There is one thing that never changes about the news – it is always fluid changing from moment to moment.

A community newspaper covers its all, so it is hard to prioritize the top stories we covered during 2014 because each story impacts each reader differently.

These news events were chosen for the impact they had on their communities during 2014. See if our list of top 10 news stories matches your own list. Read the full feature in the last edition of 2014 on Wednesday, Dec. 31.