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  1. Legal marijuana comes out to play at Aspen's "stoniest" X GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Denver Post

    Dillon Gross, left, and Alex Hutson joke Wednesday as they prepare to open Native Roots in Aspen, just in time for the Winter X Games. "This will absolutely be the stoniest X Games yet," said Native Roots owner Rhett Jordan.

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  2. Prices, vacancies pinch teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Denver Post

    If the Roaring Fork School District and the town of Carbondale move forward with a proposed affordable housing development, it could make a noticeable difference for the district's employee retention rate. The plan calls for the construction of about 100 units of affordable housing in the field between the Third Street Center and Bridges High School, with some of them earmarked specifically for RFSD employees.

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  3. Gypsum biomass power plant engulfed in active, three-alarm fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Denver Post

    In Gypsum, located 140 miles west of Denver, a biomass mill began operations in December, burning wood to create 10 megawatts of round-the-clock electricity. Wood chips are unloaded from a truck.

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  4. New owner for sled-dog business in abuse caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Denver Post

    A sled-dog business at the center of an animal abuse case has been cleared for transfer to a new owner. The Snowmass Village Town Council voted unanimously Monday to approve a temporary agreement for the owner of the Krabloonik sled-dog business to sell the operation.

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  5. Who puts pumpkins out?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Denver Post

    Each October, pumpkins appear mysteriously along the Fryingpan River between Basalt and Ruedi Reservoir. "It's just kind of one of those mystery things," said Pam Schilling, Basalt town clerk.

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  6. Colorado mountain resort projects emerge from torpor of the recessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Denver Post

    Skiers and snowboarders ski and ride across the Lionshead Bridge at the Vail Resort on March 13, 2013. Investors are freeing the flow of cash.

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  7. Forest Service destroys illegal pot grow north of Aspen near BasaltRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Denver Post

    For the second time in a year, the U.S. Forest Service has eradicated a major illegal marijuana-growing operation on national forest lands in the Aspen area. The agency was tipped off last week about a large garden near Ruedi Reservoir, according to White River National Forest Supervisor Scott Fitzwilliams.

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  8. Basalt-area marijuana greenhouse gets green lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Denver Post

    The Silverpeak Apothecary 25,000 square foot greenhouse complex, with 20,000 square feet of grow space, should be completed by the end of October. The greenhouses are located on the south side of Highway 82, east of the Roaring Fork Club entrance.

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  9. Agreement reached in Basalt bartender's caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Denver Post

    An agreement has been designed to lead to the dismissal of a misdemeanor charge against a Basalt bartender who allegedly had served a drink to a woman who was later struck and killed by a vehicle but also had found her a safe ride home, according to attorneys involved in the case. Donald "Blake" MacDougal, 50, co-owner of Stubbies Sports Bar and Eatery, made his first appearance in Pitkin County Court on Tuesday since being cited Aug. 21 for the "sale or service of alcohol beverage to a visibly intoxicated person" by the Liquor Enforcement Division of the Colorado Department of Revenue.

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  10. Aspen Skiing Co. invests $10 million at ButtermilkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Denver Post

    Aspen Skiing Co. is building a new kids' center called The Hideout at the base of Buttermilk.

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  11. Illinois woman killed in two-vehicle, head-on Pitkin County crashRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2014 | Denver Post

    An Illinois woman was killed in a head-on, two-vehicle crash in Pitkin County on Saturday night that also left two others seriously injured, the Colorado State Patrol said.

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  12. M. Carroll: Colorado grown, Colorado proud ... or else?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Denver Post

    Some communities embrace outsiders as insiders from the second they pass Go. Plenty of people are considered real New Yorkers, for instance, the first time a cabbie or landlord overcharges them.

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