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YEAR IN REVIEW: Eye catching photos from 2016

The Duchess of Cambridge smiles as she is greeted by hundreds of spectators at UBC Okanagan, accompanied by B.C. Premier Christy Clark.
December 30, 2016 - 9:00 PM

THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - Sometimes a photo is worth a thousand words. Day in and day out, our reporters are in the field, looking for stories that matter to you.

Being right in the middle of the madness often produces the best images.

The following photos captured some of the top stories from 2016:

Articles of clothing and other items can be seen in and around the horse barns at Kin Race Track.
Articles of clothing and other items can be seen in and around the horse barns at Kin Race Track.

The Splatsin indian band increased pressure on band council to call off the vote on their ancestral burial site.
The Splatsin indian band increased pressure on band council to call off the vote on their ancestral burial site.
Image Credit: Aaron Leon

Helen Sidney, 93, waves to passersby on Bella Vista Road in Vernon.
Helen Sidney, 93, waves to passersby on Bella Vista Road in Vernon.

Caitlin Potts' mother Priscilla Potts thanks organizers for arranging the search. The 27-year-old North Okanagan woman was last heard from on Feb. 22, 2016 was reported missing March 1, 2016.
Caitlin Potts' mother Priscilla Potts thanks organizers for arranging the search. The 27-year-old North Okanagan woman was last heard from on Feb. 22, 2016 was reported missing March 1, 2016.

Carson Holtz can be found filling the streets of Vernon with music, and friendly hellos.
Carson Holtz can be found filling the streets of Vernon with music, and friendly hellos.

Howard Everett Krewson leaves the Vernon courthouse in handcuffs following the guilty verdict. A jury found Krewson, 57, guilty of second degree murder for shooting his girlfriend, Linda Marie Stewart back in June 2014. Stewart, who also went by the last name of Ross, was a teacher at School District 22’s Alternate Learning School.
Howard Everett Krewson leaves the Vernon courthouse in handcuffs following the guilty verdict. A jury found Krewson, 57, guilty of second degree murder for shooting his girlfriend, Linda Marie Stewart back in June 2014. Stewart, who also went by the last name of Ross, was a teacher at School District 22’s Alternate Learning School.

Sir Anthony Hopkins addressed the audience from the biggest screen in the Okanagan — the Starlight Drive-in — at the world premiere of Blackway June 2, 2016.
Sir Anthony Hopkins addressed the audience from the biggest screen in the Okanagan — the Starlight Drive-in — at the world premiere of Blackway June 2, 2016.

Sam Shakura and her mother started Rock House Style in 2010. Their home on the most expensive property in Kelowna, serves as both their portfolio and home.
Sam Shakura and her mother started Rock House Style in 2010. Their home on the most expensive property in Kelowna, serves as both their portfolio and home.

A visitors car got stuck in the parking lot of The Market at the Big White Village Sunday, March 6, 2016.
A visitors car got stuck in the parking lot of The Market at the Big White Village Sunday, March 6, 2016.

Kathy Bernard's K-Town is home to more than 100 miniature who ski, cut wood, shop, skate and visit with Santa. She creates it in her basement for her grandchildren.
Kathy Bernard's K-Town is home to more than 100 miniature who ski, cut wood, shop, skate and visit with Santa. She creates it in her basement for her grandchildren.

A group of churches got together to fill a void left by a recent cut to language studies in Kelowna.
A group of churches got together to fill a void left by a recent cut to language studies in Kelowna.

Okanagan sunflowers on Know Mountain in Kelowna.
Okanagan sunflowers on Know Mountain in Kelowna.

ATU 1722 president Scott Lovell says he regrets the inconvenience this strike has caused for passengers.
ATU 1722 president Scott Lovell says he regrets the inconvenience this strike has caused for passengers.

Cheralyn Redford is breaking a new Kelowna bylaw that makes sitting or sleeping on the sidewalk punishable by a $50 fine.
Cheralyn Redford is breaking a new Kelowna bylaw that makes sitting or sleeping on the sidewalk punishable by a $50 fine.

Emergency personnel at the scene of a head on collision at Vaseux Lake Provincial Park on Highway 97 on Jan. 24, 2016. An Oliver woman was taken to Kelowna General Hospital after being seriously injured in the incident.
Emergency personnel at the scene of a head on collision at Vaseux Lake Provincial Park on Highway 97 on Jan. 24, 2016. An Oliver woman was taken to Kelowna General Hospital after being seriously injured in the incident.

Oliver cherry grower Greg Norton displays rapidly growing Rainier cherries on his Oliver orchard. Norton expects to be harvesting in late June this year.
Oliver cherry grower Greg Norton displays rapidly growing Rainier cherries on his Oliver orchard. Norton expects to be harvesting in late June this year.

A sudden change in the weather could cause problems in what was a great year for cherry growers in the Okanagan.
A sudden change in the weather could cause problems in what was a great year for cherry growers in the Okanagan.

Luminocity, the popular outdoor art exhibition put on by the Kamloops Art Gallery brought in excited viewers on foot, and by bike.
Luminocity, the popular outdoor art exhibition put on by the Kamloops Art Gallery brought in excited viewers on foot, and by bike.

There were activities for all ages at Riverside Park for the annual Canada Day celebration.
There were activities for all ages at Riverside Park for the annual Canada Day celebration.

A golden sunset at Riverside Park in Kamloops.
A golden sunset at Riverside Park in Kamloops.

CBC's broadcast of the Tragically Hip's final concert was shown at Riverside Park in Kamloops.
CBC's broadcast of the Tragically Hip's final concert was shown at Riverside Park in Kamloops.

Hundreds of people in Kamloops braved the -12 C weather to catch a glimpse of the CP Holiday Train.
Hundreds of people in Kamloops braved the -12 C weather to catch a glimpse of the CP Holiday Train.

Members of Kamloops Fire Rescue, Kamloops RCMP and paramedics pull man up from river shore.
Members of Kamloops Fire Rescue, Kamloops RCMP and paramedics pull man up from river shore.

The annual Kamloops Rotary Ribfest brought some of the best BBQ grill masters to town.
The annual Kamloops Rotary Ribfest brought some of the best BBQ grill masters to town.

Neon lights, video projections and outdoor art installations marked the Kamloops Art Gallery's Luminocity festival.
Neon lights, video projections and outdoor art installations marked the Kamloops Art Gallery's Luminocity festival.

Little Farmer's Petting Zoo at Centennial Park in Kamloops.
Little Farmer's Petting Zoo at Centennial Park in Kamloops.

Thousands marched in Vancouver in protest of the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline.
Thousands marched in Vancouver in protest of the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline.
Image Credit: Randy Millis

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