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Top 5 stories from August 2016


TropicNow's unique mix of breaking local news, business and economic analysis and lifestyle stories continue to capture the imagination of readers in Tropical North Queensland, as well as a growing number of visitors to our region.

Throughout August, the top 5 most clicked stories once displayed the variety of editorial coverage readers are clicking on.

The tragic news of Dimbulah teen Elyse Miller's death, the announcement of a major solar farm near Lakeland and a surprise bathroom encounter with a snake all received intense interest from readers.

These are the stories that got people talking last month:

1. Family and friends mourn loss of Dimbulah teen

2. $42.5 million solar farm to be built in Tropical North

3. Scaly ensuite surprise for Cairns couple

4. First stage of Nova tower project launched to the world

5. Nature play wonderland planned for Centenary Lakes