The most-read stories on tricityherald.com in February were:
1. Richland missionary believed killed in Honduras plane crash*
2. Tri-City farmers, winery owner plead innocent in fraud case
3. Human remains reportedly found in Kennewick*
4. 2 arrested after Richland Walmart robbery*
5. 3 hurt in head-on crash north of Pasco*
6. 3 accused of smoking joint next to Richland cop*
7. Richland missionary dies in Honduras plane crash
8. Highway 240 blocked entering Richland*
9. Missing Tri-City snowboarder found at Bluewood
10. Body found in Finley today*
Those marked with an asterisk (*) were posted as "breaking news," meaning they were posted as fresh news throughout the day before they appeared in the Herald's print edition.
So, the top subjects were death, crime and lost snowboarder.