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Rafting the Great Waller
Outdoorsman envisions converting sluggish creek into hardcore white-water rafting rapids
"...bizarre at first: converting the sleepy creek into white-water rafting rapids, capable of holding the sport's national championships...."

April 20, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Whitewater Rafting Though Downtown – Now There's a Parking Solution
Why not run a world-class whitewater rafting course through Downtown? Seriously?
"...anyone considered using the water for bare-knuckle, breakneck whitewater rafting? Seems like a no-brainer, right? We might have written..."

March 29, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The River Wild
"...takes their 10-year-old son Roarke (Mazzello) on a white-water rafting trip. The family meets up with two other river..."

Sept. 30, 1994 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Naked City
"...Deliverance DVD – the city has ruled out white-water rafting as part of its revitalization plans for Downtown's Waller..."

Feb. 15, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
"...converting the sleepy Downtown creek into a potential white-water rafting course. When the city announced its plans to proceed..."

Nov. 9, 2007 News Feature

Day Trips
White-water rafting on the Rio Grande in New Mexico is a huge rush and a little scary, too
"...White-water rafting on the Rio Grande in New Mexico combines adrenalin..."

June 29, 2007 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Old Man River
Once an outlaw, always an outlaw: The Return of Steven Fromholz
"...L. King's The Night Hank Williams Died and guiding rafting trips through Big Bend National Park, he was playing..."

April 20, 2001 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Chasing The Good Dinosaur
FX director Jon Reisch on Pixar's newest animation
"...the torrents, Reisch and his team went on a rafting field trip. "Having that shared experience was really great,..."

Nov. 25, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Day Trips
The Rio Chama is a beautiful day-trip destination in nearby New Mexico
"...Few river experiences are as unique as rafting down the Rio Chama. With dam releases, the chocolate-milk-colored..."

July 21, 2006 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Summer Camp Guide
"...hit a new destination, where they might go tubing, rafting, rollerblading, caving, or who-knows-what-else? And lest they overload on..."

April 28, 2006 Features Feature by Nora Ankrum

Little Secret
"...10 teenagers with HIV who come together for a rafting trip down the Salmon River in Colorado. Many of..."

Jan. 11, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

God's Own Clothesline
In Search of Far Flung Adventures With Butch Hancock
"...windy night. The next day, there would be no rafting. The water was so low that to break camp..."

May 15, 1998 Music Feature by Christopher Hess

Day Trips & Beyond: April Events Roundup
Spring has sprung, and here's 100 ways to celebrate
"...skiing season, and translates into good to exceptional river rafting this summer. The Green River and the Colorado River..."

April 1, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Historic Landmarks With Killer Views
Putting Austin in perspective
"...Boathouse (74 Trinity) where you can start your day rafting, boating, or checking out the knot-ical (pun so intended)..."

June 15, 2016 AAN Post by Shaundra Smith

Day Trips: Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, Taos, N.M.
Take a walk with a wild view across the seventh-highest bridge in the U.S.
"...the bridge is from the river looking up. All-day rafting trips begin north of the bridge and then pinball..."

July 24, 2015 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Go Make Your Own Movie
Local filmmaker tackles the Big Boys
"...we're going to do our interviews while rappelling, white-water rafting, surfing, skateboarding, all of which will be incorporating art...."

June 5, 2015 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Wilson Marks’ Jazz Hands
Weathering the road to local minstrelsy
"...and hospice care until she died in a whitewater rafting accident...."

April 23, 2015 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Bob Log III Q&A
One-man guitar orgy crams into Mohawk on Thursday
"...telephone helmets. Nor is it his extreme showmanship of rafting over the audience in a rubber dinghy and enlisting..."

July 21, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Blue Friday, Blue Sunday
Grim Reaper has its way with Austin: Larry Monroe, Charlie Hatchett, Steven Fromholz, and more
"...bold charm of Texas. He was an actor, a rafting guide, and the 2007 Poet Laureate of Texas, but..."

Jan. 24, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Money Flows to Waller Creek
Council approves construction on tunnel project
"...a proposal to configure the creek for competitive white-water rafting. But most discussion last week revolved around funding mechanisms..."

Feb. 25, 2011 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 6/14/10
No future for Red River?
"...wake. (And seriously, are we not gonna allow whitewater rafting either?)..."

June 14, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Capricorn Jesus
Sometimes outlaws walk on water
"...somewhere with Bruton and the band out West, white-water rafting. The water was rough, more aggressive than they were..."

Oct. 16, 2009 Music Feature by Melinda Hasting Wheatley

How Green Grows My County?
'Greenprints' aim to protect our most precious natural lands
"...riversides, and well-designed public access and outlets for increased river-rafting, tubing, canoeing, and other recreational uses...."

Dec. 14, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Holiday Rambles
Here's a list for exploring Austin's precious parkland
"...Colorado River frontage, with access for canoeing, kayaking, and rafting. (Guided five-mile river trips for groups of 12 or..."

Dec. 14, 2007 News Feature

Point Austin: Citizens Needed
The city is considering charter revision, but the citizens are still yawning
"...possibilities – everything from intense mixed-use development to white-water rafting. Why do folks turn out for Waller Creek and..."

Nov. 30, 2007 News Column by Michael King

Terrible Beauty
The first day that Sam Baker could hear again
"...muscular. He's spent the last four years guiding white-water rafting trips down the Rio Grande, and he's come to..."

Nov. 16, 2007 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Lake Ban: They're Not Kidding
Latest on the lake boating ban
"...midday Sunday. Yes, Town Lake has rapids. Now whitewater rafting on Waller Creek doesn't seem that far-fetched, does it?..."

July 15, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

City Council Notebook
So much stuff before Council this week …
"...mechanism to finance the Waller Creek tunnel. Let's get rafting! Item 29: Creating a city charter revision committee to..."

April 2, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Let's Originate Our Own Vision for Waller Creek
"...but you know what would make it better? Whitewater rafting!" [The Chronic, News blog, March 29]. Oh wait, you..."

April 1, 2007 Postmarks

Film News
More on the original Alamo Drafthouse's big move; plus, will a $40,000 incentive be enough to keep the Lights on in Austin?
" life), Karrie, handled it ably. Meanwhile, League was rafting down Georgia's Chattooga River, the filming locale of Deliverance...."

March 30, 2007 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

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