Last week’s 10 most-read stories on SummitDaily.com
September 21, 2009
What stories hit it big on SummitDaily.com last week? Which article got the most views and what else rounded out the top 10?Here’s a preview: Summit County’s first pot dispensary is raking it in | Can a boy scout save lives on Quandary Peak? | The Breckenridge PD solve a vicious crime | The last sentence is handed out for the Kum & Go robbery | AND MUCH MOREFrom the joyous to the tragic, the SummitDaily.com Top 10 is a weekly recap of our best local stories. Check out the complete list and email your favorite to firstname.lastname@example.org.
1.Summit County pot dispensary blossoms in first monthSummit County’s only medical marijuana store – Medical Marijuana of the Rockies in Frisco – has prospered in its first month as other entrepreneurs await regulations.2.Ski season countdown beginsColorado ski resorts are gearing up for the season, with the start of snowmaking only a couple of weeks away at areas like Loveland and Copper Mountain. 3.Boy Scout determined to create signs for QuandaryWhen a 14-year-old boy named Chance Forsythe died in a Vail Pass snowmobile accident two years ago, his Eagle Scout project was left incomplete. Now Chance’s brother, 14-year-old Derrick Trotman of Highlands Ranch, is working on his own project – getting warning signs on Quandary Mountain in response to the high volume of rescues seen on the peak.4.U.S., Colorado tourism hit hard by recessionLocal resorts and towns aren’t alone in feeling the pinch when it comes to tourism.5.Breckenridge police seek hate-crime suspectBreckenridge Police are seeking a suspect in the assault of a 23-year-old man that occured about 1:20 a.m. Saturday at Cecilia’s.6.Conservatives rally in Silverthorne against Obama policiesFolks upset with President Obama’s policies rallied at the Eagle’s Nest community center in Silverthorne on Saturday for a Rocky Mountain Tea Party.7.The truth about farm-raised fishDear Eartha, I’m confused about farm-raised fish and seafood.8.Fourth teen sentenced in Silverthorne Kum and Go robberyThe fourth and final perpetrator sentenced in the robbery of the Silverthorne Kum and Go recently received a 13-year suspended sentence pending successful completion of six years in a youth program, according to a press release from Fifth District Attorney Mark Hurlbert’s office.9.Scientists eye Snake River cleanupHigh up in near the headwaters of the Snake River, in some of the county’s prettiest country, minerals from mines and naturally crumbling rocks are brewing up a toxic cocktail that kills bugs, fish and algae for miles downstream. 10.Forest Service apologizes for ‘regrettable’ ethic referencesU.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Regional Forester Rick Cables and members of the agency recently met with 17 Hispanic community leaders to apologize for “regrettable references” used during an Aug. 26 new briefing concerning illegal marijuana cultivation activities on national forests in Colorado.