The year in pictures: 2021’s noteworthy local news photos

The decade is young, but it’s certainly felt a lot longer: All eyes turned to Washington in 2021, with the nation’s capital taking center stage in an increasingly divided political atmosphere and the region’s residents still struggling with a pandemic dragging on into its second year. Look back at some of the year’s most local notable moments:

Alejandro Alvarez

Alejandro Alvarez joined WTOP as a digital journalist and editor in June 2018. He is a reporter and photographer focusing on politics, political activism and international affairs.

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