Joanna Sanchez cries out during a vigil for her son Alex Sanchez in Milham Park on Tuesday, January 20, 2017. Alex, 15, died by suicide Friday night and was found by Joanna.
Two witnesses to a shooting in Oak Creek Canyon wait near their van to be interviewed by law enforcement on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. Coconino County Sheriff’s Office, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, Arizona Department of Public Safety, U.S. Forest Law Enforcement and Sedona Polide Department officers anf FBI agents responded to a call of shots fired around 4:15 p.m.
Servicemembers attend the funeral of Comstock Township Fire and Rescue Chief Ed Switalski on June 21, 2017 at the Wings Event Center. Switalski, 55, was killed responding to a car accident near mile marker 81 east of the Sprinkle Road exit. (Jake Green | MLive.com)
Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers responded to reports of a shooting on the 900 block of North Church Street Monday, April 10, 2017. (Jake Green | MLive.com)
Eric Holowacz, Sedona Arts Center Executive Director, raises his hands in front of a video art project in the Verde Valley School Chapel, the last show of a three-week gathering of artists on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Holowacz is one of the creators of the gathering, called the Sedona Summer Arts Colony.
A dog leaps for a toy during the Dock Jump competition at the UKC Dog Show in Kalamazoo, Mich. on Friday, June 16, 2017. (Jake Green | MLive.com)
Sedona Police and Yavapai County Sheriff’s officers take part in an active shooter drill in the Village of Oak Creek on Wednesday, Nov. 8. The drill, which has taken months to prepare, placed responders from Sedona PD, YCSO and Sedona Fire District in an unknown shooter situation requiring their response.
Students stage in the theater before walking through the school to the field house to begin graduation. Washington Park High School held graduation Saturday afternoon in the field house.
Seth Charles pulls back from the wood-fire ceramics kiln as fire erupts from a stoke hole on Thursday, March 10, 2016. The kiln, owned by the Clay Studios of Missoula, is one of the largest wood-fire kilns in America and burns for seven to nine days continuously.
Santa Claus speaks with Michael Wayne from Camp Verde during Sedona’s official tree lighting event at Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village on Friday, Dec. 1. Wayne said he asked Santa for a new game system for Christmas.
A Navy B24 bomber lifts off from the Sedona Airport during Sedona Airport Day on Saturday, Sept. 16. The event featured a variety of aircraft on display, including the Navy B24 aircraft from World War II.
A performer spits fire while dressed for a Dia de los Muertos dance at Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village on Saturday, Oct. 28. The fire dance marked the end of the Dia de los Muertos festival which is a Hispanic holiday intended to honor and remember dead loved ones.
Dave Brown, left, helps a young girl put tubes in her bike tire at Open Roads’ first summer Fixapalooza workshop at The Reality Factory in Kalamazoo on Thursday, June 8, 2017. The workshop helps children tune-up and fix their bikes for free with the help of trained mechanics. (Jake Green | MLive.com)
Tony Hauserman hangs an American Flag along 89a early Thursday, Nov. 9. The Sedona Marine Corps League, along with volunteers from Sedona Fire, Sedona Rotary Club and Sedona Elks Lodge hung 50 flags on light poles along 89a in honor of Veterans Day on Saturday, Nov. 11.
Michael Alexander removes the lid from a pot boiling crawfish at Louie’s Trophy House Grill Sunday, February 26, 2017. Louie’s hosted the 12th Annual Gumbo Cook-Off raising money for three local charities and featured 23 vendors with gumbo as well as crawfish. (Jake Green | MLive.com)
Two women take a selfie during the Kalamazoo (Little) Sister March Saturday January 21, 2017. Participants marched from the Western Michigan University campus to the Kalamazoo Mall in support of the Women’s March on Washington.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan visits the Journal Times Editorial Board on Friday, June 3, 2016.