From the Newsroom: Top local stories of yesteryear


We have been working for a month or so to put together our annual list of the top local stories, which usually appears on the last Sunday of the year. That’s tomorrow! The top story of the year was a big surprise to me. Hint: it doesn’t involve COVID-19 or housing.

Maybe it’s because I’ve lived in Clark County for quite a while, or maybe it’s just journalistic curiosity, but I enjoy going back into the archives to see what the top stories were a few years ago. Here is what I found:

Top stories of 2016

Several of the top stories of 2016 were still top stories this year. Lack of affordable housing was our top local story in 2016. As it turned out, it was just a taste of what was to come. The story notes that the median home price…

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