Rancher Larry Tuss and his wife, Joyce, pose with a few of the dinosaur fossils he has unearthed on his property near Winifred, Mont.
RiversWest president Mike McGinley of Seattle, photographed at his cabin near Mt. Vernon, Wash., developed Hydro2 PowerLock waterproof fabric.
Larry Scott, photographed in Everett, Wash., is the founder and president of 911 ETC Inc.
University of Washington President Mark Emmert poses for photos in front of the Rainier Tower in downtown Seattle, which the university owns.
Rob Bernard poses for photographs in a Leed Certified Green building on the Microsoft campus in Redmond, Wash., is the the company’s chief environmental strategist.
Russ Cherry of New Outlook Consulting photographed at Zimmerman Park in Billings, Mont.
Josh Rhoads is a manager at Lynnwood, Wash., Bowl and Skate, and also roller skates competively.
Montana State University Billings, Mont., Buddy Windy Boy is the school’s all time three-point scorer.
Twenty-year-old Sutherlin, Ore., resident Jolene Coleman’s cancer-ridden right arm was amputated. Coleman endures myxoid skeletal chondrosarcoma, a rare form cancer, for which she will undergo further chemotherapy.
Bob Gerth, photographed in Seattle, is a Habitat for Humanity volunteer who spearheaded the effort to open a home improvement outlet in Seattle to raise funds for organization.
Phyllis Wise is the University of Washington Provost.
Peggy Mark of Oakland, Ore., holds a picture of her late husband, a Vietnam veteran, known for taking in homeless veterans.
Paul Medrzycki owns and operates Credit Crusader, a business that repairs clients’ credit.
David Masin is the vice president of Masin’s Fine Furnishings and Interior Design. His family has been in the business for 72 years.
From left, owners and operators of EverGreen Escapes Jessica and Jake, Haupert and Dan Moore are the owners of Evergreen Escapes an adventure tourism company in Seattle.
Montana State University Billings, Mont., sophomore Nicholas Larson will compete in the NCAA Super Regional in Duncan, Okla.
Former Seattle Mariner Edgar Martinez poses for photos at his company’s offices in Kirkland, Wash., is starting a foundation to help Latino youth.
Seattle Chocolates CEO Jean Thompson is one of the many businesses that have benefited from the Seattle Sounders FC in Tukwila.
Seattle Storm CEO Karen Bryant poses for photos at the team’s offices in Seattle.
Cranium game geek Marisa Peña poses with some of the games she has helped design at the company’s headquarters in Seattle. Among the games she helped design Zooreka, the Toy Industry Association 2007 game of the year.
Author Tom McGuane at his home near McLeod, Mont.
John Donner, who was diagnosed with prostate cancer in June, finds that prayer helps him deal with his situation.
Jim Puckett, executive director of the Basel Action Network, a tiny environmental group based in Seattle, poses for photographs amid monitors bound for reccyling at Total Reclaim Inc., Environmental Services in Seattle.
Josh Hedge of Billings, Mont., was the defending Montana state amateur champion.
Triathlete Catherine Romero of Seattle had a stroke at age 39. Six weeks after the stroke Romero participated in the American Heart Association’s Start! Heart Walk.