Here are the best images made by Salt Lake Tribune photographers in February.
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Ron Barrett, 55, and his wife Katherine Barrett, 54, who are homeless, try to stay warm in their tent on Feb. 1. “It’s crazy, you gotta be able to have a sense of humor,” Ron said. The Barretts were trying to find housing through a government voucher and were successful in the weeks after The Tribune’s story launched.
Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) drenches center Rudy Gobert (27) after the team defeated the Atlanta Hawks 128-112 on Feb. 1. Gobert was snubbed from this year’s NBA All Stars weekend.
As part of Native American Day on the Hill, women pay tribute and try to bring attention to the epidemic of missing and murdered women by performing a Jingle Dance in the Capitol rotunda Feb. 4.
School groups take in the various displays at the Utah Capitol on Feb. 5, including a likeness of Emmeline B. Wells — an American journalist, editor, poet and women’s rights advocate who died in 1921.
Mitchell goes for the steal but San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan holds onto the ball as the Jazz hosted the San Antonio Spurs on Feb. 9.
Richard Coffey was quite happy with his apartment at the Georgia Apartments, until he got notice that the Salt Lake City Fire Department “red tagged” the apartment complex, giving tenants 72 hours to vacate their apartments. The city extended that deadline some and helped residents find new places to live.
Riverside County Sheriff’s Department dive member Devon Schmidt exits the water during training Feb. 20. The Utah Department of Public Safety’s Dive Team and the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office joined forces for a day of ice diving at Deer Creek Reservoir.
Bowen Peterson is pulled by Tyler Olsen on Dandy the horse in the Skijoring competition at Soldier Hollow on Feb. 22.
Salt Lake’s Branden Oliver (33) comes up short of the end zone as the Salt Lake Stallions host the Arizona Hotshots on Feb. 23.
Nate Brown works on his front side air on Feb. 24 at Fairmont Skate Park in Salt Lake City. Utah could soon have the only Olympic-grade skateboard park in North America.
Canada Geese forage for food in a farmer’s field North of the Salt Lake City International Airport on Feb. 25. The airport had 280 bird strikes in 2018. Most were minor, but overall they caused at least $674,892 in reported damage.