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FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2016

SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2016

A trio of superheroes cross the finish line together during Bloomsday 2016 on Sunday, May 1, 2016, in Spokane, Wash. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Bloomsday 2016

It's all hands on deck for the 40th year of Bloomsday. Kathy Plonka and Tyler Tjomsland are covering Browne's Addition and Doomsday Hill, Colin Mulvany is walking the course producing and shooting a video and former staff photographer Christopher Anderson comes out of retirement to...

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SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2016

FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2016

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016



S-R Archive find of the day: In this 1952 photo, high school students take a western dance workshop at Lewis and Clark High School. The classes held every Saturday were sponsored by the public schools and the parks board and were so popular that a limit had to be set on the number of students who could attend from each school. Students here are learning LaNationale, a British dance, led by Bob Helms and Isabelle Wright, pictured far left.  (Photo Archive)

S-R Archive find of the day: 1952

Do you know anyone who took this dance workshop? In this 1952 photo, high school students take a western dance workshop at Lewis and Clark High School. The classes held every Saturday were sponsored by the public schools and the parks board and were so...

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TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016

Firemen haul mannequins from a display window at Savon's Store, W801 Riverside, which was destroyed by fire December 19, 1957.  (Photo Archive / The Spokesman Review)

S-R Archive find of the day: Dec. 19, 1957

S-R Archive find of the day: In this Dec. 19, 1957, photo, firemen haul mannequins from a display window at Savon's Store, 801 W. Riverside Ave., which was destroyed by fire. Heavy smoke and heat from the fiercely burning blaze made firefighters' jobs tougher than...

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MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2016

June 27, 1936. The ladies of the sky, women air pilots, roared into Spokane from all points of the compass to take part in Spokane's first women's air meet at Felts Field. Pictured are four pilots, each of whom was a skilled navigator with her own plane. From left to right: Mrs. C.L. Smith, wife of Seattle's former mayor; Miss Dorothy Sartori, Spokane; Mrs. Dora D. Skinner, Yakima, and Mrs. Eric Anderson, Missoula. Photo archive/The Spokesman-Review

S-R Archive find of the day

In this June 27, 1936, photo, the ladies of the sky, women air pilots, roared into Spokane from all points of the compass to take part in Spokane's first women's air meet at Felts Field. Pictured are four pilots, each of whom was a skilled...

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