February brought about several beginnings, including the start of this year’s legislative session and a delayed winter, marked by serious snow storms.
The month also saw the beginning of the end of high school basketball and swim seasons.
Tribune photographer Chris Detrick traveled to Pyeongchang, South Korea, to document the wins and losses of athletes in this year’s Olympic Winter Games.
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Members of the Davis High School Marching Band crowd the Capitol rotunda before a performance on Monday, Feb. 5. The band was there as the Utah Music Educators Association visited the Legislature.
Jordan Knox, left, and Esther Danso, from Emerson Elementary School in Salt Lake City, watch an exhibit about how different animals walk at the Utah Museum of Natural History on Wednesday, Feb. 7.
Ellie Mckinlay works on her braille literacy during the Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind "Kids in the Classroom at the Capitol day" on Thursday, Feb. 8.
River Wardle and Gage Ogden, both of Herriman, battle it out in the 6A 106 pound weight class match during the state wrestling championship at the Utah Valley University on Thursday, Feb. 8.
West Lake swimmer Denty Anderson places first in the men's 100 yard breaststroke at the 6A State Swimming Championships in Bountiful on Friday, Feb. 9.
Mark Huntsman walks with his mother, Karen, at the funeral services for Jon Huntsman Sr. on Saturday, Feb. 10.
Grandchildren release balloons at the graveside service for Jon Huntsman Sr. at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park & Mortuary in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Feb. 10.
Park City's Jaelin Kauf hugs her stepfather Squeak Melehes after competing the Ladies' Moguls Final at Phoenix Park during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics Sunday, Feb. 11. Kauf finished seventh with a score of 76.03.
Clearfield Public Works personnel use a crane to remove Janis Zettel's gutted VW Beetle from a tree in her front yard on Tuesday, Feb. 13. She put it up a few months ago as an art installation. Zettel watched the operation with her grandson, Fischer Grant, from the street.
The Salt Lake City Public Library celebrates 120 years of service on Tuesday, Feb. 14. The City Library began in 1898 with 11,910 volumes on the top floor of the City and County Building. Today, The City Library's system now houses more than 750,000 items across eight branches, meeting the technological, educational and cultural needs of Salt Lake City's residents.
Teena Johnson signed up for Salt Lake County's Green & Healthy Homes Initiative. What she got was a new, leaky thermoplastic membrane roof. She points to a nail that has worked it's way upward through the membrane allowing moisture in on Friday, Feb. 16.
Cynthia Zhang, Sophia Cheng, and Yilan Fu — dancers from Jingjing's Dance Studio — perform at the Chinese New Year Celebration at the County Library's Viridian Event Center in West Jordan on Saturday Feb. 17.
Jocelyn Bergt dances, as Sophie Aste waits to perform during the 2018 Youth America Grand Prix Regional Semi-Finals at the University of Utah Marriott Center for Dance on Saturday, Feb. 17.
A worker installs an illuminated moon on a frozen river in Gangneung during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics on Monday, Feb. 19.
East High School’s Liana Kaitu’u (23) and Lani Taliauli (54) accept the championship trophy. East defeated Timpview 68-48 to win the the 5A High School Girls Basketball Tournament title at SLCC in Taylorsville on Saturday, Feb. 24.
Bicycle riders brave freezing temperatures as they make their way down Emigration Canyon in Salt Lake City on Sunday, Feb. 25.