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For this Friday, there are still three seats available for a moonlight paddle from Plese Flats to Nine Mile. Read more.
Free Paddle, Splash and Play Event
On July 30, the Spokane Canoe and Kayak Club and Mt. Gear are teaming up to introduce people to the world of paddling.Read more.
Idaho Boater Inspection Stations set-up to block invasive species
Any watercraft transported into Idaho is required to stop at an invasive species inspection station. The battle to stop quagga and zebra mussels from infesting our waterways is on. Read more.
Avista issues river alert
The past week has seen a number of articles and editorials related to Spokane County efforts to receive a draft discharge permit, technically called a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit. Ecology issues NPDES permits to regulate the discharge of pollutants into the state's surface waters.