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TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 2014

Lisa Breitenfeldt, owner of a Spokane-based mail-order business called Cache Advance, teaches classes on geocaching – a pastime in which objects are hidden at secret locations for participants to find using GPS coordinates and clues posted on the Internet.  (Colin Mulvany)

Geocaching 101 class offered Wednesday

NAVIGATION -- A free Geocaching 101 Class is set for 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The class is geared to people who want to learn the basics of the engaging high-tech hide-and-seek game using GPS devices and a World Wide Web full of clues and challenges....

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FRIDAY, MAY 23, 2014

Fourth-graders from East Farms Elementary  fan out in a field near Stateline looking for their geocache owl named Wisdom. Donna Simon’s social studies class is studying the state of Washington and learning about the cities, towns and geography. The students are using geocaching as a method to learn about the state. (Photos by J. BART RAYNIAK / The Spokesman-Review)

Geocaching game launched on region's forests

GEOCACHING -- The Colville National Forest and partners in the Upper Columbia region are setting up a summer geocaching game geared to families. From Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day, a number of easy to access geocaches will be located throughout the Colville National Forest...

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A geocache.

BLM seeks ban on geocaches in wilderness 

PUBLIC LANDS -- The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is trying to get geocaches removed from wilderness and environmentally sensitive areas in Central Oregon. Geocaches are the containers at the end of high-tech treasure hunts undertaken by hobbyists. They use GPS devices or smartphones to...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 7, 2013


Geocaching featured at Washington State Parks

OUTLOCATE – Geocacher’s have a new reason to find their way to Washington State Parks. To celebrate the state parks centennial, 100 geocaches have been hidden in 100 state parks. Geocaches are containers stashed around the world with their GPS (Global Positioning System) coordinates registered...

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TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012


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