Stories tagged: rafting
Tue., May 5, 2020
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. …
Sun., May 26, 2019
Most folks don’t know it exists, but the Potlatch River east of Moscow carves through a canyon filled with beauty, solitude, and exceptional whitewater kayaking.
Wed., April 10, 2019
A solid snowpack in Idaho has river guides hoping for a good 2019 season.
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.
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018
The experienced guides from virtually all of Washington’s whitewater rafting companies know what it takes to tame the mighty Tieton during the annual “flip-flop” water operations on Rimrock and the …
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018
The Spokane Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed that the woman who was killed after her raft capsized on the Spokane River near the Bowl and Pitcher area of Riverside State Park …
UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018
Three years ago, Andy and Linda Decker accidentally started a Christmas tradition with their three grandsons.
Wed., June 13, 2018
Authorities say a North Las Vegas man died during a rafting incident in the central Idaho wilderness.
Thu., May 17, 2018
More than 10,000 private and commercial boaters who will be floating the Main Salmon – River of No Return wilderness section this summer will have to find an alternative way …
UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018
People rafting Idaho’s Salmon River this summer will need to find an alternative way to dispose of their waste after officials have discontinued the longstanding disposal method.
Thu., Dec. 14, 2017
If you have enviously eyed the packable but expensive Alpacka packrafts made in Alaska, but just couldn’t commit to the $600-$2,500 price tag, there’s good news.
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017
Most folks don’t know it, but a trip down the Selway River in North Idaho would do them a world of good. Out there, far from Facebook, and iPhones, and …
Tue., July 11, 2017
An Idaho man who was rafting the Snake River with his family has drowned.
Thu., July 6, 2017
Nearly a dozen people are safe after two separate water rescues on the same river within hours of each other in Washington state.
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017
Residents would be asked to buy a $25 pass, good for the entire summer, to park on two blocks in the historic neighborhood popular with rafters, kayakers and tubers. But …
Sun., May 14, 2017
Using maps, compasses and vague directions, 20 teams of four endurance athletes tackled 300-plus miles of Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula in the 2015 Expedition Alaska adventure race. They traveled by foot, …
Fri., May 12, 2017
A day after a Spokane whitewater group canceled a trip on the Moyie River because of high flows, a 60-year-old Spokane man with another group apparently drown in a rafting …
Wed., April 26, 2017
Boaters traveling in and out of Washington, Idaho and Montana are noticing increased emphasis this season on inspections for invasive aquatic species on watercraft ranging from yachts to kayaks, rafts …
Mon., March 20, 2017
Mother Nature blessed Idaho with deep snow in the mountains this winter, ranging from 98 percent to 180 percent of normal statewide, setting up an outstanding year for fishing and …
Mon., March 13, 2017
It’s been raining for almost a week here on California’s northwest coast, and the Middle Fork Smith River has transformed into a raging, swirling, terrifying torrent of whitewater.
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016
Public access to the Spokane River below Upriver Dam has been scaled back because of vandalism, City Utilities staffers say.
Sat., July 30, 2016
If cabins or “glamping” in a wall tent with a hot tub are on your radar for adventure, ROW Adventures has the answer in Idaho just a few hours’ drive …
Mon., July 18, 2016
Authorities have released the name of a man who drowned after a rafting accident on the Yellowstone River west of Columbus.
Sat., April 23, 2016
The second annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival will be in Spokane on April 28 as a benefit for the Spokane Riverkeeper and the advocacy group’s goal to keep the …
Sat., April 9, 2016
From kayaking pros on play waves and rafting wild whitewater to paddling with a fishing rod in search of northern pike, an edited collection of paddling films coming to Spokane …
Wed., March 16, 2016
Tanner Grant of Spokane says it doesn’t necessarily take a village to become a whitewater rafter, but it helps. “I got into rafting six years ago with a lot of …
Sat., Jan. 23, 2016
Proposals to acquire land in eight Washington counties for fish and wildlife habitat and public recreation are open to comments through Feb. 12.
Sun., Aug. 30, 2015
Southwestern Alaska could be the most convenient place in the United States for a fly fisher to go wild. Bush pilots equipped to land on lakes, rivers or tundra operate …
Fri., Aug. 28, 2015
Public lands in the Idaho Panhandle north of Interstate 90 and south of Bunco Road will be closed starting Sunday because of extreme wildfire danger.