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Canoeing and Kayaking

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  • Girl, 2, on family kayaking trip rescued from Middle River

    Girl, 2, on family kayaking trip rescued from Middle River
    A 2-year-old girl on a family kayaking trip Thursday fell into the Middle River and was plucked from the waterway by an off-duty police sergeant, a Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue spokesman said. "The family was smart enough to have a vest on the child,"...
  • Community news: Observatory in Lowell hosts open house

    The Calumet Astronomical Society will host an open house at the Thomas Conway Observatory, 191st Avenue and Chase Street in Lowell, from 9 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, July 25. The evening moon provides an excellent opportunity to view its geological...
  • Torresson wins record kayak tournament

    Torresson wins record kayak tournament
    Carl Torresson topped a tournament-record fleet of 170 kayaks Saturday to win the Extreme Kayak Fishing Summer Slam Part 1 out of Pompano Beach. Torresson caught two kingfish weighing a total of 40.5 pounds to win the $4,000 top prize plus another $3,...
  • On the depleted Kern River, rafting companies look to ride out the drought

    On the depleted Kern River, rafting companies look to ride out the drought
    Darron Nilsson navigated his truck down a dirt road to the Kern River. The trail, less traveled this year, opened up to a dusty clearing at the water's edge. Here, if the snowpack had not amounted to 5% of normal this spring, if the drought hadn't...
  • Kayak poker run makes huge splash for Harford Land Trust

    The 5th annual Kayak Poker Event June 13 helped raise money for the Harford Land Trust, but it was more about spreading the word about the organization's mission of preserving private and public land and protecting the natural resources of Harford County....
  • Friend of the Lehigh River awards announced

    Friend of the Lehigh River awards announced
    Wildlands Conservancy presented former Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission Waterways Conservation Officer Lee Creyer and Dr. Frank T. Kuserk, a professor of biology at Moravian College, with Friend of the Lehigh River awards on Monday night. The...
  • Northwest's first citizens develop tribal tourism

    Where else could I get an authentic Indian fry-bread taco, geoduck chowder and a Northwest native dogwood to plant in the yard, all in one stop? This was a May visit in Washington state to a garden sale and open house at the Kitsap Peninsula's newly...
  • Father, son from Western Springs rescued from river after losing canoe paddle

    Father, son from Western Springs rescued from river after losing canoe paddle
    A father and his 12-year-old son from Western Springs are fine after they were rescued from an island in Vermont's Winooski River after losing a canoe paddle. Andrew Schoneman and his son started canoeing about 1 p.m. Sunday. They lost a paddle in a...
  • Man rescued after canoe overturns at DuPage River dam

    Man rescued after canoe overturns at DuPage River dam
    One man was able to swim to shore and a second man was rescued Sunday morning after their canoe overturned when it went over a DuPage River dam where the river runs through Hammel Woods near Shorewood, officials said. The second man was clinging to...
  • Father, son, rescued from river after losing canoe paddle

    A father and his 12-year-old son from Illinois are fine after they were rescued from an island in Vermont's Winooski River after losing a canoe paddle. State police said Andrew Schoneman of Western Springs and his son started canoeing about 1 p.m....
  • 2 pulled from Chicago River in the Loop

    2 pulled from Chicago River in the Loop
    Chicago Fire Department officials said two people fell from a kayak in the Loop on Saturday afternoon. The fire department and police marine units were called to the Chicago River at LaSalle Street at 2:35 p.m., said Chicago Fire Deputy District Chief...