Year in Review: 1.5 million people visited nvdaily.com in 2012

In 2012, the Daily’s website, nvdaily.com, had more than 1.5 million unique visitors who looked at more than 11.3 million pages.

While nvdaily.com’s home page and sections such as obituaries, Classified ads, mobile edition news, AP Wire news, the crossword puzzle, local news, sports, opinion, Valley 911 and lifestyle drew the bulk of the pageviews during the year, a number of news stories captured local and worldwide attention.

Here are the Top 10 stories in terms of pageviews on nvdaily.com in 2012:

1. Trusted friend charged with stealing from Trent Williams family
2. Strasburg boy claimed by cancer to have hero’s farewell.
3. Food for fitness: Eat protein and carbs before, after workout for energy.
4. Man killed in police shooting in Woodstock on Friday night
5. Teen driver dies in two-vehicle crash
6. Man arrested at Strasburg’s Sandy Hook
7. Two dead in Christmas Eve murder-suicide
8. Driver dies in crash near I-66
9. Police say meth lab and bomb making going on at Strasburg home
10. Large motorcycle gang gathering passes uneventfully, 8,822