Kate Gienapp

Over the past 20 years, much has changed. Cassette tapes turned to compact disks. Compact disks became digitized. But Colorado Fitness in Gunnison has stood the test of time. This

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Tristan Loftis peers through a snowy pair of goggles during a trip by Gunnison Elementary School third graders to Crested Butte Nordic Center this past Thursday. For more from the

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As Kat Hebda awoke on Monday, she didn’t grab her skis to hit the slopes. She didn’t hit the snooze button and she didn’t decide to sleep in. Instead of

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Mr. Woytek, principal at Gunnison Elementary School (GES), gets a laugh at students duct taping him to a table near the school’s entrance this past Friday. GES first- through fifth-grade

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A first-of-its-kind speaker series aimed at inspiring the next generation of outdoor industry leaders will kick off this month at Western Colorado University. Blister Speaker Series will bring to campus

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Snowfall in the high country has brought wildlife to lower elevations for the winter, but it still takes a close eye to find them under the cover of timber. This

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A step into a workshop south of Crested Butte reveals a man mixing chemicals with scientistlike precision. Brett Conover is in the throes of his latest creation. Minutes later, he’s

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Carlie Kenton and son Finn McHale are all smiles while sledding the hill east of the Western Colorado University football practice field this past Friday. For more from the day

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Folks in the Gunnison Valley may have noticed brightly colored stickers cropping up around town containing unfamiliar words such as “velkommen,” “lafia,” “merhbe” and “karibuni.” Although unfamiliar to many, each

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Winters were always noteworthy in the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s on the Cochetopa. In particular at the rustic Quarter-Circle Circle Ranch, where there was no running water, no electricity and

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