Stories tagged: parade
UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019, 1:43 p.m.
100 years ago in Spokane: Witnesses back up landlady who shot and killed drunken man who brandished club. But she remained in jail.
Henry E. Haley succumbed to a gunshot wound he received two days earlier at the Thorslund hotel, 226 W. Riverside Ave.
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 6:05 p.m.
Mayor David Condon was in his element Saturday afternoon. No criticism, no problems. Just tossing candies, shaking youngsters’ hands and wearing a kilt.
Sat., Nov. 24, 2018
Thousands of people crowded under umbrellas in the dark and rain on Friday, lining Sherman Avenue in downtown Coeur d’Alene for the 27th annual Lighting Ceremony Parade.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 8:35 p.m.
Frigid temperatures and blustery winds were no match for holiday cheer as giant character balloons took to the skies, and performers on floats and marching bands made their way through …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 8:49 p.m.
Regular attendees and newcomers lined Market Street in Hillyard for the 107th Hi-Jinx Parade Saturday morning under sunny but hazy skies.
Tue., July 3, 2018, 8:33 p.m.
Staff from the Maryland newspaper where five employees were shot to death plan to walk in the Fourth of July parade in Annapolis.
Sun., June 24, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Celebration and pride mixed with defiance in New York City on Sunday as throngs of people crowded the streets, rainbow flags waving, for the annual gay pride march.
Tue., June 12, 2018, 3:02 p.m.
Hundreds of thousands of fans lined Constitution Avenue and filled the National Mall on Tuesday to celebrate the Washington Capitals’ first Stanley Cup championship.
UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 2:50 p.m.
For the second straight year, throngs of fans celebrated the Golden State Warriors with a parade for a team some are calling a basketball dynasty.
Sat., June 9, 2018, 2:56 p.m.
There will be floats, musicians and brightly colored costumes when the Puerto Rican Day Parade makes its way along Fifth Avenue this Sunday, as there always are.
Fri., June 8, 2018
Last year, OutSpokane handed out 1,000 rainbow flags during the city’s annual Pride parade. This year, they’re adding to the mix with the Pride flags for transgender, bisexual, pansexual and …
Wed., April 11, 2018, 7:19 a.m.
Spokane County Sheriff George Reid stopped an auto in Mead. Inside were three men, including “well-known” building contractor R.W. Hackett. The sheriff had been tipped off that the car was …
UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 9:51 p.m.
Lead by the late Bing Crosby, serving as grand marshal, the 2018 Spokane St. Patrick’s Day Parade wound through downtown Saturday afternoon.
UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 12:28 p.m.
Bing Crosby had a wee bit of Irish in him – enough to earn him the title of “grand marshal” of this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Spokane.
Fri., Feb. 23, 2018
Spokane staged a huge Washington’s Birthday patriotic parade. Thousands lined Riverside Avenue from Monroe to Division streets.
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 8 a.m.
A raised fist made of helmets, pick axes and broken rubble rolled ahead of hundreds of walking skeletons, costumed dancers and flowery floats Saturday in Mexico City’s Day of the …
Sat., Sept. 23, 2017
Spokane Valley shut down one of its busiest arterials Friday night for Valleyfest’s annual Hearts of Gold Parade as people lined up along Sprague Avenue in the dark.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
Iran’s Revolutionary Guard on Friday unveiled its latest ballistic missile capable of reaching much of the Middle East, including Israel, while the country’s president vowed that Tehran would press ahead …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 9:25 p.m.
The 28th annual Valleyfest celebration kicks off Friday night with the “Hearts of Gold” parade down Sprague Avenue in Spokane Valley.
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 12:15 p.m.
New this year will be a Unity in the Community Parade that will begin at 9 a.m. on the southeast corner of Stevens Street and Spokane Falls Boulevard.
Tue., July 18, 2017, 2:02 p.m.
A small eastern Oregon city’s parade this past weekend started out as a celebration, but ended in devastation.
Sun., July 16, 2017, 4:46 p.m.
Police say an Oregon boy is dead after falling off a parade float on his seventh birthday.
UPDATED: Tue., July 4, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
A spunky parade that starts at 10 a.m. every July Fourth at Wall and Lincoln streets on Spokane’s South Hill is small enough to take timeouts for lemonade.
Mon., June 26, 2017, 8:08 a.m.
Turkey’s official news agency says 44 people were detained during a march for LGBT rights that the governor of Istanbul had banned.
UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 9:13 p.m.
As temperatures began to rise, hundreds of men, women and children carrying rainbow flags hit the streets in the 43th annual Seattle Pride Parade on Sunday.
UPDATED: Mon., June 12, 2017, 12:28 p.m.
From The Spokesman-Review archives: Decades of clips show evolution in attitudes toward LGBT community
As Spokane prepares for its 26th Pride Parade Saturday, clips from The Spokesman-Review archives provide a window into how much some attitudes toward gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people have …
Fri., June 9, 2017
Spokane’s 26th annual Pride Parade is drawing a bit of inspiration from “Star Wars.”
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 11:23 p.m.
The rainbow colors of the gay pride flag, a rallying symbol for LGBT communities, will fly downtown above City Hall through Saturday, when the city will observe its 26th annual …
Thu., April 27, 2017, 9:26 a.m.
For 10 years, the 82nd Avenue of Roses Business Association has kicked off the city of Portland, Oregon’s annual Rose Festival with a family-friendly parade meant to attract crowds to …
UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017, 12:20 p.m.
Ken Daly lives for St. Patrick’s Day. His wife advises their kids to just let their dad enjoy himself as he gets out his St. Patrick’s Day outfit and prepares …