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Environmental disaster averted in Coos Bay, Oregon

A Coast Guard helicopter is dwarfed in size as it surveys at first sunlight the ecological damage caused by the 639-foot tanker New Carissa which broke into two after running aground at Coos Bay, Oregon

A Coast Guard helicopter is dwarfed in size as it surveys at first sunlight the ecological damage caused by the 639-foot tanker New Carissa which broke into two after running aground at Coos Bay, Oregon on February 12, 1999. The ship broke apart overnight after U.S. Navy demolitions experts used explosives to ignite and to […]


Hockey fan waves Canadian flags in front of burning car during Stanley Cup Game-7 riots in Vancouver, B.C.

Canucks fan waves flags in front of an overturned burning pickup truck in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia during rioting after the Canucks lost Game-7 of the Stanley Cup playoffs to the Boston Bruins

A Vancouver Canucks fan waves a Canadian and British Columbia flag in front of an overturned burning pickup truck in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia during rioting after the Canucks lost Game-7 of the Stanley Cup playoffs to the Boston Bruins on June 15, 2011. The crowd of more than 100,000 Canadian hockey fans turned violent […]


Vancouver police struggle to control mob during Stanley Cup Game-7 rioting

Vancouver Police Officer waves a baton at a wild crowd as Canucks fans grew violent in Vancouver, British Columbia during rioting after the Canucks lost Game-7 of the Stanley Cup playoffs to the  Bruins

A Vancouver Police Officer waves a baton at a wild crowd as Canucks fans grew violent in Vancouver, British Columbia during rioting after the Canucks lost Game-7 of the Stanley Cup playoffs to the Boston Bruins on June 15, 2011.   The crowd of more than 100,000 Canadian hockey fans turned violent after the game.  REUTERS/Anthony […]


Hockey fans fight during Stanley Cup Playoff Game-7 riots in Vancouver, B.C.

Canucks fans fight during rioting in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia after the Canucks lost Game-7 of the Stanley Cup playoffs to the Bruins

Vancouver Canucks fans fight during rioting in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia after the Canucks lost Game-7 of the Stanley Cup playoffs to the Boston Bruins on June 15, 2011.   The crowd of more than 100,000 Canadian hockey fans turned violent after the game.  REUTERS/Anthony Bolante (CANADA)


Vancouver hockey fan arrested by police after Stanley Cup Game-7 riot

Vancouver police officer speaks to a r Canucks fan being arrested by in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia during rioting after the Canucks lost the deciding Game-7 of the Stanley Cup playoffs to the Bruins

A Vancouver police officer speaks to a Vancouver Canucks fan being arrested by in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia during rioting after the Canucks lost the deciding Game-7 of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs to the Boston Bruins on June 15, 2011.   Some of the crowd of more than 100,000 Canadian hockey fans in the street […]


WTO protestor shows shot-injuries from Seattle riot police beanbag gun

Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal

Masked protestor Frank (last name not given) shows a line of police on December 1, 1999 where he was hit in the leg with non-lethal beanbags shot by Seattle police on November 30 during riots near the World Trade Organization (WTO) conference in Seattle.   The Space Needle is in the background.  Protestors overwhelmed law enforcement staffing […]


Seattle’s “6.8″ Nisqually Earthquake

Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal

Kristi Heim of Seattle reacts to a crushed car and a collapsed wall at the Starbucks Corporate Headquarters building in the SODO district of downtown Seattle after a 6.8 earthquake rocked the region, February 28, 2001. More than 100 Western Washington residents have been hospitalized due the earthquake whose epicenter was apporximately 35 miles Southeast […]


Kurt Cobain and Nirvana: 10 years later (1 of 2)

Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal

(L to R) Jesse Mann, Paul Martinez, Tschual (no last name) and Alex Velasco play guitar and sing a Nirvana song during an informal memorial at Viretta Park in Seattle, Washington on April 5, 2004, marking the 10th anniversary of the death of Cobain, the lead singer of the influential 1990s alternative band, Nirvana.  Dozens […]


Kurt Cobain and Nirvana: 10 years later (2 of 2)

Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal

Flowers, candles and artwork commemorating Kurt Cobain sit on a park bench during an informal memorial at Viretta Park in Seattle, Washington on April 5, 2004.  Today marks the 10th anniversary of the death of Kurt Cobain who was the lead singer and guitarist of the influential 1990s alternative band, Nirvana.  Dozens of music fans […]


Kingdome Krumble

Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal

With the Seattle skyline as a backdrop, the 24-year-old Kingdome crumbles after being imploded with explosives, March 26, 2000. The indoor stadium was home to the Seattle Mariners and the Seattle Seahawks until Seahawks owner Paul Allen and his company First and Goal decided to destroy the aging dome and replaced with Qwest Field on […]


