Utah's top 16 most noteworthy and poignant stories of 2013

Published: Monday, Dec. 30 2013 11:12 p.m. MST

The most historic moments are often the tear-jerking or scandalous or upsetting events. Looking back through 2013, we covered controversies, failings, murders, unjustified shootings, disasters and losses.

But we also covered compelling triumphs, successes, charitable actions, post-disaster unity and lessons learned from mistakes.

Some stories, like the attorney general controversy, held our attention the entire year. Others captivated us briefly, but have had a lasting impact. And then there are those stories that we are still in the throes of, yet to find resolution.

According to our editors, these are the 10 most noteworthy and poignant local stories of 2013. The final six slides in the list provide a nod to other major stories of 2013.

Contributing: Lisa Riley Roche and Pat Reavy
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