Not surprisingly, our most popular story of 2013 concerned the flooding in June.

Our “What you need to know” story – full of essential information during the emergency – received nearly a million hits.

What else happened in Calgary this year? Alberta said goodbye to “King Ralph” and Calgary re-elected Mayor Naheed Nenshi.

A hockey star sold his mansion, while a Freeman claimed someone else’s half-duplex as his own.

December isn’t over yet, but the most-read story so far is about a Calgary man giving his $40-million lotto win to charity, wrapping up 2013 on a generous note.

Below are the most-read stories by month. Which Calgary story would you add to this list? Leave your suggestions in the comments section below.

January

Calgary gas station diesel mixup leaves 500 needing repairs

A big fuel mixup has left roughly 500 Calgary drivers having to get their vehicles fixed.

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February

Your crotch can kill, claim Alberta ads

Distracted driving ads focus on unlikely target — your crotch

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March

Alberta's 'King Ralph' remembered

Public memorial will be held Friday in Calgary for the 'people's premier' and former Calgary mayor

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April

Jarome Iginla's Calgary house up for sale

Former Flame now playing in Pittsburgh

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May

Calgary officer shoots man after elderly couple hit by vehicle

Incident happened outside Bank of Montreal

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June

Calgary floods: What you need to know now

Disaster financial assistance staff will be in Calgary from July 2 until July 7 to help residents access recovery money

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July

Calgary hit with flash floods from heavy rain

'We expect this will drain quickly when rain stops,' Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi says

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August

Teen's ashes dumped on street by car thieves

Mother tried to recover daughter's scattered ashes from rain-soaked road

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September

Calgary home declared 'embassy' by Freeman

Property located in Calgary's upscale Parkdale neighbourhood

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October

Naheed Nenshi re-elected as Calgary mayor

Voter turnout was 39.43% of eligible voters

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November

GM owners pay 50 per cent more for gas than expected

Ottawa set to announce more accurate fuel consumption tests

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December

Calgary lotto winner Tom Crist to give $40M prize away

Retiree won the lottery in May, but kept it a secret until now

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