Comment of the Day

Reader: Destruction of Leo's Smoke Shack hurts Breckenridge's historical culture

Yesterday, we noted that Leo's Smoke Shack, a Breckenridge institution at the center of a hysterical Inside Edition report, had been destroyed as part of a new war on smoke shacks.

Many of our readers were unhappy about the turn of events, including this one.

Shadee Gray writes:

Overreaction for sure. That was culture they destroyed, historical culture of that resort. Tourist or not, still culture.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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