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Friday, December 6, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Picture stories

Large-format slideshows on special themes.


April showers

Pedestrians find shelter under umbrellas as rain falls on the corner of Monroe Street and Sprague Avenue, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Spokane, Wash.

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Spring break skate

Michelle Conwell laces up nearly-new roller skates for her daughter, Shariah, 7, as they visited the Numerica Skate Ribbon for the first time, Monday, April 1, 2019, in Spokane’s Riverfront Park. The pair planned to spend the first day of spring break enjoying attractions in the park.

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Fashion hounds

Gio, an 11-year-old Italian Greyhound, left, and Ruah, a 13-year-old Whippet, don their spring fashion wear as they pause on a walk with their owner, Gary Gilbert, Thursday, March 28, 2019, on 28th Avenue near Post Street in Spokane, Wash. Gilbert and the dogs were on their way home so he could get another pair of dogs out for a stroll.

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Spring equinox full moon

The full moon rises over Hauser Lake as it reaches its peak on the same day as the spring equinox, on March 20, 2019. The last time the full Moon and the spring equinox coincided this closely (4 hours apart) was in March 2000, but the last time they occurred on the same date was on March 20, 1981.

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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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