Mackenzie Garner cleans out her catch in the river as seagulls swarm around her, waiting for the leftovers. Dozens of dippers arrived at the Kenai River for opening day of the river’s personal use fishery on Friday July 10, 2015 with hopes of taking home sockeye salmon.
Bucky Cutright waits for guests to arrive at the first bar of his tour at The Ringside Cafe on Sept. 24, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. He began the haunted bar tour in Columbus, Ohio and dresses in costumes throughout the tour.
Kopano Marumo cries out as leader Timothy Singratsomboune reads a letter outside of the Columbus police internal-affairs office on Nov. 25, 2014. The group was demanding the Columbus police department renounce the decision not to indict Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson as well as the creation of a civilian review board for police-involved shootings in the city. Hundreds marched for 3 miles against the decision.
Julie Schmidt (left) has her picture taken with her wife Gayle Schuh outside of the Federal Building in Anchorage on Friday June 26, 2015. They have been married for eight years and together for 38 years, and were celebrating the Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage on Friday June 26, 2015. The two were married in Canada before same-sex marriage was legal in Alaska.
Brooke Robertson, 11, gathers up yellow powder at a checkpoint. The Color Run course began at Sullivan Arena and ran through Anchorage on Saturday June 27, 2015.
Sweat glistens off Brandie Garza, Virginia Tech’s first female employee in the power plant after she finishes pulling ash from one of the furnaces in the power plant.
Janice Anderson gasps as she gets a glimpse of the damage to her bottom floor apartment for the first time on Sunday July 26, 2015. Heavy rain led to flash flooding and residents of an apartment complex off Cordova and 12th Street in Anchorage had to be evacuated. Anderson said the water in her apartment was approximately waist deep when she was evacuated to the Fairview Rec Center early Sunday morning.
As a first year in fashion merchandising at Virginia Tech, Sarah Minnix preps the clothes backstage before the Spring Fashion Show on April 30, 2015. As models bustle in and out of the changing area, Minnix ensures that each one is ready to go before her next walk down the runway.
Steve Hubacek sits with his cabbage as he waits for his turn to be weighed at the Cabbage Weigh Off at the Alaska State Fair on Friday Aug. 4, 2015. Hubacek took first with a weight of 92.15 pounds.
A man stands on the wreckage of one of the abandoned trains in Uyuni, Bolivia on July 25, 2012. The trains were left outside of the salt flats in Bolivia after the collapse of the mining industry in the 1940s.
U.S. Air Force ceremony to posthumously award the Airman’s Medal to Matthew Joseph La Porte in recognition of heroic actions he took to protect classmates in Norris Hall during the April 16, 2007 shooting at Virginia Tech. La Porte, a member of the Corps of Cadets, was one of 32 killed that day. The ceremony was held at Westview Cemetery in Blacksburg, VA, Thursday, April 10, 2015.
Cody Dennis of Sugar Grove, Ohio pokes his head out of his door for a clearer view. His truck was covered after racing through a long pit of mud at Mud Bog 6. The event took place at Awesome Acres in Carroll, Ohio on Sunday Sept. 15, 2013. Dennis has driven in several Mud Bogs at Awesome Acres.
Stephen Monroe stands in his watermelon patch in Waukeenah, Florida. His family has lived on the same land for 150 years, and Monroe continues to grow his own fruits and vegetables and raises rabbits.
Jim Byce stands over one of his bee hives in Greenville, Georgia. Growing up in downtown Atlanta he kept seeing bees with a different sort of curiosity and chose to move out to the country and learn bee keeping. Byce has been keeping bees for 30 years, and his current hives are made of Italian three banded honey bees.
Caleb Stroman, 9, helps keep his grandfather’s 1955 Chevy pickup truck shining at the 35th Annual Jay Ofsthun Memorial Show & Shine at the Delaney Park Strip on Sunday Aug. 2, 2015.