Editorial: Gathering at the river

Dorothy Young, 15, works on a chalk drawing at the Jammin' July Street Festival Saturday, July 11.

Photographs from the Jammin July Street Festival, July 11, 2014. All photographs by Mark B. Gibson

Artist Matt Schlosky draws outlines, left to right, Tiffany, Jerakai, 4, and Michael Janson during the Jammin' July street festival Saturday July 11.

Mr. and Mrs. Dunn, visiting from Boise, are pictured through a shower of droplets from a cooling spray during the Jammin' July festival Saturday, July 11. Temperatures in the triple-digits had some festival goers seeking shade, but the event was still well attended.

An outlaw blows a bank safe during a historical reenactment at the Jammin' July Street Festival July 11.

An impromptu band performs along Third Street during the Jammin' July Street Festival July 11.

Second street was a busy place for the Jammin' July Street Festival despite triple-didgit temperatures Saturday, July 11, downtown The Dalles.

Chalk artist Sofia Sullins, 8, of Seattle, creates a design during the chalk art contest at the Jammin' July Street Festival Saturday, July 11.

Dorothy Young, 15, works on a chalk drawing at the Jammin' July Street Festival Saturday, July 11.

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