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Reader photo: A family affair

UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019

A family of river otters, a mother and four babies, has taken up residence in the stream along the Columbia Plateau Trail between the Cheney-Spangle and Fishlake Trailheads. (Melaine Williams / COURTESY of Melaine Williams)
A family of river otters, a mother and four babies, has taken up residence in the stream along the Columbia Plateau Trail between the Cheney-Spangle and Fishlake Trailheads. (Melaine Williams / COURTESY of Melaine Williams)

“A family of river otters, a mother and four babies, has taken up residence in the stream along the Columbia Plateau Trail between the Cheney-Spangle and Fishlake trailheads,” photographer Melaine Williams writes. “In all my years of traveling the trail, this is the first time I have seen them.”

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