Most shared stories on Facebook in 2013

Most shared stories on Facebook in 2013

Most shared stories on Facebook in 2013

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by Sara Roth

kgw.com

Posted on December 31, 2013 at 1:26 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jan 1 at 3:08 AM

PORTLAND -- More than 69,000 people weighed in on KGW’s news stories this year thanks to Facebook. Here are the most-shared KGW Facebook stories of 2013.

1. Dalai Lama visits Oregon

The Dalai Lama visited Oregon in January. It marked the first time the world-renowned peace advocate and Buddhist Monk had visited Eugene.

2. Gresham Amber Alert murder

In October, an Amber Alert was issued after a suspect allegedly attacked his wife and kidnapped his daughter. After Joshua Cavett, 36, was arrested, his wife, Jessie, died of her injuries.

3. Waitress receives life-changing tip

A Vancouver waitress and aspiring designer received a $700 tip from a customer while working in Vancouver to start her own business.

4. Baby pulled from hot car

After seeing a baby left in a hot car at a home improvement store’s Tigard parking lot in August, an employee broke the window of the car and grabbed the child from inside.

5. Mt. Angel bar offends residents

A city known for its annual Oktoberfest was up in arms after the name of a new bar, “The Drunken German,” insulted residents.

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