News, Issues & Hot Topics
July 1, 2012 Red Cross is hoping to start a new kayaking class soon. Click here to learn more.
March 4, 2008 New Fall River Public Access. A new access is being developed at the K99 bridge. Survey stakes are visible. Schedule is unknown. This will be river-right down-stream where the first 100 yards is/was private property.
February 7, 2008 Global Warming Presentation Feb 11 & 12
February 14, 2007. Paddling Hazard Identified
February 9, 2007. Missouri Whitewater Association Opens WW Clinic Enrollment
February 9, 2007. Arkansas River Corridor Access Plan Update and Public Meetings
January 20, 2007. Wichita Eagle Publishes Article "Gateways to the Arkansas" Link to article
October 23, 2005. Wichita Eagle Publishes "Cart by cart, a cleaner river" Link to article Photos by Libby Albers
September 21, 2005. Kansas City Star Publishes "Good news for budding river rats
Kansas to improve access to recreation on the Arkansas" Link to article
September 19, 2005. Hutchinson News Publishes "Paddler's Paradise" Link to article
August 23, 2005. Wichita Eagle Publishes Article "A Cities River" Link to article
August 11, 2005. Wichita Eagle Publishes Article "Develop boating access on Arkansas River" Link to article
August 8, 2005. Wichita Eagle Publishes Article "Plan: More kayaks on Ark" in Local & State Section. Link to article
June 21, 2005. Wichita Eagle Publishes Article "Don't Try to Tube the Arkansas" in Local & State Section. Link to article
June 20, 2005. KCKA Participates in Manhattan "Chautauqua" River Event
Report by: T.J. Hittle
June 11, 2005: KCKA Members advise, assist and video an accident at the 21st Dam in Wichita, KS
Wichita Eagle Editorial by Jim Johnson, President KCKA
Thank You from Val Janson, KDWP Enforcement Officer to Jim Johnson & KCKA members involved
June 15, 2005. Wichita Eagle Publishes Article "READER VIEW: BE SAFE IN CANOES, KAYAKS" Link to article
June 12, 2005. Wichita Eagle Publishes Article "Now's not the time to boat on river" Link to article
March 7, 2005: KCKA Member Mike O'Connor uses techniques learned in pool training to save life.
March 1, 2005: Two Teens Die in their kayak, wearing PFDs
With a few minutes of training, the "wet-exit" is as easy as un-buckling your seat belt. Why do outfitters continue to rent boats without "wet-exit" training?
CNN Article saved in PDF
February 26, 2005: Kansas Canoe & Kayak Association Photo Contest Announced Details
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