A young swimmer waits at the base of the high dive while someone else prepares to jump from the top at the Vale community pool on June 24, 2021, the hottest recorded June month in Vale, Ore.
Brooke Raboutou, a rock climber from Boulder, Colo. set to compete on Team USA at the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics, boulders at EVO Rock + Fitness in Louisville, Colo. on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. After finishing ninth in the combined Climbing World Championships, the 18-year-old is the first American climber to qualify for the Olympics.
UNC sophomore Eszter Rimanyi models for a portrait on Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. "In high school, modeling took over everything I did but it's been so hard to find gigs in college with such a busy schedule," Rimanyi said.
Eugene Cole, 86-year-old resident of Ontario, Ore. on the porch outside his house on June 7, 2021. Over the past five years, the city of Ontario has been disproportionately targeting and fining residents such as Cole in lower-income neighborhoods for code enforcement violations. Many of these fines are of extreme prices (many in the thousands range) for violations as simple as overgrowth. In Cole's case, he worked on junk cars as a career and was fined repeatedly for having said cars in his yard while he was working on them.
UNC Senior forward Marissa Creatore (33) steals the ball from Boston College player in the NCAA Final Four game against BC at Kentner Stadium in Winston Salem, N.C. on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. UNC won 6-3, advancing the team to the final round of the NCAA Championships.
Taylor Talbot began losing her sight at 2 years old and was legally blind by 8. Now 20 years old, she has lost all sight in her right eye and only has about 5% tunnel vision in her left. She is headed to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics as a track and field runner.
Sofia Zografos starts to build a snow man on the normally-sandy beach of Edem in Palaio Faliro, Athens, Greece on Feb. 16, 2021, the first snow snorm in 12 years for Athens. Like many other young Athenians, this was Zografos' first time ever experiencing snow.
During a record-breaking heatwave, a young boy leaps from the high dive at the Vale Pool in Vale, Ore. on Thursday, June 24, 2021.
Stuart Reitz, Malheur County extension agent, surveys a field of shallots for heat damage on July 14, 2021 in Vale, Ore. This year's heat wave has caused many problems in this year's crops, include eastern Oregon's famous onions and shallots, and the $80 million industry may see long-term effects.
The engine crew firefighters of Vale BLM head back to Vale, Ore. after an intensive morning hike up Rhinehart Butte on June 24, 2021.
A boy slips off the wall of the bouncy castle at the Malheur County Fair on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 in Ontario, Ore.
A cowboy's hat flies off his head on the first night of the 106th annual Vale Fourth of July Rodeo on Thursday, July 1, 2021.
Olympic rock wall climber Brooke Raboutou rests before training on the speed wall at EVO Rock + Fitness in Louisville, Colo. on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020 in preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
A family works to tame an unexpected fire after they set off fireworks for Fourth of July and one went awry on July 4, 2021 in Vale, Ore.. The state's fire ban had been in place since late June for this very reason.
UNC redshirt sophomore Joey Mendelez wrestles against his opponent in the match against Arizona State in the Carmichael Arena in Chapel Hill, N.C. on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. UNC lost to Arizona 9-22.
UNC senior Shayla Bennett (22) prepares to catch the ball in the women's basketball game against Navy in the Carmichael Arena on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. UNC won 80-40.
A single-engine air tanker spreads fire retardant over the still-smoking black spots to prevent a wildfire from spreading past the perimeter of the Miller Flats fire on Wednesday, July 7, 2021.
Candace Osborne races her horse at the barrell racing event at the Vale Fourth of July Rodeo on July 3, 2021. A cowgirl her entire life, Osborne went on to win first place at the event.