Night on Black Mountain

The valley got its fireworks a day early this year, as a thunderstorm rocked the sky on July 3. The storm knocked the power out at Cashman Field, briefly turned Henderson roads into rivers and, here, seemed to reach out to make contact with the television towers in the McCullough Mountains. The next morning, our flag was still there.

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