Frosty mornings have taken a toll on a zinnia bloom wilting in a yard at 17th Avenue and Wall Street, Thursday Oct. 25,2012, in Spokane, Wash.
A maple leaf embeds itself into the roadway on West 17th Avenue, Thursday Oct. 25, 2012, in Spokane Wash.
An elm tree sheds its leaves for the fall in Cannon Hill Park, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, in Spokane Wash.
A Spokane Transit Authority bus travels north on the Maple Street Bridge as a bank of fog engulfs the Spokane River gorge, leaving the the top of the Spokane County Courthouse exposed, Tuesday morning, Oct. 22, 2012.
Mike Thomas casts his line into the Spokane River, hoping for a bite from a Redband Rainbow Trout on Wednesday, October 17, 2012, near Riverside State Park in Spokane, Wash. Thomas, a student at Spokane Falls Community College, said he took the day for himself to get in some time with at the river, before temperatures start to drop. Given his love for nature, he said he hopes to transfer to North Idaho College to pursue studies in wildlife biology.
A mist dissipates through Manito Park’s Japanese Gardens as maintenance workers vent the sprinkler system in preparation for closing the garden for the coming winter Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, in Spokane, Wash.
A mist dissipates through Manito Park’s Japanese Gardens as maintenance workers vent the sprinkler system in preparation for closing the garden for the coming winter months Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, in Spokane, Wash.
Gary Pinkley tosses a game of horseshoes with a friend in A.M. Cannon Park Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. Pinkley said he used to play in a horseshoe league at Franklin Park 10 or so years ago, but is now just taking it up again. “All my skills are coming back,” he said with a smile.
Dan Kunkel, 56, takes a morning walk around Cannon Hill Park pond with his dog, Marley, Oct. 17, 2012, in Spokane, Wash. The turning color of trees reflects off the water. Says Kunkel about his dog, “She doesn’t waste too much time with the ducks.”
Benjamin, 7, right, leaps from rock to rock as his twin brother Bradley, 7, center, and older brother, Jordan, 10, left, chip rocks together to make arrowheads as they play on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at Riverside State Park in Spokane, Wash. The brothers were camping with their family along the river and enjoying the start of fall.