Last week’s 10 most-read stories on |

Last week’s 10 most-read stories on

What stories hit it big on last week?Here’s a preview: Putting a face on medical marijuana | Snowmaking starts at Vail Mountain | Vail passes: Historical peaks and passes | Skiers flood A-Basin opening day | AND MUCH MOREFrom the joyous to the tragic, the Top 10 is a weekly recap of our best local stories. Check out the complete list and email your favorite to

10.Vail thinking Eagle-Vail annexationAnnexation idea in very early stages; Vail town staff to prepare report weighing pros and cons9.Report: Prosecutors want 22 years for Vilar, former Vail Valley benefactorFormer Beaver Creek resident and Vail Valley benefactor Alberto Vilar convicted of fraud in November8.Vail: Dobson roof angers some neighborsResidents of nearby condos say town’s choice for new roof at Vail arena is too shiny7.Vail passes: Historical peaks and passesVail Pass and the Gore Range are just two such Colorado topographical features named after historical figures6.Loveland kicks off ski seasonSki season starts on its earliest date ever in state5.Snowmaking starts at Vail MountainVail Valley ski shops switching inventory; customers bringing in gear4.Skiers flood A-Basin opening dayIt was the earliest opening day in Arapahoe Basin’s 63-year history, but for some skiers and riders, the day didn’t come early enough3.Vail, Colo. ski resorts offering discounts after tough yearVail Resorts says discounts may reduce profits initially but will pay if skiers to return2.Putting a face on medical marijuanaVail Valley woman finds marijuana a better alternative for her insomnia1.Tred Barta’s biggest adventureFelled by rare diseases, TV host and Eagle resident Tred Barta gets ready to get back on the air

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