H-2A Visa Workers Picking Cherries Photo

Workers harvest Skeen cherries at K.S. Orchards, Saturday, June 27, 2015, in Royal City, Wash. (Young Kwak/Pacific Northwest Inlander)

Workers harvest Skeen cherries at K.S. Orchards, Saturday, June 27, 2015, in Royal City, Wash. (Young Kwak/Pacific Northwest Inlander)

I photographed H-2A visa workers picking Skeen cherries at K.S. Orchards in Royal City last weekend. Here is the uncropped version of the main story photo used. The H-2A visa program exists to allow U.S. companies to temporarily hire foreign nationals for seasonal agricultural work. http://www.inlander.com/spokane/cherry-pitfalls/Content?oid=2499695

Sanders Beach Lake Coeur d’Alene Photo

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I was on assignment during the golden hour at Sanders Beach, on Lake Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. After the assignment was finished, I decided to snap this photo of the lake and people enjoying it before heading home.

The Woman’s Club of Spokane Photo

The exterior is photographed at the Woman's Club of Spokane, Friday, June 19, 2015, in Spokane, Wash. (Young Kwak/Pacific Northwest Inlander)

The exterior is photographed at the Woman’s Club of Spokane, Friday, June 19, 2015, in Spokane, Wash. (Young Kwak/Pacific Northwest Inlander)

I photographed a story at the Woman’s Club of Spokane. The organization, which is over one hundred years old, is experiencing a resurgence. To see additional photos and read more about the organization, go to http://www.inlander.com/spokane/revival-on-ninth-avenue/Content?oid=2494030

Alzheimer’s Disease Story Photo

Amy Shives, right, and her husband George walk their cavalier King Charles spaniel Chester in their neighborhood, Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in Spokane, Wash. Amy Shives was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease in 2011 and has since been involved with the Alzheimer’s Association. Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it’s just because women tend to live longer than men. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Amy Shives, right, and her husband George walk their cavalier King Charles spaniel Chester in their neighborhood, Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in Spokane, Wash. Amy Shives was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease in 2011 and has since been involved with the Alzheimer’s Association. Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it’s just because women tend to live longer than men. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Here’s a story I photographed about why there are more women with Alzheimer’s disease than men. I photographed a local woman with early onset Alzheimer’s disease for the story. To read more and see additional photos, go to http://bigstory.ap.org/urn:publicid:ap.org:b86a1425061641518a25bcfcc99e08cc

Same Sex Marriage Story Photo From 2008

Bonnie Aspen, left, and Willow Williams pose for a photograph, Thursday, June 12, 2008, in Spokane, Wash. Aspen and Williams plan on getting married in California within a couple of weeks. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Bonnie Aspen, left, and Willow Williams pose for a photograph, Thursday, June 12, 2008, in Spokane, Wash. Aspen and Williams plan on getting married in California within a couple of weeks. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

A photo I took for an AP story about same sex marriage in 2008. I had forgotten about it until today. http://www.apimages.com/metadata/Index/Gay-Marriage-Out-of-Staters/585046a117e24b28a27791cc09c5d9b8/58/0

Hoopfest Site Manager Photo

Site manager Rob Davis poses for a photograph at the Hoopfest hoop storage facility, Friday, June 19, 2015, in Spokane, Wash. (Young Kwak/Pacific Northwest Inlander)

Site manager Rob Davis poses for a photograph at the Hoopfest hoop storage facility, Friday, June 19, 2015, in Spokane, Wash. (Young Kwak/Pacific Northwest Inlander)

Hoopfest is the largest three on three basketball tournament in the world. How do all of the Hoopfest backboards and courts get set up? You can thank Rob Davis and his team of volunteers who work overnight to get the job done. I photographed him last week for a story. Read more at: http://www.inlander.com/spokane/a-nights-work/Content?oid=2493992