Marc LesterAlaska Dispatch News
Genna MartinThe Daily Herald (Everett)
Alan BernerThe Seattle Times
1st We really like the effort and pictures in tackling a very difficult story. 2nd In what looks like a very short period of time the photographer captured a wide variety of well composed images. 3. Nice tight edit that tells a story. Several entries were held back by too many pictures.
Judges: Ed Murray, Amanda Marzullo, John Munson, Bumper Dejesus/NJ Advance Media