Coosa River Whitewater News

7/18/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. “Social…

7/16/2021
BoatUS News
A Dive Into the 2020 U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Statistics Reveal How the Pandemic Affected Boating in Ways Just Beginning to be Understood ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 16, 2021 – The U.S. Coast Guard recently released the 2020 Recreational Boating Statistics, and reports of accidents, fatalities and injuries were…

7/1/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 29, 2021 – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. &ldquo…

6/24/2021
RBFF News
ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recreational fishing and boating continues to reach new and diverse audiences according to a new industry study from the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF). The 2021 Special Report on Fishing found that: 19.7 million females went fishing in 2020, a 10%…

6/22/2021
Governor Kay Ivey
Governor Kay Ivey announced Tuesday that Westwater Resources Inc. plans to build a first-of-its-kind advanced graphite processing plant in Coosa County, putting Alabama at the forefront in the production of an essential material in batteries that power electrical vehicles, electronics and other green energy products and…

6/20/2021
ALEA
A multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 65 in Butler County has claimed the lives of 10 individuals, including nine children. Troopers within the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division were notified at approximately 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 19, of a multi-vehicle crash on I-65 northbound at the…

6/15/2021
BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Boat owners wishing to do good or take advantage of potential tax benefits may consider donating their boats to charity. Often this decision is made at the end of year just before the start of the new tax season. Waiting until the end of the year, however, could shortchange a boater’s potential…

6/7/2021
BoatUS News
“Do I know how to be found in an emergency?” That’s a question every boater should ask at the beginning of the boating season. The answer, however, is likely to go far beyond simply having a cellphone aboard. The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water offers five tips that can potentially…

6/3/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 1, 2021 – Efforts by the ethanol industry to create a new federal rule that would weaken or eliminate important warning labels designed to prevent boaters and consumers from misfueling with prohibited higher-ethanol fuels at roadside gas pumps has Boat Owners Association of The United States…

5/14/2021
State of Alabama
MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced that Alabama’s COVID-19 public health order will end Monday, May 31, 2021, and the state of emergency will end Tuesday, July 6, 2021. “For over a year now, Alabamians, like people around the globe, have made sacrifices and adjusted to a temporary &lsquo…

5/14/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., May 24, 2021 – The traditional kickoff of the summer boating season, Memorial Day weekend, is just days away, and TowBoatUS, the on-water towing service that gets boats home after they break down or run aground, is expecting a very busy 2021 summer boating season ahead with increased boating traffic…

5/13/2021
Governor Kay Ivey
MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced Alabama is expanding COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to include individuals age 12 and older, effective immediately. On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in adolescents with the…

5/10/2021
Governor Kay Ivey
MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Alabama will end its participation in all federally funded pandemic unemployment compensation programs effective June 19, 2021 including: Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC), which provides for an additional $300 weekly payment to recipients of…

5/10/2021
Governor Kay Ivey
MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey has awarded nearly $17 million to help provide broadband services in primarily rural, unserved areas of Alabama. The 36 grants awarded by Governor Ivey to multiple broadband providers across the state is the largest amount and number awarded to date from the Alabama Broadband…

4/26/2021
Governor Kay Ivey
MONTGOMERY – Alabama has grown to a total population of 5.03 million and will retain its current number of seven seats in the U.S. House of Representatives for the next 10 years, according to the first data released from the 2020 Census. The U.S. Census Bureau announced the statewide population totals and…

4/15/2021
Alabama DCNR
Governor Kay Ivey joined the Alabama State Parks Foundation, local corporate leaders and others at Oak Mountain State Park on April 15, 2021, to announce efforts aimed at investing millions of dollars into needed park improvements. The governor spoke about an $80 million bond issue for park improvements that must be…

4/1/2021
Lake News
On March 31st, Russell Lands announced the construction of a Coore & Crenshaw golf course, the defining centerpiece for Lake Martin’s newest luxury residential development, The Heritage. Part of a transformative master plan for Russell Lands, the golf course is the first in the state of Alabama designed by famed…

3/26/2021
Lake News
On March 17th, the IRS announced that individual taxpayers have until May 17th to file and pay their 2020 federal income tax. You don’t need to file any forms for this relief it’s automatic. It’s important to note that this extension does not apply to corporations, partnerships, estates, or trusts. You…

3/24/2021
BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 23, 2021 – In recreational boating, cellphones are just fine for routine communications. So why do you need a VHF radio – either a handheld or fixed mount – on your boat? Because in an emergency it’s the only thing that can directly connect you to the U.S. Coast Guard’s…

3/15/2021
BoatUS News
Applies to boats less than 26 feet operating on plane or above displacement speed SPRINGFIELD, Va., March 15, 2021 – There are new engine cutoff device wear requirements for recreational boat operators as part of the January 1, 2021, passage of National Defense Authorization Act that included a U.S. Coast Guard…

2/10/2021
NWS
Water Resources Outlook (February 2021)

11/2/2020 11:21:09 AM
the NEWSSTAND
As part of CORE's commitment to education, skills workshops are also offered in areas such as Leave No Trace, rock climbing, whitewater kayaking, and bicycle maintenance. In addition to these programs ...

