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In this July 30, 2012 photo provided by The Wilbur Register, crop circles are shown in a wheat field owned by Greg and Cindy Geib near Wilbur, Wash. The circles were first noticed on July 24, 2012. Crop circles have been a worldwide phenomenon for decades, and this is not the first one in Lincoln County. (AP Photo/The Wilbur Register, Courtney Ruiz)

Curious crop circles

Mysterious crop circles have appeared in an eastern Washington wheat field

— not far from the nation's largest hydropower producer — but area

farmers preparing for the summer's harvest find the distraction more

amusing than alarming. (Aug. 1)