2012: The year in review

POSTED: 04:27 PM MST Dec 31, 2012    UPDATED: 11:23 PM MST Dec 31, 2012 

With fires, elections, spiders and more, what a year 2012 has been!

Attached to this story in the full-site version is the entire Newsline special of the Year in Review in which we take a look at the most important stories of 2012. (Users of the Local News 8 app can find it under the "Video" category at the bottom of your screen.)

Also included here is a collage of the big stories of 2012. These aren't necessarily the most significant, but they are the most viewed on localnews8.com. Click on a photo to find out more about each story.

Thank you for spending this year with us, and we will keep you updated on the exciting year 2013 will most certainly be.