Lionel Binette, 94 years old, recites In Flanders Fields at this year’s Remembrance Day ceremony. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Lionel Binette, 94 years old, recites In Flanders Fields at this year’s Remembrance Day ceremony. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

YEAR IN REVIEW: The Star’s photos of 2018

Here’s our favourite pics taken by staff

Star reporters captured plenty of memorable moments throughout the year. These are our personal favourites.

YEAR 2018

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The young artists who created the new mural at the Nelson and District Youth Centre admire their work. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

The young artists who created the new mural at the Nelson and District Youth Centre admire their work. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

L-R: LeeLee La Belle, Violetta Lunetta, Ms. Judith Stein, Vesper Valentine and Lola Lane help the Star preview the first annual Kootenay Burleque Festival. Photo: Tyler Harper

L-R: LeeLee La Belle, Violetta Lunetta, Ms. Judith Stein, Vesper Valentine and Lola Lane help the Star preview the first annual Kootenay Burleque Festival. Photo: Tyler Harper

Emily Schellenberg’s flip surprises teammate Michelle Oudemans during the provincial rope skipping competition in April. Photo: Tyler Harper

Emily Schellenberg’s flip surprises teammate Michelle Oudemans during the provincial rope skipping competition in April. Photo: Tyler Harper

On opening night at the Nelson International Mural Festival, a father and daughter admire the work of Nelson artist Tyler Toews. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

On opening night at the Nelson International Mural Festival, a father and daughter admire the work of Nelson artist Tyler Toews. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

A multi-generational Sinixt drum circle on stage at the Capitol Theatre. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

A multi-generational Sinixt drum circle on stage at the Capitol Theatre. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Chase Adams reads to a room of children during drag story time at Kootenay Kids. Photo: Tyler Harper

Chase Adams reads to a room of children during drag story time at Kootenay Kids. Photo: Tyler Harper

Nelson Leafs defenceman Michael LeNoury gets a bigger jersey. Photo: Tyler Harper

Nelson Leafs defenceman Michael LeNoury gets a bigger jersey. Photo: Tyler Harper

Sean Hoeksema, a.k.a. Strange 2ruth, performs during The Comeup at Bloom Nightclub. Photo: Tyler Harper

Sean Hoeksema, a.k.a. Strange 2ruth, performs during The Comeup at Bloom Nightclub. Photo: Tyler Harper

The Pink Ladies put on a show at a production of Grease in May. Photo: Tyler Harper

The Pink Ladies put on a show at a production of Grease in May. Photo: Tyler Harper

Bob Browning throws a punch at the Nelson Boxing Club’s Jesse Pineiro. Browning uses boxing to treat Parkinson’s disease. Photo: Tyler Harper

Bob Browning throws a punch at the Nelson Boxing Club’s Jesse Pineiro. Browning uses boxing to treat Parkinson’s disease. Photo: Tyler Harper

Selkirk College instructor Kevin Kratz holds the only two pieces of art he has left of Darwin Greyeyes, a local artist who disappeared last year. Photo: Tyler Harper

Selkirk College instructor Kevin Kratz holds the only two pieces of art he has left of Darwin Greyeyes, a local artist who disappeared last year. Photo: Tyler Harper

Rudy Kraus and Bill the Bird take a break from skiing at Whitewater Ski Resort. Photo: Tyler Harper

Rudy Kraus and Bill the Bird take a break from skiing at Whitewater Ski Resort. Photo: Tyler Harper

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