The Year in Photos 2018

Take a look back at the events that shaped 2018 in Las Vegas through the eyes of Review-Journal photographer Erik Verduzco.

By Erik Verduzco

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, right, connects a punch against Gennady Golovkin in the WBC, WBA, IBO, RING middleweight title bout at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sept. 15, 2018.

Boxer Saul "Canelo" Alvarez works out at his gym in San Diego, Calif. on July 27, 2018.

Fans celebrates a score during game 1 of the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Las Vegas Golden Knights and the San Jose Sharks at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Thursday, April 26, 2018.

Vegas Golden Knights right wing Alex Tuch (89) knocks down San Jose Sharks center Logan Couture (39) during the first period in game 3 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series at the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif. on April 30, 2018.

Olympus, an expandable space station module, at Bigelow Aerospace in North Las Vegas on July 10, 2018.

Rick Seligman of Out of the Desert performs during the Las Vegas Bluegrass Festival at Centennial Hills Park in Las Vegas on March 24, 2018.

Workers shake hands after installing a steel beam into place during a topping off ceremony at Las Vegas Ballpark in Summerlin on Oct. 11, 2018.

Construction workers install rebar at the site of the future Raiders stadium in Las Vegas on Sept. 27, 2018.

Passengers of California Pacific Airlines' first flight into McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas look out of the window after landing at Terminal 1 on Nov. 15, 2018.

Third grade student Luamaurion Williams participates in a Raiders youth football camp at Robert Taylor Elementary School in Henderson on Sept. 25, 2018.

Dana White, UFC president, center, with Francis Ngannou, left, and Derrick Lewis during the UFC 226 ceremonial weigh-in event at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on July 6, 2018.

Israel Adesanya, left, connects an elbow against Brad Tavares in The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale middleweight main event bout at the Palms casino-hotel in Las Vegas on July 6, 2018.

Celester Watkins of Las Vegas holds clothes and shoes selected by his wife during the "Shop for Success" excess inventory sale at Spring Valley High School in Las Vegas on March 16, 2018.

Stacy Perry with her daughter Cali, 8, at their Las Vegas home on June 7, 2018. Stacy is undergoing treatment for her stage 4 colon cancer.

Pearl Harbor Survivor Ed Hall, left, shakes hands with U.S. Army Sgt. Adam Poppenhouse, who was honored during an event by One Hero at a Time at the Henderson Events Plaza in Henderson on Sept. 22, 2018.

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman, left, recognizes 100-year-old Joe Vento as citizen of the month during a city council meeting at Las Vegas City Hall on Aug. 1, 2018.

Faith Lutheran's Noah Vernon (1) is tackled by Kiondre Taylor (20), left, and Andrew Kirk (26) after a catch during their game at Liberty High School in Henderson on Sept. 8, 2018.

Las Vegas Lights' Carlos Alvarez (7) fouls Portland Timbers' Nathan Smith (42) at Cashman Field in Las Vegas on Sept. 16, 2018.

Theresa McAninch, left, and her husband Terry McAninch, ride together in the RTC for the Holiday Bike Ride in Las Vegas on Dec. 8, 2018.

