A road off of Oregon Route 205 between Burns, Ore. and the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge on Tuesday, January 5, 2016.

2016. It was a weird year. And these are some of the photos I made during it.

A group of men stand guard at the entrance of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge during a takeover of the refuge in Princeton, Ore., just south of Burns, Ore. on Monday, January 4, 2016.
Arizona rancher, LaVoy Finicum, addresses the press during the continued takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, south of Burns, Ore. on Tuesday, January 5, 2016.
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nutcracker-1 parade-1 Kathy Kerron's horse, TinTin, does lunging with Kaylee McBride, center, on Sunday, July 17, 2016 in preparation for the Oregon High Desert Classics which begin Tuesday.