Kaliah Matthews, 8, stretches at the beginning of a community education yoga class at Union Ridge Elementary School in Ridgefield. Kaliah’s mother, Kristen, teaches the yoga class at Union Ridge. A national study shows that yoga and meditation are rising in popularity among children ages 4 through 17.
Derrick Hayes of Portland, watches his baby’s heartbeat on a monitor during an ultrasound appointment at the PeaceHealth Medical Maternal Fetal Medicine Clinic in Vancouver.
Kadence Sek, 1, receives a gastrointestinal tube prior to one of her five daily feedings at her Vancouver home. Sek, who was born with brain clots and holes in her heart, and her family would be unable to provide the care she needs to survive without Washington’s Apple Health program.
John Lindgren, export terminal director at United Grain, dips his hand into a conveyor belt transporting hard red winter wheat from a ship into storage containers at the Port of Vancouver. Following trade tarriffs on the soy beans that typically flow through the port this time of year, United Grain has had to find other ways to fill their ships' holds.
James Hall and Megan Morton react to the noise of a cannon aboard the historic sailing ship Lady Washington in the Port of Newport on Friday, May 19. Hall proposed to Morton on the deck of the ship during a tour earlier that day.
Cohen Tzayo, 7, helps to rub sunscreen onto the back of his father, Steven Tzeo, after swimming in the Columbia River Monday, July 16.
British National Gareth Pullen smokes a cigarette while hanging from the side of a Bulgarian-bound train during the summer of 2015. Pullen is part of a young European generation that regularly utilizes state-enforced vacation time and Europe's open borders to travel the continent while working part-time jobs in England.
Personnel from five Lincoln County fire departments battle a rural structure fire at the home of Doris Myers on Friday, Nov. 3. Rural fires makeup about a third of the calls county fire crews respond to and can strain the resources of small, volunteer departments.
A Clark County Sheriff's investigator pauses to look at the body of a shooting victim at the Pacific 63 Center in Hazel Dell on Monday afternoon, Dec. 10, 2018.
A member of a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter rescue team hangs above the Yaquina Headlands in Newport, Ore., while attempting to reach a stranded surfer on Sunday, May 13. The surfer abandoned his board and climbed up the cliff face after being swept off the beach by a riptide.
Antifa medics carry Parker Spears of Texas away from the the front line after he was pepper sprayed by police during the the Saturday Aug. 4, 2018, far-right Patriot Prayer rally. The rally drew a large crowd of counter-protestors including Antifa, LGBTQ pride and pro-union groups and was eventually broken up by the Portland Police Bureau using less-than-lethal rounds and pepper spray.
Tony Monroe, a volunteer with the Toledo Fire Department, catches his breath after a training rotation inside a Toledo, Ore., home that crews intentionally set on fire on Saturday, Feb. 11.
An aspiring ballerina nervously chats with a member of The Portland Ballet following a performance at the Lincoln City Cultural Center on Saturday, Feb. 18.
A Native American teenager catches his breath during a ceremonial dance competition at the 2015 Tutzinmepu Powwow on the University of Idaho campus.
Jim Cobb, dressed as Klutz the Clown, drives to Shriners Portland Hospital for Children as part of a monthly visit in which he performs magic and tells jokes the the young patients there.
Ginger Gouveia lifts her mask of President Trump while protesting at the 2018 Women’s March in Newport, Ore., on Saturday, Jan. 20.
A group of about 100 exhausted refugees wait for directions from railway officials and Caritas volunteers upon arriving at Westbahnhof Station in Vienna, Austria. Most refugees don’t speak German or English, making their stay in Vienna difficult. In an effort to counter this language barrier volunteers hung signs telling refugees that local tap water was safe to drink and where to go in cases of medical emergencies.
Joseph Kress, an inmate at the Lincoln County Jail, grips his chair while in a Seeking Safety group therapy session, designed to help inmates battle substance abuse and PTSD. "This program has helped me a lot, I've been able to have the first ever one-on-one conversation about my mother," Kress said. "I'm an adrenaline junkie, I like uppers and I've been able to talk a little about that too."
Ranger Chris Burns with the Bureau of Land Management inspects the Yaquina Head Lighthouse while preparing for his daily, public tours of the 140-year-old structure on the Yaquina Headlands in Newport, Ore.
K&E Excavating contractors work to assemble a wildlife crossing culvert made from corrugated metal along the US Route 20 expansion east of Toledo. The Oregon Department of Transportation will use fencing and strategic seeding to encourage local wildlife populations to use the massive pathway, which crosses under the highway expansion.
The 2017 total solar eclipse seen above the Yaquina Bay Bridge in Newport, Ore.
Deckhand Brad Gnuschke pulls in an outrigger while preparing the F/V Equalizer to dock at the Port of Newport on Tuesday, April 24.
Santa Claus pauses to watch a school of fish swim through the Passages of the Deep before meeting with kids at the Oregon Coast Aquarium during the 2017 Sea of Lights event.
"Bar girls" wait for clientele to trickle in on a weekday night during tourist season on the island of Koh Samui, Thailand.
An Oregon State Patrol Trooper interviews the owner of El Taco Loco in Waldport, Ore., minutes after an armed robbery on Sunday, Aug. 20. A group of private citizens chased the robbery suspect to a nearby RV park where sheriff deputies where able to detain him and recover the stolen money.
Graduating seniors wave at family and friends while filing out of the Newport High School Gymnasium following the 2017 graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 10.
The Newport High School Marching Band plays their way down US Highway 101 in Newport during the 2018 Loyalty Days Festival.
A patron is seen racking pool balls through blinking neon signs in the front window of The Old Oregon Tavern in downtown Lincoln City, Monday, April 4. The tavern is one of few storefronts in Lincoln City to feature blinking signs and changing text.
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry instructors examine the bodies of California Squid during a dissection tutorial designed to train teachers in leading science courses on March 8 at Camp Gray in South Beach, Ore.
The head of a Rainbow Trout lies on a cleaning table during Georgia-Pacific's annual Olalla Lake Kid’s Fishing Derby in Toledo on Saturday, June 3.
Crew members aboard the F/V Ms. Law wait for the tide to come in after grounding their boat in Yaquina Bay around 12 p.m., on Monday, April 24. The Ms. Law’s position made a water rescue difficult, forcing the crew to wait out the tides while maintaining radio contact with the Coast Guard. Nobody aboard the Ms. Law was hurt in the accident.