Mount Charleston Gets Heavy Snow, Fog
Mount Charleston saw heavy snow today, and fog in lower elevations as a cold front swept across the Las Vegas Valley. (Benjamin Hager/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Thick fog blanketed Las Vegas Valley on Tuesday
Thick fog blanketed Las Vegas Valley on Tuesday. The National Weather Service.forecast called for a 50 percent chance of rain. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
Time lapse video of fog covering the Strip
The Las Vegas Strip is shrouded in fog Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
Tony Spilotro's Las Vegas home for sale — VIDEO
The former Las Vegas home of Chicago mob enforcer, Tony Spilotro, is now for sale. Spilotro, who was portrayed by Joe Pesci in the film Casino, is the original owner of the home at 4675 Balfour Drive, built in 1974. (Samia DeCubas/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Buffalo Drive And Mountains Edge Parkway Fatal
Las Vegas police and the Nevada Highway Patrol are investigating a fatal crash in the southwest valley on Saturday afternoon. (Richard Brian/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
UNLV's Joel Ntambwe on his play
UNLV forward Joel Ntambwe talks about his play at this point in the season. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Sam Schmidt chats about hectic off-season
IndyCar team owner Sam Schmidt and lead driver James Hinchcliffe chat about the hectic off-season at the SpeedVegas high-performance driving facility outside of Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 10, 2018. (Ron Kantowski/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
R-J's Mark Anderson on UNLV's victory
Review-Journal sports reporter Mark Anderson recaps UNLV's victory at New Mexico. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
UNLV's Noah Robotham on the win at New Mexico
UNLV guard Noah Robotham talks about winning at New Mexico on Jan. 8, 2019. (Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
UNLV's Kris Clyburn on big 3 vs. New Mexico
UNLV guard Kris Clyburn talks about his key 3-pointer against New Mexico. (Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Marvin Menzies on beating New Mexico
UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies talks about UNLV's win at New Mexico on January 8, 2019. (Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
New HOV Ramp Scheduled to Open in March
New HOV ramp scheduled to open in March of 2019.
American Preparatory Academy part of charter school growth in Las Vegas
American Preparatory Academy in Las Vegas has a waiting list of students who want to attend. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
Wheelchair tournament at UNLV
Cesar Robledo talks about wheelchair basketball and what it means for players to compete during the Wheelchair Basketball Division I-II Tournament at UNLV in Las Vegas, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019.
Snow in Henderson on New Year's Eve morning
Light snow flurries in Anthem Highlands in Henderson on Monday morning, the last day of 2018.
Marvin Menzies on UNLV's trip to Hawaii
UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies talks about the upcoming trip to Hawaii. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Raiders Stadium Timelapse
Construction on the new Raiders stadium continues in Las Vegas.
Pinecrest Academy Horizon principal wins Milken Educator Award
Tony Sanchez on UNLV's recruiting class
UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez talks about his early signing class. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
The Magical Forest at Opportunity Village
Opportunity Village's Magical Forest added 1 million lights and a synchronized music show visible from all over the forest this year. The holiday attraction, which began in 1991, has a train, rides, food and entertainment along with the light displays. (Heidi Knapp Rinella/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Siegel Cares delivers bagels to families in need
Since Thanksgiving, Mark Lenoir of Siegel Cares, has been delivering leftover Bagelmania bagels to families staying at the Siegel Suites.
Dan Barnson steps down
Arbor View football coach Dan Barnson stepped down Friday after 12 seasons at the helm. Under Barnson, the Aggies won 104 games and became one of the top programs in Las Vegas. The Aggies went 12-2 in 2018 and won a region championship for the first time in program history. Barnson loves Friday nights, but said the 12-month commitment was getting exhausting.
NFR 2018 Highlights
NFR 2018 highlights from every round of this years rodeo.
NFR 2018 Round 10 Highlights
NFR 2018 Round 10 Highlights of the 2018 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo from the Thomas & Mack in Las Vegas, Nevada. (CBS Sports Network/PRCA)
NFR- Joe Frost
NFR Bull Rider Joe Frost talks about the difference in bulls and his family legacy with Cassie Soto before the last round of the National Finals Rodeo.
Herm Edwards on LV Bowl loss
Arizona State coach Herm Edwards talks about the loss in the Las Vegas Bowl. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Fresno State linebacker George Helmuth after LV Bowl
Linebacker George Helmuth talks about Fresno State's turnaround. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Youth cancer survivor receives gift bat at Winter Meetings
Cancer survivor Steven Mondragon, baseball player at Los Altos High in Hacienda Heights, California, received a complimentary bamboo bat during the Baseball Winter Meetings in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Dec. 12, 2018. (Ron Kantowski/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
NFR Day 9 Highlights
Highlights from round 9 of the 2018 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo from the Thomas & Mack in Las Vegas, Nevada. (CBS Sports Network/PRCA)
NFR 2018- Will Lummus Leads in Steer Wrestling
As NFR 2018 enters day nine, steer wrestler Will Lummus continues to see his name at the top of the standings. Las Vegas Review Journal host Cassie Soto speaks with the Mississippi native about his excitement to be participating in his first ever NFR.
Tony Sanchez wraps up the UNLV season
UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez wraps up the season. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
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