Steve Oulman and Thok led the pack in the 11th annual Doggie Dash. Photo by Laurelle Walsh

Steve Oulman and Thok led the pack in the 11th annual Doggie Dash. Photo by Laurelle Walsh

Howard Johnson is collecting used pianos for a sculptural installation at his home. Photo by Marcy Stamper

Howard Johnson is collecting used pianos for a sculptural installation at his home. Photo by Marcy Stamper

The annual Balloon Roundup drew 15 balloonists to the valley. Photo by Laurelle Walsh

The annual Balloon Roundup drew 15 balloonists to the valley. Photo by Laurelle Walsh

 

The 15th annual Ride to Rendezvous featured good weather and great company. Photo by Laurelle Walsh

The 15th annual Ride to Rendezvous featured good weather and great company. Photo by Laurelle Walsh

Calvin Drozdov discovered reading at the Winthrop Library. Photo by Marcy Stamper

Calvin Drozdov discovered reading at the Winthrop Library. Photo by Marcy Stamper

Veteran smokejumpers and trainees loaded into a twin-engine turboprop for practice jumps. Photo by Laurelle Walsh

Veteran smokejumpers and trainees loaded into a twin-engine turboprop for practice jumps. Photo by Laurelle Walsh

Jachin Anderson welded in an Independent Learning Center class. Photo by Sue Misao

Jachin Anderson welded composting bins for Culler Studio in an Independent Learning Center class. Photo by Sue Misao

A sledder caught some air on a perfect winter day near the Town Trailhead in Winthrop. Photo by Laurelle Walsh

A sledder caught some air on a perfect winter day near the Town Trailhead in Winthrop. Photo by Laurelle Walsh

A trumpeter swan lived in a pond south of Twisp for several weeks in spring. Photo by Sue Misao

A trumpeter swan lived in a pond south of Twisp for several weeks in spring. Photo by Sue Misao