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.
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.
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.
The members of the Washington Civil War Association drew a large crowd for the first day the Battle of Deep Creek, a Civil War re-enactment event held at a farm on the West Plains. A Civil War-era encampment of the North and South is made with all period equipment and battles are held each day, filling the air with the smoke of rifles and cannons. More information about the event is at www.spokanecivilwar.com