Here is a link to the site for the blues fest this year and also a schedule of performers. There will be a bunch of pdxWAKERS tied up on the water front listening to the festival and watching the fireworks. Hope to see you down there. http://www.waterfrontbluesfest.com/ Friday, July 01 Time Stage Performance 01:15 … Read more
Starts at 9AM Contact Gerry at Active Water Sports with any questions. Show and Shine, caravan of boats downtown, lots of great prizes, burgers, dogs, etc……… Boat Buyers Reunion June 25, 2011 Clackamette Park – Oregon City, OR
For many this weekend and burst of warm weather will be the first time out for everyone. Remember a few vital things to get everyone off to an good start. -Make sure your trailer and brakes are road worthy after sitting for so long -Make sure your battery is charged, drain plug is in, good … Read more
The new captain jumped from the deck, fully dressed, and sprinted through the water. A former lifeguard, he kept his eyes on his victim as he headed straight for the couple swimming between their anchored sportfisher and the beach. “I think he thinks you’re drowning,” the husband said to his wife. They had been splashing … Read more
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Another Cold Weather Record For Portland Longest Into A Year Without Hitting 60 Degrees PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland just hit another record in 2011 — this is the longest the area has gone without hitting 60 degrees in a calendar year.On Monday, Portland beat out the old record, which dated back to March 27, 1955. Records … Read more
Launch Pad The Mayor plays “Will it float?” with a proposal to take control of Multnomah County’s River Patrol Unit.
<!– –> Launch Pad The Mayor plays “Will it float?” with a proposal to take control of Multnomah County’s River Patrol Unit. Photo from WW Photo Illustration But as reported on wweek.com March 18 and 21, Adams’ idea to have the City of Portland take over the county sheriff’s River Patrol Unit faces multiple hurdles. … Read more
Senator Dingfelder presents Bill 933 that abolishes the Oregon State Marine Board and transfers its powers to State Parks and Recreation Department. Effective Immediately!
Newsletter: Boaters’ Rights Coalition of Oregon Newsletter This is the same Senator that put pressures on the OSMB earlier this month which resulted in the Slow No Wake Zone in Holgate Channel and Ross Island Lagoon ending our 2 year fight. This is the 3rd boating closure in the Portland Metro area in the last … Read more
It was a very discouraging evening for any boaters that use the Holgate Channel or really any waterway in Oregon. The OSMB has voted to close the Holgate channel to a “no wake” zone to create an environment for paddlers. This area has been known as one of the most popular areas on the Willamette … Read more