8/3/2011--Dusty, WA, USA..New York Times reporter Bruce Weber in Eastern Washington state as he continues his cross country ride that started in Astoria, OR. Weber was joined by Tom Scribner, 64, a lawyer from Walla Walla, WASH., who had planned the backroad route through the rolling wheatfields of southeast Washington...On this day Weber and his companion rode from Pomeroy, WASH., to Dusty, WASH. a distance of about 35 miles...Here Weber arrives at the Alkali Creek Ranch and unloads his bike bags....©2011 Stuart Isett. All rights reserved. at the Alkali Creek Ranch where they have abunk house.....©2011 Stuart Isett. All rights reserved.