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Adam Fondren, Deseret News
FBI Tactical Agents put on night vision goggles to begin searching for the suspect at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.

Picture This: Old Glory rests on the rear windshield of a burnt-out pickup truck, juxtaposing the scene of destruction left by the California wildfires in Santa Rosa. In Cedar City at Southern Utah University, women holding candles comfort each other during a vigil for the victims of the Las Vegas shooting. A boy in a wheelchair waits as volunteers outfit him with a custom-made Millennium Falcon costume at Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Take a look at the month of October through our lens.

Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
Anyessie Nkoy, from Rwanda, and Sifa Matembera, from the Democratic Republic of Congo, laugh while working on a quilt at Highland High School in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017.
Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) dives after the ball with Los Angeles Lakers forward Larry Nance Jr. (7) as the Utah Jazz and the LA Lakers play at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017.
Adam Fondren, Deseret News
Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors (15) dunks the ball as the Utah Jazz host the Dallas Mavericks at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.
Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
Utah Utes wide receiver Darren Carrington II (9) misses a pass during a football game against the Oregon Ducks at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon, on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. Carrington played his first three years at Oregon before transferring to Utah in August. Utah lost 20-41.
Adam Fondren, Deseret News
Abbey Blevins (24) sheds tears of joy as the Panguich Bobcats win the state 1A volleyball championship at the Utah Community Credit Union Center in Orem on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. The Panguitch High Bobcats won the 1A state volleyball championship 3 sets to 1.
Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
Utah Jazz head coach Quin Snyder yells at referee Mark Lindsay (29) as the Utah Jazz and the LA Lakers play at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017.
Laura Seitz, Deseret News
Emery Caldwell, 8, of Magna, has her face painted at a Day of the Dead celebration at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center in West Valley City on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017.
Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
Skyridge's Josh Anderegg makes a circus catch at the goal line behind Skyline defender Mosese Tauteoli as they play in 5A high school football first round action in Lehi on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. Skyridge won 55-0.
Ravell Call, Deseret News
Morgan celebrates defeating North Sanpete in the girls 3A high school volleyball state championship game in Orem on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017.
Laura Seitz, Deseret News
Shelly Burton hugs Darren Mann after she received a Life Saving Award from the Unified Fire Authority at Fire Station 124 in Riverton on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017. On Aug. 16, 2017, Burton, Stefanie Burt and Meghan Allen saw Mann collapse while he was playing Frisbee in the park located next to the station. The women immediately began CPR. Another witness ran to the station and flagged down the crew, who were en route to a different call. The crew contacted dispatch and diverted to the park where they used a defibrillator on Mann and then took him to the hospital.
Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
Dr. Jan Byrne, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, walks through a labyrinth at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017.
Cheryl Diaz Meyer, For the Deseret News
Kim Zanetti, left, weighs Detra Watson at Capital Baptist Church in Annandale, Virginia, on Oct. 22, 2017. Pastor Steven Reynolds has written a book entitled "Bod4God" after losing 130 pounds following a diagnosis of diabetes, and started a program at his church encouraging healthy living. He is a proponent of "body stewardship," the idea that the moral life requires care of our physical body.
Ravell Call, Deseret News
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Sydnee Dickson talks about their names as she greets student Sydney during a tour of Wasatch Elementary School in Clearfield on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017.
Adam Fondren, Deseret News
Real Salt Lake midfielder Luis Silva (20) celebrates the first goal of the match as REAL Salt Lake takes on Sporting Kansas City at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. Real Salt Lake wins the match against Sporting Kansas City 2-1.
Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
Amy Dott Harmer, director of the Utah Refugee Connection, and Biza Kwizera carry boxes containing 500 bags of cleaning supplies for local refugees at the organizations' Share House in South Salt Lake on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. The bags of cleaning supplies were provided by Greg Larsen, executive director of the Young Living Foundation, and John Renouard, founder of WHOlives.
Adam Fondren, Deseret News
American Fork head coach Derek Dunn signals "No. 1" and screams as time expires on the state 6A championship match between Syracuse High School and American Fork High School at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. American Fork High School won the 6A state championship by a score of 3-1 over Syracuse High School.
Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
3A cross-country state championships at Sugarhouse Park in Salt Lake City, on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017.
Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
Fremont's Bronson Winter is hugged by his brother Zachary Winter after winning the 6A high school cross-country state championship at Sugar House Park in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017.
Laura Seitz, Deseret News
David Killpack, 9, of Lehi, is fitted with a Millennium Falcon costume during the annual Wheelchair Costume Clinic at Shriners Hospitals for Children in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017.
Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
Maria Santiago Garcia hugs her son Anthony Fajarado during a rally for Garcia, who has four young U.S.-born children and is facing deportation, outside of Salt Lake City Immigration Court in West Valley City, on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017.
Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
Sandra Muzzin and Kim Grindell during the closing prayer at the Stoney Point LDS Church in Santa Rosa on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017.
Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
Sister Chanel Smith hugs Shauna Bingham, who she knew from a previous area, as she and Sister Hailee Myler come to the Stoney Point Ward for dinner in Santa Rosa, California, on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017.
Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
Someone has placed an American flag on a burnt-out truck destroyed by fire in Santa Rosa, California, on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, after a fast-moving fire.
