Don Bryant of La Grande, driving a blue Chevy Nova, helped to baptize in dust Thunder Mountain Motor Sports Park Sunday afternoon. More than 500 spectators turned out for the first day of racing at the park near Pleasant Valley, said Terry Schumacher, president of Thunder Mountain Motor Sports Association. Races also are set for Aug. 12, Aug. 26 and Sept. 23. (Baker City Herald
photograph by Jayson Jacoby).