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Laura Seitz, Deseret News
University Hospital nurse Alex Wubbels, right, celebrates after the Senate Judiciary, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee unanimously sent HB43, which outlines the circumstances under which an officer may obtain a blood draw, to the Senate floor for consideration during a hearing at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. At the left is Wubbels' attorney, Karra Porter.

Picture This: Forming a line along South Temple, a troop of Boy Scouts salute as the funeral procession for President Thomas S. Monson passes in front of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Salt Lake Temple.

A super blue blood moon passes behind the Earth's shadow in a spectacular lunar eclipse.

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell smiles as he sprays water on guard Ricky Rubio after a victory against the Golden State Warriors at Vivint Arena.

See the gallery of unforgettable events that marked the start of the new year in Utah. Scroll through the top photos of January below and follow Deseret News on Instagram for more pictures throughout the year from our talented photojournalists.

Laura Seitz, Deseret News
Mourners and Boy Scouts line South Temple as the funeral procession for LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson makes its way to the Salt Lake City Cemetery on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018.
Ravell Call, Deseret News
Composite of eight photos of a lunar eclipse of a super blue blood moon as seen from above Snow Canyon State Park in Washington County on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018.
Spenser Heaps, Deseret News
Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) sprays water on guard Ricky Rubio (3) after the Jazz won 129-99 over the Golden State Warriors at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018.
Jacob Wiegand, Deseret News
Destiny Garcia, an Operation Rio Grande client and Sober Living home resident, shares a moment with Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams, on left, and Mike Brown, Next Level Recovery executive director and Sober Living homeowner, after Garcia spoke at a press conference about a new Sober Living housing program at the Sober Living home in Murray on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. The new program puts people in affordable and safe housing as they continue to be treated for substance use. at the Sober Living home in Murray on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018.
Jacob Wiegand, Deseret News
Cougar fans stand for the national anthem before the start of BYU's matchup against the Pacific Tigers at the Marriott Center in Provo on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018.
Jacob Wiegand, Deseret News
Brigham Young Cougars guard Elijah Bryant (3) reacts to a play next to Pacific Tigers forward Jack Williams (32) during BYU's 80-65 win at the Marriott Center in Provo on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018.
Spenser Heaps, Deseret News
James Russow of the Hoses and Shawn McDonald of the Guns compete for the puck during the 15th annual Guns and Hoses Hockey Classic at the Maverik Center in West Valley City on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018.
Laura Seitz, Deseret News
Zions Bank President Scott Anderson applauds as Heidi Redd, San Juan County land conservationist, accepts an award at a Sundance event honoring Utah women leaders in Park City on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018.
Laura Seitz, Deseret News
University Hospital nurse Alex Wubbels, right, celebrates after the Senate Judiciary, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee unanimously sent HB43, which outlines the circumstances under which an officer may obtain a blood draw, to the Senate floor for consideration during a hearing at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. At the left is Wubbels' attorney, Karra Porter.
Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
President Russell M. Nelson the 17th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sits with President Dallin H. Oaks, first counselor, (left) and President Henry B. Eyring, second counselor (right) at a press conference in Salt Lake City Utah on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018.