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Rivers and streams were swollen to the brink of bursting. It was a year not unlike this about a decade ago, when my youthful exuberance and thirst for adventure led

Laurel Runcie

It’s no secret that this past winter brought a lot of big changes to the Gunnison Valley. However, we hit the ground running and got out in the market with

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Restrictions on who can live in affordable housing units and under what conditions are a double-edged sword. On one hand, they may guarantee availability of a place to live when

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Sitting on the deck of the Lake City Bakery a couple of Fridays ago, enjoying one of Steve Mikeska’s heavenly pastries, I noticed a scar on the flank of a

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My stealth campaign continues, running well beneath the radar to avoid early trouble — legal problems, for example, over my lack of real estate investments, or nasty protests from the

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Mountain living can be spectacular — both the beauty of being surrounded by the great outdoors and the camaraderie of a tight-knit community. But the same characteristics that make it

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Nobody wants to feel forced from a community they’ve come to love. Yet, such stories appear to be increasing in number amid a growing affordability gap in the Gunnison Valley.

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Gunnison’s ample supply of flowering crabapple trees are usually in full bloom by Memorial Day weekend, lining Main Street and front yards with cheerful petals of pink and white. Not

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I’m sure any true-blue outdoorsman or stockgrower worth his salt would hang his head in disgust, but I must confess. I’m a hunter. And I strongly support ranching for the

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Following a report earlier this year by Gunnisonbased Sustainable Strategies Development Group (SDSG) citing a myriad of barriers to local renewable energy generation in the City of Gunnison, municipal leaders

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