Salt Lake Tribune photos of the month for February 2018

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(Chris Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune) A worker installs an illuminated moon on a frozen river in Gangneung during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics Monday, Feb. 19, 2018.

February brought about several beginnings, including the start of this year’s legislative session and a delayed winter, marked by serious snow storms.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)
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(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)

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.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)
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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.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune)

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.

(Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune)

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.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)
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(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune)

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.

(Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune)

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