Share 'Unpredictable 'Slough Race' A Bygone Rite Of Spring'
By Craig Smith Reprinted from The Seattle Times, April 15, 1994.
Boats crashed into logs, bridge pilings and each other in a wacky annual race on the narrow Sammamish Slough. But when a spectator was hit in 1976, the `Slough Race' was history. This is a look back.
You heard the boats before you saw them. That was part of the excitement, and what made the race special.
The crashes and near-misses…
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