USA team members Ragan Smith (left) and Simone Biles (right) warm up prior to training Thursday, April 7, 2016, at Xfinity Arena in Everett. They were preparing for the Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

Here are some of The Herald’s best photographs of 2016

Herald photographers roam throughout Snohomish County and beyond to capture the images that help tell the stories we present to our readers every day. Here is a look back on some of our most impactful photos of 2016.

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