddleboards.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017
Prosecutors are seeking a sentence of more than five years in prison, $3.2 million in restitution and a $3.7 million forfeiture judgment for a former Boise businessman.
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017
With eight weekends of summer remaining and a lot of hot weather attracting people to the water, Washington State Parks’ Boating Program is making an effort to emphasize boating safety …
Thu., July 27, 2017
Rainbow Lake, a popular fishing destination in the Wooten Wildlife Area of Columbia-Garfield counties, is closed for a makeover designed to improve both angler experience and salmon and steelhead habitat …
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017
Glacier National Park officials, under pressure from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, have loosened boating restrictions enacted when invasive mussels were found in Montana reservoir about 100 miles from the park.
Sun., July 9, 2017
Public meetings are scheduled to discuss Priest Lake fishery management options and solicit input from the public. The first public meeting is scheduled for Thursday.
Fri., June 30, 2017
This past Father’s Day, I had the rare opportunity to teach my kids something they didn’t already know, or at least profess to know.
Sun., June 25, 2017
Spokane Parks and Recreation will begin its annual service on Saturday to shuttle canoes, kayaks or SUPs from the Nine Mile take-out of the Little Spokane River to the put-in …
Mon., June 19, 2017
Search crews say they are still searching for a 42-year-old man who reportedly fell out of a boat and into the Snake River over the weekend.
Thu., June 15, 2017
The “Take Me Fishing” trailer geared up with free loaner rods, reels, tackle and bait is heading to Idaho Panhandle lakes this month staffed by Idaho Fish and Game and …
Thu., June 8, 2017
Tubers have a right to be stupid while floating on the Spokane River within the City of Spokane. A stand-up paddleboarder who is brave, skilled or foolish enough to paddle …
Sun., June 4, 2017
Drowning is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. On average, 3,533 people die as a result of drowning each year, and most of those deaths …
Sun., May 28, 2017
A series of paddling clinics for canoes, kayaks, sea kayaks and recreational kayaks on flatwater and rivers will get underway in June as part of an annual skills program offered …