Sonoma County Winter in 20 Photographs

To give the first day of winter a warm welcome, we've put together a gallery of some of our favorite local wintertime photos.

Photo by Kent Porter

Our Hero of the Valley Fire

Profile on Press Democrat Photographer Kent Porter When the New York Times used the word “heroic” to describe The Press Democrat’s coverage of the Valley fire in Lake County, it was talking in large part about photographer Kent Porter. The Santa Rosa newspaper’s master of disaster photography for 28 years, Porter has covered floods, mudslides, […]