Rick West

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Rick West is a staff photographer who has been with the Daily Herald since 2000. He covers communities around Kane County on a daily basis, but his job has afforded him the opportunity to shoot events including a relief trip to earthquake-ravaged Haiti, the Republican National Convention, the Chicago Bears' most recent trip to the Super Bowl in Miami, and the 2010 Stanley Cup championship and ensuing celebrations.

Rick has won numerous awards from the National Press Photographers Association, the Illinois Press Photographers Association and The Associated Press.

He is a graduate of Ohio State University and lives in Kane County with his wife and daughter.

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Images: Bill Murray opens “Caddyshack”-themed sports bar in Rosemont

Apr 17 2018 | 4:36 pm - See Bill Murray return to his roots in the Chicago suburbs Tuesday morning to help open his family’s new “Caddyshack”-themed sports bar in Rosemont.

Images: Burlington Central vs. Hampshire, boys basketball

Jan 15 2018 | 3:47 pm - The Burlington Central High School boys basketball team played Hampshire during the 3rd annual Central MLK Classic on Monday, Jan. 15, in Burlington.

Images: St. Charles East vs. St. Charles North, girls and boys basketball

Jan 12 2018 | 11:28 pm - St. Charles East High School swept a girls and boys basketball doubleheader against rival St. Charles North on Friday, Jan. 12.

Images: Huntley falls to Edwardsville, 42-38 in playoff football

Oct 27 2017 | 10:42 pm - The Huntley High School football team hosted and fell 42-38 to Edwardsville High School during the first round of football playoffs on Friday, Oct. 27, in Huntley.

Images: Chicago Bears defense stuffs the Carolina Panthers

Oct 22 2017 | 5:06 pm - The Chicago Bears faced off against the Carolina Panthers in the rain defeating them 17-3 on Sunday at Soldier Field in Chicago.

Elgin cops, seniors get together to fish and chat

Sep 29 2017 | 4:24 pm - As part of their ongoing community outreach, members of the Elgin Police Department spent a couple of hours out fishing with seniors at Hawthorne Hills Nature Center in Elgin.

Images: Geneva over Kaneland, 28-21 in football

Sep 01 2017 | 11:00 pm - The Geneva High School football team hosted and won 28-21 over Kaneland on Friday, Sept. 1, in Geneva.

Images: Solar Eclipse in the Suburbs of Chicago and downstate

Aug 21 2017 | 3:28 pm - See moments from the solar eclipse as seen in the suburbs of Chicago and downstate. People in Naperville, at Harper College in Palatine, Gages Lake, Wayne and Chester gathered to experience the rare event.

Images: Huntley High School graduation

May 27 2017 | 1:27 pm - Huntley High School held its 2017 commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 27 at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.

Images: Hampshire High School graduation

May 20 2017 | 4:37 pm - Hampshire High School held their 2017 commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 20 at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.

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