Features

Ensuring safety in a phenomenal winter

Snow is a lot like people. It easily adapts to gradual changes — but too much change too fast, and you’ve got problems. That’s according to Snow Safety Director Frank

Movement for equality

Sephora Baroumbaye of Western Colorado University's Polynesian Dance and Chant Club moves to the music during a kickoff of the International Women's Day celebration in the Leslie J. Savage auditorium

Mardis Gras, Gunni style

Gunnison’s second annual Gunni Gras celebration included a pub crawl, parade and party at the Gunnison Arts Center — all of which are pictured here.

Calling all angels

When was the last time you spent an entire day just listening — truly listening without assumption or judgement? It’s a tall task but one that drama-duo Heather and Steve

Gunnison teen gains global perspective

Understanding cultural differences is key to developing a global perspective. Gunnison High School junior Gus Messner — who spent a year in another country, which is about as different from

Got those beads? Gunni-Gras is back

What would Gunnison be without its own Mardi Gras celebration? The Gunni-Gras pub crawl, parade and party returns for the the second year in coming days. “It was a blast,”

Access to the alpine

It’s no secret that teachers today take on a lot of responsibilities. When children step foot in school, educators are responsible for everything from snacks to teaching calculation of slope

‘SonofaGunn’ celebrates milestone

Scenes from three decades of “SonofaGunn” at the Gunnison Arts Center are pictured here. The 2019 production will mark the 30th year of satirizing life in the Gunnison Valley. For

A ‘Joyful’ day on the slopes

With school out of session Monday for Presidents Day, kids flocked to Cranor Hill Ski Area northeast of Gunnison for the mostly annual O-Be-Joyful Ski Meet. Events for skiers and

Into the wild, with bears

A caravan of two snowcats and three snowmobiles dispersed in a long line across the snowy landscape, bound for a spot high in the hills this past Thursday.