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Picture stories

Large-format slideshows on special themes.



Window wash

Drew Eberly, bottom, and his son, Luke, of FirstGlass Window Cleaning, wipe every nook and cranny as they attend to windows at Umi Kitchen and Sushi Bar, Friday, March 27, 2020, in Spokane’s Kendall Yards.

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Happy Birthday

Remi Dickman turns 14 on Saturday, but celebrated his birthday with family members keeping their distance apart during opening of presents in Upper Manito Park, Friday afternoon, March 20, 2020.

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Babysitting and bubbles

Debbie Baugher, babysitting her grandson Quinton Baugher, 1, blow bubbles in their front yard on East Second Avenue, Friday March 20, 2020. “I think sunshine and the fresh air is the best way not to get the virus,” said Baugher.

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Coffee for two

Marcia Milani, left, and Joan Leeds make a toast with their coffee cups outside of the Forza Coffee Company after moving a pair of chairs out from the shop in Lincoln Heights, Wednesday, March 18, 2020. They regularly meet on Wednesdays, but haven’t seen each other in two weeks. Forza on 29th is open for take out orders 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Dog walk

Cali the Chihuahua/Dachshund mix stays warm in her carrier during a walk with her owner Dillen Stacey near North Idaho College on Wednesday, Feb.5, 2020.

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What about Bob?

A wild turkey feels fit enough to to show off its wingspan as passerbys get too close to his perch atop a sedan roof, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, on Pacific Avenue in Browne’s Addition. An employee at the Campbell House across the street said the bird is often seen resting on autos in the area. They have named the fowl “Bob”.

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Golden Globe 2020 nominations

A Netflix wave swept over the 77th Golden Globe nominations, where the streaming company dominated with 34 total nominations, including four films up for best picture and four series nominated for the top television awards.

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Halloween sun

In this Oct. 8, 2014 photo released by NASA, active regions on the sun combine to look something like a jack-o-lantern’s face. The image was captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, which watches the sun at all times from its orbit in space.

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Fall gift

Roman Bertholic, 6, right, offers a fallen leaf to his sister Giana, 10, and brother, Ryder, 3, during a visit to the John A. Finch Arboretum, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, in Spokane. The arboretum will host the Fall Leaf Festival, Saturday. Oct. 26, from 11am to 2pm and will feature live music, food truck, and activities.

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Iwo Jima flag raising identities

In this Feb 23, 1945 photo, U.S. Marines of the 28th Regiment, 5th Division, raise the American flag atop Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima, Japan. The Marine Corps has corrected the identify of another of the men who were photographed raising the American flag at Iwo Jima during World War II. The Marines said Thursday that after questions were raised by private historians who studied photos and films, it determined that Cpl. Harold P. Keller was among the six men who raised the flag. The Marines say Pfc. Rene Gagnon had helped in the effort but for decades was mistakenly identified by the Marines as one of the flag-raisers.

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Shop deer

A dazed and confused deer has been trapped in a clothing store in the fashionable mountain resort of Cortina d’Ampezzo, on the Italian Dolomites, before been saved and freed. Local authorities said the deer, a four-five years-old big specimen, entered the shop, specialized in tirolese outfits, by mistake as the assistant was away.

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Cougar wanders into California house

This Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 photo from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife shows a mountain lion that got caught wandering into a house in Sonora in Northern California’s Gold Country when a family opened their front door to let cool air in. The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s office said when the family and the mountain lion spotted each other Sunday evening, both ran. The big cat made a dash to the bathroom and stayed there until deputies and wildlife officers coaxed it to jump out of the bathroom window.

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May I play through?

Tom Lloyd, 15, of Spokane, hits a shot from the 13th fairway at Downriver Golf Course under the watchful eyes of a moose and her calf, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019., in Spokane, Wash. Another calf was also resting some 20 yards away as golfers made their way around the course.

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Spokane River paddle

Keith Van Thiel paddles upstream towards the Iron Bridge on the Spokane River, Tuesday morning, Aug. 6, 2019. He said it was the his first time he has tried paddle boarding on the Spokane River.

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Plein Air painting

Lorna Barrowman paints a scene from Coeur d’Alene’s City Park beach, Thursday, July 25, 2019. Barrowman is part the Coeur d’Alene Art Association’s Plein Air group, whose 60 or so members paint outside instead of a studio.

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Rockets away

Alicia Ferrara and her daughter Angelia, 13, launch hand-make rockets during the Spokane County Library District Space Week, Monday, July 15, 2019, at Valley Mission Park.

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Slackline sisters

Samantha Richardson, 5, on far left, her sister, Bridgette, 8, center, and neighbor friend Gretchen Heinen, 9, enjoy some summer fun on a slackline in the Richardson’s front yard at 29th Avenue and Manito Boulevard, Friday, July 5, 2019.

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Twilight snack

Two velvet-antlered mule deer enjoy a twilight snack as the sun sets on Monday evening, June 17, 2019, near Highway 291 in Nine Mile Falls, Wash. Mule deer bucks begin growing their antlers in the spring as warmer temperatures arrive. During this period their antlers are covered in velvet like tissue, similar to skin. In late summer, bucks shed their velvet in preparation for the fall rut.

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