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December 24, 2008 in City, News
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A postal employee shovels snow from the roof of the downtown Spokane Post Office Wednesday, December 24, 2008. Five to nine inches of new snow is expected by Christmas Day.

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“Isn’t this fun?” said Dan Dolezal, with a hint of sarcasm in his voice as he cleared the snow from the roof of his business, Camera Corral in Coeur d’Alene on Wednesday, December 24, 2008.

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Spokane Police Officer Mike Schneider (right) lends the strong arms of the law to stuck motorist Machelle (cq) Winn (left) at the corner of Ash and Maxwell, December 24, 2008 in Spokane, Wash. Winn slid into the snowbank on her way to buy new tires. Pat Libby of All Service Towing and Repair happeneded by a few minutes later to pull Winn out. Libby didn’t charge her for the assistance, he just wished her a Merry Christmas.

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Firefighters at Spokane Fire Department Station #3 made good use of the icicle forming near the front entrance of the building at Ash and Indiana. December 24, 2008 in Spokane, Wash. They slid a stuffed animal onto the ice just 12 hours before the picture was taken on Wednesday afternoon.

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Brit Penberthy skis south on Manito Blvd December 24, 2008, in Spokane, Wash. Penberthy says she has been out on the skis everyday since it snowed.

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Derek Alcorn, age 17 of Spokane, Wash., gets his cross country skiing training in while heading south on Manito Blvd, December 24, 2008.

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Rebel, a Brasilian Mastiff, dons his winter coat for a walk around Manito Park with his owner Bill Housam, December 24, 2008 in Spokane, Wash.