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  • Jetboat race withdrawn

    A planned jetboat race up and down a 50-mile stretch of the Yellowstone River in Montana is cancelled following a flurry of criticism.

  • Hells Canyon benefit float trip

    Hells Canyon Preservation Council and Northwest Ecosystem Alliance sponsor a wooden/dorie benefit float trip down the Snake River, June 1.

  • Banning the buzz

    The National Park Service is developing rules to allow local park officials to restrict and possibly ban noisy personal watercraft.

  • 'Thrillcraft' leave a polluted, contentious wake

    Across the country, conservationists battle the rapidly growing use of noisy, motorized water "thrillcraft," such as jet skis and power boats.

  • Parks want "drug-free' river guides

    River guides and outfitters protest new drug-testing requirements begun in Grand Canyon National Park and soon to come to Utah's Canyonlands and Dinosaur National Monument.

  • Through Hells and high water

    The Forest Service bans jetboats from Hells Canyon for 21 days each summer on a 21-mile stretch of the Snake River.

  • Power to the power boats

    Floatboaters object to Republican Sen. Larry Craig's bill allowing powerboats unlimited access to Hells Canyon.

  • No one happy in Hells

    Attempts to restrict jetboats in Hells Canyon annoy both jetboaters and environmentalists.

  • A timely solution for the Hells Canyon river war

    The Forest Service proposes a plan to appease jet-boaters and other river users in Hells Canyon National Recreation Area.

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