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Kayakers rescued from Nooksack River

EVERSON, Wash. — First responders were dispatched to the 6200 block of Lawrence Road in Everson about 11:20am on Sunday, July 25th, due to a report that 2 kayakers had flipped.

Approximate location of the water rescue

Whatcom County Fire District 1 Fire Chief Rachel Carlson told Whatcom News the kayakers were reported to be in the middle of the Nooksack River without life jackets.

Dispatchers worked with the kayakers via phone to map their location.

Whatcom County Search and Rescue personnel responded with a boat and brought the kayakers to shore. Carlson said both kayakers were uninjured.


  1. Renee C. July 25, 2022

    Life jacket PSA anyone?

  2. Kristen Osgood-Rdesinski July 26, 2022

    She’s a friend, she is also a mother who will not ever be that dumb again! Her adorable kiddo needs her & she realizes that.

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