August/September 2020

Volume 21, Number 7

August/September, 2020

The Oregon Whitewater Association brings private boaters together for the enjoyment of whitewater boating. Our vision is to promote whitewater safety and training for all of our membership in an effort to provide safety awareness and confidence when executing river rescue skills. OWA is the community of choice where fun and river adventures thrive and where people and rivers connect.

This issue is under construction

Contact Information

Your OWA Officers and Volunteers

Board of Directors

Scott Ogren, President

Steve Adams, Vice President - Events
Kimberly Long, Vice President - Newsletter
Dennis Schultz, Secretary
Paul Vermilya, Treasurer
Shakya Baldwin, Membership Director
Scott Ogren, Technology Director
Matt Saucy, Training Director

OWA Volunteers

Scott Harvey, Trip Editor
Cary Solberg, Advertising Editor
Jennifer Ogren, Newsletter Editor
Scott Ogren, Webmaster
South Fork Salmon 06/27/2020 3.9 ft (with a day run on the SF Payette). When I look back and think about our trip down…

Recipe of the Month

Knot of the Month

Picture of the Month

This month's featured picture was taken by Paul Vermilya of the Lower Salmon near the confluence in early July. If you want to have your favorite river picture featured here, send it to vicepresident-newsletter(at)