Photos Of The Year 2017 By PD's Kent Porter

James Fipps takes his dogs for a walk on a makeshift raft on Lakeport's Esplanade Street as Clear Lake continues inundates homes, Tuesday Feb. 21, 2017. By the end of the day the water had risen another six inches. Fipps is using the tubes as a stop gap incase the water rises in to his elevated home. (Kent Porter / The Press Democrat) 2017