Nice shot: Residents win annual photo contest
Cottage Grove's annual photo contest had more winners than usual this year.
The youth category for aspiring photographers 15 years old and under launched this year. Jixiong Han's 11-year-old daughter won the first youth title with a photo of her new puppy.
The parks and trails category had two winners, when staff could not choose between photos taken at Hazen P. Mooers Park and Cedarhurst Meadows Park.
The seven winning photographers receive $50 and their photos will be on display at City Hall and in city materials.
There were 60 entries for this year's contest. Entries are accepted throughout the year, and the next deadline is Dec. 31.