Hayden officials open to marijuana growing operation

There were very few objections Thursday night to allowing commercial marijuana growing operations in Hayden.

Hayden resident wants to start marijuana growing operation

Rodney McGowen says he has never smoked pot and twice voted against legalizing it, but now the Hayden resident wants to grow it commercially.

32 indicted in massive Colorado marijuana trafficking investigation

Colorado officials have won indictments against 32 people accused of being part of a multimillion-dollar scheme to grow marijuana illegally in Colorado and ship it out of state.

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Marijuana industry continues to evolve in Routt County

The recreational marijuana industry has already changed during the first year of sales, and the evolution is destined to continue.

Keeping kids and roads free of marijuana still a focus for police

During the first year of legalized pot sales in Steamboat Springs, police issued more tickets to people who were younger than 21 and suspected of possessing marijuana.

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Doctors believe health dangers of marijuana are being overlooked

Yampa Valley Medical Center sees surge in patients with marijuana intoxication

The liberalization of marijuana laws and the opening of medical and recreational shops in Routt County have led to a significant increase in hospital patients experiencing side effects from the drug.

Attorney discloses possible homicide motive

Court documents filed Wednesday shed some new light on a possible motive for the slaying of Routt County resident Edward Zimmerman.

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Local youth believe underage marijuana use has increased with legalization

Members of the Steamboat Springs Teen Council are unanimous in their opinion that legalizing recreational marijuana has upped the chances that local teens will give the drug a try.

Routt County Grand Futures to see leadership change

Grand Futures Prevention Coalition will see a leadership change this spring, when current Routt County Program Director Kate Elkins steps down and Grand County program director Megan McCord takes her place.

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Dank Frank's fighting to get its chance at business

It's been a long road for Dank Frank's in Oak Creek. Although multiple marijuana businesses have been approved in the last few months, its application to open for business remains on the table.

Growing Pains Part 3

Municipalities across the state have been forced to weigh in on the marijuana debate. The ...

Growing Pains Part 2

Medical marijuana has become the basis for lucrative businesses, and entrepreneurs are not the only ...

Growing Pains Part 1

Seeds of controversy: It took nine years for Colorado’s medical marijuana industry to take off ...

Recreational marijuana sales arrive in Steamboat Springs

Recreational marijuana sales arrive in Steamboat Springs