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Our reporters have worked hard this year. They've covered everything from the day-to-day happenings with local government, schools and crime to larger stories and special projects about how COVID-19 has impacted our community and remembering the valley's fallen servicemen. 

We asked each World reporter to pick their favorite stories from 2021. Here's what they had to say.

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Hospital personnel, some nurses turn a Covid patient in Central Washington's Intensive Care Unit in September 2021. The task requires at least eight people.

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The east end of the homeless camp is seen from near the Sellar Bridge at the beginning of December. The property is owned by the state DOT. 

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Edith Rodríguez Chávez stands outside the bedroom of her daughter, Hannia Dalay Paulina Mosqueda Rodríguez.

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Jorge Perdomo, who helps out as a store clerk in Sony's Oriental Market, stands at the front counter in October.

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A Cascade Kodiaks football player makes a play on Oct. 1, 2021, at Cascade's Peshastin stadium.

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Photos of a few of Wenatchee's fallen veterans. 

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CAFÉ volunteer Audelia Garcia goes over the contents of a wildfire evacuation kit with a family on Boodry Street in Wenatchee on July 27. CAFÉ and other organizations are working to fill a gap of wildfire information available in Spanish. 

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Middle school cross country runners stop by to say thank you to coach Jim "Papa" Parker before dropping a Tootsie Roll in the basket sitting next to him. 

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Martin Wachtel, HighLine Grain IT director, explains how the company has been shifting toward a more electronic workflow Oct. 12 at the co-op's Waterville facility. 

Sydnee Gonzalez: (509) 661-5216 or

on Twitter @sydnee_gonzalez

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