By Jana Mathia
Gazette Editor 

Geocaching

 


For anyone familiar with geocaching, the May 5 lifting of the ban on outdoor recreation is like a late anniversary gift as it was May 3, 2000, when the original geocache was placed in Beavercreek, Ore. Now this union of treasure hunt and great outdoors has grown to include more than one million caches worldwide – some even in the towns and country roads of Whitman County.

With the right devise and coordinates, anyone can turn a walk into a treasure hunt, whether they are hiking Kamiak Butte or strolling around town.

The premise is simple: people hide little caches in various places for...



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