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Cannabis potency: Today’s products pack a serious punch
Cannabis potency: Today’s products pack a serious punch

February 15, 2019

The THC levels in legal recreational cannabis are significant when compared with the black market weed from decades past By Lauren GlendenningBrought to you by Organix In Colorado’s legal marijuana industry, the selection of strains...


Colorado won’t oppose $1.9 million exoneration claim
Colorado won’t oppose $1.9 million exoneration claim

February 16, 2019

DENVER — Colorado’s attorney general said Thursday his office will not fight a claim for compensation by a man who spent 28 years in prison for a rape conviction that was later overturned, a decision...


Ex Colo. Gov. Hickenlooper supports universal health care
Ex Colo. Gov. Hickenlooper supports universal health care

February 16, 2019

HENNIKER, N.H. — John Hickenlooper, the former governor of Colorado who is considering a run for president in 2020, said Thursday he supports universal health care and thinks the U.S. eventually should provide it. But...


Legislators work to close the sexual assault law loophole

February 16, 2019

DENVER — When Senon Louis Ramirez’s conviction for sexually assaulting one of his foster children was overturned last year because of a loophole in Colorado law, there was outrage over how such a gap could...



Devil at the gym
Devil at the gym

February 16, 2019

Decades ago I was at a local gym and noticed three kids, who looked to be in their teens, checking me out. I had assumed it was because of my pickle barrel pectorals: it wasn’t....




Russia says another Olympic bid possible, despite doping
Russia says another Olympic bid possible, despite doping

February 15, 2019

MOSCOW — Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov said Thursday the country is interested in hosting the Olympics in 2032 or 2036, even as it still faces the fallout from years of doping scandals. “As regards...


#ExploreSummit: Freshies
#ExploreSummit: Freshies

February 15, 2019

The story of Summit County told through the people who love it most — you! Use #ExploreSummit on your photos of friends, adventures and the natural beauty of this place we love on Twitter and...






Reader photos: Mountain time
Reader photos: Mountain time

February 15, 2019

Here are the reader-submitted photos of Summit County in the past week. To see your photos in print or online, submit entries to share@summitdaily.com.


Olympic volunteers: Is it a one-time chance, or is it exploitation?
Olympic volunteers: Is it a one-time chance, or is it exploitation?

February 15, 2019

TOKYO — Unpaid Olympic volunteers do almost everything: guide athletes around, greet dignitaries and translate for lost fans. International Olympic Committee officials acknowledge the games couldn’t be held without them; invariably smiling, helpful and praised...