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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: Thu., Sept. 27, 2018

A slippery slap to the face: The instant legend of a kayaker, seal and octopus

The seal zipped through the water, broke through the surface and smacked Kyle Mulinder in the face with the octopus.

Fold-up kayak goes from trunk of your car to the water in minutes

The sheet of plastic is scored and notched, an intricate pattern that folds tight and packs up box-shape to fit in a backpack. Undo the package, crease the material at …

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

Towell Falls Road in the

Man rescued from Lake Coeur d’Alene after kayak flipped

A fisherman who capsized in Lake Coeur d’Alene Tuesday was rescued by another boater who was flagged down by joggers who heard the fisherman’s cries for help.

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 …

Grande Ronde River boasts spectacular scenery, easy whitewater

MINAM, Ore. – Most folks don’t know it, but a three-day trip down the Grande Ronde River would do them a world of good. Out there, far from cell phones …

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 …

Spokane River access ramp sought

Spokane parks officials today will ask the city’s hearing examiner to approve a shoreline permit for a new access ramp for kayaks and small nonmotorized craft along the Centennial Trail …

Gonzaga agrees to $400,000 settlement in student’s kayaking death

Gonzaga University paid $400,000 to the family of Christopher Gormley, a freshman who died on a kayak trip organized by the university. The settlement adds to the $550,000 paid to …

Gonzaga pays $400,000 to settle deadly kayak trip

Gonzaga University paid $400,000 to the family of Christopher Gormley, a freshman at the university who died on a kayak trip organized by the university. The settlement adds to the …

City, GU kayaker’s family settle

The city of Spokane has come to an agreement to settle a lawsuit with the family of Christopher Gormley, a Gonzaga University freshman who died after his kayak tipped in …

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 …

Capsized kayaker pulled from the Spokane River

One kayaker was rescued from the Spokane River Tuesday evening while two others were able to make it to shore by themselves.

Palouse councilwoman dies during kayak trip

A Palouse city councilwoman was found dead early Friday morning, frozen after she capsized during a kayak trip down the Palouse River.

Fatal kayak trip touted as ‘calm,’ suit claims

A Gonzaga student who died after his kayak tipped in treacherous conditions on Rock Lake last year had signed up for a trip advertised as “a calm kayak” on “flatwater,” …

Suit filed in Gonzaga student’s kayaking death

A city parks instructor manual appears to ban city-sponsored kayak trips in the kind of weather that led to a chaotic and deadly excursion organized by Gonzaga University and sponsored …

‘Brilliant’ young man gone too soon

They filled the front pews, all clad in blue T-shirts stamped with a single word on the front: “nerd.” They had come, these members of the Gonzaga Honors Program – …

Kayaker who died identified as GU student Christopher Gormley

Gonzaga University officials Monday identified the victim of a weekend kayaking accident as a first-year honor student from Everett. Christopher J. Gormley, the son of Chris and Susan Gormley, died …

Gonzaga honor student killed in kayak accident

Gonzaga University officials today identified the victim of a kayaking accident as a first-year honor student from Everett.

Kayaker dies after capsizing in Rock Lake

A man who was rescued after his kayak tipped over Sunday in Rock Lake later died, the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office reported.

6 ways to savor the river

This may be the best summer to get into the flow of the Spokane River. Clubs, groups, businesses and agencies are joining as stewards of the river’s health as well …

Palouse Falls plunge revealed in video

He doesn’t even know how Palouse Falls is pronounced, yet Tyler Bradt, 22, is giving the Eastern Washington state park landmark a publicity blitz money can’t buy.

Kayaker describes plunge over waterfall

April 21 marked the first visit to Palouse Falls for Vickie Schloss of Spokane, and only the fourth for Tyler Bradt of Stevensville, Mont. Both were in for a memorable …