Stories tagged: parade
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 12:15 p.m.
Annual event adds a parade
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.
Family, strangers rally together after Oregon parade death
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.
Oregon boy dies after falling off parade float on birthday
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.
Neighborhood spirit abounds at annual Fourth of July parade on Spokane’s South Hill
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.
44 people detained during Istanbul’s banned LGBT pride event
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.
Mayor: Unity celebrated in 43rd annual Seattle Pride parade
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 Pride Parade, festival is Saturday
Spokane’s 26th annual Pride Parade is drawing a bit of inspiration from “Star Wars.”
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 11:23 p.m.
Spokane hoists pride flag above City Hall for first time
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.
Portland rose parade canceled after ‘antifascists’ threaten GOP marchers
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.
Crowds put on the green for Spokane’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade
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 …
UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 10:42 p.m.
Pipes and drums will be heard around Spokane and in St. Patrick’s Day parade
Firefighters Pipes and Drums band plays to honor fallen brothers and for fun in Saturday’s St. Patrick’s Day parade.
UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017, 4:01 p.m.
Five things to know before Spokane’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade
This year’s gathering of the Irish is set for Saturday, a full six days before the actual St. Patrick’s Day.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
11 injured during Mardi Gras parade in Alabama
Police in the Alabama beach town of Gulf Shores say a car participating in the city’s Fat Tuesday parade accidentally plowed into a band, leaving three young people in critical …
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 9:59 a.m.
Mardi Gras: ‘One time of year people can act like fools’
The streets of New Orleans are filled with costumed revelers, dazzling floats featuring kings and queens, and people of all ages screaming for trinkets and beads. Lots of beads. Tuesday …
Fri., Oct. 21, 2016, 6:54 p.m.
Yoga pants parade to protest man’s comments on women’s wear
Women clad in yoga pants plan to parade through a coastal Rhode Island town in protest of a man who said the attire looks tacky and ridiculous.
Tue., May 31, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Parade shows support for preparing for World War I
From our archives, 100 years ago Riverside Avenue was a “sea of flags” during Spokane’s big Memorial Day parade.
Sat., May 21, 2016, 9:23 p.m.
Spectators line the streets for 78th annual Lilac parade
Heavy rain and flood warnings gave way to a dry but chilly 78th annual Spokane Lilac Festival Armed Forces Torchlight Parade Saturday night in downtown Spokane.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 8:10 a.m.
Boston shortens St. Patrick’s Day parade route
A decision by Boston’s mayor and police commissioner to shorten the city’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade route is not sitting well with organizers.
Sat., July 11, 2015
NYC celebrates Women’s World Cup winners with parade
NEW YORK – Fresh off its World Cup championship, the U.S. women’s soccer team got a hero’s welcome on Friday with a ticker-tape parade in lower Manhattan mobbed by young …
Tue., June 9, 2015, 11 a.m.
Downtown parade will celebrate LGBT pride
Thousands of members of Spokane’s LGBT community and their allies will march downtown Saturday in the 24th annual Pride Parade and Rainbow Festival.
Sun., March 15, 2015
Sharin’ o’ the green
The weather looked so dreary Saturday morning that Mary Eberle offered to take her four boys to the grocery store for candy instead of heading down to the parade and …
Thu., March 12, 2015
Trentwood principal earn luck of the Irish, ride in annual parade
Ted Epperson had no idea what was in store for him when he showed up at work Friday. Epperson is the principal at Trentwood Elementary School, and he knew there …
Thu., Sept. 18, 2014
Valleyfest set to soar
Valleyfest celebrates its Silver Jubilee this weekend. Among those participating in the festivities: Students at Spokane Valley High School. They’re building a float for the Hearts of Gold parade of …
Wed., Sept. 10, 2014
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago Mayor W.J. Hindley, in his capacity as the official city censor, wanted to “expunge all European war pictures from the local theaters.”
Thu., July 24, 2014
South Perry fair, parade Saturday
The South Perry Street Fair and Parade is Saturday, but parade participants can get an early start at decorating their bikes today, at the South Perry Farmers Market in the …
Sun., March 16, 2014
Spokane goes green for St. Patrick’s Day parade
The streets of downtown Spokane were lined with green Saturday for the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade: hats, beads, shirts, hair – even the occasional kilt. The annual parade put …
Sun., June 9, 2013
Gay pride parade celebrates same-sex marriage approval
A month before their scheduled nuptials, Kath’ren Bay and Alexis Higdon stood side by side in a flatbed truck rolling down Main Street, clutching signs thanking the state of Washington …
Thu., March 14, 2013
Lilac Festival float still a diamond in the rough
It doesn’t look like much. A few sheets of plywood, the steel skeleton of a diamond jutting up in the front, a white plastic lawn chair perched on the back. …
Thu., June 7, 2012
Join Fairfield for Flag Day celebration
Fairfield will be the place to be Saturday when the small town celebrates its 102nd annual Flag Day with a fun run, breakfast, parade, music and more. Organizers believe the …