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  1. Skyskier

    No more "metal" buildings allowed.........

    to be built in Parker ?........one of our neighbors up on Bean Pot hill got a call this morning from her contractor, say's the city of Parker is NOT issuing bldg. permits for metal buildings anymore ! .......their "building" is in transit from Alabama and is SUPPOSED to be on the job site...
  2. Skyskier

    Hey Wheeler,............

    I couldn't find the thread of " whats the smallest boat ya ever skied behind " ( or something like that )............here's what that boat I told ya about us "kids" learned behind at Elsinore circa 1954 looked like, I remember the wood ribs, ....our Dad's had built a Glenn L kit boat an when...
  3. Skyskier

    Adlee boat covers...........did they move to Havasu ?

    or did they close up for good ?.........the phone # is disconnected, the website is no more, ......I ran across a post from 2013 said escrow had closed an they were moving to havasu, ......I'm looking to have some new straps made for the bimini, the ends need to be sewed an have some snap on...
  4. Skyskier

    Kenny Colombero,....................R I P pal...........

    I just got the news, Kenny was killed in a rollover on I 40 outside of Needles, two weeks ago...........I lived with Kenny and worked for him at his ski school in Havasu back in the '70's.......last time I talked too him was back in January, him and Chuck Stearns were over in Bullhead City, they...
  5. Skyskier

    Memorial for Charlie Saunders, Marine Stadium, October 14, 2017.........

    Anybody from the waterski racing world, please pass this along..............Charlie Saunders passed away last week, he was sitting at the bar at Fox's on the river, and he just laid his head down an died while having a drink an watching the sunset.............I talked to Mike Murphy this...
  6. Skyskier

    Miising woman from Golden Valley.......

    is back home, safe & sound..........
  7. Skyskier

    Parent needs HELP from RDP........

    This is a friend of mines daughter, PLEASE, if you and or any of your friends are at the river, repost this to facebook, and any other boating websites. ......she COULD be anywhere between Needles & Parker, she use to live in Havasu and MIGHT be trying to get back to the old place, I'm not gonna...
  8. Skyskier

    I 10 west bound is STOPPED....

    West bound....caltrans says 80 minute delay due to multi accidents.....
  9. Skyskier

    Fukin Rabbits eating the wiring on my cars.........

    this month I'm up to almost $2k in getting wiring replaced on two of the cars we park outside here at the ranch, apparently the little bastards like the "soy coating" on the wires. I'm afraid to check out the hotrods an the dune buggy in the tractor barn. I'm shooting the fukers when I can, .22...
  10. Skyskier

    Hey Wheeler.............relative of yours ?

    Shown here is the start from Camp Mojave, Arizona, taken on September 15, 1871, by Timothy O'Sullivan for the Wheeler Expedition, a geological survey of the West led by Lt. George Wheeler.
  11. Skyskier

    For all you young bucks rockin a roll bar boat at the river with 6 of your buddies...

    you're doin it WRONG.....................happy 4th of July from Carlin Bay Idaho.............
  12. Skyskier

    Who's the inmate that ran outta talent last sunday..............

    when ya got to the barricade at the dam ?...................
  13. Skyskier

    Fatal wreck on Rice Road today...............

    My Pop's just called me, said the traffic was backed up for a mile or more, it was on the east side of Rice 2 or 3 miles, life flight helicopter was just taking off, they left one in a body bag. Said it was on the long straight section, couldn't tell if somebody was trying to pass an went headon...
  14. Skyskier

    Lake Arrowhead, who's the........

    go to guy for "number's" ? number's like in how many boat's use the lake in a calendar year and what kind of "fee's/revenue" do these boat's generate for the city of Lake Arrowhead alone ? I talked to guy yesterday said last year Windsor ramp launched 85,000 boat's @ $15 a launch.
  15. Skyskier

    Back in the day......................

    Celebrating 75 years of USA Water Ski one photo at a time... "The 'Fastest' Nationals Ever" reads the headline from the article in the October/November 1967 issue of "The Water Skier," the first year that water ski racing was part of the water ski national event as a "demonstration" sport. A...
  16. Skyskier

    RIP, Danny Churchill.............

    just got one of "those" calls, Danny passed away yesterday. I checked the Lake Arrowhead Waterski Club facebook page,............still can't believe it , just talked to him a couple weeks ago. Not a lot of details as of yet :(
  17. Skyskier

    Five seat VW sandrail.............$5995.00

    My daughters rail, it's in Murrieta right now. Link to the C L ad. http://inlandempire.craigslist.org/cto/4133926771.html
  18. Skyskier

    Sad news for the old ski racing crowd................

    Danny Morgan called me last night, told me Sharron Van Meter was killed in a workplace accident on Sept. 25 at a warehouse job in Fontana . I've posted this on my ski racing page on facebook. If anybody has info. on when/where the services are, please let me know, I'll pass it along. Denny...
  19. Skyskier

    The Truth, shall set me free

    Well, here goes. I really resent the term, but I use it because it's recognized and accepted. I'm gay. From some sixty + years of personal experience, I can tell you that there's not much gay about being homosexual. For the first twenty years of my life, I had to live in the shadows, in a...
  20. Skyskier

    Hey Wheeler................................

    Just rolled it outta the tractor barn :thumbsup............gonna start the new pasture tomorrow :D
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