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Our top videos for 2014: Seahawks fans destroy a Bronco, Squalicum student remembered

Seattle Seahawks fans at Scrap-It destroy a 1985 Ford Bronco painted in Denver Broncos colors Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 at the Ferndale recycler off Slater Road.
Seattle Seahawks fans at Scrap-It destroy a 1985 Ford Bronco painted in Denver Broncos colors Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 at the Ferndale recycler off Slater Road. THE BELLINGHAM HERALD

Out staff photographers shot all kinds of video in 2014 - from overzealous Seahawks fans working at a scrap yard in Ferndale to storms, traffic crashes and Bellingham’s first retail marijuan store.

Here are the top 5, in terms of how many readers watched on our YouTube channel.

1. Seahawks fans destroy Bronco

In our most popular video ever - it went viral within days and was shown nationally on ESPN and other channels - Seattle Seahawks fans at Scrap-It, a recycling business in Ferndale, destroy a 1985 Ford Bronco painted in Denver Bronco colors.

It proved to be a harbinger of things to come, as the Seahawks dismantled the Broncos in Super Bowl XVIII, 43-8.

Watch the video (originally posted Jan. 29, 2014):

2. Squalicum High students remember Hannah Dashiell

Squalicum High students remember their classmate Hannah Dashiell at an informal memorial Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, in the parking lot of the Bellingham Barkley Haggen grocery store where she worked. Hannah died in a traffic accident Sunday morning.

Watch the video (originally posted Jan. 6, 2014):

3. Cement truck accident shuts down Meridian

An Interstate 5 support pillar struck by a cement truck Thursday, Aug. 28, has been determined to be sound, clearing the way to reopen a section of Meridian Street that has been closed for hours.

Watch the video (originally posted Aug. 28, 2014):

4. Horizon Fairbanks container ship breaks loose

Port of Bellingham spokesman Mike Hogan describes how the Horizon Fairbanks freighter broke loose from the Bellingham Shipping Terminal during high winds Tuesday morning, Dec. 8, 2014, in Bellingham Bay.

Watch the video (originally posted De. 9, 2014):

5. Armed standoff in Bellingham

A seven-hour standoff between Bellingham police and a man who apparently fired a shot into an adjoining apartment ended Tuesday, June 10, in the suspect's death.

Watch the video (originally posted June 10, 2014):

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