Lt. Cmdr. Marc Eckart greets his daughter Devin Grace, after returning from a 290-day deployment to Iraq in 2003.
Bill Murray leaves a cab during the filming of Wild Things outside the Dade County Courthouse in Downtown Miami.
Tadzio Mueller chants against free trade during the Seattle WTO protests in 1999. This was the calm before the storm, several day of riots in downtown Seattle.
A Camp Killoqua camper licks his plate clean after a hearty meal of campfire-cooked Sloppy Joe’s.
Errol, a 13-year-old white persian cat, gets a bath by a pet groomer.
The Snohomish Regional Drug Task Force walk the perimeter of a meth lab in South Everett.
A double rainbow during Arlington High’s football practice.
Sailors walk through the steam generated by the catapult after the launch of fighter jet on the flight deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln before sailing to Iraq in 2002.
An F-18 Hornet takes off from the flight deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln.
Mariner High Marching Band freshman practice in the rain on Oakes Ave. before competeing in the Puget Sound Festival of Bands at Everett Memorial Stadium.
During the memorial for Richard Erickson, an oar rests on the Conibear Shellhouse dock during a crew version of the missing man formation.
A nervous Tricia Carson, 9, winces as hairstylist Marsci Beach cuts almost a foot of her hair, which will be donated to Locks of Love.
Cathart Elementary campers react to the cold water sprayed on them by the Snohomish Fire Department.
Before leaving on a nine-month tour in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Staff Sgt. Joe Johnson kisses his daughter Destiny as she looks at the Polaroid of her father she will keep until he comes home.
A traditional Korean dance proudly diplaying the colors of their attire.
Neil and Alice Fike talk outside their Suncruiser mobile home parked between the F.O.E. hall and the Aquasox Stadium in Everett before attending a dinner and dance. The Fikes have a permanent home in Everett but travel nearly 4,000 miles a year in their home away from home. The green astroturf and pink lawn chairs help create a perfect makeshift yard where the couple can enjoy the sun and some conservation on any terrain.
With a sure way to beat rush hour traffic, a U.S. Navy Blue Angel plane flies rather close to an empty 1-90 floating bridge in Seattle Friday afternoon in preparation for this weekends Seafair events. The I-90 and 520 bridges will closed during the performances on Saturday and Sunday.
An Everett Police Officer walks back to his car after a morning raid on illegal campites along Snohomish River railroad tracks in 1998.
With a sure way to beat summer boredom, Jason Meyer sleds down Smith St. on the back of a Barcalounger being towed by a friend. Meyer and his friends dubbed the unusual activity “barcasledding” or “idiotsledding.”
William Jones pours the powder while mixing a 30 gallon batch of clear paint at Best Paint in Ballard. The company makes low-toxic environmentally safe paints.
Senator Patty Murray uses step stool while speaking at Everett Station.
A jet is catapulted and takes off from the flight deck while another prepares to go during flight ops.