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Area rainbows through the years

Through the years S-R photojournalists have captured many beautiful displays of rainbows. View a gallery of these photos.


Christopher Anderson - The Spokesman-Review

As thunderstorms begin to roll through Spokane, Wash Tuesday evening July 12, 2011, a rainbow frames the County Courthouse at sunset.


Christopher Anderson - The Spokesman-Review

As thunderstorms begin to roll through Spokane, Wash Tuesday evening July 12, 2011, a rainbow frames the County Courthouse at sunset.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

A rainbow arcs over Spokane Valley Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010, after early morning rains as commuters head to work on the westbound Sprague off-ramp from I-90.


Christopher Anderson - The Spokesman-Review

A sprinkler creates a rainbow as it waters a fairway at Liberty Lake Golf Course, Thursday, May 20, 2010.


Christopher Anderson - The Spokesman-Review

The arch of a double rainbow crests as the sun rises looking west from southeast Spokane, Wash., Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009.


Christopher Anderson - The Spokesman-Review

A rainbow appears in the smoke as firefighters try to control a blaze, Wednesday, July 1, 2009.


Christopher Anderson - The Spokesman-Review

The Spokane Indians gather for their first practice at Avista Stadium, Wednesday June 17, 2009, under threatening skies and rain showers.


Christopher Anderson - The Spokesman-Review

A rainbow stretches over Riverside Avenue, Monday evening, July 23, 2007, as a rainstorm moves through the Spokane area.


Christopher Anderson - The Spokesman-Review

Spokane Fire Department firefighters pour water on an industrial fire at Whitley Fuel, Monday, July 23, 2007, as a rainbow appears.


File - The Spokesman-Review

A rainbow is produced, August 10, 2006, from sprinkler mist soaking a Spokane yard.


Christopher Anderson - The Spokesman-Review

A rainbow stretches over Reser Stadium in Corvallis during a WSU Cougar PAC-10 opener vs. Oregon State, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005.


Christopher Anderson - The Spokesman-Review

Erica Chaney of Gonzaga Prep stands in the ring under a rainbow at University High School, Friday, May 20, 2005, during the GSL District 8 3A/4A Track and Field Championships.


File - The Spokesman-Review

Cold blue shadows are pierced by the late afternoon sun through an arch under the Monroe Street Bridge as the boiling Spokane Falls lifts mist into the air forming vivid rainbow above the torrent, June 26, 2002.


File - The Spokesman-Review

A rainbow cascading across the skies ends at a pod of golden larch trees near the Columbia River in Stevens County in 2001.


File - The Spokesman-Review

A double rainbow arches over downtown, Spokane in 2001.


File - The Spokesman-Review

A double rainbow arches over downtown, Spokane in 2001.


File - The Spokesman-Review

A woman takes pictures of the rainbow on Arthur Avenue Wednesday in 2001.


File - The Spokesman-Review

The sun lights up a field as a rainbow streaks across the stormy skies late afternoon outside of Moses Lake, Wash. in 2000.


Christopher Anderson - The Spokesman-Review

The silver lining in a week full of rain squalls are the rainbows over Riverfront Park in 1996.


Christopher Anderson - The Spokesman-Review

A bike rider heads to work in downtown Spokane under a rainbow on the Centennial Trail bridge in 1996.


Christopher Anderson - The Spokesman-Review

A colorful rainbow arches across the snow and ice on the shore of the Spokane River at the Monroe Street bridge in January 1995.


Christopher Anderson - The Spokesman-Review

A rainbow arches up the Spokane Falls under the Monroe St. Bridge in 1995.

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