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MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2017

Rock Creek, swollen with runoff, roars over Towell  Falls on the BLM's Escure Ranch area on Feb. 25, 2017 (Mike Miller)

Hiking: Scablands waterfalls roar with runoff

HIKING -- Snowmelt pouring off the scablands provided a treat for hikers exploring BLM's Escure Ranch in the Rock Creek Recreation area south of Sprague on Saturday. (See map.) Here's a report from Mike Miller: Towell Falls was in excellent shape Saturday, 25 February 2017....

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Mountain biker Steve Weinberger follows the trail markers on a single-track section through a basalt-lined canyon on the Odessa-Pacific Lake Trail near Odessa, Wash. Bobs Lakes in the bottom have been mostly dry for years. (Rich Landers)

Scablands trails bloom for explorers in March

TRAILS -- Trails through the sage-steppe scablands of Eastern Washington are among the first to welcome hikers and mountain bikers in March. Sunday was a perfect day to bike the single-track and double track through along the basalt-rimmed canyon and blooming buttercups of the Odessa-Pacific...

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