Golden Valley Mayor Shep Harris is a lobbyist and advocate for a number of groups, including Girl Scouts. But he has an adventurous side when he's "off the clock." He likes to trade the doldrums of sitting in an office for the great outdoors. Harris is an avid kayaker and says Bassett Creek is one of his favorite places.
"I try to get out here at least a couple times per summer," he said.
On Tuesday afternoon, he navigated the creek, dodging tall vegetation. Bassett Creek winds through Plymouth, Golden Valley, Crystal and Minneapolis, before… Read More