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Know the West

Winners of the 2018 HCN reader photo contest

Audience and editor favorites to help us find some solace.


These are complicated times, with news and headlines that can feel overwhelming. That’s why we dedicated this year’s photo contest to the people, places and animals of the West that help you find solace. Our readers submitted more than 160 photos filled with light, solitude, creatures and vistas, providing a much-needed respite in these times. 

See all the images submitted to this year's contest.