Features

Divine Intervention?

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

Jumping for joy of Christmas

Isabelle Bihler leaps across the stage in High Attitude Dance Academy’s presentation of “The Polar Express” this past Saturday at Taylor Auditorium on the Western Colorado University campus. For more

A winter escape from reality

The nostrils of his black velvety nose knickered softly as I approached, and his big brown eyes peered out from behind his blinders. He twitched ever so slightly, making the

How low can Jack go?

The Club Sports Figure Skating team at Western Colorado University hosted a Crimson and Skate fundraiser at Jorgensen ice rink this past Saturday following the Western men’s hockey game. Prizes,

Skiing to learn at Monarch Mountain

Dominique Naccarato slides to a stop on a hairpin corner of a trail adjacent to the ski area boundary. “We’re lucky today,” she says. “The wildlife have left their mark

Volunteers help seniors relocate

Sharon Hess watched out the window of the former Senior Care Center for months as her new home was being built. She and her fellow residents commented on each phase of construction.

Center ready to blow the roof off

When pianist and songwriter Allen Toussaint came to Crested Butte, it was a show that longtime local Les Choy wasn't going to miss. In fact, Choy was the first person

Valley ‘cast’ in a different light

A devout fan of tuning into the aural pleasure of a podcast while driving long distances or working around the house, Frank Konsella launched his own “Crested Butte is Home”

Going to extremes

“Extreme” sports and the films that highlight them go hand-inhand. Like a chicken and egg. What came first? Did death-defying acrobatics beckon for someone to capture those exploits on film,

A step above

Chris Harris Jr. of the Denver Broncos is getting a kick out of his new cleats — designed by Gunnison High School (GHS) student Morgan Crosby.