11/2/2020 8:26:00 AM
Center for Biological Diversity
In response to a petition and 2016 lawsuit from the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed today to protect the Canoe Creek clubshell under the Endangered Species ...

10/28/2020 5:00:00 PM
Mountain Equipment Co-op
For touring and sea kayaking, you’ll likely prioritize lightness and efficiency over strength. For whitewater kayaking where power and quickness are key, you’ll want a strong material that’s still ...

10/27/2020 6:08:00 AM
Style Weekly
They say a life outdoors is a life well-lived. Griffin would always prefer to be out on the water. A Chester native, he got into whitewater kayaking while at Virginia Commonwealth University and after ...

10/26/2020 6:40:00 PM
The Daily Telegraph
While most people are advised to avoid floodwaters at all cost, some dare devil kayakers have rushed to it with incredible images of them tackling swollen Piles and Mooney Mooney creeks.

10/25/2020 12:56:00 PM
Times News
GATE CITY — Change is on the way at the solid waste sites in Scott County. At its monthly meeting, the Scott County Board of Supervisors voted 6-1 to approve some operational changes at the ...

10/22/2020 6:30:00 PM
Anniston Star
Guitarist Miguel Comas is driven to flights of prog-rock fancy, taking the title track of “Technicolor” into Pink Floyd’s lunar lander for its last two, soaring minutes across a trippy ...

10/21/2020 6:48:44 PM
BMJ
Objective—To provide epidemiological data on whitewater kayaking injuries using a descriptive study. Methods—A retrospective survey was distributed at whitewater events and club meetings, and made ...

10/20/2020 5:14:00 AM
WSFA
No other part of the Marina was damaged. The Little Bridge Marina is located on the Coosa River, near the Southside Bridge. Units from Rainbow City Fire, Whorton Bend Fire, Southside Fire and A ...

10/20/2020 5:12:00 AM
MSN
No other part of the Marina was damaged. The Little Bridge Marina is located on the Coosa River, near the Southside Bridge. Units from Rainbow City Fire, Whorton Bend Fire, Southside Fire and A ...

10/15/2020 12:03:00 PM
Bham Now
Kellypalooza, benefiting the Coosa Riverkeeper, is Saturday, October 24 near Birmingham. Tickets on sale now. Kelly Williams (in the middle) with her Goddaughters Kelly andKatie Jones. Photo courtesy ...

10/15/2020 5:53:00 AM
BeerAdvocate
Sounds delicious and right up my alley. I'm in Bryson City NC for a week or two of seeing The Blaze of Fall, seeing old friends, camping, hiking and whitewater kayaking. I'm at The Mountain Layers ...

10/14/2020 5:49:00 PM
BeerAdvocate
Enjoying The Blaze of Fall in the beautiful Smoky Mountains of NC. I'm here for some hiking, camping and whitewater kayaking. On to the beer, I'm drinking a Peachy Keen Farrmhouse Ale a delightful mix ...

10/12/2020 6:10:42 AM
The Aspen Times
ASPEN I started whitewater kayaking when long, big-volume boats like the Dancer and the Pirouette were as radical as they came.But after a long hiatus from the sport – grad school, global wandering, ...

10/10/2020 3:30:00 AM
Rome News-Tribune
Severo Avila, my colleague across the newsroom here at the RN-T, has already lamented the loss of events from the fall calendar due to COVID-19. Thank goodness one of my ...

10/10/2020 3:30:00 AM
Cherokee Tribune
Severo Avila, my colleague across the newsroom here at the RN-T has already lamented the loss of events from the fall calendar due to COVID-19. Thank goodness one of my ...

10/7/2020 5:51:00 PM
retiring
The Georgia Water Coalition paused from its efforts to promote clean waters to celebrate what it called, “extraordinary efforts have led to cleaner rivers, stronger communities and a more sustainable ...

10/6/2020 8:15:00 AM
Rome News-Tribune
A vocal group of Georgia farmers who fought against proposals from agri-business lobbyists to push through legislation they felt would increase pollution and harm smaller farms is among the 2020 ...

10/2/2020 11:17:00 PM
Virginia Connection Newspapers
Potomac is bordered by more than 12 miles of the C&O Canal National Historical Park, including the towpath and the Potomac River. Living in Potomac provides opportunities to enjoy the sights and ...

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