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UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019, 4:25 p.m.

Parade celebrates rodeo weekend in Cheney

People lined First Street in downtown Cheney Saturday for the parade that is part of this weekend’s 52nd annual Cheney Rodeo.


UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 8:54 p.m.

‘I just want to be like them’: Fans celebrate with U.S players at parade honoring Women’s World Cup win

U.S. women’s soccer co-captain Megan Rapinoe and her teammates shared a float with Mayor Bill de Blasio and U.S. Soccer Federation president Carlos Cordeiro at a parade honoring them. Rapinoe …


UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019, 9:12 p.m.

Parades, parties, pomp and circumstance fill Fourth of July

The national holiday to mark America’s birth as a country was filled with parades, concerts, competitive eating and of course, fireworks.


100 years ago in Spokane: Giant Independence Day parade had an international flavor

Spokane’s giant Victory and Independence Day parade through downtown had an international flavor.


UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019, 1:43 p.m.

100 years ago in Spokane: Witnesses back up landlady who shot and killed drunken man who brandished club. But she remained in jail.

Henry E. Haley succumbed to a gunshot wound he received two days earlier at the Thorslund hotel, 226 W. Riverside Ave.


UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 6:05 p.m.

David Condon walks St. Patrick’s Day Parade as kilted mayor

Mayor David Condon was in his element Saturday afternoon. No criticism, no problems. Just tossing candies, shaking youngsters’ hands and wearing a kilt.


Despite rain, thousands turn out for Coeur d’Alene Lighting Ceremony Parade

Thousands of people crowded under umbrellas in the dark and rain on Friday, lining Sherman Avenue in downtown Coeur d’Alene for the 27th annual Lighting Ceremony Parade.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 8:35 p.m.

Despite cold, balloons fly at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade

Frigid temperatures and blustery winds were no match for holiday cheer as giant character balloons took to the skies, and performers on floats and marching bands made their way through …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 8:49 p.m.

Going strong at 107, Hillyard parade has hijinks for the whole neighborhood

Regular attendees and newcomers lined Market Street in Hillyard for the 107th Hi-Jinx Parade Saturday morning under sunny but hazy skies.


Capital-Gazette employees to march in July 4th parade

Staff from the Maryland newspaper where five employees were shot to death plan to walk in the Fourth of July parade in Annapolis.


Celebration, defiance mix at New York City gay pride parade

Celebration and pride mixed with defiance in New York City on Sunday as throngs of people crowded the streets, rainbow flags waving, for the annual gay pride march.


Fans turn out in droves to celebrate Stanley Cup-champion Washington Capitals

Hundreds of thousands of fans lined Constitution Avenue and filled the National Mall on Tuesday to celebrate the Washington Capitals’ first Stanley Cup championship.


UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 2:50 p.m.

Oakland again celebrates NBA champion Warriors

For the second straight year, throngs of fans celebrated the Golden State Warriors with a parade for a team some are calling a basketball dynasty.


Puerto Rican Day Parade to shine light on hurricane struggle

There will be floats, musicians and brightly colored costumes when the Puerto Rican Day Parade makes its way along Fifth Avenue this Sunday, as there always are.


‘Pride’ coming back to Spokane’s streets, with a welcome for all

Last year, OutSpokane handed out 1,000 rainbow flags during the city’s annual Pride parade. This year, they’re adding to the mix with the Pride flags for transgender, bisexual, pansexual and …


100 years ago in Spokane: Bootleggers busted by sheriff after car chase

Spokane County Sheriff George Reid stopped an auto in Mead. Inside were three men, including “well-known” building contractor R.W. Hackett. The sheriff had been tipped off that the car was …


UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 9:51 p.m.

With Bing Crosby as grand marshal, St. Patrick’s Day Parade hits downtown Spokane

Lead by the late Bing Crosby, serving as grand marshal, the 2018 Spokane St. Patrick’s Day Parade wound through downtown Saturday afternoon.


UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 12:28 p.m.

Bing Crosby named ‘grand marshal’ of St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Bing Crosby had a wee bit of Irish in him – enough to earn him the title of “grand marshal” of this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Spokane.


100 years ago in Spokane: Massive participation at downtown patriotic parade

Spokane staged a huge Washington’s Birthday patriotic parade. Thousands lined Riverside Avenue from Monroe to Division streets.


Mexico City’s Day of Dead parade honors quake victims

A raised fist made of helmets, pick axes and broken rubble rolled ahead of hundreds of walking skeletons, costumed dancers and flowery floats Saturday in Mexico City’s Day of the …


Annual Valleyfest parade lights up Sprague Avenue

Spokane Valley shut down one of its busiest arterials Friday night for Valleyfest’s annual Hearts of Gold Parade as people lined up along Sprague Avenue in the dark.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 11:59 a.m.

In defiance of U.S., Iran unveils latest missile during parade

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard on Friday unveiled its latest ballistic missile capable of reaching much of the Middle East, including Israel, while the country’s president vowed that Tehran would press ahead …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 9:25 p.m.

Three-day Valleyfest event kicks off Friday with parade

The 28th annual Valleyfest celebration kicks off Friday night with the “Hearts of Gold” parade down Sprague Avenue in Spokane Valley.


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.


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.


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.


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 …