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May 19, 2010 in City
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Spokane Valley Explorer Scouts float down the Spokane River in June 1951 in preparation for a seven-day river trip on the south fork of the Flathead River.

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Boy Scouts present massed colors as they parade westward along Riverside at Wall during Armistice Day observance November 12, 1952, in Spokane.

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Members of Boy Scout Troop 14 camp out December 29, 1956, near Seven Mile northwest of Spokane.

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Mike Holland, Spokane’s representative at the World Boy Scouting Jubilee in Greece, is greeted in Athens by a folk singer in this August 1963 photograph.

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Visitors from Japan hoist a Koi Nobori banner on top of City Hall during Lilac Week in May 1964. Shown with Scouts are Mayor Fosseen of Spokane, right, and Mayor Tatsuo Tasuuma of Nishinomiya.

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From left, Boy Scouts Ron Moffitt, of Spokane; Jerry Franson, of Billings; and David Maidell, of Spokane, compare fire-making techniques in July 1966.

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Boy Scouts build a tower at the Inland Empire Council’s Scout-O-Rama on June 6, 1977, at the Spokane Interstate Fairgrounds.

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Scouts from Spokane’s Troop 121 work on a 30-foot cedar totem pole for the World Jamboree at Idaho’s Farragut State park in this May 1967 photo. From the left are Paul Anderson, Steve Usher, Shirl Sorenson, Greg Usher, Bob Higbee, Mark Anderson, Tim Usher, Dan Starr and Bill Swann.

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Mark Everett, front, of Boy Scout Troop 430 in Millwood watches his model rocket blast off June 7, 1993, at the Spokane Interstate Fairgrounds during Scout-o-Rama events.

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Rob Krassowski, 13, and Andy Loomer, 12, members of Boy Scout Troop 333, help clean up greenhouse glass broken during a storm at Jacobsen’s in July 1995 in the Moran Prarie area of Spokane.

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From left, Harrison Nelson, Daniel Griffith and Todd Underhill of Boy Scout Troop 228 try to move their loaded sled across a log bridge they’d built as part of the Klondike Derby at the Silverwood RV Park in Athol on Jan. 27, 2001.

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Lance Knoles, 11, of Veradale’s Troop 438 fights to stay atop the monkey bridge built by Troop 367 of Spokane during Scout-O-Rama on June 7, 2003, in Riverfront Park.

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Sam Malito, 11, from Boy Scout Troop 348 in Spokane, takes aim at a target built by Troop 468 of Spokane Valley on June 7, 2003, in Riverfront Park.

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Jim Olson sets up safety ropes for the crews preparing to demolish and rebuild the roof covering chairlift 3 at Mt. Spokane Ski and Snowboard Park on Sept. 22, 2007. Friends completed the Eagle Scout project in memory of Andrew Roswell, who was killed by a recycling truck in May 2007.

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Guy Gifford leads members of Cub Scout Pack 497 and Boy Scout Troop 494 on April 5, 2009, through part of the Dishman Hills charred by the 2008 Valley View Fire. The scouts planted 600 ponderosa pine seedlings.

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Thomas Hutchison, left, of Spokane, and Jan Hatcher, of Nashville, examine a bronze statue celebrating Boy Scouts at the north end of the Monroe Street Bridge on Sept. 23, 2009, in Spokane.

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Typewriters Inspected. A Spokane Boy Scout, Scott Thompson (right), W2803 Rockwell, looks over some of the foreign typewriters on hand for the World Boy Scout Jamboree at Farragut State Park. Machine with Vietnamese keyboard is used by Ton that Dong Hai (left) of South Vietnam. Alan Schempp (standing) of Omaha observes. (Photo Archive/ Spokesman Review)

May 22, 2010
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At the camporee celebrating the centennial of the Boy Scouts of America, Lewis and Clark reenactor Tom Eier (cq), right, explains the markings on a dugout canoe used by reenactors to make several long river trips to scouts Sammy Hernandez, lower left, and Zek Parsley (cq), both 11. There were lots of historical displays for scouts and families to see, which was important because many outdoors activities were limited by off-and-on rain Saturday, May 22, 2010 at the Spokane County Event and Expo Center.

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At the camporee celebrating the centennial of the Boy Scouts of America, Lewis and Clark reenactor Tom Eier (cq), right, explains the markings on a dugout canoe used by reenactors to make several long river trips to scouts Sammy Hernandez, lower left, and Zek Parsley (cq), both 11. There were lots of historical displays for scouts and families to see, which was important because many outdoors activities were limited by off-and-on rain Saturday, May 22, 2010 at the Spokane County Event and Expo Center.

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Hunter Rich, a scout from Spokane, disassembles an old computer at a display at the Boys Scouts of America Centennial celebration Saturday, May 22, 2010 at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center. The activity is partly about trying recycle or reuse parts of old technology, and partly to let the kids delve into technology without fear of breaking it.

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Scouts and their camping gear sit under an intermittent drizzle at the Boys Scouts of America Centennial celebration Saturday, May 22, 2010 at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center. Scouts got to show off skills, participate in various activities and see displays of memorabilia, historical artifacts and scouting history.

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Tyler Manning, 10, a first year Webelos scout, carefully works a piece of wood in a scroll saw at the Boys Scouts of America Centennial celebration Saturday, May 22, 2010 at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center. Scouts at the event could try their hands at various crafts, see historical and informational displays and attend special grandstand shows.

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The exhibit buildings at Spokane County Fair and Expo Center grounds were filled with scouting themed booths and displays where Boy Scout enthusiasts, both adult and young people, could live, or relive, scouting traditions Saturday, May 22, 2010.

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Scouts and families gather around a woodworking demonstration Saturday, May 22, 2010 at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, the site of the local Boy Scouts of America Centennial celebration.