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The Thundering Roar of Spokane Falls II

   

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The Thundering Roar of Spokane Falls

  There are hundreds of waterfalls scattered all over the Pacific NW. But I’m pretty sure Spokane Falls is the only one located in the heart of a bustling downtown business district. The Spokane River flows from Lake Coeur d’Alene … Continue reading

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Spokane’s Flour Mill

The old Flour Mill sits on the north bank of the river in downtown Spokane, WA. Built in 1895, remnants of its working past are still visible everywhere. Inside its brick walls today is a maze of corridors, ramps, and stairways leading to an eclectic blend of shops and businesses that are tucked into every little nook and cranny. Continue reading

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To Those Who Serve

Perched at the top of a grassy hillock, surrounded by evergreens, is the bronze statue of a young American Soldier. The Inland Northwest Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated on November 10, 1985. It can be found in Spokane’s Riverfront Park. Continue reading

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Spokane’s Japanese Garden II

The Nishinomiya Tsutakawa Japanese Garden in Spokane, WA, is not one of the largest Japanese gardens in the Pacific NW. Nor is it the oldest, but it is a uniquely pretty spot to while away an hour or so on a hot summer day. Continue reading

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Spokane’s Japanese Garden

The Nishinomiya Tsutakawa Japanese Garden in Spokane, WA, is not one of the largest Japanese gardens in the Pacific NW. Nor is it the oldest, but it is a uniquely pretty spot to while away an hour or so on a hot summer day. Continue reading

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When Liquid Sunshine Turns to Snow II

Twilight scene after mi-winter snowfall at Coeur d’Alene Park in Spokane, WA. Photo: Randall Harris. Continue reading

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When Liquid Sunshine Turns to Snow

Washington State is known far and wide as the “Land of Liquid Sunshine.” In other words, it rains a lot up here–especially during the winter months. But Washington also gets a good amount of snow, as all those living on the eastern side of the state can attest. Continue reading

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Good-bye to Autumn

Autumn in Coeur d’Alene Park in Spokane, WA. The sun was shining brightly that day and the leaves on the trees looked like they were on fire. Continue reading

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Onion Bar and Grill

The folks at the Onion Bar and Grill in downtown Spokane, WA, have been serving great-tasting burgers and fries since 1978. Continue reading

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