Last week’s 10 most-read stories on PostIndependent.com
Which article got the most views and what else rounded out the top 10?Here’s a preview: Glenwood comes out on top against arch rival Rifle | Colorado’s Attorney General rolls into Glenwood Springs to discuss an array of legal topics | 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 e-mail your favorite to firstname.lastname@example.org.
10.Attorney General Visits Glenwood to talk about drugs, gas and DNAColorado’s top law enforcement officer, Republican John Suthers, likes to talk about drugs.9.Glenwood edges Rifle by one in thrillerAfter blowouts in 2007 and 2008, the Rifle-Glenwood Springs rivalry regained its typical intensity and intrigue on Friday. 8.Students take flight in study of pine beetleMore than three dozen high school students will take to the air this morning as part of a day-long study of the mountain pine beetle infestation that has ravaged pine forests in the Rocky Mountains.7.Wheels rolling on Silt, New Castle ambulance service dealA potential controversy over changes to the ambulance service for western Garfield County apparently has been averted.6.Danny Gene CollinsDanny Gene Collins of Glenwood Springs, passed away Wednesday Oct. 7th, 2009 in Glenwood Springs. He was 56.5.Garfield County man waits for the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to make a move in contamination caseA Garfield County man claiming he was poisoned by contaminants from a natural gas drilling operation wants to know what state regulators will do now that a report indicates he may be right.4.Consultant: OXY, Williams at fault for Prather spring contamination in Western Garfield CountyThe 2008 contamination of two springs in Western Garfield County has been connected with nearby water pits used to hold toxic sludge from gas wells, according to a report filed with a state agency.3.Former Garfield County employee is charged with embezzlementA former Garfield County Treasurer’s Office employee has been arrested for allegedly embezzling more than $12,000 in property tax payments through the office.2.Rifle man evaded police for five weeks, arrested TuesdayA Rifle man who evaded police by jumping out of a two-story apartment window in September, was arrested Tuesday by Garfield County Sheriff’s Deputies. 1.Some in Glenwood Springs say Pot? Not!Claire Ridgley is hoping to get enough local support to get the city of Glenwood Springs to consider barring medical marijuana dispensaries from operating within the city’s downtown core.
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