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Monday, January 21, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Picture stories

Large-format slideshows on special themes.


Behind the Frame: Tsunami survivor

Toya Chiba, a reporter with the Iwate Tokai newspaper, is swept by a surging tsunami at the port city of Kamaishi, northeastern Japan, as the region was struck by a massive earthquake that spawned the tsunami.

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150th Anniversary of the Civil War

Tuesday, April 12, 2011, will mark the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. More than 600,000 soldiers and sailors died during the conflict. View a gallery of historical photos made available by the Library of Congress.

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Battered Japan

Three days after a massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami hit Japan’s east coast, the sufferers are faced with the challenge of survival.

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Japan’s crisis grows

Under threat of a nuclear reactor disaster on Japan’s devastated coast Sunday, March 13, 2011, the country begins to dig through the debris left from the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami.

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Massive Japan earthquake

Japan was struck by a magnitude-8.9 earthquake off its northeastern coast Friday, March 11, 2011, triggering a 23-foot (seven-meter) tsunami that washed away cars and tore away buildings along the coast near the epicenter.

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Music Legends

From (Bryan) Adams to ZZ Top, view a collection of top musical talents who have performed in the Northwest throughout the years.

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Historic building burns in DeSmet

The Sisters of Charity of Providence school in DeSmet, Idaho burned overnight Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011. The building was more than 100 years old and was a landmark in the tiny settlement of DeSmet on the Coeur d’Alene Indian Reservation.

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