“Pic of the Week” runs weekly in The Union Democrat and features the work of local amateur photographers. To submit your original photo for “Pic of the Week” email a high-resolution jpg file to editor@uniondemocrat.com . Include a caption with information about the picture and contact information. Please, no more than one submission per month per photographer.

Reader Colin Washburn, of Columbia sent in a photo of the Mono County Courthouse in Bridgeport. It has been in continuous use since 1881. Reader William Hansen submitted a photo entitled “Lone Sentry” taken on Coastal Conservation trail, north of Morro Bay. Reader Barbara Schwarz, of Twain Harte shared a photo of snow coming down and the sun coming up in Twain Harte in April.