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News, paddlesports, paddling, rendezvous -

Presented by Idaho River Sports Don't miss the premier paddlesports event in Idaho. Paddlesports Rendezvous includes great information booths, food and beverage options, drawings and factory representatives on hand! We will be joined by great nonprofit partners like the Idaho Whitewater Association, Idaho Rivers United, Bold Betties, the Boise River Enhancement Network (BREN), and representatives from local and national paddlesports industry leaders like Kokatat, Pyranha, Badfish, AIRE, Glide and Salamander to name a few. We will have games for the kids, SUP and kayak mini-clinics, prize drawings, food and more!  Support this great event by liking us on Facebook and click going! Instructors...

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community, safety -

The Boise Fire Department, Boise Parks and Recreation, St. Luke's and Idaho River Sports Team Up to Make Life Jackets More Accessible.  We are happy to be working with the City of Boise and key community partners to ramp up efforts to connect local families with water safety resources and create stronger water safety awareness. We worked with MTI, one of our great PFD suppliers, to bring in a broad selection of highly rated vests for the first phase of the effort and supplied staff and resources to fit the kids correctly.  The new program, centered on providing life jackets to children,...

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Boise, Idaho via the Idaho Statesman. We're excited and thankful to announce we've been voted as the "Best Local Outfitter" by Idaho Statesman readers; and we were also selected as runner-up for "Best Whitewater Outfitter" behind our friends at Cascade Raft and Kayak! This year the Best of Treasure Valley was expanded to include 107 people, places and things that Idaho Statesman readers could vote for in their annual survey of all things Treasure Valley. Click here to see all the winners  As Steve Stuebner, one of our favorite local outdoor authors, puts it, "Boise is the best base camp in America. I...

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E. coli, Esther Simplot Park, Quinn's Pond -

#quinnspond Tweets June, 2017 test results indicated high levels of E. coli bacteria in Quinn's Pond and the ponds at Esther Simplot Park. August 17, 2017 the City reopened Esther Simplot ponds for recreational use and swimming. Dogs will no longer be allowed in the parks. Dogs are, however, allowed to traverse the parks on the pathways.   June 30, 2017 the City of Boise has reopened Quinn's pond with restrictions for dogs. Esther Simplot Park ponds to remain closed until further notice.  Check out the June 30th Idaho Statesman article for more by clicking here. E.Coli Background & Info According to...

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Reported May 11th by Dale Keys  We headed up to run the South Fork Boise today at 8500 CFS.  A group that ran it yesterday sent us a photo of a log to look out for (LogMay10) that would be fairly easy to miss. We hiked out across the mesa above Neal Bridge to get a look at it on the way up and there was a new strainer (LogMay11) all the way across the river.This is about a mile below Buffalo Creek. Needless to say we bagged the trip. This is a deadly strainer. You can't see it until...

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