As autumn slowly turns into winter, The Salt Lake Tribune’s photojournalists were there to capture the changes that happen in the state, weather or otherwise, headlining the news in November 2019.
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Coxswain Emma Goldsmith steers a boat during a Utah Crew workout on the Jordan River in Salt Lake City on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. Goldsmith is among a group of youth rowers trying to find space in Salt Lake County.
Mayor-elect Erin Mendenhall discusses the transition to her administration at the City and County Building, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. Mendenhall defeated state Sen. Luz Escamilla in the Salt Lake City mayoral race.
David Langford’s family embraces each other during the closing hymn at the funeral for Dawn Langford and two of her children, Trevor and Rogan, in La Mora, Sonora, Mexico on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. Nine U.S. citizens, including six children, were killed in an ambush in Mexico by alleged members of a cartel.
Two boys are coated in dust as dirt is shoveled after the funeral for Dawn Langford and two of her children, Trevor and Rogan, in La Mora, Sonora, Mexico on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. Residents of the community with ties to Utah are reportedly leaving the town.
Veterans Leland Hortman and Earl Jacklin, who both served in World War II, share a moment with Glenn Johnson, an Afghanistan and Iraq veteran, while being recognized at a Veterans Day commemoration at the University of Utah on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Eleven veterans were honored at the ceremony, which included a bagpipe procession, awards ceremony and a speech by Sen. Mitt Romney. After the awards ceremony, a cannon was fired outside the student union.
People enjoy mild temperatures along the Bonneville Shoreline Trail as inversion conditions settle into the Salt Lake Valley on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019.
Sen. Mitt Romney, a BYU graduate, laughs at the strategic placement of his seat by University of Utah staff as he joins Utah’s college athletic directors to discuss ways to increase the compensation to student-athletes on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, during a round table at the university. Romney has been putting pressure on the NCAA to allow athletes to make money off of their likeness or for appearances.
Gus Averett, 2, cheers on his team as Utah hosts Minnesota in NCAA basketball at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019.
A staircase in the Kearns Building in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. Hines, the global real estate firm that owns the Kearns Building, has launched a $25 million renovation of the 108-year-old building at 136 South Main Street.
The remains of Army Air Forces Tech Sgt. Max. W. Lower, 23, of Lewiston, killed during World War II, were received by his siblings, Helen Lower Simmons and Sam Lower and their extended family, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. Lower was the radio operator on a B-24 Liberator bomber nicknamed “Old Baldy” that was shot down Aug. 1, 1943, over Ploiesti, Romania during Operation Tidal Wave. Lower’s plane was one of 177 bombers based in Italy and Libya that flew the mission; 53 aircraft and 660 aircrewmen were lost.
World War II airman Max W. Lower is buried with full military honors and a military aircraft flyover on Saturday, November 23, 2019, the Lewiston City Cemetery, 77 years after he was deployed overseas.
Sky View’s Kason Carlsen (2) and Mason Falslev (12) celebrate the win with the team. Sky View High School defeated Park City 35-0 to win the 4A State Championship football title, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 at Rice-Eccles Stadium.
Bear dishes out the popcorn in people’s hats as the Utah Jazz host the New Orleans Pelicans in their NBA basketball game at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019.
South Salt Lake Police Deputy Chief Dwayne Ruth reaches out to Jackson Romrell at the dedication ceremony of the David P. Romrell Public Safety Building on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019. The building is named after Officer Romrell, Jackson’s father, who was killed in the line of duty on Nov. 24, 2018 — one year ago. Holding Jackson is Jennifer Romrell Legerski, Officer Romrell’s sister.
Snow falls in Salt Lake City on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019.
Greg Zenger depicts The Grinch as he takes a turn to speak to the tax reform task force alongside Stephanie Clancy in what may be its final meeting at the Utah Capitol on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, with teachers turning out in large numbers to oppose any weakening of guarantee for public education funding.
Journalism instructor Kathryn Wilkins helps copy editor Kadie Gorman, right, as senior staff writer Oyuki Garcia waits to speak with Wilkins, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. The student newspaper at Kearns High School, The Cougar Claw, is working to become the community newspaper for Kearns.
Snow begins to fall as people recreate on the North Round Valley trails in Park City on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019.