Neighbors Protest Sprint Jet Boat Races

LEBANON, Ore. — Sprint jet boat races are coming to Lebanon this weekend – something that organizers say will boost the area’s economy. But neighbors are fighting to cancel the event – worried about the amount of water the site is using. The United States Sprint Boat Association is hosting the event on July 26, … Continue reading »

Sprint Boat Racing’s “Field of Dreams”

Sprint Boat racing came to North America from New Zealand. The Pacific Northwest has become the primary residence for the United States Sprint Boat Association. “Loud,” “fast” and “fun.” Those are three generic words one could use to describe sprint racing. But the things these drivers and boats can do are much more complicated. You … Continue reading »