Here are the top 10 most-viewed stories of 2013 on CBC North's website. You can also vote for the top Northern stories of the year in our online poll until Dec.26.
The Downtown Hotel in Dawson City was forced to put a backup toe into service after an American swallowed the toe in the famous Sourtoe Cocktail. It was not the first time the toe has been swallowed, but it was the first time it was done deliberately.
In August, the Canadian Press learned that the military had been secretly test-driving a $620,000 stealth snowmobile in its quest to quietly whisk troops on clandestine operations in the Arctic.
Marc Thibault, commanding officer of the CCGS Amundsen, Daniel Dubé, a helicopter pilot, and Klaus Hochheim, an Arctic scientist affiliated with the University of Manitoba were killed in September when their helicopter went down in the Arctic Ocean near Banks Island.
A Buffalo Airways DC-3 carrying 21 passengers and three crew made a hard landing at the Yellowknife airport in August after its right engine burst into flames, 30 seconds after take-off. Four months later, the right engine of a Buffalo Airways C-46 caught fire while taxiing down the runway at the Yellowknife airport. None of the crew on board was hurt.
Trail's End's Allison Devereaux talked to Jim Sautner about his pet bison, Bailey Jr.
Dawson City hunter Heinz Naef shot a huge bull moose where the Stewart River meets the Yukon River in September that might be the largest one ever harvested.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper started his annual summer tour of Canada's North in Whitehorse with an attack on both Opposition parties, test-driving themes expected to carry the Conservatives into the next election.
A new study on global warming pinpointed the probable dates for when cities and ecosystems around the world will regularly experience hotter environments the likes of which they have never seen before.
Scientists at the University of Alaska expressed concern about radiation leaking from Japan's damaged Fukushima nuclear plant, and the lack of a monitoring plan for the state's coastline.
A 38-year-old Nunavut mother was sentenced to five days in jail and probation of two years after telling her 17-year-old teenage daughter numerous times to kill herself. The teen attempted suicide numerous times; two of those attempts were immediately after her mother counselled her to do so.