The Year in Photos: 2020

A selection of the Beacon's top news and feature photos from the past year

By Hunter D'Antuono
Hundreds dive into the new decade with a frigid dip into Flathead Lake for the 26th annual Polar Bear Plunge at The Raven in Woods Bay on Jan. 1, 2020. Hunter D’Antuono | Flathead Beacon

A selection of 2020’s best photos by Flathead Beacon Media Director Hunter D’Antuono. This year’s revolution around the sun proved a tumultuous one, with the globe beset by a pandemic along with political and social turbulence. But dependable patches of beauty and compassion shone through — the bluebirds still sang in the spring, the larches still turned gold in the fall and people still connected, even if from a few paces away.