Features

Investigating death, learning about life

It’s a job that few dream of having. Yet, to Deputy Coroner Michael Barnes, becoming Gunnison County’s chief death investigator is an opportunity to show empathy and compassion while performing

Service, rain or shine

Gunnison Rotary Club members braved the wet and chilly weather Tuesday afternoon to partake in the club’s annual Highway 50 clean-up, on the eastern outskirts of town. Seen here (r-l) are Rotarians Jennifer Kermode and Katie Scott, who got a hand from her son Leo Bloodgood.

A new ‘edition’

Students hit the ground running when classes at Gunnison High School (GHS) resumed this year. Between new students and staff members, there was one more thing new for the semester:

Looking on the bright side

Students in the Gunnison Valley are looking on the bright side of energy alternatives — quite literally. In recent weeks, Katya Schloesser’s eighth-grade class at Gunnison Middle School has observed

What better way to spend a fall day?

While heading northeast of Gunnison on a recent cool fall morning, Teresa Flicek and other student volunteers were equipped with shovels, pickaxes and rakes — prepared to help clean up trails.

Digging into trail development

Kayla Hanson clears rocks and vegetation to make way for the new Chicken Wing trail during a volunteer workday northeast of Gunnison this past Saturday.

The cat is out of the bag

Sue Vincent has long been a “dog person.” But as she got older, canines became difficult to keep up with. While Vincent, who resides in The Willows assisted living facility

Turning the tables

Connor Crossen reaches for a shot during Gunnison Valley Education Foundation’s “Play-It-Forward” ping pong tournament at Gunnison High School this past Sunday.

Fall passing with flying colors

Noticed an explosion of color this year in aspen forests throughout the Gunnison Basin — including orange and red hues highlighting the golden landscape? Does the change seem earlier than

Konsella earns TrailQuest crown

Scratches on top of scratches is the price Brittany Konsella has paid for her title as the queen of TrailQuest.