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Ashley Wells, who was crowned 2023 Miss Black Washington USA, poses for a portrait Wednesday in the Compton Union Building on Washington State University’s campus in Pullman. Wells is a Ph.D. student in American Studies and Culture. “I feel really fortunate to be a part of this organization and this journey. It was my first pageant and everything has been super exciting,” Wells said.
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Moscow High School junior Caden Perry poses for a portrait while flying his award winning first person view drone on Thursday afternoon. Perry recently placed first in both best of category for engineering and best of fair at the North Idaho Science and Engineering Fair in Coeur d’Alene. Perry, who has dreams of attending Georgia Tech’s aerospace engineering program, will be competing in Atlanta at the International Science and Engineering Fair in early May. With hopes of winning, Perry said, “It’s going to be a great experience.”
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Owner Colin Mannex holds the letter “Y” next to the marquee of the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre in Moscow. Mannex said the theater has been a victim of multiple thefts as more than 30 marquee letters have been stolen since late August.
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MaryAnn St. Mars affectionately holds her baby doll outside her home on Tuesday morning, August 6, 2019. MaryAnn recently received the baby doll as part of the HOPE Dementia Support Group program. (Zach Wilkinson/The Columbian)
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Ryan Harms, a former standout athlete at Pullman High School, strums his Fender guitar while posing for a portrait on Thursday afternoon. Harms said he taught himself how to play the guitar nearly 20 years ago after his sister gave him his first guitar as a graduation present.
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Owner Alex Mickle poses in front of a mural at the Columbia Food Park on Tuesday afternoon, August 13, 2019. (Zach Wilkinson/The Columbian)
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Debra Buckley poses for a portrait as she holds a photo of herself from 1992, which shows her smile prior to dental infections, at her home in Vancouver on Wednesday afternoon, August 28, 2019. (Zach Wilkinson/The Columbian)