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Stories tagged: canoe

UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019

State courts side with Spokane River advocates on summer minimum flow levels, protecting recreational use

Spokane River advocates say they got a major win in court Wednesday, assuaging some worries about summer flows dipping below adequate levels for recreational and business uses.

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 4, 2017

Coast Guard rescues mother, 2 children in canoe

The Coast Guard rescued a mother and her two children after they were stranded in a canoe in the Jetty Lagoon near Fort Stevens, Oregon.

100 years ago on the Columbia River: Brothers’ canoe trip turns deadly

From our archives, 100 years ago The canoeing vacation of brothers George and Walter Roos of Portland ended in tragedy at the The Dalles.

In brief: Bureau of Land Management closes Towell Falls to vehicles

Towell Falls Road in the

Free event gives kids a chance to try paddle sports

For those looking for something inexpensive, but fun and exciting for the kids to do out-of-doors this summer, look no farther than the free promotional water event – Paddle, Splash …

Jeff Larimer won in whitewater canoe at the 2012 Pan Am Games, but Olympic glory fell out of reach

There are plenty of whitewater paddlers who talk big, but former-Olympian Jeff Larimer isn’t one of them. Quiet and unassuming, he lets his paddle do the talking. The U.S. Olympic …

Body of second missing CdA man found, officials say

The bodies of both Coeur d’Alene men who went missing two weeks ago on a hiking and canoeing excursion have been found.

Out & About: Scotchmans group plans hikes, events

OUTDO – The Friends of the Scotchman Peaks Wilderness are launching another season of guided hikes, outings, trail work – along with gentle advocacy for securing wilderness designation for a …

Landers: Next-level paddling, making the jump from cruising to serious sport

Anyone can move a canoe, kayak or stand-up paddleboard over the water, but precious few have savored the joy of paddling efficiently. When you see paddlers zigzagging up the Thorofare …

Capt. Clark’s descendants make amends to tribe

After completing their journey west and spending a wet and wretched winter at the mouth of the Columbia River in 1806, William Clark and Meriwether Lewis prepared to head home. …

Man tossed from canoe found dead

A man whose body was recovered from the Spokane River shortly before 7 a.m. Thursday after he was tossed from a canoe near Post Falls was identified as Michael W. …