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March 4, 2014 at 10:33 AM

9 rescued after Oregon State crew boat crashes

The Associated Press CORVALLIS, Ore. — A $35,000 crew boat was totaled and nine members of the Oregon State University men’s rowing team were rescued when the vessel smashed into a bridge support on the Willamette River. The accident happened Monday afternoon as several boats were on the river, which was running high and fast because of…

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January 22, 2014 at 1:43 PM

Body of missing man recovered from Lake Washington

The body of a Kenmore man who disappeared Jan. 11 after falling from a boat into Lake Washington was recovered today by the Seattle police Harbor Patrol Unit. The 51-year-old captain of a sailboat off Magnuson Park was among four men aboard when he fell, police said. A search of the area failed to turn up any sign…

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May 28, 2012 at 1:02 PM

Two rescued, one missing, in Columbia River boating accident

 Two adults have been rescued and one juvenile male is still missing after their recreational boat sank on the Columbia River in Camas.  The Clark County Sheriff’s Office says the boat had been carrying just three people, not four as previously believed, when it went down around 10 a.m. Monday. The two adults were rescued and…

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April 2, 2012 at 12:45 PM

Everett man dies in Whitman Co. kayaking accident

From The Associated Press: SPOKANE — The man who died in a kayaking accident Sunday on Rock Lake in Whitman County has been identified as a first-year Gonzaga student, 18-year-old Chris Gormley of Everett. KXLY reports the university president sent a letter to the campus community extending sympathies to his family. Gormley was among seven kayakers on the…

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