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Canoeing and Kayaking

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  • Brown follows centrist course with earned income tax credit

    Brown follows centrist course with earned income tax credit
    If you were the governor with extra bucks to burn, would you help the working poor? Or help the aged and disabled poor who are unable to work? Another choice: Provide healthcare for immigrants in the country illegally? Or help poor kids get dental care....
  • Anti-Arctic drilling kayaktivists hold 'Shell No' protest

    Hundreds of activists decked out in neoprene wetsuits and life jackets took to the waters of Elliott Bay on Saturday in kayaks, canoes, paddleboards and other vessels to send the message that Royal Dutch Shell should cancel its plan to drill in the Arctic...
  • Tour takes in Italy's religiously significant sights

     Tour takes in Italy's religiously significant sights
    Maranatha Tours, which specializes in Christian tours that visit places relevant to the Bible, has a new itinerary this year that tours Italy accompanied by biblical scholars. Scheduled for Sept. 4-11, the trip will include attending the first night of...
  • Getting a thrill out of Ocean City

    Getting a thrill out of Ocean City
    Some people go to Ocean City to relax. They plop their chairs or blankets on the warm sand. They read a book or perhaps drift off for a nap, lulled by the shrieks of seagulls, the lapping of waves, the laughter of children. But for the past four years,...
  • Great Outdoors: Kayaking to Indian Key

    Great Outdoors: Kayaking to Indian Key
    We set out past tarpon that seemed as long as our rented kayaks, leaving behind the flocks of tourists and pelicans at Robbie's Marina in Islamorada. We were told Indian Key Historic State Park was a half-mile offshore, but it seemed farther away in...
  • Seattle mayor, 'kayaktivists' take on Arctic oil drilling

    Royal Dutch Shell wants to park two massive Arctic oil drilling rigs in Seattle's waterfront, but the petroleum giant will have to get around protesters in kayaks and a mayor determined to take on climate change. The fast-approaching battle with so-...
  • NY reminds boaters to clean, drain vessels to stop invasives

    State Environmental Conservation Police will be inspecting boats in the Adirondacks to ensure people are aware of new state regulations requiring that boats and trailers be clean and drained before launching on state lands. The regulation is intended...
  • May is a dangerous month for boaters

    Welcome to May, the most dangerous month of the year for Washington's recreational boaters. The hunger to get outdoors possibly in a new sport, with new equipment and in marginal weather helps drive people to state waterways, too often without a proper...
  • Pilot program studying public paddling in Cuyahoga River

    The National Park Service is working with Kent State University to look at opening up the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) River for canoeing and kayaking. Small private groups will be taking trips over the summer in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park so...
  • Hawaiian sailing canoe on worldwide voyage could visit Newport News in 2016

    Hawaiian sailing canoe on worldwide voyage could visit Newport News in 2016
    For 40 years, Nainoa Thompson has been sailing his Polynesian open-ocean canoe, the Hokule'a, all around the great Pacific. He's been on an extended mission to learn to build the ancient voyaging ships of his Hawaiian ancestors and master the nature-...
  • Shell's Polar Pioneer drilling rig arrives in Seattle, greeted by foes in kayaks

    Shell's Polar Pioneer drilling rig arrives in Seattle, greeted by foes in kayaks
    The mayor made a late play to stop it, citing permit violations. The port commission, under pressure from the city and the public, politely asked for a delay. A City Council member put his paddle where his politics are, joining a few dozen other “...