Portland Winterhawks Oliver Gabriel celebrates his second period goal that put the Winterhawks up 3-0 on the Edmonton Oil Kings in game 3 in the WHL Finals at the Rose Garden on Sunday May 6, 2012. Portland won 4-3.
The Portland Winterhawks goalie Mac Carruth plays the puck as the Edmonton Oil Kings make a rush in the third period of game 3 in the WHL Finals at the Rose Garden on Sunday May 6, 2012. Carruth made 34 saves on 37 shots in the 4-3 win.
The Portland Winterhawks' Ty Rattie takes a shot from his knees while being defended by the Edmonton Oil Kings's Keegan Lowe in the third period of game 3 in the WHL Finals at the Rose Garden on Sunday May 6, 2012. The Winterhawks won the game 4-3.
Mark Mansell and his wife, Debbie Mansell, have taken long rides to get Mark ready for a cross-country journey to benefit Leader Dogs for the Blind. He leaves June 16 and plans to be in Portland, Maine, on Aug. 8 or 9. He will stay in homes of Lions Club members across America.
The Portland Winterhawks' Joseph Morrow, right, and the Edmonton Oil Kings' Keegan Lowe drop the gloves in the first period of game 3 in the WHL Finals at the Rose Garden on Sunday. The Winterhawks won the game 4-3.
Crystal lilacs bloom near a water tower and windmill at the Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens in Woodland. The variety name honors Lilac Society founder Crystal Schulz, who was also instrumental in saving the grounds and gardens.
A bee gathers pollen from Crystal lilacs during Lilac Days in Woodland on Sunday. The variety was named after Lilac Society founder Crystal Schulz, who was also instrumental in saving the grounds and gardens.
The Region 4 Technical Rescue team conducts water rescue drills at Big Eddy on the Washougal River on April 27. The team serves Clark, Skamania, Wahkiakum and Cowltiz counties and is made up of firefighters from Clark County Fire District 6, the Vancouver Fire Department and Clark County Fire & Rescue.
Sonja McKenzie hangs a family photo in the bedroom at the Share Orchards Inn homeless shelter where she and her four children lived last year. McKenzie has begun a nonprofit project to “adopt” shelter rooms like this one.
Stonehenge at Maryhill, photographed by Edgar I. Ailor III for the book "Blue Highways Revisited."
“I saw … a strange huddle of upright rocks. It looked like Stonehenge. When I got closer, I saw that it was Stonehenge — in perfect repair,” wrote William Least Heat-Moon in “Blue Highways.”