A gallery of Spokesman-Review photojournalist Kathy Plonka’s favorite photos of 2012.
U.S. Boxing Olympic Team Trials
Queen Underwood reacts to beating N’yteeyah Sherman 25-24 in the lightweight winners bracket during the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for women’s boxing at Northern Quest Casino on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012.
Kevin McLeod formerly of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and his family had to move to Williston so he could find employment. He now works for B&G Roustabout. Williston is one of the tiny towns surrounding the oil-rich Bakken formation, estimated to hold anywhere between 4 billion and 24 billion barrels of oil.