Coast Guard urges owners to label their paddlecraft

In the month of July, search and rescue crews responded to an average of one unmanned-adrift paddlecraft in the Puget Sound region every day. Now the Coast Guard is asking all owners of kayaks, canoes and other paddlecraft to label their vessel with essential contact information. 

Spokane Fire finds kayak in river, but no kayaker

Spokane Fire crews found a kayak, but no kayaker, during a marine rescue call Monday morning in the Spokane River.At about 8:30 a.m., Spokane Fire responded to the marine rescue call near T.J. Meenach Bridge, following a report of a…