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Around the Shop, community, PFDs, safety -

The best PFD is the one you will wear. Life jacket, life vest, Personal Flotation Device (PFD) – whatever you call it, it only works if you wear it! Did you know that nearly 70% of all drownings involving canoes, kayaks, or rafts might have been avoided if the victim had been wearing a life jacket? Or that 9 out of 10 drownings occur in inland waters, most within a few feet of safety? It wasn’t so long ago that when you’d ask someone to wear a life jacket, they would roll their eyes and say, “I can swim.” Most...

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Anniversary, boise, community, Idaho, News, NRS, Raffle -

Considered by many to be the best all-around size NRS raft, the 14' Outlaw 140 was our choice for our 30th Anniversary Celebration Raffle. The Outlaw 140 gives you the load capacity for multiday trips for 2-3 people, room for fishing, and stability for big water paddling. It comes with a 3-year retail, 1-year commercial, warranty. For a complete view of the Outlaw 140 specifications and options click here and enter today! Entering the raffle is easy. Everyone who requests an entry gets one FREE! All you have to do is stop by the store and enter or send a self-addressed. You can...

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boise, community, esther simplot park -

Esther Simplot Park is the new gem in Boise's "String of Pearls" park system through the generosity of the Simplot Family.In 2003 J.R. & Esther Simplot gave the City of Boise a $1 million gift that allowed Boise Parks & Recreation to purchase a former gravel and concrete plant property on the Boise River for a future Esther Simplot Park. The city had previously acquired 39 acres in 1992, a portion of which was donated by the Quinn-McEntee family. The majority of the purchase became the 32 acre Bernadine Quinn Riverside Park which is commonly referred to as Quinn's Pond,...

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