A story of a mudslide west of Creston was our third most-read online in 2018. Photo: @TranBC_WestKoot/Twitter

YEAR IN REVIEW: The most-read online stories of 2018

A death on Baker St. topped the list

1. Man in critical condition after Baker St. assault – 9,577 local readers

2. Five employees arrested at medical marijuana dispensary – 9,500 local readers

3. Mudslide closes Hwy 3 west of Creston – 8,606 local readers

4. Mudslide closes Hwy 3 near Castlegar – 8,575 local readers

5. Police investigating disturbing incident – 6,653 local readers

6. A look at B.C. wildfire smoke from space – 6,372 local readers

7. City of Nelson prepping for possible flooding – 5,993 local readers

8. Nelson employee at CIBC Wood Gundy fined $45,000 – 5,709 local readers

9. Kootenay fires grow – more evacuation alerts – 5,698 local readers

10. Can-Filters closes, 27 Nelson employees let go – 5,587 local readers

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Horvat’s hat trick lifts Canucks to 5-2 win over Red Wings

First career three-goal game for Vancouver captain

Saanich Gulf-Islands’s Elizabeth May coy about leadership plans

The federal Green party leader talks possibility of running as MP without being leader

Feds finally decriminalizing drugs possible – but it’s up to Jagmeet Singh, expert says

National pharmacare was one of Singh’s most highly-touted platform policies

Estheticians can’t be forced to wax male genitals, B.C. tribunal rules

Langley transgender woman Jessica Yaniv was ordered to pay three salon owners $2,000 each

Two youth arrested in UBC carjacking at gunpoint, after being spotted in stolen Kia

‘A great deal of credit is due the alert person who called us,’ said North Vancouver Sgt. Peter DeVries

People’s Party of Canada’s anti-immigration views ‘didn’t resonate’ with voters: prof

Party was formed on anti-immigration, climate denying views in 2018

Windstorm knocks out power for 10,000 in north and central B.C.

Power slowly being restored, BC Hydro says

Investor alert: ‘Split games’ pyramid scheme circulating in B.C.

British Columbia Securities Commission issues warning about scheme selling virtual shares

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