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Destinations

Looking for things to do outside? Here's our articles on destinations within the Columbia Basin to go explore.

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago

Othello Sandhill Crane Festival this weekend

OTHELLO — Birds, lectures, birds, tours, birds, geology, birds, activities, birds and all things birding await bir…

Updated 2 months ago
Othello going to the birds

OTHELLO – The 26th annual Sandhill Crane Festival will be held in Othello from March 22 to 24 with a series of lectures, tours, hikes and activities located at…

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
More than 1,700 acres added to conservation lands inventory

OLYMPIA – Washington added 1,726 acres of land for conservation through ten land acquisitions in 2023, according to an announcement from the Washington Departm…

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Grant County Fairgrounds sees increasing equestrian events

MOSES LAKE — There’s a lot going on at the Grant County Fairgrounds. There’s the annual fair, of course, and assorted festivals, trade shows, fundraisers and p…

Updated 7 months, 4 weeks ago
Soap Lake Conservancy pushing for Outstanding Resource Water classification

SOAP LAKE – The Soap Lake Conservancy and the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation are pushing for Soap Lake to be designated as an Outstanding Reso…

Updated 8 months, 1 week ago
Sewage spill at Sun Lakes stop short of water

COULEE CITY — A power failure at a lift station caused a small sewage spill at Sun Lakes State Park Tuesday, according to Dennis Felton, area manager for Coulee Area State Parks, but the lake water wasn’t affected.…

Updated 8 months, 2 weeks ago
FRESH NEWS: Water lower but warmer while fishing remains good

MARDON - The water level on the Potholes Reservoir is 1030.80 feet – dropping another 1.7 feet this week. The water temperature is in the upper-70s on the main…

Updated 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Washington Day Trip: Bygone Byways Interpretive Trail

LEAVENWORTH – Travel about 30 miles northwest of Leavenworth on U.S. 2, and you’ll find the Bygone Byways Interpretive Trailhead. Wrapped in a bow-shaped pi…

Updated 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Swinging into golf

EPHRATA – Summer is the perfect time of year to go out on the green and learn how to golf, but for some, it may not seem like the easiest hobby to get into. Da…

Updated 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Celebrating community

EPHRATA – Local non-profit Cloudview Farm will be putting on the 2nd annual Summer Sunflower Fest this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on their Ephrata farm lo…

Updated 8 months, 4 weeks ago
Hayden Homes donating new park to Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE — Moses Lake will gain another park this week. Maple Grove Park, in the new Maple Grove housing subdivision on Grape Drive north of SR 17, will b…

Updated 9 months ago
Health District outlines new plan for blue-green algae

MOSES LAKE — A new system for monitoring blue-green algae in Moses Lake will be rolled out this year, according to a press release from the Grant County Health…

Updated 9 months, 4 weeks ago
Forest Service waives fees for Juneteenth

PORTLAND, Ore. — The USDA Forest Service is waiving recreation fees for day-use sites in Washington and Oregon on Monday, June 19, in recognition of the Junete…

Updated 11 months ago
Fishin' off the bow

MOSES LAKE — For avid bow-fishers, or just anyone who wants to shoot fish in a lake, the fourth annual Moses Lake Carp Classic will be held this Saturday, May …

Updated 11 months ago
Drivers urged to plan ahead for Memorial Day travel

OLYMPIA — Washington Department of Transportation officials are suggesting that drivers plan ahead if they are thinking about traveling for Memorial Day weekend. “Memorial Day weekend is often the unofficial sta…