Drive-by shooting candlelight vigil

Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal

 Teenagers huddle and light candles at a makeshift memorial at the spot in Duvall, Washington on March 2, 1996 where 16-year-old Nathan Lines was shot and killed at a house party by 17-year-old Jason Sare who fired an Uzi submachinegun at the party on February 27, 1996 .   Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal  


The world’s two richest men

BILL GATES AND WARREN BUFFETT NAMED TOP BILLIONAIRES BY FORBES MAGAZINE

Microsoft co-founder and chairman Bill Gates (R) and Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett (L) were named the two richest men in the world according to Forbes magazine’s annual list of the world’s top billionaires on February 26, 2004. Gates, whose estimated net worth is $46.6. billion, and Buffett, who’s estimated net worth is $42.9 billion, […]


America’s first Afghanistan casualty: Green Beret SFC Nathan Chapman

GREEN BERET DETACHMENT CARRY THE CASKET OF SFC NATHAN CHAPMAN

A detachment of 1st Special Forces Group Green Berets from Ft. Lewis, Washington carry the flag draped coffin of SFC Nathan Chapman during burial services at Tahoma National Cemetary in Covington, Washington on January 11, 2002. SFC Chapman was the first American killed by direct enemy fire in Afghanistan. Photography by Anthony Bolante © The […]


A POTUS ‘point’

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U.S. President Barack Obama gestures while making a point in his speech to the crowd at a Democratic party campaign rally in support of U.S. Senator Patty Murray at the University of Washington on October 21, 2010. Obama flew to Seattle in support of the three-term incumbent Murray in her battle for her Senate seat […]


POTUS boards Air Force-1

Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal

President Barack Obama waves goodbye as he boards to depart on Air Force One from Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington on August 18, 2010.  This was Obama’s first visit to Seattle as President where during a five-hour stop he met briefly with small business leaders and attended a luncheon with Real Networks CEO Rob Glaser […]


A country mourns 9/11

Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal

A man sits alone in front of thousands of flowers while attending a flower vigil where more than 30,000 people gathered at the Seattle Center International Fountain on September 16, 2001. This informal memorial is one of thousands across the U.S. that are being created following the September 11 terror attacks on the World Trade […]


Post 9/11 Patriotism

Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal

Caitlyn McCrone (L), 13-years-old and her sister Chelsea McCrone, 14-years-old, both from Kent, Washington, drape themselves in an American flag while attending a flower vigil where more than 30,000 people gathered at the Seattle Center International Fountain on September 16, 2001. This informal memorial is one of thousands across the U.S. that are being created […]


Washington Wildfire

Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal

Firefighter Britany Fink of LaConner, Washington walks past a flaming tree while working on the 2,000-acre forest fire near Tampico, Washington on July 15, 2003. The fire originally forced the evacuation of 20 homes and threatened some 150 structures, but authorities say that the fire is now about 70 percent contained. About 400 firefighters and […]


Billionaire Paul Allen opens Experience Music Project

Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal

Microsoft co-founder and billionaire Paul Allen gestures while speaking at the opening ceremony of the Experience Music Project at the Seattle Center in Seattle, June 23. Allen, who is the primary financial backer of the $240 million high-tech, interative music museum in downtown Seattle, worked with reknown Toronto architect Frank Gehry for three years before […]


Plane plunge

Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal

A newly refurbished Boeing Model 307 Stratoliner sits half submerged 50 yards off shore of the Duwamish Head in Elliott Bay in Seattle, Washington on March 28, 2002. All four people aboard the airplane escaped with only minor injuries as the plane crash landed only 100 yards from a busy and popular shoreline restaurant. This […]


Amazon.Com founder Jeff Bezos

Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal

Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos attends a telecommuniations technology conference in Seattle, Washington on October 17, 2000.  Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal


Actor, Pilot: John Travolta

Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal

American actor John Travolta (R) and Boeing president and CEO of commercial airplane division Alan Mulally (L) ham it up for the cameras after Mulally ceremoniously gave Travolta the keys of the first 747-400 Extended Range jet delivered to Australia’s Quantas Airways in Everett, Washington on October 30, 2002. Travolta, who is a commercial pilot […]


Annie Leibowitz’s “Mary J. Blige”

Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal

Reknowned photographer Annie Leibovitz stands next to a photograph she took of hip-hop music star Mary J. Blige during preparation for the opening of Leibovitz’s new photo exhibit ‘American Music’ at the Experience Music Project in Seattle on November 6, 2003. The launch of this worldwide tour of Leibovitz photos coincides with the publication or […]


Microsoft Cofounders Bill Gates and Paul Allen

Photography by Anthony Bolante © The Image Arsenal

In a rare photo together, Microsoft co-founders Bill Gates (L) and Paul Allen (R) chat at courtside during the NBA game between the Seattle SuperSonics (news) and the Portland Trailblazers at Key Arena in Seattle on March 11, 2003. As the current Microsoft chairman and chief software architect, billionaire Bill Gates was recently named the […]