The Way We Were Compiled by Bonnie Chevrier

Aug. 5, 1992

25 Years Ago

Rafters ride to save the Chutes: The observation deck at the Coulonge Chutes was crowded with onlookers last Thursday afternoon to watch volunteers from Esprit Rafting company ride the rapids below the falls.
The ten minute river excursion was not intended to be a display of whitewater daring. It was organized by people who oppose the installation of a hydro-electric generating plant at the Chutes as a way of drawing attention to the dangers of the project.

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