Brandon Ramirez gets creative with a dive into Colman Pool on one of Seattle's hot summer days.
Ned, the golden retriever, and other Missoula dogs wait on the Go Fetch bus to be transported to their routine mountain hike location.
Members of a Type 2 firefighting team out of Kennewick, Wash., march past evacuee Del Hoyt's truck into the Skyland Fire smoke.
A Christmas-day blaze roars as Ladysmith, Wisconsin firefighters respond to the scene.
Glacier National Park Going-to-the-Sun road construction in East Glacier to repair damage from a November storm.
Kristen Nicolarsen, CEO of Neptune aviation in Missoula.
Helen Zak holds a photo of herself taken on her graduation day from the University of Montana. Zak passed away in 2012 from her asbestos-related disease.
Seattle homeowners unpack boxes in their newly-affordable home.
A Seattle hempfest participant dances in the heat with his maracas.
Lavender farmer, Katie Jo Steward of the Lavender Sisters, points out that the flowers are just starting to open in time for the lavender festival on Vashon Island.
Fanned by gusty winds, smoke from the Chippy Creek Fire creeps up into the sky over Smith Lake near Kila, dropping ash on Kalispell.
Owner of Lucky An Dong Groceries and Chinese Herbs in Little Saigon, Luc Van Lu, center, chats with an employee and customer, right.
A hemp fest reveler feels the beat of the music and heat of the day in Seattle.
A graffiti artist at work in Missoula.
A bicyclist gets his unique bicycle bell to "ring" before taking part in a Critical Mass ride through Seattle.
Susie greets her grandson after his day at school, and after her day attending college classes at Salish Kootenai College in Pablo.
A man walks past kayaks on Shell Beach at Portland Island in British Columbia.
Customer Harris Levinson, left, chats with employee Reece Lazarus at The Monkey Tree vegetarian restaurant on Vashon Island.
"I made a living on that hill for 32 years. And I raised nine kids on that living," said Don Wyant, pointing to the smokestack of the old Anaconda Copper Co. from his place of business, Don's Cement and Lawn Ornaments, one of only two retail establishments in Opportunity, Montana.