Jackie Pederson, 67, and Ed Engel, 75, dressed in their pirate costumes from the Dollar Store for the January Birthday Party event, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, at the Hillyard Senior Center located in the Northeast Community Center. Six seniors celebrated their birthdays during the pirated-themed party.
A tree squirrel gathers up an acorn in the grass of Corbin Park Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. Tree squirrels do not hibernate in winter, but will remain in their nests in cold or stormy weather, venturing out to forage or find food they’ve stored nearby.
South West Community Center day campers Kaylee Neeley, 7, left, Ty Paladino, 7, centre and Arion Flores,7, right, share a laugh during the free showing of Peter Rabbit at The Garland Theater in Spokane on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Doors open at 9 a.m. Free movies play Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. Aug. 13-17: “Peter Rabbit.” Aug. 20-24: “Smurfs: The Lost Village.” Aug. 27-31:”Emoji Movie.”
Lukas Loney, 12 and his brother Cooper, 14, don their Halloween costumes to attract attention to their Lemonade stand at the intersection of Bernard Street and 20th Avenue, Thurs., Aug 2, 2018. The boys said that when they started to wear the costumes, business doubled. “It also gives a smile to the people driving by,” said Cooper.
Franklin, the Dalmatian owned by Spokane County Fire District Chief Tony Nielsen, sits patiently in the doorway of the Fire District office and waits for visitors Friday, July 27, 2018. Franklin, who sometimes accompanies his owner to work on Fridays, is the third Dalmatian Nielsen has owned.
Shane Lucht with Spring Water Farm in Deer Park, is silhouetted as he helps load beets into Laurel Olson’s grocery bag at The Fairwood Farmers Market on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Spokane, Wash. The market is held every Tuesday May 22nd to October 9th at 319 West Hastings.
Four journalists and a sales assistant were killed Thursday in a shooting at a Maryland newspaper. Authorities said the gunman entered the Capital Gazette in Annapolis and “looked for his victims.” The employees killed were Gerald Fischman, Rob Hiaasen, John McNamara, Rebecca Smith and Wendi Winters, police said.
The members of the Washington Civil War Association drew a large crowd for the first day the Battle of Deep Creek, a Civil War re-enactment event held at a farm on the West Plains. A Civil War-era encampment of the North and South is made with all period equipment and battles are held each day, filling the air with the smoke of rifles and cannons. More information about the event is at www.spokanecivilwar.com