RIGGINS — The 31st annual Salmon River Jet Boat Races will be held April 17-19. Before the Show and Shine Boat Show on April 17, four classes of jet boats will take to the water for a day of preliminaries, with two race days to follow, April 18-19, with six laps per boat starting that Saturday at 10 a.m. (MT) on April 18. Fireworks are part of the festivities that night, with Sunday’s racing to commence at 10 a.m. (MT) lasting through the completion of two turnarounds for each boat, at Lightning Creek and Island Bar.
A “welcome” outdoor barbecue will run 6-8:30 p.m., April 17, at Salmon Rapids Lodge. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for kids ages 12 and younger.