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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 2 months ago

Othello Sandhill Crane Festival this weekend

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

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
Moses Pointe Spring Golf Extravaganza set for April 15

MOSES LAKE – The Links at Moses Pointe will be hosting its Spring Golf Extravaganza on April 15, including the Pepsi Cola Long Drive Championship, junior golf clinic and more...

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
Bird fanatics

OTHELLO — Sandhill cranes have a special meaning for Debb Reiley. Reiley lives in Seattle now but spent 30 years in Alaska, the summer range for sandhill cr…

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
Ephrata Parks and Recreation makes spring plans

EPHRATA – The Ephrata Parks and Recreation department has created a number of new events for spring, and Ephrata Recreation Supervisor Josh Johnson said the ci…

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
Sandhill Crane Festival starts today

OTHELLO – The Othello Sandhill Crane festival begins today and runs through the weekend. Visitors to the area can stop by and help organizers celebrate the s…

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
Exploring the Seep Lakes can pay off for anglers

MARDON RESORT — Between Moses Lake and Othello, there’s a great big reservoir that boasts excellent bass, walleye and other fishing. Potholes Reservoir is kind…

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
Upgrades coming to Grant fairgrounds

MOSES LAKE — Construction is scheduled to begin in mid-April for a project to expand the number of horse stalls at the Grant County Fairgrounds. It’s part of a…

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
Othello Sandhill Crane Festival returns for 25th year

OTHELLO — All things natural, from animals to plants to geology, will be the subject of lectures, tours, hikes and workshops at the Othello Sandhill Crane Fest…

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
Soap Lake Conservancy to hold public meeting

SOAP LAKE – The Soap Lake Conservancy is holding a public meeting to discuss the organization’s Outstanding Resource Water application to the state. The meeti…

Updated 1 year, 2 months ago
Banks Lake drawdown brings warnings to stay away

COULEE CITY — The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is warning people to stay off Banks Lake, according to a GCSO statement...

Updated 1 year, 4 months ago
WDFW examines fishing on Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE — Anglers on Moses Lake in 2020 spent around 77,000 hours casting their lines for fish, both from their boats and from onshore, according to Washing…

Updated 1 year, 4 months ago
BLM, Forest Service offer outdoor safety tips

PORTLAND, Ore. - A joint press release by the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management advises the public to be prepared during winter months, especia…

Updated 1 year, 4 months ago
Othello Sandhill Crane Festival to celebrate 25 years

OTHELLO - The 2023 theme of the annual Othello Sandhill Crane Festival will be ‘Silver Anniversary, Celebrating Our Annual Visitors’ and will be held March 24-…

Updated 1 year, 5 months ago
Hanford national park site gets new superintendent

DENVER — The National Park Service has appointed Wendy Berhman the new superintendent for the Manhattan Project National Historical Park, which includes the Ha…

Updated 1 year, 5 months ago
Mt. Rainier National Park changes access due to staffing

ASHFORD – Mount Rainier National Park announced updates Tuesday to winter 2022-23 recreational access due to staffing. “Mount Rainier National Park offers t…

Updated 1 year, 8 months ago
Fire ban lifted at Mt. Rainier National Park

ASHFORD – Mount Rainier National Park has lifted the parkwide fire ban according to a release on Sept. 16. Campfires will be permitted at the park’s three c…