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August 28, 2017

This was the final day of our trip.

After a breakfast of oatmeal and blueberries and fresh fruit, and after washing up a small load of dishes, we packed our gear we had bagged up before breakfast into our kayaks and set out for Roche Harbor. This time we paddled out of...

August 22, 2016

Elizabeth Voyles' daughter with her grandpa and father on Lake Lytle in Rockaway Beach, Oregon.

Photo courtesy of the author

Canoeing was completely new to me when my husband suggested we try it a
few years ago. It wasn’t something I’d ever considered, despite enjoying
o...

February 18, 2016

It’s time to set the record straight. Which is the clear winner? A canoe or a kayak. It’s a question I am frequently asked, and my answer is very simple. What type of paddling interests you and will you be doing it by yourself or with family members? Let’s break down e...

April 14, 2015

A tragic event occurred on April 12 in which two kayakers lost their lives and left another one fighting for his life after they got caught in a storm. A party of seven kayakers set out from Dungeness Spit Lighthouse to paddle the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Weather condit...

August 9, 2014

Five families set out in six canoes from Cook Park in Tigard for the Tualatin Riverkeepers’ (TRK) Family Paddle event August 9, 2014. The paddlers were greeted with sunny skies and pleasant temperatures as they paddled their way up to the Highway 99W Bridge boat launch...

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