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September 2015 | In Pictures

As I'm very, very late with posting this, I don't have much that is fresh to reflect upon... But I can tell you that the second month of my time as a staff photographer at The Coeur d'Alene Press gave me many opportunities to keep pushing, try new things and have fun. This paper offers me a lot of freedom to take risks, so I'm going to keep taking them every chance I get. 

As always, thank you for looking. I hope you enjoy what you see; and if you have any feedback you'd like to give, please, don't hesitate to send it my way! 


A football kicked by Central Valley for a field goal sails over Lake City’s defense on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 at Lake City High School. 

Winton Elementary School third graders Eva Drott, second from left, and Kelli Simmons are framed by classmates Elijah Hunter, left, and Hayden Castle, right, as they munch on sweet corn prepared by the school's kitchen staff Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015 at Winton Elementary School.  

A Lake City cheerleader gets airborne while pumping up the crowd before the Lake City football team faced off against Central Valley on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 at Lake City High School. 

Lining up to get their school lunch, Winton Elementary School kindergarteners receive a chocolate milk, fruit cup, ear of sweet corn and pizza on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015 at Winton Elementary School. The ear of corn was a special treat as part of a program put on by the Coeur d'Alene School District and the University of Idaho that educates elementary school students the process of farming and preparing foods such as vegetables and fruits. 

From left to right, Woodland Middle School eighth graders Elaina Wagster, Cameron Tony and Austin Schmidt paddle to get ahead of one another in their cardboard boats on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015 during the 3rd Annual Woodland Middle School Cardboard Boat Race at the McGrane Pool Center at Kootenai Health.

Post Falls' Kayla Mayo warms up with her team before facing off against Coeur d'Alene Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 at Coeur d'Alene High School. 

Bernie Sanders rally, Sept. 23, 2015, at McEuen Park in Coeur d'Alene. 

A cow is presented to potential buyers at a cattle auction on Friday, Sept. 25, 2015 at the Rocking R Cattle Company's sale facility in Hayden. Individual cows sell from anywhere from $1,500 dollars to upwards of $5,000.

The flute section of the Post Falls' marching band prepare to perform during halftime of the homecoming game between Post Falls and Lakeland on Friday, Sept. 25, 2015 at Post Falls High School. 

North Idaho College's Alec Maldonado, left, and Hamidou Kante celebrate after Kante's hat-trick third goal against Columbia Basin College on Sept. 16, 2015 at North Idaho College. The Cardinals defeated the Hawks 4-2. 

Meteorologist Randy Mann, left, is filling the role climatologist Cliff Harris, right, had for more than twenty years as a weather columnist at The Press. They are photographed here on September 4, 2015 in Harris’ backyard. 

Charlie and Harmony. Rathdrum, Idaho. 

Bernie Sanders rally. Sept. 23, 2015 in McEuen Park in Coeur d'Alene. 

Lake City High School football players look out to the crowds lining Sherman Avenue during the Lake City High School's homecoming parade on Sept. 24, 2015 in Coeur d'Alene. 

The Custom Auto truck from Idaho Falls spews black smoke as it clocks in at 1,469 horsepower on the Dyno Meter Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015 at the Hunting 4 Horsepower event at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds. Hunting 4 Horsepower is free for the public and takes place on Sunday as well. 

Daniel Montgomery of Coeur d'Alene is photographed on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015 on Kaleigh Court in Coeur d'Alene, where he shot five handgun rounds into a vehicle earlier this year. Montgomery feared for his life, the safety of his family and the lives of others on the street that the driver of the vehicle drove recklessly down and around a cul-de-sac, almost hitting Montgomery after he confronted the driver. 

Spectators await the start of the Lake City and Coeur d'Alene High School football game on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 at Lake City High School. 

As his wife buttons up his new magistrate judge robes, Timothy L. Van Valin points to an audience member who made a friendly snide comment during Van Valin's investiture as a magistrate judge in Kootenai County on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at the Kootenai County Administration Building in Coeur d'Alene.