Oak Creek

Wedel: Pot grows undercharged



Scott Wedel 05/06/2015 The Oak Creek town government has, on numerous occasions, told citizens of the benefits of approving marijuana businesses and how those businesses are “paying their way.” I think that is not true for water and electric utilities.

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Dank Frank's approved in Oak Creek, parking still in question



Ben Ingersoll 03/12/2015 Oak Creek - After months of marathon public hearings and a twice-tabled application, Dank Frank's — a proposed marijuana grow facility and retail shop just off Oak Creek's Main Street — received Town Board approval at Thursday night's meeting.

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Routt County couple arrested on first-degree murder charges



Matt Stensland 03/05/2015 Steamboat Springs - Before being able to post a $10,000 bond, a man being held in the Routt County Jail was booked on charges of first-degree murder, according to Routt County Court records. The man's wife, Kristen L. Johnson, was then arrested Thursday morning on suspicion of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and child abuse.

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Dank Frank's fighting to get its chance at business



Ben Ingersoll 02/26/2015 Steamboat Springs - Stagecoach residents Frank Haughton and Lyndsey Shaw entered the marijuana business industry in Denver in 2007, more than half a decade before the state decided to legalize the recreational drug.

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Our View: Pot experiment seems to be working



02/20/2015 After the first full year of legalized retail sales of marijuana in Steamboat Springs, we’ve seen that even in its infancy, it’s a multi-million dollar industry that will only grow. And we’ve been unable to detect any alarming signs that weed is going to undermine Steamboat’s stature as a wholesome place to live and visit.

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Marijuana cultivation business gets Oak Creek approval, Dank Frank's gets closer



Ben Ingersoll 02/12/2015 Oak Creek - After lengthy discussion at Thursday night's regular meeting, the Oak Creek Town Board gave a new marijuana cultivation facility approval to move forward with construction, while a proposed retail marijuana storefront inched closer to getting its board nod, too.

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From the editor: A year of recreational pot



Lisa Schlichtman 02/12/2015 Since that day, the Steamboat Pilot & Today news team has been covering Colorado’s social experiment with more than 50 marijuana-related articles published in an effort to chronicle a history-making first year of recreational pot.

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"Board action confusing"



Willie Richardson 02/11/2015 This letter is regarding the Oak Creek Town Board meeting at 6 p.m. today. The application by Dank Frank’s LLC for a marijuana grow license in Oak Creek has sparked controversy because of its location.

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