Laura Seitz, Deseret News
The Jazz Bear sprays children with silly string during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new community basketball court at Farmington Park in Farmington on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Funding for the court was provided by the Utah Jazz and Larry H. Miller Charities, a nonprofit organization representing the charitable arm of the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies, in conjunction with the city of Farmington. It is the 16th completed Jazz community court along the Wasatch Front.
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Utah Utes quarterback Troy Williams (3) is short of the goal line after trying to convert a two-point conversion against USC in Los Angeles on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. USC won 28-27.
Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
Jose Zavala eats an apple for Apple Crunch Day at West Jordan Middle School in West Jordan on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017.
Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
Hope, one of two new polar bears at the Hogle Zoo, swims in the Rocky Shores exhibit at the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City, on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017.
Laura Seitz, Deseret News
A horsemanship clinic takes place at the Salt Lake County Equestrian Center in South Jordan on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. The equestrian center continues to struggle to make ends meet, despite efforts to turn it into a better investment. Park operators requested another $250,000 in additional revenue because of loss of boarders who left because of fee increases and equipment breakdowns. Salt Lake County leaders approved the request, hoping that this is a year of "growing pains" before changes turn for the better.
Laura Seitz, Deseret News
Marci Rasmussen, owner of Especially For You, gets a hug as she and her employees hand out 500 bunches of flowers to passers-by on the streets of downtown Salt Lake City as part of the “Petal it Forward” program on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. Especially For You, a downtown floral shop, joined more than 450 florists across the country in handing out flowers to busy commuters. This random-acts-of-kindness effort is in response to the release of data by the Society of American Florists showing the positive emotional benefits of flowers.
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
An attendee stands near the stained glass during White Sunday celebration at the First Samoan Christian Church in Magna on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017. This is a special day for the children of Samoa where the parents and the communities show their appreciation towards their children.
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Cal's Abi Kim shoots and scores on Utah goalie Carly Nelson in Salt Lake City on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017.
Jeffrey D. Allred
Rocky Mountain Power employees line the road during the funeral procession for lineman Jesse Davis in Spanish Fork on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. Davis died Sunday after making electrical contact while troubleshooting a power outage in West Jordan.
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Brigham Young Cougars defensive back Chaz Ah You (19) warms up prior to the game with the Boise State Broncos in Provo on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017.
Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
Staff Sgt. Travis Brown and Staff Sgt. Austin Aitken of the 75th Force support squadron at Hill AFB salute the flag before folding it during graveside services for Elder Robert D. Hales in the Bountiful City Cemetery on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017.
Laura Seitz, Deseret News
University of Utah President David Pershing, left, and Jon Huntsman Sr., founder of the Huntsman Cancer Foundation, speak while signing a memorandum of understanding between the Huntsman Cancer Foundation and the University of Utah at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017.
Adam Fondren, Deseret News
FBI Tactical Agents put on night vision goggles to begin searching for the suspect at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.
Spenser Heaps, Deseret News
Rebecca Houtz, Taylor Heath, Hayley Goen and Marjia Farris comfort each other at a vigil for victims of the Las Vegas shooting at Southern Utah University in Cedar City on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017.
Ravell Call, Deseret News
Cole Ponich, left, and McKay Cook of Davis High School celebrate as their team wins the 6A state high school golf tournament in Layton on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017. Ponich also won the individual championship.
Laura Seitz, Deseret News
Gabe Pippin, 13, has heat applied to his scalp to treat lice at the grand-opening event of Lice Clinics of America in Clearfield on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017.
Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
Conferencegoers line up to enter the Conference Center in Salt Lake City prior to the morning session of the LDS Church’s 187th Semiannual General Conference on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017.
Ravell Call, Deseret News
Karla Arista, left, and Cathy Riches paint the inside of a cabin as GE Healthcare employees volunteer at Camp Kostopulos in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017.
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
UVU's Craig Moore has some fun with chemistry experiments as 30,000 students and educators participate in Utah STEM FEST 2017 at the South Towne Exposition Center in Sandy on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017.
Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
Rev. Jason Adams sits with his son Isaac at the Reformation Lutheran Church in Las Vegas praying and singing as they react to the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017.
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Brigham Young Cougars wide receiver Neil Pau'u (84) can't come up with the ball against Boise State Broncos in Provo on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017.
Spenser Heaps, Deseret News
United States Ambassador to Russia Jon M. Huntsman Jr., left, hugs his father, Jon M. Hunstman Sr., after a swearing-in ceremony at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017.
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
A cannon smoke ring floats past the crowd in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017.
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Mark Petrie dresses like Freddie Krueger to scare people at the Fear Factory in Salt Lake City on Oct. 19, 2017.
Spenser Heaps, Deseret News
Austin Boutain, who is suspected in the fatal shooting of University of Utah student ChenWei Guo, is led out of the University of Utah Department of Public Safety building in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017.
Ravell Call, Deseret News
Lori McDonald, University of Utah dean of students, becomes emotional as she speaks at a press conference in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, following the shooting death of student ChenWei Guo.
Ravell Call, Deseret News
Law enforcement officials comb the hills near the mouth of Red Butte Canyon in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, in search of the person responsible for shooting and killing a University of Utah student.