A gallery of Spokesman-Review photojournalist Colin Mulvany’s favorite photos of 2012.
At ArtFest Tyra Kelly, 11, relaxes in a custom hammock as her friend Dita Masak, 5, lounges on a dog named Tagish, Friday, June 1, 2012, in Coeur d’Alene Park in Browne’s Addition. ArtFest, Spokane’s largest art fair, is the biggest event of the year hosted by the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.
Competitions and Competitors
Facing a geyser of flames, a Spokane Fire Department firefighter leaves the roof of an apartment fire at 725 E. Lincoln on Sept. 9, 2012.
Spokane native Amanda Furrer, 21, qualified for the U.S. Olympic Team and competed in London last summer.
Nature and Beautiful Things
The Rotary Fountain streams collide to form a cascade of water in Riverfront Park.
A mist dissipates through Manito Park’s Japanese Gardens as maintenance workers vent the sprinkler system in preparation for closing the garden for winter Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, in Spokane, Wash.