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Cannabytes: New Series Explores Colorado MMJ

Not to be outdone by the Discovery Channel, National Geographic premiered their own weed-centric reality show this week. American Weed will be a 10-part series focusing on the medical marijuana debate here in C...
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Cannabytes: Refuge for Northern CO Patients

Tuesday was not a good day for medical marijuana in Northern Colorado. The proposed dispensary ban I reported on back in July passed, leaving business owners and thousands of patients in the lurch. Steve Ackerm...
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Cannabytes: MMJ at Risk in Northern CO

Northern Colorado seems to have a beef with the state's medical marijuana laws. Dispensaries have been banned in Loveland, Greeley, Windsor, and Longmont. The last haven for many patients in the area has been F...
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Natural Highs: Tree Climbing in The Fort

In light of spring and the recent rainfall I decided to take a much needed trip to Fort Collins. My friend and I, a fellow writer, chose to venture down the Poudre River in search of fresh air to fill our lungs...
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Miss BeFit: Hiking Horsetooth

Remember when you were a kid in the springtime and the sun would come up and you’d shovel Cocoa Puffs into your mouth before booking it outside to just play and run around like it was your job? Well, it was y...
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You Tubin’: Danielle Ate the Sandwich

  Danielle ate the pineapple upside-down cake Danielle Anderson is a cyberspace star. Without YouTube, Anderson would be drinking coffee. In a coffee shop. Awaiting her turn at the mic. Instead she ...
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Beat Diet: Pretty Lights

Although a few established acts have dabbled in the free download game—Radiohead and NIN are obvious examples—Pretty Lights' Derek Vincent Smith built his entire career that way--from the ground up. The Fort Collins-based producer is practically in a league of his own. Name one other artist who hasn't made a single penny on recorded music and is now capable of packing Red Rocks--a feat Smith is reprising this Saturday. It is a trajectory that many will inevitably imitate. Girl Talk might his only near-peer--business model-wise--but unless Crickets Chirping is the alias of a band not yet on my radar, the answer is clear.