First Place and a cash prize of $4000 went to Stephen Wright of Golden, CO in the Men's Kayak Freestyle at the Payette River Games, held at Kellys Whitewater Park in Cascade Idaho.
Read more: Payette River Games 2013
The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest is currently updating their forest management plan. The plan governs land use, resource protection, recreational use, and recommends areas for potential wilderness or wild and scenic river designation. These Forests contain the Selway and Lochsa Rivers, Lolo Creek, Meadow Creek, and many other classic whitewater runs.
Read more: Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest Management Plan
Over 30 kayakers from all over the world lined up for the Elite division slalom through Jacobs Ladder on Saturday, June 8, 2013. The North Fork Championships, in its second year, is touted as the world's toughest kayak race. Louis Geltman (US) took the $4,500 purse for first place, Gerd Serrasolses (Spain) following in second, and Rush Sturges (US) following in third. Local favorite, Ryan Casey,
Read more: North Fork Championship Results
Trees on Grand Jean section of the South Fork Payette River
2013, June 2. Two large trees are blocking the entire river above the third bridge from Kirkham rapid Sportsmans Access. You can put in below the trees at the bridge.
Read more: Trees on Grand Jean
American Whitewater - Parks Ask For Comments On Paddling Prohibitions
Idaho Statesman http://www.idahostatesman.com/2013/06/06/2605763/22-year-old-dies-after-payette.html
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