These 17 stories drew the largest amount of web views on Community Impact Newspaper's website between Jan. 1 and Dec. 19, according to metrics from See what stories readers in Tomball and Magnolia most favored this year.

1. Impassable roadways
Here are the roads that are impassable in Tomball, Magnolia from Hurricane Harvey storms
This story published Aug. 27 attracted more than 64,000 page views.

2. Flood education tool
MAP: Harris County flood education tool shows areas to watch during storms
This story published Aug. 25 garnered more than 59,000 views.

3. TEA waivers for local ISDs
Houston-area school districts excused from having to make up missed days from Hurricane Harvey with TEA waivers
This story published Aug. 30 attracted nearly 57,000 page views.

4. Grand Texas
Grand Texas Theme Park updates construction timeline
This story published June 16 garnered more than 37,000 views.

5. Take a staycation
School's out for summer: 11 places to take a staycation in the Greater Houston area
This story published May 31 garnered nearly 22,000 views.

6. Hurricane Harvey rainfall
Rainfall dropped in most Houston suburb's Tuesday
This story published Aug. 27 received 15,000 views.

8. The Cross of Tomball
Where did that 10-story cross in Tomball come from?
This story published March 22 attracted nearly 13,000 views.

9. Free and cheap summer activities
Here are 25 free and cheap things to do this summer in the Greater Houston area
This story published June 2 was viewed more than 12,000 times.

10. Creek levels during Hurricane Harvey
As heavy rain continues, how full are the creeks in Tomball, Magnolia?
This story published Aug. 27 garnered more than 10,000 views.

11. Hwy. 249 construction begins
Hwy. 249 construction to begin in February, end in late 2019
This story published Feb. 3 garnered more than 9,500 views.

12. Mosquito spraying
Harris County plans 600,000-acre aerial mosquito spray for Thursday, Sept. 14
This story published Sept. 13 was viewed more than 9,000 times.

13. Tomball Regional Medical Center
HCA purchases Tomball Regional, Affinity Medical Associates, Affinity Emergency Center at Magnolia
This story published May 2 garnered nearly 8,000 views.

14. Tomball Tollway
Take a first look at HCTRA’s all-inclusive Tomball Tollway project
This story published April 18 was viewed more than 6,000 times.

15. Possession of marijuana
No arrest for up to 4 ounces of marijuana in Harris County, effective March 1
This story published Feb. 16 garnered more than 5,000 views.

16. Real estate after Hurricane Harvey
5 ways Harvey affects Houston’s real estate market
This story published Sept. 13 was viewed about 5,000 times.

17. Hurricane Harvey
Montgomery County officials urge residents to take precautions, stay alert in wake of Tropical Storm Harvey
This story published Aug. 24 was viewed nearly 4,900 times.