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

Below is a list 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 link to find out more.

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

1. Photos: Charlotte Fire
http://goo.gl/7Jf2X

2. Photos: Wind damages homes and buildings.
http://goo.gl/zZIUg

3. Best of the Worst: Mugshot hall of fame (photos)
http://goo.gl/oXJnt

4. High school students capture video of possible Bigfoot
http://goo.gl/9aKxX

5. Photos: Fires burn in Bingham County
http://goo.gl/2SPkC

6. Election results 2012
http://goo.gl/u1c22

7. Anchor keeps composure while spider drops into view on live TV
http://goo.gl/6kBza

8. Photos: Solar eclipse 2012
http://goo.gl/re88W

9. Photos: Howe during and after fire
http://goo.gl/hy5rw

10. Photos: American Idol bus tour makes stop in Idaho Falls.
http://goo.gl/89hV4