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Friday, August 23, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Picture stories

Large-format slideshows on special themes.


Car wash

With temperatures reaching into the 50 degree range, Sean Chavez, of Medical Lake, Wash., soaps up his 2013 Audi S5 convertible to remove the winter grime, Monday, March 18, 2019, at the Brown Bear Car Wash on W. Sunset Highway.

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Dog jog

Snow is still on the roofs and yards, but it does not stop Scott Lorek, 60, and his German Shepherd-heeler mix, Donut, from taking an hour-long run, Friday morning, March 15, 2019, along 17th Avenue, in Spokane,Wash.

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Birthday pirates

Jackie Pederson, 67, and Ed Engel, 75, dressed in their pirate costumes from the Dollar Store for the January Birthday Party event, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, at the Hillyard Senior Center located in the Northeast Community Center. Six seniors celebrated their birthdays during the pirated-themed party.

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Monroe morning mist

On the Monroe Street Bridge, cyclist John Laux takes a cell phone photo of the mist rising from Spokane Falls, Thursday, Dec., 6, 2018, in downtown Spokane, Wash.

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Corbin Park squirrel

A tree squirrel gathers up an acorn in the grass of Corbin Park Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. Tree squirrels do not hibernate in winter, but will remain in their nests in cold or stormy weather, venturing out to forage or find food they’ve stored nearby.

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Wood duck dance

With the water reflecting the fall leaf colors from the shore, a female wood duck flaps its wings after landing on Cannon Hill pond on Spokane’s South Hill, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018.

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Free movies at The Garland

South West Community Center day campers Kaylee Neeley, 7, left, Ty Paladino, 7, centre and Arion Flores,7, right, share a laugh during the free showing of Peter Rabbit at The Garland Theater in Spokane on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Doors open at 9 a.m. Free movies play Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. Aug. 13-17: “Peter Rabbit.” Aug. 20-24: “Smurfs: The Lost Village.” Aug. 27-31:”Emoji Movie.”

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Lemonade stand

Lukas Loney, 12 and his brother Cooper, 14, don their Halloween costumes to attract attention to their Lemonade stand at the intersection of Bernard Street and 20th Avenue, Thurs., Aug 2, 2018. The boys said that when they started to wear the costumes, business doubled. “It also gives a smile to the people driving by,” said Cooper.

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Franklin, the Dalmatian

Franklin, the Dalmatian owned by Spokane County Fire District Chief Tony Nielsen, sits patiently in the doorway of the Fire District office and waits for visitors Friday, July 27, 2018. Franklin, who sometimes accompanies his owner to work on Fridays, is the third Dalmatian Nielsen has owned.

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Fairwood Farmers Market

Shane Lucht with Spring Water Farm in Deer Park, is silhouetted as he helps load beets into Laurel Olson’s grocery bag at The Fairwood Farmers Market on Tuesday, July 24, 2018,
in Spokane, Wash. The market is held every Tuesday May 22nd to October 9th at 319 West Hastings.

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The Capital Gazette newsroom victims

Four journalists and a sales assistant were killed Thursday in a shooting at a Maryland newspaper. Authorities said the gunman entered the Capital Gazette in Annapolis and “looked for his victims.” The employees killed were Gerald Fischman, Rob Hiaasen, John McNamara, Rebecca Smith and Wendi Winters, police said.

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