June Board Meeting Minutes

Call to order 7:07  (Present Nancy, Rebecca, Joe K, David, Brenan, Jared) Review minutes and approve Review agenda 145 members (153 members last month) Standing Committee Reports River Watch – N/A Safety and Education – David Elliott: Postpone 50/50 raffle to poker run.   Discussion to move to White Salmon.   David will grab tickets

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June 2017 Board Meeting Agenda

Call to order Review minutes and approve Review agenda 145 members (153 members last month) Standing Committee Reports River Watch – Scott Kristiansen Safety and Education – David Elliott Communications – Shawn Cadigan Membership – David Elliott Programs/Volunteers – Nancy Douty WRRR Wear – Rebecca Post Events Wenatchee Rendezvous roundup (2017-06-01) Sauk Overnighter status (2017-06-24)

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May 2017 Board Meeting Minutes

May 2017 Board Meeting Minutes Posted on May 9, 2017 Call to order 7:04.   Shawn, David, Joe, Brenan, Nancy Review minutes and approve.  Minutes approved Review agenda 153 members (158 members last month) Standing Committee Reports River Watch – Scott Kristiansen (not present) Safety and Education – David Elliott.   Safety class went well.  

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2017 Lower Cispus River Open Gate Days

The Lower Cispus River run (American Whitewater Information) is a Washington classic. It has even been the site for one of the earlier WRRR Rendezvous trips, but it has become less popular because the takeout for the run is behind a locked gate, and getting a key is not practical for most people. The Lewis

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2017 IK/Rower’s Progression

The WRRR Progression is a set of river trips to help boaters learn and re-learn skills. Veteran boaters help with setting up your boat, teach safety signals and techniques, and give you the benefit of their experience on local rivers. You will progress from easy to hard over a series of trips. Below is a tentative list

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Tieton River Flow Information

Most of the year, the lower Yakima River is fed by snowmelt and the reservoirs on the Cle Elum, Yakima, and Bumping Rivers. The reservoir releases keep the river levels high during the growing season for the lower Yakima Valley. In late August, salmon begin to spawn in the upper reaches of the Yakima River basin.

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Remembering Chris Herman

Chris Herman was a long time WRRR member and a good friend to many of us. He served on the WRRR Board of Directors in 2012 and 2013, including a year as VP of Finance. He boated for many years with different groups. He always had a friendly smile and made boating just a little

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If you are a member…

you should be receiving the Waterlog via email every month. The Waterlog, WRRR’s monthly newsletter, comes out near the end of each month except for December. Sometimes it’s at the end of the month, sometimes it’s at the beginning of the following month, but if you are a member, you should be receiving it. If

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Where WRRR members live

This is a map showing where the current WRRR members live. This was taken from the list of current members in May 2015. NOTE: There is one member in Florida, but that would make the map look weird. NOTE on member privacy: This map was created using member zip codes only. No individual addresses were

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Remembering Past WRRR Officers

The WRRR Board page has been updated with information about past WRRR boards. We want to recognize the people who have served the club in the past before this information gets lost. We don’t yet have information for the years before 1992. If you have old Waterlogs that have lists of board members, or if

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FOG Tacoma Negotiations

HERE’S A CHANCE FOR PEOPLE WHO CARE ABOUT RIVERS TO HELP PROTECT THE GREEN (DUWAMISH) RIVER If you believe rivers and their ecosystems and wildlife – including salmon — need protection, now is the time to do something to take care of the Green River. Friends of the Green River, a small non-profit organization, will

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New WRRR forums

Not a fan of Facebook? Tired of the ads on the Yahoo list that doesn’t always work? We have a new forum system that is owned and operated by WRRR! You can find them by using the “Community” menu above, or by going to wrrr.org/forums.

Sauk River Gauges

Over the past couple of years, two new gauges have been added to the Sauk River drainage – one at Darrington and one on the Suiattle. You can find out about all of the Sauk River area gauges by clicking here. In the future, you will still be able to find this page by going

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Revised By-Laws

On June 1, 2013, WRRR members voted to revise the club by-laws. The revised by-laws are available at the page WRRR By-Laws, which can be reached from the About WRRR menu above.

Brenan’s Beta: Wenatchee (May 2013 Waterlog)

(This article was originally published in the May 2013 issue of The Waterlog) This months’ Rapid segment focuses on the Wenatchee River. Most all the “tough” carnage happens at Boulder Bend. At high flows there are some nice hit and huge holes over on river center spread all the way across to river left. At

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WRRR Needs You!

You could be the next WRRR President! The WRRR Board of Directors is looking for people who want to become club officers in the future. In order to make this possible, we need people to join the Board as Directors-At-Large and learn the procedures. Many of the current board members have been on the board

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Get those drysuit repairs done now!

Sure, it’s 75 degrees and sunny outside, but in a couple of months we’ll be back to boating in the rain. Now is the time to get your drysuit tested and ready for the rainy season. There are club members who can help you repair the drysuit yourself, or you can send your suit back

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Get Your WRRR Wear

Show off and brag about being part of the best whitewater club. We will have WRRR club shirts, hats, hoodies on sale at our upcoming club events. If you want a particular color or style shirt, fleece, etc.. we are doing a speicial order this month. So now is the time to tell us the

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Safety Scholarships

WRRR has safety scholarship money available! WRRR will pay up to 1/3 of tuition costs for river-related safety classes for our members. NOTE: Classes required for professional guide training are not covered by the scholarship fund. How can you get in on this action? Be a WRRR member Email or tell a Board member what

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