The most-read stories on The Union Democrat website in 2018 involved tragedy — fire, flood and a doctor on trial for manslaughter — as well as the auction of cars and a story that appeared in 2017 about a Groveland man’s father whose life story was featured in a best-selling book. Here’s the list of the 10 most-read stories with updates on what has happened since the stories were published: Reports from ground zero of the most destructive days of the weeks-long Donnell Fire stirred emotions and memories for generations of people and descendants of early visitors who first stopped at the fishing and hunting mecca called Dardanelle Resort since it opened in the 1920s. Forest Service investigators have not released a cause of the fire, which cost at least $36 million to fight. It was declared contained Nov. 28. A limited number of firefighters made a stand that August afternoon at Kennedy Meadows Resort & Pack Station, which had been evacuated. Members of three engine crews and about 15 employees wrapped Kennedy Meadows Resort, a cabin that dates to the 1880s, in silver reflective material. There were 277 personnel assigned to the Donnell Fire as of 11 a.m. Aug. 6 and that was...