Shawn Gust

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Carla Schauer and her 12-year-old son Abe, who has Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease, laugh together while visiting Tuesday, May 26, 2009 in their Post Falls, Idaho home. Local businesses worked together through the Wishing Star Foundation to donate a central air and heating system to the Schauer's, which will allow Abe to be in other rooms in his home.


Cody Mitchell, 9, plays 'Papa Bear' in a mock trial Friday, May 16, 2008 at the Kootenai County Courthouse in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Skyway Elementary School students have participated in a mock trial to learn about the justice system each year for about ten years.


Rachel Thurman, 9, reacts after throwing a ball in the shot put event Thursday, June 10, 2010 during the Classical Christian Academy's third grade Olympic Games in Post Falls, Idaho. The class has been studying ancient Greek and Roman history and held the games as part of that curriculum.


Dakota Wright and his father Donovan, left, pump up the crowd after blowing out a tire on their 1972 Chenille Friday, July 16, 2010 during the burn out event at the 13th Annual River City Rod Run in Post Falls, Idaho. The show, hosted by the Hot Rod Cafe, drew thousands of classic car enthusiasts to the two-day event.


Rich Adams, greenskeeper, cuts the grass near a bunker on hole 17 Thursday, November 4, 2010 while doing off-season maintenance at the Gold Club at Black Rock in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. The golf course, which was near foreclosure, was recently purchased by a group of investors and renamed.


David Sheridan, with the Kootenai County Veterans Council, holds the end of a new 12-foot by 18-foot American flag prior to it being raised Friday, May 28, 2010 during a ceremony at Global Credit Union in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. The credit union, formed at Fairchild Air Force base in Spokane,Washington, replaced the previous flag that had flown for the previous 18 months.


Bennett Olling, 16, enjoys a giant elephant ear Saturday, August 3, 2013 at Taste of Coeur d'Alene in the city park in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.


Art Tatro, of Parkline, Idaho engages in conversation with owner Bobbi Doupé between sips of beer on November 9, 2010 at Bobbi’s Bar in Plummer, Idaho.


Jenna Miller, of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, jogs along a trail on the east side of Tubbs Hill Tuesday, April 23, 2010 during a workout. Coeur d'Alene's Urban Forestry Committee is recommending the removal of hundreds of non-native trees on the East side of the hill.


Left: Roger Matheson, an arborist for Grace Tree Service, climbs a near 90-foot pine Wednesday, February 4, 2009 to fell the tree in sections.
Right: Damon Witherrite, a technician with Access Unlimited, works on replacing a faulty surveillance camera Friday, December 13, 2013 on the side of the parking garage near Kootenai Health in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.


A young Native American girl covers her face with while dancing in traditional dress Friday, July 25, 2008 during the largest outdoor pow wow in the Northwest, Julyamsh in Post Falls, Idaho.


A bald eagle feeds on a Kokanee salmon while perched on a tree branch near Higgins Point on November 30, 2010. The fish come to spawn at the east end of Idaho's Lake Coeur d'Alene, drawing dozens of eagle to the area each year.


Curtis Koppen, of Tendoy, Idaho, rides out of his chute Friday, August 22, 2008 at the North Idaho Fair and Rodeo during the bronco riding competition in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.


Oscar Mooney, Capt., United States Coast Guard, holds the position of his tugboat steady Thursday, November 4, 2010 as a North Idaho Maritime crane removed deteriorated pilings from Lake Coeur d'Alene at the mouth of the Spokane River.


Left: Bruce Johnson, 94, served three years in the Air Force during World War II. In honor of Veterans Day, Johnson wore his original uniform Thursday, November 10, 2010 during ceremonies at Legends Park Assisted Living Community in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
Right: A female member of the St. Joan of Arc Roman Catholic in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho congregation wears a customary chapel veil, also known as a mantilla, Friday, October 3, 2008 during a Traditional Latin Mass as a symbol of dignity and humility before God.


Cody Ragan, co-head brewer at the Coeur d'Alene Brewing Company, hangs over the edge of the roof to change one of the six bulbs that illuminate the pub's signage Thursday, December 3, 2009 during his shift at the Coeur d'Alene, Idaho brewery.


Lawrence Young, of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, steers his boat toward the dock while fishing on Fernan Lake on Friday, October 25, 2013.


Dennis Rachunok, of Hayden, Idaho, searches for treasures Monday, January 21, 2013 with his metal detector in Lake Coeur d'Alene.


Aaron Goodrich, fabricator for Ground Force Manufacturing, LLC., grinds the edges of a 5,000 gallon diesel fuel tank Wednesday, April 10, 2013 during his shift at the Post Falls, Idaho company's newest facility. Ground Force is planning to further expand its manufacturing capabilities with a new 40,000 square foot factory.


Foreman iron worker David McCoy takes a break from tying rebar Thursday, April 10, 2008 to check on work being done above him during construction at Western States Cat in Hayden, Idaho.


Craig Kosonen, dressed in women's pajamas and a hard hat, plays the trumpet while marching in the Fourth of July parade Friday, July 4, 2008 with marching band "The Perfection Nots" in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.


Toddler Eloise Elgee pauses from exploring the chapel during her first Ash Wednesday, February 13, 2013 ceremony at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Ash Wednesday marks the first day of the season of Lent according to the Catholic religion.