Silt ripe for pot sales

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Sidney Potts, right, manager of the new Green Cross Recreational Dispensary in Silt, and Aracely Ramirez, a bud tender at the shop, advertise the store, located a block off Main Street on Front Street.

But town trustees split 4-3 against growing plants in downtown area

SILT — A town that has opened its doors to retail marijuana sales has for a second time slammed them shut on a proposal to grow the product.
After unanimously rejecting a growing and manufacturing site in January because of concerns from nearby residents, town trustees voted 4-3 this week against an indoor cultivation site downtown.

Bill requiring snow tires, chains clears Senate panel

DENVER — All motorists traveling Interstate 70 over the mountains would be required to have adequate tires or chains under a bill that won approval in a Senate committee on Thursday.

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