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Last week’s 10 most-read stories on PostIndependent.com

What stories hit it big on PostIndependent.com last week? Which article got the most views and what else rounded out the top 10?Here’s a preview: Three transients force a cargo train to stop | TRIDENT seizes a lot, and we do mean a lot, of pot plants | Guess who’s made another top-ten fishing list? | After nine years and countless parties, Club Roxie will shut its doors for good on Sept. 5 | AND MUCH MOREFrom the joyous to the tragic, the PostIndependent.com Top 10 is a weekly recap of our best local stories. Check out the complete list and email your favorite to rmoulton@cmnm.org.

1.Three arrested for stopping a freight train in Glenwood CanyonThree transients were arrested Saturday night after allegedly tampering with a locomotive’s air-break system, stopping a freight train in Glenwood Canyon.2.Sun sets on Watersweeper and the Dwarf in Glenwood SpringsAfter 35 years of business downtown, a Glenwood Springs business is finally closing shop. 3.Glenwood Springs man faces 20 counts of sexual exploitation of a childA Glenwood Springs man was arrested on 92 counts of sexual exploitation of a child, after authorities allegedly discovered more than 1,500 articles of child pornography on his computer.4.Two Rivers Drug Enforcement Team seizes a lot of potThe Two Rivers Drug Enforcement Team seized 928 marijuana plants at a grow location east of Cattle Creek Monday, after receiving a tip from a landowner who discovered the illegal operation on their property.5.Tipping the scalesWell, Glenwood Springs snagged another top 10 ranking when it comes to fishing.6.’Eco-Discovery Tour’ rolls into GlenwoodAn Oregon couple wants to show locals how to sharply reduce one’s “carbon footprint” while traveling around the United States and stopping here and there to visit old friends, educate anyone interested in their story and to make new friends.7.School’s begun, but it starts later on MondaysJust as students and parents in the Roaring Fork School District Re-1 are getting used to the back-to-school routine following the start of the new school year yesterday, a new Monday late start will go into effect come the middle of next month.8.Glenwood’s Club Roxie to close on Sept. 5Franck Lemari, owner and manager of the Club Roxie in downtown Glenwood Springs, said that he is closing the nightclub on Sept. 5, due to declining business over the past nine months. 9.EPA says wells in Wyoming show possible pollution from frac’ingGovernment scientists believe they have found indications that natural-gas drilling activities may have polluted groundwater sources in Wyoming. 10.Meet the Garfield County Re-2 food ambassadorsHealthy food is the name of the game for the students in the Re-2 School District as they start back to school this week.


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